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VIDEO: Max Hooper interviewed after working out for Pistons

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor

June 17, 2016

Former Oakland University sharpshooter Max Hooper made the rounds at the Pistons practice facility Friday morning, two days after Kay Felder did the same.“Not too [many] crazy things that you can do out there on the court,” ...

Sebastien Bellin back in U.S., took first step

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor

June 10, 2016

A CBS News video and GoFundMe update report that former Oakland men's basketball player Sebastien Bellin, who was injured in the Brussels Airport attack in March, is back in the U.S. and has taken his first step since the injuries."I am very happy to update that Sebastien's 6th and final surgery was very successful and he took his first step la...

Oakland wins McCafferty Trophy again

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor

June 5, 2016

Not since Notre Dame did it over twenty years ago has a school won the Horizon League's all-sports title in such overwhelming fashion. In the 1994-95 season, the Irish did it with 99 points. For the 2015-16 season, Oakland did it with...

Meet the mascot: The Grizz

Nowshin Chowdhury

May 27, 2016

As student-athletes wear their jerseys on game day, behind closed doors another student puts on an oversized costume to become the Grizz for the next few hours. The Grizz, Oakland University’s current mascot, can be spotted at home games and other events greeting fans and taking ...

Farewell, Felder: Point guard signs with agents, leaves Oakland basketball, shoots for NBA

Sam Schlenner

April 12, 2016

He’s wanted this since he was three years old.“That’s when I picked it up and never put it down.”Kay Felder, Oakland men's basketball team’s former point guard, has signed with agents Michael Silverman and Brandon ...

Student athletes promote literacy

Reported by Katlynn Emaus, written by Sam Schlenner

April 9, 2016

Oakland University student-athletes put the reading in March. Over 100 Golden Grizzlies read to elementary students throughout March is Reading Month, according to senior softball infielder Sarah Hartley.“Athletics gets tons of new ...

Rachel Waite bound for Olympic Trials

Hannah Gorosh

April 3, 2016

The countdown to the 2016 Olympic Trials has begun for junior swimmer Rachel Waite.“After I made the cuts, it was more just focusing on my college season and getting through our big meet, our Horizon League Championship,” Waite...

The proposed new athletic practice facility: What it would offer

Ally Racey

March 26, 2016

Athletic Director Jeff Konya, along with other staff including coaches, think Oakland student-athletes need a new practice facility to create even more success. The project has been considered for nearly 15 years.“That’s h...

Does the O’rena deploy enough security?

Ally Racey

March 26, 2016

With attendance exceeding 3,500 at six home men’s basketball games this season, is security at the O’rena a concern?Andy Adrianse, director of facilities for Oakland University Athletics, wrote in an email that the school inten...

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