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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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WRESTLING: 2014 Division 1 All-State

WRESTLING: 2014 Division 1 All-State

| April 17, 2014 | Comments (0)

MHSAA DIVISION 1 INDIVIDUAL WRESTLING STATE FINALS (Feb. 27-March 1, Palace of Auburn Hills) 112 POUNDS — 1. Max Johnson (Davison) p. Alex Hrisopoulos (Oxford) 1:54; 3. Benny Gomez (Holt) d. Jared Bennett (Rockford) 8-3; 5. Brendan Hazelton (Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse) d. Michael Volyanyuk (Farmington Harrison) 8-4; 7. Rivera Garcia (Southgate Anderson) d. Harris [...]

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WRESTLING:  Oxford gracefully accepts defeat from top-ranked Davison in state semifinals

WRESTLING: Oxford gracefully accepts defeat from top-ranked Davison in state semifinals

| February 22, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   BATTLE CREEK — There’s no shame in falling to a superior opponent. Oxford felt the pain in defeat to Davison Saturday morning, but departed the Division 1 team state tournament in the semifinals round with no embarrassment. Davison, ranked xxth in the nation, pounded Oxford 47-16 [...]

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WRESTLING: Oxford rallies past Grandville to reach Final Four for seventh time

WRESTLING: Oxford rallies past Grandville to reach Final Four for seventh time

| February 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans BATTLE CREEK — Ben Line has learned a lot over the years from his older siblings. With former Oxford standouts Zach Line and Prescott Line teaching little brother Ben the ropes, the current senior used the advice  andcarved out his own highlight Friday afternoon at Battle [...]

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WRESTLING: Division 1 Oxford Individual Regional Results

WRESTLING: Division 1 Oxford Individual Regional Results

| February 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

DIVISION 1 INDIVIDUAL REGIONAL (Feb. 15 at Oxford) TOP FOUR PLACERS — STATE QUALIFIERS 135 POUNDS — 1. Matthew Miller (Davison) maj. dec. Thomas Keyes (Troy Athens) 12-1; 3. Cody Graham (Midland Dow) d. Michael Wells (Utica Ford II) 8-6. 140 — 1. Justin Oliver (Davison) d. Tevin Machart (Sterling Heights Ford) 4-2; 3. Connor [...]

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WRESTLING: Oxford exacts demons in winning eighth regional crown

WRESTLING: Oxford exacts demons in winning eighth regional crown

| February 13, 2014 | Comments (0)

Rochester, Clarkston no match for ninth-ranked Wildcats   BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — Something was amiss with Oxford’s wrestling team last season. True, the Wildcats were a very competitive bunch, just as they have been for the past 15-plus years. But Oxford never got a chance to visit [...]

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WRESTLING: Division 1 Rochester Individual District Results

WRESTLING: Division 1 Rochester Individual District Results

| February 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

DIVISION 1 INDIVIDUAL DISTRICT (Feb. 7 at Rochester H.S.)  160 POUNDS — 1. Andrew Price (Rochester Stoney Creek) d. Aaron Wells (Utica Ford) inj. Default; 3. Noah Kinnie (Oxford) p. Devon Fulcher (Lake Orion) 1:36. 171 POUNDS — 1. Wesley Maskill (Oxford) d. Shane Shadaia (Rochester) 3-0; 3. Sam Mason (Utica) d. Zeb Thorne (Oxford) [...]

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WRESTLING: Oxford wins eighth straight league title

WRESTLING: Oxford wins eighth straight league title

| February 1, 2014 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   OXFORD — Wesley Maskill’s extra effort Friday night exemplifies what best describes Oxford wrestling. The senior worked some overtime at 171 to topple Rochester’s Shane Shadaia in a heated battle, 7-5, at the OAA Red Division championships. The extra effort is what has separated Maskill and [...]

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WRESTLING: OAA Red Division Championships Results

WRESTLING: OAA Red Division Championships Results

| February 1, 2014 | Comments (0)

Wrestling   OAA RED DIVISION CHAMPIPONSHIPS (Jan. 31 at Oxford H.S.) TEAM SCORES — 1. Oxford, 212; 2. Clarkston, 178; 3. Rochester, 133; 4. Rochester Adams, 109; 5. Rochester Stoney Creek, 108.5; 6. Farmington, 88.5; 7. Farmington Harrison, 56; 8. Lake Orion, 50.5. DUAL MATCH STANDINGS — 1. Oxford (7-0); 2. Clarkston (6-1); 3. Rochester [...]

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WRESTLING: Rochester stuns Oxford for district crown

WRESTLING: Rochester stuns Oxford for district crown

| February 6, 2013 | Comments (1)

DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans LAKE ORION — During the regular season, Rochester wrestling coach Frank Lafferty was just waiting for his entire starting lineup to be healthy on the same night. That finally happened Wednesday night — on the big stage. Seventh-ranked Rochester posted one of the biggest wins in the history [...]

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WRESTLING: MHSAA Team District Pairings

WRESTLING: MHSAA Team District Pairings

| February 5, 2013 | Comments (0)

  MHSAA WRESTLING TEAM DISTRICTS PAIRINGS Below are the 2013 MHSAA Wrestling Team Districts pairings for schools located in the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area. Call host school for more details. DIVISION 1 NO. 116 AT WATERFORD KETTERING (Feb. 6) Match 1 — Clarkston vs. Waterford Mott, 6 p.m.; Match 2 — Pontiac vs. Waterford Kettering, 6 [...]

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WRESTLING: No. 3 Oxford sticks fifth-ranked Rochester

WRESTLING: No. 3 Oxford sticks fifth-ranked Rochester

| January 10, 2013 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — Wesley Maskill picked up a steal Wednesday evening. The Oxford junior stunned state-ranked Aaron Morgan of Rochester in a 160-pound match, which helped provide some pivotal points in third-ranked Oxford’s 43-29 OAA Red Division wrestling victory over host and fifth-ranked Rochester. In a [...]

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Palace Crowning: Grajdzik, Line, Scott, Gonzales all claim wrestling titles to gain royalty

Palace Crowning: Grajdzik, Line, Scott, Gonzales all claim wrestling titles to gain royalty

| March 4, 2012 | Comments (0)

DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com   AUBURN HILLS — Standing on center stage, Nick Gajdzik accomplished something Saturday night that no one else in his school’s 10-year history had done before. The Rochester Stoney Creek senior claimed an individual state championship in wrestling. Gajdzik took down Logan Rimmer of Temperance Bedford, 2-1, in the final [...]

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Sweet Revenge: Catholic Central topples Oxford to reclaim D-1 state title

Sweet Revenge: Catholic Central topples Oxford to reclaim D-1 state title

| February 29, 2012 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com BATTLE CREEK — Mitch Hancock claims he was the first one to duck out of Kellogg Arena following last year’s Division 1 state final wrestling match. This year, he departed in a different fashion. Hancock guided his Novi Detroit Catholic Central team to a No. 1 ranking all season [...]

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MHSAA TEAM WRESTLING STATE FINALS BOX SCORES

MHSAA TEAM WRESTLING STATE FINALS BOX SCORES

| February 25, 2012 | Comments (1)

DIVISION 1 STATE FINALS NOVI DETROIT CATHOLIC CENTRAL 47, OXFORD 9 (At Kellogg Arena, Battle Creek) 130: Malik Amine (NDCC) d. Mike Willits 3-0; 135: Andrew Thompson (NDCC) 8-4; 140: Rocco Borg (O) d. Riley Hanson 2-1; 145: Logan Marcicki (NDCC) maj. dec. Wesley Maskill 9-0; 152: Alec Mooridian (NDCC) p. Zeb Throne 2:32; 160: [...]

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Then there were two: Oxford hammers previously unbeaten Brighton, earns date with No. 1 CC in state finals

Then there were two: Oxford hammers previously unbeaten Brighton, earns date with No. 1 CC in state finals

| February 25, 2012 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com BATTLE CREEK — Oxford’s Matt Anger missed virtually the whole wrestling season. In fact, a severe knee injury in Week 3 of the prep football season has caused the Oxford senior most of his senior year of athletics. Anger, however, returned to the Wildcats’ wrestling lineup recently and has [...]

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WRESTLING: MHSAA DIVISION 1 STATE SEMIFINALS BOX SCORES

WRESTLING: MHSAA DIVISION 1 STATE SEMIFINALS BOX SCORES

| February 25, 2012 | Comments (1)

DIVISION 1 STATE SEMIFINALS   OXFORD  52, BRIGHTON 13 (At Kellogg Arena, Battle Creek) 125: Kyle Hill (O) maj. dec. Jackson Pizzo 11-2; 130: CJ Brish (B) d. Mike Wilits 5-3 (plus penalty point); 135: Noah Cantera (O) d. Evan Hoshaw disqualification; 140: Rocco Borg (O) maj. dec. Ryan Foley 15-3; 145: Wes Maskill (O) [...]

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Flair for the dramatic: Oxford rallies past Davison for fifth straight Final Four appearance

Flair for the dramatic: Oxford rallies past Davison for fifth straight Final Four appearance

| February 24, 2012 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com   BATTLE CREEK — When it comes to the postseason, Oxford’s wrestling program sure has a flair for the dramatic. The Wildcats, the defending state champions in Division 1, have made a living off a late-night rallies, and did so again on the big stage Friday night. Oxford, which [...]

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