Rochester Community Schools Class of 2014 Graduates with Highest Honors

According to a press release, Rochester Community Schools Class of 2014 will hold its graduation ceremonies during the week of June 2, 2014 and all commencement ceremonies are held at the Ultimate Soccer Arena. Rochester High School                  Tuesday, June 3 Adams High School                        Wednesday, June 4 Stoney Creek High School             Thursday, June 5 The Class of 2014, comprised of 1,272 students, is the first to … [Read more...]

All-Oakland County Baseball Standings from 2013

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ALL-OAKLAND ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION BASEBALL 2013   ALL-OAA RED DIVISION FINAL STANDINGS — 1. (tie) Lake Orion (11-4); Clarkston (11-4); 3. (tie) Rochester Adams (8-7); Rochester Stoney Creek (8-7); 5. Oxford (5-10); 6. Rochester (3-12). Lake Orion: Nick Deeg, sr.; Nick Vogelmeier, sr.; Brad Schaenzer, jr.; Ryan Lambrecht, jr.; Roman Kuster, sr. Clarkston: David Stewart, jr.; Ryan Rea, jr.; Joe Popp, soph.; Nick Mazzone, sr.; Ryan Slaughter, sr. Rochester Adams: CJ Borglin, sr. … [Read more...]

Rochester Adams receives Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs minigrant

Oakland County Arts, Culture & Film, through the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA), awarded over $13,000 for arts projects and professional development to six local organizations. Oakland County is the local administrator of the MCACA Minigrant program, which awards project grants of up to $4,000 to Michigan nonprofit organizations for high quality, locally developed projects that increase public access to art and culture. New this year is funding of up to $1,500 for … [Read more...]

Laugh and Raise Money for Adams’ Athletics

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Enjoy an evening of comedy with comedian Mike Green at the Rochester Adams Auditorium on Saturday, February 9. Voted Detroit’s best comedian in 2011 by Hour Magazine, Mike has performed both nationally and internationally, as well as locally at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle. Presented by the Adams Booster Club with sponsorship from Busch’s, proceeds from the event will benefit athletics at Adams High School. Tickets are $20 and include a door prize raffle ticket along with a coupon … [Read more...]

Huntington Ford helps area youth with a head start in college

Huntington Ford of Rochester Hills has partnered with Oakland University to establish a scholarship for an incoming freshman from one of four Rochester area high schools – Adams, Stoney Creek, Rochester or Avondale. The scholarship will support an OU student with a four-year renewable award to be applied toward the cost of tuition. In addition to good citizenship, candidates must demonstrate financial need, a passion for a particular subject matter or extracurricular activity and … [Read more...]

Warm up with Hot Hoops Action at the Annual Crosstown Showdown

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Adams and Rochester will be bringing their “A” games to Oakland University in the 42nd Annual Crosstown Showdown on Friday, January 13, 2012. On the line: Bragging rights for the best basketball team in the city. The Girl’s Varsity teams will tip-off the hoops hysteria at 6:00 p.m. Veteran Coach Fran Scislowicz (21st season) will lead Adams against third year Lady Falcons coach Adam Sheldon. Last year, Adams took back the title from Rochester with a 50-36 victory. Will it be … [Read more...]

Clarkston pulls away late from Adams

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Although Clarkston reached the Class A regional finals last season, the Wolves didn’t start the campaign with a long win streak. In fact, Clarkston was only 2-4 by mid-December a year ago. The Wolves, who returned eight of their top 10 players from last season, have raced out to a 4-0 start this season, topping host Rochester Adams, 41-27, in an OAA crossover girls basketball game Thursday. “Last year we started kind of slow but then we went on a nice run (of wins),” recalled … [Read more...]

Adams Matmen Top Lake Orion to End 10-year District Drought

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LAKE ORION — The last time Rochester Adams won a district title in wrestling, Mike Holtz was a freshman in college.  The current Highlanders head coach was part of some of Adams’ all-star teams in the late 90s and graduated from Adams in 2000. The Highlanders won a district championship in 2001, the last year for Hall of Fame coach Pat Milkovich at the school The Highlanders went through some lean years throughout much of the 2000s, but have seen new life under the coaching of Holtz and … [Read more...]

Adams High School Choir Joins Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings

The Rochester Adams High School Chamber Choir, directed by Thomas Blue, will join the renowned Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings (DCWS) in a performance of the DCWS’ beloved seasonal program of wintertime favorites in Holiday Brass.   The event will take place at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, located at Macomb College’s Center Campus in Clinton Township on Monday, December 13 at 7:30 PM.  Tickets are available and can be purchased in person at the Macomb Center Box … [Read more...]

Adams Soccer Ties Rochester 1-1

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ROCHESTER HILLS — As rivalries go, epic clashes are more common than not when it comes to Rochester Adams and Rochester. Over the years on the soccer pitch — this is the 30th school year that soccer has been played in Rochester — there have been numerous one-goal games, overtime thrillers and ties and only a few lopsided contests. The two have even met in the postseason on several occasions. When the two resumed the rivalry Thursday on the turf at Rochester, neither side could … [Read more...]