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Tuesday's prep roundup
Updated: 12/30/2008 10:56:40 PM EST

Chelsea — South Lyon’s full court press played an instrumental role in its 56-46 overtime victory over Northville in the Chelsea Holiday Invitational. The Lions (4-0) bounced back from a 38-29 fourth ...

Swimming - Girls

2008 All-County girls swim team
Updated: 12/29/2008 6:30:07 PM EST

Traditionally, both individual swimmers and swim teams from Oakland County are among the best of the state, and there was no deviation from that this season. Farmington Hills Mercy in Division 2 and...

Basketball - Girls

Kosmo has only one thing on his shopping list: A singing voice
Updated: 12/18/2008 11:08:16 PM EST

Normally for this particular forecast of high school basketball games, Kosmo would blare out holiday carols in celebration of it being the last big night before the break. There’s only one problem. ...

Basketball - Boys

Adams helps Northern beat Adams
Updated: 12/18/2008 11:05:25 PM EST

PONTIAC — Pontiac Northern sophomore guard Anthony Adams has no clue exactly when his nickname of “Ant” originated, just that he was dubbed that by friends when he was younger. As if it wasn’t an app...

Basketball - Boys

Fowler, Martin-Manley lead Brother Rice past Southfield
Updated: 12/18/2008 11:02:19 PM EST

SOUTHFIELD — Birmingham Brother Rice has all of its bases covered on the basketball court. If the Warriors need post play, they turn to their “Mr. Inside,” all-catholic league senior center, Austin Fo...


Thursday's prep roundup
Updated: 12/18/2008 10:50:35 PM EST

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Chris Hurst led West Bloomfield boys basketball team with 18 points, Antwaan Credit added 15 points and six rebounds and Blake Johnson had 11 points for the Lakers (3-0) in their tri...


Wednesday prep roundup
Updated: 12/17/2008 10:25:31 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS — Josh Piche had a goal and two assists and Bennett Osantowski had three assists for Country Day, which defeated Dexter 4-3 in a boys hockey game Wednesday. Patrick Lazarcyk contributed...


Oakland County Wrestling Preview
Updated: 12/17/2008 7:22:51 PM EST

By MARVIN GOODWIN Of The Oakland Press Hazel Park’s prominence in the 49-year history of the Oakland County wrestling tournament is apparent. The Vikings have won 14 team championships, the most of...


All County Volleyball
Updated: 12/17/2008 7:21:33 PM EST

By KEITH DUNLAP Of The Oakland Press Year No. 2 of high school volleyball being played in the fall wasn’t as successful as the first year for area teams. Then again, it would’ve been nearly impossi...

Basketball - Girls

Lathrup earns another close win over Rochester
Updated: 12/16/2008 11:38:32 PM EST

LATHRUP VILLAGE — For Tiffany Williams and the Southfield-Lathrup girls basketball team, the third time’s a charm. On Dec. 6 at Detroit Pershing, Lathrup head coach Michelle Jackson called on her sen...


Tuesday's prep roundup
Updated: 12/16/2008 11:22:27 PM EST

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Lyndsey Booker led all scorers with 20 points to lead North Farmington to a 51-47 win over West Bloomfield in an Oakland Activities Association Red division girls basketball game on ...

Basketball - Girls

Walled Lake Northern gets offense going against Novi
Updated: 12/16/2008 11:20:17 PM EST

COMMERCE — In its first two losses, the Walled Lake Northern girls’ basketball team scored a combined three points in the first quarter. So it would be safe to say that when the Knights nailed a 3-po...

Basketball - Boys

Oakland Christian rides big second half to win over Cranbrook
Updated: 12/16/2008 11:19:10 PM EST

AUBURN HILLS — Sometimes, it’s less about how many shots you hit, and more about when you hit them. Auburn Hills Oakland Christian appeared to be in for fight during Tuesday’s game against Bloomfield...

Basketball - Boys

Kosmo knows it's a happy week for all high school students
Updated: 12/15/2008 10:49:19 PM EST

Yes, there is a lot of doom and gloom surrounding the economy and the uncertainty with the auto industry right now, but for one week anyway, area high schools should be among the happiest places aroun...


Monday's prep roundup
Updated: 12/15/2008 10:46:24 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM — Colleen Moran scored 16 points to lead Birmingham Groves to a 56-19 win over city rival Birmingham Seaholm in Oakland Activities Association Blue division girls basketball game on Monday....

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