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Category: High School

Top-10 stunner: Oakland knocks off No. 7 Tennessee

Top-10 stunner: Oakland knocks off No. 7 Tennessee

| December 15, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The date Dec.14, 2010 may not have any major significance around the globe. For Oakland University men’s basketball coach Greg Kampe and his Golden Grizzlies, the date may live on for eons. Three days after falling by one point, 77-76, to then-seventh-ranked Michigan State, Oakland posted […]

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Prep Wrestling Results

Prep Wrestling Results

| December 14, 2010 | Comments (1)

HOWELL INVITATIONAL (Dec. 11 at Howell HS) TOP TEAMS — 1. Remus Chippewa Hills; 2. Otsego; 3. Howell; 4. Monroe; 5. Mason… 103: 1. Zach Cooper (Remus Chippewa Hills); 2. Ben Calandrino (Howell); 3. Steve Bleise (Dexter); 4. Nate Weckesser (Remus Chippewa Hills); 5. Justin Schoefield (Rochester Adams); 6. Brian Jones (Grand Ledge). 112: 1. […]

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FLASHBACK: 2009 All-Area Girls Cross-Country Team: All-American Goethals leads talented All-Area pack of runners

FLASHBACK: 2009 All-Area Girls Cross-Country Team: All-American Goethals leads talented All-Area pack of runners

| December 13, 2010 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Over the past decade, female cross-country runners from Oakland County have dominated the scene, with dozens of all-state runners and even a handful of state champions. That continued to be the trend in 2009. This season marked yet another fine season for runners in the area, especially for the […]

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That close: Michigan State withstands Oakland’s upset bid

That close: Michigan State withstands Oakland’s upset bid

| December 12, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com AUBURN HILLS — As surprising as its sounds, Michigan State is a team searching for an identity. So is Oakland University, but in a different way. The eighth-ranked Spartans are looking to keep their footing as a top-10 team, while the Golden Grizzlies are searching for a marquee win […]

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   Three amigos: Returning trio shines as Stoney Creek holds off Athens

Three amigos: Returning trio shines as Stoney Creek holds off Athens

| December 11, 2010 | Comments (2)

BY JAY KUNDE STUDENT INTERN ROCHESTER HILLS — For any team that graduates 11 players and has a new coach, expectations are rarely through the clouds. At Rochester Stoney Creek, the Cougars are in such a position, yet found the win column in the opening week. Stoney Creek came back from an eight-point first-half deficit […]

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Bethany Christian cruises past crosstown rival Christian Leadership

Bethany Christian cruises past crosstown rival Christian Leadership

| December 11, 2010 | Comments (1)

TROY — Troy Bethany Christian outscored host Troy Christian Leadership Academy in the first three periods of play, and that helped the Bruins post a 47-30 non-league girls basketball triumph. Freshman guard Sarah Bishop continued her strong debut season with 17 points, while who sophomore guard Lianna Sprankle added nine points for the Bruins. Jenna […]

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Clarkston, Adams open with cage wins

Clarkston, Adams open with cage wins

| December 11, 2010 | Comments (0)

CLARKSTON — Clarkston opened up the boys basketball season Friday, using a 20-13 second quarter run to earn a 60-57 triumph over Orchard Lake St. Mary’s. The Wolves led 33-29 at the half and halted the Eaglet’s rally in the second half. Max Collins led a balanced attack for Clarkston, scoring 19 points. Marcus Hardy […]

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Stepping up: Cougars go to Plan B in downing Adams

Stepping up: Cougars go to Plan B in downing Adams

| December 10, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Adams devised a game plan Thursday to force someone other than Rochester Stoney Creek’s Gabby Yurik and Kara Kovack to beat the Highlanders. Keri Scipione, Lauren Voss and Emily Wood did just that. Scipione, a junior, connected on a trio of 3-pointers and finished with […]

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   OAA debut: Oxford makes statement by pinning down Clarkston, Rochester

OAA debut: Oxford makes statement by pinning down Clarkston, Rochester

| December 9, 2010 | Comments (0)

NOSs.RochOxfordMats-2.1208BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com CLARKSTON — After dominating the Flint Metro League the past two years and finishing in the top two in that league for the past 10 seasons, Oxford made its long-anticipated switch of the Oakland Activities Association this year. The Wildcats finally made their wrestling debut in the OAA Red […]

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Wednesday's Prep Wrestling Results

Wednesday’s Prep Wrestling Results

| December 9, 2010 | Comments (0)

Wrestling ROCHESTER 65, TROY ATHENS 21 215: Marcel Johnson (R) p. Brandon Yochem 0:51; 285: Steve Toporawski (TA) d. Cameron Daniels 8-4; 103: Justin Kim (R) Nick Molter 15-0; 112: Josh Wood (R) p. Thomas Keyes 5:45; 119: Todd  Puchovan (R) p. Chris Berard 0:59; 125: Jezz Hubbard (TA) p. Joey Gunther 1:40; 130: Kaelen […]

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Waterford Our Lady stymies Oxford in non-league rout

Waterford Our Lady stymies Oxford in non-league rout

| December 8, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com OXFORD — Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes may not have its shooting touch or defensive schemes quite right in the early stages of the girls basketball season. That could be bad news for many of the Lakers’ opponents in the future. Despite being off its game, Waterford Our […]

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Life Summit finds legs to win Eagles Cup Invitational

Life Summit finds legs to win Eagles Cup Invitational

| December 8, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com CLARKSTON — Grant Brown enjoyed the experience of winning the Eagles Cup Invitational so much as a player, he had to come back as a coach to win another title. Brown, the first-year head coach for Life Summit Home School, played for his alma mater that won three titles […]

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SATURDAY'S PREP ROUNDUP: Rochester Hills, Springfield Christian fall in Eagles Cup

SATURDAY’S PREP ROUNDUP: Rochester Hills, Springfield Christian fall in Eagles Cup

| December 8, 2010 | Comments (2)

CLARKSTON — Despite the graduation of nine players, Temperance State Line Christian still had enough to go 2-1 and finish in fifth place in the Eagles Cup at Springfield Christian, holding off Rochester Hills Christian 56-52 in the fifth-place game Saturday in Clarkston. Todd Gardiner scored 16 and Jordan Seacrant added 13 points for the […]

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TUESDAY’S ROUNDUP: Stoney Creek skates past Birmingham; Avondale, Rochester Hills Christian record statement cage wins

TUESDAY’S ROUNDUP: Stoney Creek skates past Birmingham; Avondale, Rochester Hills Christian record statement cage wins

| December 8, 2010 | Comments (3)

BIRMINGHAM — Brian Gill scored a pair of goals as Rochester Stoney Creek skated past Birmingham United in an OAA Red Division boys hockey game at the Birmingham Ice Arena. Joe Costello also scored twice and Matt Zuelch had a goal and two assists for the Cougars (1-1-0). Jake Landuyt picked up 34 saves in […]

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Moss’ big night helps Troy drop Pontiac in season opener

Moss’ big night helps Troy drop Pontiac in season opener

| December 8, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net TROY — The game was as even as any at halftime. Troy junior point guard Karin Moss decided it was time for her to take over. Moss recorded 23 points, nine assists, seven rebounds, and seven steals in taking over the second half of a season-opening 60-50 win over […]

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MONDAY’S ROUNDUP: Oakland Christian holds off Waterford Our Lady

MONDAY’S ROUNDUP: Oakland Christian holds off Waterford Our Lady

| December 7, 2010 | Comments (0)

WATERFORD — Auburn Hills Oakland Christian staved off a late comeback to hold off host Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes Monday in a boys basketball season opener, 53-51. WOLL led 31-29 at the half, with Oakland Christian going on 14-9 surge in the third quarter to go up 43-40 entering the final frame. The […]

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Flashback: 2009 All-Area Girls Golf Team

Flashback: 2009 All-Area Girls Golf Team

| December 7, 2010 | Comments (2)

Super Team players highlight All-Area Girls Golf squad BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com To say that Oakland County is a hotbed for girls golf talent might be an understatement. The number of all-state players and state-qualifying teams is high each and every year during the past decade and that could very well continue in […]

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2010 All-AREA GIRLS GOLF TEAM: These linkers are driven by success

2010 All-AREA GIRLS GOLF TEAM: These linkers are driven by success

| December 7, 2010 | Comments (3)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Is the Rochester area really the epicenter for girls golf in Michigan. Well, there’s a growing trend in recent years about the city producing some fine golf talent. For the fifth straight season a Rochester team finished first or second at the Division 1 state tournament, while the past […]

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