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Clarkston’s Olsen twins sticking together WITH PHOTO GALLERY
Updated: 4/24/2014 10:25:01 PM EST

CLARKSTON – Dana and Paige Olsen entered this world nearly 18 years ago – together. Their mother, Deanna, dropped them off at their first elementary school in Sarasota, FL, when they were just 5-year...


2014 All-Oakland County team framed in success WITH PHOTO GALLERY
Updated: 4/23/2014 4:16:45 PM EST

Despite the fact their season ended well over a month ago, this is a big week for high school bowlers around the state. The all-state banquet is on Sunday in Lansing, where multiple bowlers from aroun...

Track And Field

Despite rough upbringing in Ukraine, Thronson thriving at Brandon
Updated: 4/22/2014 12:24:41 PM EST

ORTONVILLE - Things couldn’t be going any better for Ortonville Brandon senior Taras “Ty” Thronson. He’s a standout on the track and field team, a good student and a scholarship athlete to his next de...


Rochester Adams celebrates nine athletes who signed with colleges
Updated: 4/21/2014 8:16:10 PM EST

Nine athletes from Rochester Adams recently signed on to play their respective sports in college. Here is a group photo of all of them together. Seated: Isabella Kubo (Soccer) – Texas Christian; ...

Track And Field

Balawajder's influence still apparent at Milford High
Updated: 4/21/2014 5:01:48 AM EST

MILFORD — Three straight state cross country titles in the past three years, a competitive girls track and field program which netted regional and league titles over the years, and a boys track progr...


Kentucky-bound Brad Schaenzer a thoroughbred on the mound for Lake Orion
Updated: 4/21/2014 8:33:58 PM EST

LAKE ORION – Pick the adjective, and Brad Schaenzer was likely feeling it at that moment. Mad, angry, irate, inconsolable, all them applied for Schaenzer when he was about nine years old after his fi...


Haley Zemmer continuing to shatter records at Troy Athens WITH PHOTO GALLERY
Updated: 4/21/2014 5:07:58 AM EST

TROY – It’s too bad that Haley Zemmer doesn’t know the exact spot, because given what happened on it, there should be a plaque or some sort of dedication symbol in place. During the summer before he...


West Bloomfield's Cole brothers dazzle on baseball diamond WITH TOUT VIDEOS
Updated: 4/17/2014 9:10:38 PM EST

WEST BLOOMFIELD – The Cole brothers at West Bloomfield pack quite a punch on the baseball diamond. “They’re gamers,” Lakers head coach, Eric Pierce said. Big brother, Dazon Cole, is a senior and one...

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A court away from the court for Birmingham Marian's Dadabbo
Updated: 4/17/2014 6:44:25 PM EST

BLOOMFIELD HILLS – Among all the things Birmingham Marian senior Tatyanna Dadabbo has in common with her closest friends, squash is not one of them. There’s no reserving court time for the girls at ...

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Former Rochester star James Young to enter NBA Draft after one year at Kentucky
Updated: 4/17/2014 1:03:17 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky guard James Young will enter the NBA draft, becoming the first of the Wildcats' heralded freshmen to turn pro. The 6-foot-6 Young led Kentucky with 82 3-pointers last season...


Kauffman not disappointing in new role as star for state-power Brother Rice
Updated: 4/17/2014 12:35:03 PM EST

DETROIT – The new kid on the block can really chuck that pill. Birmingham Brother Rice sophomore mound sensation Karl Kauffman, the Blue-Chip factory Warriors baseball program’s newest star, is teari...


North Farmington's playmaking duo giving Raiders a chance to win again this season
Updated: 4/15/2014 12:04:40 PM EST

With first-rate leaders and playmakers like David Lett and Alex Darden still in the mix on the diamond at North Farmington, losing a gem such as all-state pitcher and MLB Draft pick Sterling Sharp to ...


PREP NOTEBOOK: Foley's Schilling stays perfect, Rowley tapped to take reins at Hazel Park WITH PHOTO GALLERY
Updated: 4/15/2014 8:36:30 PM EST

Madison Heights Bishop Foley baseball star Garrett Schilling has picked up right where he left off last spring. And the spring before that. It's a little, rarely-occupied piece of land known as, Unbl...


Country Day baseball coach Frank Orlando hungry to coach upstart Yellowjackets
Updated: 4/13/2014 10:52:51 AM EST

ROCHESTER – Birmingham Detroit Country Day’s Frank Orlando has done it and seen it all. In the Metro Detroit prep sports scene, few have ever reached the heights he has (over four and half decades on...


Game of the Week polls set to begin on MIPrepzone
Updated: 4/14/2014 2:19:21 PM EST

Starting this week, MIPrepZone (Oakland) will be holding a “Game of the Week” poll, where readers will vote for what they believe will be the best amon...


Bishop Foley’s batch of underclassmen continues to impress
Updated: 4/13/2014 6:03:07 AM EST

MADISON HEIGHTS — The diaper diamond dandies at Madison Heights Bishop Foley are firing on all cylinders right out of the gate. Three-time defending Division 3 state baseball champion Madison Heights...

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Cranbrook taking aim at fourth straight state title WITH PHOTO GALLERY
Updated: 4/10/2014 11:39:28 PM EST

BLOOMFIELD HILLS – Alexandria Najarian owes no one a thing. The Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood senior has every right to be a little selfish. She’s on the verge of becoming just the fourth gir...

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2014 GIRLS TENNIS PREVIEW: Top teams and players
Updated: 4/17/2014 9:48:40 AM EST

Oakland County's Top-10 teams For all team capsules, CLICK HERE 1. CLARKSTON — The last time Clarkston had a single...


Top 50 softball players in Oakland County
Updated: 4/12/2014 3:29:21 AM EST

1. Haley Zemmer, Troy Athens Sr. P – Signed with Oakland University, Zemmer is a two-way force who can dominate both at the plate and on the pitching rubber. She hit .496 with six HR and 52 RBI...

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