The Oakland Post

Women’s volleyball: balanced and experienced

Robert Andrews, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2016

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Two years ago, Oakland volleyball was ranked third in the Horizon League Preseason Poll. They didn’t disappoint; they won the conference title. This season they are again ranked third in the Horizon League Preseason Poll. Premonition? “I think they have taken on a challenge that started last November to prepare for this sea...

A night of legacy and courage: the second annual Black and Gold Awards

Nowshin Chowdhury

April 20, 2016

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Gathering outside the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Oakland student-athletes were dressed in formal attire and surrounded by familiar faces for the second annual Black and Gold Awards. Oakland University Athletics hosted the awards combined with the Lepley Hall of Honor induction on Monday, April 18 for a night filled with laugh...

Does the O’rena deploy enough security?

Ally Racey

March 26, 2016

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With attendance exceeding 3,500 at six home men’s basketball games this season, is security at the O’rena a concern?Andy Adrianse, director of facilities for Oakland University Athletics, wrote in an email that the school inten...

Players cross state lines to continue passion

By Ally Racey

August 27, 2015

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Going away to college can be exciting, but it can also be nerve-wracking. Some students attending college don’t only move a few hours away from home, they might move out of state.Senior Allia Knight and junior Rachel Grier ...

Women’s volleyball returns August 28

By Ally Racey

August 2, 2015

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Oakland University volleyball is back and ready to claim a winning title once again.After winning the Horizon League last season and making it to the NCAA tournament, the Golden Grizzles are projected to do the same this year...

OU student-athletes lead Horizon League with 125 spring honor roll selections

By Michael Keenan

July 2, 2015

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For the fourth straight semester, Oakland University student-athletes lead the Horizon League in Honor Roll selections. The Golden Grizzlies saw 125 student-athletes meet the honor roll benchmark, placing them above all other scho...

Perspectives: Playing through the pain

By Melissa Deatsch

November 18, 2014

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I’ve been healthy for almost my entire volleyball career. No injuries have ever prevented me from playing in big games. On Thursday Nov. 13, I thought that streak would come to an end. I landed on a teammate during practice an...

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