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BOYS LACROSSE: Clarkston holds off Troy to claim fourth straight OAA Red Division title

BOYS LACROSSE: Clarkston holds off Troy to claim fourth straight OAA Red Division title

| May 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   TROY — Brian Kaminskas sat down with some of his fellow coaches in Clarkston’s boys lacrosse program four years ago and talked about the future. At the time, the horizon looked quite promising with several young players in the high school and middle school levels. [...]

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TRACK: D-1 Bloomfield Hills Regional Results

TRACK: D-1 Bloomfield Hills Regional Results

| May 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

  Boys Track     DIVISION 1 REGIONAL (May 16 at Bloomfield Hills) TEAM SCORES — 1. Lake Orion, 120; 2. Waterford Mott, 70; 3. (tie) Clarkston, 60; Rochester Adams, 60; Waterford Kettering, 60; 6. Oxford, 56; 7. Holly, 53; 8. Bloomfield Hills, 52; 9. West Bloomfield, 39; 10. Romeo, 30; 11. Rochester Stoney Creek, [...]

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GIRLS TRACK: Bloomfield Hills surprises with first regional crown

GIRLS TRACK: Bloomfield Hills surprises with first regional crown

| May 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   BLOOMFIELD HILLS — In all reality, Nick Stration never gave much thought to his Bloomfield Hills girls track and field team claiming some championship hardware Friday night. “I never gave it any thought, really. I just placed the girls in the events where I though they [...]

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BOYS TRACK: Lake Orion repeats as regional champion

BOYS TRACK: Lake Orion repeats as regional champion

| May 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   BLOOMFIELD HILLS — Lake Orion sent quite a message to the rest of the track and field community: The Dragons are still one of the state’s best. State champions in 2012 and a third-place finisher in 2013, Lake Orion put on a display of talent, versatility [...]

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GIRLS TENNIS: Regional Scoreboard

GIRLS TENNIS: Regional Scoreboard

| May 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

  DIVISION 1 REGIONAL (May 16 at Rochester H.S.) TEAM SCORES — 1. Clarkston, 27; 2. Bloomfield Hills, 26; 3. West Bloomfield, 19; 4. Rochester Stoney Creek, 14; 5. Rochester Adams, 10; 6. Rochester, 7; 7. Lake Orion, 4; 8. Oxford, 2; 9. (tie) Waterford Kettering, 1; Waterford Mott, 1; Southfield-Lathrup, 1. CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHTS  SINGLES [...]

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BOYS GOLF: Rochester Adams wins first D-I Oakland County crown since ‘93

BOYS GOLF: Rochester Adams wins first D-I Oakland County crown since ‘93

| May 15, 2014 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter @LocalSportsFans   WATERFORD TWP. — While Dan Picot’s memory wasn’t up to par Wednesday, his technology skills sure came in handy. When asked the question when was the last time Rochester Adams won a county crown in boys golf, he just whisked up his cell phone and [...]

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BOYS GOLF: Oakland County Division II Tournament Results

BOYS GOLF: Oakland County Division II Tournament Results

| May 15, 2014 | Comments (0)

 Boys Golf   OAKLAND COUNTY DIVISION I TOURNAMENT (May 8 at Pontiac Municipal, par 70) TEAM SCORES — 1. Troy Athens, 297; 2. Holly, 298; 3. South Lyon East, 304; 4. Waterford Kettering, 312; 5. Auburn hills Avondale, 315; 6. Milford, 326; 7. Walled Lake Western, 333; 8. Royal Oak, 340; 9. Clawson, 353; 10. [...]

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PREP STATE RANKINGS — May 14

PREP STATE RANKINGS — May 14

| May 14, 2014 | Comments (0)

PREP STATE RANKINGS   Below are the spring sports state rankings. Members of the coaches associations in each sport can email their rankings to www.northoaklandsports.com senior editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com. Follow us on Twitter @LocalSportsFans.   Girls Tennis (By the coaches association) Division 1 — 1. Grosse Pointe South; 2. Clarkston; 3. Northville; 4. [...]

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BOYS GOLF: OAA Red Division Jamboree No. 5 Results

BOYS GOLF: OAA Red Division Jamboree No. 5 Results

| May 14, 2014 | Comments (0)

  Boys Golf   OAA RED DIVISION JAMBOREE NO. 5 (May 14 at Pontiac Country Club, par 72) TEAM SCORES — 1. Rochester Adams, 303; 2. Clarkston, 308; 3. Lake Orion, 316; 4. Rochester, 318; 5. Rochester Stoney Creek, 321; 6. Troy, 325. TOP INDIVIDUALS — 1. Brandon Barrows (Rochester Adams) 70; 2. (tie) Alex [...]

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BOYS TRACK: Lake Orion wins third straight OAA-Red title

BOYS TRACK: Lake Orion wins third straight OAA-Red title

| May 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

  Dragons edge Clarkston for eighth crown in 14 seasons   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Stan Ford was set to turn the big 60 on Friday. His veteran boys track and field team at Lake Orion delivered him a present Thursday night instead of a Gatorade shower. The [...]

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GIRLS TRACK: Rochester wins second league in four seasons

GIRLS TRACK: Rochester wins second league in four seasons

| May 12, 2014 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — Even in its state championship season of 2010, one thing eluded Rochester’s girls track and field team. That was a league championship. The Falcons have captured two league titles since the ’10 team, winning the OAA Red Division crown outright Thursday at [...]

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GIRLS TENNIS: Winner-take-all, Troy Athens prevails at OAA-White tourney for outright title

GIRLS TENNIS: Winner-take-all, Troy Athens prevails at OAA-White tourney for outright title

| May 12, 2014 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   FARMINGTON — The formula for Saturday’s OAA White Division girls tennis league tournament was simple: Winner takes all. Both Troy Athens and Rochester Stoney Creek entered the seven-school league tournament at Farmington High School with identical 5-0-1 dual match records and a share of the [...]

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ALL-NORTH OAKLAND AREA BOYS SWIMMING: These tankers left quite a wake

ALL-NORTH OAKLAND AREA BOYS SWIMMING: These tankers left quite a wake

| May 12, 2014 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   Here’s a statistic for you. Boys swimming and diving is one of the only sports where schools from the coverage area of www.northoaklandsports.com have never won a team state championship. What does that mean? Well, it certainly doesn’t mean that there isn’t any talent coming [...]

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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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TRACK: OAA Red Division League Meet Results

TRACK: OAA Red Division League Meet Results

| May 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

      Girls Track   OAA RED DIVISION LEAGUE MEET (May 8 at Rochester Adams) TEAM SCORES — 1. Rochester, 122; 2. Clarkston, 106; 3. Oxford, 81.5; 4. Rochester Adams, 72.5; 5. Lake Orion, 62; 6. Rochester Stoney Creek, 52. DUAL MEET STANDINGS — 1. Rochester (5-0-0); 2. Clarkston (4-1-0); 3. Lake Orion (3-2-0); [...]

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2014 ALL-NORTH OAKLAND AREA WRESTLING: Matmen pin down slots on postseason squad

2014 ALL-NORTH OAKLAND AREA WRESTLING: Matmen pin down slots on postseason squad

| May 7, 2014 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Over the past few decades, the sport of wrestling has ventured through a multitude of changes. It saw the sport go from four unbalanced classes to three classes, then back up to four classes and eventually into even divisions by the mid-1990s. We also saw the [...]

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GIRLS SOCCER: Duncan’s game-winner pushes Avondale past Royal Oak

GIRLS SOCCER: Duncan’s game-winner pushes Avondale past Royal Oak

| May 7, 2014 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   AUBURN HILLS — By the shear location of the soccer ball, Madison Duncan was given a gift Tuesday night. The All-State midfielder was awarded a free kick dead center of the goal from 20 yards out in the 71st minute. Like many talented players who [...]

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BOYS GOLF: Rochester prevails at prestigious NextTee Invitational

BOYS GOLF: Rochester prevails at prestigious NextTee Invitational

| May 6, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Perform well at the NextTee Invitational and it’s usually a good omen for the rest of the season. Rochester hopes that is the case this year. The Division 1 ninth-ranked Falcons soared to the team title at the Prestigious NextTee Invitational at Oakland [...]

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