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Staying ahead of Yellow Jackets

By Gabriel Ouzounian Review Staff Writer The Dragons took on a double header against Avondale May 18, playing through the rain and mud to beat the Yellow Jackets 6-5. Avondale struck first blood in the first inning scoring two runs, but the Dragons answered in kind, raising the ante by two and leading the game going into the second, 4-2....more >>

Boys' Lacrosse makes school history

The Lake Orion Boys' Varsity Lacrosse team took home their first Oakland Athletics Association Blue Division championship May 17, when they beat Royal Oak, 17-1. First year coach Brad Thomas said it was an excellent way to send off the seniors and a great way to end the normal season....more >>

Girls' Lacrosse

The Girls' Varsity Lacrosse team played May 18 against Grosse Point North, and fell, 10-3. Notably performances include goalie Tiffany Smrtnik who saved eight goals. Seniors Jordan Hill, Sydney Bryce, Ashley Dakki, and Rachel Cohen kept pressure on their opponents while Paige Hammerl scored twice....more >>

Girls' Soccer

The Lake Orion Girls' Varsity Soccer team played three games in the past week and broke even to finish their regular season 6-7-3. First, against Rochester on May 17, the Dragons fell 3-0....more >>

Boys' Track

The Dragon put forth a great effort May 20 at the Track Team Regionals. Brad Cross in the 3200 meter run, Michael Roberts in the 300 meter hurdles, and Davis Rossman in the discus all set personal records....more >>
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Next stop - state finals

The Lady Wolves took charge of the tennis courts on Thursday, scoring their first MHSAA Division 1 Regional title. "It was very exciting," said Clarkston Girls Varsity Tennis Head Coach Becky Freeman....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Reeves becomes a monarch

While Allie Reeves is preparing for finals in her classes and the end of the softball season, she is looking forward to the fall. The Clarkston High School senior signed to play for the Macomb Community College Monarchs on May 11....more >>


Offense dominates over Cats

Sophomore Morgan Todd passed the ball to teammate junior Lisa Lyons last Thursday night. Oxford goalie Sarah Stroope stepped out of the net to make a save and Lyons quickly took her shot....more >>


Sports in a Flash

Boys Varsity Golf

Golfers placed in eighth at the Oakland County Tournament on May 18. They scored 312 to place in the top ten against 22 teams. Auburns Hills Oakland Christian took first with 296....more >>


Sports in a Flash

Boys Varsity Baseball

Hitters beat Cranbrook in five innings during their annual Nathan Manuel Tournament on Saturday, 11-1. Jared Sperry hit a homerun and had three RBIs. Dylan Peck hit 2-for-3 and Adams Johns hit 3-for-4 and had two RBIs....more >>


Sports in a Flash

Boys Lacrosse

The Wolves continued their winning streak taking down three teams in their last week in the regular season. They beat Bloomfield Hills Andover on Friday, 8-7. Alex "Wazzy" Dziewit led the team with three goals....more >>


Sports in a Flash

Boys and Girls Track

Wolves are heading to Rockford for the MHSAA State Finals in Track and Field for June 3. The girls qualified in six events while the boys qualified in three. For the Lady Wolves, Erin Billette qualified in the 800-meter run in 2:20....more >>

Zezula, Hasselbach score on homeruns

Lady Hitters had hits and misses last week. They opened with a pair of wins against Oxford High School on Thursday. The girls beat Lady Wildcats in the first game, 4-3. Sydney Hasselbach hit a homerun, hit 2-for-4 and had one RBO....more >>
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Middle school bowlers win division championships

Two Oxford Middle School athletic teams won championships this weekend. On Saturday, March 21, the Oxford A Boys bowling team and Oxford B girls bowling team won the Flint Metro Middle School Bowling Conference Championship....more >>
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Track teams set 5 records during regional competition

It was a record setting day for the Wildcats as the boys and girls varsity teams set a combined five school records during regionals at Brandon High School on Friday, May 20. The Wildcats set school records in the girls pole vault, 3200 meter relay, the 800 meter run and the boys 1600 meter relay and the 300 intermediate hurdles....more >>

Tough break for booters during win

Armageddon might have come two days late for the varsity girls soccer team. Senior goalie Sarah Stroope broke her collarbone and possibly suffered a concussion during the Wildcats 3-2 victory over Birmingham Seaholm on Monday, May 23....more >>

Softball team swept by Wolves

It was another couple of tough luck losses for the Wildcats this past week when Clarkston swept a doubleheader from Oxford on Wednesday, May 18. The Wildcats lost game one 4-3 in extra innings....more >>
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