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Basketball kicks off with breakfast

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor November 1, 2016

A three-year, six-figure deal with Campus Den to be the official merchandise provider of Golden Grizzly Athletics was one of the topics applauded at the annual men's and women's basketball Tip-Off Breakfast...

Matt Dery

Matt Dery joins men’s basketball broadcast team

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor October 18, 2016

Former 105.1 (WMGC-FM) drive-time host Matt Dery has joined the Oakland men’s basketball broadcast team. Dery — who was also the play-by-play man for University of Detroit Titans men’s basketball...

Isaiah Brock practices with teammates Monday, Oct. 10, at the Orena.

NCAA denies vet opportunity to play

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor October 11, 2016

The NCAA has rejected Army veteran Isaiah Brock’s waiver to compete for Oakland men’s basketball this season. The university is appealing the NCAA’s decision, which Oakland men's basketball head...

New wall graphics were installed in the Oakland Athletics Orena hallways.

New walls for a new era: O’rena renovations

Carter Jacobs, Intern September 6, 2016

The entranceway to the O’rena experienced some renovations this summer. The hallway now features flat-screen televisions and graphics of past athletes on the walls, plus newspaper headlines and...

Oakland launched new Game Day app for Android and iOS.

Oakland among the first 20 in NCAA to offer CBS Gameday Live app

September 6, 2016

The Golden Grizzlies have joined the ranks of Georgia and Pitt and are offering the CBS Gameday Live app for free to Oakland sports fans on iOS or Android phones. Oakland is the first non-football...

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...

Oakland University baseball head coach John Musachio was let go from Oakland University Athletics staff. 

Musachio out: Head baseball coach’s contract not renewed

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor June 5, 2016

After a 169-294 (.365) record with Oakland baseball over nine years, head coach John Musachio has been let go, according to a Golden Grizzlies press release."In the best interest of our student-athletes...

Student athletes promote literacy

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...

Nate Fleer was ‘joy’ to friends and family, leaves legacy of kindness

Rachel Williams April 5, 2016

Former Oakland University student, Nate Mark Fleer, unexpectedly died on March 12, according to family members.  He was 25.Fleer was born in Portland, Oregon and later moved to Rochester Hills with his...

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...

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...

Former Oakland basketball player Bellin injured in Brussels bombings

Sam Schlenner March 22, 2016

Among the injured of Tuesday's Brussels bombings was former Oakland men's basketball player Sebastian "Seb" Bellin.CNN published quotes from Bellin's wife Sara saying that Sebastian's lower body was severely...

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