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Dohm becomes first Lady Dragon to ski for, win title

Lake Orion's ski teams may not have won states, but High School Senior Marie Dohm managed to create school history by herself as the first girl skier to win an individual state title....more >>
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Normand named new LAX coach

Oxford High School's varsity lacrosse team has a new head man in charge. Auburn Hills resident Greg Normand will bring his 25 years of experience coaching men's and women's lacrosse to Oxford's blue turf....more >>
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Heartbreak finish

Wolves' quest for their 19th consecutive district crown ended after two overtime periods last Friday in Swartz Creek. Fenton's Eric Readman aimed his throw with only seconds to go in the game before his 3-point throw ended the game in favor of the Tigers, 68-66....more >>
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Lake Orion Powerlifters show their power, skill

By Olivia Shumaker Review Intern On Friday, March 9, and Saturday, March 10, the Dragon powerlifters did their best to make Lake Orion proud at the state power-liftng meet. Lake Orion High School hosted around 40 girls' teams and at least 55 boys teams, including Croswell-Lexington, Edwardsburgh, Troy Athens and Whitmore Lake, all in the high school gym....more >>

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Wildcat icers teach special ed. students to skate, shoot a puck

Varsity hockey head coach Dave Hague not only expects professionalism from his team on the ice, but off the ice as well. In addition to the many hours spent practicing and playing games, Hague and his team have spent time this year giving back to the community....more >>
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Athletes of The Week

Cheering into first

Hard work paid off for the eighth grade cheerleaders at Clarkston Junior High School. The Lady Wolves participated in four competitions this season and took place in all of them. It was not the first time for the team....more >>

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Hadorn qualifies for Golden Gloves state tournament

If Oxford High School junior Zack Hadorn is not dominating on the gridiron or wrestling mat, he is quickly dispatching his opponents inside the boxing ring. Hadorn won both his fights during the Eastern Michigan Golden Gloves regional boxing competition and qualified for the state tournament on Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31 in Grand Rapids....more >>
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Season ends at semis in Regionals

The Lady Wolves ended their season last week but not without putting up a fight against Saginaw Arthur Hill in the MHSAA Class A Regional Semifinals, March 6. The Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team led going into the fourth quarter, 34-33, but lost it through turnovers and missed free throws....more >>

90,000 square foot indoor sports arena proposed at Orion's Friendship Park

If all goes according to plan, Orion sports teams won't have to travel outside the township to play indoors anymore. Jim Murphy and Robb York, two Orion residents and parents of athletes, proposed building and operating an 90,000 square foot indoor sports arena in Orion Township at the March 5 township board meeting....more >>
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Ruch to continue soccer career at Marygrove College

Marygrove Soccer Coach Tony Williams and the women's soccer program received their eighth commitment in next year's class when Oxford High School's Sara Ruch signed a 2012-13 Letter of Intent....more >>
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Two league champion swimmers

Swimmers finished the season during the MHSAA Division 1 State Finals during the weekend. The Clarkston Boys Swim and Dive team was represented by seven swimmers and one diver. The boys finished the season in preliminaries....more >>

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Loss in districts doesn't take away from winning season

A loss in the district semifinals did little to detract from the great season enjoyed by the Oxford boys basketball team. Coach Paul Marfia said he was proud of how well his team played this season, earning a 14-7 record and a second place league finish after last season's mark of 6-15....more >>
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Mountaineers make history with titles

The Mountaineers have written the history books at Everest Collegiate High School not once - but twice in their third season. First, they claimed the title of the Catholic High School League Intersectional Division last month....more >>

Bowlers at state contest

Stephanie Lavely finished the MHSAA Singles Bowling Finals in 39th place on March 3 at M-66 Bowl in Battle Creek. She bowled a total of 997 and had a high game of 202. The top 16 bowlers continued to the final rounds....more >>
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Born August 23rd
1883: Jonathan Wainwright, U.S. general who fought against the Japanese on Corregidor in the Philippines and was forced to surrender.
1898: Albert Claude, biologist who won the 1974 Nobel for his work on the sub-structure of the cell. He never graduated from high school.
1912: Gene Kelly, dancer, choreographer and actor.
1931: H.O. Smith, molecular biologist credited with helping 'open the door' on genetic engineering.
1934: Sonny (Christian) Jurgensen, professional football player and sports announcer.
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in history
1914: The Emperor of Japan declares war on Germany.
1926: American film star Rudolph Valentino dies, causing world-wide hysteria and a number of suicides.
1927: Immigrant laborers Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are executed for a robbery they did not commit. Fifty years later, in 1977, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis establishes a memorial in the victims' honor.
1939: Joseph Stalin and German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop sign a non-aggression pact between the Soviet Union and Germany, freeing Hitler to invade Poland and Stalin to invade Finland.
1942: German forces begin an assault on the major Soviet industrial city of Stalingrad.