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Jimmie Williams has blossomed into one of the most decorated runners in Oakland track and field history.  Photo courtesy of OU Athletics

Men’s track star Jimmie Williams on breaking records and building a legacy

Payton Bucki, Features Editor March 23, 2022

Oakland University track runner Jimmie Williams began his last indoor track season on Jan. 21 at Indiana University's Gladstein Invitational with one of the worst races of his life.  “When I got...

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,...

Jimmie Williams (front and center) is headed to the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships after his record-setting performance. Photo courtesy of OU Athletics.

Track and Field finishes third at Horizon League Championships

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter March 1, 2022

During the Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championships, held in Youngstown, Ohio on Feb. 26-27, both the women’s and men’s Golden Grizzlies track and field teams turned in admirable performances...

Yami Albrecht and TJ Brooks running in an event. Photo courtesy of OU Athletics.

Track and Field remains competitive in GVSU Big Meet

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter February 16, 2022

New school records were set when Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men and women’s track and field team took the field in the annual Grand Valley State University Big Meet Friday and Saturday on Feb....

The Oakland University track and field team competed in the Meyo Invitational this past weekend.

Track and Field showcase talents in Meyo Invitational

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter February 9, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men’s and women’s track teams ended up with No Team Scores in the Meyo Invitational on Feb. 4 and 5 in South Bend, Indiana, as they put up new Horizon League...

The Oakland track and field team had their first meet of the season on Friday.

Track and field starts season at SVSU Meet

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter January 19, 2022

The Golden Grizzlies’ Track and Field team opened up the new year with their first meet this past Friday, heading back to Saginaw Valley State University to compete in the SVSU Classic.  In their...

The Sporting Blitz: Dec. 5, 2018

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief December 5, 2018

Women’s Basketball This past week, the women's basketball team had two road games, losing both. On Thursday, Nov. 29 the women traveled to Illinois State University to take on the Redbirds, losing...

Track and field hosts third annual Golden Grizzly Invite

AuJenee Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief April 18, 2017

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...

The Golden Grizzlies defeated rivals University of Detroit Mercy in its first outdoor home meet of the season.

Track and field teams take down the Titans in dual meet

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor April 9, 2017

Track and field had its first home outdoor track meet of the season on Saturday, April 8.  The Golden Grizzlies hosted rival University of Detroit Mercy in the annual Detroit Dual meet.  Both the men's...

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...

Track and field opens outdoor season

AuJenee Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief March 28, 2017

Correction: The original version of this article erroneously stated that Rachel Levy ran the 5,000m in 6:54.28. Her actual time was 16:54:58.   Track and field opened its outdoor season this past weekend...

Student-athletes use The Grizz in the Orena as a study room.

Student-athletes excel on both sides of the hyphen

Katie LaDuke, Managing Editor March 7, 2017

As winter sports come to a close, many athletes show that they are competitors both on and off the field. At the end of February, the Horizon League announced the Academic All-League Teams for basketball,...

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