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Dragons fight, but fall to Avondale

By Gabriel Ouzounian Review staff writer The Lake Orion Varsity Boys Basketball team squared off against the Avondale Yellow Jackets on Friday, Feb. 18 in Auburn Hills, and while the Dragons put up a good fight, they ended the night defeated, 71-45....more >>

Skiing

On Thursday, Feb. 17, the boys and girls of the Lake Orion Ski teams competed in the MHSAA Regional competition. The boys' team took third place overall, while Marie Dohm, Katie Bruin and Allison Mitchell all placed individually....more >>

Lake Orion Hockey team defeats Rochester United and Farmington

The Dragons defeated Rochester United, 4-1, last night in the first OAA league playoff game. Rochester led after two periods 1-0 on the back of their red hot goalie Ian Mercer. The Dragons had dominated play and had three power plays but just could not shoot it past Mercer....more >>

Icers are OAA white division champs!

What a year it has been for the varsity hockey team. They began the year by switching from the Flint Metro League to the Oakland Activities Association. Then they had to brave the elements and play two outdoor games, including one at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor....more >>

Grapplers win team regionals, head to states

Team regionals were not quite as dramatic as team districts for the Wildcat varsity wrestling team. Oxford knew it was the team to beat heading into their regional matches on Wednesday, Feb....more >>

Hoopsters score Winterfest win

The varsity basketball team sent the crowd home happy after a 67-44 beatdown of Avondale during the annual Winterfest game on Friday, Feb. 18. Oxford got on track early, turning nearly every missed basket and turnover by Avondale into points, and by the end of the first quarter, the Wildcats were ahead 21-14....more >>
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Cheer squad heading to regionals

The varsity cheer squad is headed to regionals following a fourth place finish at districts Feb. 19. Oxford finished with a three-round score of 707.7600, more than seven points ahead of fifth place finisher Midland....more >>

Two more losses for Lady Cats

It was another disappointing week for the varsity girls basketball team as they suffered two more losses against OAA teams. Troy was not showing the Wildcats any love on Monday, Feb....more >>
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Born September 2nd
1850: Eugene Field, poet and journalist.
1877: Frederick Soddy, named an isotope and received 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry.
1901: Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
1948: Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
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in history
1885: In Rock Springs, Wyoming Territory, 28 Chinese laborers are killed and hundreds more chased out of town by striking coal miners.
1898: Sir Herbert Kitchner leads the British to victory over the Mahdists at Omdurman and takes Khartoum.
1910: Alice Stebbins Wells is admitted to the Los Angeles Police Force as the first woman police officer to receive an appointment based on a civil service exam.
1915: Austro-German armies take Grodno, Poland.
1944: Troops of the U.S. First Army enter Belgium.More than 6,000 trucks of the Red Ball Express kept gasoline and other vital supplies rolling in as American troops and tanks pushed the Germans back toward their homeland.