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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 Golden Grizzlies got on...

The Blitz: March 22, 2017

AuJenee Hirsch, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2017

Baseball Oakland (1-16) dropped all three games in the series against Indiana State University (8-4, 9-5 and 5-4, respectively). In the series opener, the Golden Grizzlies held the lead through five innings, until the Sy...

The Blitz: March 15, 2017

Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2017

Baseball at Virginia Commonwealth University In the opening game of the three-day series, Oakland fell to VCU 5-2 on Friday, March 10. Starting on the mound, Jake Lee went seven innings with 6 strikeouts. After giving up 2 runs i...

The Blitz: Feb. 15, 2017

Christian Miller, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2017

Track and field Oakland’s track teams competed against several opponents in a variety of events over the weekend. The Golden Grizzlies’ first matchup came on the road when they faced Grand Valley State University on Sa...

The Blitz: Feb. 1, 2017

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor

January 31, 2017

Swimming and diving Both the men's and women's swimming and diving teams emerged victorious in their matchup against Cleveland State University on Friday, Jan. 27.  Oakland brought home many first-place finishes in a variety of ...

The Blitz: Nov. 9, 2016

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor

November 8, 2016

Tennis Oakland ended the fall season with its third and final tournament, the Youngstown State University Invitational in Boardman, Ohio. Allison Motea (7-6, 0-6, 13-11 singles) got fourth in flight A, and Alexandra Whall (6-1,...

The Sporting Blitz

Compiled by Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor

October 11, 2016

TENNIS Samantha Galloway (5-7, 6-1, 1-0 (3)), Alexandra Whall (6-1, 6-3), Sofia Borcuti (6-2, 6-0) and Amanda Nilsson (6-4, 4-6, 10-8) advanced to the consolation final at the Bronco Invitational at Western Michigan University. Borcu...

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

Nowshin Chowdhury

April 20, 2016

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...

The Blitz for April 19, 2016

Compiled from by Sam Schlenner

April 19, 2016

Softball (9-21, 4-4)W 6-5 at Eastern Michigan: Sarah Hartley went 2-for-3 and got 2 RBIs and one run. Laura Pond pitched 1 ⅓ to get her first career save. Haley Zemmer pitched 5 ⅔ without allowing an earned run. She got the wi...

Student athletes promote literacy

Reported by Katlynn Emaus, written by Sam Schlenner

April 9, 2016

Oakland University student-athletes put the reading in March. Over 100 Golden Grizzlies read to elementary students throughout March is Reading Month, according to senior softball infielder Sarah Hartley.“Athletics gets tons of new ...

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