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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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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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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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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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Tribute to our moms: The real MVPs of our lives

Tribute to our moms: The real MVPs of our lives

| May 11, 2014 | Comments (0)






It was kind of fitting that when Kevin Durant was named the National Basketball Association MVP for 2013-14 this past week, he spent plenty of time on record thanking his mom, Wanda Pratt, for helping, teaching and guiding him to where his is today. The Oklahoma City Thunder star wasn’t glorifying himself and putting his […]






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2013 GIRLS SOCCER TEAM CAPSULES

2013 GIRLS SOCCER TEAM CAPSULES

| April 17, 2013 | Comments (2)






GIRLS SOCCER TEAM CAPSULES 2013 Below are the 2013 girls soccer team capsules for schools located in the coverage area for www.northoaklandsports.com. To submit information on your team, email Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com   Auburn Hills Avondale HEAD COACH: Doug Steinard, first season. LAST SEASON’S RECORD: Not available. LAST SEASON’S STATE TOURNAMENT: Lost […]






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FRIDAY’S PREP ROUNDUP: Clarkston rallies past Kettering; Stoney Creek outlast Royal Oak

| April 12, 2013 | Comments (0)

WATERFORD — Clarkston rallied back from a one-goal halftime deficit to down Waterford Kettering, 2-1, in a non-league girls soccer match. Olivia Montgomery scored both goals for the Wolves (2-0-2). Shelby Hopper assisted on the first goal, Alison Roberts set up the game winner and Kayla Grzesiak made two saves in net for the win […]

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GIRLS TENNIS: Troy swats rival Athens

| April 12, 2013 | Comments (0)

Girls Tennis TROY 7, TROY ATHENS 2   SINGLES — 1. Amanda Guo (T) d. Iris Su 6-1, 6-2; 2. Morgan Purvis (TA) d. Abbey Rice 3-6, 6-0, 6-2; 3. Elisabeth Yang (TA) d. Arushi Mahajan 6-3, 2-6, 6-4; 4. Tiffany Chen (T) d. Grace Wu 6-3, 6-1; DOUBLES — 1. Kalie Collins-Brittany Friesen (T) […]

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THURSDAY’S GIRLS SOCCER: Notre Dame Prep blanks Gabriel Richard; Adams edges Troy; Lake Orion, Athens battle to draw

| April 11, 2013 | Comments (0)

PONTIAC — Behind another offensive display, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep remained unbeaten on the young girls soccer season Thursday. The Fighting Irish, who reached the Division 3 Final Four last June, cruised to a 3-0 shutout of Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard in a CHSL-AA Division contest. Taylor Timko scored all three goals for NDP (2-0-0, […]

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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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JAKE’S TAKE: After the Miracle: Jim Johnson’s golden life with no regrets

JAKE’S TAKE: After the Miracle: Jim Johnson’s golden life with no regrets

| February 6, 2013 | Comments (0)






TROY — Jim Johnson went through it all. Now the Troy (Mich.) High School Athletics Director, Johnson skated alongside Mark Johnson and Mike Eruzione. He fired slap shots at Jim Craig. He checked the men who went on to accomplish the greatest sports miracle of all time. He played under Herb Brooks. He skated the […]






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