Pick it clean!

Pick it clean!

Part of Addison Township’s Spring Cleanup, Twp. Supervisor Bruce Pearson (left) and Leonard Village President Mike McDonald helped clear the back roads of several large dumped items last week.

Seniors celebrate last day, other year-end events

Seniors celebrate last day, other year-end events

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Last Wednesday, May 5 was the seniors’ last day at Oxford High School. They woke up dark and early to watch the sunrise over Wildcat Stadium. The Class of 2021 enjoyed a last breakfast together and picked up their caps and gowns. During the last hour of the shortened […]

Some M-24 updates

Some M-24 updates

The downtown streetscape work is taking a pause this week to do some work in Lake Orion. So far, all the trees are planted, the decorative fencing around the trees are installed as well as the benches, bike racks, trash cans, tables and chairs. Most signs are in, including the pedestrian island warning signs. “We […]

Championship games start Friday

Championship games start Friday

Cats 4-0 in league play By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Dating to their doubleheader split with the Chippewa Valley Big Reds on April 23, the Oxford Wildcats softball program has won six-straight games, bringing their 2021 record to 15-5 (4-0 Oakland Activities Association Red Division). Occupying first-place in their division, the Wildcats, who are […]

Wildcats sweep Clarkston, ready for doubleheader today

Wildcats sweep Clarkston, ready for doubleheader today

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Wildcat baseball program swept the Clarkston Wolves in their third league series of the season on May 3 and 4. Improving to 15-5 (6-3 Oakland Activities Association Red Division), the Wildcats scored 33 runs in the three-game set. Originally planning to play a doubleheader at Clarkston on […]

Going to the Nationals!

Going to the Nationals!

This weekend, Oxford Wildcat Sophomore grappler Koen Eberhard was dual runner-up in both freestyle and greco at the Michigan State Tournament. This qualifies Koen in both styles for nationals in Fargo North Dakota! And, from the Wrestling Twitter Page, “Respect the throwback singlet!”

3rd Coast Sanctuary rescues wild mustangs

3rd Coast Sanctuary rescues wild mustangs

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer HORSE COUNTRY – The Bureau of Land Management routinely captures wild horses to manager their population and make room for cattle ranching and fracking on public lands. Horses that aren’t auctioned off often end up sent to slaughter for meat. “These horses have been here for hundreds of years […]

‘Little Women’ on stage at OHS

‘Little Women’ on stage at OHS

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Into the Woods was set to open at Oxford High School March 19, 2020, mere days after the coronavirus shut everything down. More than a year later, Rapunzel’s tower is still standing backstage. But it’s about to be upstaged by another show: Little Women, the Broadway musical based on […]

Covid vaccine clinic coming to OXFD

On May 18 and June 8, Oxford Fire Station #1, located at 96 N. Washington St., will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pre-registered and walk-in appointments will both be available. May 18 is for the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine and June 8 is for the second dose. […]

Win streak up to 4

Win streak up to 4

Armada up on Thursday By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Extending their win streak to four games, which matches their season-long, the Oxford Wildcats girls’ soccer program picked up two more Oakland Activities Association (OAA) White Division victories, topping the Birmingham Seaholm Maples, 3-0, on May 4 and the Farmington Falcons, 8-0, on May 6. […]

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