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Lake Orion hockey claim runner-up in state semi-finals

By David Reed Special to the Review The Novi Wildcats advanced to the State title game by defeating Lake Orion 3-0 at Compuware on Friday night. The Dragons were unable to capitalize on their two first period power plays and Novi scored on both of theirs in the second period....more >>
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Girls's lacrosse coach happy with three years progress

The Lake Orion High School Girls' Lacrosse team is looking forward to another good season, and head coach Bill Booth said the team has been getting better and better. "We're now in our fourth year, and we started in our first season only winning two games," said Booth....more >>
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Soccer team ready for a season's challenge

Head Coaches Ken Snage and Randy McCoy are planning another dynamite season for the Lake Orion High School Girls' Soccer team. Finishing with a record of 18-4-2, they managed 4th place in the nine team league, finished 11th in the states, and earned the district championship runner-up position when they lost the game to Utica-Eisenhower High Schools, 3-2....more >>
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New lacrosse leader has coaching background

Lake Orion Boys' Lacrosse is looking at the upcoming season with fresh eyes thanks to new coach Brad Thomas. A graduate of Central Michigan University, Thomas began coaching almost immediately after he finished playing lacrosse at the school....more >>
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Spring has sprung, thrown, batted,kicked and caught

The weather isn't the only thing warming up. Starting Monday, March 14, Lake Orion High School's spring sports began holding tryouts to determine which of the many candidates would be joining the teams for the spring season....more >>
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Wolves set for intense regional battle

Cagers won their 18th consecutive MHSAA District Championship on Friday night. "I am extremely happy for our kids, for Clarkston and for our program," said Dan Fife, head coach for the Boys Varsity Basketball team....more >>

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Champions of the mat

Five grapplers stepped onto the podium under the bright lights of the Palace of Auburn Hills on March 5. Each accepted a medal for their All-State finish in the MHSAA Wrestling Individual Finals....more >>
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Lady Wolves' road to Breslin ends

Senior Lindsey Reppuhn stepped off the basketball court and teammate Anna Manilla greeted her with a hug as the Lady Wolves finished the last 18 seconds of the season. The girls lost in the Regional finals against Midland, 40-24....more >>

Search for new girls b-ball coach underway after Poynter resigns

Athletic Director Mike Watson has begun the search for a new varsity girls basketball coach after former coach Al Poynter resigned last week. Poynter met with Watson on Monday, March 7 to inform him he was resigning from head coaching duties, effective immediately, citing family reasons and health concerns that put him in the hospital earlier this year....more >>
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1907: Helen MacInnes, writer.
1931: Desmond Tutu, South African religious leader.
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1955: Yo Yo Ma, cellist.
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1765: Delegates from nine of the American colonies meet in New York to discuss the Stamp Act Crisis and colonial response to it.
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.