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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 >>

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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 August 28th
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
1952: Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
August 28th
in history
1914: Three German cruisers are sunk by ships of the Royal Navy in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, the first major naval battle of World War I.
1938: The first degree given to a ventriloquist's dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy--Edgar Bergen's wooden partner. The honorary degree, Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback, is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.
1945: Chinese communist leader Mao Tse-Tung arrives in Chunking to confer with Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek in a futile effort to avert civil war.