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Dragons Boys Basketball improving

Team on three game winning streak

The Dragon boys' basketball team is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with this season. This was evident after two more wins last week. On Dec. 13, Lake Orion played a very close game against Southfield, coming from behind in the fourth quarter to win 60-53 "It went really well - I was worried because they are such an athletic team," said Head Coach Tom Risi....more >>
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Girl hoopsters win three in a row

Coach Roberts hits milestone

By Joe St. Henry Review Editor Coach Steve Roberts celebrated his 150th win as the Lake Orion High School girls' varsity basketball coach last Friday with a 37-28 victory over Rochester....more >>

Wrestling team begins the season on a high note

The Lake Orion Wrestling team started its season with a winning streak, with victories over Fenton, Detroit Catholic Central and five other teams competing at the Owosso Modified Duels....more >>

Lake Orion hockey beginning to heat up

Dragons come away from with two more wins

Lake Orion's varsity hockey team is hitting on all cylinders, as they blew past Birhmingham United, 8-0, and Rochester United, 6-1, last week. The wins give the Dragons a 4-0 record in OAA Red league play and an overall record of 7-3....more >>
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Grapplers take second at county championship

For the second year in a row, the Wildcats, along with the rest of Oakland County, found themselves watching Novi Detroit Catholic Central celebrate another Oakland County Wrestling championship....more >>

Hoopsters split week against Almont, Imlay City

It was a spilt week for the varsity boys basketball team. On Tuesday, Dec. 13, the boys traveled over to Almont to battle the Raiders. When the game was over, the Wildcats walked away with a 72-52 victory....more >>

Troy falls as swimmers stay undefeated

The varsity boys swim and dive team moved to 2-0 on the regular season following a 109-77 victory over Troy Athens on Thursday, Dec. 15. Oxford won eight of the 12 events raced on the evening....more >>

Emert sees promise despite losses

Even though the record might not indicate it, the Oxford girls varsity hoops squad is getting better according to coach Steve Emert. Last week, the Wildcats lost both games by a grand total of six points....more >>

Icers improve to 6-0

Tack up two more notches in the win column for the varsity hockey club. The Wildcats defeated Fraser 7-5 on Wednesday, Dec. 14 before beating L'anse Creuse North 6-5 on Saturday, Dec....more >>
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Born March 5th
1824: James Merritt Ives, lithographer for Currier and Ives.
1853: Howard Pyle, writer and illustrator (The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood).
1870: Frank Norris, novelist (McTeague, The Octopus).
1887: Heitor Villa-Lobos, Brazillian composer.
1938: Lynn Margulis, biologist.
March 5th
in history
1624: Class-based legislation is passed in the colony of Virginia, exempting the upper class from punishment by whipping.
1766: Antonio de Ulloa, the first Spanish governor of Louisiana, arrives in New Orleans.
1793: Austrian troops crush the French and recapture Liege.
1821: James Monroe becomes the first president to be inaugurated on March 5, only because the 4th was a Sunday.
1905: Russians begin to retreat from Mukden in Manchuria, China.