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 […]

Sewer rates to increase for Oxford Township residents

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer During their regular, monthly meeting on February 10, the Oxford Township Board of Trustees voted, 7-0, to increase the quarterly flat rate for non-metered sewer customers to $110 per Residential Equivalent Unit (REU), beginning with the April 2021 bill. An REU is a unit of measurement, equal to the […]

Use of Force

Use of Force

Training places officers in high-pressure, real life situations By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Rotating in one-hour sessions, members of the Village of Oxford Police Department underwent a “Use of Force” training seminar on Friday, February 19. Ran by Reserve Sergeant Brian Schick, the training utilized a large projector screen and high-definition computer software to […]

Food truck ordinance passed in Oxford

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Their second of the calendar year, the Oxford Township Board of Trustees held their regular meeting on Wednesday, February 10, which was conducted remotely via Zoom video conference. Headed by Supervisor Jack Curtis, the meeting, as usual, featured Trustees Rod Charles, Bill Dunn, Jon Nold, and Margie Payne, Treasurer […]

Overcomes 11-point second-half deficit

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer After trailing by two points at the halftime break, the Oxford Wildcats girls’ basketball team found themselves looking up at an 11-point deficit midway through the third quarter of their game with the Berkley Bears at the Ian Smith Gymnasium on February 18. Maintaining their composure, the Wildcats were […]

Wildcats drop pair of games

Wildcats drop pair of games

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Initially scheduled for a three-game week, the Oxford Wildcats boys’ basketball team’s tilt with the Troy Athens Red Hawks at the Ian Smith Gymnasium on February 16 was postponed due to inclement weather, leaving the program with just two games last week, both on the road. On February 19, […]

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