‘Cats capture District trophy

‘Cats capture District trophy

Regionals this Saturday against Fenton High By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer On the heels of a 23-14 regular season, the Oxford Wildcat softball program began Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) District No. 4 play at Grand Blanc High School on June 5. The Wildcats’ first action came in the semifinal round, but the […]

Clarkston ends Oxford’s baseball season

Clarkston ends Oxford’s baseball season

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Playing their first game since May 29, the Oxford Wildcat baseball program fell to the Clarkston Wolves, 1-0, in a Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) District No. 31 semifinal at Lapeer High School on June 5. Like the Wildcats, Clarkston resides in the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) Red […]

Lauren Yankee Memorial Golf Outing a success

Lauren Yankee Memorial Golf Outing a success

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Held at Paint Creek Country Club over May 22 and 23, the Lauren Yankee Memorial Golf Outing was an experience everyone in attendance will remember, raising nearly $20,000. Yankee, a 2018 Oxford High School graduate, passed unexpectedly on December 29 from sudden heart arrhythmia in Valdosta, Georgia while traveling […]

Oxford man pens novel

Oxford man pens novel

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Few people can say they have penned a published novel, but one Oxford man, Larry Denninger, can add his name to this exclusive list. Residing in Oxford since 1999, Denninger’s self-published work, titled Songs for Clara, was released on May 10. Set in Denninger’s hometown of Rochester, New York […]

Wildcats set new single-season wins record

Wildcats set new single-season wins record

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Extending their win streak to a season-long nine games, the Oxford Wildcat baseball program posted a 6-0 record from May 24-29. This run of success brings the team’s 2021 record to 30-7 (11-4 Oakland Activities Association Red Division), surpassing the 1998 squad’s school record of 29 wins in a […]

Girls advance to district semifinals

Girls advance to district semifinals

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Improving to 12-2 in 2021 and extending their season-long win streak to eight games, the Oxford girls’ soccer team easily dispatched the Lakes Valley Conference’s Waterford Kettering Captains, 8-0, in a Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) District No. 6 quarterfinal on May 27 at Wildcat Stadium. Oxford will […]

Boosters enhance game day experience

Boosters enhance game day experience

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Being able to call Wildcat Stadium and the Ian Smith Gymnasium home, Oxford student-athletes are fortunate. It is clear Oxford High School places tremendous emphasis on providing exceptional facilities for their students to compete in, and accessible sightlines, state-of-the-art scoreboards, and a game day experience fans and the community […]

LAX advances to regional semifinals

LAX advances to regional semifinals

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Wrapping up their 2021 regular season at 5-6 (1-1 Oakland Activities Association White Division), the Oxford Wildcats boys’ lacrosse team began postseason play on May 21 by squaring off with the Saginaw Heritage Hawks, a member of the Saginaw Valley League, in the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) […]

‘Cats wrap up league play, Senior Day festivities

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Wildcats baseball program went 4-1 from May 17-22, improving their 2021 record to 24-7 (11-4 Oakland Activities Association Red Division). To begin their week, the Wildcats played their final league series of the season, which came against the Stoney Creek Cougars. Playing the first two games of […]

Wildcats sweep another league series

Wildcats sweep another league series

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Wildcats baseball program posted a 5-1 record from May 10-15 to improve to 20-6 (9-3 Oakland Activities Association Red Division) in 2021. The first three games of the week were the league tilts, a sweep of the Rochester Falcons. In the May 10 battle, which took place […]