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Mens golf Head Coach Nick Pumford looking on at his team. Photo courtesy of OU Athletics.

Men’s golf coach prepares team for Horizon League Tournament

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter April 13, 2022

On the heels of Oakland’s appearance in the Horizon League Golf Tournament, men’s golf Head Coach Nick Pumford is gearing the team up to defend the Horizon League Championship. Pumford, who became...

The Grizz Dome has been fully re-inflated, but it will still be  a while before it can be used again.

How Oakland sports teams have responded to the Grizz Dome collapse

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor March 23, 2022

When the Grizz Dome collapsed on the morning of Saturday, Feb. 19, many of the Oakland University sports teams were left without a practice facility.  Baseball, softball, men's and women’s soccer,...

Thomas Giroux at the United States Amateur Four-Ball Championship in May.

OU alumni and men’s golf team play to stalemate at Elliott Cup

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter September 29, 2021

The Oakland University men’s golf team and men’s golf alumni play to a tie at the Elliott Cup which featured current and former Oakland Golden Grizzlies, including Men’s Golf Head Coach Nick Pumford. On...

Mens golf Head Coach Nick Pumford looking on at his team. Photo courtesy of OU Athletics.

Edward Rowe and Bhavneet Sohal to join men’s golf team

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter September 1, 2021

The Golden Grizzlies Men’s Golf team has bolstered it’s ranks with two new signings coming to the team.  Freshmen recruits Edward Rowe and Bhanveet Sohal have committed to and signed onto the team...

Concept art for the new Varsity Golf Training Facility.

Athletics announces new Varsity Golf Training Facility

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor July 28, 2021

The Oakland University Athletics department revealed plans for a new Varsity Golf Training Facility last month.  According to a press release, the new state-of-the-art facility will feature a putting...

Thomas Giroux at the United States Amateur Four-Ball Championship in May.

Golfer Thomas Giroux talks goals, trying not to get caught up in successes

Lauren Reid, Content Editor June 30, 2021

With an end goal of turning pro and playing on the PGA Tour, senior golfer Thomas Giroux is looking ahead and trying not to get caught up in all the tangible success.  Giroux had an outstanding season...

Golf team adapts to adjusted schedule

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief September 9, 2020

Golf is a sport that promotes social distancing naturally, yet they are still affected by the pandemic. Despite being able to play the sport socially distanced, COVID-19 presents other issues — Oakland...

Nick Pumford aims for personal, professional goals

Sergio Montanez, Photographer December 4, 2019

Competitive, dedicated, and strong willed are just a few words that could describe the Oakland University men’s golf head coach, Nick Pumford. Perhaps there’s another term, rather, a motto, that defines...

The Blitz: April 19, 2017

Katie LaDuke, Managing Editor April 18, 2017

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...

The Blitz: April 12, 2017

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor April 11, 2017

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 Blitz: April 5, 2017

AuJenee Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief April 4, 2017

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...

Brian Stuard plays his shot from the ninth tee during the third round of The Barclays at The Ridgewood Country Club on August 23, 2014 in Paramus, New Jersey.

Former Oakland golfer set to compete in Masters

Katie LaDuke, Managing Editor April 4, 2017

Former Oakland University golfer Brian Stuard is set to make his first appearance in the Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club this upcoming weekend, April 6-9. Tee times and pairings for...

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