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Rochester’s rally falls short against North Farmington

Rochester’s rally falls short against North Farmington

| December 4, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY JAY KUNDE STUDENT INTERN ROCHESTER HILLS — It was only a couple of years ago when Rochester and North Farmington were amongst the best teams in the state in the Class A girls basketball circles. Apparently, the Raiders have not dropped as far as the Falcons. North Farmington, behind the play of Jasmine Harris, […]

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FRIDAY'S ROUNDUP: Brandon trips Oxford; Athens overcomes Yurik’s 42 in 53-52 win over Stoney Creek

FRIDAY’S ROUNDUP: Brandon trips Oxford; Athens overcomes Yurik’s 42 in 53-52 win over Stoney Creek

| December 4, 2010 | Comments (3)

OXFORD — Ortonville Brandon opened up the 2010-11 girls basketball season with a 35-29 triumph over Oxford. Jaelyn Brady led Brandon with nine points.  Michelle Gilmore scored nine for Oxford (0-1), which hosts defending Class D state champion Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes next Tuesday. “We got off to a very poor start but […]

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Oakland women turn Southern Utah inside-out

Oakland women turn Southern Utah inside-out

| December 3, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ROCHESTER HILLS — When Bethany Watterworth touches the ball in the early stages of a game, that opens up much of the floor for Oakland University. In five games this season, Watterworth has reached double figures by halftime and Oakland is 4-1 in those contests. That happened again Thursday […]

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Oakland pulls away from Southern Utah to win Summit League opener

Oakland pulls away from Southern Utah to win Summit League opener

| December 3, 2010 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ROCHESTER HILLS — The title defense of the Summit League championship has begun for Oakland University. The Golden Grizzlies, who finished 17-1 in the regular season last winter — the best-ever mark in league history — opened up league play right where it left off last season. Oakland used […]

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Five local standouts honored on All-State golf team

Five local standouts honored on All-State golf team

| December 2, 2010 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com The Oakland Activities Association Red Division featured three teams that were ranked in the top 10 in the Division 1 girls golf polls all season, a trend in recent years as being one of the state’s premier conference for high school golf. Rochester Stoney Creek, Rochester and Troy all […]

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Call her Miss … Golf:  Stoney Creek’s Compton school’s first state Player of the Year

Call her Miss … Golf: Stoney Creek’s Compton school’s first state Player of the Year

| December 1, 2010 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ROCHESTER HILLS — Devon Compton has had a lot of firsts in her golf career. There’s one that will live in infamy at Rochester Stoney Creek. Compton was honored Sunday as the 2010 recipient of Miss Golf by the Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association, becoming the first Stoney Creek […]

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TUESDAY’S PREP ROUNDUP: Eagles open up campaign with rout of Berean

TUESDAY’S PREP ROUNDUP: Eagles open up campaign with rout of Berean

| December 1, 2010 | Comments (1)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Hills Christian opened up the boys basketball season Tuesday with a lopsided win over Adrian Berean Baptist. The Eagles outscored the Cougars in all four quarters in the non-league rout. The halftime score Rochester Hills Christian led 42-21 at the half and everyone on the active roster reached the scoring column. […]

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Cunningham, Stanko earn Dream Team status

Cunningham, Stanko earn Dream Team status

| December 1, 2010 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Sean Cunningham and Caleb Stanko entered the 2010 boys soccer season as two of the state’s best. The Oakland county duo were acknowledged for just that recently by the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association. Both were named to the 11-member All-State Dream Team by the MHSSCA earlier this […]

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Losee earns Top Drawer Soccer All-Rookie honors

Losee earns Top Drawer Soccer All-Rookie honors

| December 1, 2010 | Comments (0)

EVANSTON, Ill. – Reed Losee was an All-State Dream Team soccer player coming out of Lake Orion High School. Now, he has continued to live up to that level. Losee and Northwestern teammate Lepe Seetane (Lesotho, Africa/Trinity (Louisville, Ky.) have been named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com All-Rookie Second Team following their outstanding freshman seasons. Losee plays […]

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Back on a mission:  U-M senior, Rochester grad Tennant comes back to aid Wolverines in NCAA tourney

Back on a mission: U-M senior, Rochester grad Tennant comes back to aid Wolverines in NCAA tourney

| December 1, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ANN ARBOR — There was a time where Chase Tennant had little contact with the outside world. No cell phone. No Facebook. No TV or E-mail. No Soccer, or at least not much time to work on the game he loves. Tennant, who part of the Church of Jesus […]

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Oakland’s Maynard reinstated for practice for Golden Grizzlies men’s basketball

Oakland’s Maynard reinstated for practice for Golden Grizzlies men’s basketball

| November 30, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ROCHESTER HILLS – Oakland University received a bout of good news this week. A month after losing junior Blake Cushingberry for the season with a torn ACL, the Golden Grizzlies gained back junior guard/forward Drew Maynard. OU head coach Greg Kampe welcomed back Maynard on Tuesday, and the 6-foot-7 […]

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OU baseball signs seven highlighted by Under Armour All-American Janisse

OU baseball signs seven highlighted by Under Armour All-American Janisse

| November 30, 2010 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS – Seven players have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Oakland University baseball team in the 2012 season, head coach John Musachio announced on Tuesday. The group of incoming players is highlighted by Under Armour High School All-American Skylar Janisse and includes five freshmen and two junior college transfers. “I […]

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Watterworth’s double-double lifts Oakland past Cornell

Watterworth’s double-double lifts Oakland past Cornell

| November 30, 2010 | Comments (1)

ROCHESTER HILLS – Sophomore forward Bethany Watterworth had 16 points and 10 rebounds, while junior center Brittany Carnago scored 10 points and blocked five shots to lead the Oakland women’s basketball team (3-3) to a win over Cornell (1-5) at the Athletics Center O’Rena on Sunday. The Golden Grizzlies limited the Big Red to just […]

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ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE FOOTBALL 2010

ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE FOOTBALL 2010

| November 30, 2010 | Comments (2)

Players from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area are found in bold. DIVISION 1-2 The 2010 Associated Press Division 1-2 All-State football team, which is selected by Michigan sports writers and broadcasters PLAYER OF THE YEAR Gabe Dean, Lowell, 5-11, 195, Jr. QUARTERBACKS Tommy Vento, Farmington Hills Harrison, 6-1, 185, Sr. Gabe Dean, Lowell, 5-11, 195, Jr. […]

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Dragons nation celebrates ... Lake Orion wins first-ever Division 1 football title

Dragons nation celebrates … Lake Orion wins first-ever Division 1 football title

| November 28, 2010 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com DETROIT — Marques Stevenson had no problems shedding some tears near the 50 yard line Saturday at Ford Field. The Lake Orion senior running back and the Dragons finally celebrated a state championship in football, building a 21-3 halftime lead on Plymouth and hanging on for a 21-13 victory […]

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Benson leads Oakland past Austin Peay in overtime, 78-70

Benson leads Oakland past Austin Peay in overtime, 78-70

| November 28, 2010 | Comments (0)

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – Senior Reggie Hamilton banked in a 3-pointer with 3.0 seconds left to send the game into overtime, and senior Keith Benson added another double-double with 22 points and a career-high 22 rebounds, to lead Oakland University (3-3) to a 78-70 overtime win over Austin Peay State University (3-4) on Saturday in […]

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Oakland sets school record in 105-53 rout of Southern

Oakland sets school record in 105-53 rout of Southern

| November 28, 2010 | Comments (1)

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – Senior Keith Benson had a double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds, while fellow senior Will Hudson scored 19 points and added a career-high 14 rebounds, including 10 offensive boards for his first-ever double-double, to lead Oakland University (2-3) to a Division I school record 52-point win, 105-53, over Southern University […]

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Bell, staff, players grow together to lead Lake Orion to promised land

Bell, staff, players grow together to lead Lake Orion to promised land

| November 28, 2010 | Comments (1)

DETROIT — Chris Bell had a chance to do something Saturday that no former Lake Orion football player at the school has done in the past. In fact, he had a chance to do something that no other football head coach has done at the school over the decades. That is to lead the school’s […]

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