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Category: Competitive Cheer

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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GIRLS COMPETITIVE CHEER: Top of the pyramid: Defending Rochester looks to reload, contend for another state title

GIRLS COMPETITIVE CHEER: Top of the pyramid: Defending Rochester looks to reload, contend for another state title

| January 10, 2017 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS – There’s no secret that Rochester is perhaps the state of Michigan’s premier, signature competitive cheer program. Few programs have qualified for the state finals in Class A or Division 1 in 32 of the previous 35 seasons like the Falcons. The proof is in […]

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COMPETITIVE CHEER: Lake Orion aiming high for top flight finish

COMPETITIVE CHEER: Lake Orion aiming high for top flight finish

| January 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans LAKE ORION — Perhaps this program is long overdue. Lake Orion’s competitive cheer team has emerged as a true state powerhouse in the sport over the past two decades. Yet unlike many of the other state’s most dominant Class A/Division 1 programs, the Dragons have yet to […]

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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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COMPETITIVE CHEER: State Finals Scoreboard

COMPETITIVE CHEER: State Finals Scoreboard

| March 5, 2016 | Comments (0)

MHSAA DIVISION 1 STATE FINALS (March 4, DeltaPlex, Grand Rapids) TEAM SCORES — 1. Rochester, 792.40; 2. Grandville, 790.66; 3. Sterling Heights Stevenson, 788.10; 4. East Kentwood, 784.84; 5. Southgate Anderson, 783.40; 6. Lake Orion, 781.36; 7. Hudsonville, 780.78; 8. Troy Athens, 777.44. ROUND I — 1. Rochester, 237.90; 2. Grandville, 237.70; 3. East Kentwood, […]

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COMPETITIVE CHEER:  Rochester remains perfect in winning district crown

COMPETITIVE CHEER:  Rochester remains perfect in winning district crown

| February 20, 2016 | Comments (0)

Stoney Creek, Troy Athens, Rochester Adams also advance to regional round BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans TROY — In the midst of a perfect season, the pressure on top-ranked Rochester is starting to mount. And while the Falcons were not perfect Saturday afternoon at Troy Athens, site of a Division 1 district […]

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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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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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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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Competitive Cheer: State Rankings Feb.17

Competitive Cheer: State Rankings Feb.17

| February 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

Competitive Cheer (By the coaches association) Division 1 — 1. Rochester; 2. Lake Orion; 3. Grandville; . Rochester Stoney Creek ;5. Southgate Anderson; 6. Macomb Dakota; 7. Holland West Ottawa; 8. Jenison; 9. Hudsonville; 10. East Kentwood. Division 2 — 1. Gibraltar Carlson; 2. DeWitt; 3. Allen Park; 4. Dearborn Divine Child; 5. St. Joseph; […]

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COMPETITIVE CHEER: Athens shocks three ranked teams, continues climb with first district crown; Lake Orion, Brandon also win titles

COMPETITIVE CHEER: Athens shocks three ranked teams, continues climb with first district crown; Lake Orion, Brandon also win titles

| February 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans TROY — Troy Athens ventured through a perfect storm last weekend and came out unscathed with many firsts in the school’s competitive cheer history. “It was a perfect day for us,” admitted veteran Athens coach Stephanie Brosky. “Together, everything came together for us.” Host Athens won its […]

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COMPETITIVE CHEER: District Scoreboard

COMPETITIVE CHEER: District Scoreboard

| February 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

Competitive Cheer   DIVISION 1 DISTRICT (Feb. 15 at Troy Athens) TEAM SCORES — 1.Troy Athens, 780.38; 2. Rochester Stoney Creek, 778.18; 3. Rochester, 776.14; 4. Livonia Stevenson, 776.08; 5. Utica Eisenhower, 771.28; 6. Rochester Adams, 760.30; 7. Troy, 751.22; 8. Livonia Franklin, 725.72; 9. West Bloomfield, 698.20; 10. Utica, 647.89; 11. North Farmington, 618.50; […]

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COMPETITIVE CHEER: Lake Orion, Clarkston win OAA titles

COMPETITIVE CHEER: Lake Orion, Clarkston win OAA titles

| February 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

Competitive Cheer   OAA RED DIVISION LEAGUE MEET (Feb. 1 at Troy Athens) TOTAL TEAM SCORES — 1. Lake Orion, 777.46; 2. Rochester Stoney Creek, 776.82; 3. Rochester, 776.78; 4. Troy Athens, 766.34; 5. Troy, 730.86; 6. Oxford, 702.08; 7. Rochester Adams, 701.74. ROUND I — 1. Lake Orion, 234.0; 2. Rochester Stoney Creek, 233.3; […]

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COMPETITIVE CHEER: Lake Orion Invitational Results

COMPETITIVE CHEER: Lake Orion Invitational Results

| February 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

Competitive Cheer   LAKE ORION INVITATIONAL (Jan. 25 at Lake Orion H.S.) DIVISION 1 TOTAL TEAM SCORES — 1. Rochester, 776.18; 2. Lake Orion, 775.86; 3. Troy Athens, 767.08; 4. Brighton, 763.22; 5. Rochester Stoney Creek, 761.02; 6. Livonia Stevenson, 758.68; 7. Sterling Heights Stevenson, 752.22; 8. Southgate Anderson, 738.50; 9. Troy, 723.48; 10. Rochester […]

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SIGNINGS: List of college LOI or oral committments

SIGNINGS: List of college LOI or oral committments

| February 5, 2014 | Comments (0)

Know of a student-athlete that has signed a letter of intent, made an oral commitment, agreed to terms for a walk-on position or is currently playing collegiate sports from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage region? Please feel free to submit information about any local athletes. Include photos and contact information and we will compile feature stories on […]

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2013 GIRLS SOCCER TEAM CAPSULES

2013 GIRLS SOCCER TEAM CAPSULES

| April 17, 2013 | Comments (2)

GIRLS SOCCER TEAM CAPSULES 2013 Below are the 2013 girls soccer team capsules for schools located in the coverage area for www.northoaklandsports.com. To submit information on your team, email Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com   Auburn Hills Avondale HEAD COACH: Doug Steinard, first season. LAST SEASON’S RECORD: Not available. LAST SEASON’S STATE TOURNAMENT: Lost […]

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FRIDAY’S PREP ROUNDUP: Clarkston rallies past Kettering; Stoney Creek outlast Royal Oak

| April 12, 2013 | Comments (0)

WATERFORD — Clarkston rallied back from a one-goal halftime deficit to down Waterford Kettering, 2-1, in a non-league girls soccer match. Olivia Montgomery scored both goals for the Wolves (2-0-2). Shelby Hopper assisted on the first goal, Alison Roberts set up the game winner and Kayla Grzesiak made two saves in net for the win […]

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GIRLS TENNIS: Troy swats rival Athens

| April 12, 2013 | Comments (0)

Girls Tennis TROY 7, TROY ATHENS 2   SINGLES — 1. Amanda Guo (T) d. Iris Su 6-1, 6-2; 2. Morgan Purvis (TA) d. Abbey Rice 3-6, 6-0, 6-2; 3. Elisabeth Yang (TA) d. Arushi Mahajan 6-3, 2-6, 6-4; 4. Tiffany Chen (T) d. Grace Wu 6-3, 6-1; DOUBLES — 1. Kalie Collins-Brittany Friesen (T) […]

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