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Softball swept by YSU in league opener

Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports / Womens, Sports / Womens / Softball

On Friday, March 24, Oakland softball traveled to Youngstown, Ohio to begin Horizon League play against Youngstown State University. The Golden Grizzlies dropped their three-game series to the Penguins, bringing their record to 7-13. ...

The Blitz: March 22, 2017

AuJenee Hirsch, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports / Mens, Sports / Mens / Baseball, Sports / Womens, Sports / Womens / Softball, Sports / Womens / Tennis

Baseball Oakland (1-16) dropped all three games in the series against Indiana State University (8-4, 9-5 and 5-4, respectively). In the series opener, the Golden Grizzlies held the lead through five innings, until the Sy...

Men’s basketball season comes to an end with loss to the Spiders

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor

March 19, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports / Mens, Sports / Mens / Basketball

The Oakland men’s basketball team traveled to Virginia to take on the University of Richmond in the second round of the program’s first NIT appearance. After a hard-fought 40 minutes, the Golden Grizzlies fell to the Spiders...

The Blitz: March 15, 2017

Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports / Mens, Sports / Mens / Baseball, Sports / Mens / Golf, Sports / Womens, Sports / Womens / Softball, Sports / Womens / Tennis

Baseball at Virginia Commonwealth University In the opening game of the three-day series, Oakland fell to VCU 5-2 on Friday, March 10. Starting on the mound, Jake Lee went seven innings with 6 strikeouts. After giving up 2 runs i...

Janish returns to baseball team after year of focusing on school

Christian Miller, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2017

Filed under Sports

Athletes may spend years perfecting their technique, but for Tyler Janish, baseball came inherently. “I had two older sisters growing up that were both very involved with sports, so right from the womb, I was introduced to ...

Expectations are high for new head women’s soccer coach

AuJenee Hirsch, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports / Womens, Sports / Womens / Soccer

Athletic Director Jeff Konya announced Monday, March 6 that Juan Pablo Favero is the new head coach of the Oakland University women’s soccer team. Favero replaces Margaret Saurin, whose resignation was announced Jan. 27. Faver...

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