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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 October 7th
1907: Helen MacInnes, writer.
1931: Desmond Tutu, South African religious leader.
1934: Leroi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka), playwright.
1935: Thomas Keneally, novelist, author of Schindler's Ark, the basis for the film Schindler's List.
1955: Yo Yo Ma, cellist.
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1780: Colonial patriots slaughter a loyalist group at the Battle of King's Mountain in South Carolina.
1849: Edgar Allan Poe, aged 40, dies a tragic death in Baltimore. Never able to overcome his drinking habits, he was found in a delirious condition outside a saloon that was used as a voting place.
1870: French Minister of the Interior Leon Gambetta escapes besieged Paris by balloon, reaching the French provisional government in Tours.
1913: In attempting to find ways to lower the cost of the automobile and make it more affordable to ordinary Americans, Henry Ford took note of the work of efficiency experts like Frederick Taylor, the father of scientific management. The result was the assembly line that reduced the time it took to manufacture a car, from 12 hours to 93 minutes. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.
1949: Iva Toguri D'Aquino, better known as Tokyo Rose, is sentenced to 10 years in prison for treason. American-Born Axis Sally.