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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 October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1861: Western Union completes the first transcontinental telegraph line, putting the Pony Express out of business.
1863: General Ulysses S. Grant arrives in Chattanooga, Tennessee to find the Union Army there starving. Escaping a Rebel siege at Chattanooga.
1897: The first comic strip appears in the Sunday color supplement of the New York Journal called the 'Yellow Kid.'
1901: Anna Edson Taylor, 43, is the first woman to go safely over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She made the attempt for the cash award offered, which she put toward the loan on her Texas ranch.
1916: Henry Ford awards equal pay to women. Industrialist Henry Ford helped lead American war production with the gigantic facility at Willow Run.