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TRACK: Clarkston, Walled Lake Central collect titles at Ashley-Brennen Relays

TRACK: Clarkston, Walled Lake Central collect titles at Ashley-Brennen Relays

April 30, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans WATERFORD — With the championship season beginning in only a couple of weeks, track and field teams are finally starting to turn athletes loose to see what they can do on the stage. Walled Lake Central and Clarkston displayed plenty of balance, depth, athleticism and overall team […]

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PREP BASEBALL TEAM CAPSULES 2016

PREP BASEBALL TEAM CAPSULES 2016

April 27, 2016 | Comments (0)

Below are the 2016 Prep Baseball Team Capsules for schools located in the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage region. Email updates, corrections or general team information to Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com. Follow on Twitter @LocalSportsFans Auburn Hills Avondale HEAD COACH: Tom Kurczewski, 14th season. 2015 RECORD: 20-15, 8-4 OAA White Division (second) STATE TOURNAMENT: Lost in D-1 pre-district […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Our Lady of the Lakes bounces Tri-Unity to reach first state final

BOYS BASKETBALL: Our Lady of the Lakes bounces Tri-Unity to reach first state final

March 24, 2016 | Comments (0)

asketady of the Lakes  closed out with a 12-0 run over the final 3:54 to down Wyoming Tri-Unity Christian, 64-53, in the Class D state semifinals at Michigan State University’s Breslin Center to earn their first-ever trip to the state championship game. The Lakers will face off with top-ranked, unbeaten and defending state champion Powers […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Waterford Lakecrest Baptist holds of Rochester Hills Christian for MACS-I state title

BOYS BASKETBALL: Waterford Lakecrest Baptist holds of Rochester Hills Christian for MACS-I state title

March 24, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans CLARKSTON — Waterford Lakecrest Baptist voluntarily moved up to repeat as a state champion. The second-seed Defenders captured their third Michigan Association of Christian Schools boys basketball state title March 5 with a 54-49 decision over top-seeded Rochester Hills Christian at Clarkston Springfield Christian High School. Lakecrest […]

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2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE BOYS BASKETBALL CLASS D

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE BOYS BASKETBALL CLASS D

March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE BOYS BASKETBALL CLASS D The 2016 Associated Press Class D basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 10 Michigan sportswriters and broadcasters. PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jason Whitens, Powers North Central, Jr. ALL-STATE FIRST TEAM: Marcus Matelski, Boyne Falls, Sr. Andrew Kline, Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes, Sr. […]

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2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS A

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS A

March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS A The Associated Press announced its Class A girls basketball All-State team Friday, as selected by a panel of 10 Michigan sportswriters and broadcasters. CO-PLAYERS OF THE YEAR: Deja Church, Southfield Lathrup, Jr. Mardrekia Cook, Muskegon, Sr. ALL-STATE FIRST TEAM: Siyeh Frazier, Detroit Renaissance, Sr. Taryn McCutcheon, East […]

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2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS B

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS B

March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS B The 2016 Associated Press Class D girls basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 10 Michigan sportswriters and broadcasters. PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Kysre Gondrezick, Benton Harbor, Sr. All-State First Team: Destiny Pitts, Birmingham-Detroit Country Day, Jr. Alexis Sevillian, Goodrich, Sr. Cassidy Boensch, Bay City […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: 2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS C

GIRLS BASKETBALL: 2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS C

March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS C The 2016 Associated Press Class C girls basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 10 Michigan sportswriters and broadcasters. PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jalisha Terry, Flint Hamady, Sr. ALL-STATE FIRST TEAM: Abbey Ostman, St. Ignace LaSalle, Sr. Nastassja Chambers, Ypsilanti Arbor Prep, Sr. Kayla Belles, […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: 2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS D

GIRLS BASKETBALL: 2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS D

March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS D The 2016 Associated Press Class D girls basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 10 Michigan sportswriters and broadcasters. PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Averi Gamble, Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart Academy, Sr. ALL-STATE FIRST TEAM: Chelsey Closs, Mackinaw City, Sr. Taylor Bryant, Newberry, Jr. Jenna Hincka, […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Waterford Lakes ousts Cardinal Mooney to earn another trip to Final Four

BOYS BASKETBALL: Waterford Lakes ousts Cardinal Mooney to earn another trip to Final Four

March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans WEST BLOOMFIELD — After suffering through the heartbreak of a 53-52 setback in the Final Four last season, Andrew Kline vowed to lead Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes back to the Breslin Center this season. “We didn’t plan on just getting back, but we plan to […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: WOLL ousted by Pittsford roadblock once again in state semis

GIRLS BASKETBALL: WOLL ousted by Pittsford roadblock once again in state semis

March 17, 2016 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans EAST LANSING — After losing in last season’s Class D state championship game, Pittsford earned a return trip. It came once again at Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes’ expense. For the second straight season, top-ranked Pittsford proved too   for the fifth-ranked Lakers to overcome, […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Dakota holds off Rochester Adams for first regional crown

BOYS BASKETBALL: Dakota holds off Rochester Adams for first regional crown

March 17, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans MACOMB TWP. — A couple of years ago, Jermaine Jackson Jr. and his teammates made a vow to each other to create a legacy for Macomb Dakota basketball. It appears that their collective goal is becoming a reality at Dakota. The Associated Press second-ranked Cougars kept their […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Our Lady of the Lakes cruises past Lansing Christian for second straight regional crown

BOYS BASKETBALL: Our Lady of the Lakes cruises past Lansing Christian for second straight regional crown

March 16, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans LANSING — Members of Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes boys basketball team are trying to make amends this season after falling short of its ultimate goal a year ago. The Lakers took another step in that direction Wednesday night. Our Lady of the Lakes captured its […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Final Four territory: WOLL reaches Breslin Center with overtime quarterfinals win over Kingston

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Final Four territory: WOLL reaches Breslin Center with overtime quarterfinals win over Kingston

March 16, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DAVISON — Judging by the numbers, Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes has had a great track record in the Class D postseason over the course of the last decade. The Lakers have reached at least the regional finals in eight of the past nine seasons, including […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Magee’s heroics lead unbeaten Dakota past Clarkston in double-overtime thriller

BOYS BASKETBALL: Magee’s heroics lead unbeaten Dakota past Clarkston in double-overtime thriller

March 15, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans MACOMB TWP. — Chris Magee didn’t get a chance to drag himself up-and-down the basketball court Monday for nearly 40 minutes. The junior guard from Macomb Dakota received spot duty off the bench against fellow state-ranked opponent Clarkston. Magee still made the biggest play of his high […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams staves off Brandon to reach regional finals

BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams staves off Brandon to reach regional finals

March 14, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans MACOMB TWP. — The final weeks of the season can bring out the best in athletes, especially seniors in a one-game elimination format. It has more than motivated the 10 seniors on Rochester Adams’ boys basketball roster. The Highlanders, third in the talent-laden OAA Red Division, held […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester Adams pulls away from Rochester Stoney Creek for district title

BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester Adams pulls away from Rochester Stoney Creek for district title

March 11, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Defense can often win championships. It sure has aided Rochester Adams this year. Members of the OAA Red Division each of the past two seasons, the Highlanders used their experience of playing a brutally-tough schedule to their advantage, and posted on e of its […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston wins 22nd district in 25 years with whirlwind rout of Pontiac

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston wins 22nd district in 25 years with whirlwind rout of Pontiac

March 11, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans WATERFORD — Tornadoes are often unexpected. So is the damage that they can cause in a flash in time. Clarkston’s performance Friday night in a Class A district final at Waterford Mott was much like a devastating tornado. It was swift. It was damaging. And it was […]

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