Wildcat baseball team sweeps Adams

The Oxford Wildcat baseball team went up against Rochester Adams on May 7 in a double-header, ultimately sweeping both games. In Game 1, Oxford picks up the series opener against Adams 4-2. Oxford found themselves down 2-1 in the bottom of the 5th when junior Evan Brunning singled scoring 2 runs.  Oxford was able to plate […]

Methner scores big for Lady Cat soccer team

On May 4, the Oxford High School Varsity Girls’ Soccer team defeated West Bloomfield High School with a 1-0 score. The Lady Cats fought down to the wire in a game which saw both teams in a defensive battle. The perseverence paid off with a goal by Mackenzie Methner with just 42 seconds left on […]

LAXers ‘young, but talented,’ says coach

The 2018 Wildcats boys lacrosse team is young, quick and talented and, so far this season, the Oakland Activities Association Blue Division champions have been hitting the field hard. The Wildcats went 13-5 on the season in 2017 and have won 36 games and two OAA titles in the last three years. So far, the […]

Track teams clip Falcons’ wings

By Heather Smith Special to the Leader Oxford’s Girls Track & Field team had an awesome day conquering the Rochester Falcons on April 25 at Oxford High School. The 4x800m relay of sophomore Maddie Lukens, senior Bridget Cusick, and freshmen Ellie DiMalanta and Lauren Schiller led the path to the 70-58 victory by placing first […]

Wildcat baseball team throws out Rochester

Oxford stole the lead late and defeated Rochester 6-5 on April 25. The game was tied at five with The Wildcats batting in the bottom of the sixth when an error scored one run for Oxford. Rochester scored three runs in the fourth inning, but Oxford still managed to pull out the victory. In the […]

Cats on the move!

Athletes from 23 schools competed in the 56th Annual Elmer Ball Track and Field Invitational held Saturday at Oxford High School. The event is named after Oxford’s Hall of Fame Coach Elmer Ball, who led many winning cross country and track/field teams from the 1960s through the 1990s. He passed away in February 2017 at […]

Boys track team finishes 5th at Elmer Ball Invite

By Heather Smith Special to The Oxford Leader Sunny skies were a welcome sight April 21 as the Oxford High School Track & Field team hosted boys and girls teams from 22 other schools at the 56th Annual Elmer Ball Invitational. Despite some fierce competition, Oxford athletes persevered with the boys team placing fifth (57 […]

Softball team goes 4-0 last week

Oxford’s softball team stayed strong last week by collecting four more wins, bringing the team to 6-1 overall on the season. On April 21, at the Lake Orion Tournament, the Lady Cats softball team continued its winning streak, collecting wins against Dakota High and Stevenson. The Wildcats won with a 2-0 score against Dakota that […]

Baseball team aiming to win at least 25 games

The varsity Wildcats baseball team officially kicked-off the current season March 26 and are off to a 3-7 overall start. Having claimed big wins over Almont, Everest Academy and Clarkston in the tournament so far, Head Coach Dave Herrick said he expects his team to “keep striving for improvement” as the season continues. There are […]

Softball team off to a winning start

The varsity Lady Wildcat softball team is up to bat for another season. With 12 players (eight returning), Head Coach Kenny Allen said the team has a “good mix” of upper- and lower-classmen. “It will be fun to watch the older girls start to lead our younger girls and (to) watch (the younger girls) get […]