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Lady hoopsters suffer two OAA White league defeats

By Joe St. Henry Review Editor Two close games and two tough losses last week dropped the Lake Orion girls' basketball team from the ranks of the undefeated in the OAA White division....more >>

Lady hoopsters suffer two OAA White league defeats

By Joe St. Henry Review Editor Two close games and two tough losses last week dropped the Lake Orion girls' basketball team from the ranks of the undefeated in the OAA White division....more >>
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Boys Basketball

The Dragons managed to break even last week with a win 65-49 win over Notre Dame Prep and a tough 63-56 loss against Ferndale. In what head coach Tom Risi called the best game his team has played all year, senior Brad Watterworth and sophomore John McCarty led the scoring with 20 points each against Notre Dame....more >>

Boys swim and dive busy this season

By Collette Goestenkors Special to the Review Lake Orion High School's boys' swim and dive team has had a busy start to the new year. The team has swam in four meets in two weeks - two individual meets and two relays....more >>
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LO Hockey

The Dragon hockey team came back from winter break a bit rusty, but they are slowly recovering. The first game Lake Orion played took them far away to Brighton to face off against South Lyon Lions....more >>

Hoopsters bring the 'D'

Defense was the name of the game during the varsity boys basketball team's consecutive blowout victories over Rochester Hills Stoney Creek and Brandon last week. Brandon's game on Friday, Jan....more >>

Lady Cats rack up two more wins

The varsity girls basketball team continued their winning ways as they defeated two more Oakland Activities Association White Division teams last week. Junior Miranda Murphy provided 13 points and 12 rebounds for Oxford during a 39-36 victory over Troy on Friday, Jan....more >>

Cheer team victorious in division meet

The varsity cheer squad is off and running in the Oakland Activities Association white division after winning the first division meet Jan. 11 at Oxford High School. Oxford finished with 713....more >>

Grapplers suffer first-ever OAA loss

Oxford's varsity wrestling team suffered its first-ever Oakland Activities Association loss during the opening week of Red division play on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Traveling down to Rochester High School, the Wildcats started out strong with a 65-10 destruction of Farmington Hills Harrison, but came up short against Rochester, 37-29....more >>

Swimmers drop first two of season

The Wildcats' boys swim and dive team took on some of the best in the Oakland Activities Association's Red and White Division during a double-duel meet on Thursday, Jan. 12. North Farmington (Red division) and Farmington-Harrison (White division) visited Oxford High School and proved to be too much for the Wildcats to handle....more >>

Mixed day against Dragons for bowlers

The Oxford and Lake Orion varsity bowling teams battled it out for M-24 supremecy on Monday, Jan. 9 at Collier Lanes. When it was all said and done, Oxford earned a split against the rival Dragons, with the boys picking up a 21-9 win, while the girls suffered a 19....more >>

Line named to Parade All-America Team

Congratulations to Oxford High School senior Prescott Line who was named to Parade magazine's 2012 All-America Team. The 6-1, 220-pound Wildcat's name was featured as a linebacker on Page 10 of Parade's Jan....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.
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in history
1862: Mistakenly believing the Confederate Army to be in retreat, Union General John Pope attacks, beginning the Battle of Groveten. Both sides sustain heavy casualties.
1914: Three German cruisers are sunk by ships of the Royal Navy in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, the first major naval battle of World War I.
1938: The first degree given to a ventriloquist's dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy--Edgar Bergen's wooden partner. The honorary degree, Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback, is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
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.