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Orion surprises Clarkston, beats Royal Oak

The Lake Orion boys' basketball team may have lost to Clarkston Jan. 3, but its performance seemed to shock the Wolves' crowd, players and coaches. In the 58-40 game, the Dragons started slow but managed to cut the traditionally state-ranked Wolves' lead to 10 points....more >>
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Lake Orion girls fight back for gutsy win over Groves

By Joe St. Henry Review Editor It took the Lake Orion girls' basketball team a quarter to shake off their holiday layoff. Playing for the first time since mid-December, The Lady Dragons fell behind 8-0 against Groves High School last Thursday, Jan....more >>
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Wrestlers suffer first losses, recover from injuries

The Dragon's of wrestling took their first losses Jan 6. during a quad meet hosted at Lake Orion High School. Despite coming in third place, Head Coach Corey Kuzinski said the meet was a good mix of competition....more >>
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Swim champs!

Last week, the Lake Orion boys' swim team traveled to Saginaw and, for the fourth year in a row, captured the Heritage Relays championship. Pictured from left are seniors Steven Abramczyk, Jake Lindquist, Will Cavender, Dan Pecheniuk and Alex Palmer, with Brad Horvath holding the winning trophy....more >>

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Shamrocks take their revenge on Wildcat wrestlers

It was a match-up of two of the top three Division I wrestling teams in the state when Oxford and Novi Detroit Catholic Central collided at Oxford High School Wednesday evening. When the final buzzer sounded, Novi DCC cruised to a 49-13 victory over the Wildcats....more >>

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Hoopsters take out Rochester Adams

When one asks when the turnaround for Oxford varsity boys basketball began, one could point to the Wildcats 49-41 victory over Rochester Adams on Jan. 6. "I have to say it is probably one of the biggest wins and probably the best I've seen us play since I've been here," Marfia said....more >>

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Lady Cats score 1st OAA win

The varsity girls picked up coach Steve Emert's first-ever Oakland Activities Association white division win last week. Thanks to a smothering defensive performance, Oxford went on the road and defeated Farmington Hills Harrison 34-23 on Jan....more >>

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Bowlers roll a tie, loss

The Wildcats varsity boys and girls bowling teams squared off Jan. 5 against Clarkston, a main rival for a league title. The girls walked away with a 15-15 tie, while the boys lost 22-8....more >>

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Swim team makes it 3-0

Personal bests were falling by the wayside as the varsity swim team improved to 3-0 on the season following a 122-63 over Royal Oak on Thursday, Jan. 5. Out of the eight event wins Oxford picked up during the evening, six of the winners established personal best times....more >>

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It was close, but Oxford icers net win in Ann Arbor

One week after traveling to Madison, WI for a three-day hockey tournament, Oxford's varsity hockey had another long road trip to face off against Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard at Yost Ice Arena Dec....more >>
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Ski team ready to hit slopes with new coach

This will be a season of transition for the Oxford/Holly ski team. David Stanley, who coached the ski team for past three seasons, retired. Assistant coach Phil Nimmo stepped in and is ready to take the team to new heights in his first season....more >>
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Born September 18th
1827: John Towsend Trowbridge, poet and author of books for boys, wrote the Jack Hazzard and Toby Trafford series.
1839: John Aitken, physician and meterologist.
1895: John G. Diefenbaker, prime minister of Canada from 1957 to 1963.
1905: Greta Garbo, actress nominated for Oscars for her roles in Anna Christie and Ninotcha.
1951: Dr. Benjamin Solomon Carson, Sr., African-American neurosurgeon.
September 18th
in history
1929: Charles Lindbergh takes off on a 10,000 mile air tour of South America.The 'mystery man' behind Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.
1934: The League of Nations admits the Soviet Union.Joseph Avenol, secretary-general of the League of Nations.
1939: A German U-boat sinks the British aircraft carrier Courageous, killing 500 people.Captain Johnnie Walker, R.N., and the U-boat menace.
1948: Margaret Chase Smith becomes the first woman elected to the Senate without completing another senator's term when she defeats Democratic opponent Adrian Scolten. Smith is also the only woman to be elected to and serve in both houses of Congress.
1960: Two thousand cheer Castro's arrival in New York for the United Nations session.