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Oakland baseball triumph against CMU in final home game of the regular season

Oakland baseball triumph against CMU in final home game of the regular season

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor May 15, 2024

On Tuesday, May 14, the Oakland Golden Grizzlies baseball team defeated the Central Michigan University (CMU) Chippewas in their final home game of the regular season at the Oakland Baseball Field with...

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Golden Grizzlies bolster roster with three signings for upcoming season

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor April 24, 2024

On Thursday, April 18, Jaylen Jones, Jayson Woodrich and Deng Majak officially signed on to join the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men’s basketball team. With diverse playing styles among all...

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An interview with the Athlete of the Year Award recipient, Sydney Campbell

Gracie Murray, Features Reporter April 24, 2024

The 10th annual Black and Gold Awards were held on Monday, April 15.  The Black and Gold Awards are held every year to celebrate and congratulate all the student-athletes on their successes in the...

Cleveland State transfer Jayson Woodrich commits to Oakland

Cleveland State transfer Jayson Woodrich commits to Oakland

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter April 24, 2024

Oakland men’s basketball has landed a commitment from fifth-year senior transfer Jayson Woodrich. Woodrich played his last four seasons at Cleveland State, but in his COVID-19-granted fifth year, he...

Oakland baseball claims nail-biting series victory against Northern Kentucky

Oakland baseball claims nail-biting series victory against Northern Kentucky

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor April 24, 2024

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies triumphed over the Northern Kentucky Norse in a three-game series at the Oakland Baseball Field that lasted from Friday, April 19, until Sunday, April 21. Notably,...

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 Editor 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 Editor 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 Editor 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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