Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes | North Oakland Sports - Part 20
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2011 ALL-AREA GIRLS SOCCER: Highly-touted players showcased on postseason squad

2011 ALL-AREA GIRLS SOCCER: Highly-touted players showcased on postseason squad

| July 20, 2011 | Comments (4)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com It has been said time and time again that in the sport of prep soccer, sometimes it’s harder to make the All-Area First Team or even the All-County team in Oakland County that it is to reach the all-state lists in one of the four divisions. That didn’t change […]

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2011 ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: All-around talents heat up the diamond

2011 ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: All-around talents heat up the diamond

| July 15, 2011 | Comments (6)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com The 2011 softball season was definitely a year of transition for teams across the state of Michigan. With the pitcher’s circle being pushed back three feet to be the same distance as college, offensive numbers were up significantly while pitching numbers dropped at many schools as those pitchers adapted […]

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2011 ALL-AREA BASEBALL: Diamond squad is armed and lethally dangerous

2011 ALL-AREA BASEBALL: Diamond squad is armed and lethally dangerous

| July 12, 2011 | Comments (4)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com The senior class of baseball players in Michigan was known to be as deep of a group since the Class of 1998, where nine in-state prep players were drafted. The state this season again had nine prep players selected in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft and had an […]

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2011 ALL-AREA BOYS GOLF: State champion Oakland Christian headlines top linkers

2011 ALL-AREA BOYS GOLF: State champion Oakland Christian headlines top linkers

| July 11, 2011 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Another exceptional boys golf season is in the bag and the postseason honors have been flowing forth for many individuals with local ties. Multiple athletes from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area earned all types of postseason success in recent weeks by making the all-league or all-county teams with three others […]

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2011 ALL-AREA GIRLS TENNIS: These players made quite the racquet

2011 ALL-AREA GIRLS TENNIS: These players made quite the racquet

| July 10, 2011 | Comments (10)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Another exceptional season of girls tennis in the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area finished with four teams playing at the Division 1 state finals, three finishing in the top 10 and another winning its first-ever state championship. Clarkston rang the bell as the state’s premier team this season, beginning the campaign […]

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2011 ALL-AREA GIRLS TRACK & FIELD TEAM: All-State athletes burnt up the grand oval

2011 ALL-AREA GIRLS TRACK & FIELD TEAM: All-State athletes burnt up the grand oval

| July 8, 2011 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Sometimes years of greatness are very hard to reproduce. The girls track and field season of 2010 in the area was hard to match in 2011. After all, a team state champion and five individual state champions last season was a rarity and several of those athletes departed last […]

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ALL-AREA BOYS TRACK & FIELD: Power, speed highlight postseason squad

ALL-AREA BOYS TRACK & FIELD: Power, speed highlight postseason squad

| July 6, 2011 | Comments (17)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com In a bizarre spring, track and field athletes generally had slow starts due to consistent bad weather, but were still able to pull off some fine finishes in the final weeks of the season. That is all evidenced on the 2011 All-Area Boys Track and Field Team. Across the […]

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Top-ranked USA sinks Lakers in quarterfinals

Top-ranked USA sinks Lakers in quarterfinals

| June 14, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com SAGINAW — Steve Troy felt his softball team had to play perfect Tuesday in order to have a chance against top-ranked Unionville-Sebewaing Area — and for a moment, Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes had the Patriots on ropes. In the end, Unionville-Sebewaing proved too much to overcome, as […]

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WOLL wins first softball regional since 2006

WOLL wins first softball regional since 2006

| June 14, 2011 | Comments (0)

—  STAFF REPORTS WATERFORD — Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes is back on the rise to glory. The Lakers’ softball team took the nest step by claiming its first regional championship Saturday in five years on its home field. The Lakers defeated Portland St. Patrick, 12-4, for the title. WOLL advances to the state […]

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Controversy hits high school golf community

Controversy hits high school golf community

| June 10, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Controversy has swirled over the sport of high school boys golf and its epicenter sits right in one of the communities in this area of the state. Oxford finished third at Thursday’s Division 1 regional at Flushing Valley Golf Course, but several other schools in the Wildcats’ district, regional […]

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Oakland Christian wins first golf regional since 1993

Oakland Christian wins first golf regional since 1993

| June 10, 2011 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Everything has been nothing short of a perfect storm for Auburn Hills Oakland Christian’s boys golf team this season. The championship strong continued. The Lancers, the top-ranked team in Division 4, moved yet another step close to its ultimate goal of a state title by claiming […]

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GIRLS SOCCER REGIONAL PREVIEW: Adams, Troy know each other all too well; Athens set for clash with Ike

GIRLS SOCCER REGIONAL PREVIEW: Adams, Troy know each other all too well; Athens set for clash with Ike

| June 7, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com When regional play in girls soccer commences Tuesday night, two familiar programs will face off in a battle of top-10 teams at Lake Orion. Troy and Rochester Adams know each other all too well, playing at least once every season going back to the early 1980s when the schools […]

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SOFTBALL: Lakers receive little resistance in district, rollover Northwest, Oakland Christian

SOFTBALL: Lakers receive little resistance in district, rollover Northwest, Oakland Christian

| June 7, 2011 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes is making a comeback on the softball diamond. The Lakers advanced to the Division 4 regional Saturday with a pair of mercy wins, taking down host Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest, 12-2, in the semifinals and Auburn hills Oakland Christian, 14-0, in a D-4 district finals. Locked […]

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Northwest wins first district since 2006

Northwest wins first district since 2006

| June 6, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ROCHESTER HILLS — Four straight years, Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest was issued form the Division 4 baseball tournament in the district finals. In three of those years, the Crusaders were knocked out by Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes. Saturday on its own diamond, Northwest gained a measure of […]

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Division 4 Track State Finals Results

Division 4 Track State Finals Results

| June 5, 2011 | Comments (0)

Boys Track MHSAA DIVISION 4 STATE FINALS (June 4 at Jenison H.S.) TEAM SCORES — Albion 48; Big Rapids Crossroads Academy 48; Muskegon Catholic Central 46; Reading 42; Centreville 40; Pewamo-Westphalia 28; White Pigeon 27; Homer 23.50; Litchfield 20; Hillsdale Academy 18; Auburn Hills Oakland Christian 17; Lutheran Westland 17; Hesperia 17; Carsonville-Port Sanilac 16; […]

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 Top-ranked Oakland Christian cruises to district golf title

Top-ranked Oakland Christian cruises to district golf title

| June 3, 2011 | Comments (1)

HOLLY — With four of the top six finishers in the field, top-ranked Auburn Hills Oakland Christian opened up the postseason by winning Thursday’s Division 4 boys golf district in convincing fashion. The Lancers had five in the top 10 in the play-five, count-four setup at Heather Highlands near Holly. Oakland Christian’s Tyler Coyne tied […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Troy upends Walled Lake Northern; Rochester, Athens roll to district wins

GIRLS SOCCER: Troy upends Walled Lake Northern; Rochester, Athens roll to district wins

| June 1, 2011 | Comments (0)

TROY — Troy opened up the Division 1 girls soccer state tournament Tuesday in convincing fashion, topping visiting Walled Lake Northern, 4-0. The Colts (15-2-2) led 1-0 at the half on a goal by Irene Young and tacked on three more goals in the second half. Young added a goal and an assist in the […]

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MHSAA Girls Soccer District Draws

MHSAA Girls Soccer District Draws

| May 31, 2011 | Comments (0)

Below are the 2011 MHSAA girls soccer district draws involving area high schools. Call host school for further details. DIVISION 1 DISTRICT NO. 11 HOSTED BY TROY Tuesday, May 31 Game 1 — Walled Lake Northern at Troy, 7 p.m.; Game 2 — Birmingham Seaholm at Walled Lake Central, 7 p.m.; Game 1 — White […]

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