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 […]

Starting with a bang

Beginning their campaign with a road tilt, the revamped Oxford Wildcats boys’ basketball team traveled to battle the Walled Lake Central Vikings on Dec. 12. Widening the margin in the second half, the Wildcats rolled to a 59-36 victory. Perhaps battling some first game of the season nerves, Oxford found themselves down, 8-2 and 11-6, […]

Swimmers making a splash

Hosting the Royal Oak Ravens on Dec. 12, the Oxford Wildcats boys’ swim and dive team began their season with a 102-81 victory. Winning nine of the 12 events as a team, Wildcats junior Nolan May was part of three, first-place finishes for the night. Claiming both the 200-yard individual medley and the 100-yard backstroke […]

Ladycats respond well to first taste of adversity

Their second Oakland Activities Association Red Division opponent of the season, the Oxford Lady Wildcats basketball team hit the road to battle the Birmingham Groves Falcons on Dec. 10. A high-scoring affair featuring strong shooting and takes to the rim on both sides, the Wildcats were able to keep it close for the first quarter-and-a-half […]

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