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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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BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek rallies past Rochester to reach district finals

BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek rallies past Rochester to reach district finals

| March 10, 2016 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — This one had trap game written all over it. Rochester Stoney Creek found itself in quite a predicament Wednesday night, but the Cougars found away to escape such a trap and post a 47-39, come-from-behind, victory over rival Rochester in a Class A boys […]






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BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams remains perfect in downing pesky Rochester

BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams remains perfect in downing pesky Rochester

| January 16, 2016 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — As part of its 8-0 start, Rochester Adams has found different ways to win ball games this winter. On Friday against arch-rival Rochester, the Highlanders went to its inside-outside game to tame the Falcons, 57-45, in the 10th annual Crosstown Showdown at Oakland University’s […]






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BOYS BASKETBALL: Oxford pulls away from Rochester

BOYS BASKETBALL: Oxford pulls away from Rochester

| March 10, 2015 | Comments (0)






  BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans CLARKSTON — As statistics go, most upsets in high school state tournaments take place during the district level. Oxford made sure it was not such a victim during the opening round of the Class A boys basketball state tournament Monday. The Wildcats, after a slow start, […]






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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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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: Detroit Southeastern ends Rochester’s magical run

BOYS BASKETBALL: Detroit Southeastern ends Rochester’s magical run

| March 19, 2013 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   DETROIT — Rochester’s deep run into the boys basketball state tournament has been aided by a stifling defense that has wreaked havoc on all of its postseason opponents. The Falcons finally met their match Tuesday in the Class A state quarterfinals at the University of Detroit-Mercy’s […]






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BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester throttles Lahser to win first regional crown since 1950

BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester throttles Lahser to win first regional crown since 1950

| March 13, 2013 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   WEST BLOOMFIELD — The last time that Rochester won a regional championship in boys basketball, even some of the grandparents of the current Falcons had not been born yet, or were, at the very least, small children themselves. Regardless, Rochester was quite impressive in ending its […]






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BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester advances to Sweet 16 for first time since 1988

BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester advances to Sweet 16 for first time since 1988

| March 11, 2013 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   WEST BLOOMFIELD — The last time Rochester made an appearance in the Sweet 16, it was a quarter century ago. The unranked Falcons are finally making a return trip to that stage this season. Rochester dominated on both ends of the floor Monday in its Class […]






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BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester wins first district crown since 1988

BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester wins first district crown since 1988

| March 8, 2013 | Comments (1)






BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   STERLING HEIGTHS — This time Rochester would not be denied. After going more than two decades without a district title in boys basketball, the Falcons ended a quarter century of futility by topping district host Sterling Heights Stevenson, 56-34, Friday in a Class A district final. […]






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BOYS BASKETBALL: Young returns, as Rochester slips past pesky Utica Ford

BOYS BASKETBALL: Young returns, as Rochester slips past pesky Utica Ford

| March 5, 2013 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   STERLING HEIGHTS — Mr. Basketball candidate James Young returned to Rochester’s lineup Monday night, the opening evening of the boys basketball state tournament. The Falcons needed every bit of his ailing body to get past upset-minded Utica Ford in a Class A district contest at Sterling […]






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BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams downs Rochester, wins first league title since 1993

BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams downs Rochester, wins first league title since 1993

| February 27, 2013 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — The last time Rochester Adams won a league championship in boys basketball, Bill Clinton was less than two months into his presidency and Whitney Houston’s I Will Always Love You was the No.1 song on Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart. The year was […]






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FRIDAY’S BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams downs Avondale to remain perfect; Stoney Creel edges Royal Oak; Lutheran Northwest, Rochester record wins

FRIDAY’S BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams downs Avondale to remain perfect; Stoney Creel edges Royal Oak; Lutheran Northwest, Rochester record wins

| February 16, 2013 | Comments (0)






ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Adams perfect season remained intact Friday night with another road victory. The underrated Highlanders moved to 16-0 with a 73-59 OAA White Division triumph over host Auburn Hills Avondale. Adams (16-0, 7-0) never trailed, opening up with an 18-6 run and never looking back. The Highlanders led 36-26 at the half […]






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BOYS BASKETBALL:  Rochester’s Young earns McDonald’s All-America honor

BOYS BASKETBALL: Rochester’s Young earns McDonald’s All-America honor

| February 16, 2013 | Comments (0)






ROCHESTER HILLS — As one of highest-ranked prep basketball players to hail from Michigan in the past quarter century, James Young has garnered plenty of attention. The 6-foot-7 senior guard from Rochester High earned yet another high honor on Friday. Young was selected to participate in the annual McDonald’s All-American Game, which will be played […]






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ON THE RISE ... Mr. Basketball candidate James Young takes attention in stride

ON THE RISE … Mr. Basketball candidate James Young takes attention in stride

| January 22, 2013 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — James Young heard that there would be some major changes, a fresh start, in his life this past summer. Already a focal point in the college basketball recruiting scene as a top-10 recruit, Young was told by his mother, Tiplance Vernon, that she […]






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BOYS BASKETBALL: Unbeaten Adams holds off Rochester

BOYS BASKETBALL: Unbeaten Adams holds off Rochester

| January 11, 2013 | Comments (0)






BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   ROCHESTER HILLS — There’s a special chemistry that can help take a quality team and move it into a higher level. Rochester Adams is proving that on the basketball court this season. The unbeaten Highlanders showcased another sterling defensive effort Friday night, shutting down one of […]






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BOYS BASKETBALL: Falcons pull away from Stoney Creek

BOYS BASKETBALL: Falcons pull away from Stoney Creek

| January 2, 2013 | Comments (0)






ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester used a 17-6 fourth quarter Thursday to upend Rochester Stoney Creek in the semifinals of the Rochester Holiday Classic boys basketball tournament. The Falcons led 10-7 after the first quarter and Stoney Creek used z 10-9 edge in the second frame to close the gap down to 19-17 at the half. […]






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BOYS BASKETBALL: Young’s double-double powers Rochester past Renaissance

BOYS BASKETBALL: Young’s double-double powers Rochester past Renaissance

| December 26, 2012 | Comments (0)






BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net     BEVERLY HILLS — Detroit Renaissance tried to play physical with Rochester senior James Young. It’s nothing he’s not used to. “If my jump shot’s not falling, I’ve still got attack the basket,” Young said, “and get as many free throws as I can. I just had to […]






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