The Oakland Post

Football Club’s Overton, Tucker push for semi-pros

Jake Alsko

January 8, 2014

Filed under Sports, Sports / Club Sports

Reginald Overton and Brandon Tucker of the Oakland University Football Club are vying to play semi-professional football this spring in the Continental Indoor Football League.Overton has secured a roster spot on the Saginaw S...

OU skateboarding club settling into new park

Jake Alsko

November 19, 2013

Filed under Sports / Club Sports

Oakland University’s official skateboarding club recently found a new home in Vert Village in Lake Orion. The facility is currently geared toward BMX dirt racing but plans for a skating-oriented section of the warehouse are now ...

Football Club falls short in final home game

Jake Alsko

October 28, 2013

Filed under Sports / Club Sports

Sometimes it’s just not your day. That was the case Oct. 26 as the Oakland University Football Club was defeated by U-M Flint 34-19.The loss came on a night where there was a mix of light hail and rain for a good amount of the game....

Getting to know OU quarterback Brandon Tucker

Jake Alsko

October 15, 2013

Filed under Sports / Club Sports

The OU Football Club is now 3-1 readying to play their second home game this Saturday at 4 p.m. I sat down with quarterback Brandon Tucker on how he wound up at Oakland, and what the future holds for the Golden Grizzlies’ most...

OU Football Club claws its way to first win

By Jake Alsko

September 24, 2013

Filed under Sports, Sports / Club Sports

The OU Football Club jumped out to an early 17-point lead on the road against UM-Flint and refused to relinquish it en route to a 24-14 win in the university’s first-ever football game on Saturday. While the Golden Grizzlies ...

Football Club kicks off inaugural season

Jon Davis

September 7, 2013

Filed under Sports, Sports / Club Sports, Sports / Mens

Oakland University’s first club football team kicked off their first season Saturday, Sept. 7, to a elated crowd of over 200 students.  The team played near campus at the Auburn Hills Civic Center, splitting the team to pla...

The silver lining: Oakland’s club football team to begin its historic first season

By Chris Peralta

August 25, 2013

Filed under Sports, Sports / Club Sports

Oakland has been without a football team ever since it was founded in 1957. Most people assume that Matilda Dodge Wilson put a clause in the charter stating that contact sports were not allowed at Oakland.However, the Football...

A gentler way to fight

August 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, Sports / Club Sports

Oakland University’s campus continues to thrive in the spring and summer semesters. Despite the smaller student population, various clubs, including OU’s Judo club, continue year round.  A little bit of historyJudo, or “g...

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