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Lady kickers are new but look promising on field

By Tahra Gribbin Review Intern The Lake Orion High School Girl's Varsity Soccer team kicked off their pre-season in a tournament last Saturday, March 24. Head Coach Randy McCoy is a math teacher at Lake Orion High School....more >>
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Girls LAX team roars in debut game

It was an historic night at Wildcat Stadium Monday as Oxford High School's girls lacrosse team played its debut game as a full-fledged varsity sport. And what a debut it was as the team stomped Walled Lake United 19-4....more >>
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Lady Wolves fall in opener

Lady Kickers headed back to the field under the bright sun and cold wind on Monday afternoon. After the season opener ended in a loss to Waterford Kettering, 1-0, practice would serve as the place to work on a few techniques....more >>
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Girls LAX is young but trained, talented, ready

Some high school sports teams often struggle for support in certain areas, be it enrollment, coaches, or equal varsity and JV support. Fortunately for the girls of Lake Orion High Schools Lacrosse teams, running the team is a family affair....more >>
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High-flying Hillebrand sets pole vault record

Oxford High School senior Sarah Hillebrand set the Oakland County Indoor Pole Vault record at the Oakland County Indoor Track Championships held March 22 at Macomb Community College....more >>
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Athletes of The Week

Going for a 3-peat

The stage was set for the third time as players from Our Lady of the Lakes stepped onto the court at Breslin Center at Michigan State University in East Lansing for the third consecutive time, March 17....more >>
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Grad named All-American

Clarkston High School 2011 graduate Matt Vandermeer finished his first wrestling season at Lake Erie College as All-American, March 10. He finished in sixth place at the NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships at Colorado State University University -Pueblo....more >>
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Born October 25th
1889: Abel Gance, film director (Napoleon).
1902: Henry Steele Commager, American historian who wrote the fifty-five volume Rise of the American Nation.
1914: John Berryman, poet.
1941: Anne Tyler, novelist (The Accidental Tourist, Ladder of Years).
1971: Midori Goto, violinist.
October 25th
in history
1923: The Teapot Dome scandal comes to public attention as Senator Thomas J. Walsh of Montana, subcommittee chairman, reveals the findings of the past 18 months of investigation. His case will result in the conviction of Harry F. Sinclair of Mammoth Oil, and later Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall, the first cabinet member in American history to go to jail. The scandal, named for the Teapot Dome oil reserves in Wyoming, involved Fall secretly leasing naval oil reserve lands to private companies.
1940: German troops capture Kharkov and launch a new drive toward Moscow. Germany's lost victory at Kursk.
1944: The Japanese are defeated in the Battle of Leyte Gulf, the world's largest sea engagement. From this point on, the depleted Japanese Navy increasingly resorts to the suicidal attacks of Kamikaze fighters. On patrol north of the Philippine island of Luzon, USS Batfish destroyed three Japanese submarines in four nights.
1950: Chinese Communist Forces launch their first-phase offensive across the Yalu River into North Korea. A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.
1951: In a general election, England's Labour Party loses to Conservatives. Winston Churchill becomes prime minister, and Anthony Eden becomes foreign secretary.