Mentor program seeks volunteers

Embrace, a nonprofit mentoring program for youths in Oxford and Lake Orion, will be holding a no-obligation informational meeting for prospective volunteers on Monday, Oct. 3 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Indianwood Real Estate office in Oxford (51 S. Washington St., suite F). The program is seeking adults […]

Swimmers swept away by Notre Dame tide

The Lady Wildcat swimmers had a close loss of 90-92 in a meet against Notre Dame Prep Sept. 22. The results are as follows: In the 200 Medley Relay, Oxford’s A Relay of sophomore Claire Alexander, Victoria Mc Clenaghan, freshman Ashlee Weltyk and junior captain Rachel Commons took second with a time of 2:06.33. In […]

Sports briefs

Volleyball OHS girls varsity volleyball team competed in a tournament Saturday, Sept. 24 at Novi High School. The girls went 3-0 in pool play, defeating Walled Lake Western in two games (2-0) and Farmington and Grosse Pointe North in three games each (2-1, 2-1). In the playoffs, the Cats went on to defeat Lakeland in […]

X-country teams relying heavily on leadership from upperclassmen

There are 27 girls and 33 boys on the cross country roster this season. First-time Cross Country Head Coach Norman Petersimes said the team as a whole has hit the track running, especially the returning players. “The biggest strengths for both teams is leadership. Both squads have upperclassmen that lead by example and can pass […]

Oxford Wildcat swimmers sink Stoney Creek

Oxford Lady Wildcats took a 95-91 victory against Stoney Creek High at an away match September 15. The meet between two OAA Blue Division teams gave the Wildcats their first win over Stoney Creek in Oxford history. In the 200 Medley Relay, Oxford’s A Relay of sophomore Claire Alexander, freshman Ashlee Weltyk, senior captain Bella […]

I made these!

I made these!

  Lakeville resident Lilly Elsarelli, 6, shows-off her “pretty, pretty” chocolate cupcakes, which earned third place in the Cupcake Challenge held Saturday at the Addison Township Public Library. For more photos, please see Page 6. Photo by Elise Shire.

School board candidate forum Sept. 29

Oxford resident Rod Charles is hosting a candidate forum Thursday, September 29 at 7 p.m. for the upcoming Oxford school board election at Boulder Pointe Banquet Center (1 Champions Circle). Three, four-year seats on the Board of Education are up for grabs in the November 8 general election. Vying for positions on the board are […]

Event celebrates Shane’s memory, promotes suicide prevention

People from Oxford and beyond took to the the Polly Ann Trail Saturday morning for the Fifth Annual Tour de Shane Bike-A-Thon. The event was organized to raise awareness about suicide prevention and celebrate the memory of Shane Hrishuck. Shane, an Oxford Middle School eighth-grader, took his own life in January 2012. He would have […]

Program kicks off new school year with food for hungry kids

When some children who receive free or reduced school lunch go home on Friday afternoons, they may not eat much, if at all, until they return to school on Monday. Volunteers of Oxford’s Blessings in a Backpack program are working to combat these cases of childhood hunger for the third year in a row. They […]

The fast and the sweet

More than 30 people braved the rain last Saturday afternoon to attend the Third Annual Classic Car and Cupcake Challenge at the Addison Township Public Library. In the cupcake challenge, Leonard resident Lynn Boehmer took first place with her “3 vices” cupcakes. The cupcakes were made with coffee, chocolate and beer. Placing second was Dawn […]

1 38 39 40 41 42 50