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Lake Orion Hockey on fire in State Finals

By David Reed Special to the Review The OAA Red Division League Playoffs Champions for 2011 are the Lake Orion Dragons. They defeated Stoney Creek at the OAA Finals on Saturday, Feb....more >>

Swimmers, divers break records, win medals

By Larry Matola Special to the Review The OAA Red Division Swim finals took place Wednesday, Feb. 23 through Friday, Feb. 25 at Birmingham Groves High School. The event consisted of a preliminary and finals round, with the swimmers and divers needing to finish in the top 16 to participate in the final round....more >>
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Lady Dragons raise money in the fight against Cancer

On Friday, Feb. 25, Lake Orion Varsity Girls Basketball Coach and High School Physical Education teacher Steve Roberts hosted Lake Orion's first Coaches vs. Cancer charity basketball game....more >>
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Dragons fall to Highlanders

The Lake Orion Dragon Boys' Basketball team battled against the Highlanders of Rochester-Adams on Friday, Feb. 25, and while they fought hard to keep the game on the offensive, the uphill battle only got steeper....more >>

MHSAA Wrestling Individual Finals

Update for Saturday, March 5

Six came to the Palace of Auburn Hills with the goal to place in the top eight. Five are still in the running after two days of competition. Matt Vandermeer and Jeff Sloney compete tonight for a first place finish....more >>
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Mountaineers league champs in first year

In its first year, Everest Collegiate High School girls basketball team won its Sectional Championship for 2011. The team of two juniors, three sophomores, and six freshman earned the trophy at Catholic League Tournament Championship finals at University of Detroit Mercy, Feb....more >>
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State champs!

Congratulations to the Oxford High School Varsity Wrestling Team for winning the Division I State Championship in Battle Creek over the weekend....more >>

Lady Cats' season comes to disappointing end in district play

The girls basketball season came to a disappointing end at the hands of the Romeo Bulldogs during the opening round of district play on Monday, Feb. 28. Oxford lost 57-24, putting an end to a season which saw a young team go through many struggles this season, finishing with just three wins in 21 games....more >>

Cheer squad finishes last at regionals

Three solid rounds were not enough to get the varsity cheer team through to the state cheer finals, as they finished last at regionals on Saturday, Feb. 26. The Wildcats finished with a score of 707....more >>

Lafnear only bowler heading to states

Advancing to team states wasn't in the cards for the varsity bowling teams when they took on the regional competition in Sterling Heights on Saturday, Feb. 26. Much like previous results this season, the girls team fared better than the boys....more >>

Hoopsters suffer another heartbreaker

In a season full of close games and losses for the varsity basketball team in the Oakland Activities Association, they suffered yet another heartbreaker, this time at the hands of Royal Oak on Thursday, Feb....more >>
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Born September 1st
1795: James Gordon Bennet, editor of the New York Sun, the first tabloid-sized daily newspaper.
1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs, novelist who created Tarzan, the Ape Man.
1907: Walter Reuther, labor leader who merged the American Federation of Labor with the Congress of International Organizations.
1923: Rocky Marciano, world heavyweight boxing champion who retired undefeated.
1939: Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
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1821: William Becknell leads a group of traders from Independence, Mo., toward Santa Fe on what would become the Santa Fe Trail.Trailing Louis L’Amour in New Mexico.
1836: Protestant missionary Dr. Marcus Whitman leads a party to Oregon. His wife, Narcissa, is one of the first white women to travel the Oregon Trail. The Oregon Trail emigrants who chose to follow Stephen Meek thought his shortcut would save weeks of hard travel. Instead, it brought them even greater misery.
1864: Confederate forces under General John Bell Hood evacuate Atlanta in anticipation of the arrival of Union General William T. Sherman's troops. The Federal officer who sent his men naked against the enemy was Colonel James P. Brownlow of the 1st (Union) Tennessee Cavalry.
1870: The Prussian army crushes the French at Sedan, the last battle of the Franco-Prussian War.
1876: The Ottomans inflict a decisive defeat on the Serbs at Aleksinac.