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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 September 22nd
1694: Philip Dormer Stanhope, statesman of letters.
1788: Theodore Hook, English novelist best known for Impromptu at Fulham.
1791: Michael Faraday, English physicist, inventor of the dynamo, the transformer and the electric motor.
1885: Erich Von Stroheim, director, actor and screenwriter best known for Greed.
1902: John Houseman, director, producer and actor.
September 22nd
in history
0: The General Provincial Court in session at Patuxent, Maryland, impanels the first all-woman jury in the Colonies to hear evidence against Judith Catchpole, who is accused of murdering her child. The jury acquits her after hearing her defense of never having been pregnant.
1711: The Tuscarora Indian War begins with a massacre of settlers in North Carolina, following white encroachment that included the enslaving of Indian children.
1776: American Captain Nathan Hale is hanged as a spy by the British in New York City; his last words are reputed to have been, I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.A veteran long before the War for Independence, Sam Whittemore was America's oldest, bravest soldier.
1789: Russian forces under Aleksandr Suvorov drive the Turkish army under Yusuf Pasha from the Rymnik River, upsetting the Turkish invasion of Russia.
1862: President Lincoln issues a proclamation calling for all slaves within the rebel states to be freed on January 1, a political move that helps keep the British from intervening on the side of the South.