Hearts broken as Dragons finish Cats season

Coach Jeff Willis’s final words summed the closing game and the season for the boys varsity baseball team. ‘We’re a young team,? said Willis. ‘It was basically a learning experience.? The final lesson was on Saturday as the boys hosted rivals Lake Orion Dragons in the semi-final district playoff game. Sophomore Keith Paslean struck out […]

Business owners discuss assets, worries

The mission from last week’s Oxford Town Meeting was understood ? to get all of the businesses to communicate. Madonna Van Fossen explained at the beginning of the meeting one of the reasons for the meeting was for everyone to get to know each other to open the lines of communication. Van Fossen, executive director […]

Splashpad coming together

The mounds of dirt at Seymour Lake Township Park have been replaced with a cement floor and water fixtures as the K.L.R Splashpad continues to come together. Oxford Township Parks and Recreation Director Ron Davis was on the site last Friday as the water fixtures were pieced together and fastened into the ground. ‘It’s exciting,? […]

Marfia named varsity b-ball coach

Paul Marfia is excited to bring his experience and family to the Oxford community. Marfia was offered the position as head coach of the varsity boys basketball team May 19 and gladly accepted it. ‘It was an extensive process,? said Marfia decribing everything he went through. After applying he was interviewed a few times by […]

Runners place at county meet, head to states

The track teams put their best foot forward as they competed against 50 teams at the Oakland County Meet last Friday. ‘It was one of the fastest county meets in the last few years,? said Coach Andrew McDonald. ‘For a couple of the athletes this was their last meet of their season or maybe even […]

Lacrosse team ends season on a high note

The Boys Varsity Lacrosse team ended their season on a good note last week. They defeated Bay City, 11-6, on Wednesday, and West Bloomfield on Friday, 7-6. ‘Bay City has a new program and obviously is experiencing their first-year growing pains,? said Coach Brian Edwards. ‘We didn’t want to underestimate them, instead we planned on […]

Sheriff honors cashier who battled robber

Charity Plue got to shake the hand of Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard because she took a bite out of crime. Plue and dozens of other citizens from across the county received Civilian Citations Friday for helping out. The Oxford resident can remember the event which led to the award. ‘It was just a casual […]

And then a hero came along…

Oxford High School students stood up one by one and looked across the room or across the table as they described their heroes on Monday. The students had worked on the Hero Honoree Celebration all trimester after they had learned about heroes in literature and the concepts used to define a hero in Crystal Corbett’s […]

Zink to lead Leonard school

Dianna Zink will change positions at the beginning of the next school year when she takes the helm as Leonard Elementary School’s new principal. ‘It is just delightful,? said Zink on her first impression of her new home. ‘You walk in and it is such a warm environment. You can feel the energy of the […]

Why I love Oxford . . .

Going into hour seven, Martha Tuski’s energy was still going strong since she started watching the Oxford track teams take on 14 teams in the MHSAA Regional Meet at Holly High School last Friday. After watching her daughter, Katie, compete, Martha shared why she loved Oxford. ‘My favorite thing about Oxford, for me so far […]