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Category: Coaches Corner

WRESTLING: Michigan wrestling community saddened by the loss of Rochester’s Frank Lafferty

WRESTLING: Michigan wrestling community saddened by the loss of Rochester’s Frank Lafferty

| February 16, 2017 | Comments (0)

…………………. . . . . . . . BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans CLARKSTON — Veteran high school wrestling coach Frank Lafferty passed away Feb. 16, sending sadness through both the Oakland County and Michigan wrestling community. A high school wrestling coach for more than three decades and a former state championship wrestler himself, […]

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CLUB BOYS SOCCER: Michigan Jaguars’ trio enjoy experience with ODP Interregional call-up

CLUB BOYS SOCCER: Michigan Jaguars’ trio enjoy experience with ODP Interregional call-up

| February 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Diac, Hogle, Marinkovich earn their wings as top 100 national prospects BY DAN STICKRADT Stickradt Media Group / Michigan Jaguars Communications dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans CASA GRANDE, Arizona — Alex Diac, Jona Hogle and Shane Marinkovich share a lot in common besides being teammates in the Michigan Jaguars club soccer organization. The talented trio have emerged […]

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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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POLL: Do you think the MHSAA should allow the shootout of the Division 1 boys soccer regional finals between Troy Athens and Macomb Dakota be re-played?

POLL: Do you think the MHSAA should allow the shootout of the Division 1 boys soccer regional finals between Troy Athens and Macomb Dakota be re-played?

| October 30, 2016 | Comments (2)

   

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Who will win the 2016 KLAA North Division football title?

Who will win the 2016 KLAA North Division football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who will win the 2016 KLAA North Division football title?              

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Who will win the 2016 CHSL-Intersectional Division 2 football title?

Who will win the 2016 CHSL-Intersectional Division 2 football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who will win the 2016 CHSL-Intersectional Division 2 football title?            

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Who will win the 2016 CHSL-Intersectional Division 1 football title?

Who will win the 2016 CHSL-Intersectional Division 1 football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who will win the 2016 CHSL-Intersectional Division 1 football title?

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Who will win the CHSL-AADivision football title?

Who will win the CHSL-AADivision football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who will win the CHSL-AADivision football title?                    

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Who is going to win the 2016 OAA Red Division Football title?

Who is going to win the 2016 OAA Red Division Football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who is going to win the 2016 OAA Red Division Football title?  

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Who is going to win the 2016  Michigan Independent Athletic Conference Football title?

Who is going to win the 2016 Michigan Independent Athletic Conference Football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who is going to win the 2016  Michigan Independent Athletic Conference Football title?

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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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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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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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2014 OAKLAND ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION SPRING SPORTS DIVISIONAL ALIGNMENTS

2014 OAKLAND ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION SPRING SPORTS DIVISIONAL ALIGNMENTS

| April 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

2014 OAKLAND ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION SPRING SPORTS DIVISIONAL ALIGNMENTS   BASEBALL OAA RED DIVISION — Clarkston, Lake Orion, Oxford, Rochester, Rochester Adams, Rochester Stoney Creek OAA WHITE DIVISION — Birmingham Groves, Birmingham Seaholm, Farmington, Farmington Harrison, North Farmington, West Bloomfield OAA BLUE DIVISION — Auburn Hills Avondale, Berkley, Bloomfield Hills, Royal Oak, Troy, Troy Athens OAA […]

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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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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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