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BOYS BASKETBALL: Sharpshooting Oxford rolls past Holly to earn district finals date with Clarkston

BOYS BASKETBALL: Sharpshooting Oxford rolls past Holly to earn district finals date with Clarkston

| March 8, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt CLARKSTON — Oxford made sure it scheduled a date Friday with top-ranked Clarkston. The youthful Wildcats finished 11-for-27 from three-point range Wednesday, including draining five of their first nine long distance dials, in building a 19-13 first-quarter lead. Oxford never looked back in routing […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston overcomes Lake Orion’s fast start to reach district finals

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston overcomes Lake Orion’s fast start to reach district finals

| March 8, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt CLARKSTON — Lake Orion accomplished a feat against top-ranked Clarkston that few schools have done in recent years: Build a lead against the Wolves after the first quarter. The Dragons did so Wednesday night in their Class A district semifinal against the defending state […]

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Cleveland State stuns Oakland to reach Horizon League finals

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Cleveland State stuns Oakland to reach Horizon League finals

| March 5, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt DETROIT — Oakland’s March curse reared its ugly head once again. Despite prevailing in the quarterfinals Sunday night for its first conference tournament win since 2014, fourth-seeded Oakland put together its poorest shooting effort in years, and eighth-seeded Cleveland State too advantage and pulled […]

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COLLEGE  BASKETBALL: Oakland exorcizes conference demons with Horizon League quarterfinals win over IUPUI

COLLEGE  BASKETBALL: Oakland exorcizes conference demons with Horizon League quarterfinals win over IUPUI

| March 4, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt DETROIT — Perhaps a large black veil has been lifted from the faces of Oakland University men’s basketball players. For five straight years, including the last three in the Horizon League Tournament and two years prior in the Summit League, the Golden Grizzlies […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Utica Eisenhower snaps 15-year drought with district title win over Stoney Creek

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Utica Eisenhower snaps 15-year drought with district title win over Stoney Creek

| March 2, 2018 | Comments (0)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — The drought is over for Utica Eisenhower. The Eagles overcame a slow start to claim their first Class A district title in 15 years Friday by downing host Rochester Stoney Creek, 49-33. Eisenhower (19-3) held the Cougars to […]

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WRESTLING: Dakota rallies to end Oxford’s season in state quarterfinals

WRESTLING: Dakota rallies to end Oxford’s season in state quarterfinals

| February 23, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt KALAMAZOO — Oxford’s state tournament run has ended in the state quarterfinals round once again. This time it was Macomb Dakota that stalled the Wildcats’ postseason run with a come-from-behind victory. Trailing 19-12, third-seeded Dakota won the final five weight classes as part […]

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COMPETITIVE CHEER: Another giant leap for Highlanders-kind: Rochester Adams pulls stunner, wins first district title

COMPETITIVE CHEER: Another giant leap for Highlanders-kind: Rochester Adams pulls stunner, wins first district title

| February 17, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — In recent years, Rochester Adams has taken a quantum leap in the sport of competitive cheer. On Saturday, the Highlanders took another giant leap. Adams captured its first district crown in school, topping the 13-school field at Rochester Stoney Creek […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Fast start propels Rochester Hills Christian past Lake Orion Baptist in MACS state tournament

BOYS BASKETBALL: Fast start propels Rochester Hills Christian past Lake Orion Baptist in MACS state tournament

| February 16, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Even as the top-ranked school in the Michigan Association of Christian Schools Division I circles, Rochester Hills Christian still showed its youth sometimes. Fortunately for the Eagles, talent can usually overcome mistakes. Rochester Hills Christian had its fair share of mental […]

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WRESTLING: Usual suspects: Oxford tames Clarkston, Lake Orion for 10th regional title in 11 years

WRESTLING: Usual suspects: Oxford tames Clarkston, Lake Orion for 10th regional title in 11 years

| February 15, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt CLARKSTON — When it comes to high school wrestling in the state of Michigan, Oxford definitely qualifies as part of the usual suspects. The seventh-ranked Wildcats advanced to the state tournament for the 10th time in 11 years with the school’s 12th overall regional […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland pulls away from Detroit-Mercy for Metro Series sweep

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland pulls away from Detroit-Mercy for Metro Series sweep

| February 10, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — With the regular season conference championship out of reach, Oakland University still showed no mercy on one of its arch-rivals. The oft-inconsistent Golden Grizzlies put the finishing touches on the series sweep of the University of Detroit-Mercy Friday night, downing the […]

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WRESTLING LEAGUE TOURNAMENTS RESULTS

WRESTLING LEAGUE TOURNAMENTS RESULTS

| February 4, 2018 | Comments (0)

OAA RED/WHITE DIVISIONS CHAMPIONSHIP (Feb. 2 at Rochester Adams H.S.) TEAM SCORES — 1. Oxford, 252.5; Clarkston, 227.5; 3. Lake Orion, 181.5; 4. Rochester Adams,, 100; 5. Birmingham Seaholm, 91.5; 6. Birmingham Groves, 88.5; 7. Troy, 82; 8. Rochester, 72.5; 9. Southfield A&T, 50; 10. Auburn Hills Avondale, 47. OAA RED DIVISION DUAL MEET STANDINGS […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Top-ranked Clarkston soars past No. 2 Hazel Park

BOYS BASKETBALL: Top-ranked Clarkston soars past No. 2 Hazel Park

| January 30, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans HAZEL PARK — For the first time in its illustrious 24-year history, the Oakland Activities Association welcomed the rare commodity of featuring a basketball game that consisted of the top two teams in the Associated Press Class A state rankings. Top-ranked Clarkston made sure there was no […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clarkston maintains OAA-Red lead with win over Stoney Creek

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clarkston maintains OAA-Red lead with win over Stoney Creek

| January 26, 2018 | Comments (0)

Wolves’ Luchenbach reach 1,000 summit in win   BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickdradt CLARKSTON — Halfway through the OAA Red Division league season and Clarkston controls its own destiny. The first-place Wolves held onto sole possession of first place Friday with a 40-20 triumph over visiting Rochester Stoney Creek […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester holds off Adams to win annual Crosstown Showdown

BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester holds off Adams to win annual Crosstown Showdown

| January 22, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickdradt   ROCHESTER HILLS — Hunter Schattler remembers vividly the growing pains of a 0-21 season. That was the 2014-15 campaign, Schattler’s freshman campaign Schattler also remembers his freshman and sophomore seasons where his Rochester basketball team were blown out of the gymnasium by arch-rival […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rochester Adams rolls by Rochester for eight straight ‘Showdown’ win

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rochester Adams rolls by Rochester for eight straight ‘Showdown’ win

| January 21, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickdradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Adams picked the right time to come out of a team shooting slump. The Highlanders scored a season-high of points in a 60-36 victory over arch-rival Rochester in the 12th annual Crosstown Showdown at the Oakland University O’Rena. Adams has […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM CAPSULES 2017-18

BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM CAPSULES 2017-18

| January 9, 2018 | Comments (1)

BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM CAPSULES 2017-18 Below the the 2017-18 boys basketball team capsules for high schools located in the coverage region for www.northoakalndsports.com. Additional information can be forwarded to dan.stickradt@northoaklndsports.com or results@northoaklandsports.com. Follow on Twitter @LocalSportsFans   Auburn Hills Avondale HEAD COACH: Tim Morton, 15th season (non-consecutive, 184-136). 2016-17 RECORD: 12-10, 4-6 OAA White Division […]

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DIVISION 1 STATE FINALS: Clarkston’s defense stifles West Bloomfield’s high-powered engine to win third D-1 state crown

DIVISION 1 STATE FINALS: Clarkston’s defense stifles West Bloomfield’s high-powered engine to win third D-1 state crown

| November 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt DETROIT — All football coaches need to make adjustments in games or even at various points of a given season. Such is the case at Clarkston. Through Week 6 of the regular season, the unranked Wolves sat 4-2 following losses to West Bloomfield (37-15) […]

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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CLASS B SEMIFINALS: No. 1 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep cruises past Fruitport to reach state finals

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL CLASS B SEMIFINALS: No. 1 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep cruises past Fruitport to reach state finals

| November 17, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt BATTLE CREEK  — All in an hour’s work and all by reaching out to the hot hand. Pontiac Notre Dame Prep dispatched unranked Fruitport Friday in the Class B state semifinals in the form of a 25-15, 25-9, 25-14 sweep at Kellogg Arena to […]

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