Lady Cats post first win of season

Oxford’s varsity girls basketball team finally broke through to the win column. They walked out of their game against Southfield on Friday, Dec. 17 with a 41-33 victory over the Blue Jays. ‘Our girls had a good vibe during warm-ups that carried over to the game,? head coach Al Poynter said. Unlike previous games where […]

Boys swim team earns 1st win

The boys varsity swim team earned their first victory of the season when they defeated Southfield Lathrup 138-37 in a tri-meet at Rochester Stoney Creek on Thursday, Dec. 9. Unfortunately, they lost to Rochester Stoney Creek 123-57. Swim coach Jackie Rank said she was happy with the results due to only one-third of the team […]

Grapplers finish second at county tournament

Oxford reminded everyone why it was a wrestling powerhouse in Oakland County as they finished the 51st annual Oakland County Tournament with four winners. The two day tournament, held on Friday, Dec. 17 and Saturday, Dec. 18 was won by Novi Detroit Catholic Central with 343.5 points, but the Wildcats were nipping at their heels, […]

Hoopsters beat Dragons; first time in 27 years

Losing streaks come and go all the time. A team might lose two, three, four games in a row before their next victory. But in the case of the Oxford Wildcats varsity boys basketball team, a win against Lake Orion on the basketball court has not happened since 1983. The 27 year drought is over […]

Mixed bag for bowlers

It was a mixed bag of results when the varsity bowling teams traveled down to Ferndale to take on the Eagles Dec. 17. The girls defeated the Eagles 25 and a half to four and a half, while the boys lost by the same score. After losing the first baker game 148 to 143, they […]

Hail to the champs!

2010 was a great year to be a seventh-grade girl who loves playing basketball. Not only did the middle school team go undefeated, but a group of eight seventh-grade girls took their skills up to Cage Sports in Swartz Creek and dominated the competition. Playing for the Oxford Lightning, a middle school program that started […]

OES experiences the marketplace

Fifth-graders in Kristen Rhoades class at Oxford Elementery School received some first hand experience on product development and marketing from members of Oxford High School’s DECA Club. Emily Garavaglia and Leigh Nacy spent several weeks with the class helping them developing products for Market Day, which took place on Friday, Dec. 10 as part of […]

Residents discover the benefits of spring season walking

The U.S. surgeon general recommends at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise daily to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Local Clarkston residents are doing just that by taking advantage of the warmer weather and hitting the pavement, no matter the age or physical activity level. Walking has been found to be a very successful cardiovascular […]

Oakhurst charity event helps support ‘Fallen Heroes?

Not even near record-breaking rainfall could keep area residents and businesses from supporting an important cause when the challenge arose. The second annual Michigan Fallen Heroes Memorial Charity Golf Event at Oakhurst Country Club in Clarkston on May 24 raised $3,000 to support the statue saluting public service officers and another $1,000 to the family […]