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The Month before the Madness: February in the Horizon League

The Month before the Madness: February in the Horizon League

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter February 7, 2024

As I write this on Jan. 31, Horizon League men’s basketball teams have anywhere between eight and ten games left to play. A champion will be crowned on March 12 after the tournament in Indianapolis,...

Trey Townsend named Horizon League Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

Trey Townsend named Horizon League Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

Dayshawn Fields, Features Reporter January 31, 2024

Trey Townsend arrived at Oakland University in 2020. Raised in Oxford, Michigan by two former OU basketball players, Townsend was destined for greatness on the court. Townsend’s deep OU basketball lineage...

Women’s basketball game versus Xavier postponed

Women’s basketball game versus Xavier postponed

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor December 13, 2023

Just 10 days after the Oakland men’s basketball team upset the Xavier Musketeers at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, the women’s basketball team had a chance to pull off an upset of its own....

Men’s soccer secures top seed in Horizon League with victory over UDM

Men’s soccer secures top seed in Horizon League with victory over UDM

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter November 8, 2023

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, the Oakland University men’s soccer team clinched the top seed in the Horizon League after defeating the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) Titans 2-0 at the Oakland Soccer Field. The...

Runners of all ages and abilities laced up their sneakers to participate in the Golden Grizzlies 5k/10k Run & Walk

Track & field and cross country host Golden Grizzlies 5k/10k

Payton Bucki, Content Editor October 5, 2022

Runners of all ages and abilities laced up their sneakers to participate in the Golden Grizzlies 5k/10k Run & Walk on Sept. 25 from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Elaine Leigh Track & Field Complex, located...

Gabe Lux follows through on his swing in an at-bat against Youngstown State last weekend.

Baseball makes history in weekend series victory over Youngstown State

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter April 6, 2022

The Golden Grizzlies baseball team played a weekend series consisting of three games against the Youngstown State Penguins last weekend at the Oakland Baseball Field, and it resulted in a 2-1 victory with...

Yasmin Glazbrook and Nirva Patel were recently recognized for their achievements  during the Oakland tennis teams recent trip to Florida.

Golden Grizzlies’ tennis duo receives praise during Florida stint

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter March 16, 2022

Following an amazing performance at Oakland University’s annual Florida trip, the duo of senior Yasmin Glazbrook and junior Nirva Patel were named the Nike’s Horizon League Women’s Tennis Doubles...

The Oakland baseball team starts their season Friday, Feb. 18 at California State University Bakersfield.

Oakland baseball team is ready to get back on the diamond

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor February 16, 2022

While the status of the 2022 Major League Baseball season remains up in the air, the college baseball season is ready for takeoff. The Oakland University baseball team will begin their 2022 campaign...

Opinion: Heres how Oakland mens basketball can win the Horizon League

Opinion: Here’s how Oakland men’s basketball can win the Horizon League

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter January 26, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men’s basketball team is currently tied for first in the Horizon League record-wise. At 14-5, including 8-1 in conference play, this Oakland team has proven to...

Grace Nolan discusses balancing academics and athletics with a busy schedule.

Grace Nolan: Love the major, love the sport

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter January 19, 2022

Being a student-athlete at the collegiate level can be challenging in many aspects — playing a sport while pursuing a degree takes discipline and good time management skills. Time is a finite resource,...

Kahlaijah Dean starts to drive from the top of the key against UIC on Dec. 2.

Kahlaijah Dean: Women’s basketball’s leading star

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter December 8, 2021

Oakland University is watching what could be the final collegiate basketball season for one of its brightest stars, Kahlaijah Dean. The senior player from Bakersfield, California is lighting up the...

The volleyball team in a huddle during a timeout.

Volleyball’s season comes to end in Horizon League quarterfinals

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter November 24, 2021

Two of the best defenses in Horizon League volleyball faced off in the first game of the 2021 Horizon League Tournament when the reigning champions, the Wright State Raiders, thrashed the Golden Grizzlies...

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