Oxford teacher, former ‘D’ coach new head coach at Imlay City

Oxford teacher, former ‘D’ coach new head coach at Imlay City

By Don Rush When Dave Brown last walked the sidelines for the Oxford Varsity Football Wildcats he was co-defensive coordinator. As of a couple of weeks ago, the Oxford teacher and resident has a new gig – he’s the new football coach at Imlay City High School. “I am extremely excited,” Brown said. “It will […]

Norris gets multi-million dollar contract

Norris gets multi-million dollar contract

  According to the National Hockey League’s Ottawa Senators website, on July 14 the team signed forward Josh Norris to an eight-year, $63.6 million contract. Norris is a native of Oxford. A release from the Senators stated the contract has an average value of $7.95 million annually and includes the following breakdown: $5 million in […]

Wildcats recognized

Wildcats recognized

This past season of Oxford High School Varsity Baseball has proven successful for a number of players. Here’s what we recevied from head coach Dave Herrick: All OAA: Eddie Bieniasz, Brady Carpenter, Tony Hatzigeorgiou and Gavin Walters. All District: Eddie Bieniasz, Jay Cady, Brady Carpenter and Tony Hatzigeorgiou. All Region: Tony Hatzigeorgiou All State 1st […]

Wildcat bowler signs

Wildcat bowler signs

Two-year Oxford Varsity Bowler Jason Paslean signed his letter of intent to bowl for Huntington University starting with the 2023-24 season Paslean, who will be a senior this coming August for Oxford signed his letter at Collier Lanes on June 7 with Huntington’s head bowling coach Mike Shockey. Longtime Oxford bowling coach Claude “Jr.” Lafnear […]

Maier takes 1st on the links

Maier takes 1st on the links

Recent Oxford High School graduate Chase Maier and four other Wildcat varsity golfers traveled to the regional golf tournament May 31, and put in a pretty good round. Maier shot a 71 at the Curry Golf Course in Midland, and finished the top golfer of the day. The Wildcats as a team shot a 328 […]

Wildcats fall to the Dragons in district soccer championship

Wildcats fall to the Dragons in district soccer championship

By Jim Newell Leader Special Writer It was what everyone expected between the Lake Orion and Oxford girls’ varsity soccer teams – a pitched, physical, back-and-forth battle that came down to the final seconds of play. When it was over, the Lake Orion defeated Oxford 1-0 and hoisted the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) […]

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 […]