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DONATED VIDEO: One of the greatest goals in soccer history

DONATED VIDEO: One of the greatest goals in soccer history

| April 17, 2011 | Comments (0)

There are amazing moments in sports that happen all over the globe. Here is a short video of one of the greatest soccer goals ever scored, tallied by Quinonez Wilson of Brazil. The ironic thing about the play was that Wilson was still issued a yellow card for taking off his shirt after the play, […]

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TOP BASEBALL PLAYERS

TOP BASEBALL PLAYERS

| April 15, 2011 | Comments (0)

TOP BASEBALL PLAYERS (Listed alphabetically) Below are the top baseball prospects for the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area for the 2011 season. NICK BRADLEY, Rochester: Bradley enters the season as one of the state’s top 25 seniors and the three-sport athlete is a fourth-year starter in baseball. Rotating between the pitcher’s mound and shortstop, Bradley become’s the […]

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COLLEGE SOCCER: Bucks to host College Cup

COLLEGE SOCCER: Bucks to host College Cup

| April 11, 2011 | Comments (0)

PONTIAC — The Michigan Bucks are proud to sponsor their second College Cup of the spring this Saturday, featuring five of the top NCAA soccer programs hailing from the state of Michigan. Michigan, Michigan State, and hometown Oakland will clash at Ultimate Soccer Arenas along with Valparaiso. Fans will get the chance to see three high level […]

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Nationally-ranked Warriors carving name for themselves on baseball diamond

Nationally-ranked Warriors carving name for themselves on baseball diamond

| April 8, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester College has never really been known for its baseball success. A small college in a northern state, the odds are usually stacked against the Warriors. The tides are slowly turning. In the first week of April, Rochester College is standing at 10-10, with many games […]

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2011 ALL-STATE BOYS HOCKEY

2011 ALL-STATE BOYS HOCKEY

| March 29, 2011 | Comments (0)

2011 ALL-STATE BOYS HOCKEY (Selected by members of the Michigan High School Hockey Coaches Association) DIVISION 1 FIRST TEAM FORWARDS — Joey Ferris, Novi;  Brett Whit, East Kentwood; Branden Burton, Howell; Jacob Henrikso, Howell; Ryan Urs, Livonia Stevenson; Andrew Palushaj, Livonia Stevenson; Sean Gaffney, Novi Detroit Catholic Central; Ryan Quigley, Plymouth Salem; Stephen Flood, Grandville; […]

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AOTW: Lake Orion’s Gladstone knocking them down in fine fashion to grab state silver

AOTW: Lake Orion’s Gladstone knocking them down in fine fashion to grab state silver

| March 25, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com BATTLE CREEK — Kate Gladstone felt she had a chance to have a very successful state tournament. But the junior’s recent performance at the Division 1 girls bowling state championships even surpassed her own expectations. A three-year letter-winner from Lake Orion, Gladstone battled her way to the final round […]

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Soaking it all up: Lakers repeat as Class D state champs

Soaking it all up: Lakers repeat as Class D state champs

| March 25, 2011 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com EAST LANSING — Last year Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes’ run to the Class D state championship was somewhat unexpected. This year, there was no secret that the Lakers had the mettle to repeat. WOLL put the finishing touches on its repeat bid at the Michigan State’s Breslin […]

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Want to be a Student Correspondent?

Want to be a Student Correspondent?

| March 7, 2011 | Comments (2)

Sports website www.northoaklandsports.com, operated by the Stickradt Media Group and serving several northern suburbs of the Detroit Metropolitan area, including Auburn Hills, Clarkston, Lake Orion, Oxford, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Troy and surrounding townships, was founded in December, 2009, to help fill a void vacated by former print media that have ceased publication. The site covers […]

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SUBMITTED VIDEO: Basketball star collapses and dies after game-winning shot

SUBMITTED VIDEO: Basketball star collapses and dies after game-winning shot

| March 6, 2011 | Comments (0)

Have sports-related video that you wish to submit? Enter all pertinent information, including the embed code, to NorthOaklandSports Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com

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Do you have video, photos you wish to submit?

Do you have video, photos you wish to submit?

| March 2, 2011 | Comments (2)

Do you have video you wish to submit? Do you have video of a local high school varsity, college, youth/club or recreational league? Feel free to send us the youtube link and embed code for publication consideration. For details, e-mail Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandspor ­ts.com. Comeback daily to www.northoaklandsports.com, home of over 4 […]

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STUDENT VIEW: Kuhn's Corner: This is my bucket list, Rochester style

STUDENT VIEW: Kuhn’s Corner: This is my bucket list, Rochester style

| March 1, 2011 | Comments (1)

It’s amazing how quickly time flies. It seems that freshman year was only yesterday. Yet, in a few months time, plus summer, senior year will be here. And that provides food for thought. What should every Rochester High School student experience in the wide world of sports before graduating? So, I decided to make a […]

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From rags to riches: Oxford slowly builds program to reach ultimate goal

From rags to riches: Oxford slowly builds program to reach ultimate goal

| February 28, 2011 | Comments (1)

BATTLE CREEK — When a program is at an all-time low, it’s hard to imagine being up on top. That’s the way Paul McDevitt viewed it in the mid-1990s when he took over Oxford’s wrestling program. The program couldn’t even compete with a full lineup. “They didn’t win a match the year before I took […]

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FLASHBACK:  Late Bloomer: Braun keeps climbing U.S. soccer latter

FLASHBACK: Late Bloomer: Braun keeps climbing U.S. soccer latter

| February 24, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com PORTLAND, Oregon — Freddie Braun might be a late bloomer when it comes to success on the soccer pitch. At each level of his career, it has taken him some time to rise to the top. Each time, nevertheless, he has been able to reach a high level of […]

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VIDEO: Best indoor soccer goal ever

VIDEO: Best indoor soccer goal ever

| February 24, 2011 | Comments (0)

Dominic Scicluna scores an amazing goal for Detroit Waza in a PASL match against the Ohio Vortex. (Do you have sports video to submit for publication purposes to www.northoaklandsports.com? E-mail all pertinent information and links to senior editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com for review.)

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Lakecrest Baptist is using small numbers to roll opponents

Lakecrest Baptist is using small numbers to roll opponents

| February 23, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com CLARKSTON — Waterford Lakecrest Baptist is trying to write its own, Michigan version of Hoosiers. The Defenders, the top-ranked boys basketball team in the Michigan Association of Christian Schools Division II ranks, have overcome the odds this season despite a very small enrollment. The season continued for Lakecrest Baptist […]

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STUDENT VIEW: Nick Brad-three catches fire to deliver Falcons to win over Adams

STUDENT VIEW: Nick Brad-three catches fire to deliver Falcons to win over Adams

| February 16, 2011 | Comments (1)

ROCHESTER HILLS — The ball flew around the court as the Rochester High Falcons took on Rochester Adams in the fifth annual Crosstown Showdown inside the Athletics Center O’Rena at Oakland University. The ball was passed from Falcon to Falcon, just waiting to be shot at the right time. From junior forward Taylor Perry to […]

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