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BOYS SOCCER: Adams repeats as district champion with victory over Utica Eisenhower

BOYS SOCCER: Adams repeats as district champion with victory over Utica Eisenhower

| October 20, 2014 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   LAKE ORION — Protecting a one-goal lead in a pressure-cooked situation such as a state tournament is a difficult task. Trying to do the same with gail force winds in your face is another. Rochester Adams dodged such a bullet Saturday afternoon. The Highlanders held off […]

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BOYS SOCCER: Eisenhower pulls upset of Rochester Stoney Creek; Avondale edges Brandon

BOYS SOCCER: Eisenhower pulls upset of Rochester Stoney Creek; Avondale edges Brandon

| October 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoakalandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   LAKE ORION — Utica Eisenhower made some defensive adjustments of the soccer pitch a few weeks ago. It is paying dividends in the postseason. The unranked Eagles posted its third straight shutout Thursday and second straight in the postseason, posting a 2-0 upset of OAA Red […]

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BOYS TENNIS: Holly wins regional title, advances to state finals for 15th straight season

BOYS TENNIS: Holly wins regional title, advances to state finals for 15th straight season

| October 12, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   HOLLY — Someone forgot to inform the members of Holly’s boys tennis program that 2014 was supposed to be a rebuilding year. After graduating seven of its top players and nine total players, Holly reloaded the barrel this season to capture both a Flint Metro League […]

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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Notre Dame Prep bounces back with sweep of Gabriel Richard

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Notre Dame Prep bounces back with sweep of Gabriel Richard

| September 30, 2014 | Comments (0)

PONTIAC — Following just its second loss of the season Saturday to state-ranked Chelsea, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep rebounded from their tournament defeat to down Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard by scores of 25-20  25-20  25-17. The win moved the Irish to 39-2-0 overall and 2-0 in the CHSL Central Division. NDP coach Betty Wroubel said […]

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FOOTBALL: North Farmington silences Rochester on Hall of Fame night

FOOTBALL: North Farmington silences Rochester on Hall of Fame night

| September 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester High inducted its most stellar class to date into the school’s Hall of Fame Friday night. While Rochester paid tribute to its fine past and several successful alumni, North Farmington enjoyed the invite to the festivities, The Raiders never trailed, eventually rolling […]

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FOOTBALL: Stoney Creek downs Adams for first time

FOOTBALL: Stoney Creek downs Adams for first time

| August 29, 2014 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — There is a first time for everything. One of those first monumental moments finally occurred for Rochester Stoney Creek’s football program Thursday night.   The Cougars overcame a sluggish first half to rally past Rochester Adams, 28-20, in the season opener for […]

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FOOTBALL: 2014 CHSL--INDEPENDENTS TEAM CAPSULES

FOOTBALL: 2014 CHSL–INDEPENDENTS TEAM CAPSULES

| August 27, 2014 | Comments (0)

CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE — INDEPENDENTS   Clarkston Everest Collegiate HEAD COACH: Mike Pruchnicki, second season (7-3). ASSISTANT COACHES: Stan Drewno, Mark Serra, Joe Pruchnicki, Ralph Zagari 2013 RECORD: 7-3, independent 2013 POSTSEASON: Lost in D-8 pre-district to Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes (34-7). POSTSEASON APPEARANCES: 1, 2013. KEY RETURNEES: Sal Mastermatteo, sr. QB-DB […]

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FOOTBALL: 2014 CHSL-AA DIVISION TEAM CAPSULES

FOOTBALL: 2014 CHSL-AA DIVISION TEAM CAPSULES

| August 27, 2014 | Comments (0)

CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE — AA DIVISION   Team capsules compiled by senior editor Dan Stickradt and staff. Email dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com or results@northoaklandsports.com. Follow on Twitter @LocalSportsFans and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/North-Oakland-Sports/439028726180861.   Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard HEAD COACH: Brian Lemons, seventh season  (43-16) ASSISTANT COACHES: Gary Staub, Steve Posa, Dan Gallimore, Dave Lawrence, Joe Sheridan, […]

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FOOTBALL: 2014 MICHIGAN INDEPENDENT ATHLETIC CONFERENCE TEAM CAPSULES

FOOTBALL: 2014 MICHIGAN INDEPENDENT ATHLETIC CONFERENCE TEAM CAPSULES

| August 27, 2014 | Comments (0)

2014 PREP FOOTBALL TEAM CAPSULES   MICHIGAN INDEPENDENT ATHLETIC CONFERENCE     LAST SEASON: http://northoaklandsports.com/2013/08/27/17371/   Team capsules compiled by senior editor Dan Stickradt and staff. Email dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com or results@northoaklandsports.com. Follow on Twitter @LocalSportsFans and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/North-Oakland-Sports/439028726180861.     Auburn Hills Oakland Christian HEAD COACH: Bill Schaffer, fourth season (37th overall) (11-26 at […]

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FOOTBALL: 2014 CHRISTIAN ATHLETIC LEAGUE OF AMERICA TEAM CAPSULES

FOOTBALL: 2014 CHRISTIAN ATHLETIC LEAGUE OF AMERICA TEAM CAPSULES

| August 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

2014 PREP  FOOTBALL TEAM CAPSULES CHRISTIAN ATHLETIC LEAGUE OF AMERICA   Team capsules compiled by senior editor Dan Stickradt and staff. Email dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com or results@northoaklandsports.com. Follow on Twitter @LocalSportsFans and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/North-Oakland-Sports/439028726180861.   Troy Home School Defenders HEAD COACH: Joshua Sherman, second season (2-8). ASSISTANT COACHES: Frank McCord. 2013 RECORD: 2-8, 1-8 CFLA. […]

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FOOTBALL: 2014 FLINT METRO LEAGUE TEAM CAPSULES

FOOTBALL: 2014 FLINT METRO LEAGUE TEAM CAPSULES

| August 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

2014 PREP FOOTBALL TEAM CAPSULES  Team capsules compiled by senior editor Dan Stickradt and staff. Email dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com or results@northoaklandsports.com. Follow on Twitter @LocalSportsFans and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/North-Oakland-Sports/439028726180861.     Clio NICKNAME: Tigers HEAD COACH: Todd Richards, first season (33-25 at other schools). ASSISTANT COACHES: Brady LaFromboise, Mike LeGro, Lance Hamilto, Josh Linto, James LeGrowe. 2013 […]

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PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks reign with second North American title

PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks reign with second North American title

| August 3, 2014 | Comments (0)

Bucks win second cup in four trips to PDL finals   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans FOR MORE SOCCER COVERAGE: http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=soccer&x=0&y=0 PONTIAC — Sometimes scoring chances in soccer can be like a flash of lightning. A seam on the pitch can only be visible for a second or less before it closes […]

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   PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks set to battle for second North American title in comfortable zone

PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks set to battle for second North American title in comfortable zone

| August 3, 2014 | Comments (0)

    NOTE: Have photos or video of this event you would like to share with digital daily www.northoaklandsports.com? Email pertinent information to results@northoaklandsports.com or to Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com   FOR MORE SOCCER COVERAGE: http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=soccer&x=0&y=0 BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   PONTIAC — The first and last time the […]

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PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks find enough energy to advance to PDL national finals

PDL SOCCER: Michigan Bucks find enough energy to advance to PDL national finals

| August 2, 2014 | Comments (0)

  NOTE: Have photos or video of this event you would like to share with digital daily www.northoaklandsports.com? Email pertinent information to results@northoaklandsports.com or to Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com   FOR MORE SOCCER COVERAGE: http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=soccer&x=0&y=0   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   PONTIAC — Zach Steinberger said there was a […]

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2014 ALL-NORTH OAKLAND AREA SOFTBALL: Diamond gems offer up stellar lineup

2014 ALL-NORTH OAKLAND AREA SOFTBALL: Diamond gems offer up stellar lineup

| July 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

  FOR MORE SOFTBALL COVERAGE: http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=Softball&x=8&y=11   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   Another season, another assembly of stellar talent. That simply describes the 2014 All-North Oakland Area Softball Team. Selected by NOS staff in conjunction with area coaches, this year’s bumper crop has it all — heavy hitters, sure-handed fielders, speed […]

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CHARITY EVENTS: TRC-Moscato golf outing to raise money for Mancini family

CHARITY EVENTS: TRC-Moscato golf outing to raise money for Mancini family

| July 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com   ROCHESTER HILLS — Tragedy. Hardship. The unexpected. These are all motivating factors behind the Rochester Hills-based Thomas Richards Charity. Founded in 2007 by 1989 Rochester High School grad Tim Ciotti and friends, the group holds charity events in the Rochester area throughout the year to help desperate families […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: 2014 All-State Teams

GIRLS SOCCER: 2014 All-State Teams

| July 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

Below are the 2014 Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association Girls Soccer All-State Teams, as selected by a panel of member coaches: MISS SOCCER: Megan Buckingham, Northville sr. M DREAM TEAM — Megan Buckingham, Northville sr. M; Taylor Timko, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep sr.M/F; Jamie Cheslik, Northville sr. F; Ashton Miller, Okemos sr. M/F; Sarah […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: 2014 All-State Dream Team

GIRLS SOCCER: 2014 All-State Dream Team

| July 8, 2014 | Comments (0)

  Below is the 2014 Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association Girls Soccer All-State Dream Team:   Miss Soccer: Megan Buckingham, Northville sr. M   Dream Team: Megan Buckingham, Northville sr. M Taylor Timko, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep sr. M/F Jamie Cheslik, Northville sr. F Ashton Miller, Okemos sr. M/F Sarah Troccoli, Troy jr. M/D […]

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