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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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BOYS BASKETBALL: Experienced Athens uses offensive explosion to keep Lake Orion winless

BOYS BASKETBALL: Experienced Athens uses offensive explosion to keep Lake Orion winless

| January 31, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSposrtsFans TROY — The difference sometimes between an experience team and an inexperienced squad can often be found simply in the scorebook. That was true Friday night. Troy Athens, which plays several third- and fourth-year varsity players, showcased some offensive muscle and outplayed youthful Lake Orion in every […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: 2014 All-OAA Team

BOYS BASKETBALL: 2014 All-OAA Team

| April 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

  2014 ALL-OAKLAND ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION BOYS BASKETBALL  Below are the boys basketball all-league selections for all three Divisions of the OAA. ALL-OAA RED DIVISION CLARKSTON: Mike Nicholson, sr.; Nick Owens, sr.; Andrew Myers, jr.; ROCHESTER ADAMS: Akhemji Williams, sr.; Spencer Littleson, soph.; BLOOMFIELD HILLS: Yante Maten, sr.; Armand Cartwright, sr.; NORTH FARMINGTON: Jeron Rogers, jr.; […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy works double-overtime to topple Lake Orion; Everest Collegiate, Adams cruise to wins

BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy works double-overtime to topple Lake Orion; Everest Collegiate, Adams cruise to wins

| February 12, 2014 | Comments (0)

TROY — Some overtime was required Tuesday night in Troy. But the extra sessions proved to be worth it. The Colts kept pace in the OAA White Division boys basketball race with a 65-62, double overtime triumph over visiting Lake Orion to remain one game behind league-leader Troy Athens entering the final three weeks of […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL:  Lake Orion bounces back to topple Troy Athens

BOYS BASKETBALL: Lake Orion bounces back to topple Troy Athens

| February 4, 2014 | Comments (0)

TROY — Finally, Lake Orion’s offense clicked on all cylinders Friday night and it was enough to propel the Dragons to an upset. Lake Orion built a 35-18 lead at the half and held on for a 65-49 triumph over host Athens, handing the Red Hawks their first LAA White Divison loss of the season. […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston shuts off Lake Orion

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston shuts off Lake Orion

| January 21, 2014 | 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 FOR MORE BASKETBALL COVERAGE: http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=Basketball&x=13&y=12 BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   CLARKSTON — Having to play three games in a matter of five […]

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TUESDAY’S BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Holly, Oak Park, Lake Orion all post victories

TUESDAY’S BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Holly, Oak Park, Lake Orion all post victories

| January 15, 2014 | Comments (0)

HOLLY — Following its first loss of the season, Holly had an offensive explosion Tuesday night with a 92-65 Flint Metro League victory over Clio Tuesday night. Sophomore Kyle Woodruff hit a trio of three-pointers and scored 19 points to lead a balanced effort for the Bronchos (7-1, 7-0). Jake Daniels chipped in with 15 […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Lake Orion rallies past rival Oxford

BOYS BASKETBALL: Lake Orion rallies past rival Oxford

| December 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   FOR MORE BASKETBALL COVERAGE: http://northoaklandsports.com/?s=Basketball&x=13&y=12   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   LAKE ORION — Baby steps. They are a vital […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston passes first tourney test with win over Lake Orion

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston passes first tourney test with win over Lake Orion

| March 5, 2013 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   LAKE ORION — It was a year ago when Clarkston saw its string of 19 straight district titles in boys basketball come to an end.            Playing in one of the state’s top Class A districts this season, the Wolves are trying to make for last season’s […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Lake Orion takes pole position in OAA-Blue; Clarkston posts series sweep of Lathrup

BOYS BASKETBALL: Lake Orion takes pole position in OAA-Blue; Clarkston posts series sweep of Lathrup

| January 30, 2013 | Comments (1)

LAKE ORION — Alone at the top. Lake Orion took sole possession of first place of the OAA Blue Division boys basketball race Tuesday, upending visiting Farmington Harrison, 59-45. The Dragons built a 16-3 lead after one quarter of play and never looked back. By halftime, Lake Orion was in complete control with a 28-14 […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams steamrolls Lake Orion

BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams steamrolls Lake Orion

| January 10, 2013 | Comments (1)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Adams came out of the Christmas break with an impressive win, topping Lake Orion 60-46 in an OAA crossover boys basketball victory. Adams led 14-7 after the first quarter and withstood a 17-13 second quarter by the Dragons to lead 27-24 at the half. In the third quarter, Adams blew the […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston bounces back with win over Lake Orion

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston bounces back with win over Lake Orion

| January 6, 2013 | Comments (0)

LAKE ORION — A true test of a team’s mental toughness, character and responsiveness is to see how they react to a loss. A team can learn from its mistakes, improve, and keep making steps in the right direction. Or, a team can fall into a deadly tailspin. Clarkston’s boys basketball chose to take a […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL:  Lakes sink Hamtramck; Lake Orion edges Romeo

BOYS BASKETBALL: Lakes sink Hamtramck; Lake Orion edges Romeo

| December 21, 2012 | Comments (0)

WATERFORD — Garrett Ross continued his torrid pace this season, scoring 30 points Thursday to lead Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes to a 62-53 non-conference boys basketball victory. Nick robak added 12 points and Zach collier chipped in with 11 points for Lakes (2-2). Our Lady led 18-8 after the first quarter and 36-28 […]

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2012 ALL-NORTH OAKLAND AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Division I talents spark hardcourt elite

2012 ALL-NORTH OAKLAND AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Division I talents spark hardcourt elite

| June 26, 2012 | Comments (2)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   (EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to some technical difficulties, NOS is reposting some of its fall and winter sports All-Area teams from the 2011-12 school year.) During the 2011-12 boys basketball season, it was commonplace to see recognizable Division I and Division II coaches sitting up in the […]

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L’Anse Creuse North knocks down Lake Orion to reach Final Four

L’Anse Creuse North knocks down Lake Orion to reach Final Four

| March 22, 2012 | Comments (8)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   DETROIT — With neither team being ranked in the top 20 entering the postseason, Macomb L’Anse Creuse North boys basketball coach was asked Tuesday night if his Crusaders or Lake Orion were Cinderella stories. Don’t tell that to L’Anse Creuse North. The Crusaders have now extended […]

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87 years in the making: Lake Orion wins first regional title since 1925

87 years in the making: Lake Orion wins first regional title since 1925

| March 15, 2012 | Comments (8)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter:@LocalSportsFans   LAKE ORION — Just a few short weeks ago, Tom Risi wrote a brief challenge up on the board in the team meeting room for his players to see. Perhaps his players took the message to heart. Risi, Lake Orion’s first-year boys basketball coach, told his team […]

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Dragons mount big comeback to advance to Sweet 16

Dragons mount big comeback to advance to Sweet 16

| March 13, 2012 | Comments (7)

LAKE ORION — Behind an improbable comeback, Lake Orion kept its dream season Monday night  and at Bloomfield Hills Lahser’s expense. The host Dragons bounded back from an 18-0 deficit after the first quarter to stun Bloomfield Hills Lahser, 52-50, in a Class A boys basketball regional semifinal at Lake Orion. Lake Orion will place […]

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Breaking the hex: Lake Orion stuns Rochester for first district title in 28 years

Breaking the hex: Lake Orion stuns Rochester for first district title in 28 years

| March 10, 2012 | Comments (7)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — A long drought had to come to an end Friday night at Rochester Adams. Both Rochester and Lake Orion had not won a district since the mid-1980s, with Rochester’s last district coming in 1988 and Lake Orion’s 1984. Despite losing in the district […]

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