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Orion's power mom

By Allan Nahajewski Special Writer for The Review If you were to line up a few of your Lake Orion neighbors and try to guess which one is a national weightlifting champion, there's a good chance you'd guess wrong....more >>
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Dragons strike back to upset Highlanders

Against the odds and an early Highlander lead, the Lake Orion Varsity Baseball Team managed to turn a loss into an upsetting win on April 13. The game started unremarkably, with both teams bringing in a single run in the first inning, yet Rochester Adams showed their teeth in the second, bringing in four more runs while denying the Dragons completely....more >>
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Wolves' defense leads with season opener wins

Hitters opened the season with their first three wins last week. "We had a pretty good week," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Baseball Coach Phil Price. "Our defense is really good. Our pitching and catching have been outstanding....more >>
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Athletes of the Week

Bringing in first place

The Clarkston High School Girls Varsity Tennis team dominated the court on Saturday at the Grand Blanc Quad. They won all 24 matches they played during the match and were undefeated during the day, finishing with 24 points....more >>
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Run, jump, throw for the win

The Wolves welcomed Troy to the high school stadium by beating the visiting Colts. For their first league meet, the Boys Varsity Track team won 72-56. "We did really well," said Coach John Bennink....more >>


Sports in a Flash


The Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team hit the green last week to win their first match against Cranbrook at Franklin Hills. Returning this year are seniors Chad Wotton and Ryan Milliken and juniors Jimmy Delnick and Andrew Lange....more >>


Sports in a Flash

Girls Soccer

Lady Kickers fought tough against their Lake Orion foes on April 12, ending the game in a 1-1 tie. Junior Lisa Lyons scored the goal with 6:52 to go in the game to give the girls their first goal for the season....more >>

Officials praise wrestlers, pass resolution for state champions

It's not very often Oxford's officials are in complete agreement, but they were last week when the township board unanimously approved a resolution honoring the high school varsity wrestling team for winning its first-ever Division I state championship back in February....more >>
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Boys take 1st, girls 8th at Elmer Ball Invitational

By Andrew Moser Leader Staff Writer In the final home meet of the season before the track and athletic fields are rebuilt, the varsity boys went out and won Oxford's Elmer Ball Track and Field Invitational on Saturday, April 16....more >>

Booters tie two, lose one

Senior goalkeeper Sarah Stroope is keeping the varsity girls soccer team in games with her strong play while the offense looks to get on track. In three games last week against Farmington, West Bloomfield and Rochester, Stroope allowed a total of three goals, all of which came in a 3-0 loss to Rochester on Friday, April 15....more >>

Golfers douse Dragon's fire, take fourth in Lapeer Tune-Up

Mother nature can keep the varsity golf team from getting on the course and practicing, but she can't stop the team's excellent play as the golfers began their season this past week....more >>

Lacrosse team outscored 47-14 in first three games

The varsity lacrosse team is still taking it's lumps on the athletic playing field as they lost their first three games of the season. Oxford was outscored 47-14 in the three losses....more >>
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Returning talent puts sluggers on hunt for OAA title

Oxford Varsity baseball is going to be young, talented and deep in pitching, according to varsity head coach Jeff Willis. They are looking to replace eight players from last season's squad that showed a 15 game improvement from the 2009 season, finishing with a 21-12-1 record....more >>
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It doesn't get nearly as raucous as the games in Europe and South America, but it's fun to watch the Oxford varsity girls soccer team dominate the field behind Oxford Elementary on Pontiac St....more >>
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Born January 29th
1843: William McKinley, 25th President of the United States.
1880: W.C. Fields, comedian and actor (David Copperfield, My Little Chickadee).
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in history
1967: Thirty-seven civilians are killed by a U.S. helicopter attack in Vietnam.
1979: President Jimmy Carter commutes the sentence of Patty Hearst.
1984: President Ronald Reagan announces that he will run for a second term.
1984: The Soviets issue a formal complaint against alleged U.S. arms treaty violations.
1991: Iraqi forces attack into Saudi Arabian town of Kafji, but are turned back by Coalition forces.