Wildcats fall to LO, looks to softball playoffs

Wildcats fall to LO, looks to softball playoffs

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford High School varsity softball team had a cursed pair of games against the Lake Orion Dragons on Friday, May 13. Beginning around 4:30 p.m., the Dragons outclassed the Wildcats with a dominant 11-run third inning. Oxford scored one run after the third, setting the final score at […]

Keeping her eyes on the prize

Keeping her eyes on the prize

Faith Diegel keeps her focus on the cross bar during her 10-foot pole vault last Friday at the Oakland Athletic Assoication Red & White Championships. The events played out on Oxford’s home field. The vault was her first attempt and was good enough for second place in the event. The Oxford girls track team won […]

Wildcats avoids sweep against LO

Wildcats avoids sweep against LO

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford High School varsity baseball team managed to dodge getting swept by the Lake Orion Dragons in late April, winning the last game in a three-part series at home between Tuesday the 26th and Thursday the 28th. The first game began at 4 p.m. on the 26th and […]

Village tackling water main, paving this spring

Village tackling water main, paving this spring

By Dean Vaglia Laeder Staff Writer The Village of Oxford will upgrade its water infrastructure this spring, focusing on water mains under Hudson and Denison streets. The work is due to 2018 changes to the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act mandating communities replace their lead-based water service lines by 2041 with water suppliers required to […]

OHS girl’s soccer having dominant season

OHS girl’s soccer having dominant season

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford High School varsity girl’s soccer team is having a banner year, going on an 8-1-1 record since the season began on Tuesday, April 5. “I am very pleased with the season so far,” John Thaler, girl’s soccer head coach, said via email. “The players have come together […]

Nike football camp coming to Oxford

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Local students looking to up their football game are in luck. The Nike Football Skills Camp is coming to Oxford this summer. Taking place at Oxford High School’s Wildcat Stadium from June 16-18, the Nike Football Skills Camp pairs kids ages 8-18 with top-level instructors to help improve their […]

Elmer Ball Invitational

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford High School varsity track and field teams took part in the 59th Elmer Ball Invitational on Saturday, April 30 at OHS. Across 16 events for women and 17 events for men, the OHS teams came out in first and seventh out of 24 teams respectively. “Both the […]

OHS girls tennis sweeps Southfield

OHS girls tennis sweeps Southfield

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer The Oxford High School girl’s varsity tennis team swept the Southfield Arts and Technology Warriors at OHS on Thursday, April 14, fighting past strong winds to their fourth win of the season. The majority of sets in the match were dominated by Oxford players and went either 6-1 or […]

Gabby Schriver combines soccer with social work

Gabby Schriver combines soccer with social work

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Soccer has always been a part of Gabby Schriver’s life. “I first got into soccer when I was about 4 years old,” Schriver said. “I have an older brother and we did everything together, and that included lots of sports.” Starting with soccer at a young age and playing […]

Norris gets first National Hockey League hat trick

Norris gets first National Hockey League hat trick

Oxford native Josh Norris had a special night of hockey on April 2. The Ottawa Senators’ forward notched his first career hat trick — against his hometown favorite team, Detroit Redwings. The Senators defeated the Wings, 5-2 while playing in the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottowa. A hat trick is when a player scores three […]

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