X-country teams strive to compete in state finals

The Wildcats cross country teams are looking to inch ahead of the competition this season. With 24 boys and 31 girls on the cross country roster, Coach Norman Petersimes said the team as a whole has hit the track running. With state finals currently set for early November, Petersimes said his team hasn’t wasted a […]

Cats fall in Southfield

By Dan Shriner Football Correspondent After four games on the road, Oxford is coming home this week in the hopes that improved play will bring some wins. Last week, the Wildcats lost 32-12 at Southfield A&T in a game that saw the Warriors rely on big plays in the second half, outscoring Oxford 24-6 in […]

One win, two losses for Oxford’s tennis team

The Wildcats Varsity Tennis team started off last week strong in a game against Southfield A&T, but ultimately ended it with losses against Lake Orion and Farmington. On Sept. 15, the Cats fell to the Lake Orion Dragons with an 8-0 score. A good effort was shown by Lauren Opalewski at #1 Singles and Trevor […]

Booters lose to Bloomfield Hills, tie Fenton

The Wildcats varsity soccer team took a 4-0 loss against Bloomfield Hills on Sept. 12, but tied with the Tigers of Fenton Sept. 14. The first half was a back and forth affair with numerous chances from both sides. Fenton would get on the board first only to have the Wildcats score on a free […]

Swim team sinks Ferndale

Ferndale High School hosted Oxford on Sept. 14 in an OAA Blue Division Dual Meet. Oxford came out on top with a 133-45 score and is now 2-0 in the league and 3-0 overall. The results were as follows: In the 200 Medley Relay, Oxford’s A Relay of freshman Peyton Bailey, Nellie Charnstrom, junior Claire […]

First half? Strong! Second? Ugh!

By Dan Shriner Football Correspondent ROCHESTER HILLS – Coach Bud Rowley knows there are no shortcuts when it comes to playing Oxford-style football. The Wildcats met undefeated Rochester Adams on Friday night and gave the Highlanders all they could handle in the first half before falling 33-13 in an OAA Red Division battle. The halftime […]

X-country team wins first jamboree of season

By Heather Smith Special to the Leader The Oxford Cross Country Wildcats were in fine form Wednesday, September 6 as the varsity boys won the first OAA Red Jamboree of the season held at Bloomer Park in Rochester. Varsity Assistant Coach Don Richmond shared, “My records show that since joining the OAA in 2010, our […]

Booters fall to Dragons, Adams

It was a rough week for the Wildcats Boys Varsity soccer team, following losses against Lake Orion and Rochester Adams. On September 7, the Wildcat Boys Varsity soccer team fell to Lake Orion 4-2. Oxford traveled the short trip down M-24 to Lake Orion to take on the Dragons in an OAA White matchup. The […]

Spikers drop three

A Sept. 6 quad meet held on the home court led to multiple losses for the Lady Wildcats volleyball team. Oxford lost to Clarkston, Flushing and North Branch. The team first fell to the Clarkston Wolves 2-0. McKenzie Miller led the team with 15 digs and Elle Wright led the team with four kills. The […]

Wildcats tennis team takes fourth at quad tournament

Oxford Varsity Tennis took fourth place at the 2017 Eisenhower Varsity Quad Tournament on Saturday, September 9. Junior Lauren Opalewski turned in a standout performance for Oxford by taking second place at #1 Singles. Opalewski notched victories at #1 Singles over Eisenhower (6-2, 6-1) and Chippewa Valley (6-3, 6-2). Oxford also had a strong performance […]