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Dragons pull a 180

By Joe St. Henry Review Editor Whatever changes Lake Orion's football team made during a short week of practice after the team's season-opening loss, they worked. Playing before a raucous home crowd, the Dragons' defense regained its stinginess and the offense came alive early in a 35-7 win over the Falcons....more >>

Heat and humidity make for rough running

By Gabriel Ouzounian Review Staff Writer The runners of Lake Orion's cross country team started their season last Friday, baking in the Oakland University Invitational. The competition, held on sun-soaked campus, was a proving ground for the Dragon runners....more >>
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Cats beat up Lathrup 42-18

LATHRUP VILLAGE It did not really matter how the Oxford Wildcats started their football match-up on Friday against Southfield Lathrup. It was how they finished that was impressive....more >>
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Optimism abounds for cross country teams

According to varsity cross country head coach Ray Sutherland, the varsity girls team is going to be quite good this year. "In terms of the girls, this is the best team we ever had during the history of the school," Sutherland said....more >>
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Depth is key for booters this season

Depth is the name of the game for the varsity boys soccer team as head coach John Thaler enters the season with one of the largest teams he's coached since becoming the varsity soccer coach....more >>
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Golfers set sights on league title

It's the second year in the Oakland Activities Association for the girls golf team and head coach Terry Kelley likes his chances at winning a league title this year. Competing in the OAA white division, Oxford will go head-to-head on the links with Bloomfield Hills Andover, Farmington, Birmingham Groves, Bloomfield Hills Lahser, the combined team of North Farmington and Farmington Hills Harrison, Troy Athens and West Bloomfield....more >>
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Swimmers make transition from blue to white

It's one transition after another for Jackie Rank and the varsity girls swimming and dive team. Just one season after switching from the Flint Metro League to the Oakland Activities Association's blue division, the girls will transition from the blue to white after finishing last season with a 5-1 division record....more >>
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Top of their game: Spikers ready to take on OAA red

For varsity volleyball coach Kristi McDevitt, moving up to the Oakland Activities Association's red division, the top of the ladder, is the realization of a goal. "It's exactly where we want to be," McDevitt said....more >>
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Hall of Famer Ed Stull played it all and had a ball

Ed Stull enters the Oxford High School Athletic Hall of Fame as one of the best student-athletes of the 1970s. "I was surprised and it is a tremendously nice gesture," Stull said. "That is really humbling ....more >>
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Born December 22nd
1858: Giacomo Puccini, Italian operatic composer best known for Madam Butterfly.
1883: Arthur Wergs Mitchell, first African-American to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
1912: Claudia Lady Bird Johnson, wife of President Lyndon Baines Johnson.
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1944: During the Battle of the Bulge, General Anthony McAuliffe responds to a German surrender request with a one word answer: Nuts!
1945: The United States recognizes Tito's government in Yugoslavia.
1965: The EF-105F Wild Weasel makes its first kill over Vietnam.
1966: The United States announces the allocation of 900,000 tons of grain to fight the famine in India.
1988: A Pan Am airliner is blown up in mid-air and crashes onto Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 295 on board and 11 people on the ground.