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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)

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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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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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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College stymies Reedemer

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College stymies Reedemer

| January 3, 2013 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester College continued to impress on the hardcourt Wednesday afternoon. The nationally-ranked Warriors built a 23-point halftime cushion at Rochester High School and cruised to a 73-46 non-conference victory over Redeemer College. Rochester College, which moved to 17-3 overall on the season, led 46-23 at the break and outscored Redeemer 27-23 over […]

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