The Oakland Post

Women’s cross country is league champion again

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor

November 1, 2016

After sweeping the Horizon League Cross Country Championship last year with both teams, Oakland put up another title for the women and a fifth-place finish for the men on Saturday, Oct. 29, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. “Kudos to the H...

Volleyball team teaches younger players

AuJenee Hirsch, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2016

Every year, the volleyball team hosts fall and winter volleyball clinics over the course of four days. The last day of the fall 2016 clinic took place Oct. 18, and 13 girls attended. “I set up a practice plan, and each week I...

Oakland 1, Valpo 0: Women’s soccer hangs on in Indiana

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor

October 25, 2016

Oakland women’s soccer (7-9-1, 4-4-0) brought home a win on the road at Valparaiso (8-9-0, 4-4-0) on Saturday, Oct. 22. The result came off a Valpo own goal in the 36th minute. A Crusader passed the ball back to goalkeeper Tes...

Meet the mascot: The Grizz

Nowshin Chowdhury

May 27, 2016

As student-athletes wear their jerseys on game day, behind closed doors another student puts on an oversized costume to become the Grizz for the next few hours. The Grizz, Oakland University’s current mascot, can be spotted at home games and other events greeting fans and taking ...

Student athletes promote literacy

Reported by Katlynn Emaus, written by Sam Schlenner

April 9, 2016

Oakland University student-athletes put the reading in March. Over 100 Golden Grizzlies read to elementary students throughout March is Reading Month, according to senior softball infielder Sarah Hartley.“Athletics gets tons of new ...

Athletics to offer students free Horizon League Tournament tickets

Kristen Davis

February 8, 2016

Oakland University’s athletic department will be providing all-session tickets for the Horizon League Tournament to the first 400 students in attendance at the men’s basketball home game against Milwaukee this Thursday, F...

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