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Category: Editor’s Column

AOTW: Oakland's Hamilton putting up big numbers to keep Oakland relevant

AOTW: Oakland’s Hamilton putting up big numbers to keep Oakland relevant

| March 3, 2012 | Comments (1)

DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com   ROCHESTER HILLS — Four years ago, Reggie Hamilton was faced with a dilemma. His playing time had dwindled and he was benched for a few games without notification of the specifics. Hamilton, then a sophomore at UMKC, asked for his release from the school and it was granted short […]

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PUBLISHER'S VIEWPOINT: Ski community will honor late DCD coach with Costigan Invitational

PUBLISHER’S VIEWPOINT: Ski community will honor late DCD coach with Costigan Invitational

| February 21, 2012 | Comments (0)

INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP — Dan Costigan always had phrases to deliver to his skiers at Birmingham Detroit Country Day. His favorite was always “win with what you have or don’t win at all.” Country Day had its fair share of quality teams and individuals at Country Day under the veteran Costigan, where he coached the high […]

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Troy Bethany rolls Lake Orion Baptist, clinches FBAC-Red title share

Troy Bethany rolls Lake Orion Baptist, clinches FBAC-Red title share

| February 21, 2012 | Comments (0)

TROY — Troy Bethany Christian had to win its final two league games in the past two weeks in order to gain a share of the Fundamental Baptist Athletic Conference Red Division crown and the Bruins delivered. Troy Bethany outscored Lake Orion Baptist in each of the he first three quarters and rolled to a […]

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REPORTING RESULTS

REPORTING RESULTS

| February 8, 2012 | Comments (1)

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 n information to results@northoaklandsports.com or to Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com in timely fashion. The nightline recording of (248) 812-1053 is also available. NorthOaklandSports […]

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Daily Poll: Which local high school has the best student section at sports events?

Daily Poll: Which local high school has the best student section at sports events?

| February 4, 2012 | Comments (4)

] DAILY POLL: Are student sections back on the steady rise? INSIDE YOUR GYMNASIUM — Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, one of the most common growing trends in the area was large and crazy student sections. Students, faculty and even alumni would congregate in bleachers at a variety of high school sports events, often dressed […]

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Want to be a student correspondent?

Want to be a student correspondent?

| January 4, 2012 | Comments (2)

Digital Daily sports website www.northoaklandsports.com, operated by the Stickradt Media Group and AdaVan Media Group, and serving several northern suburbs of the Detroit Metropolitan area, including Auburn Hills, Clarkston, Lake Orion, Holly, Ortonville, Oxford, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Troy and surrounding townships, was founded in December, 2009, to help fill a void vacated by former print media […]

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All-Area Teams Directory

All-Area Teams Directory

| January 4, 2012 | Comments (2)

Below are the links for the high school all-area teams from December, 2009, to January,2011. In the fall of 2011, Digital Daily www.northoaklandsports.com added Holly, Ortonville Brandon and Pontiac Notre Dame Prep high school. Previously in January of 2011, NOS expanded to include Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes. NorthOaklandSports was founded in October of […]

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All-Area Boys Cross Country 2011: Lead runners step up to lead pack

All-Area Boys Cross Country 2011: Lead runners step up to lead pack

| December 20, 2011 | Comments (4)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com There’s rarely a year where an area runner doesn’t shine on the state level. This year was no exception to the rule. As again several area athletes performed at a high level. There were five local runners that finished at the top 30 at the state finals to earn […]

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Simply the best: Oxford’s Prescott Line wins 2011 MetroPCS Mr. Football Award

Simply the best: Oxford’s Prescott Line wins 2011 MetroPCS Mr. Football Award

| December 16, 2011 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com OXFORD — Four months ago, Prescott Line vowed to bring Oxford’s football program back to prominence. The Oxford senior accomplished that and much more during the 2011 season. Line, a three-sport athlete, was announced as the 2011 recipient of the State Champs / MetroPCS Mr. Football Award, given annually […]

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   DIVISION 3 BONUS COVERAGE: St. Mary’s uses experience, speed to win first title since 2000

DIVISION 3 BONUS COVERAGE: St. Mary’s uses experience, speed to win first title since 2000

| November 27, 2011 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com DETROIT — Playing at Ford Field is a case of been there, done that for the players on Orchard Lake St. Mary’s football team. Walking off the field with a state championship and that’s a different story. The fourth-ranked Eaglets have played in numerous Catholic High School League games […]

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Final destination check-in: Football finalists ready to clash for coveted titles

Final destination check-in: Football finalists ready to clash for coveted titles

| November 24, 2011 | Comments (3)

Nearly four months ago, close to 700 schools across the state began preparation to play on the prep football season’s final weekend. Only eight of those schools have reached the plateau. The MHAA football state finals are set for Ford Field in Detroit Nov.25-26 with several intriguing matchups. There are eight schools that carry perfect […]

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Avenall the right choice to lead Clarkston into volleyball history

Avenall the right choice to lead Clarkston into volleyball history

| November 17, 2011 | Comments (2)

CLARKSTON — Kelly Avenall doesn’t always speak kindly of herself as a high school student. That’s common when a teacher and coach looks back on their youth. “I was kind of a band geek in high school,” she laughed. Avenall is a 1989 graduate of Clarkston High School. She played the rare instrument Oboe, a […]

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Blue-collar Avondale community stands as one on this championship day

Blue-collar Avondale community stands as one on this championship day

| November 10, 2011 | Comments (5)

In the movie, Hoosiers, the fictional town of Hickory, Indiana, is boasted by characters as being “not found on most state maps.” The small, rural, western Indiana town, stakes claim to notoriety when Hickory makes an improbable run to the Indiana state high school boys basketball crown in the late 1940s, thus carving its name […]

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Follow Us On Social Media

Follow Us On Social Media

| November 9, 2011 | Comments (2)

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA Follow Digital Daily Sports Publication www.northoaklandsports.com on multiple social media platforms. TWITTER: http://twitter.com/LocalSportsFans FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=590590972#!/pages/wwwnorthoaklandsportscom-Stickradt-Media-Group/143149785699685 https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/173434259249 MYSPACE:  http://www.myspace.com/538458008 DIGG: http://digg.com/NorthOaklandSports MIXX: http://www.mixx.com/your_mixx STUMBLE UPON: http://www.stumbleupon.com/favorites LINKEDIN: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?mostPopular=&gid=3225964 http://www.linkedin.com/in/danielstickradt GOOGLE BUZZ: https://profiles.google.com/104737348129828661071/posts/Nu5anin9mnc#104737348129828661071/plusones/edit/d BLOGGER: http://www.blogger.com/profile/11724138713158842128 ZANGA: http://northoakland.xanga.com/ REDDIT: http://www.reddit.com/user/NorthOaklandSports/ NEWSVINE:http://northoaklandsports.newsvine.com/ DELICIOUS: http://www.delicious.com/NorthOaklandSports HI-5: http://www.hi5.com/friend/profile/displayProfile.do;jsessionid=CEE7597CE6B68D3872A14548813AC380?userid=605488982 BEBO: http://www.bebo.com/Profile.jsp?MemberId=10956419869

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STICK’S PICKS: Three area football teams eye district titles

STICK’S PICKS: Three area football teams eye district titles

| November 4, 2011 | Comments (0)

The field has narrowed and now only three football teams with local ties are still alive. Most area football teams found a quick exit last week in the opening rounds of the MHSAA postseason, as seven of 10 local teams were ousted in the pre-district rounds. Clarkston, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep and Rochester Adams all […]

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STICK’S PICKS: The second season has arrived for high school football

STICK’S PICKS: The second season has arrived for high school football

| October 27, 2011 | Comments (1)

The second season has finally arrived. The five-week march to Ford Field begins Friday and Saturday for 256 football teams in the MHSAA prep football playoffs. There are nine local schools that are in the hunt for district, regional and possibly a state championship and only two play each other in the first round. There […]

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League title matches, OAA crossover tilts highlight Week 8

League title matches, OAA crossover tilts highlight Week 8

| October 14, 2011 | Comments (1)

The postseason is only two short weeks away, and there’s nothing like a slate of games where league championships, crossover, rivalries and state-qualifying sixth win on the line. That’s exactly what we’ll see in Week 8 and Week 9. There are so many scenarios to be played out, just at the local level, in the […]

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STICK’S PICKS: Who will cash in on a playoff berth this week?

STICK’S PICKS: Who will cash in on a playoff berth this week?

| October 6, 2011 | Comments (0)

Last week Pontiac Notre Dame Prep became the first area school to cash in on its playoff ticket. The Fighting Irish are a perfect 6-0 and now can move onto their next goal. Who will join them this week? Lake Orion and Troy Athens are both 5-1 and play each other this week for first […]

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