Oxford Township receives COVID-19 Response Grant

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer On September 23, Oxford Township was awarded a $6,178 COVID-19 Response Grant from the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL). Per Township Communications and Grants Manager C.J. Carnacchio, who completed and submitted the application on September 9, the grant covers election-related expenses incurred from June 15 through the […]

Meijer, Oxford Police join forces to benefit local schools

Meijer, Oxford Police join forces to benefit local schools

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Well-known for their “Shop with a Hero” event each Christmas, the Village of Oxford Police do a tremendous job of taking care of our local children. On Tuesday, October 6, the officers performed another good deed, dropping off outdoor sports equipment, such as kickballs, footballs, and basketballs, at Daniel […]

Law & Order

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer  Large cuts on the sidewall  At 9:10 a.m. on October 9, Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Dunlap Circle for a report of malicious destruction of property. The caller, a 35-year-old man who lives at the residence, directed deputies to his black 2006 Chevrolet HHR, parked in the […]

Soccer captures OAA White championship

Soccer captures OAA White championship

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer On Thursday, October 8, the Oxford Wildcats boys’ soccer team defeated the Avondale Yellow Jackets, 2-1, to clinch the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) White Division title. Posting a 5-4-2 (4-0 OAA White) record, the division title is the program’s first since 2015-16. Impressively, this championship came in head coach […]

West Bloomfield rolls over Oxford, 45-0

West Bloomfield rolls over  Oxford, 45-0

Wildcats host North Farmington next By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer In their second road game of the 2020 season, the Oxford Wildcats traveled to West Bloomfield to battle the Lakers on October 9. Racing out to a three-score lead after one quarter of play, West Bloomfield, considered by many to be one of the […]

Golfers finish 3rd in division

Golfers finish 3rd in division

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer In their final regular season match and last tune-up for Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) regional play, the Oxford Wildcats defeated the Avondale Yellow Jackets, 201-231, on Monday, October 5 at Metamora Golf & Country Club. Freshman Keira Billis, as she has done throughout the season, led the […]

Arrested going wrong way on M-24

At 9 p.m. on October 4, Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were alerted of an older model white van, identified as a 1990 Dodge Ram van, traveling northbound on S. Lapeer Road. According to witness statements, the van was driving all over the road, striking construction barrels, and had rear-ended another vehicle and fled the scene. […]

925 Social opens doors to OHS students on Friday nights

925 Social opens doors to OHS students on Friday nights

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The Class of 2021 seniors are experiencing something unprecedented. Normally, attending high school football games is a no-brainer for most students and a popular social activity to kick off the weekend. This fall, however, citing concerns over the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), admittance to football games around the […]

Looking to finish program’s 25th season with a bang

Looking to finish program’s 25th season with a bang

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Traveling to the Goodrich Country Club to battle the Brandon Blackhawks on September 30, sixth-year head coach Gretchen Gabler comprised her varsity lineup entirely of freshmen, something she had not done this season. Exemplifying yet another reason to be optimistic about the 2024 class, the Wildcats defeated Brandon by […]

Long drive propels Oxford gridders past Oak Park

Long drive propels Oxford gridders past Oak Park

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Continuing their trend of being a second-half team, Oxford rallied past the Oak Park Knights, 14-13, at Wildcat Stadium on October 2 to improve to 2-1 (1-1 Oakland Activities Association Red). The loss drops Oak Park, who entered the season ranked No. 10 in the MLive Preseason Top-50, to […]