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East uses plethora of speed to knock down West, 30-13

East uses plethora of speed to knock down West, 30-13

| June 25, 2011 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com MT. PLEASANT — There’s a debate on where the trophy of the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association All-State Game goes every summer. Regardless, it will be residing somewhere on the East side of the state this year. The East put on a fine display of speed and passing […]

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STUDENT VIEW: KUHN’S CORNER — Year to remember at Rochester

STUDENT VIEW: KUHN’S CORNER — Year to remember at Rochester

| June 24, 2011 | Comments (1)

ROCHESTER HILLS — While this is definitely a time for celebrating things like graduation or advancing to next grade, this is also a perfect time to reflect and remember the past athletic year at Rochester High. And, while some years in the past were wanted to be completely forgotten, not remembered, the 2010-2011 school year […]

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Avondale holds off Oxford’s late rally

Avondale holds off Oxford’s late rally

| May 12, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ROCHESTER HILLS — It’s either that Auburn Hills Avondale finds close ballgames or close ballgames find Auburn Hills Avondale. Either way, the Yellowjackets were involved in a one-run affair Wednesday for the third day in a row. This time Avondale built an 8-2 lead through six innings of work […]

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GAMES WANTED

GAMES WANTED

| May 10, 2011 | Comments (0)

Waterford Mott is in search of an 18th opponent during the final three weeks of the regular season. Anyone looking for a varsity and junior varsity contests can contact the Mott coaching staff at evan@mottsoccer.com . Mott has opening on May 20, May 21 and May 26. (Looking for an opponent? NorthOaklandSports will publish lists […]

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TEAM TRYOUTS: May

TEAM TRYOUTS: May

| May 3, 2011 | Comments (0)

TEAM TRYOUTS T.E.A.M. Basketball will be holding final open gym tryouts for respective boys in seventh and eighth grade interested in playing AAU basketball for the spring and summer session. The tryout will take place at Van Hoosen Middle School from 7-8:30 p.m. Cost is $5. (Have tryouts information for a local or regional sports […]

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VIDEO ADVERTISEMENT: Affordable Web Specialists

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENT: Affordable Web Specialists

| April 28, 2011 | Comments (1)

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VIDEO ADVERTISEMENT: Perfect Floors...Customers For Life

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENT: Perfect Floors…Customers For Life

| April 28, 2011 | Comments (1)

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Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and the rest of social media world

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and the rest of social media world

| April 25, 2011 | Comments (2)

Are you on Facebook, Twitter? You may find www.northoaklandsports.com all over the social media arena. So if you are an active member of this growing community, on Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Myspace or any other popular social media network, please feel free to add us and follow announcements and other news. FACEBOOK LIKE: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=590590972#!/group.php?gid=173434259249&ref=ts FACEBOOK GROUP […]

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Winter Sports All-Area Teams Directory

Winter Sports All-Area Teams Directory

| April 19, 2011 | Comments (1)

Below is the directory for the All-Area Teams for the winter season 2010-11: 2011 All-Area teams – Winter Sports – www.northoaklandsports.com Below are the links for the 2011 All-Area teams for the winter sports for the 2010-11 season BOYS BASKETBALL: http://northoaklandsports.com/2011/04/18/2011-all-area-boys-basketball-coachable-players-help-yield-great-success/ GIRLS BASKETBALL: http://northoaklandsports.com/2011/04/15/2524/ BOYS-GIRLS SKIING: http://northoaklandsports.com/2011/04/18/2011-all-area-ski-team-clarkston-lake-orion-head-up-talented-cast-of-ski-racers/ BOYS GIRLS BOWLING: http://northoaklandsports.com/2011/04/17/2011-all-area-bowling-this-group-knocks-them-down-with-precision/ WRESTLING: http://northoaklandsports.com/2011/03/31/2011-all-area-wrestling-state-champions-head-up-deep-and-talented-group-of-matmen/ BOYS HOCKEY: […]

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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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