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Girls' Basketball

The Lady Dragons Basketball team defeated Southfield-Lathrup High School on Monday, Feb. 14 with a score of 56 to 32. The Lake Orion Girls' Varsity Basketball team will play again on Thursday, Feb....more >>

Hockey

The Lake Orion Varsity Hockey team defeated Marquette on Wednesday, Feb. 9 by the score of 3-2. Marquette was the sixth ranked team in the state. Marquette opened the scoring in the first period on a power play goal right in front of the goal crease....more >>

Wrestling

By Mike Musary Special to The Review On Thursday, Feb. 10, the Lake Orion wrestling team beat Pontiac 4721 to advance to the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) District championship match but fell to Rochester Adams 3422 to finish in second place at the State Tournament Team Disticts....more >>

Skiing

The Lake Orion Ski Teams demonstrated their strength at the Southeastern Michigan Ski League (SEMSL) Divisional competition on February 9 and 10. The girls' team finished in second place after a tie-breaker, and the boys' team finished in third place....more >>

Revenge is sweet!

Grapplers eliminate Davison, win districts

The wrestling team got a sweet measure of revenge against Davison as they ousted them from making a team state title run during their district final clash on Wednesday, Feb. 9. Four-hundred and fifty-five fans filled Ian Smith Gymnasium for the highly anticipated match between two of the top three teams in Divison One, Oxford was ranked third and Davison second, the Wildcats came out on top 31-19 to knock out the team deemed as the Wildcats biggest obstacle to making another run to the state finals....more >>

Ladies put out Knights' lights

The Lady Wildcats basketball team earned a season sweep over the Oak Park Knights with a 55-36 beatdown on Tuesday, Feb. 8. Junior Michelle Gilmore led Oxford with 10 points and seven rebounds, sophomore Shelby Davis had 10 points and three other players had six points each....more >>

Mixed bag for bowlers

It was mixed results for the varsity bowling teams after they participated in the Oakland Activities Association tournament on Sunday, Feb. 13. After going 6-4 on the season, the girls cranked it up and found themselves in third place behind Clarkston and Lake Orion after the qualifying round....more >>

Swimmers torpedo Ferndale, 4-4 in OAA

The varsity swim team got back to it's winning ways after defeating Ferndale 118-52 on Thursday, Feb. 10. Oxford dominated most of the evening, winning 10 of the 11 events they competed in....more >>
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Born August 29th
1915: Ingrid Bergman, Oscar winning actress famous whose films include Casablanca and Anastasia.
1920: Charlie Bird Parker, self-taught jazz saxophonist, pioneer of the new cool movement.
1924: Dinah Washington, singer known in the 50s as Queen of the Harlem Blues.
1927: Marion Williams, gospel singer.
1958: Michael Jackson, pop singer, entertainer.
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in history
1882: Australia defeats England in cricket for the first time. The following day a obituary appears in the Sporting Times addressed to the British team.
1942: The American Red Cross announces that Japan has refused to allow safe conduct for the passage of ships with supplies for American prisoners of war.
1945: U.S. airborne troops are landed in transport planes at Atsugi airfield, southwest of Tokyo, beginning the occupation of Japan.
1952: In the largest bombing raid of the Korean War, 1,403 planes of the Far East Air Force bomb Pyongyang, North Korea.
1992: Thousands of Germans demonstrate against a wave of racist attacks aimed at immigrants.