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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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1886: Paul Tillich, theologian and philosopher who wrote Systematic Theology.
1890: H.P. Lovecraft, author of horror tales.
1905: Jack Teagarden, jazz trombonist.
1944: Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minster of India.
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1940: After a previous machine gun attack failed, exiled Russian Leon Trotsky is assassinated in Mexico City, with an alpine ax to the back of the head.
1940: Radar is used for the first time, by the British during the Battle of Britain. Also on this day, in a radio broadcast, Winston Churchill makes his famous homage to the Royal Air Force: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
1941: Adolf Hitler authorizes the development of the V-2 missile.
1944: United States and British forces close the pincers on German units in the Falaise-Argentan pocket in France.
1971: The Cambodian military launches a series of operations against the Khmer Rouge.