Oxford drops home opener, 20-6

Oxford drops home opener, 20-6

Next up Oak Park By Don Rush The varsity football team at Oxford High School lost the season opener last Friday night, at Wildcat Stadium, 20-6 against the Utica Eisenhower Eagles. “I think our team played really hard,” Wildcat head coach Zach Line said. “I think we won the physical battle, but football is a […]

Wildcats are ‘the real deal’

Wildcats are ‘the real deal’

Return 7 to the links By Don Rush Fall sports started early for Michigan high schoolers, including the Oxford girls golf team. The Wildcats’ first practice was August 7 at Metamora Golf and Country Club, bright and early at 7 in the morning. The successful 2022 varsity team graduated one senior, Captain Olivia Clark, stepping […]

King Football returns

King Football returns

First scrimmage game this Thursday By Don Rush The pop of pads and the excitement of high school football returns to Oxford tomorrow at Wildcat Stadium. Oxford High School’s varsity football team will scrimmage Sterling Heights Stephenson High School, starting at 5 p.m. “This is the third year in a row we have scrimmaged Stephenson,” […]

Wildcats excelled in class as well as on the diamond

Wildcats excelled in class as well as on the diamond

By Don Rush At the end of July, Oxford High School Varsity Baseball Coach Dave Herrick received the good news; the 2022-23 Wildcats were named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Team Academic Excellence Award for the fourth consecutive year. “It’s a great honor,” Herrick said. “The varsity team ended the year with a […]

Gabler grabs ‘Coach of the Year Award’

Gabler grabs ‘Coach of the Year Award’

By Don Rush When Oxford High School’s varsity girls golf team hits the links this coming season, it will mark Grethen Gabler’s 16th season as coach. Last season, however, was a special one for her. Earlier in the month, she was presented with the D1 Regional Coach of the Year award. “I am very humbled […]

Oxford Athletics when OAA Director’s Cup

Oxford Athletics when OAA Director’s Cup

By Don Rush School was over for Oxford student athletes, coaches and administration, yet over 100 of those individuals were out at Wildcat Stadium on the afternoon of June 15. Oxford Athletic Director Tony DeMare presented the Oakland County Activities Association (OAA) Director’s Cup to those in attendance. “I want to share with you that […]

Wildcats get a new basketball coach who’s not new to Oxford

Wildcats get a new basketball coach who’s not new to Oxford

Hello, Coach Fed By Don Rush Last month the Oxford Athletic Department welcomed a new varsity basketball coach to its team. Joe Fedorinchik took over the reins of the program from longtime coach, Steve Laidlaw. (Laidlaw coached the Wildcats at two different times, from 2002 to 2009 and most recently for the last seven seasons […]

Wildcat kickers end season

Wildcat kickers end season

By Wendi Reardon-Price Special to the Leader INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP – The Wildcats finished the season in the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Soccer District 6 Semifinal against Clarkston on May 31, 6-2. The Wolves scored first with a goal from Emerson Wood less than five minutes into the game. Sophomore Vivian Cruz tied the game with […]

Record-breaking vaults

Record-breaking vaults

Congratulations to a member of our Track & Field team, senior Faith Diegel, on breaking the women’s pole vault school record at Oxford High School. On May 12, the OAA Red/White League Championships took place at Rochester Adams High School. Initially, Faith pole vaulted an impressive 10-feet, six-inches, breaking the 12-year-old school record of 10-feet, […]

Spring athletes sign letters of intent

Spring athletes sign letters of intent

 By Don Rush On a blistery May 8, about 100 people showed up to the Oxford High School Performing Arts Center to show their support for six student athletes. Family, friends, coaches, teachers and administrators watched as seniors Emily Archer, Luke Berney, Alex Dawood, Elizabeth Rice, Jada Whittal and Logan Wilmot all signed their letters […]

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