Robotics team kicks off new season

Robotics team kicks off new season

After travelling to the FIRST World Championships last year to flex their scientific muscles through robotics, Oxford High School’s TORC 2137 robotics team kicked off a new season on Jan. 5 with another world championships appearance this spring on their minds. This semester, the theme for competitions is deep space. With that theme in mind, […]

Public Safety Jan. 9, 2018

Boy allegedly punches father For the fifth time in recent years, Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies came to an Oxford home after a boy allegedly attempted to harm his parents on Dec. 28. The 12-year-old boy had reportedly punched his father in the face, kicked a hole in his bedroom wall and took his mother’s phone […]

Icers start new year with a win

Coming off the first half of a season packed with frustrating losses, the Oxford-Avondale United hockey squad started 2019 on a new foot with a 5-3 home win over Utica United. Utica kicked off the game with a goal early in the first period, but OA came back to tie the game up by the […]

Strong showing for bowlers at Davison Doubles, Bakers Dozen

Testing their individual skills over the holiday break, Oxford’s varsity bowlers made strong showings at the Davison Doubles and Bakers Dozen. Both events gave the teams a preview of some players who have the potential to compete at high level in the post season. On Jan. 5, the combined efforts of the boys and girls […]

Seven straight wins for cagers

New semester, same winning streak. Oxford’s boys basketball team extended its undefeated streak to seven games on Jan. 4 by taking down Farmington Hills Harrison 79-48. “It was our best performance of the (season),” Head Coach Steve Laidlaw said. Once again, the boys held the opposing team to less than 50 points. Those defensive efforts […]

OMS raises $8,800 for suicide prevention

OMS raises $8,800 for suicide prevention

Many people know of, or have personally experienced, the devastation that comes with suicide. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and the second leading cause for people under the age of 35. For the young people of this country, data shows […]

Ho, ho, ho! Christmas comes to Crossroads

Every year, volunteers from around the state buy Christmas gifts for kids in the foster care system through Child and Family Services of Michigan’s “Operation Good Cheer” initiative. The kids at Crossroads For Youth in Oxford came back to their dorms after school on Dec. 20 and were greeted by a Christmas tree surrounded by […]

Cagers’ winning streak continues

Time and time again, the Wildcat varsity boys basketball team has proven to be a force of nature on the court. Wrapping up 2018, the boys have six consecutive wins, zero losses and have kept every opponent they’ve played to less than 50 points a game. Berkley is the latest on the boys’ list of […]

Public Safety Jan. 2, 2019

Driving while high in the village A 19-year-old Lake Orion man was arrested after driving while under the influence of marijuana through the Village of Oxford on the evening of Dec. 19. Two village police officers noticed the man pulling out of an area on Burdick St. known for its drug presence and began following […]

Idea for Smiths Landing public beach officially off the table

A standing-room only crowd made it loud and clear to the Addison Township Board on Dec. 17 that it did not want a beach at Smiths Landing on Lakeville Lake. The township was considering the spot for a public beach for Addison residents, but after concerns over safety and the overall ambience of the lake […]

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