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Hoopsters look to improve in season's second half

By Megan Collier Review staff writer The march to districts is on, and although boys' basketball has some ground to make up as the last place team in Oakland Activities White, they "might surprise some people" said Coach Mike Shafkalis....more >>

Icers' winning streak continues

Dragons to celebrate seniors, youth Saturday

The Green and White extended their win streak last night, defeating the Farmington Unified team in a dramatic overtime game, 4-3. Jake Kruetizer started the scoring in the first period when he pinched in from the point and took a pass from Justin McKelvey with only four ticks left in the period....more >>

Lake Orion will host wrestling's best of the best

Residents in the Orion area hoping to get a taste of high school wrestling finals games won't have to travel far. Wrestling teams from Rochester-Adams, Troy, and Pontiac high schools will be participating in the MHSAA Division I Wrestling Team District Finals, hosted by Lake Orion High School Feb....more >>
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Leading the way to trophies

Clarkston seventh- and eighth-grade cheerleaders brought home first-place trophies, Jan. 22 at the Davison Cheer Competition. Clarkston seventh-grade cheerleaders from Sashabaw Middle School are two for two in their MHSAA competition, with first-place wins in Brandon, Jan....more >>

Icers bounce back with wins over Avondale, Troy

Oxford varsity hockey team earned a much-needed victory over Avondale on Wednesday, Jan. 19 after a couple of week's of uninspired hockey. Junior Nolan Chapman's hatrick was enough for the Wildcats to earn a 7-4 victory over Avondale, pushing their record to a league best 6-1-1....more >>

Berkley bowlers bite the dust against Cats

Both varsity bowling teams got back to their winning ways when they rolled against Berkley on Thursday, Jan. 20. The girls improved to 4-1 on the season in the Oakland Activities Association with a 29-1 victory over the Bears, while the boys cruised to a 23-7 win, improving to 3-2 in the OAA....more >>

Cheer squad finishes second

Oxford's varsity cheer squad continued to show it can be competitive in the Oakland Activities Association with a second place finish in the second OAA meet. Despite losing one member of the squad to an injury right before competition began, Oxford was able to increase their total score from the previous meet by nearly six points, up from 673....more >>

Split week for hoopsters

It was another split week for the hoops squad with a victory of Bloomfield Hills Andover on Tuesday, Jan. 18 and a loss to Royal Oak on Friday, Jan. 21. The Wildcats gained their second Oakland Activities Association victory with a 69-59 win over Andover....more >>

Two losses for the ladies

Right now, the Oakland Activities Association is giving the young squad on the varsity girls basketball team an introduction to what OAA play is all about. Their game against white division leader Avondale on Thursday, Jan....more >>
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1917: The Kaiser warns Russia that he will use iron fist and shining sword if peace is spurned.
1943: General Dwight D. Eisenhower is appointed the Allied Supreme Commander, even though almost everyone believed the position would go to American Chief of Staff George C. Marshall.
1947: An estimated 20,000 communists, led by guerrilla General Markos Vafthiades proclaim the Free Greek Government in northern Greece. They issue a call to arms to establish the regime throughout the nation.Civil War of Passion
1956: African Americans defy a city law in Tallahassee, Florida, and occupy front bus seats.
1963: New York's Idlewild Airport is renamed JFK Airport in honor of the murdered President Kennedy.