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Category: BWW Athlete of the Week

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston’s Foster Loyer is a rare breed for prep athlete

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston’s Foster Loyer is a rare breed for prep athlete

| March 24, 2018 | Comments (0)

. BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt . EAST LANSING — Dan Fife just knew he had something special in Foster Loyer four years ago. But just how special remained to be seen. Loyer, now a senior guard at Michigan prep basketball powerhouse Clarkston, finished up his high school […]

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COLLEGE RECRUITING: College Signings List 2017

COLLEGE RECRUITING: College Signings List 2017

| February 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Below is a list of athletes from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area who have signed or committed to play collegiate sports. Additions to this list can be made by emailing dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com or results@northoaklandsports.com   CLASS OF 2017 ABURUN HILLS AVONDALE Irvin Castro Soccer Lawrence Tech University Kassidy Embrey Soccer Northwood Griffin Kubert Soccer Northwood Katelyn Mather Soccer […]

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The New Face of Addiction: F.A.N. Unleashes Attack To Run Drugs Out Of Town

The New Face of Addiction: F.A.N. Unleashes Attack To Run Drugs Out Of Town

| November 3, 2016 | Comments (0)

. . . . BY DAN STICKRADT GREENINGDETROIT.COM dan@greeningdetroit.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans — Courtesy Story from www.greeningdetroit.com FRASER, Mich. — Mark Rudolph remembers the day he received the call. It was a moment that parents — all parents — fear will never come. Rudolph’s son, Ryan, had died of a drug overdose. Heroin was the deadly […]

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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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WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL SPORTS BAR?: Pre-game, during-game and post-game ...

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL SPORTS BAR?: Pre-game, during-game and post-game …

| June 16, 2015 | Comments (1)

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL SPORTS BAR? Pre-game, during-game and post-game for coaches, athletes, parents and sports fans from around the area … where do you like to congregate.   [polldaddy poll=6414054]

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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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BOYS SOCCER: Highlanders Spine: Lencioni brothers are the backbone of Rochester Adams’ run to Final Four

BOYS SOCCER: Highlanders Spine: Lencioni brothers are the backbone of Rochester Adams’ run to Final Four

| October 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — When the Lencioni brothers were all in middle school, they often had discussions around the house or soccer pitch of what it would be like to play together at the high school level and lead their school to a deep run in the […]

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CHARITY EVENTS: TRC-Moscato golf outing to raise money for Mancini family

CHARITY EVENTS: TRC-Moscato golf outing to raise money for Mancini family

| July 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com   ROCHESTER HILLS — Tragedy. Hardship. The unexpected. These are all motivating factors behind the Rochester Hills-based Thomas Richards Charity. Founded in 2007 by 1989 Rochester High School grad Tim Ciotti and friends, the group holds charity events in the Rochester area throughout the year to help desperate families […]

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Tribute to our moms: The real MVPs of our lives

Tribute to our moms: The real MVPs of our lives

| May 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

It was kind of fitting that when Kevin Durant was named the National Basketball Association MVP for 2013-14 this past week, he spent plenty of time on record thanking his mom, Wanda Pratt, for helping, teaching and guiding him to where his is today. The Oklahoma City Thunder star wasn’t glorifying himself and putting his […]

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AOTW: Watterworth Seven: Lake Orion Baptist star the last in line of long legacy of athletes

AOTW: Watterworth Seven: Lake Orion Baptist star the last in line of long legacy of athletes

| February 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

 BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   LAKE ORION — Growing up in a household of athletes, Breanne Watterworth has drawn a lot of comparisons to family members and has had a lot to live up to over the years. Instead of always trying to mimic everything her siblings or parents have accomplished, […]

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Dead-eye ringer: Oakland’s Bader is one of NCAA’s best from downtown

Dead-eye ringer: Oakland’s Bader is one of NCAA’s best from downtown

| January 6, 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 BASKETBALL COVERAGE:  http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=Basketball&x=13&y=12   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — Travis Bader has developed quite a reputation […]

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AOTW: Oxford’s Bandel hopes to help Wildcats go out with a bang

AOTW: Oxford’s Bandel hopes to help Wildcats go out with a bang

| November 4, 2013 | 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 GIRLS VOLLEYBALL COVERAGE: http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=Volleyball&x=0&y=9   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans     OXFORD — It is amazing what less […]

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AOTW: Flock Leader: Rochester’s Pilakos looking to lead Falcons deep in state tournament

AOTW: Flock Leader: Rochester’s Pilakos looking to lead Falcons deep in state tournament

| October 6, 2013 | 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 SOCCER COVERAGE: http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=soccer&x=0&y=0   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — Ask Spiro Pilakos when was the last […]

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AOTW: Pure Finisher: RHC senior Jessie Montgomery establishing himself amongst state’s best goal scorers

AOTW: Pure Finisher: RHC senior Jessie Montgomery establishing himself amongst state’s best goal scorers

| October 1, 2013 | 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 SOCCER COVERAGE:  http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=soccer&x=0&y=0   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — Jesse Montgomery took the soccer ball, […]

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AOTW: Rochester grad Amy Meier’s golf career still on course

AOTW: Rochester grad Amy Meier’s golf career still on course

| August 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   Coming out of high school four years ago, Amy Meier was closer to a prodigy than a prospect on the golf course. Already well-seasoned and polished with her game, Meier was part of an elite group on the high school and amateur golf circuit in Michigan. […]

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AOTW: Running Man: Clarkston two-sport star Eriksen to take talents to Eastern Michigan and beyond

AOTW: Running Man: Clarkston two-sport star Eriksen to take talents to Eastern Michigan and beyond

| July 17, 2013 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans CLARKSTON — Two years ago, Ian Eriksen abided his time as a sophomore back-up running back down on the depth chart. Last fall, the Clarkston High School two-sport standout had a breakthrough junior campaign, finishing as Michigan’s leading rusher on the prep football scene while earning All-State […]

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AOTW: Pack leader: Adams ace Biebelhausen going the distance

AOTW: Pack leader: Adams ace Biebelhausen going the distance

| May 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Throughout his running career at Rochester Adams, Stephen Biebelhausen has always been one of the Highlanders’ best. As a senior, he is trying to make sure that he is also one of the state’s best distance runners. Biebelhausen will run his final race in […]

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GIRLS SOCCER:  The Gatekeepers: Rochester’s Heber, Troy’s Holland are two of state’s best between the pipes

GIRLS SOCCER: The Gatekeepers: Rochester’s Heber, Troy’s Holland are two of state’s best between the pipes

| May 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans When Stephanie Heber was in elementary school, she was usually the one that would stand in goal during soccer practice. She hasn’t left. Either has Alison Holland, who began in a similar way many years ago.. The two felt quite comfortable between the pipes — and now […]

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