Slide vandalized in Depot Park

Bob Pursley of Clarkston’s DPW reported at the June 28 Clarkston City Council meeting that a slide in Depot Park was vandalized by two young adults after the June 25 ‘Concert in the Park.? A member of the DPW staff tried to catch the vandals, but was unsuccessful. The broken section was being removed on […]

Chinese delegates visit elementary schools

Oxford Community Schools hosted some special guests this week as Chinese delegates toured the district to study the American education system. Twenty-one representatives spent Monday, Dec. 6 touring the district’s three Chinese language elementary schools — Daniel Axford, Clear Lake and Oxford Elementary. The delegates consisted of some of the best and brightest teachers in […]

Next stop: Costa Rica!

Parents who are looking for an educational experience this summer for their eighth grade students should talk to Oxford Middle School teacher Jorge Gomez. Gomez, the eighth-grade Spanish teacher at OMS and Oxford High School science teacher Kelly Bollman will be heading up an educational field trip to Costa Rica from July 20-29, 2011. The […]

Girls finish fifth, boys seventh in Novi bowling tournament

The bowling season got underway as the varsity teams traveled down to Novi to compete in a tournament Dec. 5. Slow starts in the baker round doomed both teams for top finishes, but their resolve propelled them to solid top ten finishes. The girls finished fifth, while the boys were in seventh. A top score […]

Icers freeze-out Midland-Dow

The varsity hockey team rebounded from their first loss of the young season to defeat Midland-Dow 4-1 on Wednesday, Dec. 1. Junior Nick Hocker got the crowd going early, scoring two goals in the first period, one shorthanded and assisting on senior Matt Reid’s goal, the fourth of the night for the Wildcats. Sophomore Brennen […]

Hoopsters dunked by Okemos

The Varsity boys basketball season got off to a rough start as they were trounced by Okemos 75-40 on Monday, Dec. 6. After falling behind 27-15 at the end of the first quarter, Oxford clawed their way back in it, cutting the lead to 31-23 with two minutes left in the second quarter. Then everything […]

Slow start spells defeat for Lady Cats

Slow starts spelled doom for the Oxford varsity girls basketball team in their losses last season. Another slow start against Brandon on Friday, Dec. 3 equaled defeat as the Wildcats lost to the Blackhawks 35-29 in their opening game of the season. Oxford found itself down 14-4 by the end of the first quarter and […]

Cheer squad scores well at Novi competition

Final placements were not the priority at the Novi Fire Up competition the varsity cheer squad participated in on Saturday, Dec. 4. In a warm-up for the season, the cheer squad group preformed their routines for the first two rounds and was among eight teams that chose not to participate in the third and final […]

Debut concert in park brings out residents

‘C’mon people, do you wanna dance? Let’s take it up another notch!? With the rain holding off and the temperature not rising too high, Atlantez Salsa kept the crowd of more than 800 at Depot Park entertained on June 18 for the debut performance of the 2004 ‘Concerts in the Park? series in downtown Clarkston. […]

Big win at Big House!

Members and coaches of Oxford’s varsity hockey team got a once in a lifetime experience this week as they played an outdoor hockey game at college football’s largest stadium. The Wildcat varsity hockey team shook off their early nerves and came back to defeat Troy 4-1 in front of 500 fans at the Big House […]