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His and hers hoop news

The Lake Orion boys' basketball team faced two opponents last week with a combined record of 16-1. So, it was no surprise that the Dragons dropped the pair to Rochester Adams (6-0) and Detroit Country Day (10-1)....more >>

Lady Cats stay undefeated

After beating Farmington 62-41 on Jan. 11, the Oxford Lady Wildcats Varsity Basketball continues their drive for the OAA Whitechampionshiip as they remain undefeated with an 8-0 record....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Barta aims to strike

Abbey Barta was scared when her ICE Silver 10U teammate Abbey Tolmie was injured during the Holiday Classic Softball Tournament in the semi-final game. She was scared for Tolmie because it was her teammate....more >>
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Victorious Dragon Grapplers

The Dragon grapplers won the Rich Ruddy Wrestling Classic at Lake Fenton on Saturday. Lake Orion won the event by defeating Macomb Dakota in the championship match. Charlie Highlen at 135 pounds, Ethan Gros, (171) Durham Basso (215) and John Yeglinski at 189 pounds all were undefeated on the day for the Dragons....more >>

Swimmers break school records

The swim and dive team continues to improve after two strong wins last week. On Jan. 8 the Wildcats defeated Brandon Blackhawks 118-68. "This was a non-conference meet, but this is the first time we have beaten them since the start of our program," said Swim and Dive Coach Jacquelyn Rank....more >>
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Wolves' defense sinks Lakers

The Wolves dominated the court last Friday after grabbing control of the scoreboard against West Bloomfield, leading them to a 72-30 victory. "We needed a game like that," long-time Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball head coach Dan Fife reflected after the game....more >>

Dragons on the slopes

By Katelyn Winkler Review Staff Writer The Lake Orion boys and girls ski teams went a little out of the way for this first meet of the season. The athletes needed their gloves and hats, warm clothes, and hand warmers along with skis as the team trekked to Marquette recently for the first competition of the season....more >>

Victory on the lanes for Wildcat bowlers

The Lady Wildcats came back with a victory after trailing Farmington in their bowling meeting on Jan. 10. "This was a great performance by these ladies. Coming back from 10 down isn't easy and they did it against a good team," said Bowling Coach JR....more >>

Pinning the OAA Red

Grapplers posted their first wins in the OAA Red league over opponents Lake Orion and Farmington Hills Harrison. "They wrestled really well," said Clarkston Varsity Wrestling Coach Derek Moscovic....more >>
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Ice Dragons' rollercoaster week

The Lake Orion hockey squad lost a heart-breaker to Oxford on Saturday when they couldn't get anything past a hot goalie. The Dragons had an amazing 11 power plays during the game but could not solve Wildcat goaltender Justin Gizinski, who made 33 saves for the 2-0 shutout win at the Onyx in Rochester....more >>

Victories on the road

Icers took control of the west side of the state after taking down two teams. The Clarkston Varsity Hockey team began their trip in the west with a 4-1 win over the East Kentwood Falcons last Friday....more >>
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Born September 2nd
1850: Eugene Field, poet and journalist.
1877: Frederick Soddy, named an isotope and received 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry.
1901: Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
1948: Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
September 2nd
in history
1870: Napoleon III capitulates to the Prussians at Sedan, France.
1885: In Rock Springs, Wyoming Territory, 28 Chinese laborers are killed and hundreds more chased out of town by striking coal miners.
1898: Sir Herbert Kitchner leads the British to victory over the Mahdists at Omdurman and takes Khartoum.
1910: Alice Stebbins Wells is admitted to the Los Angeles Police Force as the first woman police officer to receive an appointment based on a civil service exam.
1915: Austro-German armies take Grodno, Poland.