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Champions return to the gridiron

The return of sports

Monday was the first day of practice for all Michigan high school football teams, and the story was no different here in Lake Orion. This week, the 2011 Lake Orion Dragons prepare to defend their 2010 Division 1 State Championship....more >>
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Basketball legend Patti Niemi to enter OHS Hall of Fame

Patti Niemi-Anderson will go down in Oxford girls basketball history as one of the most prolific scorers ever to wear the blue and gold. For that reason, the 1981 graduate will enter into the Oxford High School Athletic Hall of Fame as a charter class member....more >>
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Rayner sticks with Lions another year

Detroit Lions fans are going to continue to see a familiar face on the sidelines this upcoming National Football League season. On Tuesday, July 26, Oxford High School graduate and unrestricted free agent Dave Rayner agreed to sign a one-year contract with the Lions....more >>
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Junior golfers win big at Oxford Hills

Three local golfers brought home the gold following another successful year of the junior golf league at Oxford Hills Golf and Country Club on E. Drahner Road. Max Blackburn (left), 14 from Lake Orion, took first place in the flight three division....more >>
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Born March 28th
1818: Wade Hampton, Confederate general in the American Civil War.
1862: Aristide Briand, premier of France (1909-22).
1868: Maxim Gorky, Russian short story writer and novelist.
1895: James McCudden, the first RAF pilot to receive the Victoria Cross.
1909: Nelson Algren, novelist (The Man with the Golden Arm, A Walk on the Wild Side).
March 28th
in history
1942: A British ship, the HMS Capbeltown, a Lend-Lease American destroyer, which was specifically rammed into a German occupied dry-dock in France, explodes, knocking the area out of action for the German battleship Tirpitz.
1945: Germany launches the last of its V-2 rockets against England.
1946: Juan Peron is elected President of Argentina. He will hold the office for six years.
1962: The U.S. Air Force announces research into the use of lasers to intercept missiles and satellites.
1969: Dwight D. Eisenhower dies at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, D.C.