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Sydney Campbell winds up to pitch against Detroit Mercy on April 10.

Softball sweeps Metro Series to stay undefeated in conference play

Payton Bucki, Features Editor April 13, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies softball team went 3-0 in a three-game series against the University of Detroit Mercy Titans on April 9-10 at the Oakland Softball Field. Game One The Golden...

Oakland scored their first win over the Michigan State Spartans since 2011 last Tuesday.

Softball defeats Michigan State for first time in over a decade

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 13, 2022

Oakland University softball defeated the Michigan State Spartans 10-5 on Tuesday, April 5 at Secchia Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan. The Golden Grizzlies made the hour-long trip out west on Tuesday...

Lauren Griffith had two RBIs in game one of the Oakland softball teams weekend series against Purdue-Fort Wayne. Photo courtesy of OU Athletics.

Softball sweeps weekend series against Purdue-Fort Wayne

Payton Bucki, Features Editor April 6, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies softball team went 3-0 in a three-game series against the Purdue-Fort Wayne Mastodons on April 1-2 at the Purdue-Fort Wayne Softball Field in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Game...

Oakland softball lost via mercy rule to the Michigan State Spartans on Sunday. Photo courtesy of OU Athletics.

Softball blown out by Michigan State in last-minute matchup

Payton Bucki, Features Editor March 23, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies softball team suffered a tough 9-0 loss to the Michigan State Spartans on March 20 at Secchia Stadium in East Lansing, MI. The game was scheduled after Oakland...

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,...

Madison Jones hit a home run in game two of the Oakland softball teams series against Northern Kentucky.

Softball sweeps series against Northern Kentucky to begin conference play

Payton Bucki, Features Editor March 16, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies softball team went 3-0 in a three-game series to the Northern Kentucky University Norse on March 10-11 at the Frank Ignatius Grein Softball Field in Highland Heights,...

Oakland University softball huddling up. The Golden Grizzlies will start their season on Friday, Feb. 25.

Oakland softball looking for another historical season

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor February 23, 2022

Last season ended in gut-wrenching fashion for the Oakland University softball team. Down 4-2 going into the seventh inning of the Horizon League championship game, the Grizzlies had just three outs...

Sydney Campbell winding up to pitch against Youngstown State in the Horizon League Softball Semifinals.

Oakland softball falls in Horizon League Finals

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor May 26, 2021

Oakland University softball lost in the Horizon League Finals to the University of Illinois-Chicago Flames last weekend. The Golden Grizzlies were the two-seed in the tournament. They faced the same...

Jamie Squires squares up on a ball against Cleveland State. Squires set the OU record for RBIs with her grand slam.

Oakland softball sweeps Cleveland State, extends winning streak

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor April 14, 2021

The Oakland University softball team extended their winning streak to eight games with a sweep of the Cleveland State Vikings April 9-10 at the Oakland Softball Field. The Vikings struck first in game...

Softball starts conference play on a high note

Lauren Reid, Content Editor March 17, 2021

Oakland University Softball opened their season at the Purple/Gold Challenge in Nashville on Friday, March 5, dropping the first three matchups against Loyola but snagging a 4-2 win on March 6. Since Horizon...

Softball coach enters fourth season in pursuit of a title

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief November 16, 2020

In 2015, Lauren Karn was in the dugout for the Pittsburgh Panthers in the regional stage of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) tournament as an assistant coach. The regional stage...

Softball star wraps up Golden Grizzly career

Softball star wraps up Golden Grizzly career

Devin Boatwright, Staff Reporter March 20, 2019

Senior Brittney Miller is attempting to end her final year of softball with a bang. Miller started her sporting career playing baseball when she was only three years old. She made the switch to softball...

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