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Thursday’s Football Scrimmage Features Stiff Competition

Three playoff teams from the 2012 season and another squad from the always-tough Cascades Conference will compete in a four-way varsity football scrimmage on Thursday, October 22 at 6 p.m. in the Olivet High School football stadium. The host Eagles have qualified for the Michigan High School Athletic Association playoffs five consecutive seasons. Last year, […]

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Let Us Punch Your Ticket for Olivet Athletics in 2013-14!

Once again, Olivet Community Schools will allow Eagle sports fans an opportunity to purchase punch cards and save money while attending 2013-14 home athletic events. There are three deals to consider: One 10-Punch Card for $35 ($15 potential savings) Four 10-Punch Cards for $105 ($95 potential savings) Eight 10-Punch Cards for $175 ($225 potential savings) […]

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Seidlines: BOTF, Leather Helmets, Nugent & Link Crew

Tidbits from the Seidlines… If the Michigan High School Athletic Association sponsors a third annual “Battle of the Fans” competition – and it’s a good bet they will – Olivet High School needs to not only enter but also earn a visit from the MHSAA judges. The winter contest, which recognizes the best student cheering […]

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Junior Varsity Football to Host Powerhouse Program

Olivet High School will host Saginaw Nouvel Catholic Central in a junior varsity football game on Thursday, October 3 at 6:30 p.m. The change in Olivet’s schedule is a result of Galesburg-Augusta canceling its junior varsity squad due to a shortage of players. Olivet’s varsity will still travel to Galesburg on Friday, October 4 for […]

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Homecoming is Friday, September 27

The 2013 Olivet High School Homecoming football game has been scheduled for Friday, September 27 at 7 p.m. against Kalamazoo Valley Association foe Parchment. For more information about the activities surrounding Homecoming, contact Student Council Advisor Whitney Male at

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Girls’ Soccer Squad Honored for Academic Excellence

The 2013 Olivet High School girls’ soccer team has received the Team All-Academic Award from the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches’ Association. The Eagles recorded a team grade-point average of 3.41 last spring en route to the Division III honor. Coach Steve Peak’s program also earned a Team All-Academic Award in 2011.

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Soccer Parent Meeting Scheduled for Monday, August 12 at 6:30 p.m.

The Olivet High School boys’ soccer program has scheduled a mandatory player/parent meeting for Monday, August 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the OHS Library. All players trying out for the 2013 squad must have a parent or adult representative present at this meeting. The Eagles begin practicing on Wednesday, August 14, with the first workout […]

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Parent Representatives Needed for All OHS Sports Programs

The Olivet High School Athletic Booster Club is doing something a little different this year to offset the concession stand workload during home sporting events. Effectively immediately, each OHS sports program is required to identify at least one parent representative to be the contact/communicator between their respective program and the booster club. The representatives’ responsibilities […]

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Random Thoughts from the “Seidlines”

Random “Thoughts from the Seidlines” entering my second month on the job as Olivet High School’s assistant principal/athletic director… I cannot walk on the OHS stadium field enough these days. Each step reminds me of the benefits of FieldTurf, the community’s commitment to build such a beautiful facility, and the fact that prep sports are just […]

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Fall Practice/Tryout Schedule for Opening Week

Olivet High School fall sports teams begin official practices next week. Below is a rundown for the first week of practice/tryouts. We will add the cross country times once that information becomes available. NOTE: All student-athletes must have a valid athletic physical on file in order to participate. Varsity, J.V. & 9th Grade Football: All three teams […]

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