7th grade gridders go undefeated

7th grade gridders go undefeated

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Oxford Middle School’s seventh-grade football teams made history this season by going undefeated for the first time. “We are proud of these extraordinary accomplishments by both of our 7th Grade football teams. This certainly points to a bright future for these young men,” said Tony DeMare Director of Athletics […]

Wildcats end season with 42-7 defeat

Wildcats end season with 42-7 defeat

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer In the second round of the high school playoffs, the Oxford High School Wildcats’ football season came to an end with a near-shutout by the Rochester Adams Highlanders on Friday, Nov. 5. “[It was] not the way we envisioned things going,” Zach Line, Oxford head coach, said. The Highlanders […]

Girls X-country finish strong at state finals

Girls X-country finish strong at state finals

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Girls Cross Country team finished 8th in the state, out of 28 teams in the Division 1 finals at the Michigan International Speedway Nov. 6. The team scored 299 points. Freshman Mallory Bigelow led the team and was All-State (top 30) finishing in 19th place with a […]

Oxford rushes past Clarkston into Adams rematch

Oxford rushes past Clarkston into Adams rematch

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Against relentless rain and all odds, the Oxford High School Wildcats beat the Clarkston Wolves last Friday in the first round of Michigan High School Athletic Association’s playoffs. The game, played in Clarkston, ended with a score of 38-28. This Friday the Wildcats travel to Rochester Adams for Round […]

After regionals, Girls XC head to state undefeated

After regionals, Girls XC head to state undefeated

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Oxford girls cross country team took first place at MHSSA Region 9 championship at Anchor Bay High School in New Baltimore, Oct. 29. Collectively, the team scored 73 points, beating out second-place Romeo at 102 and third-place Macomb Dakota at 117. “We have a really talented team with girls […]

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 […]

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