Okemos High School

Okemos Middle Schooler Trevor Smith Showing Potential As Big-Time Basketball Star

May 10, 2021
Trevor Smith
Erin Smith

Smith, who stands 6-foot-8 at age 13, is turning heads with his height and play.

Okemos Girls Soccer Prepared For Challenges Of The Upcoming Season

Apr 15, 2021
Jared Ramsey

This year’s seniors have not played since 2019, and they want to make the most of their final days of prep soccer.

Okemos High Ski Team Finishes Season With Big Results At State Finals

Mar 24, 2021
Adam Bakr

Senior Sarra Guggemos earns All-State honors; while juniors Michael Benivegna and Mitchell Forsberg place well in first finals appearances.

Mid-Michigan High School Winter Sport Athletes Fight To Finish Season

Mar 15, 2021
High School Wrestling
McLain Moberg

The delicate balance of maintaining COVID-19 protocols and spread is matched by the desire of local prep athletes and coaches to play their seasons.

Okemos Tennis Star Josh Portnoy Closes Prep Career In Style With State Titles

Dec 15, 2020
Josh Portnoy

Portnoy Has Signed With Michigan State Tennis; Fulfilling Dream to Play For the Spartans and Be Close to Home.

Okemos High Star Golfer Allison Cui Adds Another State Title To Her Resume

Dec 10, 2020
High School Sports
Elena Shklyar

Cui, a junior, came from behind to win her second straight Michigan prep title. Those that know Cui and her game say this could be the start of her major golf career.

Pandemic Changes The Game For Fall HS Sports: Fewer Fans In The Stands And Less Revenue

Oct 15, 2020
High School Sports
Eli Atzenhoffer

Lansing-area high school programs prepare for a budget hit, as the Friday night game atmosphere will be smaller and bringing in lower revenues.

man at computer
Kevin Lavery / WKAR/MSU

Online learning is particularly challenging for Michigan students who need to work in close contact as a team to master their lessons.  WKAR’s Kevin Lavery reports on how one music teacher’s virtual class is adapting.


Editor's Note: A previous version of this story erroneously reported the OHS football season had been cancelled.


Coast Guard Band
Courtesy / U.S. Coast Guard / PA2 Richard Brahm

The U.S. Coast Guard Band is touring the Great Lakes this summer.  On Wednesday, the ensemble co-founded by legendary march king John Phillip Sousa is giving a free concert at Okemos High School.


Editor’s Note: This is a free event, but tickets are required.  The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at Okemos High School.  Register for tickets here.

Okemos High School Star Alma Cooper More Than An Athlete

Apr 22, 2019
Alma Cooper

Player profile on one of the most dynamic athletes at Okemos High School.