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BOYS TENNIS TEAM CAPSULES

BOYS TENNIS TEAM CAPSULES

| September 10, 2011 | Comments (3)

Below are the 2011 boys tennis team capsules for the high schools located in the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage region. Capsules compiled by NOS staff. Coaches wishing to submit additional information can do so by e-mailing senior editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com or results@northoaklandsports.com SCHOOL: Auburn Hills Avondale HEAD COACH: Michael Kopec, fifth season. LAST SEASON’S RECORD: […]

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Stick’s Picks: In Week 3, it’s time to separate the men from boys

Stick’s Picks: In Week 3, it’s time to separate the men from boys

| September 9, 2011 | Comments (3)

There’s never a month full of more optimism than August. That’s when high school coaches talk about how they feel that their team “will be better than last year,” or “that they have a great shot of making the postseason this season.” Now that we’re in September, some coaches and teams are still entertaining those […]

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Holly pulls minor upset of Stoney Creek

Holly pulls minor upset of Stoney Creek

| September 8, 2011 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ROCHESTER HILLS — During its first Flint Metro League championship season, Holly had no luck against teams from the neighboring OAA Red Division. In fact, the Bronchos’ only losses on the pitch were to OAA Red Division champion Troy and Rochester Adams, which ended Holly’s best-ever season in a […]

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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM CAPSULES

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM CAPSULES

| September 7, 2011 | Comments (4)

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM CAPSULES Below are the 2011 girls volleyball team capsules for the high schools located in the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage region. Capsules compiled by NOS staff. Coaches wishing to submit additional information can do so by e-mailing senior editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com SCHOOL: Auburn Hills Oakland Christian HEAD COACH: Priscilla Larned, 26th season. […]

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BOYS SOCCER TEAM CAPSULES

BOYS SOCCER TEAM CAPSULES

| September 4, 2011 | Comments (3)

BOYS SOCCER TEAM CAPSULES Below are the 2011 boys soccer team capsules for the high schools located in the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage region. Capsules compiled by NOS staff. Coaches wishing to submit additional information can do so by e-mailing senior editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com SCHOOL: Auburn Hills Avondale HEAD COACH: Dave Muczynski, 18th season. LAST […]

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REPORTING RESULTS

REPORTING RESULTS

| August 31, 2011 | Comments (1)

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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2011 PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEW INDEX

2011 PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEW INDEX

| August 24, 2011 | Comments (5)

2011 PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEW INDEX: Below is the index for the 2011 Prep Football Preview Kickoff extravaganza, as compiled and presented by the AdaVan Media Group’s www.northoaklandsports.com editorial staff and corporate sponsors. NOS is a digital daily, sports-only, on-line-only newspaper serving dozens of communities in suburban Detroit. Teams and schools may use the opening paragraphs […]

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HOLLY PREVIEW: Bronchos aiming for first league crown since 1952

HOLLY PREVIEW: Bronchos aiming for first league crown since 1952

| August 24, 2011 | Comments (3)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com HOLLY — For decades Holly bolstered a football program that every team in the Flint Metro League looked forward to on its schedule. The Bronchos were a doormat program, a team that was considered an easy win, a pushover, a laughing stock. Over the past 60 years Holly has […]

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KICKOFF 2011: Many questions will be answered in the upcoming prep football season

KICKOFF 2011: Many questions will be answered in the upcoming prep football season

| August 22, 2011 | Comments (5)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Over the past three decades, six different local schools have reached at least the state semifinals in prep football. Last year Lake Orion made a return trip to that point — and with greater results. For the first time in three trips to the Final Four, Lake Orion captured […]

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 PREP FOOTBALL TEAM CAPSULES

PREP FOOTBALL TEAM CAPSULES

| August 22, 2011 | Comments (6)

PREP FOOTBALL TEAM CAPSULES Below are the team capsules for the prep football teams in the coverage area for www.northoaklandsports.com, as compiled by Senior Editor Dan Stickradt and staff of interns. Auburn Hills Avondale HEAD COACH: Steve Deutsch ASSISTANT COACHES: Dave Schulz, James Prince, Torre Robinson, Anthony Epperson, Mike Zak. LAST SEASON’S RECORD: 7-4, 6-2 […]

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TOP PREP FOOTBALL PLAYERS

TOP PREP FOOTBALL PLAYERS

| August 22, 2011 | Comments (5)

TOP PREP FOOTBALL PLAYERS Senior Editor Dan Stickradt scouts the top prep football players in the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area for 2011. 1. ZACH COLLINS, Clarkston sr. LB (6-2, 210): Just the third, fourth-year starter under veteran coach Kurt Richardson, who is in his 25th season with the Wolves, Collins is like flies on ribroast when […]

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FAST FACTS: PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS

FAST FACTS: PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS

| August 22, 2011 | Comments (2)

PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS FAST FACTS A look historically at the prep football programs from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area in the MHSAA tournament. STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS: Lake Orion – 2010 (Division 1) Oxford – 1992 (Class BB) Rochester Adams – 2003 (Division 2) Troy – 1994 (Class AA) Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes – 2002 […]

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PREP FOOTBALL SCHEDULES

PREP FOOTBALL SCHEDULES

| August 22, 2011 | Comments (2)

PREP FOOTBALL SCHEDULES Below are the 2011 prep football varsity schedules for schools in the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area. Contact participating schools for further details. Updates and changes can be made by e-mailing Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com AUBURN HILLS AVONDALE Aug. 25   Warren Fitzgerald (A) Sept. 2   Hazel Park (A) Sept. 9 […]

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College Committments-Signings

College Committments-Signings

| August 18, 2011 | Comments (5)

ONTO THE NEXT LEVEL … Know of a student-athlete that has signed a letter of intent, made an oral commitment, agreed to terms for a walk-on position or is currently playing collegiate sports from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage region? Please feel free to submit information about any local athletes. Include photos and contact information and we […]

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North Oakland Sports expands to three more schools

North Oakland Sports expands to three more schools

| August 15, 2011 | Comments (2)

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. — NorthOaklandSports.com has expanded. Founded in December, 2009, to replace former print publications or current print publications that have severely downsized in recent times, has added the communities of Holly and Ortonville and incorporated Holly, Ortonville Brandon and Pontiac Notre Dame Prep high schools into its coverage region. Previously, NOS included public […]

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New beginnings: First day always brings forth changes, challenges

New beginnings: First day always brings forth changes, challenges

| August 12, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com There’s never been much change when it comes to soccer at Troy Athens. Since launching the program 30 years ago, Tim Storch was always the man in charge. Storch retired from teaching and coaching at Athens at the end of June, leaving the door open for a “second coach […]

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SPORTS BRIEFS--Scrimmage Openings

SPORTS BRIEFS–Scrimmage Openings

| August 10, 2011 | Comments (0)

SCRIMMMAGE OPENINGS The Rochester Community Schools has openings for two schools at its varsity-only boys soccer scrimmages, which will be played at all three of the district’s high schools on Wednesday, Aug. 17. Games will be 25-minute halves with up to three games per team. Games will take place from 4-9 p.m. Interested schools can […]

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Optimism overload: Prep football teams reconvene to begin their hopes of march to postseason field

Optimism overload: Prep football teams reconvene to begin their hopes of march to postseason field

| August 9, 2011 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Unlike any other year, Lake Orion kicked off football training camp for the first time as the defending state champions. After years of near-misses, the Dragons finished the year 2010 on top of the charts. Lake Orion captured its first D-1 crown last November behind a talented senior class. […]

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