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COLLEGE  BASKETBALL: Oakland exorcizes conference demons with Horizon League quarterfinals win over IUPUI

COLLEGE  BASKETBALL: Oakland exorcizes conference demons with Horizon League quarterfinals win over IUPUI

| March 4, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt DETROIT — Perhaps a large black veil has been lifted from the faces of Oakland University men’s basketball players. For five straight years, including the last three in the Horizon League Tournament and two years prior in the Summit League, the Golden Grizzlies […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM CAPSULES 2017-18

BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM CAPSULES 2017-18

| January 9, 2018 | Comments (1)

BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM CAPSULES 2017-18 Below the the 2017-18 boys basketball team capsules for high schools located in the coverage region for www.northoakalndsports.com. Additional information can be forwarded to dan.stickradt@northoaklndsports.com or results@northoaklandsports.com. Follow on Twitter @LocalSportsFans   Auburn Hills Avondale HEAD COACH: Tim Morton, 15th season (non-consecutive, 184-136). 2016-17 RECORD: 12-10, 4-6 OAA White Division […]

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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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Oakland clinches Horizon crown in win over Milwaukee

Oakland clinches Horizon crown in win over Milwaukee

| February 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

MILWAUKEE — Sherron Dorsey-Walker sank a career-high eight 3-pointers for a career best 28 points and Oakland clinched the Horizon League regular season championship with an 86-75 win over Milwaukee in the season finale on Sunday. The Golden Grizzlies (24-7, 14-4) ended in a tie with Valparaiso, but earned the conference crown and the No. […]

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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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BOYS SOCCER: 2016 MHSSCA ALL-STATE

BOYS SOCCER: 2016 MHSSCA ALL-STATE

| February 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

BOYS SOCCER: 2016 MHSSCA ALL-STATE Below are the 2016 Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association All-State Boys Soccer Teams. MR. SOCCER — Dalton, Michael, Traverse City West sr. F. ALL-STATE DREAM TEAM  Dalton Michael, Traverse City West sr. F Haris Dzafic, East Kentwood sr. G Pablo Kulyckyj, Rochester Stoney Creek sr. M Kyle Bandyk, Novi […]

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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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CLUB GIRLS SOCCER: Michigan Jaguars U-14 Green earn State Cup title

CLUB GIRLS SOCCER: Michigan Jaguars U-14 Green earn State Cup title

| February 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT Stickradt Media Group / Michigan Jaguars Communications dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans PONTIAC — Now that’s a dominating run. The Michigan Jaguars U-14 Green girls soccer team walked off the pitch as tops in the state, outscoring seven foes this fall by a commanding 26-1 scoring edge. The 16-member Jaguars, coached by veteran Firas […]

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CLUB SOCCER: 2017 Michigan Jaguars College Signings List

CLUB SOCCER: 2017 Michigan Jaguars College Signings List

| February 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

SOCCER: MICHIGAN JAGUARS 2017 SIGNEES LIST Below is a list of current players form the Michigan Jaguars club soccer organization’s Class of 2017  that have committed and signed to play collegiate soccer. GIRLS Grace Backus                            Novi             […]

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COLLEGE RECRUITING: College Signings List 2017

COLLEGE RECRUITING: College Signings List 2017

| February 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Below is a list of athletes from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area who have signed or committed to play collegiate sports. Additions to this list can be made by emailing dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com or results@northoaklandsports.com   CLASS OF 2017 ABURUN HILLS AVONDALE Irvin Castro Soccer Lawrence Tech University Kassidy Embrey Soccer Northwood Griffin Kubert Soccer Northwood Katelyn Mather Soccer […]

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COMPETITIVE CHEER: Lake Orion aiming high for top flight finish

COMPETITIVE CHEER: Lake Orion aiming high for top flight finish

| January 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans LAKE ORION — Perhaps this program is long overdue. Lake Orion’s competitive cheer team has emerged as a true state powerhouse in the sport over the past two decades. Yet unlike many of the other state’s most dominant Class A/Division 1 programs, the Dragons have yet to […]

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DIVISION 2: Detroit King stymies Walled Lake Western

DIVISION 2: Detroit King stymies Walled Lake Western

| November 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — Detroit King didn’t have to wait until the last play to capture a state title this time around. A year after rallying past Lowell, 40-38, courtesy of a touchdown on the final play of the game, the third-ranked Crusaders put together a sterling defensive unit Friday […]

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COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL: Nevada rallies past Oakland in Great Alaska Shootout

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Nevada rallies past Oakland in Great Alaska Shootout

| November 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Sherron Dorsey-Walker reached career-highs with 23 points and nine assists, while Isaiah Brock recorded a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds to lead Oakland (4-1) in an 82-78 defeat to Nevada (4-1) on Wednesday at the Great Alaska Shootout in Alaska Airlines Center.   The Golden Grizzlies led by 16 points at the half, but were […]

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FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 5-6 Football Team

FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 5-6 Football Team

| November 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 5-6 Football Team The 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 5-6 Football Team, selected by a statewide panel of nine Michigan sports writers: PLAYER OF THE YEAR Phil Paea, Berrien Springs, senior ALL STATE FIRST TEAM QUARTERBACKS Mason Gee-Montgomery, Stockbridge, senior El-Julian Jordan, Detroit Central, junior RUNNING BACKS Anthony Evilsizor, […]

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FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Football Eight-Man Team

FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Football Eight-Man Team

| November 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

The 2016 Associated Press Division Eight-Man, All-State football team, selected by a statewide panel of Michigan sports writers: ALL-STATE FIRST TEAM Player of the Year: Jason Whitens, Powers North Central QB/DB: Jason Whitens, Powers North Central OL/LB: Reese Bays-Kramer, Deckerville RB/LB: Wyatt Boik, Pickford RB/LB: Bobby Kleiman, Powers North Central RB/LB: Daniel Nocerini, Crystal Falls […]

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COLLEGE WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL: Condon helps Oakland sweep Youngstown State

COLLEGE WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL: Condon helps Oakland sweep Youngstown State

| November 4, 2016 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Sammy Condon slammed 15 kills for a hitting percentage of .565 to go with three blocks, one assist and one dig in leading Oakland University to a 3-0 sweep over Youngstown State Friday night at the O’rena in Horizon League play. Jessica Dood surpassed 1,000 career kills mark, becoming just the seventh player in Oakland […]

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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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