Keenist resigns; replacement sought

The Oxford Board of Education is seeking to appoint a new board member in light of the announcement at the April 16 board meeting that Trustee Bill Keenist was resigning from his position effective May 1. Interested applicants can e-mail a ‘letter of interest? to Supt. Dr. William Skilling at or stop at the […]

Stephan Henning named ‘Coach of the Year?

After leading his team in his first year as head coach to district finals and claiming a league title for the first time in 30 years, accolades keep coming in for Oxford Boys Varsity Basketball Coach Stephan Henning. Henning was recently named ‘Coach of the Year in the OAA Blue Division,? ‘All Detroit North Coach […]

‘Excellence? is the goal of track and field

With so many extra-curricular activities offered to students these days, Coach Matt Johnson is having a hard time filling his girls? track team. ‘It’s sad to say but it’s hard having the girls spread out so thin,? he said. With a squad of 36 total girls, Johnson said he’s going to have to get creative. […]

Golf coach expects much from veteran team

With all veteran returnee players, Coach Terry Kelley expects a lot out of his Boys Varsity Golf team. ‘Our top four are absolutely solid and we have four fighting for those last two regular positions,? noted Kelley. ‘I look for us to do well in our league even though our league is going to be […]

Coach says boys lacrosse is ‘better overall?

It’s been a tough start for the boys varsity lacrosse team being five weeks into the season and having only played one game due to poor weather conditions. ‘I have a 16 game schedule coming back from the break, playing three times a week which means we don’t get a lot of time to improve […]

Oxford Wildcat takes part in panel at Sony Open

Not many 16 year-olds get to fly to another state and speak as a guest-member panelist and ‘rub elbows? with a group of nationwide company execs or former sports ‘big-wigs,? but Oxford High School Junior Tyler Kwapis is one of those few. As one of only 10 youth council members for the Fuel Up to […]

Oxford Invite was ‘really smooth,? coach says

The Oxford Invitational held last Saturday ‘went really smooth,? according to Track & Field Head Coach Matt Johnson. ‘It went really well, the meet went smooth and actually stayed on time and on track,? he said. ‘There were a lot of good times despite the heavy wind.? The Oxford Boys placed eighth and the girls […]

Lady booters score another win

The Lady Wildcats earned their third OAA White Division win on the soccer field with a 2-1 win against Birmingham Groves on April 24. ‘The game wasn’t easy as the Lady Cats went down 1-0 20 minutes in on a win manipulated 40 yard bomb after the Wildcats had missed several crosses near the goal […]

Tough start for softball

After five double-headers last week, the Lady Wildcat varsity softball team stands 1-9. The team played Troy High School on April 24 where they lost two. Game 1 was a 3-2 loss. Maddy Dinges went 1-3, Skye Donaldson 1-3, Logan Medel went 2-3 with 1 RBI, Alicia Aguilar 1 RBI. Game 2 was 16-1 loss […]

Twenty-four OHS students sign to play college athletics

By Trevor Keiser Leader Staff Writer Twenty-four athletes in one year is the biggest group to sign to play at the college level from Oxford, according Athletic Director Mike Watson, who held one final ceremony for all college athlete signers on April 16. ‘That’s more (signers) than any time I’ve been here,? noted Watson. ‘I […]