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Fight starts for Ford Field

Players and coaches gathered at Fountains on Sunday to find out their fate for the MHSAA Pre-District game this week. It was announced the Wolves drew Pontiac, a team they beat earlier in the season, 42-18....more >>
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Runners leading path to finals

The Lady Wolves head into their races for the MHSAA Regional this Saturday after finishing fifth at the OAA Red Championship. "We knew going into it we were going up against four of the top 20 teams in the state," said Girls Cross Country Coach Kevin Breen....more >>

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Team set for districts

Spikers marked their journey to the OAA Red battle against Lake Orion with one win and two losses to their rivals. But after five sets on Oct. 18 in the Lady Dragons' lair, the journey ended....more >>

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Runners head to regionals

Runners took second place at the OAA Red Championships, finishing in the league in second. Lake Orion took first place at the championships, finishing the league in first. "We didn't run badly but we didn't run enough to win it," said Boys Cross Country Coach Mike Taylor....more >>
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Born October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
1856: The first installment of Gustav Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary appears in the Revue de Paris after the publisher refuses to print a passage in which the character Emma has a tryst in the back seat of a carriage.
1864: The Condor, a British blockade-runner, is grounded near Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, had served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.
1878: General Lew Wallace is sworn in as governor of New Mexico Territory. He went on to deal with the Lincoln County War, Billy the Kid and write Ben-Hur. His Civil War heroics earned him the moniker Savior of Cincinnati.
1890: Yosemite National Park is dedicated in California.
1908: The Ford Model T, the first car for millions of Americans, hits the market. Over 15 million Model Ts are eventually sold, all of them black. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.