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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 August 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
August 30th
in history
1781: The French fleet arrives in the Chesapeake Bay to aid the American Revolution.
1813: Creek Indians massacre over 500 whites at Fort Mims Alabama.
1860: The first British tramway is inaugurated at Birkenhead by an American, George Francis Train.
1861: Union General John Fremont declares martial law throughout Missouri and makes his own emancipation proclamation to free slaves in the state. President Lincoln overrules the general.
1892: The Moravia, a passenger ship arriving from Germany, brings cholera to the United States.