Public Safety

March 5: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies received a call at 7:22 p.m. from a group home located on the 900 block of E. Drahner Rd. regarding a fight which had occurred between five females, ages 11-15. Allegedly, three of the girls had become fed up with the two others, reporting that they had been verbally […]

Holly Oxford High Ski team places 9th at state finals

The Holly Oxford boys varsity ski team competed at the MHSAA Division I State Finals, held Monday, February 27 at Nubs Nob Ski Resort in Harbor Springs, ultimately placing ninth. The team’s second place finish to Rochester Adams at regionals had qualified the team for state finals. Oxford High School senior Dan Defrain led the […]

Boys Basketball ends season, falls to Pontiac

The Oxford Wildcats basketball team ended the season with a 56-39 loss to Pontiac High in district play March 8. The Michigan High School Athletic Association later withdrew Pontiac from the Class A tournament as a result of using an ineligible player. “It is what it is… It’s very unfortunate for both teams but, unfortunately, Oxford […]

Lady Wildcat bowling team takes 2nd in state finals

The Wildcat bowling teams competed in the MSHAA Bowling State Finals March 3, which resulted in a second place finish for the girls team and a fifth place finish for the boys. Only 18 teams of the 100 division 1 teams had qualified for the state finals. The Lady Wildcats bowled consistently throughout baker games […]

Girls basketball team falls to Clarkston

In their last game of the season, held March 1, the Lady Wildcats basketball team fell to Clarkston with a 36-30 score. Maddy Morris led Oxford that night with 14 points. Monae Evans also contributed for Oxford with 10 points. The team ended the regular season with an 8-14 score overall.  

Coach Elmer Ball passes away at 86

A few hours before press time, we got word that legendary Oxford coach Elmer Ball passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. He was 86 years old. Ball coached the high school’s cross country team from 1963-74 and again, from 1995-96. He established a dual meet record of 123-21 and claimed four Michigan High School […]

Theresa ‘Gerry’ Milosch

Theresa “Gerry” Milosch, of Oxford, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017. She was 87. Beloved wife of Donald for 63 years; devoted mother of Lynne (Timothy) Butts, Donald Milosch, Mark (Patricia) Milosch, Kathleen (Brian) Schupbach, Brian (Cheryl) Milosch, and Julie (Stephen) Perenich; cherished grandmother of 29 and great-grandmother of 20 with two more on […]

Harry T. Adams

Harry T. Adams, of Gulf Breeze, FL, formerly of Waterford, passed away on February 23, 2017. He was 97. Beloved husband of Evelyn for 77 years; loving father of Nancy (Gary) Forester; proud grandfather of one and great-grandfather of four; brother of the late Vivian (Darrel) Taylor. Harry was retired from Fisher Body. He was […]

Beverly Ada Collier

Beverly Ada Collier, of Oxford, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017 peacefully in her sleep with her family by her side. She was 81. She was born March 24, 1935 in Pontiac, Michigan to John and Margaret Feldmann. She was a homemaker and later on in life became a caregiver. She enjoyed cooking and […]

George James Brittain

George James Brittain passed away on Feb. 21, 2017 at his home in Oxford following a three-year battle with cancer. He was 68. George was the son of Thomas Myron and Ila Griffin and a graduate of Oxford High School. He was also a member of Oxford Free Methodist Church. He is survived by sisters […]