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Swimmers break personal, school records at league meet

Lake Orion's girls swimmers competed in the Oakland Activities Association League Meet Nov. 2-4, finishing in sixth place just behind the swimmers from Clarkston, the Dragons' season-long rivals....more >>

LO cross country takes eleventh in states

Lake Orion's boy harriers finished their season on a high note Nov. 5, finishing eleventh out of 28 in the state competition. Among the teams left in their dust were Clarkston and Romeo, who less than a week earlier took second and first at the regional, leaving the Dragons in third place....more >>

35 personal bests posted during league swim meet

Even though the final stats might not bear it out, the varsity girls swim and dive team had a pretty successful night in the pool during the Oakland Activities Association white division league meet last week....more >>

Lady Dragon spikers take down Adams, Rochester

The Lake Orion girls' volleyball team continued its post-season winning streak Nov. 5 with a victory against the Falcons of Rochester High School. The win, on Rochester's home court, gave Lake Orion the district title....more >>

All Chiefs at Superbowl

For the first time, Clarkston Chiefs JV White and Gold teams faced off against each other in the Northern Youth Football League's Superbowl. Both team scored 14 points by the time the clock ran down, Saturday, putting them into overtim....more >>
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X-country has good showing at states

Varsity Cross Country Head Coach Ray Sutherland could not be any more ecstatic following his runners performances during the division one state finals on Saturday, Nov. 4. Competing against the top 27division one schools at Michigan International Speedway, the girls varsity program managed to come home 11th overall....more >>

Dragons sink Wildcats in district opener

It was a one and done for the varsity girls volleyball team during districts. Oxford entered the opening round of district play on Tuesday, Nov. 1 with the task of slowing down Lake Orion's potent offense....more >>
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Born September 23rd
1800: William Holmes McGuffey, educator famous for his book Eclectic Readers.
1838: Victoria Chaflin Woodhull, the first woman presidential candidate (1872) in the United States.
1863: Mary Church Terrell, educator and civil rights advocate.
1865: Emmuska Orczy, baroness and author of The Scarlet Pimpernel.
1889: Walter Lippmann, journalist, one of the founders of The New Republic Magazine in 1914.
September 23rd
in history
1945: The first American dies in Vietnam during the fall of Saigon to French forces.Much later, U.S. complicity in the overthrow of South Vietnam's president made it impossible to stay uninvolved in the war.
1952: Richard Nixon responds to charges of a secret slush fund during his 'Checkers Speech.'
1954: East German police arrest 400 citizens as U.S. spies.
1967: Soviets sign a pact to send more aid to Hanoi.Almost flawless in execution, the daring rescue raid at the Son Tay prison camp deep within North Vietnam lacked only one essential ingredient--POWs.
1973: Juan Peron is re-elected president of Argentina after being overthrown in 1955.