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Cunningham, Stanko earn Dream Team status

Cunningham, Stanko earn Dream Team status

| December 1, 2010 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Sean Cunningham and Caleb Stanko entered the 2010 boys soccer season as two of the state’s best. The Oakland county duo were acknowledged for just that recently by the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association. Both were named to the 11-member All-State Dream Team by the MHSSCA earlier this […]

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ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE FOOTBALL 2010

ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE FOOTBALL 2010

| November 30, 2010 | Comments (2)

Players from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area are found in bold. DIVISION 1-2 The 2010 Associated Press Division 1-2 All-State football team, which is selected by Michigan sports writers and broadcasters PLAYER OF THE YEAR Gabe Dean, Lowell, 5-11, 195, Jr. QUARTERBACKS Tommy Vento, Farmington Hills Harrison, 6-1, 185, Sr. Gabe Dean, Lowell, 5-11, 195, Jr. […]

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Stick’s Picks: Classic matchups set for season’s final weekend

Stick’s Picks: Classic matchups set for season’s final weekend

| November 25, 2010 | Comments (2)

The final weekend in finally here. The final weekend of the fall sports season concludes at Ford Field with the football state finals Friday and Saturday. There are several powerhouse teams that have made the march down to Detroit once again, while some others are looking for their first shot at glory. Lake Orion is […]

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Stelpflug, Reed, Jongekrijg lead state-meet performances

Stelpflug, Reed, Jongekrijg lead state-meet performances

| November 23, 2010 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ROCHESTER HILLS — Last season Lauren Reedy finished near the bottom of the diving competition of the Division 1 state finals. This season, the Rochester junior made a quantum leap to the top 10. Reedy finished seventh in the one-meter diving out of a field of over 35 divers […]

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Swimmers ready to leave it all in the tank at state finals

Swimmers ready to leave it all in the tank at state finals

| November 19, 2010 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Sami Steplflug has a high ceiling. The Clarkston freshman has already had a memorable season, winning a pair of events at both the Oakland County meet and OAA Blue Division meet. She also swam on two winning relays at the league meet. One of the state’s top ninth-grade prospects […]

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2010 OAA GIRLS SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

2010 OAA GIRLS SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

| November 18, 2010 | Comments (4)

2010 OAKLAND ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS OAA RED DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIPS (Nov. 4-6 at Lake Orion) TEAM SCORES: 1. (tie) Birmginham Groves, 451; Birmingham Seaholm, 451; 3. Farmington Harrison, 309; 4. Rochester Adams, 293; 5. Rochester Stoney Creek, 189; 6. Troy, 168; 7. Lake Orion, 165. DUAL-MEET STANDINGS: 1. Birmingham Groves, (6-0); 2. […]

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COLLEGE COMMITMENTS/SIGNINGS

COLLEGE COMMITMENTS/SIGNINGS

| November 17, 2010 | Comments (5)

COLLEGE COMMITMENTS/SIGNINGS Below are the local high school athletes from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area that have singed or committed to play collegiate athletics. For additions to this list, e-mail senior editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com AUBURN HILLS AVONDALE Sarah Becker            Black Hawk        Volleyball AUBURN HILLS OAKLAND CHRISTIAN Caleb Stanko            Michigan          Soccer CLARKSTON Haley Barker            […]

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Stalled out: Clarkston ousted by third-ranked Mercy in quarterfinals

Stalled out: Clarkston ousted by third-ranked Mercy in quarterfinals

| November 17, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com OWOSSO — In an unusual occurrence, Loretta Vogel led Farmington Hills Mercy to the state semifinals in her debut season as head coach of the Marlins. Now, she is taking her experienced team back to the Final Four. Third-ranked Mercy overcame a slow start to post a 26-24, 18-25, […]

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ALL-OAA BOYS SOCCER TEAMS

ALL-OAA BOYS SOCCER TEAMS

| November 16, 2010 | Comments (5)

ALL-CONFERENCE BOYS SOCCER TEAMS Below are the final 2010 OAA boys soccer all-division teams and final conference standings: ALL-OAA RED DIVISION FINAL STANDINGS: 1. Troy; 2. Bloomfield Hills Lahser; 3. Rochester Adams; 4. Lake Orion; 5. (tie) Clarkston, Rochester; 7. Troy Athens; 8. (tie) Rochester Stoney Creek, Royal Oak. ALL-DIVISION TROY: Sean Cunningham, Jeff Bumbales, […]

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  Clarkston wins first regional volleyball title since 1976

Clarkston wins first regional volleyball title since 1976

| November 12, 2010 | Comments (3)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ORTONVILLE — One of Clarkston’s first matches of the season came against Flushing, where the Wolves swept the Raiders in a late-August quad match. Clarkston also defeated Flushing on Thursday — this time on a much bigger stage. The Wolves, who have not lost a game in nearly a […]

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Wolves hound Davison to reach regional finals

Wolves hound Davison to reach regional finals

| November 10, 2010 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ORTONVILLE — Part of Clarkston’s fine season has been its incredible balance offensively. Defensively, the Wolves have been underrated and sometimes just as good. Davison found that out Tuesday in its Class A regional semifinal at Ortonville Brandon. Clarkston collected 37 blocks as a team, the most the Wolves […]

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Sizzling finishes: Handler leads state-meet performances

Sizzling finishes: Handler leads state-meet performances

| November 9, 2010 | Comments (4)

BY JAY KUNDE CORRESPONDANT BROOKLYN — Something about close finishes and Brook Handler seem to go hand in hand. The last time Handler, now a senior at Rochester High, was involved in a close finish, it came in the final 100 meters of the 3,200-meter relay at Rockford High School, site of the Division 1 […]

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Not down for long: Clarkston tankers using demotion as motivational factor

Not down for long: Clarkston tankers using demotion as motivational factor

| October 13, 2010 | Comments (1)

CLARKSTON — Sometimes a demotion can cause anger. Clarkston’s girls swimming and diving team is simply using it as a motivational tool.. The Wolves were sent down to the OAA Blue Division this season, despite being Oakland County’s largest high school and a program that has been around more than a decade. Now Clarkston is […]

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High vertical: Wolves net fast start despite large target on their backs

High vertical: Wolves net fast start despite large target on their backs

| October 13, 2010 | Comments (3)

CLARKSTON — Whenever a team enjoys success, it comes with a price. This price is a large target on the back.. Clarkston’s volleyball team must live with that in 2010.. The Wolves, who finished an impressive 43-9-2 last season, has captured five of the past seven OAA Red Division league championships (formally OAA Division I). […]

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