Hoopsters beat Dragons; first time in 27 years

Losing streaks come and go all the time. A team might lose two, three, four games in a row before their next victory. But in the case of the Oxford Wildcats varsity boys basketball team, a win against Lake Orion on the basketball court has not happened since 1983. The 27 year drought is over […]

Mixed bag for bowlers

It was a mixed bag of results when the varsity bowling teams traveled down to Ferndale to take on the Eagles Dec. 17. The girls defeated the Eagles 25 and a half to four and a half, while the boys lost by the same score. After losing the first baker game 148 to 143, they […]

Hail to the champs!

2010 was a great year to be a seventh-grade girl who loves playing basketball. Not only did the middle school team go undefeated, but a group of eight seventh-grade girls took their skills up to Cage Sports in Swartz Creek and dominated the competition. Playing for the Oxford Lightning, a middle school program that started […]

OES experiences the marketplace

Fifth-graders in Kristen Rhoades class at Oxford Elementery School received some first hand experience on product development and marketing from members of Oxford High School’s DECA Club. Emily Garavaglia and Leigh Nacy spent several weeks with the class helping them developing products for Market Day, which took place on Friday, Dec. 10 as part of […]

Residents discover the benefits of spring season walking

The U.S. surgeon general recommends at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Local Clarkston residents are doing just that by taking advantage of the warmer weather and hitting the pavement, no matter the age or physical activity level. Walking has been found to be a very successful cardiovascular […]

Oakhurst charity event helps support ‘Fallen Heroes?

Not even near record-breaking rainfall could keep area residents and businesses from supporting an important cause when the challenge arose. The second annual Michigan Fallen Heroes Memorial Charity Golf Event at Oakhurst Country Club in Clarkston on May 24 raised $3,000 to support the statue saluting public service officers and another $1,000 to the family […]

Library gets ready for another summer of movies

Don’t be surprised if the smell of fresh popcorn greets you at the Independence Township Library; it’s just a sure sign that this summer’s ‘Matinee Movies? are back in full swing. Starting Wednesday, June 2, the library will once again host the summer movie series. From June until August, a new movie will premiere in […]

SMS creates birthday parties for those in need in Clarkston

Gift bags, balloons and 800 pieces of cake filled the cafeteria at Sashabaw Middle School on May 19 as the school hosted a unique birthday celebration. However, the party wasn’t for anyone in the school. In fact, it wasn’t for anyone they knew at all. SMS recently paired up with the Lighthouse of Clarkston to […]

Grapplers sweep Oxford Invite

Oxford wrestlers survived a couple of grueling matches to sweep the annual Oxford Invite on Wednesday, Dec. 29. After breezing through their first three matches against Livonia Franklin (49-18), the Holly B team (69-12) and Durand (60-18), the Wildcats had to hold on to beat Lake Fenton 32-31 and come from behind to beat Hudson […]

Rayner kicks career-long 55-yard field goal

Oxford native Dave Rayner ended the Detroit Lions season with a bang, kicking a career-long 55-yard field goal in the Lions 20-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, Jan. 2. His career long kick put the Lion’s up 3-0 with 6:39 left in the second quarter, capping off an eight play, 32 yard drive. […]