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Oakland at Milwaukee baseball series recap

Oakland at Milwaukee baseball series recap

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter April 10, 2024

Oakland baseball went on the road for the weekend to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and took on the Panthers in a three-game series. The Grizzlies entered the series 12-16 on the season, with Milwaukee being 4-21....

Softball swept Detroit Mercy this weekend to stay undefeated in Horizon League play.

Oakland softball dominates in series over Youngstown State

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter April 10, 2024

From Friday, April 5, until Saturday, April 6, the Oakland University softball team defeated the Youngstown State University (YSU) Penguins twice in a three-game series. This marks the Golden Grizzlies'...

Six Golden Grizzlies enter transfer portal

Six Golden Grizzlies enter transfer portal

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter April 10, 2024

Following the Oakland University men’s basketball team's conclusion to one of its most successful seasons in program history, many players have chosen to enter the transfer portal. At the time of...

Former OU basketball player Darrel Cole speaks about the culture of OU Athletics

Former OU basketball player Darrel Cole speaks about the culture of OU Athletics

Dayshawn Fields, Features Reporter April 3, 2024

Family and culture are the two defining characteristics of the Oakland University men’s basketball program. As the team leaves a historic season behind, these traits will continue to uplift the program...

Golden Grizzlies earn win against MSU Spartans for third time in program history

Golden Grizzlies earn win against MSU Spartans for third time in program history

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

The Oakland University baseball team defeated the Michigan State University (MSU) Spartans on the road with a final score of 11-7 on Wednesday, March 27. This marks the third-ever win against the Spartans...

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Flashing the Leather: Oakland center fielder Reggie Bussey makes SportsCenter

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

Everyone loves home runs. Who doesn’t get excited when the ball gets absolutely crushed? It gets the fans going, brings in runs, and is a major counting stat for players. Me? I like homers, too, sure....

Best moments from Oaklands NCAA Tournament run

Best moments from Oakland’s NCAA Tournament run

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

The men’s basketball team crafted one of the greatest stories, and their journey of getting to the NCAA Tournament is nothing short of amazing. Their victory dominated headlines and received a lot...

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Letter from the editor: Thank you, Golden Grizzlies

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief March 27, 2024

I still remember the day in early February when The Oakland Post's Sports Editor, Brock Heilig, told me the 2023-24 Oakland University men's basketball team had a good chance of going far in their season. However,...

What music has defined this year’s March Madness storylines?

What music has defined this year’s March Madness storylines?

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter March 27, 2024

They call it “madness” for a reason. Day one and two, brackets were busted left and right — no one was safe.  The NCAA Men’s Basketball March Madness Tournament has begun and is as stunning...

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Walk-on Evan Solomon fulfills his dreams during OU’s historic basketball season

James Elling, Contributor March 23, 2024

Evan Solomon has always been motivated by his dreams, and now, they are starting to come true as Oakland makes school history in the NCAA March Madness men’s basketball tournament. Evan Solomon, a...

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What music gets the men’s basketball team hype?

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter March 20, 2024

Music and basketball are more related than one usually thinks. Each men’s basketball game at the OU Credit Union O’Rena consists of dramatic and exciting highs, marked by contemporary songs that get...

Selection Sunday Watch Party reveals Golden Grizzlies place in NCAA Tournament

Selection Sunday Watch Party reveals Golden Grizzlies place in NCAA Tournament

Autumn Okuszka, Editor-in-Chief March 20, 2024

On March 17, Oakland University Athletics hosted a Selection Sunday Watch Party in the OU Credit Union O'rena after the men's basketball team won the Horizon League Championship on Tuesday, March 12, and...

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