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Women’s basketball recap

By Web Master

March 18, 2008

Filed under Sports

By Tim RathContributing ReporterIt seems fitting that in the first year of the newly-christened Summit League, the 2007-08 Oakland University women's basketball season was full of peaks and valleys.Expectations were high for th...

In Case You Missed It…

By Web Master

March 18, 2008

Filed under Sports

Oakland baseball shut down by Tulane in three-game series   Tulane shut down Oakland University's baseball team in last weekend's three-game series, outscoring the Grizzlies by a combined score of 38-0.   In Friday's 3-0 loss, Mike Takashima (0-1) pitched six innings, allowing three runs, two earned, on four hits and six walks before being relieved by Shane McCatty who pitched two scoreless innings.   Matt Trausch (1-3) suffered the loss in Saturday's contest, after allowing 10 hits and nine earned runs in 4.2 innings, as Tulane knocked off the Grizzlies 19-0.   Tulane closed out the series with a 16-0 win over the Grizzlies Sunday, with Andrew Estes (1-2) allowing six earned runs on eight hits in 4.2 innings.Grizzlies make quick work of Kangaroos in sweep   Oakland University's softball team opened up Summit League play, sweeping UMKC 3-2 and 12-2 in six innings Friday.   Oakland third baseman Caitlin Lynch led the Golden Grizzlies with two home runs and Roberta     Ches added another in Oakland's first win of the afternoon.   The Grizzlies jumped out to a 12-0 lead over the Kagaroos in the second game, before UMKC got on the board with two runs in the bottom of the sixth. Pitcher Jessica Granger (5-5) picked up both wins for Oakland.                                                                                                             --Brittany Ochtinsky, Senior Reporter

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Men’s basketball recap

By Web Master

March 18, 2008

Filed under Sports

By Samantha FranzSports EditorAfter notching a Division I school record of 19 wins last season and making an appearance in the Summit League Championship game, Oakland University's men's basketball began to gain a following.M...

Record free throws attempts propel OU to semi-finals

By Web Master

March 10, 2008

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By Samantha FranzSports Editor  TULSA, Okla. -- It's not every day a tournament record is broken. While maybe not as exciting to watch as a single-game points record or a new high in steals, the third-seeded Golden Grizzlies' 55 re...

Women’s basketball advances to semi-finals

By Web Master

March 9, 2008

Filed under Sports

By Tim RathContributing Reporter As the latest winter blast crippled travel plans all across the Midwest, the Oakland University women's basketball team was not immune to delays. No, the no. 1-seeded Golden Grizzlies weren't ...

We’re blogging!

By Web Master

March 8, 2008

Filed under Sports

Don't be left out! Sports Editor Samantha Franz and Contributing Reporter Tim Rath give you all the inside details of the Summit League Basketball Tournament on our exclusive blog:http://www.oaklandpostsports.blogspot.com/You...

Peaking at the right time

By Web Master

March 4, 2008

Filed under Sports

By Samantha FranzSports EditorBreak out your bracket and set your TiVo to ESPN becauseMarch Madness is upon us. But before teams begin to arrive at the Big Dance,they first have to get through their conference tournaments. Starti...

Coming up empty-handed

By Web Master

March 4, 2008

Filed under Sports

By Brittany OchtinskySenior ReporterROCHESTER, N.Y. â€" Oakland University's hockey team traveled to Rochester, N.Y., hoping to follow up last season's ACHA Division I national championship with another, but the Grizzlies couldn...

Golden Grizzlies grab the No. 1 spot

By Web Master

March 4, 2008

Filed under Sports

By Tim RathContributing ReporterThe Oakland University women'sbasketball team will once again begin the Summit League Tournament looking downon their opposition.Monday's victory at Southern Utahcapped a five-game winning streak t...

Grizzlies flounder against IPFW

By Web Master

February 25, 2008

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By Samantha FranzSports EditorROCHESTER â€" Men's basketball head coach Greg Kampe called it. Back in an Oct. 2007 interview with The Oakland Post, Kampe referred to first-year Summit League contender IPFW as a "dark ho...

Despite injuries, OU women top IPFW

By Web Master

February 25, 2008

Filed under Sports

By Tim RathContributing ReporterROCHESTER â€" Following a Jan. 19 loss to IPFW, the Oakland University women's basketball team just hadn't looked like itself.The Golden Grizzlies seemed to be playing a different style than t...

Softball team looking to improve

By Web Master

February 25, 2008

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By Tim RathContributing ReporterAs cliche as it may seem, all too often, coaches tend to use disrespect as a motivational tool. Some even goso far as to hunt for it.If he chooses to, Oakland University softball head coach Glenn...

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