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Harriers finish, eye states

By Gabriel Ouzounian Review Staff Writer The regular season is over for the harriers of Lake Orion, but the boys' team and one member of the girls' team are not quite done running....more >>
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Orion's playoffs cut short

By Gabriel Ouzounian Review Staff Writer Lake Orion's postseason run ended as soon as it began on Oct. 28, with a 20-17 loss to Walled Lake Central in the first round of the Div. 1 state football playoffs....more >>
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Rank moves up in ranks to head wrestling coach

Following the departure of varsity wrestling coach Brad Keeney this past July, Oxford High School Athletic Director Mike Watson was put in the enviable position of filling Keeney's shoes....more >>
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End of the line for Cats' magical season

Even though Oxford fell short in its state playoff effort, Coach Bud Rowley knew his group had a magical season. The Wildcats lost on Friday, 26-20, to Rochester Adams to finish the season at 7-3 and erase any lingering speculation from last year about whether the school belonged in the more competitive Oakland Activities Association....more >>
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X-country headed for state finals

It's off to the state finals for the varsity girls cross country team. On Saturday, Oct. 29, the girls ran one of their best races of the year as they finished second overall at regionals and qualify for the state finals, which will be held at Michigan International Speedway Nov....more >>

Spikers win Fenton Invite

Varsity volleyball head Coach Kristi McDevitt and her volleyball squad have a lot of confidence heading into district play as they wrapped up their season by winning the Fenton Invitational on Saturday, Oct....more >>
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Born August 31st
1907: Wiliam Shawn, longtime editor of The New Yorker.
1908: Wiliam Saroyan, author and playwright (The Human Comedy).
1918: Alan Jay Lerner, playwright and lyricist (Brigadoon, Camelot).
1918: Daniel Schorr, journalist.
1935: Eldridge Cleaver, political activist and author of Soul on Fire.
August 31st
in history
1942: The British army under General Bernard Law Montgomery defeats Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps in the Battle of Alam Halfa in Egypt.
1944: The British Eighth Army penetrates the German Gothic Line in Italy.
1949: Six of the 16 surviving Union veterans of the Civil War attend the last-ever encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Indianapolis, Indiana.
1951: The 1st Marine Division begins its attack on Bloody Ridge in Korea. The four-day battle results in 2,700 Marine casualties.
1961: A concrete wall replaces the barbed wire fence that separates East and West Germany, it will be called the Berlin wall.