Townsend earns OAA White honors

Townsend earns OAA White honors

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Voted on by the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) White Division coaches and released on March 19, Oxford Wildcats senior Trey Townsend was one of 12 players named to the All-OAA White team in boys’ basketball for his performance in the 2019-20 season. This is the second-straight All-League selection for […]

Popular teacher, coach joining Troy Athens football staff

Popular teacher, coach joining Troy Athens football staff

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer One of the most beloved figures to walk through the hallways of Oxford High School daily, the impact Dave Brown has had on countless Wildcat graduates is hard to calculate. A physical education and health teacher, Brown is also an assistant coach for Steve Laidlaw’s basketball program during the […]

Dinges, Morris earn league honors

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Announced on March 19, Oxford Wildcats senior Gabby Dinges and junior Emma Morris were among 17 from the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) White Division to receive All-League recognition in girls’ basketball. Morris, the Wildcats’ leading scorer at 13 points per game, was among 12 named to the All-OAA White […]

Fast Brake Auto students race for the brakes

Fast Brake Auto students race for the brakes

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Oxford High School’s Auto Technology I class had its annual brake competition last Tuesday morning, March 10. The auto shop teacher, Daniel Balsley, came up with the idea about 30 years ago as a way to motivate his students. Working on the shop’s vehicles on overhead lifts, and “bench […]

Screech Owl houses for Eagle Scout

Screech Owl houses for Eagle Scout

In February, Peter Burean, 17, completed his Eagle Scout project. He is a Life Scout in Troop 366 and currently serves as the Troop’s Senior Patrol Leader. His project was to construct and place screech owl houses along the Polly Ann Trail. Five houses were hung, three in the section of trail between Drahner and […]

Wildcats’ season ends in district semifinals

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Wildcats boys’ basketball team wrapped up their 2019-20 season with a 79-38 loss to the Clarkston Wolves in the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) District No. 5 semifinals at the Dan Fife Fieldhouse at Clarkston High School on March 11. The Oakland Activities Association (OAA) Red […]

Kids Count Coloring Contest winners

Kids Count Coloring Contest winners

Launched by communications and grants manager C.J. Carnacchio, the Charter Township of Oxford held their first ever “Kids Count Coloring Contest” to encourage and promote participation in the 2020 United States Census. Reminding residents all children count when it comes to gathering census information, the contest was open to all kindergarten-fifth grade students at Oxford […]

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