Slow start spells defeat for Lady Cats

Slow starts spelled doom for the Oxford varsity girls basketball team in their losses last season. Another slow start against Brandon on Friday, Dec. 3 equaled defeat as the Wildcats lost to the Blackhawks 35-29 in their opening game of the season. Oxford found itself down 14-4 by the end of the first quarter and […]

Cheer squad scores well at Novi competition

Final placements were not the priority at the Novi Fire Up competition the varsity cheer squad participated in on Saturday, Dec. 4. In a warm-up for the season, the cheer squad group preformed their routines for the first two rounds and was among eight teams that chose not to participate in the third and final […]

Debut concert in park brings out residents

‘C’mon people, do you wanna dance? Let’s take it up another notch!? With the rain holding off and the temperature not rising too high, Atlantez Salsa kept the crowd of more than 800 at Depot Park entertained on June 18 for the debut performance of the 2004 ‘Concerts in the Park? series in downtown Clarkston. […]

Big win at Big House!

Members and coaches of Oxford’s varsity hockey team got a once in a lifetime experience this week as they played an outdoor hockey game at college football’s largest stadium. The Wildcat varsity hockey team shook off their early nerves and came back to defeat Troy 4-1 in front of 500 fans at the Big House […]

Grapplers make Clarkston, Rochester cry ‘Uncle!?

New coach. New league. Same results. The Oxford varsity wrestling team keeps on going, no matter who they face or where they face them. This week saw the Wildcats tackle their first ever Oakland Activities Association opponents, Clarkston and Rochester in a dual meet on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at Clarkston. The Wildcats would dominate both […]

Gridiron warriors named to OAA White team

The first year in the Oakland Activities Association might have been rough record wise for the varsity football team, but a few Wildcats made their presence felt on the field and left a lasting impact on opposing coaches. Six Wildcats were named to the OAA White All-League team. Two were on offense, three on defense […]

Lady Cats suffer back-to-back routs

Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes (WOLL) took advantage of the youth and inexperience of the varsity girls basketball team, handily defeating the Wildcats 60-18. ‘We played an excellent, veteran and well coached team tonight and it was an education for our young team,? admitted varsity head coach Al Poynter. The reigning Class D state […]

Ghiaciuc signs with Dolphins

Eric Ghiaciuc has plenty of reasons to smile this week. Ghiaciuc, a 2000 graduate and former standout offensive and defensive lineman for Oxford High School is down in the warmth and sunshine of Miami, FL as he recently signed with the Miami Dolphins to become their backup center due to numerous injuries along their offensive […]

Three booters make OAA team

The boys varsity soccer team might have finished the season with a sub.500 winning percentage, but it didn’t stop opposing coaches from noticing that Oxford had some talent. Three Wildcats were named to the Oakland Activities Association’s All-League team and three were selected on the All-District team. Selected for the OAA All-League team was junior […]

Grandma-grandson team two pins shy of perfect game

The bowling gene must run in the Waltz family. Brian Waltz, 35, of Oxford, and his grandmother Pauline Waltz, 81, of Oxford, have been bowling on leagues and for recreation for a combined 80 years. Brian has been bowling since he was 5 years old, while Pauline has been rolling strikes for the past 50 […]