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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 Reporter 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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Oakland baseball takes series 2-1 against Purdue Fort Wayne

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter April 17, 2024

The Golden Grizzlies baseball team got back to over .500 in their series win over the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons. OU now sits at 18-17 with 20 games remaining in the season. Let’s take a look at how...

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Three names the Detroit Lions could add to their team on draft night

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter April 17, 2024

With the NFL Draft set to kick off in Detroit on Thursday, April 25, all NFL general managers around the league, including Lions general manager Brad Holmes, are busy putting the finishing touches on something...

Oakland women’s softball wins Metro Series against Detroit Mercy

Oakland women’s softball wins Metro Series against Detroit Mercy

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter April 17, 2024

Oakland women’s softball defeated the University of Detroit Mercy in their yearly Metro Series against their archrivals. The Grizzlies took the first game on April 9 and then split the double-header...

Oakland at Milwaukee baseball series recap

Oakland at Milwaukee baseball series recap

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter April 10, 2024

Oakland baseball went on the road for the weekend to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and took on the Panthers in a three-game series. The Grizzlies entered the series 12-16 on the season, with Milwaukee being 4-21....

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Brock’s Thoughts: Caitlin Clark changed women’s basketball, and she’s not done yet

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 10, 2024

Six months ago, how many women’s college basketball players could you have named? Five? Maybe just two or three? Or was it only one? Caitlin Clark was already a national celebrity by the...

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South Carolina downs Caitlin Clark, Iowa in national championship

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter April 10, 2024

The undefeated Gamecocks won the National Championship over the Iowa Hawkeyes, 87-75. This was an electrifying game between two powerhouse teams. It was a strong start from Iowa, credited to Caitlin...

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

Oakland softball dominates in series over Youngstown State

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter April 10, 2024

From Friday, April 5, until Saturday, April 6, the Oakland University softball team defeated the Youngstown State University (YSU) Penguins twice in a three-game series. This marks the Golden Grizzlies'...

Six Golden Grizzlies enter transfer portal

Six Golden Grizzlies enter transfer portal

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter April 10, 2024

Following the Oakland University men’s basketball team's conclusion to one of its most successful seasons in program history, many players have chosen to enter the transfer portal. At the time of...

Golden Grizzlies earn win against MSU Spartans for third time in program history

Golden Grizzlies earn win against MSU Spartans for third time in program history

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

The Oakland University baseball team defeated the Michigan State University (MSU) Spartans on the road with a final score of 11-7 on Wednesday, March 27. This marks the third-ever win against the Spartans...

Brock’s Thoughts: 2024 NCAA Tournament a dud?

Brock’s Thoughts: 2024 NCAA Tournament a dud?

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 3, 2024

This year’s NCAA Tournament has been a major dud. There have been some great games and great players — see Jack Gohlke and D.J. Burns — but in terms of an overall entertainment factor, the 2024...

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