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BOYS BASKETBALL: Fast start propels Rochester Hills Christian past Lake Orion Baptist in MACS state tournament

BOYS BASKETBALL: Fast start propels Rochester Hills Christian past Lake Orion Baptist in MACS state tournament

| February 16, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Even as the top-ranked school in the Michigan Association of Christian Schools Division I circles, Rochester Hills Christian still showed its youth sometimes. Fortunately for the Eagles, talent can usually overcome mistakes. Rochester Hills Christian had its fair share of mental […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland pulls away from Detroit-Mercy for Metro Series sweep

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland pulls away from Detroit-Mercy for Metro Series sweep

| February 10, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — With the regular season conference championship out of reach, Oakland University still showed no mercy on one of its arch-rivals. The oft-inconsistent Golden Grizzlies put the finishing touches on the series sweep of the University of Detroit-Mercy Friday night, downing the […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Top-ranked Clarkston soars past No. 2 Hazel Park

BOYS BASKETBALL: Top-ranked Clarkston soars past No. 2 Hazel Park

| January 30, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans HAZEL PARK — For the first time in its illustrious 24-year history, the Oakland Activities Association welcomed the rare commodity of featuring a basketball game that consisted of the top two teams in the Associated Press Class A state rankings. Top-ranked Clarkston made sure there was no […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clarkston maintains OAA-Red lead with win over Stoney Creek

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clarkston maintains OAA-Red lead with win over Stoney Creek

| January 26, 2018 | Comments (0)

Wolves’ Luchenbach reach 1,000 summit in win   BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickdradt CLARKSTON — Halfway through the OAA Red Division league season and Clarkston controls its own destiny. The first-place Wolves held onto sole possession of first place Friday with a 40-20 triumph over visiting Rochester Stoney Creek […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester holds off Adams to win annual Crosstown Showdown

BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester holds off Adams to win annual Crosstown Showdown

| January 22, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickdradt   ROCHESTER HILLS — Hunter Schattler remembers vividly the growing pains of a 0-21 season. That was the 2014-15 campaign, Schattler’s freshman campaign Schattler also remembers his freshman and sophomore seasons where his Rochester basketball team were blown out of the gymnasium by arch-rival […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rochester Adams rolls by Rochester for eight straight ‘Showdown’ win

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rochester Adams rolls by Rochester for eight straight ‘Showdown’ win

| January 21, 2018 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickdradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Adams picked the right time to come out of a team shooting slump. The Highlanders scored a season-high of points in a 60-36 victory over arch-rival Rochester in the 12th annual Crosstown Showdown at the Oakland University O’Rena. Adams has […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM CAPSULES 2017-18

BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM CAPSULES 2017-18

| January 9, 2018 | Comments (1)

BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM CAPSULES 2017-18 Below the the 2017-18 boys basketball team capsules for high schools located in the coverage region for www.northoakalndsports.com. Additional information can be forwarded to dan.stickradt@northoaklndsports.com or results@northoaklandsports.com. Follow on Twitter @LocalSportsFans   Auburn Hills Avondale HEAD COACH: Tim Morton, 15th season (non-consecutive, 184-136). 2016-17 RECORD: 12-10, 4-6 OAA White Division […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston finally reaches the summit with first Class A state championship

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston finally reaches the summit with first Class A state championship

| March 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

STATE FINALS GALLERY: http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery/Clarkston-vs-Grand-Rapids-Christian-Boys-Varsity-Basketball-3-25-17/G0000sQ6c80f4UYU/C0000LbVKTbRz2gM STATE SEMIFINALS GALLERY: http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery/Clarkston-vs-West-Bloomfield-Boys-Varsity-Basketball-3-24-17/G0000toH6rMcglaY/C0000LbVKTbRz2gM WINTER SPORTS GALLERIES:  http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/WINTER-SPORTS-GALLERIES-2016-17/C0000VK4BjS7Vi3M BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans EAST LANSING — From now on, March 25 will have a new meaning in and around the community of Clarkston. That would be the day the Clarkston finally earned its long-anticipated place in the spotlight […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston stomps West Bloomfield to advance to first Class A state finals

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston stomps West Bloomfield to advance to first Class A state finals

| March 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

STATE FINALS GALLERY: http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery/Clarkston-vs-Grand-Rapids-Christian-Boys-Varsity-Basketball-3-25-17/G0000sQ6c80f4UYU/C0000LbVKTbRz2gM STATE SEMIFINALS GALLERY: http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery/Clarkston-vs-West-Bloomfield-Boys-Varsity-Basketball-3-24-17/G0000toH6rMcglaY/C0000LbVKTbRz2gM WINTER SPORTS GALLERIES:  http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/WINTER-SPORTS-GALLERIES-2016-17/C0000VK4BjS7Vi3M BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans EAST LANSING — It took some 100 years of boys basketball, but Clarkston will finally play for a state title. The third-ranked Wolves blitzed OAA Red Division league rival West Bloomfield for the third time this […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston trounces Saginaw to reach Class A Final Four

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston trounces Saginaw to reach Class A Final Four

| March 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DAVISON — Clarkston proved once again that the best offense is a great defense. The Wolves simply suffocated Saginaw Tuesday night in the Class A state quarterfinals at Davison High School, which led to plenty of quick offense. Clarkston forced 15 turnovers and limited the Trojans to […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy shuts down DeLaSalle to claim first regional crown since 1989

BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy shuts down DeLaSalle to claim first regional crown since 1989

| March 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFan Facebook: North Oakland Sports Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: dan.stickradt TROY — Gary Fralick opted to become a gambling man Wednesday night. The veteran Troy boys basketball coach struck some gold in the process. Troy packed into a tight zone and forced Warren DeLaSalle to chuck it from the […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Breaking the hex: Stoney Creek embarks on new journey with Sweet 16 appearance

BOYS BASKETBALL: Breaking the hex: Stoney Creek embarks on new journey with Sweet 16 appearance

| March 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: dan.stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — After several near-misses, Rochester Stoney Creek finally learned that there is truly life after the district round. The Cougars defeated Utica Eisenhower (54-51), Rochester Adams (52-38) and Rochester High (42-28) for the school’s first Class A district basketball title school history. […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek dispatches Linden to reach Sweet 16 for first time

BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek dispatches Linden to reach Sweet 16 for first time

| March 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: dan.stickradt GRAND BLANC — Fresh off its first-ever district title, Rochester Stoney Creek vowed to stick around in the Class A boys basketball state tournament just a little longer. The Cougars advanced to the Sweet 16 for the first time in their 15-year history with […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Michigan Lutheran Seminary downs Our Lady of the Lakes to reach semifinals for first time

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Michigan Lutheran Seminary downs Our Lady of the Lakes to reach semifinals for first time

| March 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan BURTON — There is always a first for everything. For Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary, the first trip to the Class D Final Four is now a reality. The unranked Cardinals, playing a schedule against mostly Class B and Class C schools, dispatched fifth-ranked Waterford Our […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy pulls away from Lake Shore to reach regional finals for first time since 2004

BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy pulls away from Lake Shore to reach regional finals for first time since 2004

| March 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan TROY — Troy took the right night to become hot from three-point range. The Colts connected on 8-of-19 three-pointers Monday and cruised past St. Clair Shores Lake Shore, 65-42, in the Class A regional semifinals at Troy Athens. Troy advanced to Wednesday’s regional finals for the […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston avenges Dakota to reach regional finals

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston avenges Dakota to reach regional finals

| March 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: dan.stickradt GRAND BLANC — Clarkston has been in revenge mode for one year. The Wolves finally gained their long-awaited measure of payback on the school that ended their season last March. Junior guard Foster Loyer finished with a game-high 31 points and fourth-ranked Clarkston cruised […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek stymies Rochester for first district crown

BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek stymies Rochester for first district crown

| March 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Facebook: North Oakland Sports ROCHESTER HILLS — It took 15 years, but Rochester Stoney Creek can finally call itself a district champion in boys basketball. The Cougars put on a defensive clinic Friday in beating Rochester for the third time this season, this time topping […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Waterford Kettering passes by Lake Orion

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Waterford Kettering passes by Lake Orion

| February 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LcoalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan LAKE ORION — Losing senior forward Lillie School five games ago to injury has turned out to help Waterford Kettering spread the wealth. It has forced the Captains to get several players more involved in the offensive flow. Kettering went on a passing clinic in the […]

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