Busting boards for charity

Full disclosure: the writer of this story is an instructor at PKSA – Oxford John Stouffer, a second-degree black belt and instructor at PKSA (Professional Karate Schools of America) – Oxford, remembers the first time he and his son Johnny broke boards back in 2011. “He slept with the board that night,” Stouffer said. John […]

Swim team downs Rochester 105-80

They had mentally prepared for a tie, but the boys’ swim and dive team overcame Rochester 105-80 on Dec. 13. Head Coach Jackie Rank was especially proud of the growth the team is showing so early in the season. “More important than the check in the win column is the overall improvement that we saw […]

Back to back wins for bowlers

Both of Oxford’s bowling teams put more W’s in the books this week against Clarkston and Troy Athens. Neither team were any match for the Wildcats. On Dec. 15, Clarkston came to Oxford with the hopes of winning. But, the Wildcats defeated both Clarkston teams 19-11. In the ladies’ game, junior Megan Armbruster bowled exceptionally […]

Three more losses for OA hockey

It looks like Oxford-Avondale United hockey just can’t catch a break this season. Last week, the boys dropped three more games against Grand Blanc, Bloomfield Hills and Port Huron. On Dec. 16, the boys lost with their widest margin of the week when Bloomfield Hills overcame them 8-0. After Bloomfield just got one point on […]

Public Safety Dec. 19, 2018

Teenager runs away Two Oxford parents called Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies on the evening of Dec. 11 to report that their 17-year-old daughter had ran away. According to the report, the parents told officers they had seen their daughter the evening before and had woken up that morning to a note from her saying that […]

OHS musicians to put on jazz show

Jazz, especially live jazz, is always a surprise. Musicians who play music’s most rebellious genre pride themselves on being able to turn a song on its head, and Oxford High School’s jazz program teaches students that skill. Six OHS students from the jazz band, who make up the Jazz Combo, will be putting on a […]

Wildcat alum debuts first mystery novel

She was known as Terry Lee around the halls of Oxford High, but that’s not the case these days.  Now married, the former Wildcat goes by Amanda Leeber and is celebrating the release of her first book, “Behind the Painting.” Released on Dec. 1, the book was published independently. “Behind the Painting” follows the protagonist, […]

Downtown bar collects food for FISH

What started as a customer appreciation party 18 years ago has turned into a way to give back to the community in a big way once a year. Mike Phipps, owner of the Oxford Tap, uses a night in December every year to thank his loyal customers by doing things like giving away free appetizers […]

DECA project teaches Clear Lakers about finances

Before they go off and make futures for themselves, three Oxford High School students are trying to help out some younger Wildcats when it comes to understanding the almighty dollar. Seniors Chloe Allen and Anna Peruski along with junior Sarah Tyrrell used their group project for Oxford High’s DECA, or Distribution Education Clubs of America, […]

Grapplers win first-ever dual meet held during school hours

Starting of the season with an Oxford fist, the Wildcat wrestlers are back at it and aren’t messing around. On Dec. 5, the wrestlers started their season off with a bang, earning back-to-back triumphs against Airport and John Glenn. The dual meet was a first for Oxford Athletics as the first half was held during […]

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