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The Blitz: March 22, 2017

AuJenee Hirsch, Staff Reporter

March 21

Filed under Sports, Sports / Mens, Sports / Mens / Baseball, Sports / Womens, Sports / Womens / Softball, Sports / Womens / Tennis

Baseball Oakland (1-16) dropped all three games in the series against Indiana State University (8-4, 9-5 and 5-4, respectively). In the series opener, the Golden Grizzlies held the lead through five innings, until the Sy...

Men’s basketball season comes to an end with loss to the Spiders

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor

March 19

Filed under Sports, Sports / Mens, Sports / Mens / Basketball

The Oakland men’s basketball team traveled to Virginia to take on the University of Richmond in the second round of the program’s first NIT appearance. After a hard-fought 40 minutes, the Golden Grizzlies fell to the Spiders...

The Blitz: March 15, 2017

Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

March 14

Filed under Sports, Sports / Mens, Sports / Mens / Baseball, Sports / Mens / Golf, Sports / Womens, Sports / Womens / Softball, Sports / Womens / Tennis

Baseball at Virginia Commonwealth University In the opening game of the three-day series, Oakland fell to VCU 5-2 on Friday, March 10. Starting on the mound, Jake Lee went seven innings with 6 strikeouts. After giving up 2 runs i...

OPINION: The overlooked reason Oakland can’t fire Greg Kampe

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor

March 7

Filed under Opinion, Sports, Sports / Mens, Sports / Mens / Basketball

The Oakland University community had high hopes for the men’s basketball team in its 50th season. After capturing its first Horizon League regular season championship, it looked like this would be the year the Golden Grizzlies...

The Sporting Blitz March 7

Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

March 7

Filed under Sports, Sports / Mens, Sports / Mens / Baseball, Sports / Mens / Golf, Sports / Womens, Sports / Womens / Golf

Men’s Golf at Colleton River Invitational:  Jake Kneen shot 2 under par, good for 11th place in the Colleton River Collegiate at the Pete Dye Course (par 72, 7,169 yards) on Tuesday.   As the team, Oakland finished in 10th pla...

Five Oakland basketball players earn postseason awards

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor

March 1

Filed under Sports, Sports / Mens, Sports / Mens / Basketball, Sports / Womens, Sports / Womens / Basketball

Men’s and women’s basketball had five players reap Horizon League honors for their efforts during the regular season. The league office announced the Horizon League players of the year and all-league teams on Tuesday, Fe...

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