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Lake Orion comes up short in Novi hockey tourney

By Jeff Vanek Special Writer for The Review Lake Orion's varsity hockey team started its 2011 season by competing in the Novi Showcase tournament last weekend. Despite playing hard, the Dragons came up a goal short in both games....more >>

Oxford kids are state champs in flag football

A group of Oxford third-graders turned into flag football studs over the weekend of Nov. 12-13 as they won the Michigan Youth Flag Football Championship. Playing in a Lake Orion flag football league, the little warriors from Oxford, which included Aidan Regan, Joe Roeher, Brendan Moore, Jake Dawood, Nate Schroeder, Mitchell Travis, Max Rehandorf and Nick Soukup, banded together to form the Lake Orion Eagles....more >>

Swimmers do well at state finals

The varsity girls swim team had an all-around good day when they took some of the best division two state swimmers at the Holland Aquatics Center on Friday, Nov. 18 and Saturday, Nov....more >>
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OMS gold hoopsters rack up 11-1 record

Even split squads can't slow down the Oxford Middle School girls eighth grade basketball program. Coming off of a seventh grade season where they went 12-0, members of the eighth grade girls basketball team were split into two teams, blue and gold, this season in order to give girls more opportunities to play....more >>
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1878: George M. Cohan, American entertainer and songwriter.
1883: Franz Kafka, Prague-born German novelist (The Metamorphosis, The Trail).
1908: M.F.K. Fisher, food witer.
1912: Elizabeth Taylor, novelist and short story writer.
1921: Francois-Arnold Reichenbach, documentary filmmaker.
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1863: Confederate forces attack the center of the Union line at Gettysburg, but fail to break it.
1878: John Wise flies the first dirigible in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
1901: The Wild Bunch, led by Butch Cassidy, commits its last American robbery near Wagner, Montana, taking $65,000 from a Great Northern train.
1903: The first cable across the Pacific Ocean is spliced between Honolulu, Midway, Guam and Manila.
1916: The Battle of the Somme begins. More than 100,000 men are killed in the first day.