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Powerlifting Club offers welcoming environment

Powerlifting Club offers welcoming environment

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter November 9, 2022

Powerlifting at Oakland University is a new student organization which seeks to provide a welcoming environment for lifters of all experience levels. Christina Johnson, an OU freshman majoring in exercise...

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 —...

Student organizations participate in the 2021 Fall Grizz Fest (pictured here).

Winter Grizz Fest to showcase student involvement on campus

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter December 8, 2021

The annual Oakland University Winter Grizz Fest is kicking off on Tuesday, Jan. 11, and Wednesday, Jan. 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m on both event days. On Tuesday, Jan. 11, the event will occur in...

Student-athlete advisory committee, campus orgs partner to host first annual Bear Pong event

Katlynn Emaus January 15, 2016

On Feb. 13th, 2016 there will yet another first at Oakland University — Bear Pong: the Nonalcoholic Social Event.Bear Pong, a large water pong tournament, will be held in the O'rena after Oakland's...

Club football team stays Levi Strong

Anthony Best January 3, 2016

A young Clarkston man helped bring purpose to an otherwise hopeless season for the football club at Oakland University. The Golden Grizzlies, coming off an undefeated championship season in 2014, lost...

Winter guard has only been around for a year and is already winning championships.

Winter guard wins state championship

By Melissa Deatsch April 6, 2015

In October of 2013, Laura Coan went to the recreation center to start an Oakland University Winter Guard club sport.The team had their very first practice Feb. 15, 2014.A little over a year later, on...

Many club sports for new OU students to choose from

By Scott Davis September 2, 2014

A number of OU club sports are gearing up for another season of play this upcoming fall. Whether it be the relatively new football team, the men’s Division I ice hockey team, or even the ballroom dance...

Oakland forward Billy Balent advances to Italy

By Katie Winkler December 18, 2013

Division I hockey team's forward Billy Balent was among 21 other athlete’s to be placed on the USA World University Hockey Team.This team recognizes athletes all over the country that participate in...

OU Football Club claws its way to first win

By Jake Alsko September 24, 2013

The OU Football Club jumped out to an early 17-point lead on the road against UM-Flint and refused to relinquish it en route to a 24-14 win in the university’s first-ever football game on Saturday. While...

Football Club kicks off inaugural season

Jon Davis September 7, 2013

Oakland University’s first club football team kicked off their first season Saturday, Sept. 7, to a elated crowd of over 200 students.  The team played near campus at the Auburn Hills Civic Center,...

“To beat (CMU) in four is outstanding for a new team with fresh players and huge intensity,” Team Captain Taylor Humm said. “It was just wonderful. A great win.”

Oakland takes down Central Michigan in volleyball season opener

By Jake Alsko August 30, 2013

Cassie Pelloni racked up 14 kills, and Mary Grassano tallied 13 digs for Oakland as the Golden Grizzlies defeated in-state rival Central Michigan in the O’rena Friday, earning OU’s first victory of...

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