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The rising trend of collegiate esports

The rising trend of collegiate esports

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor November 16, 2022

It’s Christmas morning in 1972 — boys and girls all across the country are plugging in and playing games like table tennis and football on their new Magnavox Odyssey. This marked the beginning of the...

Roundnet Club is a fast-growing club sport at Oakland University.

Roundnet bounces into being top club sport

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor February 23, 2022

Club sports are a staple of the college experience, and Oakland University is no exception. One of the fastest growing clubs at OU is the Roundnet Club. Roundnet — commonly referred to as Spikeball —...

Doors to the Grizz Dome are all thats left standing following the collapse of the facility.

Grizz Dome athletics facility deflates, collapses completely

Jeff Thomas and Matthew Scheidel February 19, 2022

Amid winter weather conditions early Saturday morning, on-campus athletic facility the Grizz Dome collapsed completely. While the situation is still being investigated, it is believed that a campus-wide...

Oakland University Athletics won the McCafferty Trophy for the first time since 2018.

Golden Grizzlies win 2021 McCafferty Trophy

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor June 30, 2021

Oakland University Athletics has won the Horizon League McCafferty Trophy for the fifth time since joining the conference in 2013, according to a press release.  Named in honor of James J. McCafferty,...

OU student Kate Nye will be competing at the Tokyo Olympics.

OU student headed to the Tokyo Summer Olympics

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor June 30, 2021

When you come back to campus this fall, there’s a chance you’ll walk past a U.S. Olympian.  Kate Nye, an Oakland University student majoring in health science, will be headed to Tokyo next month...

Alex Underwood utilizes love of sports in new position

Alex Underwood utilizes love of sports in new position

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor January 27, 2021

Alex Underwood has been a sports fan his entire life. Ask anyone who knows him, and they’ll say sports are his biggest obsession. “I'm a big Cleveland sports fan,” Underwood said. “I grew up...

OU athletic training staff adapt to COVID-19 protocol

Andrew Bernsdorf, Staff Reporter January 23, 2021

As the pandemic continues through the country, the Oakland University athletic training staff is preparing the athletic department to start up seasons again with extra steps, ensuring athletes are safe. Athletic...

The womens basketball team practices on the Blacktop.

Women’s basketball preview: A fun team on the hunt

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor November 9, 2016

Oakland women’s basketball experienced a double-trouble loss last after last season in the graduations of Olivia Nash and Elena Popkey, the 13th and 11th all-time leading scorers in Oakland history,...

Mens basketball player Nick Daniels is interviewed by reporters on media day.

Men’s basketball preview: New faces, same goal

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor November 9, 2016

Here we are in the year after Kay Felder. The point guard prodigy departed for the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he has since scored his first career NBA basket, but his former teammates — Nick Daniels,...

Martez Walker scored 23 points in his 36 minutes of play.

Men’s basketball wallops Grand Valley in exhibition game

AuJenee Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief November 9, 2016

The Golden Grizzlies took down the Grand Valley State University Lakers 98-68 in the men's basketball exhibition game on Monday, Nov. 7, in the O’rena. “I thought that this was an outstanding game...

Seniors Brandon Woodfull, Alex Serwatka and Chase Jabbori get honored on senior night at the soccer field.

Men’s soccer gets tournament spot in 5-2 win over No. 2 UIC

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor November 9, 2016

The goals seemed to fall from the sky on Friday, Nov. 4. Oakland men’s soccer (6-10, 5-4) beat No. 2 University of Illinois at Chicago (7-7-3, 5-3-1) in a 5-2 win at the Oakland Soccer Field. The...

The Golden Grizzlies ended their six game winning streak with a loss to the Milwaukee Panthers.

Volleyball sends Penguins home quickly

AuJenee Hirsch, Editor-in-Chief November 9, 2016

Oakland University volleyball (18-9, 10-3) took down the Youngstown State Penguins (7-20, 1-12) in three sets on Friday, Nov. 4. “Last weekend, we had a really solid weekend, played really well, so...

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