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Dragons rout Pontiac

Fumble return for TD sparks Lake Orion domination

By Gabriel Ouzounian Review Staff Writer A heads-up play by senior defensive back Jacob Gardner spurred Lake Orion's rout of Pontiac last Friday, 40-12. With the Dragons leading only 7-0 in the second quarter, Gardner scooped up a lateral pass that was deflected and lay on the ground, running 51 yards for a defensive touchdown, shocking both teams....more >>
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Netters tie for third

Dragons crush early competition, fall late

Forget the OAA a new rivalry has emerged between the Lake Orion and Mercy High School varsity girls volleyball teams. The Dragons lost to Mercy for the third time already this year and finished tied for third in its own Invitational last Saturday....more >>

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Girls' X-country

Varsity girls finished seventh out of 14 teams in Division 1 at the West Bloomfield Invitational. Medals were for the top 35 individuals, earning medals were Casey Stribbell in 21st place, Ashley Bartreau in 25th place, and Anna Dietz in 33rd place....more >>

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Boys' tennis

Lake Orion Varsity Tennis Team defeated Avondale 8-1 on Sept. 6 Singles 1st Singles Nick Ludwig won 6-2, 6-1 2nd Singles Artur Pawlikowski lost by forfeit 3rd Singles Brenden MacDonald won 6-2, 6-2 4th Singles Jesse Keller won 6-0, 6-2 Doubles 1st Doubles Ryan Kaczor/Eric Kaczor won 6-3, 6-2....more >>

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Girls' swim

OAA Red Division Record: 0-2 The girls swimming and diving teams hosted their first competition against OAA Red Division Birmingham Seaholm. Several personal best performances did happen, but the team lost 149-46 to a very strong Seaholm team....more >>
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OHS Hall of Fame inducts 10 more

Oxford High School's Athletic Hall of Fame charter class is now officially complete. The remaining 10 members of the inaugural class of the Hall of Fame were honored with an induction ceremony celebrating their Wildcat athletic achievements on Saturday evening at the OHS Performing Arts Center....more >>

X-country teams dominate Brother Rice Invite

A little bit of rain wasn't going to slow down the varsity boys and girls cross country teams on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Brother Rice Invite at Kensington Metro Park. Both the boys and girls shook off the early morning showers and dodged the puddles on their way to first places finishes....more >>

Troy Athens falls to lady golfers

Oxford's lady golfers took a giant step forward in their pursuit of a league crown when they comfortablely defeated Troy Athens on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The Wildcats finished 24 strokes better than Athens, 185-209....more >>
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Wildcats lose close one

A last-minute loss on Friday to the Farmington Falcons was bitter for the Oxford Wildcats but Coach Bud Rowley also knows it can be a learning experience for the team. Oxford won the statistical battle but not the final score as three turnovers put the Cats into a 17-point deficit at halftime....more >>

Andover soaks Wildcat swimmers 108-77

The girls varsity swim team suffered another defeat at the hands of an Oakland Activities Association White Division opponent when they fell to Bloomfield Hills Andover 108-77 on Thursday, Sept....more >>
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Gettin'em fired up early!

K-5 students from Daniel Axford and Oxford elementaries got fired up Friday for the big football game against Farmington by having their very own tailgate party. Kids and parents alike ate hot dogs and nachos, waved pom poms and showed their Wildcat spirit by wearing blue-and-gold beads....more >>
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Booters trounce Hazel Park, take 3rd at invite

Oxford's varsity boys soccer team debuted their new home turf by scoring early and often against Hazel Park on Wednesday, Sept. 7. What a debut it was as the Wildcats would send the crowd home happy following an 8-0 victory over the Vikings....more >>
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Jr. Cats give blue turf a workout

Football madness descended on Wildcat stadium Sunday as Oxford Jr. Wildcat squads spent the entire day squaring off against two local rivals on the new blue turf. Overall, the Jr. Wildcats split the day, winning two games against Lake Orion Dragons and losing two against the Clarkston Chiefs....more >>
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Born October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1755: A British expedition against the French held Fort Niagara in Canada ends in failure.
1836: The match is patented.
1861: Western Union completes the first transcontinental telegraph line, putting the Pony Express out of business.
1863: General Ulysses S. Grant arrives in Chattanooga, Tennessee to find the Union Army there starving. Escaping a Rebel siege at Chattanooga.
1897: The first comic strip appears in the Sunday color supplement of the New York Journal called the 'Yellow Kid.'