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Lady Dragons nearly turn loss into upset

'Regardless of the outcome, they played like champions'

By Gabriel Ouzounian Review staff writer The year is over for the Lake Orion Girls' Varsity Basketball team. Yet while their defeat at the hands of the favored Stoney Creek Cougars during the MHSAA Girls' Basketball Regionals - hosted this year in Lake Orion on Wednesday, March 2 - was disappointing for Lake Orion fans, they gave their opponents a true scare for the majority of the game....more >>

Dragon icers continue to win playoff games, titles

By David Reed Special to the Review Congratulations to the Dragons Hockey team for their win in the Region 5 Championship on Saturday, March 5 in the State Playoffs. Saturday nights have proven good for the team, as they have beaten Farmington, won the OAA championship and, now, the Regional championship - all on consecutive Saturdays....more >>

Dragons place in MHSAA Individual Finals

Two Lake Orion Dragon Wrestlers competed in the MHSAA Division 1 Individual Finals at the Palace of Auburn Hills from Thursday, March 3 to Saturday, March 5. Senior Adam Gros (171 lb....more >>

Lady bowler takes runner up in state finals

Junior becomes first athlete in high school's history to advance to bowling championship

On Saturday, March 5, in Battle Creek, Lake Orion junior Kate Gladstone found herself in the Finals of the Division 1 Individual Girls State Bowling Championship. The road to the Finals was a long and difficult process....more >>

Wolves OAA Red champs heading into district finals

The Wolves have taken two teams out of the running for the district title. They face off against Grand Blanc on Friday night for the final round, 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale at Fenton High School at 5:30 p....more >>
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Five grapplers finish All-State at state finals

Senior Matt Vandermeer threw his hands in the air as he faced his family and friends sitting in the north end of the Palace of Auburn Hills. Through six minutes he had scored one point on Detroit Catholic Central's Kevin Beazley on an escape....more >>

Athlete of the Week

McInally signs with Butler

Nick McInally is set to trade in his Wolf for a Bulldog, signing to play football with Butler University of Indianapolis, Ind. "I was really impressed with Butler," McInally said. "They have a great campus and the coaches are really good guys....more >>
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Racers top state finals with second place

With a score of 81 points, the Clarkston Boys Varsity Ski team took the runner-up spot in the MHSAA State Finals on Feb. 28. "It was fantastic," said Mike Foyteck, head coach. "It was a great way to end the year....more >>
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Wolves rule Regionals

Icers hoisted their MHSAA Regional trophy in the air on Saturday at Perani Arena in Flint. They defeated three teams on their way to the claim the honor, the most recent was against Bay City with a 5-4 win....more >>
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District domination

Megan Hastings stood at the line with 14.6 seconds remaining in theMHSAA District Championship game on Friday night at Brandon High School. The Lady Wolves held the lead going into the second half of the game against Grand Blanc....more >>

Hoopsters end season with tough loss

The boys varsity basketball season came to a bitter end with a 52-49 overtime loss at the hands of Rochester Adams during the first round of district play on Monday, March 7. Rochester Adams came out early and showed why many considered them the team to beat in district play....more >>

Lafnear toughs it out at finals, despite injury

Junior Heather Lafnear gutted out a 36th place finish during the state individual bowling tournament in Battle Creek on Saturday, March 5. Despite bowling on a knee injury that caused her to miss 10 days of practice, Lafnear was able to put together games of 173, 159, 117, 179, 213, 175....more >>
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1841: Clara Barton, founder of the Red Cross.
1870: Rosa Luxemburg, Polish-born founder of the Spartacus League which later became the German Communist Party.
1907: Cab Calloway, band leader, the first Jazz singer to sell a million records.
1918: Anwar Sadat, Egyptian president (1970 to 1981) and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
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in history
1941: Free French troops occupy the French Islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon off the Canadian coast.
1944: Prime Minister Winston Churchill goes to Athens to seek an end to the Greek civil war.
1946: Chiang Kai-shek offers a new Chinese constitution in Nanking pledging universal suffrage.
1950: Scottish nationalists steal the Stone of Scone from the British coronation throne in Westminster Abbey. The 485 pound stone was recovered in April 1951.
1962: The Bay of Pigs captives, upon their return to the United States, vow to return to Cuba and topple Fidel Castro.