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Category: Where Are They Now?

Home Sweet Home: Rochester College finally arrives home, honors legendary coach Garth Pleasant with brand new arena

Home Sweet Home: Rochester College finally arrives home, honors legendary coach Garth Pleasant with brand new arena

| February 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Over five decades in the making, and Rochester College’s men’s basketball program has finally arrived home. Not from a long road trip. Not from another small college in Michigan. The Warriors have come home — literally. After over five decades of athletics and men’s basketball teams at the tiny Christian college in […]

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COLLEGE RECRUITING: College Signings List 2017

COLLEGE RECRUITING: College Signings List 2017

| February 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Below is a list of athletes from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area who have signed or committed to play collegiate sports. Additions to this list can be made by emailing dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com or results@northoaklandsports.com   CLASS OF 2017 ABURUN HILLS AVONDALE Irvin Castro Soccer Lawrence Tech University Kassidy Embrey Soccer Northwood Griffin Kubert Soccer Northwood Katelyn Mather Soccer […]

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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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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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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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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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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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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland Bader is new NCAA 3-pointers king

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland Bader is new NCAA 3-pointers king

| February 4, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS MILWAUKEE — Oakland’s Travis Bader set the NCAA Division I record for the most career 3-pointers on Sunday against UW-Milwaukee, surpassing the previous mark of 457 set by Duke’s J.J. Redick. Bader, who entered the game two behind Redick, missed his first 3-point attempt but made his next four. He broke the […]

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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: 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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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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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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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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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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