A few words from a former Dragon, now Dallas Cowboy Jeff Heath

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer Lake Orion graduate and Dallas Cowboy Jeff Heath feels indebted to Lake Orion’s athletic program for teaching him the fundamentals that resulted in him succeeding to the professional level. “It’s something that I’d like to do every year just because Lake Orion gave me so much,” Heath said. “The […]

Proud lady Dragons don’t go down easily in state quarterfinal

Proud lady Dragons don’t go down easily in state quarterfinal

By Brian Marshall Review Staff Writer When you’re trailing 8-1 to the second-ranked softball team in the state, it wouldn’t be out of line to think about how nice the beach will be the next day. Those thoughts never seeped into the minds of the Lake Orion Dragons in their Division 1 state quarterfinal game. […]

Varsity softball team wins regional title

Varsity softball team wins regional title

By Dan Shriner Review Editor BLOOMFIELD HILLS — One great inning was all it took as Lake Orion’s softball team won its first regional title since 2004 on Saturday. The lady Dragons beat Romeo, 6-1, scoring all of its runs in the bottom of the fifth to qualify for the state quarterfinals which were played […]

Dragons are district champs, seeking regional title Saturday

Dragons are district champs, seeking regional title Saturday

Lake Orion’s varsity softball team is vying for a regional title on Saturday against Birmingham Groves in hopes of advancing to the final eight teams in the quarterfinals of the state Division 1 championships. Last week, Coach Joe Woityra’s team won the district title by beating Clarkston and then Oxford, by scores of 5-4 each […]

Dragons competed at the state Division 1 championships

Dragons competed at the state Division 1 championships

Lake Orion’s boy’s track team 4-x-800 relay team set a personal record on Saturday at the Division 1 state championships held at Hudsonville High School. The team of senior Matt Arenz, sophomores Noah Maupin, Drew Giem and senior co-captain Kevin Hansen, ran the distance in 8:02.47 to finish 11th out of 28 teams.

Injuries stifle varsity but freshmen are county champs

Injuries stifle varsity but freshmen are county champs

Lake Orion’s boys varsity track team, with six of their top runners out with injuries, had a tough meet in the Oakland County championships last week. The freshmen boys fared much better, winning the ninth grade county title. Coach Stan Ford said there were still some great efforts. “Those that were able to run performed […]

Lake Orion girls track team sending 10 to the state championships

Lake Orion girls track team sending 10 to the state championships

Lake Orion’s girls’ track team captured a third-place finish out of 15 teams with 75 points at the Division 1 Regional Meet held Friday at the Dragon’s track. They finished behind champion Clarkston with 98.5 points and second place Bloomfield Hills with 87 points. A total of 10 Lake Orion athletes qualified for the state […]

Dragon boys are second in state regional meet

Dragon boys are second in state regional meet

Lake Orion’s boys track team, depleted by several injuries, showed why they are one of the deepest teams in the state by finishing second in the Division 1 Regional Meet held last week for the first time ever at Lake Orion High School. The Dragons, despite not winning a single event, finished a close second […]

Dragon softball team improves record before taking on the Wolves

By Chris Hagan Review Staff Writer Lake Orion’s varsity softball team has had a storied season this year. Junior Shelby Mishiak has anchored the team in hitting while sophomore Kasidy Carson and senior Sierra Gonzales have given the team solid pitching and hitting. Gonzales got the win for the first game of last Tuesday’s doubleheader […]