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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 28th
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
1952: Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
August 28th
in history
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.
1945: Chinese communist leader Mao Tse-Tung arrives in Chunking to confer with Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek in a futile effort to avert civil war.
1963: One of the largest demonstrations in the history of the United States, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, takes place and reaches its climax at the base of the Lincoln Memorial when Dr. Martin Luther King delivers his I have a dream speech.
1965: The Viet Cong are routed in the Mekong Delta by U.S. forces, with more than 50 killed.