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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 April 24th
1856: Henri Philippe Pétain, French Marshall, WWI hero, Nazi collaborator.
1900: Elizabeth Goudge, English author.
1904: Willem de Kooning, abstract impressionist painter.
1905: Robert Penn Warren, novelist, America's first poet laureate.
1906: William Joyce, 'Lord Haw-Haw,' British traitor, Nazi propagandist.
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in history
1805: U.S. Marines attack and capture the town of Derna in Tripoli from the Barbary pirates.
1833: A patent is granted for first soda fountain.
1877: Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
1884: Otto von Bismarck cables Cape Town, South Africa that it is now a German colony.
1898: Spain declares war on United States, rejecting an ultimatum to withdraw from Cuba.