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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Youthful Lake Orion Baptist pulls away from Rochester Hills Christian

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Youthful Lake Orion Baptist pulls away from Rochester Hills Christian

| January 28, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans LAKE ORION — As young teams go, Lake Orion Baptist might be a work-in-progress. But for a team that starts three freshmen and a sophomore and boasts just one senior in its starting five, the Lions are coming along despite its youth movement. Lake Orion Baptist outworked […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Holly puts the clamps down on Brando

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Holly puts the clamps down on Brando

| January 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

n BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans HOLLY — Kaitlyn Smith, Paige Reid and Jenna Pepper made sure that nothing would go wrong in their house Friday night. Every time Ortonville Brandon made a run in the first half, the Holly trio responded with clutch play. The Bronchos ended up posting a convincing […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Brandon snaps Holly’s FML unbeaten streak at 22

BOYS BASKETBALL: Brandon snaps Holly’s FML unbeaten streak at 22

| January 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans HOLLY — By his own observations, Ross Gauthier felt his team has not played very good defense this season. Consider this week’s practices sessions a wake up call to the members of Ortonville Brandon’s boys basketball team — and the rest of the Flint Metro League. Defense […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams remains perfect in downing pesky Rochester

BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams remains perfect in downing pesky Rochester

| January 16, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — As part of its 8-0 start, Rochester Adams has found different ways to win ball games this winter. On Friday against arch-rival Rochester, the Highlanders went to its inside-outside game to tame the Falcons, 57-45, in the 10th annual Crosstown Showdown at Oakland University’s […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Defensive minded Adams swarms Rochester

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Defensive minded Adams swarms Rochester

| January 16, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR       dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Sometimes one team just has another’s number. Such as the case for Rochester Adams in its girls basketball rivalry with Rochester. The Highlanders continued their recent dominance over the Falcons, posting a 58-27 OAA crossover victory Friday over shorthanded Rochester in […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams outlasts Stoney Creek in battle of unbeatens

BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams outlasts Stoney Creek in battle of unbeatens

| January 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Adams and Rochester Stoney Creek draw several parallels. The two schools reside five miles apart and the two rivals currently sport boys basketball teams off to very fast starts in the 2015-16 season. They both also have high hopes of contending for league […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: WOLL clobbers Plymouth Christian; Lake Orion singes Avondale; Stoney Creek remains perfect

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: WOLL clobbers Plymouth Christian; Lake Orion singes Avondale; Stoney Creek remains perfect

| January 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

  PLYMOUTH — Alex Troy led a blanced attack with 13 points to lead Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes to a 52-25 non-conference road triumph Tuesday Tiffany Senerius added 12 for WOLL (5-1). Paige Perkey scored 12 points for Plymouth Christian. LAKE ORION 55, AUBURN HILLS AVONDALE 29: Maddie Novak scored 14 points to […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Rochester Hills, Stoney Creek roll to convincing wins; Adams’ Littleson records triple-double

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Rochester Hills, Stoney Creek roll to convincing wins; Adams’ Littleson records triple-double

| January 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

AUBURN HILLS — Rochester Hills remained unbeaten on the year with a 57-38 victory Tuesday over host Auburn Hills Christian in FBAC crossover play. Ryan Patton totaled 19 points, 18 rebounds and five steals to pace the Eagels (8-0). Jerem Byers added 13 points and seven rebounds and Noah Bossnier contributed nine points and eight […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Lake Orion holds off Avondale

BOYS BASKETBALL: Lake Orion holds off Avondale

| January 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

            BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans LAKE ORION — Tuesday night was far from a thing of beauty in the eyes of Jim Manzo, who returned to Lake Orion’s sidelines after a seven-year hiatus. But reclaiming the reigns of a program that won only four contests last […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek steals one away from Troy

BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek steals one away from Troy

| December 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Perhaps Rochester Stoney Creek really did become the Grinch of this Christmas season on Tuesday night. The Cougars clawed back from a 14-point, third-quarter deficit to sink Troy in overtime, 62-59, in an OAA crossover contest. “I think we did steal one,” smiled Stoney Creek […]

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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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BOYS BASKETBALL: Morenci holds off Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes to reach ‘D’ state finals

BOYS BASKETBALL: Morenci holds off Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes to reach ‘D’ state finals

| March 26, 2015 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFams EAST LANSING — Nick Robak was placed in a difficult predicament Thursday night. Convert three free throws with 0.6 seconds left on the clock to earn overtime or see a brilliant boys basketball season come to an end. The 6-foot-3 senior made his first two foul shots, […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Final ‘Breslin’ation: Waterford Our Lady overcomes poor shooting to reach state semifinals for first time in 22 years

BOYS BASKETBALL: Final ‘Breslin’ation: Waterford Our Lady overcomes poor shooting to reach state semifinals for first time in 22 years

| March 25, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans WEST BLOOMFIELD — Thing a beauty? Far from it. In fact, it was downright ugly. But every ugly duckling can produce a swan. Ditto for Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes. The unbeaten Lakers continued their vision quest for the perfect season by downing unranked Burton Genesee […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Walled Lake Central holds off Holly for first regional title since ’93

BOYS BASKETBALL: Walled Lake Central holds off Holly for first regional title since ’93

| March 19, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans HOLLY — Trying to find the fine line between Walled Lake Central and Holly might be found by simply looking at the final score. A contest that saw as many twists and turns of a rocky mountain road, the Vikings edged host Holly, 73-71, in a thriller […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Waterford Our Lady stuns Kingston to reach Final Four

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Waterford Our Lady stuns Kingston to reach Final Four

| March 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoakalndsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans WATERFORD — If you would have asked Steve Robak six months ago if Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes would be in the Class D Final Four, the veteran coach would have thought you were crazy. Ask him that same question six weeks ago and he still […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL:  Clarkston ‘Loyer’s-up to bounce Avondale in regional semifinals

BOYS BASKETBALL:  Clarkston ‘Loyer’s-up to bounce Avondale in regional semifinals

| March 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans TROY — It was another day at the office Monday for Clarkston. Another opponent, another victory. The unbeaten and fifth-ranked Wolves, behind the stellar ply of 6-foot freshman point guard Foster Loyer, picked up their 23rd win of the season by bouncing Auburn Hills Avondale, 74-51, Monday […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Holly throws “Partee”, wins first district since 1982

BOYS BASKETBALL: Holly throws “Partee”, wins first district since 1982

| March 13, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @localSportsFans ORTONVILLE — Friday was the day that Paris Partee came of age. The 6-foot-2 sophomore center posted a career day in the paint, scoring 15 points with 11 rebounds, both which are career highs, to go along with a pair of assists and a blocked shot in […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Kettering sinks Stoney Creek in overtime

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Kettering sinks Stoney Creek in overtime

| March 11, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans STERLING HEIGHTS — This time the pendulum has swung Waterford Kettering’s way. Kettering, which beat Rochester Stoney Cougars in the Class A regionals in 2012 and lost to the Cougars in the regional semifinals in 2014, gained a measure of revenge on Stoney Creek in this year’s […]

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