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Category: Editor’s Column

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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STICK’S PICKS: Week 1 will showcase just how good area teams will be in 2012

STICK’S PICKS: Week 1 will showcase just how good area teams will be in 2012

| August 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

Here’s a little bit of an unusual question. What was the furthest that any local football team advanced in the postseason in 2011? In terms of schools across the northern half of Oakland County, the answer would be the district finals. A total of 10 area teams — Auburn Hills Avondale, Clarkston, Holly, Lake Orion, […]

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REPORTING RESULTS

REPORTING RESULTS

| August 22, 2012 | Comments (0)

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 available. NorthOaklandSports […]

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PUBLISHER'S VIEWPOINT: Old-school Rowley still going strong at Oxford

PUBLISHER’S VIEWPOINT: Old-school Rowley still going strong at Oxford

| August 20, 2012 | Comments (0)

Could anyone imagine Bud Rowley anywhere but out on or near a football field? Perhaps a beautiful, picturesque golf course, with ponds and a winding river next to a hill or a mountain. “Naaah,” laughed Rowley on the eve of prep football practice starting. Bud Rowley coaches high school football. Oxford Wildcats football to be […]

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Football teams head back to work as optimism rings at high volumes

Football teams head back to work as optimism rings at high volumes

| August 10, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   HOLLY — Something is quite different at Holly High School this August. For the first time in 60 years, Holly opens up the prep football season with a target on its back. They enter the 2012 season as a defending co-league champion in the Flint Metro […]

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DAILY POLL: What's Your Favorite Sports Bar?

DAILY POLL: What’s Your Favorite Sports Bar?

| August 4, 2012 | Comments (0)

Pre-Game, during-game and post-game, coaches, athletes, parents and sports fans from around the area are frequent visitors to multiple sports bars. Whether it be following a Friday night high school football game, a Tuesday night recreational softball game, to watch NFL games or after a round of golf, So what’s your favorite sports bar destination, […]

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GIRLS TENNIS: All-OAA Teams 2012

GIRLS TENNIS: All-OAA Teams 2012

| August 1, 2012 | Comments (0)

2012 ALL-OAA GIRLS TENNIS TEAMS   OAA RED DIVISION FIRST TEAM Birmingham Seaholm — Nancy Benda; Lauren Frazier; Annie Greer; Arielle Williams; Labina Petrovska; Bloomfield Hills Andover — Kristen Law; Erin Weingarten; Kerry Hu; Bloomfield Hills Lahser — Mollie Fox; Clarkston — Olivia Dunn; Paige Olsen; Katie Brozovich; Lexi Baylis; Dana Olsen; Rochester — Rachel […]

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Lancers enjoying best times with depleted lineup

Lancers enjoying best times with depleted lineup

| June 15, 2012 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   AUBURN HILLS — Needless to say, Auburn Hills Oakland Christian is a small school power on the golf course. Check out the rankings and standings in Division 4, or the team scores at a bevy of tournaments each year, and the Lancers are located in their […]

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Rochester Adams mourns loss of popular teacher, coach Shaltz

Rochester Adams mourns loss of popular teacher, coach Shaltz

| June 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — There are many people that are loyal to the institution they belong, the company they work for or even to their family. Steve Shaltz was one of those people. “Steve was all about commitment and passion and he was very loyal,” said Rochester […]

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Michigan Bucks stun MLS’ Chicago Fire in U.S. Open Cup

Michigan Bucks stun MLS’ Chicago Fire in U.S. Open Cup

| May 29, 2012 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   PONTIAC — Throughout its history, the Michigan Bucks have earned the reputation of being a nuisance in the soccer community, largely from teams from higher divisions of U.S. Soccer’s hierarchy. The Bucks furthered that reputation again Tuesday night. Michigan stunned the Chicago Fire of  Major League […]

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SOFTBALL: Revived Athens hoping to escape rival’s shadows

SOFTBALL: Revived Athens hoping to escape rival’s shadows

| May 12, 2012 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   TROY— It’s hard enough not be all that successful on a consistent basis. Try living in the shadows of a highly-successful competitor who also happens to be your crosstown rival. Such is life for Troy Athens’ softball program, which is enjoying quite a revival in 2012. […]

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College Signings-Oral Commitments

College Signings-Oral Commitments

| April 22, 2012

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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HEADED TO THE NEXT LEVEL: College Signings, Oral Commitments

HEADED TO THE NEXT LEVEL: College Signings, Oral Commitments

| April 17, 2012 | Comments (3)

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 do feature stories on […]

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COLLEGE SIGNINGS-ORAL COMMITMENTS

COLLEGE SIGNINGS-ORAL COMMITMENTS

| April 15, 2012 | 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 do feature stories on […]

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POLL: What is your favorite sports movie of all time?

POLL: What is your favorite sports movie of all time?

| April 3, 2012 | Comments (13)

There are 100s of sports-related movies that have been released over the decades, some more memorable than others.  So what is your favorite of all time? Vote today and see what sports-related movie is the greatest of all time.   [polldaddy poll=6075659]

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Oakland falls in CIT national semifinals at Utah State, 105-81

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Oakland falls in CIT national semifinals at Utah State, 105-81

| March 25, 2012 | Comments (2)

LOGAN, Utah – Oakland and Utah State engaged in an old fashioned western shootout Sunday night and the state of Utah prevailed as the best gun-slinger in the west. The Aggies lit up Oakland for a 105-81 victory in the national semifinals of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum. Utah State […]

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DAILY POLL: Who will win the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship?

DAILY POLL: Who will win the 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship?

| March 25, 2012 | Comments (7)

The 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball tournament is down to the Final Four. Who do you feel has the best shot at claiming the coveted national championship? [polldaddy poll=6076322]

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The journey: Everest Collegiate responds to baptism under fire with fine third season

The journey: Everest Collegiate responds to baptism under fire with fine third season

| March 12, 2012 | Comments (6)

CLARKSTON — Sometimes the odds are stacked against you, especially when the numbers are not there to support it. Ann Lowney has had to face that at Clarkston Everest Collegiate, which added a high school four years ago. It’s been a climb, but a somewhat surprising rapid climb towards the top despite being such a […]

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