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Women’s tennis falls short in season openers

By Web Master

February 5, 2008

Filed under Sports

Thewomen's tennis team opened their season 0-2 last weekend, falling to bothAkron, 6-1, and Detroit-Mercy, 7-0, at Lifetime Fitness. In her debut lastFriday, junior Lindsay Grimmer lost her first singles match 1-6, but came backto win the ne...

Struggles continue for OU women’s basketball

By Web Master

February 5, 2008

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By Tim RathContributing ReporterROCHESTER â€' Shooting abasketball is often similar to the snow of recent Michigan winters: sometimesit falls, sometimes it doesn't.The Oakland University women's basketball team played whatone ...

Kangas’ last second 3-pointer buries North Dakota State

By Web Master

February 5, 2008

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By Samantha FranzSports EditorROCHESTERâ€" After spending the majority of this season nursing and fighting through abroken collarbone, junior Erik Kangas proved why he was ranked 10th in thenation in three-point shooting las...

Jones, Kangas each net 19 points in win over SDSU

By Web Master

February 5, 2008

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By SAMANTHA FRANZSports EditorROCHESTERâ€" While Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter Saturday, the Golden Grizzlies saw a warmer side of Groundhog Day. With four players in double figures and riding on 61 percent s...

Reising’s career-high not enough for OU

By Web Master

February 5, 2008

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By DAN TALLANTContributing ReporterROCHESTERâ€" On Saturday, the Golden Grizzlies women's basketball team battled back frombeing down by as many as 10 points, only to go down in overtime to thefirst-place South Dakota State Jackrabbits, 64-63.Itw...

Records continue to break for men’s and women’s track

By Web Master

February 5, 2008

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The women's track team continued to smash records last Saturday at the MichiganIntercollegiates held in Ann Arbor. School records were set by Sara Lieblein inthe 3000-meter (10:20.46), Kayla Doan in the mile (5:19.44) and Jess...

More fun than a goose and an owl

By Web Master

February 5, 2008

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By Brittany OchtinskySenior ReporterROCHESTER/GRAND RAPIDS â€" The rivalry between Oakland andDavenport intensifies every time the two teams hit the ice, but now they'replaying for more than just bragging rights.Also up for grabs is a black goose w...

Oakland hockey riding three-game winning streak

By Web Master

January 29, 2008

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By Brittany OchtinskySenior ReporterROCHESTER â€" It's easy to look at the University at Buffalo's stats and think that Oakland University would have steamrolled the Bulls last weekend. But looks can be deceiving. With a 5...

Men’s basketball bounces back

By Web Master

January 29, 2008

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By Tim RathContributing ReporterMaybe it's something in the water of Macomb, Ill. that makes the Oakland University men's basketball team play so well. Since 2002, every game on the road against Western Illinois has ended in...

OU women’s golfer fights on

By Web Master

January 29, 2008

Filed under Sports

By BRITTANY OCHTINSKYSenior ReporterOne look at Lindsay Scarlatelli and she appears to be a normal 19-year-old girl with a passion for sports. As member of the women's golf team,  a manager for the women's basketball team her freshman year and ...

Youth Movement

By Web Master

January 29, 2008

Filed under Sports

By Tim RathContributing ReporterAny remaining doubt that the Oakland University women's basketball team is a force in the Summit League was left somewhere in Macomb, Ill. Saturday. Disappointed after an upset loss at IPFW th...

Mastodons’ early three-point shooting beats OU women

By Web Master

January 22, 2008

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By Samantha FranzSports EditorFORT WAYNE, Ind. â€" On paper, the IPFW Mastodons appeared to be easy competition for Oakland University. IPFW had only won five games thus far this season, compared to Oakland's 12, and coming into t...

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