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Brock’s Thoughts: Goodbye, old friend

Brock’s Thoughts: Goodbye, old friend

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor October 4, 2023

My childhood unofficially ended a few days ago. It’s time to turn the page to a new chapter of life — one that doesn’t include one of the most prominent figures of my childhood. When someone...

A tribute to Detroit Tigers legend Miguel Cabrera

A tribute to Detroit Tigers legend Miguel Cabrera

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter October 4, 2023

Miguel Cabrera, the legendary slugger, is officially retiring from playing professional baseball after 21 years, leaving an indelible mark on the sport and a lasting legacy in the hearts of fans. Cabrera...

Oakland University will be join the ranks of Michigan State and the University of Michigan with their very own Detroit Tigers University Night, September 4. 

Opinion: Baseball’s new pitch clock is awful, goes against sport’s core values

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 15, 2023

I have a bone to pick with Major League Baseball (MLB) and its players. In case you didn’t know, over the offseason, the MLB made up a list of a variety of new rules. These rules were put in place...

Justin Verlander tips his cap to the crowd following his warm-up tosses before his start against the Tigers in 2018.

Justin Verlander returning to Detroit? Not so fast

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor November 3, 2021

It's no secret that this is a massive offseason for the Detroit Tigers. After years of being bottomfeeders, the team showed tons of promise under first-year manager A.J. Hinch this season and are ready...

Kansas City royally spoils Miguel Cabrera’s 500th home run celebration

Kansas City royally spoils Miguel Cabrera’s 500th home run celebration

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter October 6, 2021

On a night celebrating Detroit Tigers’ designated hitter Miguel Cabrera, the Kansas City Royals beat the Tigers 3-1. Cabrera, 38, became the 28th player in the history of Major League Baseball to...

Detroit Tigers General Manager Al Avila.

Tigers rebuild is over? We’ll see about that

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor July 28, 2021

On May 7, the Detroit Tigers were 9-24. It looked like they were headed for another 100-loss season. For a team that had been rebuilding for the better part of five years, this was certainly disappointing.  Fast...

Miguel Cabrera extends a hand to the fans after hitting his iconic snow home run on opening day.

Miguel Cabrera: The last icon in Detroit sports

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief June 30, 2021

For Detroit sports fans, it’s been several long years of game days spent cussing at our TV screens. This current season for the Tigers hasn’t been much different. With a 34-44 record, the ball club...

When was the last time you held a flag?

Northern Guard Invasion, May 11, 2016

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor May 19, 2016

When was the last time you held a flag?

Students show off clay bobble heads that they made during the Tigers marketing workshop hosted by AMA on Thursday, March 10. 

Tigers representative speaks to American Marketing Association

Sarah Lawrence March 13, 2016

Students show off clay bobble heads that they made during the Tigers marketing workshop hosted by AMA on Thursday, March 10. 

The CSA service window offers a wide variety of tickets for on-campus activities and events.

CSA ticket window holds variety of discounted tickets for students

By Alexus Bomar October 4, 2015

A social life gold mine is buried deep in the OC at the Center for Student Activities and Leadership Development (CSA) service window, which offers students discounted tickets and trips.“There are so...

This is the first time Oakland University has been a part of Detroit Tigers University Nights.

Grizzlies in the D

By Sean Gardner August 29, 2015

For 11 years, the Oakland alumni association has held an OU night at Comerica Park. This year, Grizzlies young and old have a second opportunity to celebrate being from Oakland University, at the Detroit...

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