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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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THURSDAY’S GIRLS SOCCER: Notre Dame Prep blanks Gabriel Richard; Adams edges Troy; Lake Orion, Athens battle to draw

| April 11, 2013 | Comments (0)

PONTIAC — Behind another offensive display, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep remained unbeaten on the young girls soccer season Thursday. The Fighting Irish, who reached the Division 3 Final Four last June, cruised to a 3-0 shutout of Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard in a CHSL-AA Division contest. Taylor Timko scored all three goals for NDP (2-0-0, […]

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COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Oakland, Toledo play to split

| April 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

 TOLEDO, Ohio — Erin Galloway and Abbie Richardson each hit sacrifice flies in the eighth inning of game two and Bailee Braunreuther  earned her first win of the season to lead the Oakland softball team to split a doubleheader with Toledo with a 9-7 victory in extra innings and a 6-2 defeat in Game 1, at the […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College falls in NAIA debut

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College falls in NAIA debut

| March 9, 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     BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. — In its first year of eligibility in the NAIA, Rochester […]

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COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland falls to South Dakota State in Summit quarterfinals

COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland falls to South Dakota State in Summit quarterfinals

| March 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Oakland University’s stay in the Summit League Women’s Basketball Tournament was a short one. The eight-seeded Golden Grizzlies were ousted by top-seeded South Dakota State, 67-53, at the Sioux Falls Arena. South Dakota State (23-7) advances to Monday’s semifinals. “Our players were crying after the game,” said Oakland head coach Beckie […]

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MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Rochester College wins fifth USCAA national title

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Rochester College wins fifth USCAA national title

| March 2, 2013 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans UNIONTOWN, Penn.  — A storybook season for Rochester College’s men’s basketball season just added another fine chapter Saturday afternoon. The Warriors captured their fifth national championship in school history, all coming in the past 24 years, with a 70-67 victory over Daemen College at Penn State-Fayette. The […]

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RECRUITING: Pontiac’s Cole commits to Central Michigan for baseball

RECRUITING: Pontiac’s Cole commits to Central Michigan for baseball

| February 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

PONTIAC — For the first time in many years, the city of Pontiac has a Division I baseball prospect. Pontiac High’s Dazon Cole, still a junior, committed to Central Michigan recently, giving the Phoenix a legitimate high-level college prospect. Cole, an infielder and right-handed pitcher, still has two seasons of high school baseball left. Last […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL:  Rochester’s Young earns McDonald’s All-America honor

BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester’s Young earns McDonald’s All-America honor

| February 16, 2013 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — As one of highest-ranked prep basketball players to hail from Michigan in the past quarter century, James Young has garnered plenty of attention. The 6-foot-7 senior guard from Rochester High earned yet another high honor on Friday. Young was selected to participate in the annual McDonald’s All-American Game, which will be played […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bader erupts as Oakland downs SDSU

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bader erupts as Oakland downs SDSU

| February 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Travis Bader was red-hot from outside the three-point range and Oakland University continued its hot streak Saturday afternoon. Bader, a junior guard, erupted for 31 points, sinking 9 of 16 from 3-point range, and Oakland won its fifth game in a row by defeating South Dakota State, 88-83, on Saturday at the […]

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COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL:  South Dakota State cruises past Oakland 83-48

COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: South Dakota State cruises past Oakland 83-48

| February 10, 2013 | Comments (0)

BROOKINGS, S.D. – South Dakota State remained in the Summit League women’s basketball driver’s seat at Oakland expense Saturday. The Jackrabbits cruised to a 83-48 victory over the golden Grizzlies at Frost Arena. Olivia Nash scored a team-high 14 points for Oakland (8-15, 2-9) fell, 83-48. Victoria Lipscomb added 11 points for the Golden Grizzlies. […]

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RECRUITING: Headed to the next level

RECRUITING: Headed to the next level

| February 6, 2013 | 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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JAKE’S TAKE: After the Miracle: Jim Johnson’s golden life with no regrets

JAKE’S TAKE: After the Miracle: Jim Johnson’s golden life with no regrets

| February 6, 2013 | Comments (0)

TROY — Jim Johnson went through it all. Now the Troy (Mich.) High School Athletics Director, Johnson skated alongside Mark Johnson and Mike Eruzione. He fired slap shots at Jim Craig. He checked the men who went on to accomplish the greatest sports miracle of all time. He played under Herb Brooks. He skated the […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL:  Bader’s 11 three-pointers help Oakland sink IUPUI

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bader’s 11 three-pointers help Oakland sink IUPUI

| January 25, 2013 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS  —  It was a record setting night for Oakland University’s Travis Bader. The junior sharpshooter hit a school-record 11 3-pointers and scored a career-high 47 points to lead Oakland past IUPUI 89-71 Thursday night. Bader’s point total is the highest this season by a Division I player, beating a 42-point performance by Tyler […]

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COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland's Bethany Watterworth to miss remainder of season

COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland’s Bethany Watterworth to miss remainder of season

| January 20, 2013 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER  HILLS —  Preseason Summit League Player of the Year Bethany Watterworth of Oakland University will be out for the remainder of the season, announced OU head coach Beckie Francis. Watterworth averaged over 18 points per game last season, but has missed all of 2012-13 with a back injury, suffered during the offseason. “This is […]

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COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: South Dakota uses late run to tame Oakland

COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: South Dakota uses late run to tame Oakland

| January 20, 2013 | Comments (0)

VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota used a late run to pull away Saturday afternoon and defeat Oakland University, 64-49, in a Summit League women’s basketball game in the Dakota Dome. Tempestt Wilson led the Coyotes (9-10, 4-2) with 17 points and Nicole Seekamp added 15, including three 3-pointers. Polly Harrington had 10 points and seven […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: South Dakota hands Oakland rare home loss

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: South Dakota hands Oakland rare home loss

| January 20, 2013 | Comments (0)

  For more on this story or on Oakland University athletics, visit http://oaklandpostonline.com/2013/01/19/sports/oakland-suffers-first-home-defeat-of-the-season-97-78-to-south-dakota/    or http://oaklandpostonline.com/ BY TIMOTHY PONTZER CORRESPNDENT trpontze@oakland.edu ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University men’s basketball team suffered its first home loss of the season on Saturday night, falling 97-78 to South Dakota in Summit League play. The 19-point margin marked the worst conference […]

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COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL:  Rochester College routs George Brown

COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College routs George Brown

| January 16, 2013 | Comments (0)

Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — After falling to NCAA DI Oakland University recently, the Rochester College women’s basketball team (7-8) came to play in front of their home crowd and won easily Tuesday over George Brown College, 69-32. Rochester College tucked the game away by the half, building a 40-8 cushion. All 15 players saw […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College’s win streak hits 10 games

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College’s win streak hits 10 games

| January 16, 2013 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester College’s men’s basketball team continued to dominate small-school competition, winning a pair of games last week. The Warriors enjoyed victories over George Brown College and Redeemer University College. RC defeated George Brown, 81-64, to earn their 16th win of the season. The Warriors struggled out of the gate, down 10-0 after […]

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