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LO’s Varney and Wightman named to Class A All-State volleyball team

Congratulations to Lake Orion’s Kori Varney and Courtney Wightman, who were named to the Michigan Volleyball Coaches Association 2015 Class A All-State Team, as a libero and outside hitter, respectively.  In addition, Lady Dragon Natalie Wehner was named to the All-State third team.  Lake Orion finished with a 61-7 record, losing in the MHSAA District

Lake Orion girls’ JV basketball team beats Linden, 66-23

Monday, November 30, 2015 5:30 PM Lake Orion Community High School AWAY 66 Linden High School HOME 23 Game Recap The Lake Orion JV girls’ basketball team opened its season with a 66-23 victory versus Linden. Tessa Nuss led the Dragons with 13 points and five steals. Sydney Strenger added 12 points and seven rebounds,

Lady Dragons to battle Wildcats in “Coaches vs Cancer” basketball game

Lake Orion’s girls basketball team plays its first home game this Friday, December 4, against rival Oxford in the annual “Coaches vs Cancer” matchup. This is a great event bringing the two schools and communities together for a common cause. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. in the Lake Orion fieldhouse. Go LO!  

Dragons finish among top at state swimming and diving meet

The Lake Orion girls’ swimming team competed in the 2015 MHSAA Division 1 swimming and diving state championships last weekend, finishing in ninth place for its third straight top ten finish at the state meet. The Lady Dragons were led by senior captain Kirstyn Abbasse, who finished 14th in the 200- and 100-freestyle events. She

LO volleyball season ends in epic playoff battle versus Romeo

It was a battle of volleyball heavyweights when No. 4-ranked Lake Orion and No. 6-ranked Romeo met in a MHSAA regional semifinal on Tuesday. The standing room crowd in Romeo’s fieldhouse saw an epic fight, with the Bulldogs outlasting the Dragons in the five-game match 25-22, 14-25, 21-25, 25-21, 16-14. Despite the outcome, Coach Tony

Dragon athletes sign letters to play in college!

Several Lake Orion senior student-athletes took advantage of the NCAA early signing period to formally commit to playing their respective sports at the next level.  They celebrated with family and friends at a formal signing ceremony on November 11.  Pictured below (left to right): Natalie Wehner, volleyball, Jacksonville University; Lyndsey Welper, golf, Trine University; Courtney

Dragon cross country teams compete at State Finals

Both the Lake Orion boys’ and girls’ cross country teams competed in the MHSAA State Finals meet at Michigan International Speedway on November 7.  On a sunny but windy day, the boys’ team finished in 12th place out of 27 schools, while the girls’ squad landed in 20th place, a two-spot improvement from last year. 

LO girls’ swim and dive team places third at OAA Red championships

Lake Orion’s girls’ swim and dive team shattered two OAA Red league records and took three individual titles and two relay championships on its way to a strong third-place finish at the OAA Red league championships on November 4-6. Freshman Claire Abbasse was the champion in both the 50 Free and 100 Free races.  Her

Dragons rip Wildcats, capture district title!

Lake Orion’s varsity volleyball team swept Oxford in their MHSAA district playoff final match on Friday night, 25-12, 27-25 and 25-19.  The Lady Dragons now advance to regional play on Tuesday versus Romeo at Romeo.  Leading Lake Orion to the convincing win were Natalie Wehner with 12 kills, while Wies Hurkmans and Leah Kalugar recorded

Lake Orion sweeps Pontiac in volleyball district semis, Oxford next

The Lady Dragons continued to progress through their volleyball district at Waterford Kettering on Wednesday, with a sweep of the Pontiac Phoenix, 25-6, 25-11, 25-16. Lake Orion was led by Sarah Kelly’s five kills, Molly Gavin’s eight assists and Natalie Wehner’s eight aces.  The girls play for the district title on Friday night, 6 p.m.,