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Grizzlies Racing secures second place at inaugural Oakland University Grand Prix

Grizzlies Racing secures second place at inaugural Oakland University Grand Prix

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor July 7, 2024

On Saturday, June 29, Oakland University's Formula SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) team, Grizzlies Racing, placed second at the inaugural Oakland University Grand Prix. "With the team we have,...

Behind the Wheel: Inside Grizzlies Racing’s preparation for the Oakland University Grand Prix

Behind the Wheel: Inside Grizzlies Racing’s preparation for the Oakland University Grand Prix

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor June 19, 2024

Coming off their impressive 14th-place finish at the Formula SAE competition at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, MI, Grizzlies Racing shows no signs of slowing down as they prepare to host...

Oakland baseball triumph against CMU in final home game of the regular season

Oakland baseball triumph against CMU in final home game of the regular season

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor May 15, 2024

On Tuesday, May 14, the Oakland Golden Grizzlies baseball team defeated the Central Michigan University (CMU) Chippewas in their final home game of the regular season at the Oakland Baseball Field with...

Oakland University Athletics holds 10th annual Black and Gold Awards celebration

Oakland University Athletics holds 10th annual Black and Gold Awards celebration

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter April 24, 2024

On April 15, the amazing athletes of Oakland University gathered in the OU Credit Union O’rena to celebrate the year’s accomplishments and receive recognition for their outstanding seasons and performances. Dubbed...

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Golden Grizzlies bolster roster with three signings for upcoming season

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor April 24, 2024

On Thursday, April 18, Jaylen Jones, Jayson Woodrich and Deng Majak officially signed on to join the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men’s basketball team. With diverse playing styles among all...

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OU Track and Field hosts third annual Elaine Leigh Invite

Chloe Kukuk, Campus Editor April 24, 2024

On April 19 and 20, Oakland University track and field closed its regular season by hosting its third annual Elaine Leigh Invite, which brought together high school athletes, collegiate athletes and community...

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An interview with the Athlete of the Year Award recipient, Sydney Campbell

Gracie Murray, Features Reporter April 24, 2024

The 10th annual Black and Gold Awards were held on Monday, April 15.  The Black and Gold Awards are held every year to celebrate and congratulate all the student-athletes on their successes in the...

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Brock’s Thoughts: In ascending NFC North, Lions need to ace 2024 NFL Draft

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 24, 2024

The 29th overall pick is a very unfamiliar spot for the Detroit Lions. They’re oftentimes selecting in the top 15, top 10, or even the top five, which is indicative of the putrid season they many...

Cleveland State transfer Jayson Woodrich commits to Oakland

Cleveland State transfer Jayson Woodrich commits to Oakland

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter April 24, 2024

Oakland men’s basketball has landed a commitment from fifth-year senior transfer Jayson Woodrich. Woodrich played his last four seasons at Cleveland State, but in his COVID-19-granted fifth year, he...

Oakland baseball claims nail-biting series victory against Northern Kentucky

Oakland baseball claims nail-biting series victory against Northern Kentucky

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor April 24, 2024

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies triumphed over the Northern Kentucky Norse in a three-game series at the Oakland Baseball Field that lasted from Friday, April 19, until Sunday, April 21. Notably,...

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Brock’s Thoughts: Scottie Scheffler is the ultimate family man

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 17, 2024

Scottie Scheffler was ready to give it all up. $3.6 million and the most prestigious, beautiful jacket in the world. It was all gone if he got the phone call. “What could possibly be more important...

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Bring out the brooms: Oakland softball sweeps Green Bay in three-game series

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor April 17, 2024

The Oakland University softball team swept the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB) Phoenix in a three-game series that started with a doubleheader on Saturday, April 13 and ended on Sunday, April...

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