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

The players pictured are: (Front row) Katie Bullard, Sofia Zambrano, Shelby Howe, Hannah Mitroff, Lindsey Schupbach, and Meghan Solek. (Middle row) Megan Davis, Nicole Leon, Truly Hoenig, Gina Cerny, Savannah Allen, Nicole Eichberger, Lauryn Beccari, and Amelia Kuntzman. (Back row) Coach Mittelstadt, Taylor Paradowski, Isabella Langusch, Emily Solek, Amanda Harvey, Alyssa Orlando, and Lauren Orlando. Not pictured are: Haley Krucki, and Sarah DeGrendel.

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

Sheriff PAL Program Coaches WANTED

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

29 April- 1 May, 2016, Talladega, Alabama USA
Brad Keselowski leads to the checkers and the win
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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 … [Read more...]

Rochester Adams Recognizes College Bound Athletes

Adams Athletes Sign

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

mma Ahern signing with Grand Canyon University while her father Dale, brother Ryan and mother Nancy watch

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

Michigan Senior Olympics

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

Charity Lacrosse Event

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 Senior Alissa Smith to Attend Hope College

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 … [Read more...]

Adams Booster Club Hosts Comedy Night

Fourth Annual Comedy Night

The Adams Booster Club, in support of the athletic department, is hosting the 4th Annual Comedy Night fundraiser on Saturday, February 6th at 8:00 pm. Mike Bonner is the headliner and has performed nationally, including appearances on HBO, Showtime and BET. Mike hails from Detroit and his act focuses on the humor surrounding family life with his wife and three kids. Please join us for some mid-winter fun which will include door prizes, a 50/50 raffle and  a rousing introduction and … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, How do the NFL Teams get their Names?

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Dear Crabby, The Detroit Lions have never really been King of the Jungle; And it got me wondering, just how do the NFL teams get their names? Sincerely, Nick Namers   Dear Mr. Namers, Ah, nicknames for the football teams. Well, I"m so old I actually remember how most of the football teams of the NFL (National Football League) got their names. Since many of you will be watching the game on Thanksgiving, let"s start with the Detroit Lions. So, the first part of the name of … [Read more...]