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A member of Oakland Universitys womens golf team lines up for a putt on Monday, Sept. 27.

Amalia Shahzan leads Oakland to Horizon League championship

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor May 18, 2022

The Oakland women’s golf team secured the Horizon League championship back in April on the back of Amalia Shahzan’s outstanding performance. The championship round took place in Howey-in-the-Hills,...

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

Detroit Lions finally have effective general manager

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter May 18, 2022

The 2022 NFL draft has come and gone. The new NFL season is just around the corner, and the Lions got a haul in this draft.  The picks include defensive end Aidan Hutchinson (Michigan), wide receiver...

The Oakland baseball team got their first series victory against Wright State ever this weekend.

OU baseball bringing it all together heading into Horizon League Championships

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter May 18, 2022

This season the Oakland University Baseball Team has compiled a 27-24 record, significantly better than last season's 18-29. The team is 16-10 in conference play, 15-6 at home and 12-18 on the road. Since...

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

Oakland Softball Team closes out season with pair of Horizon League championships

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor May 18, 2022

The winter semester of classes ended last month and students are off for the summer, but student athletes that participate in spring sports are still competing and hoping to win championships.  The...

Seth Tucker scores on a sac fly to score the winning run for Oakland in game 1 of their series against UIC.

Baseball drops conference series for first time this season to UIC

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter April 13, 2022

The Golden Grizzlies baseball team tasted defeat for the first time in a Horizon League series during this 2022 campaign, falling 2-1 to the UIC Flames last weekend. With this series loss, the Golden...

Ryan Mathews and his wife, Amanda.

People of OU: English teacher and Detroit Lions blogger Ryan Mathews

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor April 13, 2022

Most people are happy to be successful at one job, but Ryan Mathews is lucky enough to be successful at two. Many know Mathews as the senior editor for Pride of Detroit, a Detroit Lions blog for SB...

Amalia Shahzan finished second among Oakland golfers with a score of +5. Photo courtesy of OU Athletics.

Women’s golf finishes 8th at Delores Black Falcon Invitational

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter April 13, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies women’s golf team wrapped up their regular season with an eighth-place finish at the Delores Black Falcon Invitational in Bowling Green, Ohio, on April 9-10. The...

A plan to upgrade the Oakland Baseball Field is in the works.

An update on renovations to the Oakland Baseball Field

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor April 13, 2022

The scene at the Oakland University baseball field over the last couple of years has often been a grim one. When the weather is good, so is the field’s surface — but when it isn’t, it’s a sloppy...

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

Softball sweeps Metro Series to stay undefeated in conference play

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter 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...

Quinton Kujawa pitched five shutout innings while only allowing one hit in Oaklands win over Bowling Green.

Oakland sneaks past Bowling Green in pitchers’ duel

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 13, 2022

Oakland University baseball defeated the Bowling Green Falcons 3-2 on Tuesday, April 5 at the Oakland Baseball Field. The bats were quiet in this one. The two teams combined to score just five runs...

Mens golf Head Coach Nick Pumford looking on at his team. Photo courtesy of OU Athletics.

Men’s golf coach prepares team for Horizon League Tournament

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter April 13, 2022

On the heels of Oakland’s appearance in the Horizon League Golf Tournament, men’s golf Head Coach Nick Pumford is gearing the team up to defend the Horizon League Championship. Pumford, who became...

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...

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