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Category: Editor’s Column

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Oakland, Toledo play to split

| April 9, 2013 | Comments (0)

 TOLEDO, Ohio — Erin Galloway and Abbie Richardson each hit sacrifice flies in the eighth inning of game two and Bailee Braunreuther  earned her first win of the season to lead the Oakland softball team to split a doubleheader with Toledo with a 9-7 victory in extra innings and a 6-2 defeat in Game 1, at the […]

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RECRUITING: Headed to the next level

RECRUITING: Headed to the next level

| February 6, 2013 | 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.comcoverage region? Please feel free to submit information about any local athletes. Include photos and contact information and we will compile feature stories on as […]

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THURSDAY’S GIRLS BASKETBALL: RHC downs Lake Orion Baptist; Springfield routs Immanuel Christian

THURSDAY’S GIRLS BASKETBALL: RHC downs Lake Orion Baptist; Springfield routs Immanuel Christian

| December 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Jenna Porter was one-woman wrecking crew Thursday night. The sophomore from Rochester Hills Christian pumped in 28 points to go along with 11 rebounds and six steals, as the Eagles rolled past visiting Lake Orion Baptist in FBAC girls basketball play. Sophomore Ashley Parker added 15 points, nine rebounds and three blocks, […]

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REPORTING RESULTS

REPORTING RESULTS

| December 5, 2012 | Comments (0)

REPORTING RESULTS TO REPORT SCORES … To report high school varsity, college or club sports scores to the Digital Daily www.northoaklandsports.com editorial department, coaches and team representatives are urged to e-mail pertinent information to results@northoaklandsports.com or to Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com in a timely fashion. The nightline recording of (248) 812-1053 is also […]

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DIVISION 5 FOOTBALL: Portland slows West Catholic to claim first state crown

DIVISION 5 FOOTBALL: Portland slows West Catholic to claim first state crown

| November 24, 2012 | Comments (0)

Raiders’ state title the first in any sport   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   DETROIT — Portland has run into many roadblocks in recent years on the grid iron. The Raiders have lost to seven schools that have reached the Final Four over the past eight football seasons. In fact, that […]

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DIVISION 2 FOOTBALL: Brother Rice emerges as repeat champion for first time

DIVISION 2 FOOTBALL: Brother Rice emerges as repeat champion for first time

| November 23, 2012 | Comments (1)

Warriors hold off Muskegon in wild affair for D-2 title   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — As many coveted state titles Birmingham Brother Rice has claimed in a wide variety of sports over five-plus decades, the Warriors’ storied football program and legendary head coach Al Fracassa had never won state […]

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DIVISION 8 FOOTBALL: Harbor Beach stuffs Beal City for first state title

DIVISION 8 FOOTBALL: Harbor Beach stuffs Beal City for first state title

| November 23, 2012 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — For more than two decades, Harbor Beach has worked hard to make a return trip to the football state finals. Now, the Pirates have finally earned their first state title. Fifth-ranked Harbor Beach downed previously-unbeaten Beal City, 35-10, Friday at Ford Field to claim the […]

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STICK’S PICKS: District titles within reach for six local teams

STICK’S PICKS: District titles within reach for six local teams

| November 2, 2012 | Comments (0)

Strange, but true. A year ago all of the prep football teams were done following the district championship rounds, aka, the Sweet 16. In rare fashion, the 10 local playoff schools lost in either the first or second round of the postseason. Chances are, that won’t happen again. The six remaining teams with ties to […]

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STICK’S PICKS: Rivalries collide in Week 8

STICK’S PICKS: Rivalries collide in Week 8

| October 12, 2012 | Comments (0)

This is Week 8 of the high school football season and it’s a week of rivalry games and league championship contests. Many local teams are also a win or two away from postseason berths. So much is on the line. The biggest game on tap is the Clarkston-Lake Orion contest, which pits two of the […]

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STICK'S PICKS: From playoffs berths to sports bars

STICK’S PICKS: From playoffs berths to sports bars

| October 4, 2012 | Comments (0)

As we allow the public to vote on their favorite postgame sports bar, it’s time to delve into the final weeks of the prep football season. Playoff berths are on the line for multiple area teams. Only three local squads have already clinched berths — Clarkston, Lake Orion and Pontiac Notre Dame Prep — while […]

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STICK’S PICKS: Week 6, football fans … What is your favorite postgame sports bar?

STICK’S PICKS: Week 6, football fans … What is your favorite postgame sports bar?

| September 28, 2012 | Comments (2)

Here’s a question that all high school sports fans in the area should think about: When your game is over, where do you go, especially after a Friday or Saturday contest? To clarify where we are coming from, where do you go means which sports bar in what town do the athletes, families, coaches, referees […]

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FOOTBALL: Prep State Rankings — Sept. 26

FOOTBALL: Prep State Rankings — Sept. 26

| September 27, 2012 | Comments (1)

Football  (By the Associated Press) Division 1 (School Total Points) — 1. Clarkston (4) (5-0) 49; 2. Lake Orion (1) (5-0) 46; 3. Flint Carman-Ainsworth (5-0) 36; 4. Detroit Cass Tech (4-1) 34; 5. Livonia Churchill (5-0) 27; 6. Monroe (5-0) 26; 7. Warren-Mott (5-0) 22; 8. Clinton Township Chippewa Valley (4-1) 19; 9. Novi […]

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FOOTBALL: Clarkston rallies past Stoney Creek to remain unbeaten

FOOTBALL: Clarkston rallies past Stoney Creek to remain unbeaten

| September 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Halloween is still six weeks away, but unbeaten Clarkston received quite a scare Friday night against Rochester Stoney Creek. The state-ranked Wolves rallied with a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to upend the Cougars 28-21 in OAA Red division play. Ian Erikson, the OAA-Red’s leading rusher this season, scored with 1:47 left on […]

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THURSDAY’S FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Avondale, Northwest, Notre Dame Prep all gain lopsided wins

THURSDAY’S FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Avondale, Northwest, Notre Dame Prep all gain lopsided wins

| August 31, 2012 | Comments (0)

AUBURN HILLS — Despite some early miscues and an 6-0 deficit, Auburn Hills Avondale got untracked in the second quarter Thursday and eventually scored 41 unanswered points in a 41-6 trouncing of visiting Birmingham Groves in an OAA Blue Division football game. Avondale scored 14 points in each the second and third quarters and tacked […]

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Mr. Basketball candidate Young transfers from Troy to Rochester

Mr. Basketball candidate Young transfers from Troy to Rochester

| August 28, 2012 | Comments (3)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — James Young, one the nation’s top high school boys basketball players, has left Troy High School and has enrolled in nearby Rochester High School. Vic Fournier, athletics director at Rochester High, confirmed that Young and his family officially enrolled him at Rochester High […]

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THROUGH THE CAMARA EYE — SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY INDEX

THROUGH THE CAMARA EYE — SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY INDEX

| August 27, 2012 | Comments (0)

THROUGH THE CAMARA EYE — SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY INDEX / www.northoaklandsports.com   Below is a list of local independent photographers and videographers from the area that will be taking digital action photos or video of sports events and that have donated courtesy photos and video clips to digital daily www.northoaklandsports.com.   Please visit their websites or […]

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2012 PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEWS INDEX

2012 PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEWS INDEX

| August 24, 2012 | Comments (1)

2012 PREP FOOTBALL PREVIEW INDEX Below is the 2012, www.northoaklandsports.com in-depth, all-you-need-to-know, prep football extravaganza. INTRO: Intro Story:  Coming Soon !!! Index:  http://northoaklandsports.com/2012/08/23/2012-prep-football-previews-index/   Fast Facts:  Coming Soon !!! Photography Page:  http://northoaklandsports.com/2012/08/23/through-the-camara-eye-sports-photography-index/ Follow Us On Social Media:  http://northoaklandsports.com/2012/08/23/follow-us-on-social-media-2012/ Reporting Scores: http://northoaklandsports.com/2012/08/22/reporting-results-3/ First Week Feature: http://northoaklandsports.com/2012/08/10/football-teams-head-back-to-work-as-optimism-rings-at-high-volumes/ Best Sports Bar:  http://northoaklandsports.com/2012/08/10/football-teams-head-back-to-work-as-optimism-rings-at-high-volumes/ College Commitments:  http://northoaklandsports.com/2012/08/03/college-commitments-signings/ Fall State Rankings:  […]

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FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA 2012

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA 2012

| August 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA 2012    S.H.P. MEDIA GROUP – NORTHOAKLANDSPORTS.COM  — THE REAL DEAL …  FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA Digital Daily sports publication www.northoaklandsports.com, serving parts of Oakland County, Michigan, and beyond, is also found on a wide variety of social media networks. Check us out daily and look for announcements and […]

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