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Varsity Boys Basketball Coach Dan Fife, his coaching staff, and players teach all they know at the 29th Annual McGrath League. The Saturday league is open to boys in 3rd to 8th grade and will run for 11 weeks beginning Dec....more >>
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Dragons will host Grand Blanc after 42-7 win over Davison

'We have our work cut out for us'

Two and a half weeks ago, 32 teams fought alongside Lake Orion for a spot in post-season play. Now, 16 teams are left in the division and the Dragons have their sights zeroed in on a spot in the final eight....more >>

LO runners lace up for states

Both Lake Orion cross country teams will lace up for the state finals at Michigan International Speedway next weekend. Oct. 30, the girls competed in the MHSAA Regional Meet and took second place....more >>

Kovacic breaks record again!

Sophomore runner Brooke Kovacic ran her way into the Oxford cross country record books this past week. She established the fastest girls cross country time in school history with her time of 18:30 during regionals, held at Goodells County Park on Saturday, Oct....more >>
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X-country teams finish 2nd, 3rd at Rochester Invite

It was another successful run for the Cross Country teams as the freshmen and sophomores took to Bloomer Park in Rochester for the Rochester 9th/10th Grade Invite on Monday, Oct. 25....more >>
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Born August 22nd
1880: George Herriman, cartoonist, creator of Krazy Kat.
1891: Jacque Lipchitz, sculptor.
1893: Dorothy Parker, poet, satirist and founding member of the Algonquin Round Table.
1904: Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leader from 1977 to 1987, held nominal leadership position until his death in 1997.
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
August 22nd
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1922: Michael Collins, Irish politician, is killed in an ambush.
1942: Brazil declares war on the Axis powers. She is the only South American country to send combat troops into Europe.
1945: Soviet troops land at Port Arthur and Dairen on the Kwantung Peninsula in China.
1945: Conflict in Vietnam begins when a group of Free French parachute into southern Indochina, in repsonse to a successful coup by communist guerilla Ho Chi Minh.
1983: Benigno Aquino, the only real opposition on Ferdinand Marcos’ reign as president of the Philippines, is gunned down at Manila Airport.