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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 August 23rd
1883: Jonathan Wainwright, U.S. general who fought against the Japanese on Corregidor in the Philippines and was forced to surrender.
1898: Albert Claude, biologist who won the 1974 Nobel for his work on the sub-structure of the cell. He never graduated from high school.
1912: Gene Kelly, dancer, choreographer and actor.
1931: H.O. Smith, molecular biologist credited with helping 'open the door' on genetic engineering.
1934: Sonny (Christian) Jurgensen, professional football player and sports announcer.
August 23rd
in history
1926: American film star Rudolph Valentino dies, causing world-wide hysteria and a number of suicides.
1927: Immigrant laborers Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are executed for a robbery they did not commit. Fifty years later, in 1977, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis establishes a memorial in the victims' honor.
1939: Joseph Stalin and German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop sign a non-aggression pact between the Soviet Union and Germany, freeing Hitler to invade Poland and Stalin to invade Finland.
1942: German forces begin an assault on the major Soviet industrial city of Stalingrad.
1944: German SS engineers begin placing explosive charges around the Eiffel Tower in Paris.