Rochester High School Girls Golf Shoots State Record

From  Troy Athens, Rochester Stoney Creek also advance For a program that has finished in the top 10 at the Division 1 state finals 15 times in 20 years, Rochester’s girls golf team outdid even itself Wednesday on the links of Twin Lakes Golf Course. The Division 1 top-ranked Falcons put together a play-five, count-four team score of 289 to blow away the 12-team regional field. Not only did they win the event by 71 strokes over the nearest competitor, but … [Read more...]

BOYS SOCCER: Plymouth Canton edges Rochester Adams for D-1 state title Twitter: @LocalSportsFans BRIGHTON — Jason Ren wasn’t called upon to provide much offense for Plymouth Canton this season. In fact, the junior midfielder only found the back of the net only twice in 26 games entering Saturday. His third tally of the season was by far the biggest of his career. On a team that scored more than 90 total goals with multiple offensive weapons hailing from a deep well off goal scorers, Ren knocked home the eventual … [Read more...]

Clarkston pulls away late from Adams

Although Clarkston reached the Class A regional finals last season, the Wolves didn’t start the campaign with a long win streak. In fact, Clarkston was only 2-4 by mid-December a year ago. The Wolves, who returned eight of their top 10 players from last season, have raced out to a 4-0 start this season, topping host Rochester Adams, 41-27, in an OAA crossover girls basketball game Thursday. “Last year we started kind of slow but then we went on a nice run (of wins),” recalled Clarkston … [Read more...]

Boys Track and Field Postseason Highlights in Rochester and Auburn Hills

400 METERS: TREVON SALTER, Auburn Hills Avondale: Few athletes had the type of senior season like Salter, who is headed to Division II Saginaw Valley State next season for track and field. He recently competed at the Midwest Meet of Champions, where he placed third in the long jump (23-5 ¾), sixth in the 200 (22.4 FAT) and second as part of Team Michigan’s 400 relay (41.58). Competing for Avondale, he was the Division 2 state champion in the 400 (48.7) and placed second at both the county and … [Read more...]

Rochester hands Stoney Creek first league loss

ROCHESTER HILLS — In the preseason, Rochester was supposed to be one of the better baseball teams in Oakland County this spring. Yet Falcons coach Eric Magiera has not always seen evidence of that on the ball diamond this season. Rochester is starting to show signs of coming to life as of late. The Falcons did enough to post its first shutout of the season Tuesday, handing rival Rochester Stoney Creek its first OAA Red Division loss of the season, 4-0. The win gave Rochester its third straight … [Read more...]

Oakland University Basketball Wins Championship

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A brutally-tough non-league schedule has paid off for Oakland University. The Golden Grizzlies, who have played the likes of Tennessee, Ohio State, Michigan State, Illinois, Purdue, Michigan and West Virginia this season, overcame a second-half run by Oral Roberts, then piled on a large run of its own in the second half to win the Summit League men’s basketball championship for the second year in a row with a 90-76 victory at Sioux Falls Arena. CUTTING THEM DOWN: Oakland … [Read more...]

Adams Matmen Top Lake Orion to End 10-year District Drought

LAKE ORION — The last time Rochester Adams won a district title in wrestling, Mike Holtz was a freshman in college.  The current Highlanders head coach was part of some of Adams’ all-star teams in the late 90s and graduated from Adams in 2000. The Highlanders won a district championship in 2001, the last year for Hall of Fame coach Pat Milkovich at the school The Highlanders went through some lean years throughout much of the 2000s, but have seen new life under the coaching of Holtz and … [Read more...]

Rochester Area Girls Basketball

ROCHESTER HILLS CHRISTIAN 44 BETHANY 22: Junior point guard Allise Dubay was held to just two points, four steals and three assists, struggling through foul trouble and an ankle injury. The Eagles finished 8-of-10 from the foul line and 18-for-55 shooting from the floor. Rochester Hills opened the game with a 12-4 run and used a 13-3 surge in the second frame to go up 25-7 at the half. The Eagles limited the Bruins to only three first-half field goals. ROCHESTER HILLS LUTHERAN NORTHWEST 52, … [Read more...]

Adam’s Boy Basketball Beats Berkley

 There’s plenty of parity in the OAA White Division basketball circles this season. Five different teams are setting their sights on the prize.  So far, no one team has been able to pull away from the pack.  Adams knocked Berkley from the ranks of the OAA-White unbeatens Tuesday, outscoring the Bears 40-33 in the second half to claim a 67-58 triumph over the Bears. Five schools now have won loss — Berkley, Adams, Auburn Hills Avondale, Ferndale and Troy — only a couple of weeks into the … [Read more...]

Rochester High Boys Basketball Storms Past Detroit City

 Less than two weeks after blowing an eight-point lead with four minutes to go against West Bloomfield and losing to the Lakers in overtime, Rochester got a chance at redemption and seized it.  The Falcons trailed Detroit City with 3:53 to go by eight points (45-37) in the semifinals Tuesday of the Rochester Holiday Classic boys basketball tournament, but found a way to soar back and force overtime before prevailing 56-53. The Falcons (1-2) will face Mount Clemons, which defeated Hartland in … [Read more...]