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Lake Orion runs to Homecoming victory

Lake Orion took what Troy Athens gave them during the Oct. 7 Homecoming football game. The Dragons rode their running attack for 428 yards and another victory, 28-14. The win gave them at least a share of the OAA Red title and qualified the team for the state playoffs....more >>

Volleyball team is No. 4 state ranked

By Joe St. Henry Review Editor Head Coach Bob Howey knew this year's Lake Orion girls varsity volleyball team was unique. Over the summer, he told the squad loaded with seniors they had a great opportunity to leverage their talent and experience and make this a special season....more >>

Lady Dragon golfers finish season sixth at regional event

Golf is a mental game. Just ask the Lake Orion girls' varsity team. The Lady Dragons ended their season Oct. 6, at the MHSAA Regional Tournament at The Twin Lakes Golf Club in Oakland Township....more >>
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Prescott's line pounds Southfield

It was a magical night for what Oxford Coach Bud Rowley says is a magical group of players. That magic, Rowley told his team following their 49-26 comeback win over Southfield on Friday, came with sacrifice and hard work on their part....more >>

Golf team places 5th at regionals

It was a best ever finish for the varsity girls golf team during Regionals on Thursday, Oct. 6. Battling 11 other teams at Heather Highlands Golf Course in Holly, the Wildcats managed to shoot a 389, good enough for fifth place on the day....more >>

Swimmers get 1st league win

On a night when the varsity girls swim team honored its seniors, they picked up their first league win of the season. Oxford improved to 1-4 in the Oakland Activities Association White division after defeating Farmington 95-88 on Thursday, Oct....more >>

Technicality costs girls X-country championship

It was a near banner day for the varsity cross country girls at the Oakland County Cross Country championships at Kensington Metropark on Saturday, Oct. 8. For a brief minute it looked like the girls would leave as county champions after unofficial results revealed the Wildcats beat Birmingham Seaholm by a point....more >>

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Booters defeat OAA foe, tie former rival

It was another split week for the Wildcat boys varsity soccer team as they defeated their Oakland Activities Association league foe and tied a former Flint Metro League rival. Traveling down to Pontiac on Tuesday Oct....more >>

Spikers win Oxford Invite

For the first time in five seasons, Oxford volleyball finally won its own invitational, defeating Henry Ford II in the championship finals of the Oxford Invitational on Saturday, Oct....more >>
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Born August 23rd
1883: Jonathan Wainwright, U.S. general who fought against the Japanese on Corregidor in the Philippines and was forced to surrender.
1898: Albert Claude, biologist who won the 1974 Nobel for his work on the sub-structure of the cell. He never graduated from high school.
1912: Gene Kelly, dancer, choreographer and actor.
1931: H.O. Smith, molecular biologist credited with helping 'open the door' on genetic engineering.
1934: Sonny (Christian) Jurgensen, professional football player and sports announcer.
August 23rd
in history
1914: The Emperor of Japan declares war on Germany.
1926: American film star Rudolph Valentino dies, causing world-wide hysteria and a number of suicides.
1927: Immigrant laborers Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are executed for a robbery they did not commit. Fifty years later, in 1977, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis establishes a memorial in the victims' honor.
1939: Joseph Stalin and German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop sign a non-aggression pact between the Soviet Union and Germany, freeing Hitler to invade Poland and Stalin to invade Finland.
1942: German forces begin an assault on the major Soviet industrial city of Stalingrad.