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Varsity baseball claims league lead

The Boys' Varsity Baseball team defeated Oxford May 13, defeating their opponents to the North 3-1. Their victory allows the team to reclaim their league lead in the Oakland Athletic Association Red League with a record of 16-4, 6-2 for the league....more >>

Girls Varsity Lacrosse breaks even

The Lake Orion Girls' Varsity Lacrosse team took on Waterford United on May 12, and thanks to some swift, exciting play near the end of the game, the Dragons eked out a tie against the Waterford team....more >>

Mens' Track

The Men's Track team completed the league portion of their schedule May 14, finishing second.  Highlights were the efforts for Alex Roberts, who won both hurdle events, establishing personal best times in both....more >>

Girls' Soccer

The Girls' Varsity Soccer team won the 2011 Cavalier Soccer Invitational. The Dragons beat Saginaw Valley Lutheran, 3-0. Alyssa Wesley scored the opening goal with an assist from Halie Burns....more >>
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Two more Lake Orion letters of intent

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Off and running for regionals

CJ Gozdor looked at the bar and ran towards it in his high jump event at the OAA Red Track meet on Friday. As opponents kept narrowing down, he kept soaring above each height, finishing in first place at 6'3" as teammate Mike Schwartz finished in sixth place....more >>
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Athletes of the Week

Tournament champs

Lady Hitters headed to mid-Michigan to win the Alma Tournament, May 7. The girls started out with a win against tournament host, Alma, 13-4 in five innings. Shauna Siwicki hit a home run and had three RBIs for the first game....more >>
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4-inning shut down

Lady Hitters beat West Bloomfield in both of their double-header games last Wednesday. "The game was played really nice," said Clarkston Girls Varsity Softball Head Coach Don Peters....more >>

Horton and Kincaid lead Wolves

Kevin Horton charged towards South Lyons' net and scored 30 seconds into the game on Saturday. The pace only continued to mount as the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team rallied a 13-6 win over their visitors....more >>
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Lady Lacrossers roll out wins on foes

The Lady Wolves formed a circle and raised their lacrosse sticks up in the air on Saturday night. They won the scrimmage game against Waterford United. It helped prepare them for the upcoming final week of the regular season and to play for the all-day Game for a Cure event....more >>


Swinging for state

The Girls Varsity Tennis team finished their regular season with a win against Stoney Creek and Utica Eisenhower in preparation for this week. They beat both teams 8-0. Going into Thursday morning at Rochester High School the girls are feeling confident....more >>

Second Wildcat Hall of Fame class announced

The final ten members of the Oxford High School Athletic Hall of Fame have been chosen, completing the 20 member charter class. At halftime of the Farmington vs. Oxford varsity football game, the Oxford High School athletic department will honor ten important contributors to the history of Wildcat athletics....more >>

Wildcat golfers still undefeated, have sights set on league title

It was a hectic two weeks for the varsity boys golf team as they finished a stretch where they competed in three Oakland Activities Association matches and three tournaments. "We really packed in a lot of matches and tournaments and I marvel not just at the level the boys are playing at, but they are able to get all their studies done and have some kind of social life," varsity golf head coach Terry Kelley said....more >>

Track team wins first OAA title

By Andrew Moser Leader Staff Writer Neither Friday the 13th nor the hot and humid weather could slow down the varsity boys track and field team as they dominated the Oakland Activities Association White Division and won their first OAA league title....more >>

Lady Wildcats sweep Southfield Lathrup

The cold weather didn't cool off the Wildcat varsity softball team's bats as they swept a doubleheader from Southfield Lathrup on Monday, May 16. Oxford won 15-2 in game one and 19-4 in game two....more >>

Sluggers shock Brother Rice, win first game of season

The varsity baseball team finally broke through in the win column, shocking one of the top rated teams in the state, Birmingham Brother Rice 5-1 on Tuesday, May 10. Brother Rice entered the game ranked fourth in the state....more >>

LAX wins, loses and ties

It was a win, a loss and a tie for the varsity boys lacrosse team last week. On Monday, the Wildcats picked up their second victory of the season in come from behind fashion, defeating Bay City Western 8-7 in overtime....more >>
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