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Softball team looking to improve

By Web Master

February 25, 2008

Filed under Sports

By Tim RathContributing ReporterAs cliche as it may seem, all too often, coaches tend to use disrespect as a motivational tool. Some even goso far as to hunt for it.If he chooses to, Oakland University softball head coach Glenn...

Grillin’ it up for a cause

By Web Master

February 25, 2008

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By Chris WarbingtonStaff InternOver $1200 was raised in the name of cancer research in the the third annual Coaches vs. Cancer event, held at BD's Mongolian Barbecue Wednesday Feb. 13.The event is held every year with the goal...

New coach, new attitude

By Web Master

February 25, 2008

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By Brittany OchtinskySenior ReporterOakland University's baseball program hasn't had a winning season in the past seven years. However, what may set this year's baseball team apart from years past isn't just a new head coach,but...

Sparty Sweep

By Web Master

February 15, 2008

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By BRITTANY OCHTINSKYSenior Reporter ROCHESTER/EAST LANSING â€" With two hard-fought battles, the Golden Grizzlies swept Michigan State University last weekend.  Scoreboard-wise, however, the victories were not as convincing as ...

Road trip starts well, ends in devastation

By Web Master

February 12, 2008

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By Tim RathContributing ReporterThe Oakland University women'sbasketball team faced a fork in road on its trip this weekend. The Golden Grizzlies (14-9overall, 7-6 conference) could have played Saturday as if low on fuel, showi...

Nelson leads the way for men’s basketball on trip

By Web Master

February 12, 2008

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By Dan TallantContributing ReporterThe Golden Grizzlies men'sbasketball team (13-11 overall, 8-5 conference) took a road trip last weekenddown south to face conference rivals Oral Roberts (17-5, 12-0) and Centenary(9-15, 3-9). Oakla...

Laying the foundation

By Web Master

February 12, 2008

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By Brittany OchtinskySenior ReporterWith a well-established crosscountry program, Oakland University's runners now have the opportunity toparticipate in up to three sports with the recent additions of both indoor andoutdoor track tea...

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...

Women’s tennis falls short in season openers

By Web Master

February 5, 2008

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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...

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