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FOOTBALL: Wolves chew up Adams to remain unbeaten

FOOTBALL: Wolves chew up Adams to remain unbeaten

| September 14, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt   CLARKSTON — Like a video game of old-school Pac-Man, Clarkston chewed up yardage Friday like dots in a maze. The end result was the defending Division1 state champion Wolves remaining unbeaten with a resounding 30-8 triumph over visiting Rochester Adams in an OAA […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Youthful Rochester Adams shines on pitch, wins OAA-Red and reaches regional finals

GIRLS SOCCER: Youthful Rochester Adams shines on pitch, wins OAA-Red and reaches regional finals

| June 13, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Sometimes a young team has nothing to lose when playing a challenging schedule. It can learn on the fly and simply get better at its craft by routinely facing high quality opponents. Rochester Adams did just that on the soccer […]

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BOYS LACROSSE: Lake Orion wins third straight league title, falls in regional finals

BOYS LACROSSE: Lake Orion wins third straight league title, falls in regional finals

| June 13, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt LAKE ORION — The jury is back on Lake Orion’s boys lacrosse season and the final verdict is a mixed bag of results for the state-ranked Dragons. Lake Orion captured its third straight OAA league title — the last two in the OAA […]

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BASEBALL: Sweet Repeat: Lake Orion Baptist captures third straight MACS state title

BASEBALL: Sweet Repeat: Lake Orion Baptist captures third straight MACS state title

| June 13, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt LAKE ORION — Without three of its seniors gone on a senior trip to Europe in mid-May, Lake Orion Baptist hit a little hiccup in its quest for a league title. The Lions dropped a pair of games late in the regular season, […]

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SOFTBALL: Rochester Stoney Creek’s deepest postseason run ends in Sweet 16

SOFTBALL: Rochester Stoney Creek’s deepest postseason run ends in Sweet 16

| June 12, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt LAKE ORION —  In recent years, Rochester Stoney Creek’s softball team has enjoyed plenty of success. A couple of OAA White Division championships was followed up by three years competing in the ever-tough OAA Red Division — a league known to be one […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Novi ends Troy’s run in state semifinals

GIRLS SOCCER: Novi ends Troy’s run in state semifinals

| June 12, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — One of the most successful girls soccer programs over the last 15 years, Novi is headed back to the Division 1 state finals. The sixth-ranked Wildcats, who captured state crowns in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2011, will go after […]

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SOFTBALL: Top-ranked Clarkston downs Athens, Stoney Creek to repeat as regional champion

SOFTBALL: Top-ranked Clarkston downs Athens, Stoney Creek to repeat as regional champion

| June 10, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt LAKE ORION — After losing in the state semifinals last season and Clarkston appears to be a team on a mission to make it back to the final weekend of the season. The top-ranked Wolves captured their second straight regional title and third […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Troy reaches Final Four for first time since 2013, blanks Grosse Pointe North for regional title

GIRLS SOCCER: Troy reaches Final Four for first time since 2013, blanks Grosse Pointe North for regional title

| June 7, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt TROY — Apparently, Troy truly is a different team this postseason. The Colts, who finished just 4-6-6 in the regular season and in third place in the loaded OAA Red Division, moved to 9-6-6 overall and advanced to the state semifinals for the […]

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PUBLISHER'S VIEWPOINT: Miracle on Twin Lakes links or integrity chipped off the course? You decide

PUBLISHER’S VIEWPOINT: Miracle on Twin Lakes links or integrity chipped off the course? You decide

| June 6, 2018 | Comments (1)

OAKLAND TWP. — Integrity. It is a trait that should be involved with everything in life but sometimes is an oversight. In the arena of sports, integrity is a big part of the game. Athletes, coaches, administrators or even in college and pro sports, general managers and owners alike are all deeply engaged with the […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Adams edges Waterford Mott, Grand Blanc ousts Heartland to advance to regional finals

GIRLS SOCCER: Adams edges Waterford Mott, Grand Blanc ousts Heartland to advance to regional finals

| June 5, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Maddie Dolenga might only be a freshman, but she’s playing beyond her age. The Rochester Adams goalkeeper made three clutch saves in 75 minutes of action Tuesday, and 18th-ranked Rochester Adams withstood Waterford Mott, 2-1, in a Division 1 regional […]

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SOFTBALL: Rochester Adams makes headways with OAA-White title

SOFTBALL: Rochester Adams makes headways with OAA-White title

| June 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Sometimes teams exceed expectations. Then there’s really exceeding expectations.  After finishing under five hundred the past three seasons, the Rochester Adams softball team made a quantum leap this season earning its first league title since 2010 and finishing well above […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Rochester Adams explodes in second half to oust Stoney Creek

GIRLS SOCCER: Rochester Adams explodes in second half to oust Stoney Creek

| May 31, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Josh Hickey gave an inspirational speech at halftime Thursday to his Rochester Adams girls soccer team. Apparently, the Highlanders were listening — especially Hailey Wentzloff. The Grand Valley State-bound senior midfielder scored two second-half goals and 18th-ranked Adams withstood Rochester […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Eisenhower’s early goals silences Rochester in district semis

GIRLS SOCCER: Eisenhower’s early goals silences Rochester in district semis

| May 31, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Some 24 hours earlier, Utica Eisenhower needed some late-game magic to oust Lake Orion in a Division 1 pre-district. In the Eagles’ district semifinal Thursday at Rochester, Eisenhower did not need any heroics in the waning minutes. The 11th-ranked Eagles […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: DeBeau’s late-game heroics lift Eisenhower past Lake Orion

GIRLS SOCCER: DeBeau’s late-game heroics lift Eisenhower past Lake Orion

| May 30, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt UTICA — Tense moments. There’s always plenty during state tournament time. Utica Eisenhower had one of those moments in Wednesday’s Division 1 pre-district with Lake Orion. The Eagles found themselves in a 1-1 draw inside the final minute before Lauren DeBeau’s late-game heroics. […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Lake Orion stepping up in rebuild project under journeyman Chris Corteg

GIRLS SOCCER: Lake Orion stepping up in rebuild project under journeyman Chris Corteg

| May 25, 2018 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt LAKE ORION — In just two short years and it appears that Chris Corteg has aided and abetted in the righting the ship at Lake Orion. And his actions are not a crime, but one of praise.  He’s guided Lake Orion’s girls […]

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GIRLS TRACK: Lake Orion seeking top five glory

GIRLS TRACK: Lake Orion seeking top five glory

| May 23, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt LAKE ORION — Due to renovations, Lake Orion does not have a home track this season to train upon thanks to stadium renovations. That has not deterred the Dragons, who have aspirations high in the clouds in terms of success for the school’s […]

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BOYS LACROSSE: OAA-White champion Rochester Adams gearing for postseason run

BOYS LACROSSE: OAA-White champion Rochester Adams gearing for postseason run

| May 20, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Michael Torriglia knew some of the players on the Rochester Adams boys lacrosse team through the club circuit. So when he earned the head coaching job earlier this school year, he figured the Highlanders would be competitive. The 29-year-old Birmingham […]

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TRACK: Lake Orion, Grand Blanc cruise to repeat regional status

TRACK: Lake Orion, Grand Blanc cruise to repeat regional status

| May 19, 2018 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — A sport such as track and field can boil down to guts. Fighting against heat, wind, fatigue and other ailments just to dig out a noteworthy effort and out-perform your opponents — all with a state qualifying berth and […]

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