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Lady Dragons slay their own

Dragons of Swartz Creek fall to the Lake Orion variety

In a game filled with expected events and surprises, fantastic plays and sloppy decisions Lake Orion's Varsity Softball team nailed a solid win over Swartz Creek. While the win was definite, the game was filled with fist-pumping close plays and headache inducing mistakes alike - sometimes at the same time....more >>

Dragons take second in Orion Invitational

Lake Orion's Varsity Baseball team pit their talent against Walled Lake Central and Dakota High Schools Saturday, coming away with one win and one loss in two games full of suspense....more >>
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Victory on the court

A tradition for the Girls Varsity Tennis team is heading to Ann Arbor Pioneer for their annual invitational. The Lady Wolves broke tradition by winning the tournament, scoring 22 out of 24 possible points on Saturday....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Comos national champ

Over spring break most students enjoy themselves by traveling somewhere warm and relaxing on the beach with their friends. However, Clarkston High School junior Gabe Comos did something completely different....more >>


Dziewit leads Wolfpack against St. Mary's

Orchard Lake St. Mary's Prep athletes and fans thought the boys lacrosse game was a lock on April 19 as they went into half-time leading 10-2. The Wolves proved them wrong and scored 12 goals in the last half of the game to win 14-12....more >>
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Lady Wolves capitalize on pitching

Megan Hastings swung her bat at the incoming pitch from Montrose and connected, at the bottom of the first inning in last Thursday's game. She hit a double, bringing two runners in and putting Clarkston on the board....more >>

Golfers finish 2nd in tourney

The wet weather continued to torment the varsity boys golf team as they had to play in the Oakland County Division Two Golf Tournament at Pontiac Municipal Golf Course on Monday, April 25....more >>

Softball team hunting for a win

The start of the varsity softball season is not going according to varsity head coach Kristi McDevitt's plans. Oxford has lost all six games to begin the season, including an 8-7 loss to Milford on Monday, April 25....more >>

Close, but no wins for sluggers

It was a week full of heartache for the Wildcat varsity sluggers as they let two games slip away that would have been victories. In their first game of the week against Lake Orion on Thursday, April 21, Oxford took a 5-0 lead after the second inning, only to lose 7-5 in extra innings on a walk-off home run....more >>

Cats chow down on Blackhawks

The Wildcats varsity soccer team turned the Brandon Blackhawks into bird feed with a 3-0 shutout win on Monday, April 25. "We definitely played our game," varsity head coach Larry Ferris said....more >>

LAX drops two more, still looking for a win

The varsity lacrosse team came oh so close to notching their first ever victory against Lake Orion on Thursday, April 21. The Dragons were able to outlast the Wildcats 9-6, handing Oxford it's fourth loss of the season....more >>
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Born October 5th
1882: Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist, held more than 200 rocketry patents.
1902: Ray Croc, founder of the McDonald's hamburger franchise in 1955.
1911: Flann O'Brien, Irish novelist and playwright (The Hard Life, The Third Policeman).
1936: Václav Havel, Czech dissident dramatist who became the first freely elected president of Czechoslovakia in 55 years.
1959: Maya Lin, American architect who designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
October 5th
in history
1880: The first ball-point pen is patented on this day by Alonzo T. Cross.
1882: Outlaw Frank James surrenders in Missouri six months after brother Jesse's assassination.
1915: Germany issues an apology and promises for payment for the 128 American passengers killed in the sinking of the British ship Lusitania. The fateful voyage of the Lusitania.
1931: Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon complete the first heavier than air nonstop flight over the Pacific. Their flight, begun October 3, lasted 41 hours, 31 minutes and covered 5,000 miles. They piloted their Bellanca CH-200 monoplane from Samushiro, 300 miles north of Tokyo, Japan, to Wenatchee, Washington.
1965: U.S. forces in Saigon receive permission to use tear gas. More than two decades after it ended, the Vietnam War still stirs controversy in the media and on Capitol Hill.