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BASKETBALL: Mr. Basketball favorite James Young sends oral to Kentucky

BASKETBALL: Mr. Basketball favorite James Young sends oral to Kentucky

| October 11, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans MADISON HEIGHTS — James Young is about to be a part of an historic recruiting class at the University of Kentucky. The 6-foot-7 senior swingman, who recently transferred to Rochester High from Troy High for his senior year after his family moved in July, announced Thursday that […]

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STICK'S PICKS: From playoffs berths to sports bars

STICK’S PICKS: From playoffs berths to sports bars

| October 4, 2012 | Comments (0)

As we allow the public to vote on their favorite postgame sports bar, it’s time to delve into the final weeks of the prep football season. Playoff berths are on the line for multiple area teams. Only three local squads have already clinched berths — Clarkston, Lake Orion and Pontiac Notre Dame Prep — while […]

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STICK’S PICKS: Week 6, football fans … What is your favorite postgame sports bar?

STICK’S PICKS: Week 6, football fans … What is your favorite postgame sports bar?

| September 28, 2012 | Comments (2)

Here’s a question that all high school sports fans in the area should think about: When your game is over, where do you go, especially after a Friday or Saturday contest? To clarify where we are coming from, where do you go means which sports bar in what town do the athletes, families, coaches, referees […]

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STICK’S PICKS: Week 4 is time to separate the pretenders from contenders

STICK’S PICKS: Week 4 is time to separate the pretenders from contenders

| September 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

Strange times in Oakland County this week. With one Oakland Activities Association school dropping football, that leaves a hole in the schedule for many area teams this season. Bloomfield Hills Andover, one year before its merger with Bloomfield Hills Lahser, dropped its program Tuesday due to low numbers. The 0-3 Barons started with 28 players, […]

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FRIDAY NIGHTS 2012: Area teams slated for big years

FRIDAY NIGHTS 2012: Area teams slated for big years

| August 27, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. — Even with a tradition rich pool of prep football programs in the region, last season was an anomaly in terms of postseason success. Although 10 local schools — Auburn Hills Avondale, Clarkston, Holly, Lake Orion, Ortonville Brandon, Oxford, Pontiac, Pontiac Notre Dame […]

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THROUGH THE CAMARA EYE — SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY INDEX

THROUGH THE CAMARA EYE — SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY INDEX

| August 27, 2012 | Comments (0)

THROUGH THE CAMARA EYE — SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY INDEX / www.northoaklandsports.com   Below is a list of local independent photographers and videographers from the area that will be taking digital action photos or video of sports events and that have donated courtesy photos and video clips to digital daily www.northoaklandsports.com.   Please visit their websites or […]

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2012 PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEWS INDEX

2012 PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEWS INDEX

| August 24, 2012 | Comments (1)

2012 PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEW INDEX Below is the 2012, www.northoaklandsports.com in-depth, all-you-need-to-know, prep football extravaganza. INTRO: Intro Story:  Coming Soon !!! Index:  http://northoaklandsports.com/2012/08/23/2012-prep-football-previews-index/   Fast Facts:  Coming Soon !!! Photography Page:  http://northoaklandsports.com/2012/08/23/through-the-camara-eye-sports-photography-index/ Follow Us On Social Media:  http://northoaklandsports.com/2012/08/23/follow-us-on-social-media-2012/ Reporting Scores: http://northoaklandsports.com/2012/08/22/reporting-results-3/ First Week Feature: http://northoaklandsports.com/2012/08/10/football-teams-head-back-to-work-as-optimism-rings-at-high-volumes/ Best Sports Bar:  http://northoaklandsports.com/2012/08/10/football-teams-head-back-to-work-as-optimism-rings-at-high-volumes/ College Commitments:  http://northoaklandsports.com/2012/08/03/college-commitments-signings/ Fall State Rankings:  […]

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FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA 2012

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA 2012

| August 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA 2012    S.H.P. MEDIA GROUP – NORTHOAKLANDSPORTS.COM  — THE REAL DEAL …  FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA Digital Daily sports publication www.northoaklandsports.com, serving parts of Oakland County, Michigan, and beyond, is also found on a wide variety of social media networks. Check us out daily and look for announcements and […]

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STICK’S PICKS: Week 1 will showcase just how good area teams will be in 2012

STICK’S PICKS: Week 1 will showcase just how good area teams will be in 2012

| August 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

Here’s a little bit of an unusual question. What was the furthest that any local football team advanced in the postseason in 2011? In terms of schools across the northern half of Oakland County, the answer would be the district finals. A total of 10 area teams — Auburn Hills Avondale, Clarkston, Holly, Lake Orion, […]

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REPORTING RESULTS

REPORTING RESULTS

| August 22, 2012 | Comments (0)

TO REPORT SCORES … To report high school varsity, college or club sports scores to the Digital Daily www.northoaklandsports.com editorial department, coaches and team representatives are urged to e-mail pertinent information to results@northoaklandsports.com or to Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com in a timely fashion. The nightline recording of (248) 812-1053 is also available. NorthOaklandSports […]

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PUBLISHER'S VIEWPOINT: Old-school Rowley still going strong at Oxford

PUBLISHER’S VIEWPOINT: Old-school Rowley still going strong at Oxford

| August 20, 2012 | Comments (0)

Could anyone imagine Bud Rowley anywhere but out on or near a football field? Perhaps a beautiful, picturesque golf course, with ponds and a winding river next to a hill or a mountain. “Naaah,” laughed Rowley on the eve of prep football practice starting. Bud Rowley coaches high school football. Oxford Wildcats football to be […]

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AOTW: Trailblazer Redwine makes up for lost time with banner year

AOTW: Trailblazer Redwine makes up for lost time with banner year

| August 11, 2012 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   AUBURN HILLS — It’s not that Kyle Redwine is considered a one-hit wonder in the sport of track and field team, it’s that the recent Auburn Hills Avondale graduate only had one full season while with the Yellowjackets. Now, the 2012 grad has put together quite […]

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DAILY POLL: What's Your Favorite Sports Bar?

DAILY POLL: What’s Your Favorite Sports Bar?

| August 4, 2012 | Comments (0)

Pre-Game, during-game and post-game, coaches, athletes, parents and sports fans from around the area are frequent visitors to multiple sports bars. Whether it be following a Friday night high school football game, a Tuesday night recreational softball game, to watch NFL games or after a round of golf, So what’s your favorite sports bar destination, […]

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All-Area Teams Directory

All-Area Teams Directory

| July 11, 2012 | Comments (2)

  SPRING SPORTS 2012 ALL-AREA TEAM 2012 ALL-NORTH OAKLAND AREA BASEBALL: Coming July 18-31 2012 ALL-NORTH OAKLAND AREA SOFTBALL: Coming July 18-31 2012 ALL-NORTH OAKLAND AREA GIRLS SOCCER: Coming July 18-31 2012 ALL-NORTH OAKLAND AREA BOYS TRACK: Coming July 18-31 2012 ALL-NORTH OAKLAND AREA GIRLS TRACK: Coming July 18-31 2012 ALL-NORTH OAKLAND AREA BOYS LACROSSE: […]

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POLL: What is your favorite sports movie of all time?

POLL: What is your favorite sports movie of all time?

| April 3, 2012 | Comments (13)

There are 100s of sports-related movies that have been released over the decades, some more memorable than others.  So what is your favorite of all time? Vote today and see what sports-related movie is the greatest of all time.   [polldaddy poll=6075659]

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DAILY POLL: Who will win the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship?

DAILY POLL: Who will win the 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship?

| March 25, 2012 | Comments (7)

The 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball tournament is down to the Final Four. Who do you feel has the best shot at claiming the coveted national championship? [polldaddy poll=6076322]

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The journey: Everest Collegiate responds to baptism under fire with fine third season

The journey: Everest Collegiate responds to baptism under fire with fine third season

| March 12, 2012 | Comments (6)

CLARKSTON — Sometimes the odds are stacked against you, especially when the numbers are not there to support it. Ann Lowney has had to face that at Clarkston Everest Collegiate, which added a high school four years ago. It’s been a climb, but a somewhat surprising rapid climb towards the top despite being such a […]

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Oakwood stuns Rochester College for USCAA national title

Oakwood stuns Rochester College for USCAA national title

| March 12, 2012 | Comments (4)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter:@LocalSportsFans   UNIONTOWN, Pa. — Austin Doggette found the opportune time to become red hot from beyond the arc. The senior guard for Oakwood University was 6-of-11 from three-point range, including two late threes inside the final two minutes, as the seventh-seeded Ambassadors stunned top-seeded Rochester College, 54-51, late […]

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