OMS X-country team goes undefeated

They’re not even high school freshmen yet, but they put the Wildcat name on the map this fall. The Oxford Middle School boys’ varsity cross country team went undefeated this season, taking the number one slot in every meet they competed in. Races the boys won include the North Oakland County League Championships, the Lapeer […]

Wildcat tennis players named all-league

Though their season is over, Oxford’s tennis players are still getting the recognition they were aiming for at the beginning of the semester. Four of the team’s players were named to the All-League team and the team was selected as an All-State, All-Academic team. The players who receive this recognition are chosen by OAA coaches. […]

Equestrian team earns reserve state championship

By Liz Shepard — Special to the Leader After coming off of back-to-back state championships, the Oxford High School Equestrian Team ended it’s 2018 season by earning the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association Division A Reserve State Championship. The riders and horses ended their season Oct. 14 at the Midland County Fairgrounds with 335 points, second to […]

Cats end season stomping Athens

Oxford’s varsity football squad put a giant exclamation point at the end of its regular season Friday night. The Wildcats stomped Troy Athens 35-0. What a difference a year makes. Last year, Oxford finished the season 2-7. This year, the team is 7-2 and heading into the playoffs. Oxford’s dramatic turnaround shocked many, but not […]

Strong showing for runners at OAA red championships

The regular season came to an end on Oct. 17 for Oxford’s long distance runners at the OAA red division championship meet. Finishing the season strong, the Wildcats made a solid showing at the race. The boys started off the meet with a 5,000-meter race, during which a few Wildcats finished near the front. Rounding […]

Loss to Adams ends post-season play for soccer

Oxford’s boys ended the soccer season with a tough 3-0 loss to Rochester Adams in the team’s first game of district play. The Wildcats took the loss on their home field, making a rather bittersweet end to the season for the team’s eight seniors. Head Coach John Thaler took to Twitter to bid farewell to […]

Swimmers end regular season with win

Oxford’s swimmers ended their regular season on Oct. 16 by defeating Royal Oak 119-67. Not only did the Wildcats secure a victory, they claimed first in every event during the meet. The win was particularly meaningful for the team’s seniors, who swam at home for the last time as Wildcats. In the 200 Medley Relay, […]

Spikers take second in tournament

In their last tournament of the season, Oxford’s volleyball team took second-place accolades by triumphing over many of the teams present. Head Coach Brian Kim said the placement made for a “strong” finish for the ladies. In the first round of the tournament, Oxford went 3-1. The Wildcats overcame Country Day 2-0 with scores of […]

Booters blank Ferndale 6-0

During homecoming week, Oxford’s soccer team competed in two matches. One ended in a draw, while the other saw the Wildcats stomp out Ferndale. The Wildcats stunned Ferndale on the blue turf 6-0 on Oct. 11 during senior night. Senior night honored midfielder Cavan Vince, defender Jesus Escalante, forward Brent Bayley, midfielder Oscar  Garcia, midfielder […]

Dragons top Cats in the pool

After a close meet, the Wildcat swimmers lost to rivals Lake Orion 97-89 on Oct. 11. As the swimmers have all season, they managed to pick up quick times and set season records despite losing the overall competition. In the 200 Medley Relay, Oxford picked up second with a time of 1:56.38. The A Relay […]