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FOOTBALL: Clarkston motors past Walled Lake Central to reach Final Four

FOOTBALL: Clarkston motors past Walled Lake Central to reach Final Four

| November 15, 2014 | Comments (0)

Wolves advance to third semifinals in six years, fifth in 16 seasons   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   CLARKSTON — With each passing week, Clarkston becomes a more confident football program. “We are very confident, but not cocky or arrogant,” offered veteran Clarkston football coach Kurt Richardson. “This whole senior class […]

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FOOTBALL: Clarkston silences Lapeer in classic battle of unbeatens

FOOTBALL: Clarkston silences Lapeer in classic battle of unbeatens

| November 8, 2014 | Comments (0)

  Twitter: @LocalSportsFans CLARKSTON — Halloween took place one week ago. Clarkston’s biggest scare in nearly two seasons took place one week later. The host Wolves pushed their win streak to 24 straight games, holding off Lapeer, 23-20, in a Division 1 district final Friday night in front of an overflow crowd. The game featured […]

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FOOTBALL: Clarkston plows over Lake Orion, clinches fourth straight OAA Red Division title

FOOTBALL: Clarkston plows over Lake Orion, clinches fourth straight OAA Red Division title

| October 18, 2014 | Comments (0)

  Wolves’ win streak now at 21 straight   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   LAKE ORION – Lake Orion became one of just a few teams to build an early lead on Clarkston during the past two seasons. That pre-Halloween scare lasted only for minutes. Trailing 7-0 after just 1:45 of […]

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FOOTBALL: Avondale bounces back with win over Ferndale

FOOTBALL: Avondale bounces back with win over Ferndale

| October 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   AUBURN HILLS — With its backs against the wall, Auburn Hills Avondale took a step in the right direction Friday in terms of rejuvenating its football season. On the tailspin of two close losses, including an overtime defeat to Berkley last weekend, and faced with […]

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FOOTBALL: Clarkston cruises past Troy Athens to clinch 12th straight postseason bid

FOOTBALL: Clarkston cruises past Troy Athens to clinch 12th straight postseason bid

| October 3, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   TROY — Even in the midst of a 19-game win streak, Clarkston’s coaching staff can still find flaws and concerns. The Wolves put together another dominating performance Friday night on the road at Troy Athens, but far from the level accustomed to by the Wolves’ coaching […]

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FOOTBALL: Top-ranked Clarkston rolls by Oxford

FOOTBALL: Top-ranked Clarkston rolls by Oxford

| September 26, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   OXFORD — In the midst of an 18-game win streak, Clarkston’s DJ Zezula feels the Wolves have not fired on all cylinders just yet. That’s a scary thought. The Division 1 top-ranked Wolves took advantage of a couple of Oxford turnovers and rolled to a convincing […]

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FOOTBALL: Oxford holds off Lake Orion

FOOTBALL: Oxford holds off Lake Orion

| September 19, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   OXFORD — Glacier Wallington doesn’t usually get emotional after football games. The Oxford senior let out more cries than sighs of relief Friday night, making an exception to his own rule. The fourth-year starter for Oxford helped lead the Wildcats to a thrilling, 21-14, OAA Red […]

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FOOTBALL: Four local players selected for Michigan-Ohio Border Classic

FOOTBALL: Four local players selected for Michigan-Ohio Border Classic

| June 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

FINDLAY, Ohio — Four local prep football stars were chosen to play in the inaugural Michigan-Ohio Border Classic football contest, slated for June 14 at the University of Findlay. The classic will pit some of Michigan’s top senior prospects against some of the top graduating seniors from Ohio. The contest replaces the MHSFCA East-West All-Star […]

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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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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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STICK’S PICKS: Richardson, Clarkston Community can finally celebrate long-awaited destiny as a football state champion

STICK’S PICKS: Richardson, Clarkston Community can finally celebrate long-awaited destiny as a football state champion

| November 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

  DETROIT — It’s not too often that Clarkston posts a losing record in the staple of high school sports — football. In 27 years under Kurt Richardson, the Wolves have endured only three of those painful campaigns, the last coming in 2002. Although with mostly winning seasons in the past 30 years, the Wolves’ […]

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DIVISION 1 FOOTBALL STATE FINALS:  Clarkston delivers first state crown with resounding victory over perennial power Catholic Central

DIVISION 1 FOOTBALL STATE FINALS: Clarkston delivers first state crown with resounding victory over perennial power Catholic Central

| November 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

NOTE: Have photos or video of this event you would like to share with digital daily www.northoaklandsports.com?Email pertinent information to results@northoaklandsports.com or to Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com FOR MORE FOOTBALL COVERAGE: http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=Football&x=12&y=12   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   DETROIT — In its first-ever appearance in a football state title […]

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FOOTBALL:  Clarkston finally set for big stage, will face mighty CC for D-1 state crown

FOOTBALL: Clarkston finally set for big stage, will face mighty CC for D-1 state crown

| November 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

  NOTE: Have photos or video of this event you would like to share with digital daily www.northoaklandsports.com?Email pertinent information to results@northoaklandsports.com or to Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com   FOR MORE FOOTBALL COVERAGE:  http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=Football&x=12&y=12   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   DETROIT — As it turns out, a season-opening loss […]

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FOOTBALL: A.P. Division 1-2 All-State

FOOTBALL: A.P. Division 1-2 All-State

| November 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

  FOOTBALL: A.P. Division 1-2 All-State The 2013 Associated Press Division 1-2 All-State football team, which is selected by a statewide panel of Michigan sports writers: ___ CO-PLAYERS OF THE YEAR Deshaun Thrower, Muskegon Damon Webb, Detroit Cass Tech ___ QUARTERBACKS Sean Koski, Macomb L’Anse Creuse North, 6-0, 170, Sr. Deshaun Thrower, Muskegon, 6-1, 195, […]

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DIVISION 8 FOOTBALL FINALS: Muskegon CC stymies top-ranked Beal City

DIVISION 8 FOOTBALL FINALS: Muskegon CC stymies top-ranked Beal City

| November 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

  NOTE: Have photos or video of this event you would like to share with digital daily www.northoaklandsports.com?Email pertinent information to results@northoaklandsports.com or to Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com FOR MORE FOOTBALL COVERAGE:  http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=Volleyball&x=0&y=9 BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — Tommy Scott is given a reminder almost every day at […]

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FOOTBALL: A.P. Division 3-4 All-State

FOOTBALL: A.P. Division 3-4 All-State

| November 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

FOOTBALL: A.P. Division 3-4 All-State The 2013 Associated Press Division 3-4 All-State football team, which is selected by a statewide panel of Michigan sports writers: PLAYER OF THE YEAR Alex Grace, Saginaw Swan Valley — QUARTERBACKS Jacob Johnson, DeWitt, 6-2, 185, Jr. Jon Wassink, Grand Rapids South Christian, 6-2, 180, Jr. — RUNNING BACKS Ray’nell […]

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FOOTBALL: A.P. Division 5-6 All-State

FOOTBALL: A.P. Division 5-6 All-State

| November 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

Michigan AP Division 5-6 All-State football list The 2013 Associated Press Division 5-6 All-State football team, which is selected by a statewide panel of Michigan sports writers: PLAYER OF THE YEAR Travis Smith, Ithaca QUARTERBACKS Travis Smith, Ithaca, 6-3, 200, Sr. Jake Swander, Grayling, 6-0, 200, Sr. RUNNING BACKS Trevor Apsey, Maple City Glen Lake, […]

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FOOTBALL: A.P. Division 7-8 All-State

FOOTBALL: A.P. Division 7-8 All-State

| November 29, 2013 | Comments (0)

Michigan AP Division 7-8 All-State football list The 2013 Associated Press Division 7-8 All-State football team, which is selected by a statewide panel of Michigan sports writers: PLAYER OF THE YEAR Amari Coleman, New Lothrop QUARTERBACKS Alex Briones, Ishpeming, 6-2, 215, Sr. Eli Kraft, Harbor Beach, 6-0, 185, Sr. RUNNING BACKS Nathan Fettes, Lincoln Alcona, […]

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