• FOOTBALL: Top-ranked Clarkston rolls by Oxford

    | September 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

    BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   OXFORD — In the midst of an 18-game win streak, Clarkston’s DJ Zezula feels the Wolves have not fired on all cylinders just yet. That’s a scary thought. The Division 1 top-ranked Wolves took advantage of a couple of Oxford turnovers and rolled to a convincing […]

  • GIRLS SOCCER: 2014 All-State Teams

    GIRLS SOCCER: 2014 All-State Teams

    | July 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Below are the 2014 Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association Girls Soccer All-State Teams, as selected by a panel of member coaches: MISS SOCCER: Megan Buckingham, Northville sr. M DREAM TEAM — Megan Buckingham, Northville sr. M; Taylor Timko, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep sr.M/F; Jamie Cheslik, Northville sr. F; Ashton Miller, Okemos sr. M/F; Sarah […]

  • BASEBALL: Clarkston ousts Brighton, advances to first Final Four since 2002

    BASEBALL: Clarkston ousts Brighton, advances to first Final Four since 2002

    | June 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

      NOTE: Have photos or video of this event you would like to share with digital daily www.northoaklandsports.com?Email pertinent information to results@northoaklandsports.com or to Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com FOR MORE BASEBALL COVERAGE: http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=Baseball&x=16&y=13   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   NOVI — When he learned early Tuesday that he would […]

  • GIRLS TENNIS: Clarkston captures fourth straight regional

    GIRLS TENNIS: Clarkston captures fourth straight regional

    | May 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Bloomfield Hills, West Bloomfield also advance out of state’s deepest regional     NOTE: Have photos or video of this event you would like to share with digital daily www.northoaklandsports.com?Email pertinent information to results@northoaklandsports.com or to Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — […]

  • GIRLS TENNIS: Regional Scoreboard

    GIRLS TENNIS: Regional Scoreboard

    | May 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

    Girls Tennis   MORE TENNIS LINKS:  http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=Tennis&x=13&y=4   DIVISION 2 REGIONAL (At Holly H.S.) TEAM SCORES — 1. Fenton, 25; 2. Holly, 22; 3. Lapeer West, 15; 4. Flushing, 14; 5. Lapeer East, 12; 6. (tie) Ortonville Brandon, 5;Alpena, 5; 8. Bay City Central, 4; 9. Flint Kearsley, 3; 10. (tie) Bay City Western, 2; […]

BOYS BASKETBALL:  Finally the Victor: Troy Bethany Christian topples Rochester Hills Christian for first MACS state title

BOYS BASKETBALL:  Finally the Victor: Troy Bethany Christian topples Rochester Hills Christian for first MACS state title

March 4, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans CLARKSTON — It took 40 years, but Troy Bethany Christian is finally a state champion in boys basketball. The Bruins, the top-seed team in the Michigan Association of Christian Schools Division I boys basketball state tournament, captured their first-ever state championship Saturday at Clarkston Springfield Christian with […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Oxford wins first league title since 2001

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Oxford wins first league title since 2001

February 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

OXFORD — For the first time since the fall of 2001, Oxford has been crowned a league champion in girls basketball. The Wildcats wrapped up the regular season Friday by dropping neighboring rival Lake Orion, 41-22, in an OAA White Division contest. Oxford, which carries a 16-4 overall record into Monday’s Class A districts, finished […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Patton’s 44 points leads Rochester Hills Christian into third straight MACS-I state finals; Troy Bethany edges Davison Faith

BOYS BASKETBALL: Patton’s 44 points leads Rochester Hills Christian into third straight MACS-I state finals; Troy Bethany edges Davison Faith

February 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

CLARKSTON — After graduating nine players and four starters, Ryan Patton has taken matters into his own hands at Rochester Hills Christian. Instead of allowing the Eagles to fall into a rebuilding mode, the 6-foot-1 junior has emerged as Oakland County’s top scorer on the basketball court this season. Patton has also guided the young […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rochester Hills Christian earns berth in MACS-I state finals

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rochester Hills Christian earns berth in MACS-I state finals

February 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

CLARKSTON — Rochester Hills Christian is back in the state finals. The Eagles ousted Lake Orion Baptist in the Michigan Association of Christian Schools Division I state semifinals for the second straight year Friday, topping the Lions, 51-45, at Clarkston Springfield Christian. Rochester Hills Christian (15-5) will face Midland Calvary Baptist in the MACS-I state […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland breezes past UIC

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland breezes past UIC

February 25, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAVE CAMERON CORRESPONDENT North Oakland Sports ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University continues to grow into the Horizon League, after getting to the summit of the Summit League and powering through the Division II days of the 1990s. Oakland routed the University of Illinois-Chicago 81-56 Sunday afternoon at the O’rena before another large crowd of […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Experienced Athens uses offensive explosion to keep Lake Orion winless

BOYS BASKETBALL: Experienced Athens uses offensive explosion to keep Lake Orion winless

January 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSposrtsFans TROY — The difference sometimes between an experience team and an inexperienced squad can often be found simply in the scorebook. That was true Friday night. Troy Athens, which plays several third- and fourth-year varsity players, showcased some offensive muscle and outplayed youthful Lake Orion in every […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Adams remains unbeaten with Orena win over Rochester

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Adams remains unbeaten with Orena win over Rochester

January 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — As a player at Rochester Adams two decades ago, Shay Lewis never had the chance to play her crosstown rivals in front of a large capacity such as Oakland University’s Athletics Center Orena. Now as the Highlanders first-year coach, she witnessed her team put […]

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GIRLS BOWLING: Lake Orion wins second Oakland County title in four years

GIRLS BOWLING: Lake Orion wins second Oakland County title in four years

January 19, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR TROY – With no seniors in its top five, Lake Orion might have been penciled in for reaching high success levels in future years. The Dragons have no such plans of waiting. Lake Orion, which is 4-0 in dual matches, captured its second Oakland County Girls Bowling Tournament title in […]

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BOYS BOWLING: South Lyon stays consistent in winning first Oakland County title

BOYS BOWLING: South Lyon stays consistent in winning first Oakland County title

January 18, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans CLARKSTON — Rarely in the 11-year history of the Oakland County High School Boys Bowling Tournament has the top-seeded school out of the qualifying block ended up as the overall champion. Saturday, South Lyon made sure such as jinx didn’t tame the Lions. After emerging from the […]

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PREP SKIING RESULTS Jan. 7

PREP SKIING RESULTS Jan. 7

January 11, 2015 | Comments (0)

Boys Skiing CLARKSTON 11, BIRMINGHAM DETROIT COUNTRY DAY 29 (At Pine Knob) CLARKSTON — Derek VanItallie, 41:04; Jacob McIntosh, 43.14) Reis Weidemann, 43.80; Max Weidemann, 45.75; Cameron Barr, 45.09. COUNTRY DAY — William Lethemon, 53.37; Neil Nautiyal, 1:06.10; Vineet Duggi, 1:13.95.   BLOOMFIELD HILLS CRANBROOK 10, LAKE ORION 30  CRANBROOK — Gregory Aikens 40.87; Kyle […]

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TUESDAY'S PREP ROUNDUP: Avondale rolls over Harrison; Clarkston outpaces Pontiac

TUESDAY’S PREP ROUNDUP: Avondale rolls over Harrison; Clarkston outpaces Pontiac

January 7, 2015 | Comments (0)

AUBURN HILLS — Farmington Harrison had a hand in why Auburn Hills Avondale didn’t shoot light out on the basketball court Tuesday night. The Hawks counter with plenty of size while Avondale is somewhat of a smaller team. The Yellowjackets still answered with its quickness and ability to cash in on second chance opportunities in […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rochester rallies past Woods-tower for first win of the season

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rochester rallies past Woods-tower for first win of the season

December 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester proved that it is not how you start, but how finish. After struggling from the floor in the first half, the Falcons turned up the heat on both ends of the floor in the second half to topple Warren Woods-Tower 40-30 in […]

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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: North Branch knocks off No. 1 Notre Dame Prep in state semifinals

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: North Branch knocks off No. 1 Notre Dame Prep in state semifinals

November 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

BATTLE CREEK — There will be a new state champion in the Class B girls volleyball ranks. Second-ranked North Branch knocked off top-ranked Pontiac Notre Dame Prep, the defending state champions, in a four-game affair Thursday in the semifinals at Battle Creek’s Kellogg Arena, 3-1. North Branch won the first two games, 25-16 and 25-21, […]

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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Notre Dame Prep’s Kathleen Carlson wins Miss Volleyball

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Notre Dame Prep’s Kathleen Carlson wins Miss Volleyball

November 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @Local SportsFans   PONTIAC — When she entered Pontiac Notre Dame Prep as a freshman, Kathleen Carlson had big dreams of success on the volleyball court. She never dreamed that it would culminate with such a storybook of awards. Carlson, a 5-foot-11 senior outside hitter, added to her […]

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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL:  Notre Dame Prep overpowers Divine Child to reach Final Four

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Notre Dame Prep overpowers Divine Child to reach Final Four

November 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   CLAWSON — Three years ago, Betty Wroubel had a feeling about some promising newcomers within Pontiac Notre Dame Prep’s volleyball program. The veteran coach decided to take a gamble and keep four of those freshman on the Fighting Irish varsity. Fast forward to this year and […]

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GIRLS SWIMMING: Rochester Adams clinches OAA Red Division title

GIRLS SWIMMING: Rochester Adams clinches OAA Red Division title

November 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

Highlanders win state’s top league for first time in decade; Seaholm, Lake Orion follow in star-studded field   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans LAKE ORION — Competing in the ever-tough OAA Red Division, all of the stars must align just perfectly  in order to claim a conference championship. Those stars made a […]

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FOOTBALL: Clarkston motors past Walled Lake Central to reach Final Four

FOOTBALL: Clarkston motors past Walled Lake Central to reach Final Four

November 15, 2014 | Comments (0)

Wolves advance to third semifinals in six years, fifth in 16 seasons   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   CLARKSTON — With each passing week, Clarkston becomes a more confident football program. “We are very confident, but not cocky or arrogant,” offered veteran Clarkston football coach Kurt Richardson. “This whole senior class […]

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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: WOLL marches back into regional finals

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: WOLL marches back into regional finals

November 12, 2014 | Comments (0)

CANTON — For years, Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes struggled to get past the district round of the Class D state tournament.  Now, the Lakers are going after their third straight regional crown. WOLL put itself in such a position Tuesday with a 25-13, 25-14, 25-10 sweep of Novi Franklin Road Christian in a […]

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