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BASEBALL: Northville ends 45-year drought by ending Rochester’s tourney run in quarterfinals

BASEBALL: Northville ends 45-year drought by ending Rochester’s tourney run in quarterfinals

| June 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — Northville ended one of Michigan’s longest prep baseball droughts Tuesday — and at Rochester’s expense. Northville advanced to the MHSAA Division 1 for the first time since 1972 — that’s 45 years to be exact — with a 9-5 state quarterfinals victory over red-hot Rochester […]

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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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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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BASEBALL: Lake Orion Baptist finally wins first MACS title with win over Troy Bethany Christian

BASEBALL: Lake Orion Baptist finally wins first MACS title with win over Troy Bethany Christian

| June 12, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans AUBURN HILLS – By the shear number of chances, it was eventually bound to happen for Lake Orion Baptist on the baseball diamond. The Lions, previously 0-6 in the Michigan Association of Christian Schools Division I baseball state finals, finally claimed their first state title Saturday with […]

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BASEBALL: Rochester upsets Adams to win first regional title since 1998

BASEBALL: Rochester upsets Adams to win first regional title since 1998

| June 11, 2016 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans BLOOMFIELD HILLS — Each year at least one school makes an unexpected run deep into the Division 1 baseball postseason. This year, that school is unranked Rochester. The Falcons, although no strangers to long postseason runs in its history, remained alive in the 2016 tournament with a […]

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PREP BASEBALL TEAM CAPSULES 2016

PREP BASEBALL TEAM CAPSULES 2016

| April 27, 2016 | Comments (0)

Below are the 2016 Prep Baseball Team Capsules for schools located in the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage region. Email updates, corrections or general team information to Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com. Follow on Twitter @LocalSportsFans Auburn Hills Avondale HEAD COACH: Tom Kurczewski, 14th season. 2015 RECORD: 20-15, 8-4 OAA White Division (second) STATE TOURNAMENT: Lost in D-1 pre-district […]

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WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL SPORTS BAR?: Pre-game, during-game and post-game ...

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL SPORTS BAR?: Pre-game, during-game and post-game …

| June 16, 2015 | Comments (1)

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL SPORTS BAR? Pre-game, during-game and post-game for coaches, athletes, parents and sports fans from around the area … where do you like to congregate.  

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BASEBALL: Hartland downs Troy Athens to reach first Final Four since 2000

BASEBALL: Hartland downs Troy Athens to reach first Final Four since 2000

| June 10, 2015 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans NOVI — At first you don’t succeed, dust yourself and try again. After losing in the state quarterfinals three times in the past six years, Hartland finally broke the quarterfinal hex Tuesday with a 4-1 victory over Troy Athens in a Division 1 state quarterfinals at Novi […]

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BASEBALL: Athens wins first regional title in school history

BASEBALL: Athens wins first regional title in school history

| June 6, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Not too many in attendance gave Troy Athens or Utica Eisenhower much of a chance entering Saturday’s Division 1 regional at Rochester High. Still, the two unheralded ball clubs advanced to the regional finals with Athens claiming its first regional title in school history […]

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BASEBALL: Everest Collegiate downs rival Waterford Lakes for district title

BASEBALL: Everest Collegiate downs rival Waterford Lakes for district title

| June 2, 2015 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DRYDEN — For the past six years, Clarkston Everest Collegiate’s baseball players competed on the same unified program with Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes. Now that the Mountaineers have split off from the Lakers, Everest climbed past its former teammates in a 3-2 victory Monday […]

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Baseball State Rankings  — May 5

Baseball State Rankings — May 5

| May 6, 2015 | Comments (0)

Baseball (By the coaches association) Division 1 — 1. Bay City Western; 2. Saline; 3. Battle Creek Lakeview; 4. Sterling Heights Stevenson; 5. Grosse Pointe North; 6. Woodhaven; 7. Northville; 8. Birmingham Brother Rice; 9. Taylor Kennedy; 10. Portage Northern; 11. Brighton; 12. Rockford Division 2 — 1. East Grand Rapids; 2. Pontiac Notre Dame […]

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TEAM TRYOUTS 2014

TEAM TRYOUTS 2014

| July 8, 2014 | Comments (0)

TEAM TRYOUTS BASEBALL The Oxford Wildcats Gold 10U Federation Baseball Team of the NOBF is holding tryouts on Sunday, July 20. The tryouts will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Seymour Lake Park Diamond No. 3 in Oxford Twp. Sign in take place from 9:45-10 a.m. The team will play in minimum […]

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COLLEGE ATHLETICS: Oakland University names Jeffrey Konya as new AD

COLLEGE ATHLETICS: Oakland University names Jeffrey Konya as new AD

| July 8, 2014 | Comments (0)

  ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University interim President Betty J. Youngblood is pleased to announce that Jeffrey F. Konya has been appointed director of athletics effective August 11, 2014. Konya is currently the athletics director of the California State University Bakersfield (CSUB) athletics department, where he has worked since 2010. Konya replaces Robby Stewart, who […]

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BASEBALL: 2014 MHSBCA All-State Baseball Teams

BASEBALL: 2014 MHSBCA All-State Baseball Teams

| June 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

  Below are the 2014 MHSBCA Baseball All-State Teams, as selected by a panel of member coaches:   ALL-STATE DREAM TEAM Pitchers — Michael Hendrickson, Saline sr.; Nick Kamrada, Grand Ledge sr.; Dazon Cole, West Bloomfield sr.; Dillon McInerny, Richmond jr.; Garrett Schilling, Madison Heights Bishop Foley Catholic sr. Infielders — Jake Bivens, Battle Creek […]

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BASEBALL: Bay City Western knocks out Clarkston in state semifinals

BASEBALL: Bay City Western knocks out Clarkston in state semifinals

| June 12, 2014 | Comments (0)

  NOTE: Have photos or video of this event you would like to share with digital daily www.northoaklandsports.com? Email pertinent information to results@northoaklandsports.com or to Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   EAST LANSING — In the history of the Class A/Division 1 baseball state tournament, […]

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BASEBALL: Clarkston ousts Brighton, advances to first Final Four since 2002

BASEBALL: Clarkston ousts Brighton, advances to first Final Four since 2002

| June 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

  NOTE: Have photos or video of this event you would like to share with digital daily www.northoaklandsports.com?Email pertinent information to results@northoaklandsports.com or to Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com FOR MORE BASEBALL COVERAGE: http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=Baseball&x=16&y=13   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   NOVI — When he learned early Tuesday that he would […]

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BASEBALL: Area District Pairings

BASEBALL: Area District Pairings

| May 28, 2014 | Comments (1)

MORE BASEBALL LINKS:  BASEBALL: http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=Baseball&x=16&y=13   Baseball   Below are the 2014 MHSAA baseball district pairings for schools in the coverage area for www.northoaklandsports.com.   DIVISION 1 DISTRICT NO. 4 (Hosted by Davison) Tuesday’s pre-district game: Lapeer East vs. Davison, 4 p.m. Saturday’s district semifinals games: Lapeer East/Davison winner vs. Ortonville Brandon, 10 a.m.; Grand […]

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BASEBALL: Davison Faith blanks Troy Bethany in MACS semifinals

BASEBALL: Davison Faith blanks Troy Bethany in MACS semifinals

| May 27, 2014 | Comments (0)

  DAVISON —Davison Faith Baptist returned to the diamond Saturday and whisked away Troy Bethany Christian in the Michigan Association of Christian Schools state semifinals, 4-0. Junior Parker Barnett went the distance and carried a no-hitter until there were two outs in the seventh. He finished the day with single-game school record 19 strikeouts, one […]

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