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COLLEGE WOMEN’S SOCCER: Hamad’s two goals lifts Olivet College past Rochester College, 2-1

COLLEGE WOMEN’S SOCCER: Hamad’s two goals lifts Olivet College past Rochester College, 2-1

| September 4, 2013 | Comments (0)

  PONTIAC — Amber Hamnad came off the bench and scored two goals Wednesday and that was enough to lead the Olivet College women’s soccer team to a 2-1 victory over host Rochester College at the Ultimate Soccer Arenas. Mary Lamp assisted on both goals with Gusty Kummer also drawing an assist for Olivet College, […]

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WOMEN’S GOLF: Rochester grad Christine Meier wins second Michigan Amateur in three years

WOMEN’S GOLF: Rochester grad Christine Meier wins second Michigan Amateur in three years

| August 17, 2013 | Comments (0)

  FOR MORE GOLF COVERAGE AROUND MICHIGAN, VISIT: http://oaklandgolfscene.blogspot.com/  and http://michigangolfscene.co/ MORE GOLF COVERAGE ON WWW.NORTHOAKLANDSPORTS.COM : http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=Golf&x=9&y=14   BY JOE AKERS CORRESPONDENT oak.pressdetroitareagolfscene@gmail.com   EAST LANSING — Christina Meier defeated Hailey Hrynewich 3-and-2 to win the 97th Michigan Women’s Amateur at Walnut Hills Country Club Friday afternoon. As it was in just about every […]

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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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BASEBALL: Lake Orion pitching prospect Schaenzer commits to Kentucky

BASEBALL: Lake Orion pitching prospect Schaenzer commits to Kentucky

| August 2, 2013 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   LAKE ORION — Making sure that would be no distractions once his senior year began next month, Brad Schanezer ended his college recruitment this week. The soon-to-be Lake Orion High School senior sent an oral down to the University of Kentucky to play baseball in […]

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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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GIRLS LACROSSE: Athens’ Chen signs with Queens

GIRLS LACROSSE: Athens’ Chen signs with Queens

| July 23, 2013 | Comments (0)

  TROY — Troy Athens lacrosse standout Becca Chen signed a national letter of intent recently to play lacrosse at Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Chen, a midfielder, was a four-year starter on the Red Hawks’ varsity. Chen has been an All-OAA Red Division selection in 2010 and 2011. She missed part of the 2012 season […]

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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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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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COLLEGE WOMEN’S SOCCER: Oakland O’Shea resigns after 19 seasons

COLLEGE WOMEN’S SOCCER: Oakland O’Shea resigns after 19 seasons

| July 16, 2013 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland women’s soccer head coach Nick O’Shea has resigned, announced by Director of Athletics Tracy Huth on Monday. O’Shea spent 19 seasons at the helm and led the Golden Grizzlies to seven NCAA tournaments. “I want to thank Oakland University for the opportunity to coach and work with all the exceptional student-athletes, coaches […]

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COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Francis relieved as Oakland coach

COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Francis relieved as Oakland coach

| June 13, 2013 | Comments (0)

  ROCHESTER HILLS — Veteran Beckie Francis has been relieved of her position as head coach of the Oakland University women’s basketball program effective immediately, announced by Director of Athletics Tracy Huth on Wednesday. “We wish Coach Francis the best in her future endeavors,” said Huth. Jeff Tungate will assume responsibility for the women’s basketball program until a […]

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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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COLLEGE LACROSSE: Big Ten Conference to add lacrosse

COLLEGE LACROSSE: Big Ten Conference to add lacrosse

| June 4, 2013 | Comments (0)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The Big Ten Conference announced today (Monday, June 3) the formation of a men’s and women’s lacrosse conference, in which the University of Michigan men’s and women’s lacrosse teams will begin competition during the 2014-15 academic year. “Men’s and women’s lacrosse are great additions to the official lineup of Big Ten sponsored […]

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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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BOYS LACROSSE: Clarkston doubles up Petoskey

BOYS LACROSSE: Clarkston doubles up Petoskey

| May 14, 2013 | Comments (0)

CLARKSTON — Behind a 12-goal outburst, Clarkston doubled up Petoskey Saturday, 12-6, in a non-conference boys lacrosse match. The state-ranked Wolves scored three goals in the first period, added four in the third and capped the game with five more tallies in the fourth quarter. Petoskey (7-3-0) scored three times in the opening frame and […]

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A New Horizon…Oakland accepts invitation to join the Horizon League

A New Horizon…Oakland accepts invitation to join the Horizon League

| May 8, 2013 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University Director of Athletics Tracy Huth announced on Tuesday that the Golden Grizzlies will leave The Summit League and join the Horizon League on July 1, 2013. OU will compete in all of its 18 intercollegiate sports. “Moving to the Horizon League allows us to associate and compete with institutions with outstanding academic […]

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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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