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Category: Student Columns

Stoney Creek rallies past Troy

Stoney Creek rallies past Troy

| February 26, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net   ROCHESTER HILLS — Though it toted a three-game losing streak into a top team’s home gym Tuesday, things looked okay for a while for the Troy girls’ basketball team. Rochester Stoney Creek made sure they didn’t end up that way. Troy took three key daggers in the second […]

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JAKE’S TAKE: After 2 years, Sylvester finally shines for Troy

JAKE’S TAKE: After 2 years, Sylvester finally shines for Troy

| February 21, 2012 | Comments (0)

TROY — The cheers bellowed from the student section: “LAR-RY! LAR-RY! LAR-RY!” Troy’s Larry Sylvester had just hit six 3-pointers in a row in just his fifth game with a uniform. He was having the time of his life, the best game ever. That was only the victory after a year and a half of […]

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JAKE’S TAKE: Young's epic duel with Tatu one for the record books

JAKE’S TAKE: Young’s epic duel with Tatu one for the record books

| February 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

It seemed like a weekly occurrence in the locker room. Troy junior sensation James Young would come within mere points of a 40-point game, agoal he’s held since the beginning of the season. 36. 37. 36 again. So close, he kept thinking. He finally did it against Clarkston — after all those times coming up […]

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REPORTING RESULTS

REPORTING RESULTS

| February 8, 2012 | Comments (1)

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 n information to results@northoaklandsports.com or to Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com in timely fashion. The nightline recording of (248) 812-1053 is also available. NorthOaklandSports […]

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Young scores 49 as Troy beat Clarkston for first time in 13 years

Young scores 49 as Troy beat Clarkston for first time in 13 years

| February 8, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net   TROY — Two longtime head coaches had to think before they said they’d never seen two individual performances as good as the two they coached Tuesday night. Troy junior James Young poured on 49 points and Clarkston’s Nick Tatu stroked 47 in Troy’s 79-74, back-and-forth victory. It was […]

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Troy uses long runs to drain West Bloomfield

Troy uses long runs to drain West Bloomfield

| February 7, 2012 | Comments (1)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net TROY — With runs of  7-0, 14-0 and 23-2, West Bloomfield was probably wondering if it was involved with a basketball game or math class Monday. Troy trounced the Lakers, 47-28, after jumping out to a 19-2 lead and continually pouring on large runs on West Bloomfield. Senior guard […]

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Moss outshines Russell as Troy rolls Athens

Moss outshines Russell as Troy rolls Athens

| February 7, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net TROY — Monday’s heavyweight fight was University of Buffalo signee Karin Moss of Troy  vs. Oakland signee Sinclair Russell of Troy Athens. After 27 minutes of punch-for-punch, Moss took over. The senior dished out seven assists in the second half, and her double-double led four Colts in double-digit scoring […]

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JAKE’S TAKE: Baston’s departure proves it’s all about ‘me’ with some student athletes

JAKE’S TAKE: Baston’s departure proves it’s all about ‘me’ with some student athletes

| February 7, 2012 | Comments (2)

TROY — Shame on Maceo Baston. Shame on the 6-feet-4 sophomore, who left Troy for Birmingham Detroit Country Day this week without a word to his coach, Gary Fralick, or his teammates, James Young and Zak Noor. Shame on Baston for fleeing Troy after all the Colts have fought through this season. Shame on him […]

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Daily Poll: Which local high school has the best student section at sports events?

Daily Poll: Which local high school has the best student section at sports events?

| February 4, 2012 | Comments (4)

][polldaddy poll=5844644] DAILY POLL: Are student sections back on the steady rise? INSIDE YOUR GYMNASIUM — Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, one of the most common growing trends in the area was large and crazy student sections. Students, faculty and even alumni would congregate in bleachers at a variety of high school sports events, often […]

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Ferndale’s ball movement stymies Troy

Ferndale’s ball movement stymies Troy

| January 25, 2012 | Comments (3)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT TROY — Another big performance from star junior James Young was a step forward for the Troy boys basketball team. A poor defensive performance and a league loss were steps back and Ferndale was the benefactor. Troy got outrebounded against Ferndale Friday and gave up a season-high point total in […]

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JAKE’S TAKE: When the lights come on, the effort comes out

JAKE’S TAKE: When the lights come on, the effort comes out

| January 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

Pick any big shot. Troy star junior James Young’s 3-pointer after a drive-and-kick by point guard Zak Noor. Noor’s game-tying triple with 6:33 left. Young’s driving, acrobatic, did-that-just-happen layup with 1:30. Seniors like Bryan Martin and Leo Ayrault and sophomores Danny Wunderlich and Craig Duggan were blowing the roof off the place. The whole Troy […]

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Oakland trips up Western Illinois

Oakland trips up Western Illinois

| January 11, 2012 | Comments (2)

TIMOTHY PONTZER STUDENT CORRESPONDENT ROCHESTER HILLS — During the course of this season, the difference between playing at home and being on the road has been night and day for the Oakland University women’s basketball team. Away from the O’Rena this year, the Golden Grizzlies have sported a dastardly 1-6 record. Meanwhile, coming into Monday, […]

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Southfield stymies cold-shooting Colts

Southfield stymies cold-shooting Colts

| January 4, 2012 | Comments (1)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net SOUTHFIELD — After a second straight loss, frustrated Troy boys basketball coach Gary Fralick was at a loss for words. Star junior James Young shot 0-for-11 from the floor Tuesday and Troy (2-3) shot 31 percent overall in a 49-43 OAA crossover road loss to Southfield. “I thought it […]

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Follow Us On Social Media

Follow Us On Social Media

| November 9, 2011 | Comments (2)

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Athens downs Troy to shift rivalry Red Hawks’ way

Athens downs Troy to shift rivalry Red Hawks’ way

| October 22, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net TROY — Midway through the annual Troy-Troy Athens game on Friday, Athens quarterback Ben Bartnowak missed a screen throw to his running back, who promptly took the poor throw off the bounce in the backfield and took it upfield for a first down. A fitting play amidst a rough […]

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STUDENT VIEW: Is the man they call ‘Z’ ready to work his postseason magic again?

STUDENT VIEW: Is the man they call ‘Z’ ready to work his postseason magic again?

| October 17, 2011 | Comments (1)

TROY — If the Troy boys soccer team is able to make a run through this state tournament, there will certainly be one possible reason that jumps out. Coach Brian Zawislak. Zawislak, in his first year at the helm of the Troy varsity boys soccer team after a stint with the junior varsity boys team […]

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FAST FACTS ABOUT NORTH OAKLAND SPORTS.COM

FAST FACTS ABOUT NORTH OAKLAND SPORTS.COM

| September 30, 2011 | Comments (3)

REPORTING SCORES Varsity coaches are urged to report varsity results in a timely fashion by e-mail to senior editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com or results@northoaklandsports.com, or by calling the sports nightline recording at (248) 812-1053. Deadlines are normally midnight each day. High schools and colleges in the NorthOaklandSports coverage region include Auburn Hills Avondale, Auburn […]

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Parks, Colts prey on Falcons

Parks, Colts prey on Falcons

| September 27, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net BIRMINGHAM — Olivia Parks rebounded from a one-game slump in a big way, hammering kill after kill. The result was a sweep for her Troy volleyball team. The victim was Birmingham Groves. Parks, a sophomore, had 14 kills to lead the Colts to a 25-16, 25-19, 25-12 OAA White […]

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