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Winter Event 2013: Then & Now, Always A Chieftain

January 19, 2013 by Eric Stelljes (Register to contact)

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Saturday, March 09, 2013
Join the party at SPARTAN STADIUM, from 7 pm to Midnight! A celebration of Okemos Athletic Tradition, including food, cocktails, music, silent auction and more! Wear you favorite vintage gear, or the latest in Chieftain fashion.

Registration and Sponsorship opportunities available online:

Celebrating Okemos Athletics through the years. Want to fill the place with Okemos alumni and supporters! Come out and show your Chieftain pride!!

Okemos High School News From Around The Web

2018 LSJ Great Grads: Okemos High School  Lansing State Journal

The Lansing State Journal proudly presents the 2018 Great Grads from across the region. This special feature recognizes the top high school students from 45 ...

Okemos High School Announces Latest Hall of Fame Class  WILX-TV

Okemos High School has announced its 2018 athletics hall of fame class which will be inducted Thursday, September 27th. Two coaches are in the group, Brian ...

Two Okemos school buildings searched in response to bomb threats  Lansing State Journal

Students at Okemos High School are sheltering in place in response to a bomb threat.

Okemos High School's quiz bowl team prepares for nationals  WILX-TV

The best and brightest at Okemos will test their wits, smarts, and quick reflexes on a buzzer among the nation's top 352 teams at the national High School quiz ...

Okemos neighbors clash with builder over rezoning of vacant land  Lansing State Journal

A request to rezone just over seven acres of vacant land in an Okemos subdivision isn't sitting well with residents who live there.

Okemos High School senior puts diversity on display  Spartan Newsroom

Okemos High School senior Asha Mukhtar took control at this year's Diversity Assembly with her own act, the first cultural fashion show. The community has a ...

Okemos To Host Big Girls Basketball Day This Saturday  WILX-TV

It's called the first annual Start to March Girls Basketball Showcase and it will be hosted this Saturday at Okemos High School. The schedule begins at 11am with ...

Game of the Week winner  WILX-TV

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) -- This week's Game of the Week winner has been announced. The winning game is Waverly at Okemos. News 10's Sports Blitz will be ...

See how Lansing-area high schools rank on state's new public school rating system  Lansing State Journal

A new rating system for public schools in Michigan debuted last week with Williamston High School at the top among local high schools.

Students chant 'lock her up,' surround Okemos freshman with protest sign

The student was carrying a sign reading "we will fight for America" through the hallways.

Okemos Students Raise Funds for Solar Panels on Campus  WILX-TV

OKEMOS, Mich. (WILX) -- On today's Schools Rule, a group of local high schoolers are putting their love of science towards helping their school cut down on ...

Clarkston defeats Saline, will defend Division 1 state title  Detroit Free Press

Clarkston beat Saline 21-3 in a Division 1 state semifinal to earn another trip to Ford Field and a chance to defend its 2017 state championship.

Legendary Okemos Coach Dies  WILX-TV

Okemos High School is reporting the death last week end of legendary former track and cross country coach John Quiring. He died at his home at the age of 75 ...

Schools Rule: Okemos High School  WILX-TV

The Okemos High School Chiefs were out in full force for Schools Rule. Decked out in their maroon, students talked about their most successful programs this ...

Lansing area high school football scores for Week 9  Lansing State Journal

Follow along for up-to-the-minute updates from all of the Week 9 high school football action Friday.

Lansing-area students walk out to protest gun violence, honor Parkland shooting victims  Lansing State Journal

Hundreds of students in the Lansing region marched out of school to protest gun violence and honor those killed at in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14.

Okemos High School announces athletic hall of fame  Lansing State Journal

The innaugural class for the Okemos Athletic Hall of Fame has been announced.

Latest Okemos Athletic Hall of Fame class features 18 individuals, one team  Lansing State Journal

Recent NFL draft pick Taylor Moton is among the individuals a part of the latest class set to be inducted into the Okemos High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

Students in Mid-Michigan are participating in another school walkout  WILX-TV

Thousands of students across the U.S. are walking out of class to demand lawmakers take action against gun violence.

Okemos High School celebrates 'nerds'  Bridge Michigan

Okemos High School senior Gavin McDowell explains a complex physics equation. At Okemos High School in Ingham County, it is easy to believe the geeks ...

Okemos native is the lone American men's hockey ref heading to the 2018 Winter Olympics  Lansing State Journal

BATTLE CREEK — Where will you be in 10 years? In Okemos High School's 2001 yearbook, then-17-year-old Tim Mayer gave an optimistic response: He was ...

Okemos Announces Football Midnight Madness  WILX-TV

Okemos High School has announced a so called Midnight Madness for its football team to begin practice next Sunday night at the high school. Events begin at ...

Krumm Named New Okemos Football Coach  WILX-TV

Okemos High School Tuesday introduced Mike Krumm as its new head football coach. Krumm was an assistant last season to head coach Jack Wallace who ...

Student Mentors Help Younger Classmates Succeed  WILX-TV

In this week's Schools Rule, News 10's Lora Painter takes a closer look at how some local high school seniors are helping their younger classmates succeed.

Community events from around Greater Lansing | September 2018  Lansing State Journal

Community events happening around Greater Lansing in September 2018.

Okemos sophomore Jasmine Clerkley verbally commits to Michigan State women's basketball  Lansing State Journal

Jasmine Clerkley first set foot on the Breslin Center floor as an elementary student when she and teammates played on the court during the intermission of a ...

See high schools where each Michigan college draws the most students

Of the 102,334 public school students in Michigan's Class of 2017, about 61 percent -- 62,806 -- enrolled in college with six months of leaving high school, ...

Michigan high school football playoffs: First-round games, with times  Detroit Free Press

The Michigan High School Athletics Association announced its 2018 football playoff pairings for 11 and 8-man football.

Okemos Public Schools serve school of choice students, but focus locally  Spartan Newsroom

Alena Zachery-Ross is the Superintendent of Okemos Public Schools, hired just this year. She explains that Okemos Public Schools, while serving school of ...

Michigan high school football scores: Week 9  Detroit Free Press

Scores from Week 9 of Michigan high school football: Friday. Adrian Lenawee Christian def. Detroit Universal, forfeit. Algonac 39, Southfield Bradford Academy 6.

Okemos High School's athletic director Childress has grown the athletic department  Spartan Newsroom

Ira Childress knows he's a trailblazer in athletic administration, but when we he goes to work every day, that's not something he thinks about. Childress, Okemos ...

These five Ann Arbor high schools are among best in Michigan, according to Niche  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Which Ann Arbor schools rank the best in the state?

Okemos Girls Basketball Player Verbals For Northwestern  WILX-TV

Okemos High School girls basketball player Laya Hartman has verbally committed to play at Northwestern. She will be a senior this fall and she led her team this ...

In wake of Nassar, Okemos schools add safety to health instruction  Spartan Newsroom

After the Larry Nassar episode that shook Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, Okemos Public Schools have taken a look at the lessons and ...

Michigan star of “Smallville” visits Motor City Comic Con this weekend  The Oakland Press

Tom Welling wasn't a big Superman fan before being cast in the CW TV series “Smallville” — a role he turned down twice.

School officials grapple with bullying, harassment after election  Lansing State Journal

Officials at three area school districts say incidents of bullying or harassment reported in their buildings since Tuesday's presidential election are “isolated” ...

Michigan high school football playoffs: Breaking down each division  Detroit Free Press

Anyone for a Muskegon-Detroit King rematch? The potential state championship game is a highlight of Michigan's high school football playoff schedule.

Hall of Fame Okemos soccer coach was 'another parent'  Lansing State Journal

OKEMOS — On Friday, Brian Guggemos' middle school-aged children saw him shed tears for the first time. Guggemos, the longtime Okemos boys soccer coach ...

Kneeling in Okemos  City Pulse

Eight Okemos High School football players kneeling at their game Friday against Holt. Three players knelt during the National Anthem at their Oct. 6 ...

Taylor Moton returns to Mid-Michigan for youth football camp  WILX-TV

Former Okemos High School and Western Michigan football standout Taylor Moton returned to the Lansing area on Saturday to help run his very first youth ...

Clarkston vs. Saline football photo gallery | MIPrepZone  The Oakland Press

The Clarkston Wolves defeated the Saline Hornets 21-3 to win the D1 semi-final played on Saturday November 17, 2018 at Okemos High School. The Wolves ...

25 best public high schools in Michigan, according to Niche  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

DETROIT - Where can you find the best public high schools in Michigan? Niche released their annual rankings of the best schools around the country.

Okemos drama teacher prepares for new calling  Lansing State Journal

Okemos High School teacher/director, local actor moving to Florida to enter ministry.

Who is new MSU athletic director Bill Beekman?

Beekman was appointed as MSU's interim athletic director by interim president John Engler on Feb. 5, roughly two weeks after Mark Hollis, the university's ...

Michigan high school football playoffs: First round predictions  Detroit Free Press

Only one person we know is crazy enough to attempt to pick all 128 first-round playoff games and that is our Son of Swami. In each district, the No. 1 seed is ...

Back at home: Former WNBA player to lead Okemos girls hoops  USA TODAY High School Sports

The basketball journey for Kristen Rasmussen the last 15 years has taken her from Okemos to all around the United States, and even internationally.

Milford High to host Reaching Higher prep basketball showcase July 17

The MHSAA and Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan are staging its Reaching Higher basketball showcase July 17 at Milford High School.

Five area players in basketball showcase today  WTVB News

HIGHLAND TOWNSHIP, MI (WTVB) - Five Branch County athletes have been invited to play in the annual Reaching Higher showcases of Michigan's top high ...

LARP becomes popular in Meridian Township  Spartan Newsroom

During the 1990s, a new form of entertainment began: Live Action Role Playing or LARP and it has become popular in mid-Michigan, including Meridian ...

Here are all 18 new members of Eastern Michigan's football program  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

With National Signing Day in full swing, high school seniors are signing their letter of intent to continue their playing career at a variety of colleges.

Attention to detail has Okemos track standout MSU bound  USA TODAY High School Sports

OKEMOS – Sophia Franklin admits she is a track junkie. The Okemos High School senior has spent plenty of time since her middle school days consuming ...

Novi Schools Appoints New HR Director

Novi Schools Appoints New HR Director - Novi, MI - A veteran Okemos Public Schools administrator will take over the position.

Former Okemos coach had enduring impact on tennis community  Lansing State Journal

Al Inkala was a man filled with humbleness, passion and integrity. He passed away at the age of 66.

Okemos native lands role on Amazon Prime pilot  City Pulse

TUESDAY, June 28 —To many, springtime means flowers. For others, it means time to stop putting off working on the beach body they resolved to have by now.

Okemos Football Coach Out  WILX-TV

Okemos High School announced Thursday that second year head football coach Jack Wallace is being replaced effective immediately. Okemos has a 0-4 ...

MSU graduate is one of YouTube’s biggest stars  Lansing State Journal

Imagine living your life in front of 7.5 million people with every high and low, funny moment and insecurity broadcast for the world to see. That's the existence ...

Okemos native Cynthia Frelund blazes trail in NFL's analytics game  Detroit Free Press

During the NFL Network's broadcast on Jan. 13, Rich Eisen, questioned Cynthia Frelund's prediction for the Eagles-Falcons playoff matchup.

First look at high school football state championship games

What began as a 256-team field in the Michigan high school football playoffs is down to 16. The eight state championship games are set for next weekend at ...

New Launch Trampoline Park could affect other Meridian Mall attractions  Spartan Newsroom

A new near 32000 square foot trampoline park is headed to Meridian Mall in the summer. The arrival is highly anticipated for current store managers, but the ...

Builder, priest, accused embezzler: Who is the Rev. Jonathan Wehrle?  Lansing State Journal

Court records and archived media coverage speak to the construction roots of the Rev. Jonathan Wehrle, the founding pastor of St. Martha Parish.

Michigan high school football playoff scores: Updates from Round 1  Detroit Free Press

Welcome to our coverage of the 2018 Michigan high school football playoffs with our live scores from the first round.

The Okemos 7  City Pulse

How a group of white-collar men gets entwined in a gets entwined in a drug conspiracy when state and federal law collide "I must say you don't look like the ...

Lake Fenton/Goodrich girls lacrosse season ends in regional semis  Fenton Tri County Times

Grand Ledge — A little over three years ago Megan Lynch had never played lacrosse before. On Wednesday, she was in tears as the senior saw her high ...

Gov. Snyder hosts sixth annual International Cyber Summit in Detroit

DETROIT (WLUC) - The sixth installment of the North American International Cyber Summit, hosted by Governor Rick Snyder, brought together a record crowd of ...

Okemos girl lives her ballet dream – dancing as ‘Cinderella’  Lansing State Journal

Okemos girl senior lives her ballet dream – dancing as 'Cinderella' for the Children's Ballet Theatre.

Report ranks Michigan's top 20 public and charter high schools  WDIV Detroit

A report from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy lists the top 20 public and charter high schools in Michigan based on a "CAP" score.

Okemos soccer falls in regional semifinal  USA TODAY High School Sports

HOLT – The Okemos High School boys soccer team made a strong run last week while navigating its way to a third district championship in four years.

Where are the best high schools in Michigan?  Detroit Free Press

Grand Rapids. Bloomfield Township. Holland. Birmingham. Saline. Troy. Rochester Hills. Okemos. Those are the cities where the top high schools in the state ...

Lansing Catholic anthem kneeling policy didn't result in player's benching, coach says  Lansing State Journal

LANSING -- A new Lansing Catholic policy prohibiting protests during the national anthem had nothing to do with a basketball player's being benched Tuesday ...

Putnam: Photo is 'time capsuled' in Okemos home's wall  Lansing State Journal

Have you ever been tempted to knock on the door of a house you used to live in? Robyn Radway knows the feeling.

Senior overcoming injury to aid early success for Okemos football  USA TODAY High School Sports

Dalis Williams has helped Chiefs take momentum into start of CAAC Blue play.

LSJ high school athlete of week: Okemos' Deniz Kalfa  USA TODAY High School Sports

Deniz Kalfa initially was disappointed when he was moved to the No. 4 singles slot for the Okemos boys tennis team earlier this fall. The junior then looked at the ...

Michigan State VP to replace Simon while board seeks interim president  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING - The Michigan State University Board of Trustees has chosen a university vice president to serve as acting president until an interim president ...

5 questions with Internet sensation Tyler Oakley, a Jackson native and MSU grad

Tyler Oakley.jpg. Popular video blogger and celebrity Tyler Oakley, 25, grew up in Jackson and graduated from Okemos High School. He also graduated from ...

New study ranks the best high schools in Michigan  WDIV Detroit

Some of the best high schools in Michigan could be in your backyard.

Ingham County's heroin surge  City Pulse

Eric Pavona had the world in his hands when he graduated from Okemos High School. He had high college entrance test scores, he'd been working and saving ...

Bridge Magazine's 2017 Academic State Champs  Bridge Michigan

Bridge Magazine is proud to name 54 high schools as 2017 Academic State Champs. The schools listed below are best preparing students for success after ...

Red Cedar Elementary ready to break ground  Spartan Newsroom

Spring is bringing a lot of activity to Red Cedar Elementary. School construction is underway. After a $93.77 million bond millage was passed last May, the ...

2014 top high schools: Michigan has one of best in nation, says U.S. News

And the state boasts one of the top high schools in the nation.

Waverly schools reeling after loss of beloved teacher  Lansing State Journal

DELTA TWP. - Waverly High School's orchestra will take the stage Saturday at the Wharton Center during graduation without their beloved director, Jenny ...

Army steps up recruiting in Meridian Township  Spartan Newsroom

Meridian Township's local Army Medical Recruiting Station, located off Hagadorn Road, is serving to help out not only the country, but the local community.

Families, Okemos community mourn teens killed in crash on US-23

OKEMOS — Surrounded by photos of her daughter in her living room, Holly Comstock talked Monday about the three unanswered text messages and the ...

East Kentwood multi-sport athletes defend track & field titles

East Kentwood student-athletes Corinne Jemison and Logan Brown compete at a high level in multiple sports.

2016 Debutantes presented at Cotillion  Lansing State Journal

The Les Meres et Debutantes presented seven debutantes at its 51st annual cotillion held Saturday at the Lansing Center. This year's theme was "Closer to our ...

Free prom dresses still available  Lansing State Journal

April 19, 2016 UPDATE — Atiyaa Bolling is still hoping to give many girls their prom "princess moment." About 100 dresses were given away last weekend, but ...

Lansing native returns home with band Lord Huron tonight

Lansing native Ben Schneider brings his band, Lord Huron to The Loft tonight.

Spartan Rowing Announces Nine Signees For 2017  Michigan State Athletics

April 28, 2017 East Lansing, Mich. - Michigan State rowing coach Matt Weise has announced that nine student-athletes will join the Spartan rowing program ...

Owosso introduces new firefighter, police officer | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Mayor Chris Eveleth ceremonially swore in a new police officer and firefighter during the city council meeting Monday night.

Conner George Gets MSU Scholarship  WILX-TV

Michigan State basketball player Conner George has now been given a scholarship after playing the past two seasons as a walk on. It is a year to year ...

Your guide to Lansing area's holiday events

A look at holiday happenings in greater Lansing this year.

Rochester Hills teen, Savannah Haque, is state's top 15-and-under girl  The Oakland Press

FARMINGTON HILLS >> Savannah Haque worked hard with her wedges in 2017 and good results followed.

Michigan State adds high-scoring Conner George as preferred walk-on  Spartan Avenue

Michigan State basketball added another solid recruit on Sunday as Okemos High star Conner George chose the green and white as a preferred walk-on.

Lansing public high schools struggling to make students college-ready  Spartan Newsroom

The Lansing Public School District has gained an outstanding reputation for their high schools from some. But others say the academics are as poor as Detroit ...

2017 Sutton Foster Ovation Awards Set for Sunday at Wharton Center  Broadway World

The best of Michigan's high school theatre students are coming together Sunday, May 21, at Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall for the 6th Annual Sutton Foster ...

Jacob Meschke  Michigan Radio

Jacob Meschke is a Stateside news assistant and a rising senior at Northwestern University, where he studies journalism, Spanish and political science.

Lord Huron's 'Ends of the Earth' featured on Zales ad  Lansing State Journal

Lord Huron's indie-pop nugget "Ends of the Earth" is featured on a Zales holiday advertisement.

Distracted Driving Simulator  WILX-TV

It was probably the only time you'll see teenagers encouraged to text while being behind the wheel.

The Best High Schools In Michigan For 2017: U.S. News And World Report

List Of Best High Schools Released - Rochester-Rochester Hills, MI - The annual list is out and six Michigan schools rank among the best in the country.

Sigler hired as coach at Wyoming HS after one year at Hope

After one year as the offensive coordinator for the Hope College Flying Dutchmen football team, Irv Sigler is moving on. He was hired as the head football coach ...

Chronic Wasting Disease Casts Shadow on Start of Firearms Deer Season  WKAR

On this first day of firearms hunting season, Michigan hunters and wildlife officials are closely watching for cases of Chronic Wasting Disease, a fatal.

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