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FOOTBALL: Clarkston rallies past Bloomfield Hills to remain unbeaten

FOOTBALL: Clarkston rallies past Bloomfield Hills to remain unbeaten

| September 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

PHOTO GALLERY: http://johnransom.com/   BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: DanStickradt CLARKSTON — In its many wins over the past five seasons, Clarkston has not had to play from behind too often. So when in doubt Friday evening against Bloomfield Hills, the Wolves simply found another gear. Trailing 20-13 with 11:08 to […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston finally reaches the summit with first Class A state championship

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston finally reaches the summit with first Class A state championship

| March 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

STATE FINALS GALLERY: http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery/Clarkston-vs-Grand-Rapids-Christian-Boys-Varsity-Basketball-3-25-17/G0000sQ6c80f4UYU/C0000LbVKTbRz2gM STATE SEMIFINALS GALLERY: http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery/Clarkston-vs-West-Bloomfield-Boys-Varsity-Basketball-3-24-17/G0000toH6rMcglaY/C0000LbVKTbRz2gM WINTER SPORTS GALLERIES:  http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/WINTER-SPORTS-GALLERIES-2016-17/C0000VK4BjS7Vi3M BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans EAST LANSING — From now on, March 25 will have a new meaning in and around the community of Clarkston. That would be the day the Clarkston finally earned its long-anticipated place in the spotlight […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston stomps West Bloomfield to advance to first Class A state finals

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston stomps West Bloomfield to advance to first Class A state finals

| March 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

STATE FINALS GALLERY: http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery/Clarkston-vs-Grand-Rapids-Christian-Boys-Varsity-Basketball-3-25-17/G0000sQ6c80f4UYU/C0000LbVKTbRz2gM STATE SEMIFINALS GALLERY: http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery/Clarkston-vs-West-Bloomfield-Boys-Varsity-Basketball-3-24-17/G0000toH6rMcglaY/C0000LbVKTbRz2gM WINTER SPORTS GALLERIES:  http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/WINTER-SPORTS-GALLERIES-2016-17/C0000VK4BjS7Vi3M BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans EAST LANSING — It took some 100 years of boys basketball, but Clarkston will finally play for a state title. The third-ranked Wolves blitzed OAA Red Division league rival West Bloomfield for the third time this […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston trounces Saginaw to reach Class A Final Four

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston trounces Saginaw to reach Class A Final Four

| March 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DAVISON — Clarkston proved once again that the best offense is a great defense. The Wolves simply suffocated Saginaw Tuesday night in the Class A state quarterfinals at Davison High School, which led to plenty of quick offense. Clarkston forced 15 turnovers and limited the Trojans to […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston avenges Dakota to reach regional finals

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston avenges Dakota to reach regional finals

| March 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: dan.stickradt GRAND BLANC — Clarkston has been in revenge mode for one year. The Wolves finally gained their long-awaited measure of payback on the school that ended their season last March. Junior guard Foster Loyer finished with a game-high 31 points and fourth-ranked Clarkston cruised […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clarkston rolls over Pontiac in district opener

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clarkston rolls over Pontiac in district opener

| February 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LcoalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan LAKE ORION — After suffering a first-round exit a year ago, Clarkston made sure it would live beyond the tournament opening day in the Class A girls basketball state tournament this season. Clarkston’s twin towers of juniors Kayla Luchenbach and Molly Nicholson dominated in the […]

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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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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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FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 1-2 Football Team

FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 1-2 Football Team

| November 26, 2016 | Comments (0)

FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 1-2 Football Team The 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 3-4 Football Team, selected by a statewide panel of nine Michigan sports writers: PLAYER OF THE YEAR Donovan People-Jones, Detroit Cass Tech, senior ALL-STATE FIRST TEAM QUARTERBACKS Rodney Hall, Detroit Cass Tech, senior Bruce Mann, Midland Dow, senior RUNNING BACKS […]

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FOOTBALL: Romeo runs by Clarkston for regional crown

FOOTBALL: Romeo runs by Clarkston for regional crown

| November 12, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans CLARKSTON — After winning the MHSAA Division 1 state title last season and graduating most of its starters from that squad, Romeo was tabbed as a rebuilding project with several question marks this season. Someone forgot to tell that to the unranked Bulldogs. Romeo advanced to its […]

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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Knockout blow: Clarkston ousts Lake Orion in five-game thriller for district crown

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Knockout blow: Clarkston ousts Lake Orion in five-game thriller for district crown

| November 4, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans LAKE ORION — Momentum can be a strange animal in the sport of volleyball. The moment you feel you have it, a play can quickly develop and spin the pendulum the other way faster than one can say the first string of letters in the alphabet. Ask […]

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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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CROSS COUNTRY: Clarkston, Oxford, Lake Orion advance teams to state finals

CROSS COUNTRY: Clarkston, Oxford, Lake Orion advance teams to state finals

| November 2, 2016 | Comments (0)

Adams’ Schram cruises to individual regional title BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans NEW BALTIMORE — With everything on the line, the OAA Red Division schools more than excelled at the Division 1 regional at New Baltimore Anchor Bay. Four of the top seven teams from the boys meet and five of the […]

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CROSS COUNTRY: Clarkston boys win first OAA title since 1999; Seaholm girls claim sixth straight crown

CROSS COUNTRY: Clarkston boys win first OAA title since 1999; Seaholm girls claim sixth straight crown

| October 21, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER — Taking over the Clarkston boys cross-country program is July, Larry Adams knew his group had the talent to contend in the OAA Red Division this season. The Wolves lived up to that billing. Clarkston won both league jamborees and also claimed Thursday’s league championships meet […]

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BOYS SOCCER:  Casualty of War: Clarkston stuns No. 5 Rochester Adams

BOYS SOCCER: Casualty of War: Clarkston stuns No. 5 Rochester Adams

| October 17, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — At 5-foot-8, Noah Bridgeman might have been one of the smallest players on the soccer pitch Monday night. With the way the Clarkston sophomore goalkeeper performed, he might as well have been an age-old Redwood tree hovering up near the clouds. Bridgeman stood tall […]

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GIRLS GOLF: Top-ranked Rochester puts together dominating performance in clinching fourth state title

GIRLS GOLF: Top-ranked Rochester puts together dominating performance in clinching fourth state title

| October 15, 2016 | Comments (0)

Lake Orion lands sixth, Clarkston seventh, Troy Athens 13th, Stoney Creek 18th BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans EAST LANSING — For Jeff Haney, it’s hard to pick just one word to describe Rochester’s girls golf season in 2016. Dominating…Perfect…Unbelievable. “Those words fit,” smiled Haney. “It was perfect the way the girls ended […]

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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Lake Orion climbing back to top 10 territory, eyes OAA Red Division title

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Lake Orion climbing back to top 10 territory, eyes OAA Red Division title

| October 10, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans LAKE ORION — Over the past decade, Lake Orion has consistently fielded a girls volleyball team ranked inside the Class A top 20. That trend has more than continued this season. The Dragons, who finished as the runner-up to state powerhouse North Branch at the Mt. Morris […]

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