Line adds Ghiaciuc, Groedl to gridiron coaching staff

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Second-year head football coach Zach Line has made two additions to his staff, adding Eric Ghiaciuc as a volunteer working with the offensive line and Brandon Groedl as his tight ends coach. Ghiaciuc, a 2000 Oxford High School graduate, played three seasons of varsity football for Bud Rowley and […]

Recognizing Oxford’s senior wrestlers

Recognizing Oxford’s senior wrestlers

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer During their February 27 quad with the Croswell-Lexington Pioneers, New Boston Huron Chiefs, and Walled Lake Western Knights, the Oxford Wildcats wrestling program, led by head coach Ross Wingert, held their annual Senior Appreciation Day. This ceremony not only recognizes the young men for all they have given to […]

Divison title on ice

Divison title on ice

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Rounding out their regular season at 11-2 (6-1 Oakland Activities Association White Division), the Oxford Avondale United (OAU) hockey program captured the division title, finishing one game ahead of the Bloomfield Hills Black Hawks (6-6, 4-2) in the loss column in the league standings. Third-year head coach Derek Billis […]

Grapplers capture second-straight division title

Grapplers capture second-straight division title

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer There are few constants in life, but one nearly constant occurrence is the Oxford Wildcat wrestling program claiming their league championship. On February 24, the program captured their second-straight Oakland Activities Association (OAA) Red Division title. Dating to 2007, when the school resided in the Flint Metro League (FML), […]

Boys win one game, drop two

Boys win one game, drop two

  By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Steve Laidlaw’s boys’ basketball program played three Oakland Activities Association (OAA) Blue Division games from March 2-5, winning the first and dropping the latter two to bring their season record to 4-7 (1-4). The victory came on March 2 at the Ian Smith Gymnasium over the Birmingham Seaholm […]

Girls improve to 7-3

Girls improve to 7-3

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Improving to 7-3 (5-2 Oakland Activities Association Blue Division), the Oxford Wildcats girls’ basketball team posted a 2-1 record from March 1-5. The action began with a road trip to Berkley High School on March 1, a game the Bears won, 27-24. Oxford held an eight-point lead, 20-12, at […]

Hockey program takes major step toward league title

Hockey program takes major step toward league title

  By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Improving to 8-1 (4-1 Oakland Activities Association White Division), the Oxford Avondale United (OAU) hockey program won all three games they played from February 23-27, including a key league victory to round out their week. Beginning their week with a trip to the Farmington Hills Arena to battle […]

Boys bounce back after three losses, beat Brandon

Boys bounce back after three losses, beat Brandon

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Falling to the Romeo Bulldogs, 45-43, on a 3-pointer with less than two seconds to play, the Oxford Wildcats boys’ basketball team returned to the Ian Smith Gymnasium on February 22 to battle the Rochester Adams Highlanders, a member of the Oakland Activities Association’s (OAA) White Division. Leading by […]

Wildcat swimmers off to 4-2 start

Wildcat swimmers off to 4-2 start

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Through their first six dual meets, the Oxford Wildcats boys’ swimming and diving program, led by head coach Jackie Rank, is off to a 4-2 start, featuring victories over the Berkley Bears, Lake Orion Dragons, and Royal Oak Ravens, all of whom are fellow Oakland Activities Association (OAA) White […]

Four-game winning streak for girls’

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Improving to 5-2 (4-1 Oakland Activities Association Blue Division), the Oxford Wildcats girls’ basketball team won all three games they played from February 23-26. Dating to their February 18 victory over the Berkley Bears, this run of success extended the team’s season-long win streak to four games. Following a […]