Cheer squad continuing last season’s success

The reigning Oakland Activities Association (OAA) White champions, the Oxford Wildcats cheer program took two major steps toward replicating that success this season. First, the program hosted their annual “Mardi Gras Invitational” on Jan. 11, a theme that dates to the previous coaching regime in 2009, according to head coach Alanna Weber. Competing against seven […]

Supervisor won’t seek another term

Supervisor won’t seek another term

Leaving it much better than he found it Things have changed since William “Bill” Dunn was appointed Supervisor of Oxford Township, on June 23, 1999 by a 3-2 vote of the township board — notably the public’s preception of township government. When appointed, Dunn was the sixth person in 10 years to be supervisor. On […]

Riding defense to a strong start

Showing no lingering effects from a 19-day gap between games, the Oxford Wildcats ran past the Rochester Falcons, 57-40, at Rochester High School in their return to the court on Jan. 7. Happy to get back to their winning ways after having their loss to the rival Lake Orion Dragons hanging over their heads during […]

Ker-plunk! Wildcats lose league opener

In many ways, the 2019-20 season is a realization of how far the Oxford Wildcats boys’ swimming and diving programs have come. “We made the move up to the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) Red division this season, which has been our goal for the last few years,” head coach Jackie Rank shared. With the step […]

League losses for Ladies

Beginning the post-Christmas break portion of their schedule with their second consecutive home game, the Oxford Lady Wildcats basketball team hosted the Troy Athens Red Hawks on Jan. 7. With star junior guard Mackenzie Methner sidelined by a right foot injury, the Wildcats hung with the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) White-leading Red Hawks in the […]

Icers fall hard against Hawks

In their first game action of the new calendar year, the Oxford-Avondale United hockey program took to the ice at the Detroit Skating Club to battle the Bloomfield Hills Black Hawks on Jan. 9. The result of an interesting scheduling quirk, this was OAU’s second time facing the Black Hawks in as many Oakland Activities […]

New voting location for some Oxford residents

Almost 5,000 registered voters in Oxford are on notice: If you’re in precinct 2 or 7, don’t cast your vote at your old polling station. Beginning with the March 10 Presidential Primary, Oxford voters in those precincts will no longer vote in Oxford Elementary School. Moving forward, Precinct 2 voters will use the Oxford Village […]

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 […]