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FOOTBALL: Brandon stays alive with 28-21 victory over rival Holly

FOOTBALL: Brandon stays alive with 28-21 victory over rival Holly

| October 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: DanStickradt ORTONVILLE — A week after a humbling defeat by Linden, Ortonville Brandon tested it mettle and found the resolve needed to bounce back. The Blackhawks grinded out a 28-21 Flint Metro League victory Friday over rival Holly, keeping their postseason hopes alive. Brandon moved […]

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FOOTBALL: Fenton maintains Grange Hall ‘grudge' on rival Holly

FOOTBALL: Fenton maintains Grange Hall ‘grudge’ on rival Holly

| September 29, 2017 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans Instagram: stickradtdan Snapchat: DanStickradt HOLLY — As the Flint Metro League celebrates its 50th school year of existence, arch-rivals Fenton and Holly, the only two schools to compete in the league the whole half century, celebrated another meeting on the grid-iron Friday night. And like in most recent […]

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FOOTBALL: Fenton runs by rival Holly to motor into FML driver’s seat

FOOTBALL: Fenton runs by rival Holly to motor into FML driver’s seat

| October 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans FENTON — Not a drizzle, not a steady rain and certainly not Holly’s defense could stop Fenton’s high-powered offensive machine Friday night. Perhaps not even a Canadian National freight train on the nearby railroad tracks could have stopped the Tigers, either. The result was Fenton’s 54-35 Flint […]

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FOOTBALL: Fenton keeps its grudge on Holly

FOOTBALL: Fenton keeps its grudge on Holly

| October 9, 2015 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.comt. Twitter: @LocalSportsFans HOLLY — Fenton listed a long list of realistic goals in the preseason. The Tigers attained a pair of them Friday night. Fenton shut down Holly inside its 30 yard line on three occasions, including once at the end of the first half when up by […]

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FOOTBALL: Zorn passes for 380 yards in Holly’s 43-13 win over Kearsley

FOOTBALL: Zorn passes for 380 yards in Holly’s 43-13 win over Kearsley

| October 1, 2013 | Comments (0)

FLINT — Holly won for the third time in five starts and dominated winless Flint Kearsley in all phases Friday night in a 43-13 Flint Metro League triumph. Jake Horn finished 24-for- 34 passing for a career-high 380 yards and three touchdown passes for Holly (3-2, 3-2). Adam Tooley had five catches for 88 yards […]

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FOOTBALL: Fenton’s defense stymies Holly

FOOTBALL: Fenton’s defense stymies Holly

| September 14, 2013 | Comments (0)

  NOTE: Have photos or video of this event you would like to share with digital daily www.northoaklandsports.com?Email pertinent information to results@northoaklandsports.com or to Senior Editor Dan Stickradt at Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   HOLLY — Friday marked the first time all season that all of Fenton’s front seven […]

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FOOTBALL: Who is going to win the Flint Metro League?

FOOTBALL: Who is going to win the Flint Metro League?

| September 2, 2013 | Comments (0)

Who is going to win the Flint Metro League?: Clio, Fenton, Flint Kearsley, Holly, Lapeer East, Lapeer West, Linden, Ortonville Brandon, Swartz Creek  

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FOOTBALL: Holly holds off rival Brandon

FOOTBALL: Holly holds off rival Brandon

| October 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

HOLLY— It may take a miracle, but Holly still has an outside chance of making the postseason. The Bronchos pulled even at 4-4 with a 35-27 victory over visiting Ortonville Brandon Friday night in Flint Metro League football play. Holly must defeat Lapeer East in Week 9 to go 5-4 and hope for an at-large […]

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FOOTBALL: Lapeer West stymies Holly in overtime

FOOTBALL: Lapeer West stymies Holly in overtime

| September 29, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   LAPEER — Christopher Melton didn’t need several touches on the football Friday night. In fact, the Lapeer West senior only had four carries against Holly. None was bigger than the last play of the game. Melton scored on a two-year run up the middle to give […]

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FOOTBALL: Undersized Holly putting together win streak

FOOTBALL: Undersized Holly putting together win streak

| September 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   HOLLY — The past two years, Holly had its back against the wall in terms of either making the playoffs or winning the Flint Metro League title. The Bronchos more than stepped up to the plate on both occasions. Holly captured its second straight win Friday, […]

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PREP FOOTBALL 2012 — CONFERENCE BREAKDOWNS

PREP FOOTBALL 2012 — CONFERENCE BREAKDOWNS

| August 20, 2012 | Comments (0)

PREP FOOTBALL 2012 — CONFERENCE BREAKDOWNS The staff at www.northoaklandsports.com and The Real Deal sports and coupons magazine break down the local prep football conferences. OAA RED DIVISION — 1. Clarkston; 2. Lake Orion; 3. Troy; 4. Rochester; 5. Troy Athens; 6. Rochester Stoney Creek; 7. West Bloomfield; 8. Pontiac. OAA BLUE DIVISION — 1. […]

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DAILY POLL: Who will win the Flint Metro League football race this season?

DAILY POLL: Who will win the Flint Metro League football race this season?

| August 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

  Last season Holly ended a 59-year drought of not winning a league title by sharing the Flint Metro League title with Lapeer East. Who will emerge from the heap in 2012?      

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The drought has ended: Holly stymies Brandon to earn first league championship since 1952

The drought has ended: Holly stymies Brandon to earn first league championship since 1952

| October 22, 2011 | Comments (3)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com HOLLY — The last time that Holly won a conference championship in football, Dwight D. Eisenhower was President of the United State and rock era hadn’t even begun on the airways. Davey Crockett hats were more common than cell phones today and television — if you were lucky enough […]

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Holly rolls by Lapeer West for fifth straight win

Holly rolls by Lapeer West for fifth straight win

| October 8, 2011 | Comments (0)

HOLLY— Back-to-back losses to Lapeer East and Swartz Creek may haunt Holly in the final Flint Metro League standings. But since that 0-2 start, the Bronchos have been downright scary. Holly captured its fifth straight win Friday, all league games, to move into a first place tie in the nine-school FML with Ortonville Brandon. Holly […]

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FML FOOTBALL: Holly rolls over winless Clio; Brandon upsets Fenton

FML FOOTBALL: Holly rolls over winless Clio; Brandon upsets Fenton

| September 24, 2011 | Comments (3)

HOLLY— After dropping its first two games of the season, Holly continued to move towards the top half of the Flint Metro League and a potential playoff berth with its third straight win Friday. This time the Bronchos rolled to a 42-6 triumph over winless Clio. Austin Hopkin had 156 receiving yards on five catches […]

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Lapeer West blanks Brandon, 27-0

Lapeer West blanks Brandon, 27-0

| September 10, 2011 | Comments (1)

ORTONVILLE — Lapeer West scored in all four quarters Friday and handed host Ortonville Brandon its first loss of the season, 27-0, in flint Metro League play. The Panthers scored seven in the first quarter and 10 in the second frame for a 17-0 halftime advantage. Lapeer West tacked on seven more in the third […]

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HOLLY PREVIEW: Bronchos aiming for first league crown since 1952

HOLLY PREVIEW: Bronchos aiming for first league crown since 1952

| August 24, 2011 | Comments (3)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com HOLLY — For decades Holly bolstered a football program that every team in the Flint Metro League looked forward to on its schedule. The Bronchos were a doormat program, a team that was considered an easy win, a pushover, a laughing stock. Over the past 60 years Holly has […]

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ORTONVILLE BRANDON PREVIEW: Lessons learned could help Blackhawks reach postseason field

ORTONVILLE BRANDON PREVIEW: Lessons learned could help Blackhawks reach postseason field

| August 24, 2011 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ORTONVILLE — Having something whisked away when it’s within reach can leave a bitter taste in the mouth of any football player or coach. That collectively best describes Ortonville Brandon’s football season last year. The Blackhawks, who had only two winning seasons in the previous decade and have not […]

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