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The Oakland University swimming and diving team won their ninth consecutive Horizon League title last weekend.

Swimming and Diving teammates Christian Bart, Susan LaGrand named to U.S. roster for World University Games

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor May 25, 2023

Legendary Swimming and Diving head coach Pete Hovland’s 44-year career has now officially come to an end, and his successor, Mitch Alters, has taken over. Hovland coached countless swimmers and divers...

Coach Peter Hovland was inducted into Michigan’s sports hall of fame in 2016.

Pete Hovland: A career to remember

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 5, 2023

A typical career lasts about 40 years. Oakland University Swimming and Diving Head Coach Pete Hovland’s career lasted just about that long — 44 years, to be exact — but it was anything but typical....

The Detroit Pistons won the NBA Draft Lottery, giving them the rights to the first overall pick for the first time since 1970.

Jaden Ivey, Jalen Duren big keys for Pistons’ future

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter April 5, 2023

The newest assets to the Detroit Pistons are a lethal duo that has what it takes for an exciting next season.  This year, Jaden Ivey has shown his potential in all areas as a first-year player. He...

The womens basketball team in a huddle against IU

Brooke Quarles-Daniels wins Horizon League Freshman of the Year

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter April 5, 2023

Oakland University guard Brooke Quarles-Daniels has been named the 2022-23 Horizon League Freshman of the Year in women’s basketball.  She made history as the first player in program history to receive...

The Oakland Swimming and Diving team defeated Cleveland State in their final regular season match on Friday.

Oakland names Mitch Alters new head coach of swimming and diving

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 5, 2023

On Friday afternoon, the Oakland University Athletic Department announced its next men’s and women’s swimming and diving head coach will be Mitch Alters. The announcement came not long after the...

The Lions celebrate their first win of the 2021 season against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 5, 2021. Photo via Forbes.

Column: Time to say goodbye to the ‘same, old Lions’?

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 29, 2023

For almost 100 years, the Detroit Lions have consistently been one of the worst franchises in sports. There’s no debating it. It’s as much a fact as two plus two equals four is.  It’s been...

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

Sydney Campbell becomes Oakland’s all-time winningest pitcher

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter March 29, 2023

Sydney Campbell is not only Oakland softball’s leader and star pitcher when she steps out on the mound, but she is also history in the making.  With the Golden Grizzlies’ 8-1 win over the IUPUI...

Softball swept Detroit Mercy this weekend to stay undefeated in Horizon League play.

Oakland splits series with Northern Kentucky, third game canceled

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 29, 2023

The Oakland softball team split its two-game series with Northern Kentucky over the weekend. Strong pitching from Sydney Campbell helped Oakland to the win in game one. With this win, Campbell became...

Nirva Patel gets into her stance while the opponent gets ready to serve against LSSU on March 19. Photo courtesy of OU Athletics.

Athlete Profile: Nirva Patel

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter March 29, 2023

Nirva Patel is on the women’s tennis team. She dominates on the court, and her tenacity has driven her to a successful tennis career.  She is a senior majoring in communication with a minor in digital...

Club sports teams representing OU on national stage

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor March 22, 2023

March marks a successful time to be on a club sports team, as the equestrian and Division III hockey teams embark on journeys for national tournaments. Equestrian is sending three riders to the national...

The Oakland mens basketball team suffered their first conference loss of the season on Thursday.

Men’s basketball 2022-23 season roundup

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter March 22, 2023

The Golden Grizzlies men’s basketball team ended the season with a 13-19 overall record and were 11-9 in Horizon League play.  One of the most memorable games was the overtime win against Eastern...

Breanne Beatty prepares to take a shot during Saturdays Cleveland State game.

Women’s basketball 2022-23 season roundup

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter March 22, 2023

The Oakland women’s basketball team ended the season 13-17 overall and 8-12 in the conference.  This is a team that can be described as dedicated to the game. Despite the Golden Grizzlies being knocked...

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