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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston finally reaches the summit with first Class A state championship

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston finally reaches the summit with first Class A state championship

| March 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

STATE FINALS GALLERY: http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery/Clarkston-vs-Grand-Rapids-Christian-Boys-Varsity-Basketball-3-25-17/G0000sQ6c80f4UYU/C0000LbVKTbRz2gM STATE SEMIFINALS GALLERY: http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery/Clarkston-vs-West-Bloomfield-Boys-Varsity-Basketball-3-24-17/G0000toH6rMcglaY/C0000LbVKTbRz2gM WINTER SPORTS GALLERIES:  http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/WINTER-SPORTS-GALLERIES-2016-17/C0000VK4BjS7Vi3M BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans EAST LANSING — From now on, March 25 will have a new meaning in and around the community of Clarkston. That would be the day the Clarkston finally earned its long-anticipated place in the spotlight […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston stomps West Bloomfield to advance to first Class A state finals

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston stomps West Bloomfield to advance to first Class A state finals

| March 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

STATE FINALS GALLERY: http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery/Clarkston-vs-Grand-Rapids-Christian-Boys-Varsity-Basketball-3-25-17/G0000sQ6c80f4UYU/C0000LbVKTbRz2gM STATE SEMIFINALS GALLERY: http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery/Clarkston-vs-West-Bloomfield-Boys-Varsity-Basketball-3-24-17/G0000toH6rMcglaY/C0000LbVKTbRz2gM WINTER SPORTS GALLERIES:  http://lmckeephotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/WINTER-SPORTS-GALLERIES-2016-17/C0000VK4BjS7Vi3M BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans EAST LANSING — It took some 100 years of boys basketball, but Clarkston will finally play for a state title. The third-ranked Wolves blitzed OAA Red Division league rival West Bloomfield for the third time this […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston trounces Saginaw to reach Class A Final Four

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston trounces Saginaw to reach Class A Final Four

| March 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans DAVISON — Clarkston proved once again that the best offense is a great defense. The Wolves simply suffocated Saginaw Tuesday night in the Class A state quarterfinals at Davison High School, which led to plenty of quick offense. Clarkston forced 15 turnovers and limited the Trojans to […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy shuts down DeLaSalle to claim first regional crown since 1989

BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy shuts down DeLaSalle to claim first regional crown since 1989

| March 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFan Facebook: North Oakland Sports Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: dan.stickradt TROY — Gary Fralick opted to become a gambling man Wednesday night. The veteran Troy boys basketball coach struck some gold in the process. Troy packed into a tight zone and forced Warren DeLaSalle to chuck it from the […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek dispatches Linden to reach Sweet 16 for first time

BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek dispatches Linden to reach Sweet 16 for first time

| March 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: dan.stickradt GRAND BLANC — Fresh off its first-ever district title, Rochester Stoney Creek vowed to stick around in the Class A boys basketball state tournament just a little longer. The Cougars advanced to the Sweet 16 for the first time in their 15-year history with […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Michigan Lutheran Seminary downs Our Lady of the Lakes to reach semifinals for first time

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Michigan Lutheran Seminary downs Our Lady of the Lakes to reach semifinals for first time

| March 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan BURTON — There is always a first for everything. For Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary, the first trip to the Class D Final Four is now a reality. The unranked Cardinals, playing a schedule against mostly Class B and Class C schools, dispatched fifth-ranked Waterford Our […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy pulls away from Lake Shore to reach regional finals for first time since 2004

BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy pulls away from Lake Shore to reach regional finals for first time since 2004

| March 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan TROY — Troy took the right night to become hot from three-point range. The Colts connected on 8-of-19 three-pointers Monday and cruised past St. Clair Shores Lake Shore, 65-42, in the Class A regional semifinals at Troy Athens. Troy advanced to Wednesday’s regional finals for the […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek stymies Rochester for first district crown

BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek stymies Rochester for first district crown

| March 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Facebook: North Oakland Sports ROCHESTER HILLS — It took 15 years, but Rochester Stoney Creek can finally call itself a district champion in boys basketball. The Cougars put on a defensive clinic Friday in beating Rochester for the third time this season, this time topping […]

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COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College delivers some home cooking on Great Lakes College in Garth Pleasant Arena debut

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Rochester College delivers some home cooking on Great Lakes College in Garth Pleasant Arena debut

| February 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Fifty-five years in the making, but only a couple of hours for the first home victory. Nationally-ranked Rochester College rolled past visiting Great Lakes Christian College Saturday afternoon in the inaugural men’s basketball game at the Rochester College Garth Pleasant Arena — sending off the […]

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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Adams rolls Rochester for seventh straight time in Crosstown Showdown

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Adams rolls Rochester for seventh straight time in Crosstown Showdown

| February 4, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Adams surely has Rochester’s number when it comes to girl s basketball — especially in games played at  Oakland University. The Highlanders defeated Rochester for the seventh straight time in Rochester Crosstown Showdown Friday at Oakland University’s Orena, racing out to an 11-0 run […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester Hills Christian blitzes Auburn Hills Christian to claim 74-56 victory

BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester Hills Christian blitzes Auburn Hills Christian to claim 74-56 victory

| January 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Earlier this season, a parent walked up to Rochester Hills Christian boys basketball coach Jon Bronsing and said his team was like a swarm of bees. It is a fitting analogy. Rochester Hills Christian won for the second consecutive night, using its trademark — swarming […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Oxford off to 5-0 start for first time in decades

BOYS BASKETBALL: Oxford off to 5-0 start for first time in decades

| January 10, 2017 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans OXFORD – Every time someone mentions Oxford’s impressive record to start the campaign to coach Steve Laidlaw, he has but to wonder. “It’s been a long, long time,” said Laidlaw, who returned this season to Oxford’s sideline after a seven-year hiatus. “We think it’s been since the […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek staves off Rochester Adams

BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek staves off Rochester Adams

| January 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Playing in three games already this season where the final score was three points or less proved to pay dividends Friday night for Rochester Stoney Creek. The Cougars staved off rival Rochester Adams, 46-43, in an OAA crossover contest to snap a two-game skid. […]

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COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL: Nevada rallies past Oakland in Great Alaska Shootout

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Nevada rallies past Oakland in Great Alaska Shootout

| November 25, 2016 | Comments (0)

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Sherron Dorsey-Walker reached career-highs with 23 points and nine assists, while Isaiah Brock recorded a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds to lead Oakland (4-1) in an 82-78 defeat to Nevada (4-1) on Wednesday at the Great Alaska Shootout in Alaska Airlines Center.   The Golden Grizzlies led by 16 points at the half, but were […]

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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: Dakota holds off Rochester Adams for first regional crown

BOYS BASKETBALL: Dakota holds off Rochester Adams for first regional crown

| March 17, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans MACOMB TWP. — A couple of years ago, Jermaine Jackson Jr. and his teammates made a vow to each other to create a legacy for Macomb Dakota basketball. It appears that their collective goal is becoming a reality at Dakota. The Associated Press second-ranked Cougars kept their […]

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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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