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Fresh opportunity

Macomb Township

Fresh opportunity

May 19, 2015

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — L’Anse Creuse North senior Andre Johnson has earned an opportunity to play basketball at the collegiate level, as he is slated to suit up for Macomb Community College next season.As excited as ...Read More

Oakland University’s softball program won its first-ever Horizon League championship

Rochester Hills

Oakland University’s softball program won its first-ever Horizon League championship

May 15, 2015

ROCHESTER HILLS — In just its second season in the league, Oakland University’s softball program has won a Horizon League Championship after defeating Wright State University 7-3 May 9 in the championship game of ...Read More

Clintondale, CMU grad gets shot at playing in NFL

Clinton Township

Clintondale, CMU grad gets shot at playing in NFL

May 13, 2015

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — In his NFL.com profile, a scout said of 2010 Clinton Township Clintondale graduate Letterius Walton that he will be “one of those guys who ends up being an NFL player nobody sees ...Read More

Oakland University track and field  program makes history at league championships

Rochester Hills

Oakland University track and field program makes history at league championships

May 11, 2015

Oakland University’s track and field program had an opportunity to host a postseason event for the first time on its new track facility, as the Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships were held at the ...Read More

 Former Warren Lincoln basketball player, Streetman, is part of NCAA roster

Warren

Former Warren Lincoln basketball player, Streetman, is part of NCAA roster

May 4, 2015

While being a college student is an exciting time in the lives of many young adults, the experiences that Wayne State University student/athlete Brittany Streetman has had are pretty unique.Streetman’s play at Warren ...Read More

Oakland University golf teams each finish runner-up at Horizon League Championship

Metro Detroit

Oakland University golf teams each finish runner-up at Horizon League Championship

April 30, 2015

The men’s and women’s golf programs from Oakland University each finished in second place at the Horizon League Championship, which took place April 24-26 in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida.It was the second ...Read More

Wayne State softball team takes aim at another successful postseason

Detroit

Wayne State softball team takes aim at another successful postseason

April 23, 2015

Gary Bryce is in his 34th season as the softball coach at Wayne State University.During his tenure, Wayne State has made it to the NCAA Tournament 19 times and has advanced as far as the NCAA Division II College World ...Read More

Times may be a-changing for Oakland University golf program

Metro Detroit

Times may be a-changing for Oakland University golf program

April 19, 2015

ROCHESTER HILLS — In recent years, a genuine rivalry seems to have developed between athletic teams from the University of Detroit Mercy and Oakland University. The person who may have the most unique perspective ...Read More

Coming together for a cause

Bloomfield Hills

Coming together for a cause

April 16, 2015

ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University’s men’s basketball team has had one former player pass away from cancer, another player lose his mother to cancer and another whose “father is going through ...Read More

Chippewa Valley senior volleyball standout to take her talents to the next level

Clinton Township

Chippewa Valley senior volleyball standout to take her talents to the next level

April 14, 2015

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Love at first sight doesn’t only apply to people and interpersonal relationships.For Clinton Township Chippewa Valley senior Grace Cooke, it applies to her feelings once she set foot onto the ...Read More

‘It’s really cool that we get to start off everything’

Detroit

‘It’s really cool that we get to start off everything’

April 8, 2015

While there are a lot of things a college coach can say to entice a potential recruit, Wayne State University women’s golf head coach Mike Horn had a selling point that may have been challenging for competitors to match ...Read More

Rochester College men’s hoops coach achieves ‘milestone’ during season

Rochester

Rochester College men’s hoops coach achieves ‘milestone’ during season

March 31, 2015

This past season, Rochester College men’s basketball coach Klint Pleasant won his 100th game since taking over head coaching duties for the Warriors.The achievement came in what was just Pleasant’s fourth season ...Read More

Defending the ‘Horizon’

Detroit

Defending the ‘Horizon’

March 26, 2015

The Horizon League Golf Championship is scheduled for April 24-26 at Las Colinas in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, and if recent history is any indication, the road to the women’s title may have to go through the ...Read More

Wayne State tennis to be involved with Make-A-Wish event

Detroit

Wayne State tennis to be involved with Make-A-Wish event

March 19, 2015

Wayne State University's men's and women's tennis programs are scheduled to host a Make-A-Wish fundraising event March 21 at the Peachtree Tennis Club in Clinton Township.The event will feauture games and is ...Read More

Eastern Illinois tops Oakland University in postseason tournament

Rochester

Eastern Illinois tops Oakland University in postseason tournament

March 17, 2015

Grizzlies ousted from postseason play. ...Read More

Macomb Community College women's basketball team wins Eastern Conference title

Warren

Macomb Community College women's basketball team wins Eastern Conference title

February 25, 2015

The Macomb Community College women's basketball team won the Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) Eastern Conference title following a 48-44 overtime win against Mott Community College Feb. 25 at the ...Read More

Royal Oak

‘Grizzly’ opportunity

February 18, 2015

When she was a child, current Royal Oak High senior Lauren Bos had an opportunity to be a ball girl at an Oakland University women’s soccer game.Little did she know at the time that she would eventually go on to earn ...Read More

Rochester Hills

OU track and field program hopes to benefit from recent on-campus additions

February 12, 2015

ROCHESTER HILLS — This may be the most exciting period in the history of Oakland University’s track and field program, as aside from a new outdoor track on campus, the program is also one of the beneficiaries of ...Read More

Rochester Hills

Oakland University’s new indoor practice facility could have a big impact on the athletic program

February 11, 2015

ROCHESTER HILLS — Located on the campus of Oakland University is what Director of Athletics Jeff Konya said is the “biggest indoor” practice facility in the state of Michigan, as the ...Read More

Grosse Pointe Woods

North senior signs National Letter of Intent to play soccer for Indiana

February 10, 2015

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Grosse Pointe North senior Justine Lynn has earned an opportunity many athletes who grew up in the Midwest dream of, as she has signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer for a Big Ten ...Read More

Former LCN student-athlete, Sirut, has earned NCAA Division I opportunity

Macomb Township

Former LCN student-athlete, Sirut, has earned NCAA Division I opportunity

February 4, 2015

While having to decide which sport to play at the collegiate level may seem like a good problem to have, for Macomb L’Anse Creuse North graduate Tyler Sirut, it left him with a difficult decision to make.According to ...Read More

Birmingham

Seaholm grad, Bass, has received multiple accolades in redshirt freshman season at University of Detroit Mercy

February 4, 2015

It has been an eventful redshirt freshman season at the University of Detroit Mercy for Birmingham Seaholm graduate Paris Bass, as although there is still nearly a month remaining in the basketball season, his accomplishments ...Read More

Troy

Troy Athens grad, Russell, is now part of women’s basketball roster at Oakland University

January 28, 2015

A basketball player who averages 21 points per game as a junior and 19.1 as a senior, along with showing an ability to rebound, block shots and steal, is likely to end up on an NCAA Division I roster somewhere.And that is ...Read More

Warren

Macomb Community College men's basketball loses first Eastern Conference game

January 21, 2015

WARREN — Macomb Community College men's basketball team lost its first game in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association Eastern Conference via a 77-74 defeat to Wayne County Community College District ...Read More

Grosse Pointe Woods

Liggett girls hoops player, Rotzoll, has signed to play D-I

January 21, 2015

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett senior Jessica Rotzoll recalled attending a WNBA game as a child and realizing that is what she wanted to do.While NCAA Division I basketball isn’t ...Read More

Warren

Macomb Community College men's basketball will aim to remain undefeated in conference play

January 21, 2015

The men's basketball team from Macomb Community College will attempt to remain undefeated in the Michigan Community College Athletic Association Eastern Conference when it takes on Wayne County Community College District ...Read More

Sterling Heights

Local tennis player, Potter, has earned opportunity to compete in the NCAA

January 14, 2015

In recent years, Sterling Heights resident Jason Potter has wanted to do two things: become a doctor and play tennis at the NCAA level.Potter, who attends International Academy East in Troy and played four years of varsity ...Read More

Detroit

University of Detroit Mercy men's basketball wins rivalry game against Oakland University

January 10, 2015

DETROIT — After getting swept against Oakland University last season, the University of Detroit Mercy men's basketball team got this season's version of the rivalry series off to a better start, coming away with ...Read More

Metro Detroit

Local college basketball teams to play ‘Hunger Games’ to benefit food pantries

January 8, 2015

METRO DETROIT — Sports fans will have some upcoming opportunities to take in some college basketball action while also donating to a good cause, as Macomb Community College, Oakland Community College and Schoolcraft ...Read More

Metro Detroit

Detroit and Oakland basketball scheduled to renew college rivalry series

January 7, 2015

The men’s basketball teams from the University of Detroit Mercy and Oakland University are scheduled to play two times, and based on how things went last season, there could be a lot of compelling basketball ahead.The ...Read More

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