Cross country season-openers:

Cross country season-openers:

Girls victorious, boys come up short By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Like with most athletic activities, the 2020 cross country season has a different look to it. Typically, the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) operates using a jamboree format, where each of the schools in your division, the Red in Oxford’s case, square off thrice […]

Wildcats take to the gridiron starting Friday

Wildcats take to the gridiron starting Friday

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Instead of its typical nine games, the 2020 Oxford Wildcats football season will consist of six regular season contests. Oxford is a member of the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) Red Division, one of the top leagues in the Lower Peninsula. Here is how their abbreviated season lays out: Sept. […]

Athlete of The Week!

Athlete of The Week!

This week’s Athlete of the Week is Diana Manaila. She is a 3-year varsity member. She plans to attend Western Michigan University. Her favorite cheer memory is beating Clarkston in sideline season and staying up all night talking with the team at cheer camp. Her goal for the team this year is to have perfect […]

Girls’ golf posts back-to-back top-10

Girls’ golf posts back-to-back top-10

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Featuring a strong field of 18 schools, the Oxford Wildcats girls’ golf program tied for eighth-place, with the Lake Orion Dragons, in the Troy Colts Invite at Twin Lakes Golf Club on August 27. Citing concerns over the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the event was limited to 72 […]

Wildcat tennis races out of gate, downing Brandon

Wildcat tennis races out of gate, downing Brandon

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Featuring a limited summer and just 12 days between their first practice and the season-opening match against the Brandon Blackhawks on August 24, head coach Ryan Ruzziconi expected to see some rust from his varsity boys in the campaign’s early stages. Quickly quelling any possible concerns about what to […]

‘Cat golfers fare well in first conference meet

‘Cat golfers fare well in first conference meet

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer On Tuesday, August 25, the Oxford Wildcats girls’ golf program made the nearly 40-mile trip southwest to compete in the first of two Oakland Activities Association (OAA) White Division meets on this season’s calendar. Held at Farmington Hills Golf Club, located at 37777 11 Mile Road, the competition included […]

Wildcat golfers started their 25th season last week

Wildcat golfers started their 25th season last week

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Wildcats girls’ golf team began the 25th season in program history on August 19 by participating in a 10-team event, the Lapeer Lightning Tune-Up, at Lapeer Country Club. Totaling a score of 393, the Wildcats finished in fifth-place, seven strokes ahead of the rival Lake Orion Dragons. […]

Football season officially postponed until spring

Football season officially postponed until spring

‘It hurts,’ Coach Zach Line By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Beginning fall practice on Monday, August 10, albeit without shoulder pads and contact drills, the Oxford Wildcats football program spent their first four days of the 2020 season in an unexpected holding pattern, waiting to hear from the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) […]

Wildcat boys’ tennis begins defense of OAA Blue crown

Wildcat boys’ tennis begins defense of OAA Blue crown

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer For the first time in the program’s five-year history, the Oxford Wildcats boys’ tennis team will enter a season as the defending league champion. Boasting six All-Oakland Activities Association (OAA) Blue Division selections, the team posted a flawless 5-0 record in league play in 2019. Ryan Ruzziconi, the only […]