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Athletics preaches innovation in decision to combine cheer and dance teams

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor

April 19, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports / Mens, Sports / Womens

A shocking change to Oakland University Athletics came on April 19, when the department announced the combining of the cheer and dance teams to form one spirit squad. “What we’re looking for is a highly energetic add to...

Track and field hosts third annual Golden Grizzly Invite

AuJenee Hirsch, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports / Mens, Sports / Mens / Cross Country, Sports / Mens / Menstrack, Sports / Womens, Sports / Womens / Cross Country, Sports / Womens / Track And Field

Track and field hosted the third annual Golden Grizzly Invite April 14-15. The women’s team finished third with 116 points, and the men’s team finished second with 111 points. “We have been so lucky and had really good...

The Blitz: April 19, 2017

Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2017

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

Baseball at Valpo: Game 1 Oakland baseball traveled to Valparaiso University for a three-game series April 13-15. In the first game, Connor Fannon started on the mound and went five innings, picking up five strikeouts. Emerson Mi...

Softball picks up second sweep of the week

Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports / Womens, Sports / Womens / Softball

Oakland softball once again called Madonna University “home” as it hosted Green Bay for a three-game series April 8-9. Pushing their winning streak to six games in a row, the Golden Grizzlies took the series 3-0 to move their...

Oakland softball sweeps Cleveland State in mid-week series

Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports / Womens, Sports / Womens / Softball

Due to inclement weather, what was supposed to be a home game was moved to Madonna University, where Oakland softball hosted Cleveland State University for a three-game series on April 4-5. Oakland swept the series and improved i...

The Blitz: April 12, 2017

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor

April 11, 2017

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

Baseball at CMU The Oakland baseball team fell to the Central Michigan Chippewas in its midweek matchup on Wednesday, April 5. After falling behind early with a six-run deficit in the third inning, the Golden Grizzlies got on...

The Blitz: April 5, 2017

AuJenee Hirsch, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2017

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

Baseball at Toledo The Golden Grizzlies (3-19, 1-2 HL) fell to the University of Toledo Rockets (6-19, 0-3 MAC) 8-5 on Wednesday, March 29. Connor Fannon struck out a career-high seven batters in five innings, allowing three e...

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