Oxford native captures professional hockey hardware

Oxford native captures professional hockey hardware

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Just 23 days after celebrating his 21st birthday, Oxford native and Belleville (Ontario) Senators center Josh Norris added one of the American Hockey League’s (AHL) most prestigious awards to his collection on May 28, receiving the Dudley “Red” Garrett Memorial Award. Voted on by players, coaches, and members of […]

Wildcats officially unveil 2020 football schedule

Wildcats officially unveil 2020 football schedule

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The 2020 season is the beginning of a new era for Oxford Wildcats football. After 42 seasons in charge of the program (1976-79, 1982-2019), Bud Rowley, one of the best in Michigan High School Athletic Association history, stepped down in November and has since began his role as the […]

Cats will have their work cut out for them in OAA Red

Cats will have their work cut out for them in OAA Red

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer For the seventh-straight season, the Oxford Wildcats will play their league games as a member of the Oakland Activities Association’s (OAA) Red division. Joining the OAA in 2010, the Wildcats spent their first four years in the conference as a member of the White division before jumping up to […]

Morris recognized by Detroit Free Press

Morris recognized by Detroit Free Press

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer On the heels of a sparkling season that saw her establish herself as one of the best players in the Oakland Activities Association (OAA), Oxford Wildcats 2021 guard Emma Morris earned All-North Team honorable mention from the Detroit Free Press’ Mick McCabe on May 15. The Ladycats’ leading scorer […]

Townsend honored by Detroit Free Press

Townsend honored by Detroit Free Press

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Mick McCabe of the Detroit Free Press unveiled his 2019-20 boys’ basketball All-Area teams on May 17. Split into four geographically-defined teams, All-Detroit, East, North and West, McCabe’s honorees featured one local product. Oxford Wildcats 2020 guard/forward Trey Townsend earned a spot on the All-North second-team, along with Jaden […]

Bowling with brains

Bowling with brains

Congratulations to the Oxford Girls Varsity bowling team for being Academically All State for the third year in a row. The team of Grace Meyer, Lily Booth, Mya Bruno, Lauren Hough, Katie Daily, Ashley Bales earn this outstanding honor by achieving a GPA of 3.65 as a team. Also being honored With Academic All State Honors individually […]

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 […]

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 […]

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