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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 August 28th
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
1952: Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
August 28th
in history
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.
1945: Chinese communist leader Mao Tse-Tung arrives in Chunking to confer with Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek in a futile effort to avert civil war.
1963: One of the largest demonstrations in the history of the United States, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, takes place and reaches its climax at the base of the Lincoln Memorial when Dr. Martin Luther King delivers his I have a dream speech.
1965: The Viet Cong are routed in the Mekong Delta by U.S. forces, with more than 50 killed.