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DIVISION 1 STATE FINALS: Romeo takes down Cass Tech for first state title

DIVISION 1 STATE FINALS: Romeo takes down Cass Tech for first state title

| November 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickrdt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LcoalSportsFans DETROIT — Romeo made the most of its first ever appearance in the state finals. With a legion of some 10,000-plus fans behind them, the seventh-ranked Bulldogs never trailed fourth-ranked Detroit Cass Tech and came way with a 41-27 victory in the Division 1 state finals […]

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CHARITIES: TRC going all out for Izzy

CHARITIES: TRC going all out for Izzy

| July 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

Matt Moscato Golf Outing on deck for desperate candidate   LINKING UP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1582620081999214/ http://trcares.com/matt-moscato-charity-golf-2015-friday-july-31-2015/ www.trcares.com   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Izzy Smith endured a lingering, six-week battle with bronchitis and sinus infection in the fall of 2012. Once those unpleasantries conceded, the then-12-year-old was still left with a […]

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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.   [polldaddy poll=6414054]

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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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DAILY POLL: Who will win the 2014 World Cup in Brazil?

DAILY POLL: Who will win the 2014 World Cup in Brazil?

| June 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

DAILY POLL: Who will win the 2014 World Cup in Brazil? A total of 32 nations will converge in Brazil beginning in mid-June to compete for the World Cup title. Who do see walking away with the Cup? Feel free to vote and share this link with your friends, as we celebrate The Beautiful Game. […]

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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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STICK’S PICKS: Richardson, Clarkston Community can finally celebrate long-awaited destiny as a football state champion

STICK’S PICKS: Richardson, Clarkston Community can finally celebrate long-awaited destiny as a football state champion

| November 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

  DETROIT — It’s not too often that Clarkston posts a losing record in the staple of high school sports — football. In 27 years under Kurt Richardson, the Wolves have endured only three of those painful campaigns, the last coming in 2002. Although with mostly winning seasons in the past 30 years, the Wolves’ […]

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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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THURSDAY’S GIRLS SOCCER: Notre Dame Prep blanks Gabriel Richard; Adams edges Troy; Lake Orion, Athens battle to draw

| April 11, 2013 | Comments (0)

PONTIAC — Behind another offensive display, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep remained unbeaten on the young girls soccer season Thursday. The Fighting Irish, who reached the Division 3 Final Four last June, cruised to a 3-0 shutout of Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard in a CHSL-AA Division contest. Taylor Timko scored all three goals for NDP (2-0-0, […]

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COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Oakland, Toledo play to split

| April 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

 TOLEDO, Ohio — Erin Galloway and Abbie Richardson each hit sacrifice flies in the eighth inning of game two and Bailee Braunreuther  earned her first win of the season to lead the Oakland softball team to split a doubleheader with Toledo with a 9-7 victory in extra innings and a 6-2 defeat in Game 1, at the […]

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Former Lake Orion softball coach Denny Davis passes at age 65

Former Lake Orion softball coach Denny Davis passes at age 65

| April 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   LAKE ORION — Denny Davis was always known as mild-mannered coach who calmly told jokes and almost always wore a smile while in the dugout or on the sidelines for nearly 40 years. These jokes and friendly smile were silenced over the weekend. Davis, the former […]

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DIVISION 5 FOOTBALL: Portland slows West Catholic to claim first state crown

DIVISION 5 FOOTBALL: Portland slows West Catholic to claim first state crown

| November 24, 2012 | Comments (0)

Raiders’ state title the first in any sport   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   DETROIT — Portland has run into many roadblocks in recent years on the grid iron. The Raiders have lost to seven schools that have reached the Final Four over the past eight football seasons. In fact, that […]

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DIVISION 2 FOOTBALL: Brother Rice emerges as repeat champion for first time

DIVISION 2 FOOTBALL: Brother Rice emerges as repeat champion for first time

| November 23, 2012 | Comments (1)

Warriors hold off Muskegon in wild affair for D-2 title   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — As many coveted state titles Birmingham Brother Rice has claimed in a wide variety of sports over five-plus decades, the Warriors’ storied football program and legendary head coach Al Fracassa had never won state […]

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DIVISION 8 FOOTBALL: Harbor Beach stuffs Beal City for first state title

DIVISION 8 FOOTBALL: Harbor Beach stuffs Beal City for first state title

| November 23, 2012 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — For more than two decades, Harbor Beach has worked hard to make a return trip to the football state finals. Now, the Pirates have finally earned their first state title. Fifth-ranked Harbor Beach downed previously-unbeaten Beal City, 35-10, Friday at Ford Field to claim the […]

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FOOTBALL: Stick’s Picks Week 14: Select few honored to play on season’s final weekend

FOOTBALL: Stick’s Picks Week 14: Select few honored to play on season’s final weekend

| November 23, 2012 | Comments (1)

The final weekend of the 2012 prep football season is finally here and only 16 schools have earned the right to play on this special weekend, one of the best of the entire high school sports calendar. This year’s eight matchups feature a wide variety of teams from all over both peninsulas with a host […]

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STICK’S PICKS: District titles within reach for six local teams

STICK’S PICKS: District titles within reach for six local teams

| November 2, 2012 | Comments (0)

Strange, but true. A year ago all of the prep football teams were done following the district championship rounds, aka, the Sweet 16. In rare fashion, the 10 local playoff schools lost in either the first or second round of the postseason. Chances are, that won’t happen again. The six remaining teams with ties to […]

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