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FOOTBALL: Troy rallies past Rochester Stoney Creek

FOOTBALL: Troy rallies past Rochester Stoney Creek

| September 17, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: DanStickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Troy didn’t need to dominate Friday’s football game against Rochester Stoney Creek. It didn’t. The Colts didn’t need to lead for long stretches of the OAA White Division contest against the host Cougars. They didn’t. Troy did, nevertheless, find away […]

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FOOTBALL: Rochester Adams cruises past Lake Orion

FOOTBALL: Rochester Adams cruises past Lake Orion

| September 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: Dan.Stickradt LAKE ORION — Carter Farris didn’t expect to get any reps against Lake Orion Thursday night. The sophomore was surprised when his number was called. Despite playing only about a third of the game, he finished 5-for-5 passing for 114 yards and three […]

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FOOTBALL: Adams downs Rochester for 20th straight time

FOOTBALL: Adams downs Rochester for 20th straight time

| August 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Snapchat: DanStickradt ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Adams’ spell on arch-rival Rochester continued Thursday night. The Highlanders took advantage of three first-half turnovers and rolled to a 38-6 OAA crossover victory over the Falcons in the 2017 season opener at Adams. The win marked Adams’ 20th straight victory over […]

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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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FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 1-2 Football Team

FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 1-2 Football Team

| November 26, 2016 | Comments (0)

FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 1-2 Football Team The 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 3-4 Football Team, selected by a statewide panel of nine Michigan sports writers: PLAYER OF THE YEAR Donovan People-Jones, Detroit Cass Tech, senior ALL-STATE FIRST TEAM QUARTERBACKS Rodney Hall, Detroit Cass Tech, senior Bruce Mann, Midland Dow, senior RUNNING BACKS […]

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DIVISION 4: Grand Rapids Catholic Central edges Detroit Country Day in defensive battle

DIVISION 4: Grand Rapids Catholic Central edges Detroit Country Day in defensive battle

| November 26, 2016 | Comments (0)

DIVISION 4 DETROIT — Josh Steffes is known as one of Michigan’s top defensive players on the soccer pitch. The talented D-I recruit recently was named All-State Dream Team as a central defender after leading Grand Rapids Catholic Central to the Division 3 state championship. On the football field, Steffes is a quality kicker and […]

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DIVISION 6: Lumen Christi stifles Glen Lake for crown

DIVISION 6: Lumen Christi stifles Glen Lake for crown

| November 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

DETROIT — Fifth-ranked Jackson Lumen Christi is back on top once again. The Titans captured a 26-14 victory Friday over sixth-ranked Maple City Glen Lake in the Division 6 state finals at Ford Field for their first state title since 2009. It marked Lumen Christi’s seventh state title overall in eight total trips to the […]

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DIVISION 2: Detroit King stymies Walled Lake Western

DIVISION 2: Detroit King stymies Walled Lake Western

| November 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — Detroit King didn’t have to wait until the last play to capture a state title this time around. A year after rallying past Lowell, 40-38, courtesy of a touchdown on the final play of the game, the third-ranked Crusaders put together a sterling defensive unit Friday […]

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DIVISION 8: Muskegon stymies Ottawa Lake-Whiteford for fourth straight crown

DIVISION 8: Muskegon stymies Ottawa Lake-Whiteford for fourth straight crown

| November 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — It has been said time and time again in the arena of sports that defense wins championships. In the case for top-ranked Muskegon Catholic Central, one again that proved to be spot on for the Crusaders. And throw in a great offense for good measure, too. […]

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FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 5-6 Football Team

FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 5-6 Football Team

| November 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 5-6 Football Team The 2016 Associated Press All-State Division 5-6 Football Team, selected by a statewide panel of nine Michigan sports writers: PLAYER OF THE YEAR Phil Paea, Berrien Springs, senior ALL STATE FIRST TEAM QUARTERBACKS Mason Gee-Montgomery, Stockbridge, senior El-Julian Jordan, Detroit Central, junior RUNNING BACKS Anthony Evilsizor, […]

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FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Football Eight-Man Team

FOOTBALL: 2016 Associated Press All-State Football Eight-Man Team

| November 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

The 2016 Associated Press Division Eight-Man, All-State football team, selected by a statewide panel of Michigan sports writers: ALL-STATE FIRST TEAM Player of the Year: Jason Whitens, Powers North Central QB/DB: Jason Whitens, Powers North Central OL/LB: Reese Bays-Kramer, Deckerville RB/LB: Wyatt Boik, Pickford RB/LB: Bobby Kleiman, Powers North Central RB/LB: Daniel Nocerini, Crystal Falls […]

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FOOTBALL: Romeo runs by Clarkston for regional crown

FOOTBALL: Romeo runs by Clarkston for regional crown

| November 12, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans CLARKSTON — After winning the MHSAA Division 1 state title last season and graduating most of its starters from that squad, Romeo was tabbed as a rebuilding project with several question marks this season. Someone forgot to tell that to the unranked Bulldogs. Romeo advanced to its […]

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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Stoney Creek slips past pesky Rochester Adams, earns district final date with Eisenhower

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Stoney Creek slips past pesky Rochester Adams, earns district final date with Eisenhower

| November 4, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Thursday’s performance by Rochester Stoney Creek is far considered a thing of beauty or even a masterpiece of artwork. In fact, for a team that has hovered in the Class A Honorable Mention portion of the state rankings for nearly two seasons, the performance […]

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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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FOOTBALL: Waterford Mott holds off Rochester Adams for first postseason win

FOOTBALL: Waterford Mott holds off Rochester Adams for first postseason win

| October 28, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — It took a little bit of drama, but Waterford Mott finally posted a postseason victory — and at Rochester Adams’ expense The Corsairs built a 28-0 lead in the third quarter and held on for dear life in a 28-21 Division 1 pre-district win […]

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FOOTBALL: Stoney Creek runs roughshod on Rochester, likely knocks rivals from postseason picture

FOOTBALL: Stoney Creek runs roughshod on Rochester, likely knocks rivals from postseason picture

| October 21, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER — Apparently those around Rochester Stoney Creek’s football team remembered last season’s Week 9 team defeat to Rochester. Oh, boy, did they remember. Stoney Creek defeated Rochester in all phases of the game Friday and sacked Rochester with a humiliating 40-14 OAA crossover defeat. The Cougars […]

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FOOTBALL: Lakes holds off Shrine to clinch CHSL-Intersectional title on special night

FOOTBALL: Lakes holds off Shrine to clinch CHSL-Intersectional title on special night

| October 7, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans WATERFORD TOWNSHIP — On a night where Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes honored its all-time greatest coach, the Lakers posted a pair of firsts in school history. Our Lady held off visiting Royal Oak Shrine Catholic, 28-20, to clinch the CHSL-Intersectional Division 2 title on a […]

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FOOTBALL: Fenton runs by rival Holly to motor into FML driver’s seat

FOOTBALL: Fenton runs by rival Holly to motor into FML driver’s seat

| October 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans FENTON — Not a drizzle, not a steady rain and certainly not Holly’s defense could stop Fenton’s high-powered offensive machine Friday night. Perhaps not even a Canadian National freight train on the nearby railroad tracks could have stopped the Tigers, either. The result was Fenton’s 54-35 Flint […]

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