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Orion athletes play at next level

By Joe St. Henry Review Editor Given the size of Lake Orion High School, nobody should be surprised quality student-athletes fill the rosters of its sports teams each year. What goes unnoticed, however, is how many of these young persons in our community receive college scholarships to play at the next level....more >>

Orion bowlers warm up for the season

By Gabriel Ouzounian Review Staff Writer With the winter sports season nearly upon Lake Orion, most teams are hard at work preparing. The school's bowling team is no exception. Head Coach Kevin Crowther said an early look at the boys and girls teams indicate they could have a promising season ahead....more >>

Lady hoopsters mix lots of experience with new blood

By Joe St. Henry Review Editor An experienced roster of upperclassmen and a talented freshman should make for an interesting 2011-12 season for the Lake Orion girls varsity basketball team....more >>


Swimmers do well at states

The varsity girls swim team had an all-around good day when they took on some of the best Division Two state swimmers at the Holland Aquatics Center on Friday, Nov. 18 and Saturday, Nov....more >>

Icers coach not pleased with performance during season opening win

Varsity hockey head coach Dave Hague was not in a good mood during practice on Monday, November 21. Despite the Wildcats claiming an 8-6 victory over the Troy Colts in their season opener on Saturday, Nov....more >>
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Born October 6th
1895: Caroline Gordon, writer (The Strange Children).
1906: Janet Gaynor, film actress.
1908: Carol Lombard, American comediennne and actress.
1908: Sammy Price, jazz pianist.
1914: Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian anthropologist and explorer.
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in history
1847: Charlotte Bronte's novel Jane Eyre is published in London.
1866: The Reno brothers--Frank, John, Simeon and William--commit the country's first train robbery near Seymore, Indiana netting $10,000.
1927: The first talkie, The Jazz Singer, opens with popular entertainer Al Jolson singing and dancing in black-face. By 1930, silent movies were a thing of the past.
1941: German troops renew their offensive against Moscow. As their escorts turned away, the ships of the doomed Allied convoy PQ-17 followed orders and began to disperse in the Arctic waters.
1965: Patricia Harris takes post as U.S. Ambassador to Belgium, becoming the first African American U.S. ambassador.