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PLOA SOCCER: Oakland FC fends off Grand Rapids

PLOA SOCCER: Oakland FC fends off Grand Rapids

| May 15, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Far from a thing of beauty, the inaugural home opener for the Oakland County FC is in the records books and so is the franchise’s first-ever victory. Oakland County FC opened up play in the 12-team Premier League of America Saturday night at Rochester […]

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MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wright State upsets Oakland to reach Horizon League finals

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wright State upsets Oakland to reach Horizon League finals

| March 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — Wright State made sure the upset trend continued in full force Monday night. Hours after Wisconsin-Green Bay upset top-seeded Valparaiso, 99-92, in overtime, the Raiders followed suit by stymying the nation’s leading offensive team with a 59-55 triumph over second-seeded Oakland University in the Horizon League […]

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MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Green Bay advances to Horizon League title game with OT victory over top-seeded Valparaiso

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Green Bay advances to Horizon League title game with OT victory over top-seeded Valparaiso

| March 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — Having to play four games in four days can seem like a challenge. Not for Wisconsin-Green Bay. The fourth-seeded Phoenix made sure they will play on a fourth consecutive date, advancing to the Horizon League finals with a 99-92 overtime upset victory Monday night over top-seeded […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland rebounds to dunk Green Bay

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland rebounds to dunk Green Bay

| February 13, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — A true test of a team’s character can often be witnessed after a loss. Oakland University bounded back from a gut-wrenching 93-85 home loss to Milwaukee on Thursday to topple Wisconsin-Green Bay, 111-93, Saturday in Horizon League play at the O’rena, keeping the Golden […]

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SPORTS BRIEFS: 5K fundraiser run set for New Day Foundation

SPORTS BRIEFS: 5K fundraiser run set for New Day Foundation

| January 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

5K FUNDRAISER A 5K charity run in honor of Rochester Stoney Creek High School freshman Sam Kell, who is battling brain cancer, is set for 10 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 9) at Stony Creek Metropark in Washington Twp. The cost is $20 per athlete. To register, go to www.runsignup.com. All proceeds go to the New Day […]

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CHARITIES: TRC going all out for Izzy

CHARITIES: TRC going all out for Izzy

| July 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

Matt Moscato Golf Outing on deck for desperate candidate   LINKING UP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1582620081999214/ http://trcares.com/matt-moscato-charity-golf-2015-friday-july-31-2015/ www.trcares.com   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Izzy Smith endured a lingering, six-week battle with bronchitis and sinus infection in the fall of 2012. Once those unpleasantries conceded, the then-12-year-old was still left with a […]

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PDL SOCCER: Michigan gives Thunder Bay the chills by rallying for overtime win

PDL SOCCER: Michigan gives Thunder Bay the chills by rallying for overtime win

| July 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans PONTIAC — Although Michigan has had to play from behind in a couple of games this season, the Bucks have not been placed in a similar predicament as they were Friday. Michigan bounced back from a 2-0 second-half deficit with two goals in the final 12 […]

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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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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland breezes past UIC

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland breezes past UIC

| February 25, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAVE CAMERON CORRESPONDENT North Oakland Sports ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University continues to grow into the Horizon League, after getting to the summit of the Summit League and powering through the Division II days of the 1990s. Oakland routed the University of Illinois-Chicago 81-56 Sunday afternoon at the O’rena before another large crowd of […]

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FOOTBALL: 2014 FLINT METRO LEAGUE TEAM CAPSULES

FOOTBALL: 2014 FLINT METRO LEAGUE TEAM CAPSULES

| August 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

2014 PREP FOOTBALL TEAM CAPSULES  Team capsules compiled by senior editor Dan Stickradt and staff. Email dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com or results@northoaklandsports.com. Follow on Twitter @LocalSportsFans and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/North-Oakland-Sports/439028726180861.     Clio NICKNAME: Tigers HEAD COACH: Todd Richards, first season (33-25 at other schools). ASSISTANT COACHES: Brady LaFromboise, Mike LeGro, Lance Hamilto, Josh Linto, James LeGrowe. 2013 […]

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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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COLLEGE ATHLETICS: Oakland University names Jeffrey Konya as new AD

COLLEGE ATHLETICS: Oakland University names Jeffrey Konya as new AD

| July 8, 2014 | Comments (0)

  ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University interim President Betty J. Youngblood is pleased to announce that Jeffrey F. Konya has been appointed director of athletics effective August 11, 2014. Konya is currently the athletics director of the California State University Bakersfield (CSUB) athletics department, where he has worked since 2010. Konya replaces Robby Stewart, who […]

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FOOTBALL: Four local players selected for Michigan-Ohio Border Classic

FOOTBALL: Four local players selected for Michigan-Ohio Border Classic

| June 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

FINDLAY, Ohio — Four local prep football stars were chosen to play in the inaugural Michigan-Ohio Border Classic football contest, slated for June 14 at the University of Findlay. The classic will pit some of Michigan’s top senior prospects against some of the top graduating seniors from Ohio. The contest replaces the MHSFCA East-West All-Star […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Former Clarkston standout Nick Tatu signs with Rochester College

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Former Clarkston standout Nick Tatu signs with Rochester College

| June 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

  ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester College head men’s basketball coach Klint Pleasant is pleased to announce the signing of Nick Tatu. Tatu ranks ninth in the Clarkston record books for points in a career with 953 (11.9 ppg) and third in three-point field goals made in a career with 182. Tatu joins the Warriors after […]

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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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