Girls XC champs ready for regionals

Girls XC champs ready for regionals

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Oxford High School’s Girls Cross Country team ran a breathtaking pace this season, led by young talent – many of them freshmen. The team claimed the Oakland County Championship at Kensington Metropark in Milford Oct. 9. “The Oxford girls did exactly what we were hoping to do,” said Coach […]

‘Cats ride victory into Clarkston playoff rematch

‘Cats ride victory into Clarkston playoff rematch

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Varsity Wildcats triumphed 29-28 over the Chippewa Valley Big Reds last Friday, securing Oxford’s place in the MHSAA District 1 playoffs. “I think (the win) proved how much fight this team has,” Zach Line, Oxford head coach, said. “Sometimes it can be eerie when you go up […]

Wildcats on a roll, getting close to playoff berth

Wildcats on a roll, getting close to playoff berth

Will host Chippewa Valley this Friday By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford High School Wildcats pulled off their third win in a row — their first home win of the season against the Rochester High School Falcons last Friday. The win pushes Oxford’s record to 4-4 overall, and 3-2 in the Oakland Athletic […]

Athlete of the Week: Ellie Gieselman

Athlete of the Week: Ellie Gieselman

Ellie Gieselman – Girls’ Golf Ellie Gieselman is a sophomore on the Girls’ Varsity Golf team. Ellie played a significant role in this year’s success. She led the team in all of the regular season tournaments. Her favorite tournament this year was the Bobcat Invitational at Warwick Hills. Ellie improved her average by 7.14 strokes […]

‘Cats win in OT, 27-26

‘Cats win in OT, 27-26

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford High School Wildcats secured a last-second win over the Stoney Creek Cougars on Friday, Oct. 8. Stoney Creek scored in the first quarter with Brady Carpenter evening things on the next drive. Stoney came back to score early into the second and followed up with another early […]

Athlete of the Week: Reagan Burns – Swim & Dive

Athlete of the Week: Reagan Burns – Swim & Dive

Reagan Burns, a freshman diver for the Oxford Wildcat Swim and Dive team, wrapped up a great week of diving for the Wildcats. Over the course of a week, Reagan finished 2nd at the Wildcat Diving Invitational and finished in second place against both Notre Dame Prep and Macomb Dakota. Reagan has worked very hard […]

Cat’s offense comes to life, scores 49 in road win

Cat’s offense comes to life, scores 49 in road win

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford High School varsity Wildcats kept their away-game winning streak alive last week with a 49-42 win over the Southfield Arts & Tech Warriors. The victory improved Oxford’s record to 2-4 overall, and 2-2 in the Oakland Athletic Association (OAA) Red Division. “It’s a tale of two halves,” […]

‘Cats give Clarkston a run for their money, fall 20-17

‘Cats give Clarkston a run for their money, fall 20-17

Traveling to Southfield A&T this Friday By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Coming off a dramatic win over Lake Orion, the Oxford High School varsity Wildcats fell short against the undefeated (and one of the state’s top Class A teams) Clarkston Wolves on Friday, Sept. 24, 20-17. Oxford gave the Wolves their toughest match of […]

Athlete of the Week: Mallory Bigelow

Athlete of the Week: Mallory Bigelow

Mallory Bigelow – Cross Country “She’s a hard working freshman leading our Varsity team and winning our first of three OAA White Jamboree’s with a time of 19.32. She’s led the Oxford Wildcats to two team wins at the Golden Grizzly Invitational and Algonac Classic Run prior to this. She’s looking to keep that momentum […]

Oxford Obliterates Orion!

Oxford Obliterates Orion!

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The coveted “Double O” trophy is back in town as the Oxford Wildcats scored their first win of the season over cross-town rival Lake Orion Dragons last Friday. After three winless weeks, each building on top of the last, the Wildcats opened up scoring in the second quarter and […]

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