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Charette sets record; Dragons roll

It was a milestone night for senior quarterback Sean Charette, as the Dragons dismantled the outmanned Royal Oak Ravens last Friday, 49-14. The signal caller set the record for career touchdown passes at Lake Orion, throwing four during the game to bring his total to 60 as a four-year starter....more >>
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Kickers reach midpoint of season

By Joe St. Henry Review Editor Soccer, like other sports, can be a game of inches. After a scoreless first half that saw shots from both teams straddle the goal line before being cleared by desperate defenders, the Lake Orion varsity boys soccer team fell to Stoney Creek, 1-0, last Thursday....more >>
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Dragons tennis take home a pair of wins

Lake Orion held serve and dominated its competitors on the tennis courts last week, beating Farmington, 8-1, then Royal Oak, 9-0. On Sept. 20, all four singles players soundly defeated their Farmington opponents, with seniors Nick Ludwig and Brenden MacDonald, as well as junior Jesse Keller, limiting their foes to two points or less during their matches....more >>

Scores and standings

Girls' swim

Season overall record 1-5 OAA Red Division record 0-4 Swimmers took second place at Saturday's 1st annual "Clash of the Underclassmen" hosted by Waterford United Swimming and Diving team....more >>

Scores and standings

Overall Record (27-6-1) Portage Central Tournament (September 24) Pool Play Lake Orion over Ladywood (25-11, 25-21) Lake Orion over Gull Lake (18-25, 25-19, 15-6) Power Bracket Pool 1 Lake Orion over Rockford (17-25, 25-17, 15-11) Lake Orion over Marian (25-23, 25-22) Playoffs Gold Bracket Lake Orion over Plainwell (25-17, 17-25, 15-13) Lake Orion over Fruitport (25-21, 25-21) Rockford over Lake Orion (22-25, 23-25) OAA League Games Lake Orion over Lahser on Sept....more >>

Equestrians headed to state competition again

The Oxford High School Equestrian Team's season is rolling on. The Wildcats secured their 11th straight spot at the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association State Championship after claiming the MIHA Region E championship Sunday....more >>
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Cats maul Cougars for stirring homecoming win

Oxford's homecoming victory Friday against Stoney Creek was also a coming out party for new freshman quarterback Glacier Wallington. Wallington, starting in his first home game replacing the injured senior Vito Giannola, performed very well in leading Oxford to a 42-6 win....more >>
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Golfers rack up three league wins in hunt for OAA title

Oxford's varsity girls golf team took a step towards their first-ever Oakland Activities Association championship after winning all three league matches last week. Their big test came on Wednesday, Sept....more >>

X-country teams do well at Catholic Central Invite

It was a very successful day for the varsity cross country teams at the Novi Detroit Catholic Central Invite on Saturday, Sept. 23. In Division One, the girls cross country team won their event while the boys finished second behind host Novi Detroit Catholic Central....more >>

Swimmers drop two against Brandon, Stoney Creek

The varsity swimmers suffered two defeats this past week at the hands of Brandon and Rochester Stoney Creek. On Thursday, Sept. 22, Stoney Creek left the pool at Oxford High School with a 124-62 victory....more >>

Booters do well against top OAA teams

It was a win and a tie against some of the top competition in the Oakland Activities Association Blue division for the varsity boys soccer team. On Tuesday, Sept. 20, the Wildcats traveled down to Farmington Hills to take on the Hawks of Farmington Hills Harrison....more >>

Spikers beat Lahser, fall to Clarkston

It was a mixed bag of results for Oxford's varsity volleyball team. On Thursday, Sept. 22, Oxford faced Bloomfield Hills Lahser at home and would sweep the Knights in three sets. Oxford won game one 25-20, game two 25-16 and game three 25-21....more >>
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Born October 5th
1882: Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist, held more than 200 rocketry patents.
1902: Ray Croc, founder of the McDonald's hamburger franchise in 1955.
1911: Flann O'Brien, Irish novelist and playwright (The Hard Life, The Third Policeman).
1936: Václav Havel, Czech dissident dramatist who became the first freely elected president of Czechoslovakia in 55 years.
1959: Maya Lin, American architect who designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
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in history
1882: Outlaw Frank James surrenders in Missouri six months after brother Jesse's assassination.
1915: Germany issues an apology and promises for payment for the 128 American passengers killed in the sinking of the British ship Lusitania. The fateful voyage of the Lusitania.
1931: Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon complete the first heavier than air nonstop flight over the Pacific. Their flight, begun October 3, lasted 41 hours, 31 minutes and covered 5,000 miles. They piloted their Bellanca CH-200 monoplane from Samushiro, 300 miles north of Tokyo, Japan, to Wenatchee, Washington.
1965: U.S. forces in Saigon receive permission to use tear gas. More than two decades after it ended, the Vietnam War still stirs controversy in the media and on Capitol Hill.
1966: A sodium cooling system malfunction causes a partial core meltdown at the Enrico Fermi demonstration breeder reactor near Detroit. Radiation is contained.