Lady Dragon basketball returns with high expectations

Lady Dragon basketball returns with high expectations

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Lake Orion High School lady Dragons kicked off their busy season earlier this month, starting with a close win against Berkley High School 48-42. In the days that followed the ladies took home losses from Oxford High School (44-35), Troy High School (46-32) and Marian High School (50-33) before […]

Dragon grapplers sweep opponents at quad meet

Dragon grapplers sweep opponents at quad meet

On Saturday, the Lake Orion varsity wrestlers started the day against a Covid-depleted Berkley team, finishing the match in record time wrestling only five times. All other matches were voids, resulting in a 72-6 win for the Dragons. Next up was a more evenly matched round against host Madison Heights Lamphere. Lake Orion got pins […]

Lake Orion wrestlers face tough competition in league matches

Lake Orion wrestlers face tough competition in league matches

The Lake Orion varsity wrestlers hit the mats for their first Oakland Activities Association league meet on Feb. 17, going up against perennially rivals Oxford, Clarkston and Rochester high schools. Rochester defeated the Dragons in the first matchup of the night, 43-32. However, senior 171-pounder Dominic Orselli, a state qualifier last year, got a major […]

Lake Orion boys fall to Dexter, Dragons now 3-2 overall

LO defeats Seaholm, 38-29 The Lake Orion Dragons boys’ varsity basketball team won a defensive battle in the OAA Blue on Feb. 19, defeating Birmingham Seaholm 38-29. Both teams had a slow start, but several buckets in the second half by LO junior Malachi Grandberry and three three-pointers from senior Andrew Bryant sparked an offensive […]

LOHS varsity wrestling team starts season, faces tough competition in preparation for league foes

LOHS varsity wrestling team starts season, faces tough competition in preparation for league foes

By Kristie Orselli Special contributor to The Review Finally, after four long months of waiting, the Lake Orion High School wrestling team started their season on Saturday. Due to COVID-19, the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) has restricted each competition to four teams with each wrestler allowed only three matches per day. Their opening […]

LO Hockey skates to victory in opening game against Clarkston

LO Hockey skates to victory in opening game against Clarkston

The long-awaited opening night of the high school hockey season saw the Lake Orion Dragons in a rivalry game right out of the gate as they played the Clarkston Wolves at the Detroit Skate Club. The Dragons started fast with a first period goal by senior forward Brendan Finn. As the period ended, the Wolves […]

Twelve LOHS athletes commit to playing at collegiate level

Twelve LOHS athletes commit to playing at collegiate level

By Megan Kelley Review Writer On the morning of Feb. 3, twelve Dragon athletes signed letters of intent to play their respective sports at the college level. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the traditional collective signing after athlete introductions was scratched in favor of an approach that would allow for proper distancing. Inside of the Lake […]

MHSAA announces starting dates for winter sports

By Megan Kelley Review Writer The Michigan High School Athletic Association recently announced the anticipated starting dates for high school winter sports. Just as the season was beginning, the MHSAA paused winter sports on Nov. 18. Outdoor athletics, like girls and boys alpine skiing, was allowed to resume on Dec. 21. Under current orders from […]