Library gets ready for another summer of movies

Don’t be surprised if the smell of fresh popcorn greets you at the Independence Township Library; it’s just a sure sign that this summer’s ‘Matinee Movies? are back in full swing. Starting Wednesday, June 2, the library will once again host the summer movie series. From June until August, a new movie will premiere in […]

SMS creates birthday parties for those in need in Clarkston

Gift bags, balloons and 800 pieces of cake filled the cafeteria at Sashabaw Middle School on May 19 as the school hosted a unique birthday celebration. However, the party wasn’t for anyone in the school. In fact, it wasn’t for anyone they knew at all. SMS recently paired up with the Lighthouse of Clarkston to […]

Grapplers sweep Oxford Invite

Oxford wrestlers survived a couple of grueling matches to sweep the annual Oxford Invite on Wednesday, Dec. 29. After breezing through their first three matches against Livonia Franklin (49-18), the Holly B team (69-12) and Durand (60-18), the Wildcats had to hold on to beat Lake Fenton 32-31 and come from behind to beat Hudson […]

Rayner kicks career-long 55-yard field goal

Oxford native Dave Rayner ended the Detroit Lions season with a bang, kicking a career-long 55-yard field goal in the Lions 20-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, Jan. 2. His career long kick put the Lion’s up 3-0 with 6:39 left in the second quarter, capping off an eight play, 32 yard drive. […]

Hands-on activities enrich fine arts at Pine Knob Elementary

It isn’t every day that students get to learn the latest hip-hop dance moves right along with their teachers. That was the idea behind Pine Knob Elementary’s Fine Arts Day on May 19. Designed to be an ‘in-house field trip? sponsored by PKE’s PTA, the day presented different fine art fields along larger group presentations […]

Icers score another win, stay undefeated in OAA

The varsity Wildcat hockey team wasted little time getting back on track from Christmas vacation with a 4-2 victory over Royal Oak on Wednesday, Dec. 29. Sophomore Stephen Fritz led the Wildcats in scoring with three assists, while senior Tim Perks contributed two goals. Junior Dean Couwlier and senior Nick Hocker got Oxford out to […]

Solid effort, but bowlers lose out in Davison

The Davison Doubles tournament wasn’t as kind to the varsity bowlers has it has been in years past. Held in Flint, the Wildcats were only able to get one team of mixed doubles competition out of the qualifying round, and they were quickly bounced in the first round. Junior Heather Lafnear and senior Kevin Rein […]

China visit yields three more sister schools

Oxford Community Schools (OCS) can add three more Chinese middle and high schools to its family tree. During OCS Superintendent Dr. William Skilling visit to China from Dec. 8-20, he signed three additional sister school agreements with Xiamen Jimei Middle School, Number One Middle School of Quanzthou and Number One High School of Zhangzhou. ‘I […]

Split week for hoopsters in OAA Blue

The varsity boys basketball team split their first two Oakland Activities Association blue division games this week against Birmingham Groves and Bloomfield Hills Lasher. A strong second half against Groves on Friday, Jan. 7 propelled Oxford to it’s first ever OAA blue division win. They outscored Groves 29-17 in the second half to cruise to […]

Road games troublesome for icers

The varsity hockey team stepped out of Oakland Activities Association play and traveled to northern Michigan for two games against quality opponents in Gaylord and Mt. Pleasant. Oxford lost 4-2 to Gaylord on Jan. 7. Tim Perks gave Oxford the 1-0 lead when he scored shorthanded while Gaylord was on the power play. Gaylord responded […]