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Dynamic OHS Guard Signs with Lawrence Tech

Olivet senior Hayley Walkowski has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Lawrence Technological University next year. With family, friends and Olivet High School personnel looking on Monday afternoon, Walkowski made her decision to attend the Southfield-based NAIA school official. Coach Mary Pinkowski’s Blue Devils are members of the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference, which

The “Keith Special” Play was Just That — Special

Click on the link below and check out the incredible gesture that Keith Orr received from teammate Sheridan Hedrick. Both players are eighth graders in the Olivet Youth Football organization. http://www.wilx.com/topstories/headlines/Olivet-Special-Needs-Student-Scores-Touchdown-227533941.html

Mistakes Prove Costly in Eagles’ 15-14 Loss to Pennfield

This one was a bitter pill to swallow, without question. Despite doubling its opponent in total yardage and winning the line of scrimmage most of the game, Olivet’s varsity football team came out on the short end of a 15-14 decision in a Kalamazoo Valley Association showdown with Battle Creek Pennfield Friday night at Olivet

Olivet Harriers 4th at Calhoun County Invite

The Olivet boys’ and girls’ cross country teams both finished fourth in the six-school Calhoun County Invitational in Marshall last Tuesday. The boys totaled 129 position points compared to champion Battle Creek Lakeview’s 33. Lakeview also won the girls’ competition with 48 points, while Olivet had 97. Other schools participating in the meet were Marshall,

Spikers Still Searching for First KVA Victory

The Olivet varsity volleyball squad split a pair of matches at Springport Thursday night, defeating Morrice, 25-15, 25-15, before losing to the host Spartans, 25-19, 25-21. Against Morrice, the Eagles were crisp in all aspects of the game. Leading the way were Aleena Janousek with 10 kills, two blocks, three aces and five digs; Taylor

“Youth Soccer Night” Scheduled for October 10

Thursday, October 10 is “Youth Soccer Night” in Olivet and players from the AYSO and CASL youth soccer programs will be admitted into the Olivet-Leslie varsity boys’ soccer game free of charge if they wear their game jerseys. Game time is 6 p.m. The contest also marks the final regular-season home game for the 2013

Volleyball Players Speak Out in Support of “Dig Pink Rally”

With the Olivet varsity volleyball team’s Dig Pink Rally coming up on Wednesday, October 9, several of the Eagle players commented on what the event means to them: “To organize and play in a Dig Pink game not only supports breast cancer awareness but every other cancer. It makes us feel like we are supporting many

Eagle Spikers Reach Quarterfinals of Concord Invite

The Olivet varsity volleyball team went 2-2 at the Concord Invitational Saturday, losing to Perry, 25-12, 26-24, in the quarterfinals of bracket play. The Eagles were seeded fourth out of 12 teams after winning two of their three pool play matches. They opened with victories over Jackson Christian (25-21, 25-21) and Addison (25-22, 25-18) before

This Week in Olivet Athletics (Oct. 7-12)

Here are the Olivet Community Schools’ athletic events during the week of October 7-12… Monday, October 7 VARSITY BOYS’ SOCCER — Olivet at Kalamazoo Christian, 5:00 p.m. (KVA Playoffs) Tuesday, October 8 BOYS’ & GIRLS’ CROSS COUNTRY — Olivet at Marshall Invitational, 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 9 VARSITY BOYS’ SOCCER — Olivet at Dansville, 5:30

Thoughts from the Seidlines…

Here are some things that grabbed my attention as I wandered the “Seidlines” this past week… One member of the quartet that delivered the National Anthem at Thursday’s junior varsity football game requested that her name not be announced to the crowd. Instead of giving announcer Todd Turner only three names to read beforehand, however,