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His and hers hoop news

The Lake Orion boys' basketball team faced two opponents last week with a combined record of 16-1. So, it was no surprise that the Dragons dropped the pair to Rochester Adams (6-0) and Detroit Country Day (10-1)....more >>

Lady Cats stay undefeated

After beating Farmington 62-41 on Jan. 11, the Oxford Lady Wildcats Varsity Basketball continues their drive for the OAA Whitechampionshiip as they remain undefeated with an 8-0 record....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Barta aims to strike

Abbey Barta was scared when her ICE Silver 10U teammate Abbey Tolmie was injured during the Holiday Classic Softball Tournament in the semi-final game. She was scared for Tolmie because it was her teammate....more >>
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Victorious Dragon Grapplers

The Dragon grapplers won the Rich Ruddy Wrestling Classic at Lake Fenton on Saturday. Lake Orion won the event by defeating Macomb Dakota in the championship match. Charlie Highlen at 135 pounds, Ethan Gros, (171) Durham Basso (215) and John Yeglinski at 189 pounds all were undefeated on the day for the Dragons....more >>

Swimmers break school records

The swim and dive team continues to improve after two strong wins last week. On Jan. 8 the Wildcats defeated Brandon Blackhawks 118-68. "This was a non-conference meet, but this is the first time we have beaten them since the start of our program," said Swim and Dive Coach Jacquelyn Rank....more >>
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Wolves' defense sinks Lakers

The Wolves dominated the court last Friday after grabbing control of the scoreboard against West Bloomfield, leading them to a 72-30 victory. "We needed a game like that," long-time Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball head coach Dan Fife reflected after the game....more >>

Dragons on the slopes

By Katelyn Winkler Review Staff Writer The Lake Orion boys and girls ski teams went a little out of the way for this first meet of the season. The athletes needed their gloves and hats, warm clothes, and hand warmers along with skis as the team trekked to Marquette recently for the first competition of the season....more >>

Victory on the lanes for Wildcat bowlers

The Lady Wildcats came back with a victory after trailing Farmington in their bowling meeting on Jan. 10. "This was a great performance by these ladies. Coming back from 10 down isn't easy and they did it against a good team," said Bowling Coach JR....more >>

Pinning the OAA Red

Grapplers posted their first wins in the OAA Red league over opponents Lake Orion and Farmington Hills Harrison. "They wrestled really well," said Clarkston Varsity Wrestling Coach Derek Moscovic....more >>
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Ice Dragons' rollercoaster week

The Lake Orion hockey squad lost a heart-breaker to Oxford on Saturday when they couldn't get anything past a hot goalie. The Dragons had an amazing 11 power plays during the game but could not solve Wildcat goaltender Justin Gizinski, who made 33 saves for the 2-0 shutout win at the Onyx in Rochester....more >>

Victories on the road

Icers took control of the west side of the state after taking down two teams. The Clarkston Varsity Hockey team began their trip in the west with a 4-1 win over the East Kentwood Falcons last Friday....more >>
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Born September 16th
1893: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, biochemist who isolated vitamin C.
1925: Charlie Byrd, jazz guitarist.
1925: B.B. King, blues guitarist.
1926: John Knowles, writer (A Separate Peace).
1950: Henry Louis Gates Jr., critic and scholar.
September 16th
in history
1945: Japan surrenders Hong Kong to Britain.RAF officer Aidan MacCarthy narrowly escaped the Nazis, spent three years in Japanese POW camps and survived the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
1950: The U.S. 8th Army breaks out of the Pusan Perimeter in South Korea and begins heading north to meet MacArthur's troops heading south from Inchon.A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.
1972: South Vietnamese troops recapture Quang Tri province in South Vietnam from the North Vietnamese Army. Lessons learned in the savage 1972 Eastertide Offensive paid off at the Battle of Khafji almost two decades later.
1974: Limited amnesty is offered to Vietnam-era draft resisters who would now swear allegiance to the United States and perform two years of public service.
1975: Administrators for Rhodes Scholarships announce the decision to begin offering fellowships to women.