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For Thursday, Feb. 11

Tonight's boys basketball game is Hoops for Haiti. Fans can pledge for their favorite player, or just donate at the game. For the pledge you can put down a monetary amount on each point the player scores....more >>
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Lessons for Wolves continue after close, tough losses

After two consecutive losses the Cagers ended the week with a powerful win over Academy of Oak Park at the Dorian Style Classics on Sunday. Senior Matt Kamieniecki dominated the scoreboard with 26 points as the team won, 69-42....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Siegfried plays with the best

Hannah Siegfried was excited to hear was chosen to play soccer for the Michigan Olympic Development Program. "I felt really happy, but nervous because there is still one more round," the 13-year-old Sashabaw Middle School student shared....more >>
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Gridiron heroes sign on to play at college

Teammates Tyler Scarlett and Dakota Bender have shared a lot of memories during the last few years. They added one more as they signed their letters of intent to continue playing football in college on Feb....more >>

Grapplers take league title at 'Red' tourney, ready for Districts this week

The Wolves walked away from the OAA Red Tournament with the league title. The boys scored 173.5 points, blowing seven teams out of the water, including Lake Orion, who ended up taking second place....more >>
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Brains and brawn: a deadly combination

Twelve of Lake Orion's finest athletes will scatter to universities and colleges across the Midwest this fall. Reed Losee, Derek Schrauben, Julianne Boyle, Hailey Redd, Jessica LaBond, Alyssa Mason, Ben Walker, Kane Hayes, John Hill, Pat Fehlberg, Andy Mosier and Collin McGran signed Letters of Intent, binding them to play for universities as far away Pittsburgh, PA....more >>

Grapplers pin down second place in league play

By Mike Musary, Special to The Review Varsity wrestlers completed their regular season with a second place finish in Oakland Activities Association (OAA) Red Division. Coaching staff say it was a very respectable regular season as Lake Orion competes in the toughest of the three OAA leagues....more >>
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Ski teams narrowly miss league championship; three skiers will move on

Lake Orion Varsity Ski Team competed in the Divisional meet last Wednesday and Thursday at Pine Knob. Both the girls and boys teams narrowly missed qualifying for the SEMSL (South Eastern Michigan Ski League) Championship meet by just one place....more >>

On the run: girls' basketball

Feb. 4, Lady Dragons basketball team suffered a "heartbreaking" overtime loss to Pontiac, 60-57, said Coach Steve Roberts. The ladies rallied to tie the score at the end of the fourth quarter after being down by 12 points with five minutes to play, ultimately losing the game....more >>

Icers turn up the heat

By Don Finn, Special to The Review The young Lake Orion hockey team continued their drive on improving their overall team defense and preparing for state playoffs, right around the corner....more >>
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Dragons have flippers?

Swim, dive team gets fourth in league meet; Lindquist sets new school record

At last weekend's Oakland Activities Association (OAA) swim meet, LOHS placed fourth out of 32 teams. Friday, Feb. 5 and Saturday, Feb. 6, the boys' swim and dive team participated in the all-Oakland meet at Waterford Mott....more >>
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Lions tear two opponents apart

The Lions of Lake Orion Baptist School successfully defeated two opponents from the north during Spirit Week. The Immanuel Baptist School Fire, of Corunna, came in Tuesday and the Community Baptist School Kings made their appearance Friday, in the second round for both teams....more >>
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Winterfest win for Lady Cats

The Varsity Girls Basketball team gave the home crowd something to cheer about after their 49-32 victory over Lapeer West at Winterfest on Friday, Feb. 5. Oxford jumped out to a 16-8 lead after the first quarter and never took their foot off the gas pedal....more >>
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Hoopsters suffer back-to-back losses

A slow start doomed the Varsity Boys Basketball team when they took on Lapeer West in front of a lively crowd for the annual Winterfest game on Friday, Feb. 5. The Wildcats got down 16-8 after the first quarter and were never able to make any serious dents in West's lead after that....more >>

Grapplers leave FML with league title

The Varsity Wrestling team closed out it's last Flint Metro season by claiming the league title in record fashion on Saturday, Feb. 6. They amounted 274.5 points, eclipsing the record they set last season....more >>

Icers can't get past Fenton

Heading into Saturday's, Feb. 6 showdown against Fenton, the Varsity hockey team needed to win in order to keep their Flint Metro League championship hopes alive. They trailed the Tigers by two points in the standings at the beginning of the night....more >>
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Mixed results for bowlers

The Varsity Bowling teams got back on track against Lapeer East after a couple of rough weeks against the top competition in the Flint Metro League. The girls split the baker games against the Eagles, winning game one 180-126 before losing 165-150....more >>

Swim team breaks more records

The school records continue to fall as the Varsity Boys Swimming team grows more comfortable in the pool. They established five school records in their 106-78 loss to Holly on Thursday, Feb....more >>

OMS cheer squad takes 1st at Grand Blanc classic

The Oxford Middle School Cheer program keeps rolling along this year as they took home another first place trophy at the Grand Blanc Bobcat Classic. "This season has just been absolutely amazing and has exceeded my expectations," said Cheer Coach Kelly Oles....more >>
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