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Heartbreaking loss

Freshman Brenden Newvine threw the football as Lake Orion defense closed in. Senior Chris Canada caught the 58-yard pass. He turned around and headed into the endzone, scoring five minutes into the second half of the game....more >>
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Quick in elementary race

Brothers Nathan and Jacob Murray enjoy biking, swimming and running. Their passion showed as they broke records on Oct. 7 at the 8th Annual Cross Country Challenge run for elementary students in Clarkston....more >>

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Wolves lose to Lake Orion in double overtime

Senior Michael Nacy grabbed his loose shoe off the field and quickly ran forward as Lake Orion players moved in. The defenseman blocked the Dragons from invading Clarkston territory during the first overtime period in the boys district playoff game, Oct....more >>

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Spikers down Lake Orion in OAA Red play

Stephanie Marani and Gianna Locricchio jumped into the air and blocked West Bloomfield's return. The ball touched their hands, went back onto the Lady Lakers side and hit the gym floor....more >>

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Runners on the go

The Boys Cross Country team finished third in the final OAA Jamboree last Thursday. They scored 84 points, finished behind first place Lake Orion and second place Birmingham Seaholm....more >>
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Born October 30th
1751: Richard Sheridan, playwright (The Rivals, The School for Scandal).
1839: Alfred Sisley, landscape painter.
1857: Gertrude Atherton, novelist.
1871: Paul Valery, poet and essayist.
1882: William F. Bull Halsey, Jr., American admiral who played an instrumental role in the defeat of Japan during World War II. The Japanese surrender was signed on his flagship, the USS Missouri.
October 30th
in history
1925: Scotsman John L. Baird performs first TV broadcast of moving objects.
1938: H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds is broadcast over the radio by Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre. Many panic believing it is an actual newscast about a Martian invasion.
1941: The U.S. destroyer Reuben James, on convoy duty off Iceland, is sunk by a German U-boat with the loss of 96 Americans. Captain Johnnie Walker was the Royal Navy's most effective weapon against the German U-boat menace.
1950: The First Marine Division is ordered to replace the entire South Korean I Corps at the Chosin Reservoir area.In 1950, as U.S. Marines tried to fight their way out of a Chinese trap, Korea suffered its worst winter of the century. The men who struggled there suffered accordingly.
1991: BET Holdings Inc., becomes the first African-American company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.