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Lady Dragon basketball alums play again

More than a dozen Lake Orion girls' basketball team alumni, a couple from as far back as 1983 -84, returned to play in Coach Steve Roberts' annual alumni game over the holiday break....more >>
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Grapplers finish 2nd at Oxford Invite

Oxford's varsity wrestling squad closed out the 2011 calender year with a second place finish during their annual Oxford Invite on Wednesday, Dec. 28. After facing little resistance in a win over Ferndale (74-6), the Wildcats were forced to break a sweat in victories over Holly (43-19) and Shelby (40-20) before running out of gas in the final duel against Hudson....more >>
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Born July 5th
1801: David Farragut, U.S. admiral during the American Civil War.
1810: P.T. Barnum, American showman.
1867: Andrew Ellicott Douglass, astronomer and archaeologist.
1889: Jean Cocteau, French artist, writer and actor.
1911: George Pompidou, Prime Minister of France (1968).
July 5th
in history
1940: Marshal Henri Petain's Vichy government breaks off diplomatic relations with Great Britain.
1941: German troops reach the Dnieper River in the Soviet Union.
1943: The Battle of Kursk, the largest tank battle in history, begins.
1944: The Japanese garrison on Numfoor, New Guinea, tries to counterattack but is soon beaten back by U.S. forces.
1950: American forces engage the North Koreans for the first time at Osan, South Korea.