LOHS cancels first varsity football game of season after positive COVID-19 tests

Lake Orion High School had to cancel their varsity football team’s first season matchup against the Oxford Wildcats last week after two members of the varsity football program tested positive for Coronavirus. LOCS Athletic Director, Chris Bell made the announcement in a tweet late on Sept. 17. “Lake Orion High School has canceled its Friday, […]

Varsity volleyball falls to Oxford in first OAA Red matchup

Varsity volleyball falls to Oxford in first OAA Red matchup

By Megan Kelley Review Writer Lake Orion High School’s varsity volleyball team started off their season this month after an initial season delay. “We’re off to a bit of a slow start. We played, so far, five teams that are ranked in the top 15 so we’re playing a lot of tough teams early and […]

Boys cross country has good showing but loses to Adams

Boys cross country has good showing but loses to Adams

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Dragons varsity cross country team put up a valiant effort but lost 35-22 (low score wins) to Rochester Adams during a dual meet at Lake Orion on Sept. 16. Coach Stan Ford has said he believes Adams is the team to beat in the OAA Red this […]

Lake Orion’s pandemic-shortened football season starts this Friday

Lake Orion’s pandemic-shortened football season starts this Friday

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor In this strangest of high school football seasons, Lake Orion head coach John Blackstock said he is excited for his team’s second chance at playing this fall. The sport was shut down in early August due to COVID-19 concerns, but the governor changed her mind two weeks ago […]

Boys win, girls lose as Dragon cross country teams begin 2020 season

Boys win, girls lose as Dragon cross country teams begin 2020 season

By Teddy Rydquist Review Sports Contributor Citing concerns over the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) decided to do away with the jamboree format in 2020 and instead have their member schools compete against one another in dual meets. On Sept. 9, the Lake Orion Dragons, who reside in the Red […]

Lake Orion Athletics well-equipped to handle new safety protocols

Lake Orion Athletics well-equipped to handle new safety protocols

Student-athletes, coaches, spectators will have to follow new pandemic procedures By Teddy Rydquist Review Sports Writer On July 29, the Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) approved the next steps in returning sports for their member institutions, adopting a plan to phase-in competition for fall athletic activities to limit the spread […]

LOYBL, Orion Chargers join forces to create local tournament baseball team

By Teddy Rydquist Review Sports Contributor The Lake Orion Youth Baseball League (LOYBL) and Orion Chargers Baseball Club have combined their resources to form an eight-and-under (8U) coach pitch tournament team this summer. The idea was a collaborative effort between Chargers President Mike Skelton, who manages one of the club’s 11U teams, Aaron Whatley, the […]

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