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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 […]

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 […]

MHSAA District Pairings Set for Basketball & Wrestling

The Michigan High School Athletic Association district tournament draws for girls’ basketball, boys’ basketball and wrestling took place recently and here is where the Olivet teams landed: The Olivet girls’ basketball squad will participate in the five-team district at Jackson Northwest February 27 through March 3. The Lady Eagles open against Stockbridge on Monday, February […]

Olivet Youth Basketball Tourney Scheduled for March 4

The inaugural Olivet Roundball Classic, a youth basketball tournament for boys’ and girls’ teams in grades 4-8, will be held on Saturday, March 4 in the Olivet High School and Olivet Middle School gymnasiums. The cost for the tournament is $150 per team, with each squad playing a minimum of three games. Registered officials will […]

From the Seidlines: Last-Minute List for Santa

Dear Santa: While you’re making a list and checking it twice, would you mind adding some gifts for a few of my co-workers? Nothing big…just a few stocking stuffers. Thanks, and Merry Christmas! Varsity Girls’ Basketball Coach Rob Fleming:  The skill and motivation to start up his own Twitter account. The guy has his own […]

This Week in Olivet Sports (Dec. 5-10)

Here are the Olivet Community Schools’ athletic events during the week of December 5-10… Monday, December 5 7TH GRADE BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Maple Valley at Olivet, 4:30 PM 8TH GRADE BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Maple Valley at Olivet, 5:45 PM Tuesday, December 6 9TH GRADE GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Pennfield at Olivet, 4:00 PM JUNIOR VARSITY GIRLS’ […]

This Week in Olivet Sports (Nov. 28-Dec. 3)

Here are the Olivet Community Schools’ athletic events during the week of November 28 through December 3… Monday, November 28 7TH GRADE BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Stockbridge at Olivet, 4:30 PM 8TH GRADE BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Stockbridge at Olivet, 5:45 PM Tuesday, November 29 9TH GRADE GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Olivet at Parma Western, 4:00 PM JUNIOR […]

Review of Information Covered at Parent Meetings

For those who missed the Winter Sports Parent Meeting(s) earlier this month, below is some of the material that was covered by Olivet Community Schools’ athletic director Matt Seidl. Parents also should contact their child’s coach and request material from the break-out sessions. Physical Exams: To get on the field/court/course for practice or contests, all student-athletes […]

OHS Boys’ Basketball Sign-Up Meeting Scheduled for Friday

All Olivet High School boys interested in playing basketball this year should attend a sign-up meeting in the Health Room on Friday, October 28 at 11:00 AM. Official boys’ basketball practices begin on Monday, November 14. A try-out schedule will be shared at Friday’s meeting and during the Winter Sports Parent Meeting on Wednesday, November […]

Winter Sports Parent Meetings Scheduled for November 2

The Olivet Community Schools’ Athletic Department has scheduled its Winter Sports Parent Meetings on Wednesday, November 2 at 6:30 PM. Parents of Olivet High School student-athletes participating at all levels of girls’ basketball, boys’ basketball, wrestling and bowling are encouraged to attend. The meeting will begin in the OHS gymnasium, with athletic director Matt Seidl briefly emphasizing policies […]