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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 July 11th
1767: John Quincy Adams, Sixth President of the United States (1825-1829).
1838: John Wanamaker, U.S. merchant, founder of one of the first American department stores.
1888: Bartomeo Vanzetti, anarchist, executed with Nicola Sacco.
1899: E.B. White, author (Charlotte's Web).
1927: Theodore H. Maiman, physicist.
July 11th
in history
1804: Alexander Hamilton is mortally wounded by Aaron Burr in a duel.
1862: President Abraham Lincoln appoints General Henry Halleck as general in chief of the Federal army.
1942: In the longest bombing raid of World War II, 1,750 British Lancaster bombers attack the Polish port of Danzig.
1972: American forces break the 95-day siege at An Loc in Vietnam.
1975: Archaeologists unearth an army of 8,000 life-size clay figures created more than 2,000 years ago for the Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi.