Arnold Palmer dies at 87

According to "Golf legend Arnold Palmer died on Sunday in Pittsburgh, the United States Golf Association confirms. We are deeply saddened by the death of Arnold Palmer, golf’s greatest ambassador, at age 87." Photo by CBS — USGA (@USGA) September 25, 2016 … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills NASCAR Driver Wins at Daytona International Speedway

Brad Keselowski, of Rochester Hills, scored his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) win at Daytona International Speedway in the No. 2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford Fusion on Saturday night. After a solid qualifying effort that saw him start the race from the fifth position, Keselowski wasted little time in showing the speed of his Ford as he moved into the top spot on lap nine and kept the lead until the NASCAR-mandated caution at lap 20. He remained in the lead despite radioing that his … [Read more...]

Stoney Creek Girls Soccer Team Takes the Division 1 State Championship Title

School Honors the Student Athletes at a Recognition Event A celebration is scheduled for the Stoney Creek High School varsity girls soccer team who secured the title as Division 1 state champions. The event is planned for Tuesday, June 21, at 6:00 p.m. in the Stoney Creek High School Auditorium and is open to the public. The Stoney Creek Cougars won the title match against Plymouth Canton on Friday with a final score of 1-0. This is the first state championship win for the soccer team, … [Read more...]

Sheriff PAL Program Seeks Volunteer Coaches and Field Coordinators

The newly formed Sheriff PAL (Police Athletic League) Program is now seeking volunteer coaches and field coordinators to assist Oakland County youth sports leagues in tee ball, basketball, baseball, and soccer for summer 2016. Get your whistle ready - Our goal is to serve 500+ children in and around the city of Pontiac to begin with high quality experiences through recreational sports and relationships centered around character and integrity. This goal can only be accomplished with the … [Read more...]

2nd Win for Brad Keselowski at Talladega Wreck-Fest

Courtesy of Brad Racing ... Brad Keselowski, of Rochester Hills, followed a tried-and-true restrictor plate track philosophy to his fourth career Talladega Superspeedway win in a wild, wreck-filled GEICO 500 on Sunday afternoon. When all was said and done, 35 of 40 cars were involved in a wreck—and the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion wasn’t on that list. With a fast car and constant help from spotter Joey Meier, BK stayed up front, kept his White Lite clean and drove all the way to Victory … [Read more...]

Rochester Adams Recognizes College Bound Athletes

Rochester Adams recently announced 15 student athletes have committed to continuing their athletic careers at the next level David Rinke (Calvin College) - Basketball, Adam Slating (Saginaw Valley State) - Football, Joe Prechtel (University of Toledo) - Baseball, Spencer Littleson (Duquesne University) - Basketball, Jamie Miller (Naval Academy) - Swimming, Olivia Argeros (Michigan State) - Soccer, Paige Staudacher (Notre Dame College) - Volleyball AJ Shaw (Oakland University) - Soccer, … [Read more...]

Avondale High School Athlete Signs with Grand Canyon University

Yellow Jacket Emma Ahern to play volleyball for Division I college Avondale High School senior Emma Ahern is on her way to Phoenix, Arizona next year to play volleyball for Grand Canyon University. Ahern was signed by the college during a special event at Avondale High School with her family, friends and coaches watching. “Emma is one of the best athletes I’ve ever coached,” said Doug Steinard who coached Ahern in soccer where she was a starter for four seasons. Other coaches at the event … [Read more...]

Personal Best Athlete Profile

The Sense of Success: Marika Vorosmarty-Blumerick While all Senior Games athletes strive to perform at their best, the reasons vary as to what motivates them. Some still have the burning desire to win and earn medals, while others seek to maintain health and vitality, to set goals, to measure and compete against themselves over time, or simply to enjoy participating in sport and the camaraderie found in The Games. In truth, the motivation is usually a combination of these and other … [Read more...]

Adams and Stoney Creek Lacrosse teams Battle to Support Suicide Prevention

Lacrosse Teams Battle to Support Suicide Prevention The Stoney Creek High School Lacrosse Team is holding their inaugural fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) during the March 29 game against Rochester Adams. The game will be played in honor of Andy McGill, Class of 2016. The goal is to increase the awareness of suicide and the means of suicide prevention. It will also spread the excitement of this high energy sport that Andy loved. All proceeds from this … [Read more...]

Hope College Recruits Avondale Senior

Avondale High School Lady Jacket signed by Hope College Avondale High School senior, Alissa Smith knows the direction that she wants her life to take after high school and knows that she will be working hard to sustain the success that led to her recruitment by Hope College where she will play basketball on one of the best teams in the MIAA.  “I love the feeling of accomplishing a challenge so I never shy away from anything,” said Smith who was recruited by Division I, II and III colleges. “I … [Read more...]