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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston’s Foster Loyer is a rare breed for prep athlete

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston’s Foster Loyer is a rare breed for prep athlete

| March 24, 2018 | Comments (0)

. BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt . EAST LANSING — Dan Fife just knew he had something special in Foster Loyer four years ago. But just how special remained to be seen. Loyer, now a senior guard at Michigan prep basketball powerhouse Clarkston, finished up his high school […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston’s Foster Loyer earns Mr. Basketball award

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston’s Foster Loyer earns Mr. Basketball award

| March 20, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt CLARKSTON — Before a recent practice, Foster Loyer stepped inside the three-point line and calmly swished 17 straight shots before missing. He started over, then made 16 more in a row before caroming one off the heel of the rim. That is commonplace […]

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BOYS SOCCER: Finals to showcase interesting matchups

BOYS SOCCER: Finals to showcase interesting matchups

| November 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

Dan Stickradt takes a glance at the four MHSAA boys soccer state finals. DIVISION 1 NO. 5 NOVI DETROIT CATHOLIC CENTRAL (20-2-4) VS. NO. 15 WALLED LAKE CENTRAL (22-1-2), 12 noon Saturday at Rochester Stoney Creek: This game features two first-time state finalists. CC is a veteran squad led by lightning-quick forward Ryan Pierson, a […]

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BOYS SOCCER: Soccer regionals mix of usual suspects, Cinderella stories, unknowns and forfeits

BOYS SOCCER: Soccer regionals mix of usual suspects, Cinderella stories, unknowns and forfeits

| October 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

Boys soccer has reached the regional round of the postseason and will feature many enticing matchups. But within the pairings, there is a side story of bad news for Hamtramck. After going unbeaten through the district week, the Cosmos self-reported they had used an ineligible player and had to forfeit the season, the same fate […]

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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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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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BOYS SOCCER: What can ‘Brown’ do for you? Adams senior goalkeeper delivers in clutch to become best in school history

BOYS SOCCER: What can ‘Brown’ do for you? Adams senior goalkeeper delivers in clutch to become best in school history

| October 17, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — One player’s departure was a blessing in disguise for Dylan Brown. When Brown was a freshman at Rochester Adams, the Highlanders’ returning goalkeeper, Spencer Ward, opted to play with the Vardar Academy and not for Adams for the remainder of his high school days. […]

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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 will win the CHSL-Central Division football title?

Who will win the CHSL-Central Division football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who will win the CHSL-Central Division 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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Who is going to win the 2016 Flint Metro League Football title?

Who is going to win the 2016 Flint Metro League Football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who is going to win the 2016 Flint Metro League Football title?            

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