Girls wrap up season, gear up for playoffs

Girls wrap up season, gear up for playoffs

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Concluding their abbreviated regular season at 9-4 (7-3 Oakland Activities Association Blue Division), the Oxford Wildcats girls’ basketball program finished in second-place in the league standings, behind only Bob Brydges’ Lake Orion Dragons, a team they beat twice. Coached by Rachel Bryer, Oxford’s final week of the regular season […]

Earns 1st college win

Earns 1st college win

Jesse Burch, 2020 Oxford High School graduate, received a scholarship to attend Indiana Tech, in Fort Wayne Indiana. The freshman hurler made the varsity baseball squad and was selected to start the season’s home opener on March 17. Burch pitched three innings and gave up zero runs. The Warriors went on to win, 20-0, to […]

Successful hockey season comes to abrupt end

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer The Oxford Avondale United (OAU) hockey program received some unfortunate news on the eve of their March 16 Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Regional No. 5 opener against the Grand Blanc Bobcats, as, due to coronavirus (COVID-19) issues, the team was not medically cleared to continue. Unable to […]

Wildcats recognize seniors

Wildcats recognize seniors

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Prior to their March 18 battle with the Rochester Falcons at the Ian Smith Gymnasium, a game Oxford would win, 26-23, the Wildcats held their traditional Senior Night festivities, recognizing their eight members of the Class of 2021 and their parents, who have devoted their time and money to […]

Bowlers not moving past Regionial Tournament

Bowlers not moving past Regionial Tournament

This weekend, Oxford’s boy bowlers battled extremely hard in the Regionals, but could never get rolling and finished 6th. They were in the top 3 or 4 and in the hunt from games one through three but ran out of gas in game four. Top finisher for the Wildcats was Jake Love. Jake was solid […]

Line adds Ghiaciuc, Groedl to gridiron coaching staff

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Second-year head football coach Zach Line has made two additions to his staff, adding Eric Ghiaciuc as a volunteer working with the offensive line and Brandon Groedl as his tight ends coach. Ghiaciuc, a 2000 Oxford High School graduate, played three seasons of varsity football for Bud Rowley and […]

Athlete of the Week: Miranda Wyniemko

Athlete of the Week: Miranda Wyniemko

Miranda Wyniemko – Girls’ Basketball “Miranda Wyniemko (Reggie), has been an integral part of the Wildcats offense this season. Averaging nine points per game, and five rebounds. Her hard work in the off-season has paid off as she makes her mark as being a three point threat against any competition. Off the court, Miranda excels […]

Recognizing Oxford’s senior wrestlers

Recognizing Oxford’s senior wrestlers

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer During their February 27 quad with the Croswell-Lexington Pioneers, New Boston Huron Chiefs, and Walled Lake Western Knights, the Oxford Wildcats wrestling program, led by head coach Ross Wingert, held their annual Senior Appreciation Day. This ceremony not only recognizes the young men for all they have given to […]

Divison title on ice

Divison title on ice

By Teddy Rydquist Leader Staff Writer Rounding out their regular season at 11-2 (6-1 Oakland Activities Association White Division), the Oxford Avondale United (OAU) hockey program captured the division title, finishing one game ahead of the Bloomfield Hills Black Hawks (6-6, 4-2) in the loss column in the league standings. Third-year head coach Derek Billis […]

Athlete of the Week: Connor Vittetoe

Athlete of the Week: Connor Vittetoe

Connor Vittetoe – Oxford Hockey Connor is a first year player for Oxford Avondale United Varsity Hockey team. He has played high level travel the past few seasons and joined the Varsity team for his senior year. Connor plans on attending Michigan State University in the Fall. As a new addition to OAU, Connor has […]