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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 October 26th
1879: Leon Trotsky, a leader of the Bolshevik Revolution.
1901: Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer.
1902: Beryl Markham, aviator and writer.
1916: French leader Francois Mitterrand.
1919: Mohammed Reza Pahlevi, the Shah of Iran who was overthrown in 1979 and died in the United States
October 26th
in history
1942: U.S. Navy aircraft carrier Hornet is sunk in the Battle of Santa Cruz Island, in the South Pacific. Led by legendary flier Jimmy Doolittle, 16 U.S. Army B-25 bombers broke through Japanese defenses on April 18, 1942, to strike Tokyo and other cities in broad daylight.
1950: A reconnaissance platoon for a South Korean division reaches the Yalu River. They are the only elements of the U.N. force to reach the river before the Chinese offensive pushes the whole army down into South Korea. A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.
1954: Chevrolet introduces the V-8 engine.
1955: The Village Voice is first published, backed in part by Norman Mailer.
1957: The Russian government announces that Marshal Georgi Zhukov, the nation's most prominent military hero, has been relieved of his duties as Minister of Defense. Khrushchev accused Zhukov as promoting his own cult of personality and saw him as a threat to his own popularity. Red Army Assault on Berlin.