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BOYS BASKETBALL: Oxford pulls away from Rochester

BOYS BASKETBALL: Oxford pulls away from Rochester

| March 10, 2015 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans CLARKSTON — As statistics go, most upsets in high school state tournaments take place during the district level. Oxford made sure it was not such a victim during the opening round of the Class A boys basketball state tournament Monday. The Wildcats, after a slow start, […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL:  Finally the Victor: Troy Bethany Christian topples Rochester Hills Christian for first MACS state title

BOYS BASKETBALL:  Finally the Victor: Troy Bethany Christian topples Rochester Hills Christian for first MACS state title

| March 4, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans CLARKSTON — It took 40 years, but Troy Bethany Christian is finally a state champion in boys basketball. The Bruins, the top-seed team in the Michigan Association of Christian Schools Division I boys basketball state tournament, captured their first-ever state championship Saturday at Clarkston Springfield Christian with […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Oxford wins first league title since 2001

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Oxford wins first league title since 2001

| February 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

OXFORD — For the first time since the fall of 2001, Oxford has been crowned a league champion in girls basketball. The Wildcats wrapped up the regular season Friday by dropping neighboring rival Lake Orion, 41-22, in an OAA White Division contest. Oxford, which carries a 16-4 overall record into Monday’s Class A districts, finished […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Patton’s 44 points leads Rochester Hills Christian into third straight MACS-I state finals; Troy Bethany edges Davison Faith

BOYS BASKETBALL: Patton’s 44 points leads Rochester Hills Christian into third straight MACS-I state finals; Troy Bethany edges Davison Faith

| February 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

CLARKSTON — After graduating nine players and four starters, Ryan Patton has taken matters into his own hands at Rochester Hills Christian. Instead of allowing the Eagles to fall into a rebuilding mode, the 6-foot-1 junior has emerged as Oakland County’s top scorer on the basketball court this season. Patton has also guided the young […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rochester Hills Christian earns berth in MACS-I state finals

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rochester Hills Christian earns berth in MACS-I state finals

| February 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

CLARKSTON — Rochester Hills Christian is back in the state finals. The Eagles ousted Lake Orion Baptist in the Michigan Association of Christian Schools Division I state semifinals for the second straight year Friday, topping the Lions, 51-45, at Clarkston Springfield Christian. Rochester Hills Christian (15-5) will face Midland Calvary Baptist in the MACS-I state […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland breezes past UIC

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland breezes past UIC

| February 25, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAVE CAMERON CORRESPONDENT North Oakland Sports ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University continues to grow into the Horizon League, after getting to the summit of the Summit League and powering through the Division II days of the 1990s. Oakland routed the University of Illinois-Chicago 81-56 Sunday afternoon at the O’rena before another large crowd of […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Experienced Athens uses offensive explosion to keep Lake Orion winless

BOYS BASKETBALL: Experienced Athens uses offensive explosion to keep Lake Orion winless

| January 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSposrtsFans TROY — The difference sometimes between an experience team and an inexperienced squad can often be found simply in the scorebook. That was true Friday night. Troy Athens, which plays several third- and fourth-year varsity players, showcased some offensive muscle and outplayed youthful Lake Orion in every […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Adams remains unbeaten with Orena win over Rochester

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Adams remains unbeaten with Orena win over Rochester

| January 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — As a player at Rochester Adams two decades ago, Shay Lewis never had the chance to play her crosstown rivals in front of a large capacity such as Oakland University’s Athletics Center Orena. Now as the Highlanders first-year coach, she witnessed her team put […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rochester rallies past Woods-tower for first win of the season

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rochester rallies past Woods-tower for first win of the season

| December 28, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester proved that it is not how you start, but how finish. After struggling from the floor in the first half, the Falcons turned up the heat on both ends of the floor in the second half to topple Warren Woods-Tower 40-30 in […]

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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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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Former Clarkston standout Nick Tatu signs with Rochester College

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Former Clarkston standout Nick Tatu signs with Rochester College

| June 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

  ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester College head men’s basketball coach Klint Pleasant is pleased to announce the signing of Nick Tatu. Tatu ranks ninth in the Clarkston record books for points in a career with 953 (11.9 ppg) and third in three-point field goals made in a career with 182. Tatu joins the Warriors after […]

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Tribute to our moms: The real MVPs of our lives

Tribute to our moms: The real MVPs of our lives

| May 11, 2014 | Comments (0)

It was kind of fitting that when Kevin Durant was named the National Basketball Association MVP for 2013-14 this past week, he spent plenty of time on record thanking his mom, Wanda Pratt, for helping, teaching and guiding him to where his is today. The Oklahoma City Thunder star wasn’t glorifying himself and putting his […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: 2014 All-OAA Team

GIRLS BASKETBALL: 2014 All-OAA Team

| April 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

  ALL-OAKLAND ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION Below are the 2014 All-Oakland Activities Association girls basketball selections: ALL-OAA RED DIVISION Farmington Harrison  Kyla Roland, jr.; Kristen Nelson, soph.; Amber Stephens, soph.; Clarkston: Erika Davenport, jr.; Kacy Robinson, sr.; Southfield Lathrup: Taiye Bello, soph.; Deja Church, fr.;  North Farmington: Megan Carter, jr.; Brijanae Durrough, sr.; Rochester Stoney Creek: Maria […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: 2014 All-OAA Team

BOYS BASKETBALL: 2014 All-OAA Team

| April 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

  2014 ALL-OAKLAND ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION BOYS BASKETBALL  Below are the boys basketball all-league selections for all three Divisions of the OAA. ALL-OAA RED DIVISION CLARKSTON: Mike Nicholson, sr.; Nick Owens, sr.; Andrew Myers, jr.; ROCHESTER ADAMS: Akhemji Williams, sr.; Spencer Littleson, soph.; BLOOMFIELD HILLS: Yante Maten, sr.; Armand Cartwright, sr.; NORTH FARMINGTON: Jeron Rogers, jr.; […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: 2014 All-Flint Metro League Team

BOYS BASKETBALL: 2014 All-Flint Metro League Team

| April 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

  2014 ALL-FLINT METRO LEAGUE BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FIRST TEAM — Jake Daniels, Holly jr.; Chauncey Bryant, Clio sr.; Marquavian Stephens, Swartz Creek sr.; Matt Place, Lapeer West sr.; Kyle Woodruff, Holly soph.; Nick Keller, Ortonville Brandon sr.; Jaylon Arkwright, Clio sr. SECOND TEAM — Dylan Morris, Ortonville Brandon sr.; James Claborn, Fenton sr.; Anthony […]

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   GIRLS BASKETBALL: 2014 All-Flint Metro League Team

GIRLS BASKETBALL: 2014 All-Flint Metro League Team

| April 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

  2014 ALL-FLINT METRO LEAGUE GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM FIRST TEAM — Alyssa Copley, Holly sr.; Cara Horst, Clio sr.; Hannah Evo, Fenton sr.; Kaitlyn Smith, Holly soph.; Iamani Taylor, Swartz Creek sr.; Kaitlyn Hendershott, Ortonville Brandon jr.; Chanda June, Lapeer West sr. SECOND TEAM — Alyssa Logie, Linden sr.; Cassandra Reuschlein, Fenton sr.; Amanda Harvard, […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland’s Bader selected for 3-Point Championship

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland’s Bader selected for 3-Point Championship

| April 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

  ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University’s Travis Bader will participate in the State Farm College 3-Point Championship on Thursday, April 3, at SMU’s Moody Coliseum on ESPN at 9 p.m. ET. Bader, a native of Okemos, Mich., broke the all-time NCAA record with 504 3-pointers made. “It’s an honor to be chosen to compete in […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland’s Felder selected as freshman All-America

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Oakland’s Felder selected as freshman All-America

| April 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

  BOSTON – Oakland’s Kahlil Felder was selected to the 2014 Kyle Macy Freshman All-America Team, announced by CollegeInsider.com on Tuesday. Felder, a native of Detroit, is a finalist for the Kyle Macy Award, given to the country’s top freshman. Felder started all 33 games for the Golden Grizzlies at point guard, setting a new […]

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