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Trial and error in season opener loss

The gridiron heroes were back on the football field Monday afternoon getting ready for their next game. The Wolves lost their season opener against Rochester Adams on Friday night, 17-7....more >>
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Koczak lights up the stage

Eight-year-old Katie Koczak was surprised when her name was called for the winner of Petite Miss Encore Dance on June 27. "I couldn't believe it," said Koczak, a fourth-grader at Bailey Lake Elementary....more >>
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Keeper saves Wolves from defeat

Goalie Trevor Smith put on his gloves and headed to the net with 3:42 remaining in the Wolves game against Rochester last Thursday. The referees had just served teammate Nathan Gill a yellow card taking him out of the net for rest of the game....more >>

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Hitters ready to lead on the court

Spikers is back in the gym getting ready for another sensational season. "I have a lot of returning players," said Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach Kelly Avenall. "I am excited about it....more >>
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Dragons crush Oxford, 45-6

Bell celebrates 100th career win

The Oxford Wildcats definitely have something to brag about. Two weeks ago, they won the eating contest against Lake Orion athletes. But that's about all they have to brag about after the football game, Friday, Aug....more >>
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Lady Dragons face uphill run

This year's girls' cross country team is young, says Coach Debi McDonald, but there's been a change in attitude that will help them on their feet. "I think we're showing a lot more depth than last year....more >>

Boys ready to kick it big

By Joe St. Henry, Special to The Review With two games played, two things are clear about this year's boys' varsity soccer team, according to head coach Matt Paukovits. It's definitely talented, but the boys have some things to learn, especially when it comes to playing in pressure-packed games against strong opponents something the Dragons will experience often this fall competing in the OAA's top division and hopefully the state playoffs....more >>

Guest opinion: Friday's game 'a testament to how much we like living here'

By Joe St. Henry Special to The Review It wasn't much of a contest last Friday night with Lake Orion routing Oxford in a revival of the long-overdue rivalry with our neighbors to the north....more >>
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'This is where I truly believe we belong'

Varsity Boys and Girls Cross Country Coach Ray Sutherland called this summer's practices the best he has ever seen. "We are working extremely hard. The girls are stepping it up a notch and we probably had the best practice for the girl's team that I've ever had in the history of the school," Sutherland said....more >>
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Golfers face 'tougher, better' courses

Varsity Girls Golf Coach Terry Kelley isn't sweating moving from the Flint Metro League into the Oakland Activities Association. "We're fine," said Kelley. "We're 2-0 in the league and we have had some middle of the pack finishes in tournaments....more >>
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Spikers set sights on top OAA division

Spend any time with Varsity Volleyball Coach Kristi McDevitt and it will be clear that she is excited for this upcoming season. "I am exited about moving to the Oakland Activities Association (OAA)....more >>
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Booters up for challenge, fun of OAA

Out with the Flint Metro League and in with the Oakland Activities Association. Oxford Varsity Boys Soccer Head Coach John Thaler knew this day was coming for the last couple of years, so he purposefully scheduled games against OAA opponents to better prepare his team for the transition....more >>
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Swimmers return with a ton of talent

This season presents new challenges for Varsity Girls Swimming Coach Jackie Boswell, but she is ready to take them with a team that brings back a ton of talent. "So far the team looks great," said Boswell....more >>
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1896: Virgil Thompson, American composer (Four Saints in Three Acts, The Mother of Us All).
1910: Alwin Nikolais, choreographer.
1913: Lweis Thomas, physician and author (The Lives of a Cell).
1914: Joe DiMaggio, Hall of Fame baseball star who led the New York Yankees to ten World Series.
1939: Shelagh Delaney, playwright (A Taste of Honey).
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1914: German Field Marshal Fredrich von Hindenburg calls off the Lodz offensive 40 miles from Warsaw, Poland. The Russians lose 90,000 to the Germans' 35,000 in two weeks of fighting.
1918: Chile and Peru sever relations.
1921: Hirohito becomes regent of Japan.
1923: Transatlantic broadcasting from England to America commences for the first time.
1930: An earthquake in Shizouka, Japan kills 187 people.