Sheriff PAL Program Collecting Sports Equipment

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Sheriff PAL Program Collecting New and Gently Used Sports Equipment at Sheriff's Office Substations The newly formed Sheriff PAL (Police Athletics League) Program is now accepting new and gently used sporting equipment for all sporting activities at many of the Oakland County Sheriff’s substations throughout Oakland County. Sheriff Bouchard is asking residents, schools, and businesses to go through their inventory of sports equipment, garages, or basements and consider donating sports … [Read more...]

World Cup Watch Party Scores Big

Soccer Clinics were part of the fun at the FIFA Watch Party - photo by Michael Dwyer

FIFA Women's World Cup Watch Party Hosted by the City of Rochester Hills and Mayor Bryan K. Barnett, this is a first for the type of an event. It took place Tuesday evening at the RARA Indoor Soccer Field in Downtown Rochester.     Magic Soccer provided a free soccer clinic and Oakland University's The Grizz was entertaining the kids and getting in a lot of photos. Food, drink and a large ten-foot-projection screen made watching the US Women's Team beat the … [Read more...]

NASCAR Driver Brad Keselowski Comes Home for a Spin

In preparation for the Quicken Loans 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) next weekend, Rochester Hills native and NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski headed to Detroit where he gave Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio a few pointers. Earlier in the day Keslowski dropped by the Lions' workout in Allen Park where he met with Lions coach Jim Caldwell and receiver Golden Tate. Read the full story on The Detroit Free Press. … [Read more...]

RSC Lightning Welcomes Two New Faces to Their Team

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The Rochester Soccer Club (RSC) is excited to announce the addition of two new positions in their organization. According to the press release, the growth in all areas of the club, the addition of the new field complex, and a continued emphasis on improving all of their programs, this new RSC leadership team was formed. Jeff Shuk will continue in his role as RSC Director of Coaching. The two new positions -- RSC Technical Director - U7 - U13 and Business Manager & RSC Technical Director - … [Read more...]

Rochester College Signs New Hockey Recruit

Jacob Burford

Defenseman Jacob Burford of Grand Island, NY has committed to play hockey for Rochester College in Rochester Hills, MI. Rochester College is in its third year as a college hockey program and the Warriors head coach Nick Tomczyk said he's impressed with Jacob's competitiveness and play making ability, along with his character and integrity. Read the full story on the East Niagara Post. … [Read more...]

Rochester Adams Senior Athletes to Represent at 17 Colleges and Universities

Seated (L-R):  Genevieve McPherson – Hockey/Lacrosse (Stevenson Univ.), Amber Jamison – Basketball (Northwestern), Krystal Karas – Swimming (Florida Southern), Hannah Berich – Swimming (Wayne State), Halle Hyman – Tennis (Hillsdale College), Theresa Riviera – Swimming (Wayne State), Julia Herman – Soccer (Anderson Univ.), Kelly McCasland – Softball (Robert Morris Univ.), Carley Klott – Soccer (Holy Cross College), Ben Walling – Swimming (Grand Valley)

Standing (L-R):  Adam Beck – XC/Track (Eastern Michigan), Kevin Lencioni – Soccer (Washington and Lee), Adam Polosky – Diving (Oakland Univ.), Justin Hyman – Tennis (Hillsdale College), Mark Sokol – Football (Grand Valley), Jordan Wiley – Baseball (Kalamazoo College), Nick Sucevic – Lacrosse (Trine Univ.)

Not Pictured:  Clarence Broadnax – Football (Siena Heights), Vinnie Dimarco – Lacrosse (LaRoche College), Dane Ferndandez – Soccer (Lawrence Tech), Max Buxton (Saginaw Valley) - Diving

On Wednesday, April 15, Rochester Adams highlighted their senior athletes, who collectively represent 14 sports, as they continue their athletic career at the collegiate level at colleges and universities in Michigan and across the U.S. Congratulations to all the athletes on their hard work and dedication, which will take them far on the field and in life. … [Read more...]

Registration Ending Soon for Oakland Edge Adult Hockey Tournament

Adult hockey players are running out of time to register for the seventh annual Oakland Edge Adult Hockey Tournament, which is set for April 17-19. The deadline for teams to register is Monday, April 6. The tournament is open to both men and women. Teams are guaranteed a minimum three games and those who make it to the finals will play five games. The tournament is held at the Onyx – Rochester Ice Arena. Register online at www.OaklandEdge.com. The fee is $795. “The Oakland Edge … [Read more...]

Get in the Games at the Michigan Senior Olympics

Michigan Senior Olympics 2015 Winter Schedule

Registration for the 2015 Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games is now open until January 12, 2015.  The events will take place throughout Oakland and Macomb Counties on February 7-12, 2015. Events include: badminton, billiards, bocce ball, Dancesport, ice hockey, pickleball, powerlifting, racquetball, and table tennis. The Michigan Senior Olympics (MSO) are open to anyone age 50-plus. Michigan Senior Olympics is a nonprofit organization that promotes healthy lifestyles by organizing … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills’ Keselowski Involved in Post-NASCAR Altercation

Even if you aren't a diehard NASCAR fan, you've probably heard about the recent incidents of drivers and crew members getting into fights after their races. The most recent fight occurred this past weekend at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia between Jeff Gordon and Rochester Hills native Brad Keselowski. For Keselowski, this was the second time in four races that he was involved in a scuffle. NASCAR is reviewing the matter and trying to figure out what can be done to discourage … [Read more...]

Rochester Adams Boy's Soccer Fate Sealed by One Goal

After making it to the D-1 state soccer finals for the first time since 2001, the Highlanders" luck finally ran out in a 1-0 loss to casino spiele Canton on Saturday. Congratulations to the Rochester Adams Boy"s Soccer team for a great season and representing our city. You can read more about the game on MLive. … [Read more...]