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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 August 3rd
1887: Rupert Brooke, English poet who mainly wrote about World War I.
1900: Ernie Pyle, World War II correspondent who wrote about the common soldier.
1905: Maggie Kuhn, social activist and founder of The Gray Panthers.
1909: Walter Van Tilberg, Western novelist who wrote The Ox-Bow Incident.
1920: P.D. James (Phyllis Dorothy James), British mystery writer.
August 3rd
in history
1610: Henry Hudson of England discovers a great bay on the east coast of Canada and names it for himself.
1692: French forces under Marshal Luxembourg defeat the English at the Battle of Steenkerke in the Netherlands.
1805: Mohammed Ali becomes the new ruler of Egypt.
1807: The trial of Aaron Burr begins. He is accused of plotting the secession of New England.
1864: Federal gunboats attack but do not capture Fort Gains, at the mouth of Mobile Bay, Alabama.