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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Youthful Lake Orion Baptist pulls away from Rochester Hills Christian

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Youthful Lake Orion Baptist pulls away from Rochester Hills Christian

| January 28, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans LAKE ORION — As young teams go, Lake Orion Baptist might be a work-in-progress. But for a team that starts three freshmen and a sophomore and boasts just one senior in its starting five, the Lions are coming along despite its youth movement. Lake Orion Baptist outworked […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Holly puts the clamps down on Brando

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Holly puts the clamps down on Brando

| January 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

n BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans HOLLY — Kaitlyn Smith, Paige Reid and Jenna Pepper made sure that nothing would go wrong in their house Friday night. Every time Ortonville Brandon made a run in the first half, the Holly trio responded with clutch play. The Bronchos ended up posting a convincing […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Brandon snaps Holly’s FML unbeaten streak at 22

BOYS BASKETBALL: Brandon snaps Holly’s FML unbeaten streak at 22

| January 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans HOLLY — By his own observations, Ross Gauthier felt his team has not played very good defense this season. Consider this week’s practices sessions a wake up call to the members of Ortonville Brandon’s boys basketball team — and the rest of the Flint Metro League. Defense […]

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HOCKEY:  Stoney Creek’s late goals puts the freeze on Rochester United

HOCKEY:  Stoney Creek’s late goals puts the freeze on Rochester United

| January 17, 2016 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER — Evan Lazarevich said there’s no particular drill his team runs in practice simulating if a game is tied late in a period. It’s just instincts of putting the puck towards the net and see what happens. Larzarevich came through in the clutch in such […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams remains perfect in downing pesky Rochester

BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams remains perfect in downing pesky Rochester

| January 16, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — As part of its 8-0 start, Rochester Adams has found different ways to win ball games this winter. On Friday against arch-rival Rochester, the Highlanders went to its inside-outside game to tame the Falcons, 57-45, in the 10th annual Crosstown Showdown at Oakland University’s […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Defensive minded Adams swarms Rochester

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Defensive minded Adams swarms Rochester

| January 16, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR       dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Sometimes one team just has another’s number. Such as the case for Rochester Adams in its girls basketball rivalry with Rochester. The Highlanders continued their recent dominance over the Falcons, posting a 58-27 OAA crossover victory Friday over shorthanded Rochester in […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: WOLL clobbers Plymouth Christian; Lake Orion singes Avondale; Stoney Creek remains perfect

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: WOLL clobbers Plymouth Christian; Lake Orion singes Avondale; Stoney Creek remains perfect

| January 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

  PLYMOUTH — Alex Troy led a blanced attack with 13 points to lead Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes to a 52-25 non-conference road triumph Tuesday Tiffany Senerius added 12 for WOLL (5-1). Paige Perkey scored 12 points for Plymouth Christian. LAKE ORION 55, AUBURN HILLS AVONDALE 29: Maddie Novak scored 14 points to […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Rochester Hills, Stoney Creek roll to convincing wins; Adams’ Littleson records triple-double

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Rochester Hills, Stoney Creek roll to convincing wins; Adams’ Littleson records triple-double

| January 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

AUBURN HILLS — Rochester Hills remained unbeaten on the year with a 57-38 victory Tuesday over host Auburn Hills Christian in FBAC crossover play. Ryan Patton totaled 19 points, 18 rebounds and five steals to pace the Eagels (8-0). Jerem Byers added 13 points and seven rebounds and Noah Bossnier contributed nine points and eight […]

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SPORTS BRIEFS: 5K fundraiser run set for New Day Foundation

SPORTS BRIEFS: 5K fundraiser run set for New Day Foundation

| January 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

5K FUNDRAISER A 5K charity run in honor of Rochester Stoney Creek High School freshman Sam Kell, who is battling brain cancer, is set for 10 a.m. Saturday (Jan. 9) at Stony Creek Metropark in Washington Twp. The cost is $20 per athlete. To register, go to www.runsignup.com. All proceeds go to the New Day […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Lake Orion holds off Avondale

BOYS BASKETBALL: Lake Orion holds off Avondale

| January 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

            BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans LAKE ORION — Tuesday night was far from a thing of beauty in the eyes of Jim Manzo, who returned to Lake Orion’s sidelines after a seven-year hiatus. But reclaiming the reigns of a program that won only four contests last […]

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WRESTLING: 56TH ANNUAL OAKLAND COUNTY TOURNAMENT RESULTS

WRESTLING: 56TH ANNUAL OAKLAND COUNTY TOURNAMENT RESULTS

| December 19, 2015 | Comments (0)

56TH ANNUAL OAKLAND COUNTY TOURNAMENT (Dec. 18-19 at Lake Orion H.S.) TEAM SCORES — 1. Novi Detroit Catholic Central, 330; 2. Clarkston, 264.5; 3. Oxford, 255; 4. Walled Lake Central, 190; 5. Rochester Adams, 175.5; 6. Waterford Kettering, 154; 7. Ortonville Brandon,145.5; 8. Rochester, 126; 9. Holly, 120.5; 10. Waterford Mott, 113; 11. (tie) Lake […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek steals one away from Troy

BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek steals one away from Troy

| December 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Perhaps Rochester Stoney Creek really did become the Grinch of this Christmas season on Tuesday night. The Cougars clawed back from a 14-point, third-quarter deficit to sink Troy in overtime, 62-59, in an OAA crossover contest. “I think we did steal one,” smiled Stoney Creek […]

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DIVISION 1 STATE FINALS: Romeo takes down Cass Tech for first state title

DIVISION 1 STATE FINALS: Romeo takes down Cass Tech for first state title

| November 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickrdt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LcoalSportsFans DETROIT — Romeo made the most of its first ever appearance in the state finals. With a legion of some 10,000-plus fans behind them, the seventh-ranked Bulldogs never trailed fourth-ranked Detroit Cass Tech and came way with a 41-27 victory in the Division 1 state finals […]

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FOOTBALL: Associated Press All-State Football Division 1-2

FOOTBALL: Associated Press All-State Football Division 1-2

| November 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

Associated Press All-State Football Division 1-2 The 2015 Associated Press Division 1-2 All-State football team, which is selected by a statewide panel of Michigan sports writers: PLAYER OF THE YEAR Donnie Corley, Detroit King, Senior QUARTERBACKS Josh Jackson, Saline, Senior Bruce Mann, Midland Dow, Junior RUNNING BACKS Emanuel Jackson, Novi, Senior Mike Marston, Lapeer, Senior […]

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FOOTBALL: Associated Press All-State Football Division 3-4

FOOTBALL: Associated Press All-State Football Division 3-4

| November 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

Associated Press All-State Football Division 3-4 By The Associated Press The 2015 Associated Press Division 3-4 All-State football team, which is selected by a statewide panel of Michigan sports writers: PLAYER OF THE YEAR Josh Ross, Orchard Lake St. Mary’s, Junior QUARTERBACKS Omar Salih, Detroit Cesar Chavez, Senior Pat Naughton, Comstock Park, Senior RUNNING BACKS […]

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FOOTBALL: Associated Press All-State Football Division 5-6

FOOTBALL: Associated Press All-State Football Division 5-6

| November 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

Associated Press All-State Football Division 5-6   By The Associated Press The 2015 Associated Press Division 5-6 All-State football team, which is selected by a statewide panel of Michigan sports writers: PLAYER OF THE YEAR Mason Gee-Montgomery, Stockbridge, Junior QUARTERBACKS Tony Poljan, Lansing Catholic, Senior Mason Gee-Montgomery, Stockbridge, Junior RUNNING BACKS Eric Bugg, Ida, Senior […]

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FOOTBALL: Associated Press All-State Football Division 7-8

FOOTBALL: Associated Press All-State Football Division 7-8

| November 28, 2015 | Comments (0)

Associated Press All-State Football Division 7-8 By The Associated Press The 2015 Associated Press Division 3-4 All-State football team, which is selected by a statewide panel of Michigan sports writers: PLAYER OF THE YEAR Clay Senerius, Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes, Senior QUARTERBACKS Blake Dunn, Saugatuck, Junior Clay Senerius, Waterford Our Lady of the […]

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FOOTBALL DIVISION 8: Muskegon CC stymies Waterford Our Lady for third straight crown

FOOTBALL DIVISION 8: Muskegon CC stymies Waterford Our Lady for third straight crown

| November 27, 2015 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — Shutting down a high-powered offensive machine can be like solving a Rubix Cube. It can take plenty of patience and determination for a likable end result. Muskegon Catholic Central solved such a riddle that no prep football team has been able to accomplish this […]

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