Editor's Column | North Oakland Sports - Part 7
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Fore their memory: Golfers, friends, family unite for fallen colleagues

Fore their memory: Golfers, friends, family unite for fallen colleagues

| June 29, 2011 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Greg Beckett remembers the time that he surpassed his father as a golfer. “I started golfing around the time I was a freshman in high school. At that time I was way worse than my dad,” said Beckett. “Half a year later and I pretty much […]

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Veteran Soccer icon Storch to call it a career at Troy Athens

Veteran Soccer icon Storch to call it a career at Troy Athens

| May 19, 2011 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com TROY — Ending weeks of speculation, Tim Storch, the only head soccer coach that Troy Athens has never known, has announced that the 2011 girls season will be his last. Storch, who came to Athens in 1981 and began the varsity boys soccer program there that August, and the […]

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VIDEO ADVERTISEMENT: Affordable Web Specialists

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENT: Affordable Web Specialists

| April 28, 2011 | Comments (1)

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VIDEO ADVERTISEMENT: Perfect Floors...Customers For Life

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENT: Perfect Floors…Customers For Life

| April 28, 2011 | Comments (1)

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Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and the rest of social media world

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and the rest of social media world

| April 25, 2011 | Comments (2)

Are you on Facebook, Twitter? You may find www.northoaklandsports.com all over the social media arena. So if you are an active member of this growing community, on Facebook, Twitter, Digg, Myspace or any other popular social media network, please feel free to add us and follow announcements and other news. FACEBOOK LIKE: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=590590972#!/group.php?gid=173434259249&ref=ts FACEBOOK GROUP […]

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Want to be a Student Correspondent?

Want to be a Student Correspondent?

| March 7, 2011 | Comments (2)

Sports website www.northoaklandsports.com, operated by the Stickradt Media Group and serving several northern suburbs of the Detroit Metropolitan area, including Auburn Hills, Clarkston, Lake Orion, Oxford, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Troy and surrounding townships, was founded in December, 2009, to help fill a void vacated by former print media that have ceased publication. The site covers […]

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Do you have video, photos you wish to submit?

Do you have video, photos you wish to submit?

| March 2, 2011 | Comments (2)

Do you have video you wish to submit? Do you have video of a local high school varsity, college, youth/club or recreational league? Feel free to send us the youtube link and embed code for publication consideration. For details, e-mail Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandspor ­ts.com. Comeback daily to www.northoaklandsports.com, home of over 4 […]

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From rags to riches: Oxford slowly builds program to reach ultimate goal

From rags to riches: Oxford slowly builds program to reach ultimate goal

| February 28, 2011 | Comments (1)

BATTLE CREEK — When a program is at an all-time low, it’s hard to imagine being up on top. That’s the way Paul McDevitt viewed it in the mid-1990s when he took over Oxford’s wrestling program. The program couldn’t even compete with a full lineup. “They didn’t win a match the year before I took […]

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REPORTING VARSITY RESULTS

REPORTING VARSITY RESULTS

| February 16, 2011 | Comments (1)

REPORTING SCORES Varsity coaches are urged to report varsity results by calling the nightline recording at (248) 812-1053, or e-mail senior editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com or results@northoaklandsports.com)

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Adams-Rochester to clash at Crosstown Showdown

Adams-Rochester to clash at Crosstown Showdown

| February 3, 2011 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ROCHESTER HILLS — The rivalry between Rochester and Rochester Adams in some sports goes back some 40 years to the 1969-70 school year, when Adams opened its doors. The rivalry still stands today. Although somewhat different due to the district moving to three high schools in 2002, the Adams-Rochester […]

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VIDEO ADVERTISEMENT: Rochester College

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENT: Rochester College

| January 26, 2011 | Comments (1)

Below is a video of Rochester College, one of the yearly advertisers for www.northoaklandsports.com . For advertising information, contact the following: WEB ADDRESS: http://northoaklandsports.com PUBLIC RELATIONS FIRM: Stickradt Media Group ON-LINE SPORTS NEWSPAPER: http://northoaklandsports.com BUSINESS NUMBER / MAIN SWITCHBOARD: (248) 812-1051 FAST FACTS: The Stickradt Media Group is a Sportswriting Public Relations firm founded in […]

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Do you have video you wish to submit?

Do you have video you wish to submit?

| January 26, 2011 | Comments (1)

Got Video? Do you have video of a local high school varsity, college, youth/club or recreational league? Feel free to send us the youtube link for publication consideration. We will be running video links later this winter season. For details, e-mail Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com. Comeback daily to www.northoaklandsports.com, home of over 4 […]

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That close: Michigan State withstands Oakland’s upset bid

That close: Michigan State withstands Oakland’s upset bid

| December 12, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com AUBURN HILLS — As surprising as its sounds, Michigan State is a team searching for an identity. So is Oakland University, but in a different way. The eighth-ranked Spartans are looking to keep their footing as a top-10 team, while the Golden Grizzlies are searching for a marquee win […]

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TEAM TRYOUTS

TEAM TRYOUTS

| December 4, 2010 | Comments (3)

TEAM TRYOUTS SOCCER The Rochester Select Soccer Club Boys U15 and U17  still has spots open. Anyone interested in playing club soccer this upcoming winter and spring seasons, please contact Coach Brian Fitzgerald at (248) 894-0311, or e-mail Brianfishbone@gmail.com BASKETBALL The Detroit Shock AAU girls and boys basketball program is hosting tryouts in December. Tryouts […]

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Bell, staff, players grow together to lead Lake Orion to promised land

Bell, staff, players grow together to lead Lake Orion to promised land

| November 28, 2010 | Comments (1)

DETROIT — Chris Bell had a chance to do something Saturday that no former Lake Orion football player at the school has done in the past. In fact, he had a chance to do something that no other football head coach has done at the school over the decades. That is to lead the school’s […]

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PREP FOOTBALL STATE FINALS FRIDAY NOTEBOOK: Harrington’s 13th title the latest in Harrison’s historic lore

PREP FOOTBALL STATE FINALS FRIDAY NOTEBOOK: Harrington’s 13th title the latest in Harrison’s historic lore

| November 27, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com DETROIT — John Herrington is as experienced as anyone when it comes to coaching in the high school football state finals in Michigan. On Friday at Ford Field in Detroit, he coached in his 17th prep football state finals game, a stat few in the country can match when […]

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Stick’s Picks: Classic matchups set for season’s final weekend

Stick’s Picks: Classic matchups set for season’s final weekend

| November 25, 2010 | Comments (2)

The final weekend in finally here. The final weekend of the fall sports season concludes at Ford Field with the football state finals Friday and Saturday. There are several powerhouse teams that have made the march down to Detroit once again, while some others are looking for their first shot at glory. Lake Orion is […]

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STICK’S PICKS: Lake Orion the sole area hopeful for state finals berth

STICK’S PICKS: Lake Orion the sole area hopeful for state finals berth

| November 19, 2010 | Comments (2)

For the second time in three years, Lake Orion is one win for advancing to the state title game for Division 1 football. This is nothing new for local teams. Over the past three decades, five different local schools have reached at least the state semifinals in football. Four schools have played on Thanksgiving Weekend […]

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