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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 >>


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 >>


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 >>


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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1906: Janet Gaynor, film actress.
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1965: Patricia Harris takes post as U.S. Ambassador to Belgium, becoming the first African American U.S. ambassador.
1966: Hanoi insists the United States must end its bombings before peace talks can begin. Republic Aircraft's F-105 Thunderchief, better known as the 'Thud,' was the Air Force's warhorse in Vietnam.
1969: Special Forces Captain John McCarthy is released from Fort Leavenworth Penitentiary, pending consideration of his appeal to murder charges.
1973: Israel is taken by surprise when Egypt, Syria, Iraq and Jordan attack on the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur, beginning the Yom Kippur War. Only selfless acts of bravery by the 188th Barak Brigade prevented the Syrians from capturing the heights and threatening the entire north of Israel.
1981: Egyptian president Anwar el-Sadat is assassinated in Cairo by Islamic fundamentalists. He is succeeded by Vice President Hosni Mubarak.