Trash talking, smiles and lots of hoops for annual alumni game

The Oxford Wildcats girls’ basketball program played their annual alumni game on Dec. 29 at the Ian Smith Gymnasium. Eight alums spanning 17 graduating classes from 2003 to 2019, as well as two assistant coaches, teamed up to battle the current varsity squad. While the game is purely for the sake of entertainment and fun, […]

Lady rollers take second at Imperial

The first action of the new decade for the Oxford Wildcats boys and girls bowling programs was at the Imperial Bowling Tournament at Imperial Lanes in Clinton Township on Jan. 4. Hosted by L’Anse Creuse North, the event featured 28 varsity boys teams and 21 on the girls’ side. The Wildcats entered two boys’ varsity […]

Icers face-off against Bloomfield Hills, Thursday

The Oxford Avondale United (OAU) icers are back from their winter hiatus and return to the rink tomorrow (Thursday). They’re bringing their 3-5 overall record (1-1 in league play) against Bloomfield Hills (2-2). Face-off is at 7 p.m., at the Detroit Skating Club. Prior to winter break the local team looked to string together back-to-back […]

Young grapplers hitting the mats

The Oxford Wildcats wrestling team traveled to Linden High School to participate in a season-opening quad on Dec. 11. With the New Lothrop Hornets – the No. 2 ranked team in Division IV – being added to the field this year, the Wildcats had their work cut out for them from the beginning. Facing the […]

‘Horrible shots’ doom Wildcats in 62-54 loss to LO

Last week was an up and down week for Oxford’s boys basketball team. They played two — won one big, but fell to cross-town rival, Lake Orion, rounding out the 2019 part of the season with a record of 2-1. With Christmas vacation in full swing, the Wildcats will next be in action on Jan. […]

Balls roll, pins fly — Cats take 3rd

Composed of a tough field, the Oxford Wildcats boys’ and girls’ bowling teams got their seasons rolling in the North Farmington Early Bird Tournament at Novi Bowl on Dec. 7. Finishing third among 21 competing schools, the Wildcats boys’ team posted a tournament high third game of 1,044. While this total jumps off the page, […]

LadyCats for the overtime win

Dropping their league-opener, 41-36, to the Troy Colts on the road on Dec. 17, the Oxford Lady Wildcats basketball team was eager to return to their home court. Able to put this loss behind them, the girls began their Christmas break in style by holding off the North Farmington Lady Raiders, 41-39, in overtime on […]

Icers pick up first league win

The boys first road contest of the season, the Oxford-Avondale United hockey program battled Utica-Ford United on Dec. 13 at Fraser Hockeyland. A penalty-riddled affair, Utica United ultimately prevailed 8-4 in what was OAU’s first game action in six days. Taking advantage of a deflection and a loose puck in front of the net, Utica […]

Oxford, Beaumont moving forward

Conducting their monthly meeting on Dec. 12, the Oxford Township Planning Commission voted, 7-0, to recommend the approval of a proposed Beaumont medical facility to the Township Board of Trustees. Set to be unveiled in two phases, Beaumont would first like to construct an up to three-story 100,000-square-foot ambulatory building as phase one, followed by […]

Moving forward with Oxford/Ray Road safety path

Holding their monthly meeting on Dec. 11, the Oxford Township board voted, 7-0, in favor of allocating $50,000 of their total 2019 fund balance for the survey and design work of a potential safety path along Oxford and Ray Roads. The motion was proposed by Treasurer Joe Ferrari, who is also the chairman of Oxford’s […]