Run/walk to help veterans

Christ the King Church’s Veterans Ministry is holding a fund-raising event on Saturday, May 20. It’s called “A Warriors Path” (see the ad on Page 8) and it will include a 10-kilometer run beginning at 8 a.m.; a 5-kilometer run/walk starting at 8:10 a.m.; and a 2-kilometer kids run at 10 a.m. The event is […]

Track & Field team claims second at championships

By Heather Smith Special to The Oxford Leader The Oxford Boys Track & Field Team claimed second (118 points) at the OAA Red Division Championships at OHS on Wednesday, May 10. The Lake Orion Dragons took first with just five points separating them from the Wildcats in a very competitive division that also includes Clarkston, […]

LAX team earns 2nd league title in 3 years

A bad three quarters of play against a Rochester High School team more than a month ago was enough of a wake up call to jolt the Oxford varsity lacrosse team back from the dead because the Wildcats almost pulled the contest out after going down 8-0 and battled back to lose by two. But the […]

Softball team 4-0 on week

On May 15, the Cats knocked North Branch out of the park with a 4-0 score. Chloe Allen, Maddy Morris, and Sarah Tyrrell each had two hits. Hannah Vachon pitched a complete game two hitter with 12 strikeouts. In game 2 that day, Oxford won with a 5-1 score. Sarah Tyrrell and Kenzie Miller each […]

Baseball team scores wins against Clarkston, Rochester Adams

Oxford’s varsity baseball team went 1-1 against Clarkston May 15. Oxford won game 1 in the series against Clarkston with a 4-3 score. Ben Gingell picked up the win going 7 innings striking out 7 hitters and only allowing 2 earned runs. Seven Wildcat hitters all collected 1 hit, Ben Nuss, Gage Warzecha, Brandon Barrows, […]

Oxford boys JV golf blue places 2nd at tournament

On May 12, the Wildcats JV golf blue team finished in second with 381 points at an 18-hole tournament held at IMA Brookwood. There were three individual medalist for Oxford. Oxford’s lowest scorer, Coleton Campbell shot a season best 90. Following Cambell was Adam Gillespie, who shot another season best 93. The third lowest Oxford […]

Claude W. Thayer

Claude W. Thayer, of Oxford, passed away peacefully on May 10, 2017. He was 84. Claude was the beloved husband of the late Frances, with whom he spent 60 ½ years of marriage and 2 ½ years together as high school sweethearts; and the loving father of Claude Thayer Jr., Rose (Lynn) Siegers, Gail Ferguson, […]

Public Safety

May 14: Oxford Village Police arrested a man who was allegedly driving while intoxicated at 2:59 p.m. The 33-year-old man from Waterford was witnessed by deputies to be speeding and changing lanes on Lapeer Rd., south of Harriet St., without using his signals. When police pulled him over and asked how much the man had […]

Public Notice: Oxford Twp./Oxford

application for deferment of summer 2017 taxes The Charter Township of Oxford is currently accepting applications for summer 2017 tax deferments for both Oxford Twp. taxes and Oxford Village taxes. To qualify, a household must also be 62 years of age or older, paraplegic, hemiplegic, quadriplegic, eligible service person, veteran, widow or widower, blind or […]

Oxford Wildcat Academic Achiever

Name: Luke Auchter Parents: Melissa and Peter Auchter GPA: 4.192 Favorite Subject: History Plans after Graduation: Get a degree in music from the Lawrence Conservatory of Music in Appleton, Wisconsin. Extracurricular Activities: Business Professionals of America and Jazz Band Outside interests or hobbies: Playing and listening to music, reading, writing and playing video games Best […]

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