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Fight starts for Ford Field

Players and coaches gathered at Fountains on Sunday to find out their fate for the MHSAA Pre-District game this week. It was announced the Wolves drew Pontiac, a team they beat earlier in the season, 42-18....more >>
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Runners leading path to finals

The Lady Wolves head into their races for the MHSAA Regional this Saturday after finishing fifth at the OAA Red Championship. "We knew going into it we were going up against four of the top 20 teams in the state," said Girls Cross Country Coach Kevin Breen....more >>

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Team set for districts

Spikers marked their journey to the OAA Red battle against Lake Orion with one win and two losses to their rivals. But after five sets on Oct. 18 in the Lady Dragons' lair, the journey ended....more >>

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Runners head to regionals

Runners took second place at the OAA Red Championships, finishing in the league in second. Lake Orion took first place at the championships, finishing the league in first. "We didn't run badly but we didn't run enough to win it," said Boys Cross Country Coach Mike Taylor....more >>
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Born August 1st
1779: Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner.
1818: Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the U.S.
1819: Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick
1942: Jerry Garcia, lead singer of the Grateful Dead.
1951: Jim Carroll, musician and writer of The Basketball Diaries.
August 1st
in history
1464: Piero de Medici succeeds his father, Cosimo, as ruler of Florence.
1664: The Turkish army is defeated by French and German troops at St. Gotthard, Hungary.
1689: James II's 15-week siege of Londonderry, Ireland, ends in failure.It was a shaken and demoralized English column that returned to its northern Irish base at Newry on the evening of May 28, 1595.
1740: Thomas Arne's song Rule Britannia is performed for the first time.
1759: British and Hanoverian armies defeat the French at the Battle of Minden, Germany.