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Basketball

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 August 22nd
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917: John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
1920: Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer whose works include Farenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles.
1934: H. Norman Schwarzkopf, American general and commander of the coalition forces during the Persian Gulf War.
1935: E. Annie Proulx, writer (Postcards, The Shipping News).
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in history
1849: The Portuguese governor of Macao, China, is assassinated because of his anti-Chinese policies.
1911: The Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, is stolen from the Louvre in Paris, where it had hung for more than 100 years. It is recovered in 1913.
1922: Michael Collins, Irish politician, is killed in an ambush.
1942: Brazil declares war on the Axis powers. She is the only South American country to send combat troops into Europe.
1945: Soviet troops land at Port Arthur and Dairen on the Kwantung Peninsula in China.