Divers, swimmers compete in league championships

Facing some of the best competition the state of Michigan has to offer, the Oxford Wildcats boys’ swimming and diving teams traveled to Birmingham Groves High School to compete in the Oakland Activities Association (OAA) Red Division Championships from Feb. 26-28. Setting the field for the Feb. 28 showdown, the preliminary swimming races took place […]

Kyle Rowley takes over Armada football program

Following a successful six-year stint with the Hazel Park Vikings, Kyle Rowley will coach a bit closer to home, with the Armada Tigers, in 2020. A 2004 Oxford High School graduate, Rowley, 34, starred for the Wildcats for three years at quarterback and safety, earning First-Team All-State recognition at the Division II level from the […]

Grapplers earn seventh straight district title

Dating back to 2008, the Oxford Wildcats wrestling program has won 12 league titles in the last 13 years. On Feb. 12, head coach Ross Wingert’s program extended an equally impressive streak, capturing their seventh consecutive district championship at Romeo High School. Drawing the hometown Bulldogs in the semifinals, the Wildcats came out on the […]

Ladycats prepare for final week of regular season

At 5-13 overall and 1-10 in the OAA White, two-games behind Lake Orion (7-11, 2-8), as of press time on Tuesday, the Wildcat varsity girls basketball team is winding down their season. Depending on their respective finishes, the Wildcats could still tie, or even place ahead of, the Dragons in the final standings. The final […]

Signing Day: 15 ‘Cats sign to compete collegiately

A testament to both Oxford High School’s commitment to their athletic programs and the hard work of their student-athletes, 15 Wildcats inked their National Letters of Intent at the Ian Smith Gymnasium on Feb. 7. The boys’ basketball program hosted the Davison Cardinals the same night, allowing the gym and its upper-level track to be […]

Wildcat swimmers and divers compete in County Championships

Wildcat swimmers and divers compete in County Championships

  Held at Waterford Mott High School on Feb. 7-8, the Oxford Wildcats swim and dive program finished in 15th place among 25 competing schools in the Oakland County Championships. The Wildcats recorded 57 points, narrowly holding off the Berkley Bears and Detroit Country Day Yellow Jackets, who each posted 55 points. For the third […]

Icers starting to gain momentum as season winds down

Some teams alternate wins and losses consistently throughout the season. The Oxford-Avondale United hockey program is not one of those teams. OAU has shown a fondness of long streaks, both positive and negative. After dropping five consecutive contests from Jan. 9-25, head coach Derek Billis’ squad played their best hockey of the season and ripped […]

Bounces not going Lady Cats’ way

At a Valentine’s Day showdown, the Oxford Lady Wildcats returned home on Feb. 14 after a two-game road swing to battle Oakland Activities Association White foe Rochester Adams Highlanders. Featuring a seesaw opening 16 minutes, Rochester Adams pulled away late for a 53-45 victory. Slightly higher-scoring, but the game was very reminiscent of these two […]

Townsend sinks 27, helps Oxford down the Irish

Hoping to establish a season-long three-game win streak, the Oxford Wildcats basketball team traveled to the outskirts of Pontiac to battle the Notre Dame Preparatory Fighting Irish in a non-league game on Feb. 11. Holding their annual “Parents’ Night,” the Irish honored the mothers and fathers of each of their 13 student-athletes pregame. In a […]

Second consecutive league title for cheer squad

Completing the season sweep of the three divisional meets, the Oxford Wildcats competitive cheer program captured their second straight Oakland Activities Association (OAA) White title on Feb. 8 at the Ian Smith Gymnasium. Each of the first two OAA White competitions on Jan. 16 and 30, respectively, made up 25 percent of the divisional standings. […]