Athlete of the Week: Janelle Grech

Athlete of the Week: Janelle Grech

This week’s Athlete of the Week is Janelle Grech. Senior and Captain of the Girl’s Golf Team. Janelle carded a personal best of 80 at OAA #2. She finished 3rd individual overall. Congratulations Janelle Grech on earning a much deserved Athlete of the Week!

Oxford volleyball caps strong week with victory over LO

Oxford volleyball caps strong week with victory over LO

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Oxford Wildcat volleyball opened their 2020 season at the Ian Smith Gymnasium on September 12 by hosting the Marian Mustangs, North Branch Broncos and Rochester Falcons in a quad dubbed the “Mercy Power Series.” The Wildcats gave Marian and North Branch, members of the Catholic High School League (CHSL) […]

Academic Achievers

Grand Valley State University announced the names of students who were placed on the dean’s list for the Spring and Summer 2020 semester concluding in August. The list includes those students who have maintained a 3.5 grade point average and been enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits. Students from Oxford include Chadwick G. Brown […]

Youth Assistance continues support through the pandemic

Youth Assistance continues support through the pandemic

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Leader Many of Oxford-Addison Youth Assistance (OAYA) programs have been suspended. Caseworker Karen Wonsowicz works remotely, as directed by the non-profit’s sponsor, Oakland County Circuit Court. But she is still readily available, making frequent contact with her clients over Zoom or phone calls. She shares resources and support for parents, […]

Athlete of the Week: John Valvo

Athlete of the Week: John Valvo

This week’s Athlete of the Week is John Valvo. “John has been an outstanding leader for the Oxford football team this summer. He has embodied the characteristics of our program: relentless effort, preparation and 1/11th. Leaders are born in many different ways, but the best leaders emerge when they lead by example. Tough times call […]

Wildcats open Zach Line era with shutout victory

Wildcats open Zach Line era with shutout victory

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Hired in January following the completion of his seventh and final season in the National Football League, the Zach Line era kicked off on Friday, September 18, representing the first time someone other than Bud Rowley coached the Oxford Wildcats since 1981. Hosting the Macomb Area Conference’s (MAC) L’Anse […]

Semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program

Semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program

Officials from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. On that list is Oxford High School Senior, Seth Palmer. According to a press release from the organization, “These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition […]

Golfers fall to Falcons, to host Clarkston Wolves this week

Golfers fall to Falcons, to host Clarkston Wolves this week

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Finishing their rounds under the cover of nightfall, the Oxford Wildcats girls’ golf team fell to an Oakland Activities Association (OAA) White Division foe, the Rochester Falcons, 194-227, on Thursday, September 10 at Great Oaks Country Club. Described as a “very challenging course” by head coach Gretchen Gabler, senior […]

Cross country season-openers:

Cross country season-openers:

Girls victorious, boys come up short By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Like with most athletic activities, the 2020 cross country season has a different look to it. Typically, the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) operates using a jamboree format, where each of the schools in your division, the Red in Oxford’s case, square off thrice […]

Athlete of The Week!

Athlete of The Week!

This week’s Athlete of the Week is Diana Manaila. She is a 3-year varsity member. She plans to attend Western Michigan University. Her favorite cheer memory is beating Clarkston in sideline season and staying up all night talking with the team at cheer camp. Her goal for the team this year is to have perfect […]