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Highlanders hand Cats heartbreaking loss

The Oxford Wildcats football team came tantalizingly close once again last week but instead dropped their third game in five and now must claw their way to a playoff spot. The Wildcats lost 28-21 in the final seconds of the game when time ran out as they were less than a yard from the end zone....more >>
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Booters have eyes on state prize

After losing 1-0 to Grand Blanc in the second round of the state tournament last year, Head Boys Varsity Soccer Coach John Thaler is looking to "progress further" this year. With a current record of 8-2-1, Thaler believes chances of doing well are strong....more >>
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Daily improvement for spikers

With a current record of 14-9-3, Varsity Volleyball Head Coach Kristi McDevitt said the team is "progressing as they should be right now and getting better everyday." "The goal is to put into play what is learned in practice and so far so good," McDevitt said....more >>
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Golfers hope to finish strong

Girls Varsity Golf team finished fourth out five teams in the OAA White Division after their second league match-up on Sept. 25. "We knew coming into the season that Bloomfield would be good because they had Lahser in a handover last year," said Head Coach Terry Kelley....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Watlington eyes championship

The cheering from the jungle was loud and catching as wide receiver Caine Watlington scored on a 86-yard touchdown pass from DJ Zezula with eight minutes left in the Wolves' home opener against Troy Athens....more >>
Donald Turner
The Oxford Leader
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Born January 30th
1885: John Henry Towers, American naval aviation pioneer.
1912: Barbara Tuchman, U.S. historian (The Guns of August).
January 30th
in history
1945: The Allies launch a drive on the Siegfried line in Germany.
1949: In India, 100,000 people pray at the site of Gandhi's assassination on the first anniversary of his death.
1953: President Dwight Eisenhower announces that he will pull the Seventh Fleet out of Formosa to permit the Nationalists to attack Communist China.
1964: The Ranger spacecraft, equipped with six TV cameras, is launched to the moon from Cape Canaveral.
1972: British troops shoot dead 14 Irish civilians in Derry, Ireland. The day is forever remembered in Ireland as 'Bloody Sunday.'