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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 September 1st
1795: James Gordon Bennet, editor of the New York Sun, the first tabloid-sized daily newspaper.
1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs, novelist who created Tarzan, the Ape Man.
1907: Walter Reuther, labor leader who merged the American Federation of Labor with the Congress of International Organizations.
1923: Rocky Marciano, world heavyweight boxing champion who retired undefeated.
1939: Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
September 1st
in history
0: Nathaniel Bacon leads an uprising against English Governor William Berkeley at Jamestown, Virginia, resulting in the settlement being burned to the ground. Bacon's Rebellion came in response to the governor's repeated refusal to defend the colonists against the Indians.
1773: Phillis Wheatley, a slave from Boston, publishes a collection of poetry, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, in London.
1807: Aaron Burr is arrested in Mississippi for complicity in a plot to establish a Southern empire in Louisiana and Mexico.
1821: William Becknell leads a group of traders from Independence, Mo., toward Santa Fe on what would become the Santa Fe Trail.Trailing Louis L’Amour in New Mexico.
1836: Protestant missionary Dr. Marcus Whitman leads a party to Oregon. His wife, Narcissa, is one of the first white women to travel the Oregon Trail. The Oregon Trail emigrants who chose to follow Stephen Meek thought his shortcut would save weeks of hard travel. Instead, it brought them even greater misery.