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

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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...]

Falcons and Highlanders Compete for a Cause in the Crosstown Charity Bowl

Crosstown Charity Bowl

The 2015 Crosstown Charity Bowl football game will be hosted at the Adams High School stadium on Friday, October 16, at 7 p.m., pitting the Rochester Falcons against the Adams Highlanders. While many games remain on the respective schedules for the Adams and Rochester High School football teams, both squads are looking forward to their week eight matchup with much anticipation. The theme for the event is “Freedom is Not Free.” The Crosstown Charity Bowl is a charitable initiative focused … [Read more...]

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...]