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Peters to be Inducted into MHSFCA Hall of Fame Saturday

Former Olivet High School head football coach Dean Peters will be inducted into the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame this Saturday night at the Sheraton Hotel in Ann Arbor. Peters, who remains an OHS assistant after leading the Eagles for 26 seasons (1987-2012), will be among 14 honorees at the annual […]

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Soccer, Track & Field Units Open Seasons This Week

The 2017 Olivet High School spring sports season gets underway this week, with three teams scheduled for action. Coach Marco Hernandez’s soccer squad hosts non-league foe Comstock on Thursday, March 23 at 5:30 PM. The Lady Eagles are coming off a 2016 campaign which saw them win 10 games, the most in program history, and […]

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Morton Leads Transylvania to Signature Win

Renae Morton, a 2014 Olivet High School graduate, is making a name for herself as a member of the Transylvania University softball team. On Saturday, Morton pitched a no-hitter for the Pioneers in their 1-0 victory over Luther College in Kissimmee, Florida. Both Transylvania (11-5) and Luther (6-1) are NCAA Division III schools, with Luther […]

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Former Players Explain Impact of Legendary Mentor

A handful of current and former Olivet High School girls’ basketball players, along with long-time assistant coach Russ Stolberg, were asked to share some of their thoughts about retiring coach Rob Fleming. To say the least, the outpouring of love and praise was extensive. Below are some of the comments: “It was truly unbelievable playing […]

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Fleming Steps Down as OHS Girls’ Hoop Coach

Rob Fleming, the varsity girls’ basketball coach at Olivet High School for the past nine seasons, has resigned his position effective immediately. Rumors have been circulating for quite a while as to whether this year would be Fleming’s last, and those rumors were confirmed today – less than 24 hours after his program celebrated its […]

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Cagers’ Turn-Around Continues with District Title

Following a 1-3 start to the season and then a narrow victory over a below-average East Jackson team on December 19, the Olivet varsity boys’ basketball team seemed headed toward a disappointing 2016-17 campaign. The highly-touted Eagles were struggling in all areas – offensive execution, defensive discipline, understanding individual roles, and – let’s face it […]

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Spring Sports Parent Meetings Scheduled for Sunday, March 12

The Olivet Community Schools’ Athletic Department has scheduled its Spring Sports Parent Meetings on Sunday, March 12 at 7:00 PM. Parents of Olivet High School student-athletes participating at all levels of softball, baseball, track & field, boys’ golf and girls’ soccer are encouraged to attend, along with parents of Olivet Middle School track & field student-athletes. The […]

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Olivet Boys Facing Title Shot Friday Night

The Olivet High School varsity boys’ basketball team will be in position to claim a share of the Greater Lansing Activities Conference championship when it takes on Lansing Christian Friday night in the OHS gymnasium. The Eagles, 13-5 overall and 8-3 in the GLAC, trail Lansing Christian (9-2) by one full game in the league […]

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Lady Eagles Secure Outright GLAC Championship

The Olivet varsity girls’ basketball team put the finishing touches on an outright Greater Lansing Activities Conference championship Tuesday night, defeating Maple Valley, 67-22, in front of a Senior Night crowd at Olivet High School. The Lady Eagles, 17-2 overall and 11-1 in the GLAC, dominated from the opening tip as they led 23-6 after […]

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This Week in Olivet Sports (Feb. 20-25)

Here are the Olivet Community Schools’ athletic events during the week of February 20-25… Monday, February 20 9TH GRADE BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Maple Valley at Olivet, 4:00 PM JUNIOR VARSITY BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Maple Valley at Olivet, 5:30 PM VARSITY BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Maple Valley at Olivet, 7:00 PM Tuesday, February 21 VARSITY BOYS’ & […]

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