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Home Sweet Home: Rochester College finally arrives home, honors legendary coach Garth Pleasant with brand new arena

Home Sweet Home: Rochester College finally arrives home, honors legendary coach Garth Pleasant with brand new arena

| February 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Over five decades in the making, and Rochester College’s men’s basketball program has finally arrived home. Not from a long road trip. Not from another small college in Michigan. The Warriors have come home — literally. After over five decades of athletics and men’s basketball teams at the tiny Christian college in […]

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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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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Third-ranked North Branch outlasts No. 2 Notre Dame Prep in regional thriller

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Third-ranked North Branch outlasts No. 2 Notre Dame Prep in regional thriller

| November 9, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans IMLAY CITY — Having North Branch and Pontiac Notre Dame Prep face off in a state tournament showdown is kind of like a box of chocolates — you truly never know what you might get in the end. After another assortment of a 1-hour, 58-minute classic tourney […]

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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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BOYS SOCCER:  Casualty of War: Clarkston stuns No. 5 Rochester Adams

BOYS SOCCER: Casualty of War: Clarkston stuns No. 5 Rochester Adams

| October 17, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — At 5-foot-8, Noah Bridgeman might have been one of the smallest players on the soccer pitch Monday night. With the way the Clarkston sophomore goalkeeper performed, he might as well have been an age-old Redwood tree hovering up near the clouds. Bridgeman stood tall […]

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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Lake Orion climbing back to top 10 territory, eyes OAA Red Division title

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Lake Orion climbing back to top 10 territory, eyes OAA Red Division title

| October 10, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans LAKE ORION — Over the past decade, Lake Orion has consistently fielded a girls volleyball team ranked inside the Class A top 20. That trend has more than continued this season. The Dragons, who finished as the runner-up to state powerhouse North Branch at the Mt. Morris […]

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Who will win the 2016 OAA Blue Division football title?

Who will win the 2016 OAA Blue Division football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who will win the 2016 OAA Blue Division football title?                  

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Who will win the 2016 KLAA North Division football title?

Who will win the 2016 KLAA North Division football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who will win the 2016 KLAA North Division football title?              

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Who will win the 2016 CHSL-Intersectional Division 2 football title?

Who will win the 2016 CHSL-Intersectional Division 2 football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who will win the 2016 CHSL-Intersectional Division 2 football title?            

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Who will win the 2016 CHSL-Intersectional Division 1 football title?

Who will win the 2016 CHSL-Intersectional Division 1 football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who will win the 2016 CHSL-Intersectional Division 1 football title?

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Who will win the CHSL-AADivision football title?

Who will win the CHSL-AADivision football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who will win the CHSL-AADivision football title?                    

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Who will win the CHSL-Central Division football title?

Who will win the CHSL-Central Division football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who will win the CHSL-Central Division football title?                

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Who is going to win the 2016 OAA White Division Football title?

Who is going to win the 2016 OAA White Division Football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who is going to win the 2016 OAA White Division Football title?            

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Who is going to win the 2016 OAA Red Division Football title?

Who is going to win the 2016 OAA Red Division Football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who is going to win the 2016 OAA Red Division Football title?  

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Who is going to win the 2016  Michigan Independent Athletic Conference Football title?

Who is going to win the 2016 Michigan Independent Athletic Conference Football title?

| August 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

Who is going to win the 2016  Michigan Independent Athletic Conference Football title?

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Oakland Christian digs deep to pull away from Pontiac Academy For Excellence

BOYS BASKETBALL: Oakland Christian digs deep to pull away from Pontiac Academy For Excellence

| January 30, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans AUBURN HILLS — Perhaps Auburn Hills Oakland Christian is starting to come of age. Despite a playing rotation that features five sophomores in the 10-man rotation and the fact the Lancers were missing two key post players Friday — 6-foot-7 junior Brad Miller and 6-2 sophomore Hunter […]

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CHARITIES: TRC going all out for Izzy

CHARITIES: TRC going all out for Izzy

| July 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

Matt Moscato Golf Outing on deck for desperate candidate   LINKING UP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1582620081999214/ http://trcares.com/matt-moscato-charity-golf-2015-friday-july-31-2015/ www.trcares.com   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Izzy Smith endured a lingering, six-week battle with bronchitis and sinus infection in the fall of 2012. Once those unpleasantries conceded, the then-12-year-old was still left with a […]

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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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