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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Utica Eisenhower snaps 15-year drought with district title win over Stoney Creek

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Utica Eisenhower snaps 15-year drought with district title win over Stoney Creek

| March 2, 2018 | Comments (0)

GIRLS BASKETBALL: BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — The drought is over for Utica Eisenhower. The Eagles overcame a slow start to claim their first Class A district title in 15 years Friday by downing host Rochester Stoney Creek, 49-33. Eisenhower (19-3) held the Cougars to […]

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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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