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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL:  Bader’s 11 three-pointers help Oakland sink IUPUI

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bader’s 11 three-pointers help Oakland sink IUPUI

| January 25, 2013 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS  —  It was a record setting night for Oakland University’s Travis Bader. The junior sharpshooter hit a school-record 11 3-pointers and scored a career-high 47 points to lead Oakland past IUPUI 89-71 Thursday night. Bader’s point total is the highest this season by a Division I player, beating a 42-point performance by Tyler […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: South Dakota hands Oakland rare home loss

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: South Dakota hands Oakland rare home loss

| January 20, 2013 | Comments (0)

  For more on this story or on Oakland University athletics, visit http://oaklandpostonline.com/2013/01/19/sports/oakland-suffers-first-home-defeat-of-the-season-97-78-to-south-dakota/    or http://oaklandpostonline.com/ BY TIMOTHY PONTZER CORRESPNDENT trpontze@oakland.edu ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University men’s basketball team suffered its first home loss of the season on Saturday night, falling 97-78 to South Dakota in Summit League play. The 19-point margin marked the worst conference […]

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JAKE’S TAKE: Improbability makes Troy’s Friday night stunner over Clarkston great

JAKE’S TAKE: Improbability makes Troy’s Friday night stunner over Clarkston great

| December 22, 2012 | Comments (0)

TROY— Troy 58, Clarkston 57? It didn’t make sense. The matchups didn’t check. First-year starter Chris Dorsey for Troy, All-Area senior Jordan Dasuqi for Clarkston. Five-foott-6 shooter Jordan Leonard for Troy, 5-10 shooter Nick Owens for Clarkston. 6-0 big man Danny Wunderlich for Troy, 6-8 center Matt Nicholson for Clarkston. Just one thing: You don’t […]

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COACHES CORNER: The athletics scholarship: Easier said than done

COACHES CORNER: The athletics scholarship: Easier said than done

| December 21, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY GREG CIELEC cielec@hotmail.com   Many high school athletes, and some of their parents too, dream of the day they receive a full scholarship to play their sport at a major college. However, it is not that simple and for a variety of reasons it is something a handful of high school athletes get to […]

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THE TRAINING TABLE: Exercises are in abundance for lateral movements

THE TRAINING TABLE: Exercises are in abundance for lateral movements

| December 21, 2012 | Comments (0)

(Editor’s Note: The Training Table is a series of editorials and columns from certified athletic trainers in the area regarding sports training, fitness and nutrition. Certified athletic trainers who wish to get involved and submit columns, photos and videos on a weekly or monthly rotation may contact Senior Editor Dan Stickradt by email at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com) […]

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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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FOOTBALL: Lake Orion, win or lose, one team, one city, one fan base

FOOTBALL: Lake Orion, win or lose, one team, one city, one fan base

| November 19, 2012 | Comments (4)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net   TROY — Lake Orion was on the road Saturday for the state semifinals, so there was no PA announcer to call out, “That’s enough for another Lake Orion first down!” So the fans did it themselves. Every single time. Thousands of fans made the half-hour trip down south, […]

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FOOTBALL: Lake Orion runs all over Troy, 38-0

FOOTBALL: Lake Orion runs all over Troy, 38-0

| September 22, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net     LAKE ORION — Playing hard just wasn’t enough for Troy Friday against Lake Orion — especially in Dragons’ Country. “Playing hard only goes so far,” Troy coach Gary Griffith said. “We’ve got to make plays.” Troy had hopes of upsetting OAA Red Division powerhouse Lake Orion on […]

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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Keating, Troy romp Troy Athens in three sets

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Keating, Troy romp Troy Athens in three sets

| September 12, 2012 | Comments (0)

  BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net   TROY — An overmatched but upstart Troy Athens girls volleyball team was tied with favored Troy 7-7 in the first game of their rivalry match. Troy senior Hope Keating made sure that was as close as the visiting Red Hawks would get. Keating’s 12-point serving streak helped […]

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BOYS SOCCER: Doepke’s PKs lift Troy over Clarkston

BOYS SOCCER: Doepke’s PKs lift Troy over Clarkston

| September 6, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net   TROY — Zac Doepke let Ian Fox take Troy’s penalty kick last week at Walled Lake Northern. “I wasn’t as confident as I could have been,” Doepke said. Tuesday night, he was more confident and took the first kick. And the second? Well, then he just wanted to […]

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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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THE TRAINING TABLE: Athletic speed is much to be desired

THE TRAINING TABLE: Athletic speed is much to be desired

| August 22, 2012 | Comments (0)

(Editor’s Note: The Training Table is a series of editorials and columns from certified athletic trainers in the area regarding sports training, fitness and nutrition. Certified athletic trainers who wish to get involved and submit columns, photos and videos on a weekly or monthly rotation may contact Senior Editor Dan Stickradt by email at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com) […]

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BOYS HOCKEY: Oxford-Lake Orion set to tussle outdoors

BOYS HOCKEY: Oxford-Lake Orion set to tussle outdoors

| August 22, 2012 | Comments (0)

  BY MATT MACKINDER CORRESPONDENT mackindermedia@yahoo.com OXFORD — Oxford’s boys hockey program continues to provide opportunities to its student-athletes. After completing a successful 2011-12 season, the Wildcats will have at least one high-profile game during the 2012-13 campaign and it is shaping up to be an exciting event — outdoors. On Tuesday, Dec. 18, as […]

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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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PDL Soccer: Bucks clinch Great Lakes Division title with rout on Cincinnati

PDL Soccer: Bucks clinch Great Lakes Division title with rout on Cincinnati

| July 9, 2012 | Comments (2)

BY DAN DUGGAN CORRESPONDENT dduggan@buckssoccer.com   PONTIAC — The Michigan Bucks clinched their PDL record 10th Great Lakes Division title with a 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Kings at Ultimate Soccer Arenas on Saturday night. The Bucks displayed their trademark attacking style of soccer from the outset and were on a mission from the opening […]

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GIRLS SOCCER: New kid on the block Okemos ruins Troy’s title party

GIRLS SOCCER: New kid on the block Okemos ruins Troy’s title party

| June 21, 2012 | Comments (1)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net EASTLANSING — Most of the giants were gone. Top-ranked Northville, bye-bye. Defending state champion Novi, out of the picture. OAA Red champion Rochester Adams, departed. They were all out of the girls soccer tournament, and the only one left standing from the east side was Troy. So when eighth-ranked […]

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