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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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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clarkston rolls over Pontiac in district opener

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clarkston rolls over Pontiac in district opener

| February 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LcoalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan LAKE ORION — After suffering a first-round exit a year ago, Clarkston made sure it would live beyond the tournament opening day in the Class A girls basketball state tournament this season. Clarkston’s twin towers of juniors Kayla Luchenbach and Molly Nicholson dominated in the […]

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Oakland clinches Horizon crown in win over Milwaukee

Oakland clinches Horizon crown in win over Milwaukee

| February 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

MILWAUKEE — Sherron Dorsey-Walker sank a career-high eight 3-pointers for a career best 28 points and Oakland clinched the Horizon League regular season championship with an 86-75 win over Milwaukee in the season finale on Sunday. The Golden Grizzlies (24-7, 14-4) ended in a tie with Valparaiso, but earned the conference crown and the No. […]

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Home Sweet Home: Rochester College finally arrives home, honors legendary coach Garth Pleasant with brand new arena

Home Sweet Home: Rochester College finally arrives home, honors legendary coach Garth Pleasant with brand new arena

| February 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Over five decades in the making, and Rochester College’s men’s basketball program has finally arrived home. Not from a long road trip. Not from another small college in Michigan. The Warriors have come home — literally. After over five decades of athletics and men’s basketball teams at the tiny Christian college in […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College delivers some home cooking on Great Lakes College in Garth Pleasant Arena debut

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College delivers some home cooking on Great Lakes College in Garth Pleasant Arena debut

| February 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Fifty-five years in the making, but only a couple of hours for the first home victory. Nationally-ranked Rochester College rolled past visiting Great Lakes Christian College Saturday afternoon in the inaugural men’s basketball game at the Rochester College Garth Pleasant Arena — sending off the […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland earns season sweep of Valparaiso

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland earns season sweep of Valparaiso

| February 17, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Greg Kampe’s 1,000 career game did hold much significance to the veteran coach in the terms of who Oakland University played Friday — rival Valparaiso. The Golden Grizzlies improved to 32-3 in Horizon League games when leading at the half and inched into just a […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Adams rolls Rochester for seventh straight time in Crosstown Showdown

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Adams rolls Rochester for seventh straight time in Crosstown Showdown

| February 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Adams surely has Rochester’s number when it comes to girl s basketball — especially in games played at  Oakland University. The Highlanders defeated Rochester for the seventh straight time in Rochester Crosstown Showdown Friday at Oakland University’s Orena, racing out to an 11-0 run […]

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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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BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester Hills Christian blitzes Auburn Hills Christian to claim 74-56 victory

BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester Hills Christian blitzes Auburn Hills Christian to claim 74-56 victory

| January 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Earlier this season, a parent walked up to Rochester Hills Christian boys basketball coach Jon Bronsing and said his team was like a swarm of bees. It is a fitting analogy. Rochester Hills Christian won for the second consecutive night, using its trademark — swarming […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Oxford off to 5-0 start for first time in decades

BOYS BASKETBALL: Oxford off to 5-0 start for first time in decades

| January 10, 2017 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans OXFORD – Every time someone mentions Oxford’s impressive record to start the campaign to coach Steve Laidlaw, he has but to wonder. “It’s been a long, long time,” said Laidlaw, who returned this season to Oxford’s sideline after a seven-year hiatus. “We think it’s been since the […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek staves off Rochester Adams

BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek staves off Rochester Adams

| January 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Playing in three games already this season where the final score was three points or less proved to pay dividends Friday night for Rochester Stoney Creek. The Cougars staved off rival Rochester Adams, 46-43, in an OAA crossover contest to snap a two-game skid. […]

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COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL: Nevada rallies past Oakland in Great Alaska Shootout

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Nevada rallies past Oakland in Great Alaska Shootout

| November 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Sherron Dorsey-Walker reached career-highs with 23 points and nine assists, while Isaiah Brock recorded a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds to lead Oakland (4-1) in an 82-78 defeat to Nevada (4-1) on Wednesday at the Great Alaska Shootout in Alaska Airlines Center.   The Golden Grizzlies led by 16 points at the half, but were […]

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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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BOYS BASKETBALL: Waterford Lakecrest Baptist holds of Rochester Hills Christian for MACS-I state title

BOYS BASKETBALL: Waterford Lakecrest Baptist holds of Rochester Hills Christian for MACS-I state title

| March 24, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans CLARKSTON — Waterford Lakecrest Baptist voluntarily moved up to repeat as a state champion. The second-seed Defenders captured their third Michigan Association of Christian Schools boys basketball state title March 5 with a 54-49 decision over top-seeded Rochester Hills Christian at Clarkston Springfield Christian High School. Lakecrest […]

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2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE BOYS BASKETBALL CLASS D

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE BOYS BASKETBALL CLASS D

| March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE BOYS BASKETBALL CLASS D The 2016 Associated Press Class D basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 10 Michigan sportswriters and broadcasters. PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jason Whitens, Powers North Central, Jr. ALL-STATE FIRST TEAM: Marcus Matelski, Boyne Falls, Sr. Andrew Kline, Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes, Sr. […]

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2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS A

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS A

| March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS A The Associated Press announced its Class A girls basketball All-State team Friday, as selected by a panel of 10 Michigan sportswriters and broadcasters. CO-PLAYERS OF THE YEAR: Deja Church, Southfield Lathrup, Jr. Mardrekia Cook, Muskegon, Sr. ALL-STATE FIRST TEAM: Siyeh Frazier, Detroit Renaissance, Sr. Taryn McCutcheon, East […]

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2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS B

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS B

| March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS B The 2016 Associated Press Class D girls basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 10 Michigan sportswriters and broadcasters. PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Kysre Gondrezick, Benton Harbor, Sr. All-State First Team: Destiny Pitts, Birmingham-Detroit Country Day, Jr. Alexis Sevillian, Goodrich, Sr. Cassidy Boensch, Bay City […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: 2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS C

GIRLS BASKETBALL: 2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS C

| March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS C The 2016 Associated Press Class C girls basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 10 Michigan sportswriters and broadcasters. PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jalisha Terry, Flint Hamady, Sr. ALL-STATE FIRST TEAM: Abbey Ostman, St. Ignace LaSalle, Sr. Nastassja Chambers, Ypsilanti Arbor Prep, Sr. Kayla Belles, […]

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