Bowlers on a roll

Oxford’s high school bowling teams both had sound victories over Birmingham at their first bowling meet of the season Dec. 7. The varsity boys bowling team won 27-3. According to Head Coach J.R. Lafnear, Christian Cartner was the “shining star” on the boys’ team that night, as he rolled games of 269 and 256. Jimmy […]

Grapplers take down Linden 49-24

Oxford Wildcats varsity wrestlers beat Linden 49-24 on Dec. 7, putting the team at 1-0 overall. Oxford won 10 of the 14 weight classes that evening, with wins coming from Ryan Motala, Byron Schlickenmeyer, Matthew Curtis, Liam Hillary, Nate Call, Sergio Borg, Ryan Miller, Devin Trevino, and Dallas Winkelman. The team will go up against […]

Icers winning, go see ’em

The Oxford Avondale United (OAU) Varsity Hockey team continued its winning streak 6-5 Friday in a game against Utica, bringing the team to 4-3 overall. Brenden Henzie, Griffin Burk, Matt Schultz, Ben Pratt and Cameron Clouston all made it into the net that night. Each scored one goal with the exception of Schultz, who made […]

Swim team falls to Lake Orion

The Oxford Wildcats swim team had a difficult meet against rival neighbors, the Lake Orion Dragons. As the Dragons were moved down from their OAA standing in the red division last season and the Wildcats traveled up to their current standing in the white division from last season, Head Coach Jackie Rank said the team […]

Cagers off to a great start this season

The Oxford Boys Varsity Basketball team is back and ready for a new season. The 15-member squad, which has nine returning players, opened the 2016-17 season with an impressive 57-20 victory over Waterford Kettering. Since then, the boys beat Romeo 66-59 on Dec. 8. The team is 2-0 overall in the Oakland Athletics Association (OAA). […]

Three-car crash at Burdick, M-24

A 68-year-old woman from Lake Orion sustained minor injuries Dec. 4 at 2 p.m., after she allegedly rear-ended a line of cars stopped ahead of her while driving southbound at the intersection of N. Washington and E. Burdick St. The woman told Oxford Village Police she did not realize the cars ahead were stopped. The […]

Except for a few drinking fountains, water test results ‘acceptable’ at schools

While the Flint water crisis has sparked concern about drinking water quality all over the nation, Oxford Schools students and parents can rest easy knowing water testing has now been completed throughout the district. Overall, the results were noted to be ‘acceptable’ throughout the district, with three exceptions. Two drinking fountains at the high school […]

Icers score a couple wins after shaky start

While the Oxford/Avondale United Hockey Team started off this season with a shaky start, taking losses in the first three matches, it would appear the team is beginning to find its footing. Just days after taking their first win of the season against Fenton/Linden, the team won 4-2 at another match against Clarkston at the […]

‘Whitey’ has been our pressman for 50 years

Editor’s Note: This column was originally published on April 5, 2006. “Whitey” has been our pressman for 50 years On a recent Saturday afternoon, I went into our normally-closed printing plant and saw “Whitey” Hauxwell working on one unit of our 5-unit press. A replacement part had come in and he chose this down time […]

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