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Playoff run ends with loss to Brother Rice

BERKLEY — It always hurts to lose a very important football game. But, the Oxford Wildcat's 38-6 loss last week to defending state champion Birmingham Brother Rice was a valiant effort against a team that is favored to repeat its state title....more >>
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Lake Orion Dragons snatch victory from Eagles' Talons

Some games emphasize a team's offense or defense, while others show off individual skills of star players. Some are all about the defense. On Friday, when Lake Orion hosted Utica Eisenhower, the two strong defensive squads engaged in a knock-down, drag-out, fight-for-every-inch battle that saw Orion get a late touchdown to win, 10-7, and take the Division 1 district crown....more >>
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Girls swim to 2nd

The Lake Orion girls swim and dive team fought mightly last Friday in the OAA Championship tournament against Andover, Lahser, Stoney Creek, Troy and West Bloomfield. While they displayed a good effort and earned 433 points, they missed beating Lahser by just three points....more >>
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Spikers look to next season after LO loss

ROMEO - The Oxford volleyball team lost its first round match in district play last week against Lake Orion. The Dragons won in straight sets, 25-15, 25-15, 25-16 to knock the lady Cats out of state competition....more >>
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Season ends for Dragon volleyballers

The season is over for the volleyball Dragons. After leading Clarkston two games to one at the district final championship on Saturday in Romeo, the Wolves edged Orion in game four by a narrow margin of 25-23....more >>
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Born August 3rd
1900: Ernie Pyle, World War II correspondent who wrote about the common soldier.
1905: Maggie Kuhn, social activist and founder of The Gray Panthers.
1909: Walter Van Tilberg, Western novelist who wrote The Ox-Bow Incident.
1920: P.D. James (Phyllis Dorothy James), British mystery writer.
1924: Leon Uris, writer whose works include Battle Cry and Exodus.
August 3rd
in history
1908: Allan Allensworth files the site plan for the first African-American town, Allensworth, California.
1911: Airplanes are used for the first time in a military capacity when Italian planes reconnoiter Turkish lines near Tripoli.
1914: Germany declares war on France.
1916: Sir Roger Casement is hanged for treason in England.
1945: Chinese troops under American General Joseph Stilwell take the town of Myitkyina from the Japanese.