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Bowlers win half of league competition

Both the boy's and girl's Lake Orion High School Bowling teams met Tuesday, Jan. 25 to participate in a league competition against North Farmington's bowling teams. The boy's team lost both games, albeit narrowly....more >>

Wrestling

The Lake Orion Varsity Wrestling team participated in the Clash of the Counties event Saturday, Jan. 29, finishing with three victories against Romeo, Utica Ford, Madison Heights, and two losses against New Baltimore Anchor Bay and Chippewa Valley....more >>

Skiing

The Lake Orion Dragons Ski teams raced in the SEMSL League Championship at Pine Knob on Tuesday, Jan. 25, and Wednesday, Jan. 26. The girl's team went undefeated, with wins over Cranbrook, 33-41, Detroit Country Day, 40-22, and Rochester Adams, 21-59....more >>

Boy's Basketball

The Lake Orion Varsity Boy's Basketball team squared off against Troy High School on Thursday, Jan. 27, bringing home a win from the away game at Troy High School with a final score of 66-47....more >>

Hockey

Lake Orion High School's Boy's Hockey team fell to Clarkston on Saturday, Jan. 29 with a final score of 5-2. The first period saw the Dragons outshoot the Wolves 10 to 5, but the score remained 1-1, with the Dragon's first goal shot by Corbin Rainey, assisted by Shane Stockwell and Brett Reed....more >>

Cagers look foward to Southfield rematch

Cagers gave West Bloomfield their second loss in the OAA Red last Thursday, beating the home team 60-50. "Defensively we were pretty good," said long-time Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball Coach Dan Fife....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Tatu excels on and off court

Junior Nick Tatu has taken over the role of Clarkston High School Boys Varsity Basketball's traditional sharpshooter. He is averaging 17 points per game and is shooting a superior 88% from the free throw line this season....more >>
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Sweet defeat adds to Dragon rivalry

Lake Orion's senior night was all but memorable for them as they lost 5-2 in a dominating performance by the Clarkston Wolves varsity hockey team. Not only did Clarkston blow out their biggest rivals, they also clinched a playoff spot with the victory....more >>

Lady Wolves stay close to OAA foe

Junior Megan Hastings led the Lady Cagers as they battled Southfield Lathrup in their OAA Red league match last Friday. Her 23 points scored during the game aided the team but Southfield Lathrup remained undefeated in the league, winning 48-42....more >>
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Icers represent the best

Three hockey players from Sashabaw Middle School are ready to cross the border and go to Canada. Seventh-grader Mitch Lewandowski and sixth-graders Roman Kinal and Paul Washe, along with their Little Caesars '98 hockey team are competing in the 52nd Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament....more >>
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7th-graders 3-peat cheer champs

The seventh grade cheerleaders from Sashabaw Middle School are three-time Cheer Champions. They took first place in both rounds at the Bobcat Cheer Classic at Grand Blanc High School on Jan....more >>

Ski team loaded with potential despite record

Oxford High School's varsity boys and girls ski teams can look forward to years of success as their rosters are loaded with talented underclassmen. This season, the Wildcats have seven members on the varsity squad, which is cooperating with Holly High School....more >>

Icers freeze out Port Huron

By Andrew Moser Leader Staff Writer The varsity hockey team kept on rolling this week after sophomore Stephan Fritz's hat trick propelled the Wildcats to a 4-2 victory over Port Huron on Saturday, Jan....more >>

Lady Cats drop two more

Chalk up two more notches in the loss column for the varsity girls as they were outplayed by Rochester Adams and West Bloomfield this week. On Friday, Jan. 28, the Wildcats suffered a 53-33 road loss to Rochester Adams....more >>

Farmington runs over Cats

The varsity boys basketball team couldn't overcome a 15 point first quarter deficit in their 77-63 loss to Farmington on Thursday, Jan. 27. After running out to a 25-10 lead after the first quarter, Farmington continued their hot shooting, finishing 19 of 24 in the first half, or 79 percent, to take a 44-27 lead at halftime....more >>

Swimmers lose close one to Royal Oak

Despite winning a majority of events, the varsity swim team fell to Royal Oak 92-88 on Tuesday, Jan. 25. Oxford swimmers Jarred Butler, Jimmy Walker and Zach Lavender helped the Wildcats win nine of the 12 events on the evening....more >>
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