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Rising above: Oakland’s basketball prodigy Tone Hunter

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter December 13, 2023

All the way from Las Vegas, Nevada, Tone Hunter is among the dynamic additions to this year’s Oakland men’s basketball team. Hunter’s journey to prominence within the team is a result of his fortitude,...

Brock’s Thoughts: Losing to Walsh? Really?

Brock’s Thoughts: Losing to Walsh? Really?

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor November 1, 2023

I understand it was an exhibition game, but how can you possibly lose to Walsh University if you’re Oakland? In case you missed it, Oakland dropped its first game of the season to Walsh University...

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New faces, same determination: A Detroit Pistons preview

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter October 25, 2023

A fresh NBA season is upon us, and the Detroit Pistons kick off their season on the road against the Miami Heat on Wednesday, Oct. 25. Considering the last time the Pistons took the court was in April,...

Mens basketball defeated by Walsh in exhibition bout

Men’s basketball defeated by Walsh in exhibition bout

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter October 25, 2023

The men’s basketball team fell short to the Walsh Cavaliers in an exhibition game to start the season, 75-69. The Cavaliers gave the Grizzlies a run for their money from the very beginning. The first...

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The 2023-2024 season: NBA’s thrilling return

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter October 11, 2023

The National Basketball Association has made a triumphant return for the 2023-2024 season. One of the most exciting aspects of this new season is the level of talent and competition. The NBA is overflowing...

Womens basketball makes strides with new hire, transfer additions

Women’s basketball makes strides with new hire, transfer additions

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter July 19, 2023

The Oakland University women’s basketball team has had a busy off-season.  On July 5, the team announced the hiring of Myron Brown as Director of Player Development and Brand Management. “I...

Kahlaijah Dean drives to the basket against Purdue-Fort Wayne on Feb. 19.

Women’s basketball snaps three-game losing streak with Senior Day victory

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter February 23, 2022

The Golden Grizzlies women’s basketball team pulled out a close victory against the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons on Senior Day, squeaking out a 58-54 win amidst a hard fought offensive battle.  The...

Point guard Brianna Breedy is a senior this year, with hopes to become a physical therapist.

Brianna Breedy: Shooting for her dream

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter February 16, 2022

Killing two birds with one stone when it comes to sports and academics? Easier said than done. Brianna Breedy, however, has done so during her time at Oakland University both as a student and an athlete. Women’s...

Breanne Beatty scored eight points in 32 minutes of action on Sunday.

Women’s basketball bounces back against UIC with double-digit victory

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter February 9, 2022

The Golden Grizzlies, after walking away with a loss to the IUPUI Jaguars days before, bounced back in a big way against the UIC Flames last Sunday.  Their third quarter woes and slumps, a problem...

Breanne Beatty looks to pass the ball against Detroit Mercy on Jan. 20.

Women’s basketball battles back to sweep Metro Series

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter January 26, 2022

After trailing the Detroit Mercy Titans going into the fourth quarter of a very close game, the Golden Grizzlies won a hard fought basketball game 66-62 to get above .500 on the season on Saturday.  Despite...

Opinion: Heres how Oakland mens basketball can win the Horizon League

Opinion: Here’s how Oakland men’s basketball can win the Horizon League

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter January 26, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men’s basketball team is currently tied for first in the Horizon League record-wise. At 14-5, including 8-1 in conference play, this Oakland team has proven to...

The Harlem Globetrotters came to the Orena for two performances on Saturday, Jan. 22.

World-renowned Harlem Globetrotters perform at O’rena

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor January 26, 2022

The Harlem Globetrotters came to Oakland University for two performances on Saturday, Jan. 22 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. as part of the Spread Game Tour. With a nearly full O’rena for both shows, the Globetrotters...

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