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PDL PLAYOFFS: Menace pull postseason upset of defending PDL North American champion Michigan Bucks

PDL PLAYOFFS: Menace pull postseason upset of defending PDL North American champion Michigan Bucks

| July 21, 2017 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LoacalSportsFans PONTIAC, Mich. — There will be a new North American champion in the Premier Developmental League. The fourth-seeded Des Moines (Iowa) Menace lived up to their namesake and posted a 2-0 upset Friday of defending PDL champions and top-seeded Michigan Bucks in the Central Conference semifinals at […]






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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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POLL: Do you think the MHSAA should allow the shootout of the Division 1 boys soccer regional finals between Troy Athens and Macomb Dakota be re-played?

POLL: Do you think the MHSAA should allow the shootout of the Division 1 boys soccer regional finals between Troy Athens and Macomb Dakota be re-played?

| October 30, 2016 | Comments (2)






   






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PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks trip Sockers to advance to PDL North American finals for fifth time

PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks trip Sockers to advance to PDL North American finals for fifth time

| July 30, 2016 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans PONTIAC — As the most successful franchise of the U.S.L. Premier Development League over the past two decades, the Michigan Bucks added to its storied lore Saturday night at the Ultimate Soccer Arenas. The top-seeded Bucks, champions of the Central Conference, tripped up the Midland-Dessa (Tx.) Sockers, […]






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PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks wrap up 12th division title with shutout of Dayton

PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks wrap up 12th division title with shutout of Dayton

| July 18, 2015 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans PONTIAC — It was only fitting that the Michigan Bucks wrapped up another division title Saturday night on its Fall-of-Fame celebration night, honoring four stalwarts of the program at halftime sandwiched around a dominating 2-0 victory over the Dayton Dutch Lions at the Ultimate Soccer Arenas. Michigan […]






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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.  






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PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks reign with second North American title

PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks reign with second North American title

| August 3, 2014 | Comments (0)






Bucks win second cup in four trips to PDL finals   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans FOR MORE SOCCER COVERAGE: http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=soccer&x=0&y=0 PONTIAC — Sometimes scoring chances in soccer can be like a flash of lightning. A seam on the pitch can only be visible for a second or less before it closes […]






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   PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks set to battle for second North American title in comfortable zone

PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks set to battle for second North American title in comfortable zone

| August 3, 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 SOCCER COVERAGE: http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=soccer&x=0&y=0 BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   PONTIAC — The first and last time the […]






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PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks find enough energy to advance to PDL national finals

PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks find enough energy to advance to PDL national finals

| August 2, 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 SOCCER COVERAGE: http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=soccer&x=0&y=0   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   PONTIAC — Zach Steinberger said there was a […]






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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: Catalano’s game continues to climb charts with Michigan Bucks

AOTW: Catalano’s game continues to climb charts with Michigan Bucks

| August 2, 2013 | Comments (0)






  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   PONTIAC — Tommy Catalano laughs about giving orders. “I give them at work. I’m the foreman,” laughed the 22-year-old. “I work with a landscaping company right now.” Catalano my choose which lawns to cut and bricks to lay, but that’s not his life’s mission. There’s […]






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PDL SOCCER:  Michigan Bucks clinch another postseason bid

PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks clinch another postseason bid

| July 16, 2013 | Comments (0)






PONTIAC — The Michigan Bucks finished the regular season home schedule Saturday night with a huge 3-1 victory over the River City Rovers to keep the team just a point out of first place in the Premier Development League’s (PDL) Great Lakes Division. The Bucks have won a record 10 division titles in the first 17 seasons and has qualified for the […]






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PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks leapfrog past Toronto, into first place

PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks leapfrog past Toronto, into first place

| June 6, 2013 | Comments (3)






  TORONTO, Ont. — The Michigan Bucks leapfrogged from third to first place on Wednesday afternoon with a matinee shutout win in Toronto over the Lynx, 1-0. The Bucks (3-1-0, nine points) used a fresh lineup to attack the young Canadian side from the opening whistle, while goal keeper Adam Grinwis registered his second shutout […]






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PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks burn Inferno

PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks burn Inferno

| June 4, 2013 | Comments (0)






WHEATON, Ill. — New season, same winning habits. The Michigan Bucks picked up in 2013 where they left off last season when they opened the campaign with a 5-0 victory over the Chicago Inferno Friday night at Wheaton College. The defending Premier Development League (PDL) regular season champions dominated the season opener from the beginning and applied continuous […]






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MEN’S SOCCER: Rovers’ late goals down Bucks

MEN’S SOCCER: Rovers’ late goals down Bucks

| May 27, 2013 | Comments (0)






BY DAN DUGGAN CORRESPONDENT CANTON — What started out to be a glorious day at the 31st annual Canton Cup Memorial Weekend Soccer Tournament ended in disaster for the Michigan Bucks on Saturday as they gave up two goals in the game’s final minutes to give the River City Rovers their first win of the season, […]






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2013 GIRLS SOCCER TEAM CAPSULES

2013 GIRLS SOCCER TEAM CAPSULES

| April 17, 2013 | Comments (2)






GIRLS SOCCER TEAM CAPSULES 2013 Below are the 2013 girls soccer team capsules for schools located in the coverage area for www.northoaklandsports.com. To submit information on your team, email Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com   Auburn Hills Avondale HEAD COACH: Doug Steinard, first season. LAST SEASON’S RECORD: Not available. LAST SEASON’S STATE TOURNAMENT: Lost […]






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FRIDAY’S PREP ROUNDUP: Clarkston rallies past Kettering; Stoney Creek outlast Royal Oak

| April 12, 2013 | Comments (0)

WATERFORD — Clarkston rallied back from a one-goal halftime deficit to down Waterford Kettering, 2-1, in a non-league girls soccer match. Olivia Montgomery scored both goals for the Wolves (2-0-2). Shelby Hopper assisted on the first goal, Alison Roberts set up the game winner and Kayla Grzesiak made two saves in net for the win […]

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GIRLS TENNIS: Troy swats rival Athens

| April 12, 2013 | Comments (0)

Girls Tennis TROY 7, TROY ATHENS 2   SINGLES — 1. Amanda Guo (T) d. Iris Su 6-1, 6-2; 2. Morgan Purvis (TA) d. Abbey Rice 3-6, 6-0, 6-2; 3. Elisabeth Yang (TA) d. Arushi Mahajan 6-3, 2-6, 6-4; 4. Tiffany Chen (T) d. Grace Wu 6-3, 6-1; DOUBLES — 1. Kalie Collins-Brittany Friesen (T) […]

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