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Boys basketball learns from loss, wins

The Lake Orion boys' basketball team learned from its mistakes last week, taking a disappointingly close loss to Birmingham Seaholm, 59-55, and following it with a solid win over Stoney Creek, 55-41....more >>
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Manmade snow just fine for skiers

By Joe St. Henry Review Editor Mother Nature may not be fully cooperating but, thanks to snow machines, the Lake Orion ski team has enjoyed its season so far. "The general public may not like this kind of ski weather, but we've only had to cancel two or three practices and one meet," said Head Coach Derek Delzer....more >>
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Dragons back in hunt for league title with win over Adams

By Joe St. Henry Review Editor Big shots by two seniors and clutch free throws by a freshman sealed a comeback win for Lake Orion over league leader Rochester Adams on Jan. 19, 43-42....more >>
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Grapplers lose to Oxford, win tourney

The Dragon wrestlers traveled just north to Oxford Jan. 18 to face the defending state champions amongst other teams. While the Dragons managed to beat Rochester six times out of 14 matches, the Oxford Wildcats bared their teeth and reminded everyone why they were champions in 2011, beating Lake Orion out 14-0....more >>
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Cheer squad takes sixth

Lake Orion's competitive cheer team finished sixth out of 19 teams in the varsity division at the Rochester Rumble competition last weekend. The junior varsity squad fared much better, claiming first place among its competitors....more >>

Bowlers capture county title

The Lake Orion girls' bowling team made school history last week when it battled arch rival Clarkston and emerged victorious, claiming its first Oakland County girls bowling title....more >>
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Vittetoe scores first hat trick

Congratulations to Oxford resident Connor Vittetoe who scored his first career hat trick on Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Onyx Ice Arena in Rochester Hills. Vittetoe, who's a third-grader at Clear Lake Elementary School, plays right forward for the Mite AA 2003 Rochester Rattlers....more >>

Line in SI

Oxford High School football star Prescott Line will be featured in the "Faces in the Crowd" section of the Jan. 30 issue of Sports Illustrated. The issue hits newsstands Jan. 25 . Published every week in SI since 1956, "Faces in the Crowd" features up-and-coming high school athletes from around the country....more >>

Swimmers make it 4-0 in OAA

It was a milestone night in the pool at Southfield-Lathrup High School as the Wildcats' improved to 4-0 in Oakland Activities Association. Senior Matthew Campagiorni established a school record for diving with a 207....more >>

Bowlers miss county title by six pins

Oxford's varsity bowling team was one frame away from walking away with an Oakland County bowling title Jan. 22. Already defeating Waterford Mott 225-200 in game one of the county finals, Oxford sophomore Brandon Hurlburt threw a strike and a spare in the 10th frame, forcing Mott's anchor R....more >>

Lady Cats fall to Rochester

Oxford's varsity girls basketball team's inability to score cost them in a 32-28 loss against Rochester on Thursday, Jan. 19. According to varsity coach Steve Emert, the girls were "very tentative" offensively....more >>

Ski team bests Flushing

Oxford/Holly's boys and girls varsity ski team opened up the season on a high note with a dominating effort against Flushing Jan. 18-19. The boys team defeated Flushing 20-71, while the girls won 26-49....more >>

Hoopsters hold on for win as game turns into shoot-out

What was a defensive game for the varsity boys basketball team turned into a wild west shoot-out January 17 against Royal Oak as the Wildcats nearly blew a 17-point halftime lead and held on to win 73-68....more >>
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Grapplers pummel Avondale, shutout Dragons 72-0

Getting back to the basics paid off big-time for the varsity wrestling squad as they dominated Avondale and Lake Orion during senior night Jan. 18. The Wildcats defeated Auburn Hills Avondale 60-3 in the first match of the evening, and then embarrassed the Dragons by shutting them out, 72-0....more >>
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Born July 28th
1907: Earl Silas Tupper, founder of Tupperware.
1927: John Ashbery, Pultizer Prize-winning poet (Self-Portrait in a Convict's Mirror).
1927: Baruch Blumberg, physician, medical researcher.
1929: Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, wife of President John F. Kennedy.
1943: Bill Bradley, basketball player, U.S. senator.
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0: Henry VIII of England marries Catherine Howard.
0: Spain, through the offices of the French embassy in Washington, D.C., requests peace terms in its war with the United States.
1615: French explorer Samuel de Champlain discovers Lake Huron on his seventh voyage to the New World.
1794: Robespierre is beheaded in France.
1808: Sultan Mustapha of the Ottoman Empire is deposed and his cousin Mahmud II gains the throne.