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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 >>
Donald Turner
The Oxford Leader
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Born January 31st
1797: Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (C Major Symphony, The Unfinished Symphony).
1919: Jackie Robinson, first African-American baseball player in the modern major leagues.
1925: Benjamin Hooks, civil rights leader.
January 31st
in history
1950: Paris protests the Soviet recognition of Ho Chi Minh's Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
1966: U.S. planes resume bombing of North Vietnam after a 37-day pause.
1968: In Vietnam, the Tet Offensive begins as Viet Cong and North Vietnamese soldiers attack strategic and civilian locations throughout South Vietnam.
1976: Ernesto Miranda, famous from the Supreme Court ruling on Miranda vs. Arizona is stabbed to death.
1981: Lech Walesa announces an accord in Poland, giving Saturdays off to laborers.