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GIRLS SOCCER: Pardoski’s OT goal sends Stoney Creek past Dakota

GIRLS SOCCER: Pardoski’s OT goal sends Stoney Creek past Dakota

| June 7, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans TROY — Taylor Pardoski said she felt a little bit of extra ‘power’ Tuesday night. Although nothing quite like the mythical Force of the Star Wars- famed trilogy, Pardoski dug deep to score a pair of goals, including the game-winner in overtime, in willing Rochester Stoney Creek […]

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PLOA SOCCER: Oakland FC fends off Grand Rapids

PLOA SOCCER: Oakland FC fends off Grand Rapids

| May 15, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Far from a thing of beauty, the inaugural home opener for the Oakland County FC is in the records books and so is the franchise’s first-ever victory. Oakland County FC opened up play in the 12-team Premier League of America Saturday night at Rochester […]

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TRACK: Clarkston, Walled Lake Central collect titles at Ashley-Brennen Relays

TRACK: Clarkston, Walled Lake Central collect titles at Ashley-Brennen Relays

| April 30, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans WATERFORD — With the championship season beginning in only a couple of weeks, track and field teams are finally starting to turn athletes loose to see what they can do on the stage. Walled Lake Central and Clarkston displayed plenty of balance, depth, athleticism and overall team […]

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PREP BASEBALL TEAM CAPSULES 2016

PREP BASEBALL TEAM CAPSULES 2016

| April 27, 2016 | Comments (0)

Below are the 2016 Prep Baseball Team Capsules for schools located in the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage region. Email updates, corrections or general team information to Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com. Follow on Twitter @LocalSportsFans Auburn Hills Avondale HEAD COACH: Tom Kurczewski, 14th season. 2015 RECORD: 20-15, 8-4 OAA White Division (second) STATE TOURNAMENT: Lost in D-1 pre-district […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Waterford Lakecrest Baptist holds of Rochester Hills Christian for MACS-I state title

BOYS BASKETBALL: Waterford Lakecrest Baptist holds of Rochester Hills Christian for MACS-I state title

| March 24, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans CLARKSTON — Waterford Lakecrest Baptist voluntarily moved up to repeat as a state champion. The second-seed Defenders captured their third Michigan Association of Christian Schools boys basketball state title March 5 with a 54-49 decision over top-seeded Rochester Hills Christian at Clarkston Springfield Christian High School. Lakecrest […]

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2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE BOYS BASKETBALL CLASS D

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE BOYS BASKETBALL CLASS D

| March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE BOYS BASKETBALL CLASS D The 2016 Associated Press Class D basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 10 Michigan sportswriters and broadcasters. PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jason Whitens, Powers North Central, Jr. ALL-STATE FIRST TEAM: Marcus Matelski, Boyne Falls, Sr. Andrew Kline, Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes, Sr. […]

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2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS A

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS A

| March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS A The Associated Press announced its Class A girls basketball All-State team Friday, as selected by a panel of 10 Michigan sportswriters and broadcasters. CO-PLAYERS OF THE YEAR: Deja Church, Southfield Lathrup, Jr. Mardrekia Cook, Muskegon, Sr. ALL-STATE FIRST TEAM: Siyeh Frazier, Detroit Renaissance, Sr. Taryn McCutcheon, East […]

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2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS B

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS B

| March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS B The 2016 Associated Press Class D girls basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 10 Michigan sportswriters and broadcasters. PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Kysre Gondrezick, Benton Harbor, Sr. All-State First Team: Destiny Pitts, Birmingham-Detroit Country Day, Jr. Alexis Sevillian, Goodrich, Sr. Cassidy Boensch, Bay City […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: 2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS D

GIRLS BASKETBALL: 2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS D

| March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

2016 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS D The 2016 Associated Press Class D girls basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of 10 Michigan sportswriters and broadcasters. PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Averi Gamble, Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart Academy, Sr. ALL-STATE FIRST TEAM: Chelsey Closs, Mackinaw City, Sr. Taylor Bryant, Newberry, Jr. Jenna Hincka, […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Waterford Lakes ousts Cardinal Mooney to earn another trip to Final Four

BOYS BASKETBALL: Waterford Lakes ousts Cardinal Mooney to earn another trip to Final Four

| March 23, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans WEST BLOOMFIELD — After suffering through the heartbreak of a 53-52 setback in the Final Four last season, Andrew Kline vowed to lead Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes back to the Breslin Center this season. “We didn’t plan on just getting back, but we plan to […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: WOLL ousted by Pittsford roadblock once again in state semis

GIRLS BASKETBALL: WOLL ousted by Pittsford roadblock once again in state semis

| March 17, 2016 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans EAST LANSING — After losing in last season’s Class D state championship game, Pittsford earned a return trip. It came once again at Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes’ expense. For the second straight season, top-ranked Pittsford proved too   for the fifth-ranked Lakers to overcome, […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Our Lady of the Lakes cruises past Lansing Christian for second straight regional crown

BOYS BASKETBALL: Our Lady of the Lakes cruises past Lansing Christian for second straight regional crown

| March 16, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans LANSING — Members of Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes boys basketball team are trying to make amends this season after falling short of its ultimate goal a year ago. The Lakers took another step in that direction Wednesday night. Our Lady of the Lakes captured its […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Magee’s heroics lead unbeaten Dakota past Clarkston in double-overtime thriller

BOYS BASKETBALL: Magee’s heroics lead unbeaten Dakota past Clarkston in double-overtime thriller

| March 15, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans MACOMB TWP. — Chris Magee didn’t get a chance to drag himself up-and-down the basketball court Monday for nearly 40 minutes. The junior guard from Macomb Dakota received spot duty off the bench against fellow state-ranked opponent Clarkston. Magee still made the biggest play of his high […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester Adams pulls away from Rochester Stoney Creek for district title

BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester Adams pulls away from Rochester Stoney Creek for district title

| March 11, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Defense can often win championships. It sure has aided Rochester Adams this year. Members of the OAA Red Division each of the past two seasons, the Highlanders used their experience of playing a brutally-tough schedule to their advantage, and posted on e of its […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston wins 22nd district in 25 years with whirlwind rout of Pontiac

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston wins 22nd district in 25 years with whirlwind rout of Pontiac

| March 11, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans WATERFORD — Tornadoes are often unexpected. So is the damage that they can cause in a flash in time. Clarkston’s performance Friday night in a Class A district final at Waterford Mott was much like a devastating tornado. It was swift. It was damaging. And it was […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek rallies past Rochester to reach district finals

BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek rallies past Rochester to reach district finals

| March 10, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — This one had trap game written all over it. Rochester Stoney Creek found itself in quite a predicament Wednesday night, but the Cougars found away to escape such a trap and post a 47-39, come-from-behind, victory over rival Rochester in a Class A boys […]

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MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wright State upsets Oakland to reach Horizon League finals

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wright State upsets Oakland to reach Horizon League finals

| March 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — Wright State made sure the upset trend continued in full force Monday night. Hours after Wisconsin-Green Bay upset top-seeded Valparaiso, 99-92, in overtime, the Raiders followed suit by stymying the nation’s leading offensive team with a 59-55 triumph over second-seeded Oakland University in the Horizon League […]

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MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Green Bay advances to Horizon League title game with OT victory over top-seeded Valparaiso

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Green Bay advances to Horizon League title game with OT victory over top-seeded Valparaiso

| March 8, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DETROIT — Having to play four games in four days can seem like a challenge. Not for Wisconsin-Green Bay. The fourth-seeded Phoenix made sure they will play on a fourth consecutive date, advancing to the Horizon League finals with a 99-92 overtime upset victory Monday night over top-seeded […]

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