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Twelve LOHS athletes sign letters of intent

Twelve students from Lake Orion High School are going to have an easier time paying tuition. As of the ceremony held Friday, Feb. 4, students with high achievements in high school football, soccer, and softball officially committed to attending colleges of their choice....more >>

Wrestling

The Lake Orion wrestling program had their Senior Night delayed until Monday, Feb. 7 due to snow. However, it was worth the wait as the Dragons beat Orchard Lake St. Mary's High School 5519 as the seniors went undefeated on the night....more >>
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Girls' Basketball

The Lady Dragon's proved Thursday night that they don't go down easily. While Lake Orion trailed for most of the game, a fourth period rally saw the Dragons through to a victory over the Troy Colts....more >>

Boys' Basketball

The Lake Orion High School Varsity Boy's Basketball team triumphed over Troy Athens High School on Friday, Feb. 4, at Lake Orion High School. The Dragons ended the game with a final score of 66-54....more >>
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Dive Team

The Lake Orion Boys Dive team faced off against competitors from high schools all over Oakland County in Friday, Feb. 4's Oakland County Diving Meet. Over 30 competitors from nearly 20 different schools competed, showing off their skill while doing flips, spins, and other impressive diving techniques....more >>

Hockey

On Thursday, Feb. 3, the Dragons defeated the Marysville Vikings 8-1. Marysville lead 1-0 on a power play goal early in the game. Jesse Cameron tied it up with assists going to Daniel Chappie and Brad Bogus....more >>

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Taking competition to the mats

Senior Matt Vandermeer and junior Scott Devos left their mark on the mats Friday night going undefeated during the OAA Red Championship at Oxford High School. Vandermeer took the first place finish in his 171-pound weight class with a defeat over Lake Orion's Adam Gros, 9-3, putting his record this season at 40-3....more >>
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Grapplers capture first OAA red championship

Oxford's wrestling team didn't have to travel very far to capture their first-ever Oakland Activities Association red division championship on Friday, Feb. 4. Wrestling in front of a raucous home crowd at Oxford High School, the Wildcats dominated the event, finishing with 266 points, nearly 100 points over second place Rochester High School, who finished with 168....more >>

Cheer squad wins white division

Oakland Activities Association championship can only be spelled if the words "Oxford" and "Wildcats" are included. The varsity boys wrestling team, which wrapped up their league play on Friday, Feb....more >>

Hoopsters put Lahser in its place

The boys basketball team avenged its previous two-point loss to Oakland Activities Association leader Bloomfield Hills Lahser with a 51-43 win on Friday, Feb. 4 Junior Mark Hazelwood had a season-high 26 points on 7-12 shooting, including three three-pointers, and five rebounds, senior Chris Calvin chipped in seven points and eight rebounds and junior Jacques Toussaint had eight points and seven assists to lead the Wildcats to victory....more >>

Lady Cats fall to Stoney Creek

Poor second-half shooting against Rochester Stoney Creek on Monday, Feb. 7 cost the Lady Wildcats hoop squad a chance at their third OAA victory. Oxford could only muster 8 points in the second half and fell 41-28, dropping their record to 2-6 in OAA white play and 2-11 overall....more >>

Inexperience puts two in the loss column for bowlers

Oakland Activities Association teams are beginning to take advantage of the inexperience of the varsity bowling teams as the Wildcats lost to Royal Oak and Clarkston in their latest matches....more >>
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Born August 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
August 30th
in history
1932: Nazi leader Hermann Goering is elected president of the Reichstag.
1944: Ploesti, the center of the Rumanian oil industry, falls to Soviet troops.
1957: In an effort to stall the Civil Rights Act of 1957 from passing, Senator Strom Thurmond (D-S.C.) filibusters for over 24 hours. The bill passed, but Thurmond's filibuster becomes the longest in Senate history.
1961: President John F. Kennedy appoints General Lucius D. Clay as his personal representative in Berlin.
1983: Lieutenant Colonel Guion S. Bluford, Jr., becomes the first African-American astronaut to travel in space.