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COLLEGE SIGNINGS: Lake Orion’s Waelchli signs with Oakland

COLLEGE SIGNINGS: Lake Orion’s Waelchli signs with Oakland

| January 11, 2013 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER — Alex Waelchli of Lake Orion and Jacob Johnson of Lansing both signed letters-of-intent to play college golf at Oakland University recently, to round off a solid recruiting class for the Golden Grizzlies. “I am very pleased that Alex and Jacob decided to join our program,” said O coach Russ Cunningham. “I’m excited to […]

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COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: League-leading SDSU rolls over Oakland

COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: League-leading SDSU rolls over Oakland

| January 11, 2013 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS– League-leading South Dakota State simply overmatched Oakland University Thursday night and the Jackrabbits cruised to a 64-43 Summit League victory over the Golden Grizzlies at the Athletics Center O’rena. Elena Popkey’s scored nine for Oakland (7-9, 1-3). “I thought we had some really good moments, especially pulling to within eight in the second […]

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OU's Mondy and WIU's Parks named Summit League Players of the Week

OU’s Mondy and WIU’s Parks named Summit League Players of the Week

| January 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

Duke Mondy is just the second OU plaer to earn POW award this season. ELMHURST, Ill. – Oakland’s Duke Mondy and Western Illinois’ Terell Parks were named The Summit League Players of the Week, announced by the league office on Monday. Mondy, a junior from Grand Rapids, Mich., earns his first player of the week award. Mondy led […]

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COACHES CORNER: The athletics scholarship: Easier said than done

COACHES CORNER: The athletics scholarship: Easier said than done

| December 21, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY GREG CIELEC cielec@hotmail.com   Many high school athletes, and some of their parents too, dream of the day they receive a full scholarship to play their sport at a major college. However, it is not that simple and for a variety of reasons it is something a handful of high school athletes get to […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S SOCCER: Dillon, Georgetown fall in NCAA finals

COLLEGE MEN’S SOCCER: Dillon, Georgetown fall in NCAA finals

| December 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

HOOVER, Ala. – The best season in Georgetown University men’s soccer history came to an end Sunday afternoon at Regions Park in Hoover, Ala., in the College Cup National Championship as the Hoyas fell to the Indiana University Hoosiers, 1-0. Georgetown started the season unranked and went all the way to the national championship game […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College routs Lawrence Tech

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College routs Lawrence Tech

| November 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Led by three players in double figures, Rochester College had no trouble from Lawrence Tech Monday, as the Warriors rolled past the visitors 62-27 in a non-conference men’s basketball game Monday at Rochester High. Dramell Hogan scored a game-high 16 points ot lead Rochester College. Starvos Schizas added 13 points, AJ Burton […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland claims 90-77 exhibition victory over Defiance

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland claims 90-77 exhibition victory over Defiance

| November 7, 2012 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS – Duke Mondy tallied 24 points, eight steals and seven rebounds, while Travis Bader posted 20 points to lead Oakland past Defiance College, 90-77, in a men’s basketball exhibition game on Tuesday inside the Athletics Center O’Rena. The Golden Grizzlies scored 32 points off 26 turnovers. “This was kind of a strange game […]

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COLLEGE WOMEN’S SOCCER: Oakland clinches eighth Summit League title

COLLEGE WOMEN’S SOCCER: Oakland clinches eighth Summit League title

| October 30, 2012 | Comments (1)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University will enter another Summit League Women’s Soccer Tournament as the No. 1 seed. A first-half goal by Brianne Horne sealed a 1-0 victory for Oakland over Western Illinois on Sunday at the OU Soccer Field. The win, which came on Senior Day, clinched The Summit League regular season championship for […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S SOCCER: Rochester College erupts in 11-0 win over Kuyper College

COLLEGE MEN’S SOCCER: Rochester College erupts in 11-0 win over Kuyper College

| October 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

PONTIAC — In recent weeks, Rochester College’s offense has erupted. Kuyper College became the latest victim. Ethan West scored two minutes into the contest to kickstart the rout and Chad Helberg scored five goals for the Warriors. Sophomore Joey Franchini jammed home another goal in the 15th minute off the cross from freshman Anthony Goucher, […]

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COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Crump gains 200th career win in sweep of UM-Dearborn

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Crump gains 200th career win in sweep of UM-Dearborn

| October 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

DEARBORN —Rochester College’s women’s volleyball team found another level Saturday at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and that resulted in a 3-0 sweep of the Wolves. The win, which featured sets of 25-23, 25-11 and 25-21, snapped a seven-game losing streak against UM Dearborn As a team, the Warriors had 28 kills, 66 digs and six […]

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COLLEGE MEN'S SOCCER: Oakland grabs Summit League lead with 3-1 win over UMKC

COLLEGE MEN’S SOCCER: Oakland grabs Summit League lead with 3-1 win over UMKC

| October 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Kyle Berthel made sure that Oakland University which maintain its lead in the Summit League men’s soccer race Saturday night. The sophomore scored a pair of goals and Oakland toppled visiting UMKC, 3-1, in a showdown of the co-league leaders at the OU Soccer Field. “We’re pleased to get a 3-1 win […]

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COLLEGE COMMITMENTS: Check out to see who will be playing at the next level

COLLEGE COMMITMENTS: Check out to see who will be playing at the next level

| October 11, 2012 | Comments (0)

Know of a student-athlete that has signed a letter of intent, made an oral commitment, agreed to terms for a walk-on position or is currently playing collegiate sports from the www.northoaklandsports.comcoverage region? Please feel free to submit information about any local athletes. Include photos and contact information and we will compile feature stories on as […]

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BASKETBALL: Mr. Basketball favorite James Young sends oral to Kentucky

BASKETBALL: Mr. Basketball favorite James Young sends oral to Kentucky

| October 11, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans MADISON HEIGHTS — James Young is about to be a part of an historic recruiting class at the University of Kentucky. The 6-foot-7 senior swingman, who recently transferred to Rochester High from Troy High for his senior year after his family moved in July, announced Thursday that […]

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COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Bowling Green outlasts Oakland

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Bowling Green outlasts Oakland

| October 9, 2012 | Comments (0)

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Not quite enough. Meghan Bray earned 22 kills and 24 digs and  Taylor Humm added 13 kills and 21 digs as the Oakland volleyball team (11-9) fell to Bowling Green State in five sets Tuesday night at Stroh Center. OU fell with set scores of 25-23, 22-25, 17-25, 25-23 and 7-15. […]

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COLLEGE SOCCER: Michigan puts the clamps down on Oakland

COLLEGE SOCCER: Michigan puts the clamps down on Oakland

| October 9, 2012 | Comments (0)

ANN ARBOR— This round goes to the University of Michigan. Shawn Claud Lawson had three shots on goal for Oakland in a 1-0 loss at Michigan) on Tuesday at the U-M Soccer Stadium It was only the second time that the Golden Grizzlies have been shutout this season. “We’re not happy with the loss,” said […]

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COLLEGE SOCCER: Oakland trips up Oral Roberts

COLLEGE SOCCER: Oakland trips up Oral Roberts

| September 25, 2012 | Comments (1)

TULSA, Okla. — Two goals and an assist by Miche’le Lipari helped propel Oakland a 5-0 win over Oral Roberts in the Summit League opener on Saturday at the Case Soccer Complex. The explosive Golden Grizzlies have scored five goals in back-to-back matches. “A great team effort allowed us to open up conference play with […]

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COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Oakland upends South Dakota

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Oakland upends South Dakota

| September 25, 2012 | Comments (1)

VERMILLION, S.D. – Alli Kirk recorded a match-high 20 digs and Meghan Bray earned 18 kills and 14 digs as the Oakland volleyball team  earned a four-set victory over South Dakota  in a Summit League matchup Sunday afternoon at the Dakota Dome. The Golden Grizzlies (9-6, 2-2 Summit) won with set scores of 25-23, 23-25, 25-12 […]

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COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Connie Miner named Oakland’s softball coach

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Connie Miner named Oakland’s softball coach

| September 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY DAN GLIOT CORRESPONDENT ROCHESTER HILLS — Connie Miner has been named the new head softball coach at Oakland, announced Director of Athletics Tracy Huth on Wednesday. Miner brings 22 years of head coaching experience at UC Riverside, San Jose State and Eastern Michigan while amassing over 500 wins in her career. “We welcome Connie […]

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