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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: 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 steals one away from Troy

BOYS BASKETBALL: Stoney Creek steals one away from Troy

| December 15, 2015 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT CORRESPONDENT dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — Perhaps Rochester Stoney Creek really did become the Grinch of this Christmas season on Tuesday night. The Cougars clawed back from a 14-point, third-quarter deficit to sink Troy in overtime, 62-59, in an OAA crossover contest. “I think we did steal one,” smiled Stoney Creek […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Athens pulls away from Troy to claim second straight district

BOYS BASKETBALL: Athens pulls away from Troy to claim second straight district

| March 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR Dan.Stickradt@northoaklandsports.com Twitter: @LocalSportsFans   PONTIAC — Even in a year when Troy Athens shared a conference crown, the Red Hawks didn’t fully live up to expectations. Those finally surfaced during the past week. Athens captured its second straight district crown — the first time that has happened since winning district […]

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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:  Troy routs Bishop Foley; WOLL edges Cranbrook

BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy routs Bishop Foley; WOLL edges Cranbrook

| January 21, 2014 | Comments (0)

TROY — Troy took the lead after the first quarter Monday and never lifted the foot off the pedal in a 60-36 thrashing of Madison Heights Bishop Foley. The Colts led 13-8 after eight minutes of play and 25-16 advantage at the half. Troy (6-3) continued to pull away from the Ventures (2-6) in the […]

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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: Troy squanders late lead, Pontiac steals overtime win

BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy squanders late lead, Pontiac steals overtime win

| March 3, 2013 | Comments (0)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net     TROY — Back and forth the ball went: on the floor, back toward the hoop, back toward the floor. Soon, Pontiac finally scored an offensive rebound. And soon, the Phoenix had upset Troy. Troy led by eight with 2:53 left in the game but couldn’t seal the […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy’s stingy defense stops Utica Ford, losing streak

BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy’s stingy defense stops Utica Ford, losing streak

| February 24, 2013 | Comments (0)

TROY — Danny Wunderlich has been at a size disadvantage all season. The 6-foot-2 junior forward Danny Wunderlich had battled North Farmington’s 6-6 Jeron Rogers and Clarkston’s 6-8 Mike Nicholson. It was about time he found an opponent his own size. “He was a happy camper tonight,” Troy coach Gary Fralick said. Wunderlich’s near double-double […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston exacts major payback on Troy

BOYS BASKETBALL: Clarkston exacts major payback on Troy

| February 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net   CLARKSTON — Troy coach Gary Fralick’s postgame message to his team was short and simple: My fault, sorry for not preparing you better. Move on. After all, only two weeks remain until the district tournament, and the Colts don’t want memories of a 41-point loss hanging around. Clarkston […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: North Farmington pulls away from Troy in second half

BOYS BASKETBALL: North Farmington pulls away from Troy in second half

| February 16, 2013 | Comments (0)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net     FARMINGTON HILLS — Gary Fralick didn’t have any answers. The veteran Troy boys basketball coach saw his team go into the locker room down only one at North Farmington Friday night, but ended up with a 68-42 OAA Red Division loss that pushed them to 6-10 overall […]

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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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MONDAY’S BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy shows signs of life in win over Avondale

MONDAY’S BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy shows signs of life in win over Avondale

| February 3, 2013 | Comments (0)

TROY — Playing in one of the state’s toughest leagues, Troy has seen i9ts fair share of ups and downs this season. Out of the league, the Colts have enjoyed more success. Troy took down OAA White Division member Auburn Hills Avondale Monday night at home, posting a 66-56 victory Troy took a 12-9 lead […]

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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: Fitzgerald’s free throws put away Troy

BOYS BASKETBALL: Fitzgerald’s free throws put away Troy

| January 20, 2013 | Comments (0)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net   WARREN — Troy didn’t have a choice but to foul. But Warren Fitzgerald just kept making free throws. Fitzgerald shot 14-for-17 from the line in the second half to ice a 61-58 win over Troy at the third annual Freedom Classic game Saturday. Both teams played Friday night […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy goes cold in 57-36 loss to North Farmington

BOYS BASKETBALL: Troy goes cold in 57-36 loss to North Farmington

| January 19, 2013 | Comments (0)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net     TROY — Troy’s boys basketball team knew it was in for a dogfight every night in the OAA Red Division this season. And a dogfight it got against North Farmington Friday night. North Farmington rolled into Troy and beat the Colts, 57-36, using a hot-shooting perimeter offense […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams pulls away from Troy; Oak Park dusts Avondale

BOYS BASKETBALL: Adams pulls away from Troy; Oak Park dusts Avondale

| January 16, 2013 | Comments (0)

Twitter @LocalSportsFans ROCHESTER HILLS — This game had trap game written all over it. Coming off an emotionally-filled victory over Rochester, Rochester Adams used a 23-7 run in the third quarter to pull away from Troy and post a 70-53 OAA crossover victory, keeping its perfect season alive despite lackluster first-half performance. “This was a […]

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BOYS BASKETBALL: Unbeaten Southfield pulls out late win over Troy

BOYS BASKETBALL: Unbeaten Southfield pulls out late win over Troy

| January 15, 2013 | Comments (0)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net   TROY — Troy boys basketball team’s OAA Red Cinderella story is over — for now. Unbeaten Southfield made sure of that. The Bluejays handed the Colts their second straight loss and first in league play with a 62-52 OAA-Red victory Friday night. This one came down to free-throw […]

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