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 […]

Athlete of the Week: Carly Boyd — Soccer

Athlete of the Week: Carly Boyd — Soccer

“Future Northwood University Timberwolf soccer player and captain Carly Boyd is primed and ready to lead the Wildcats to another successful season. Her leadership is ever present and has given nothing less than 100% to start the 2022 season.” – Head Soccer Coach, John Thaler —- by Bryan Brandeberry, OHS Athletic Event Coordinator

Spring sports Meet the Teams’

Spring sports  Meet the Teams’

Photostory by Dean Vaglia The Oxford High School spring sports teams were introduced at Meet the Teams on Tuesday, March 22. Held at the Ian Smith Gymnasium, each of the 18 teams and nearly 300 athletes taking part in nine sports this spring introduced themselves to the Oxford community. The event had addresses from Oxford […]

Asciutto finalist for Naismith Award

Asciutto finalist for Naismith Award

By Dean Vaglia Leader Staff Writer Oxford High School senior John Asciutto is a finalist for the Jersey Mike’s Naismith High School Basketball Courage Award. Asciutto was named as one of 10 finalists for the award, which is presented by the Atlanta Tipoff Club to a male and female high school basketball player that has […]

Wildcat grapplers went to state tournament

Wildcat grapplers went to state tournament

Earlier in the month four Oxford High School wrestlers represented Wildcat Nation at the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Individual State Tournament. Over 1,100 wrestlers grappled that weekend away at Ford Field. OHS wrestlers Senior Captain Jack Smith (160 lbs), Senior Sal Vackaro (152 lbs.), Junior Koen Eberhard (103 lbs.) and Freshman Luke Johonson […]