Swimmers compete at state meet

After a season full of making their presence known in their new league, five athletes from the ladies’ swim and dive teams competed at the state level. The girls’ efforts garnered them 29th place accolades. Utica Eisenhower and Livonia Stevenson tied with Oxford in placement. The Wildcats’ A Relay team for the 200 Medley and […]

Size, skill, depth – cagers have it all this season

Excited to take the court later this month, Oxford’s boys’ basketball team has a feeling this season will be one for the books. “This is the deepest team I’ve seen at Oxford,” Head Coach Steve Laidlaw said. “And I’ve been involved in Oxford basketball for roughly 20 years.” The team, playing in the OAA blue […]

Coach looks for ‘scrappy’ Lady Cats to learn, grow together

In their first five games this season, Oxford’s girls’ basketball team will be taking on some tougher teams up front. Though the competition will be fierce, Head Coach Rachel Bryer thinks the schedule this year is only going to help her girls grow into a powerhouse squad. “It’s going to be more difficult in the […]

Icers hope to stay competitive

Though their roster is smaller than usual this year, the Wildcat hockey players are determined to stay competitive. Welcoming 12 skaters and three goalies back  to the ice, they’re ready to take on the OAA white division. “It’s going to be a learning season,” Head  Coach  Derek Billis said. “We just want to be competitive […]

OMS girls basketball team goes undefeated

They didn’t expect it, but Oxford Middle School’s seventh-grade gold girls turned out to be a powerhouse this basketball season. “I anticipated that we would have a decent season, but I did not go into it thinking we would go undefeated,” Head Coach Jake Trotter said. “These girls ended up being one of the most […]

Veltigian places third at swim regionals

After a season full of setting records and winning medals, senior standout diver Keira Veltigian will represent the Wildcats at states. She cemented her spot by winning third at Thursday’s regionals meet. Veltigian took on the tough competition and dove a score of 378.35. Having excelled in her sport for years, this will be the […]

Lapeer knocks Wildcats out of playoffs

All season long, Oxford’s varsity football team lived by the motto “All in.” Now, it’s all over. On Friday, the Wildcats lost the district championship to Lapeer and were knocked out of the playoffs. The Lightning beat Oxford 35-10. Oxford did all of its scoring in the second quarter. Kicker Samuel McMaken booted a 27-yard […]

Runners Bagans, Masterson end season at state finals

While fall turns to winter, sports seasons are ending and careers are coming to a close. To wrap up the cross country season, two of Oxford’s cross country runners qualified and competed in the MHSAA D1 state finals on Nov. 3., one of who ran as a Wildcat for the last time. Senior John “JJ” […]

Four swimmers qualify for states at league meet

Ending their regular season over the weekend, Oxford’s swimmers took home a few titles and had a number of girls qualify for state finals at the OAA white league meet. Oxford was new to OAA white this season, and has proved time and time again they’re up to the task of tougher competition. Though not […]

Strong showing for OHS runners at regionals

In their last meet before finals, the Wildcat runners made a strong showing at their regional competition. The boys were able to grab a top-10 spot, and the ladies made their presence known as well. Again rounding out the top finishers of the boy’s 5,000 meter race, Oxford standouts senior John “JJ” Bagans and junior […]