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Jeff Tungate has returned to lead the Oakland womens basketball team once again.

Oakland women’s basketball looks ahead to the offseason

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 23, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team’s season came to a close on March 7  when the Golden Grizzlies fell to the IUPUI Jaguars in the Horizon League Tournament semifinals. The loss ended the Grizzlies’...

Alona Blackwell guards an opposing player against Wright State on Jan. 13.

Meet valuable women’s basketball player Alona Blackwell

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 19, 2022

Alona Blackwell may not stuff the stat sheets, or make the highlight-reel plays, but every good basketball team needs a player like her. Whatever role the team asks her to play, whether it be off the bench...

KeSha Blanton on the sidelines coaching against the Youngstown Penguins.

Shorthanded women’s basketball wins in dramatic fashion

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 10, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team improved to 4-2 in Horizon league play this week, as it claimed a hard-fought 63-60 victory over the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons on Thursday evening.  The Grizzlies,...

Kayla Luchenbach drives to the basket against UIC on Dec. 2.

Women’s basketball extinguishes Flames of UIC in Horizon League matchup

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor December 8, 2021

The women’s basketball team hosted the University of Illinois-Chicago on Thursday, Dec. 2 in an early season Horizon League matchup. Oakland established an early lead and never let it go, holding off...

Brianna Breedy drives to the basket against Robert Morris on Nov. 20.

Women’s basketball snags first conference win against Robert Morris

Brittany Kearfott, Sports Reporter November 24, 2021

Women's basketball faced off against Robert Morris University on Saturday, Nov. 20 at the O'Rena, defeating them 65-60.  Robert Morris got the jump off start, but that didn't stop Oakland. Oakland...

Sug Williams plays staunch on defense against Niagara on Friday, Nov. 12.

Women’s basketball defeats Niagara for first win of season

Brittany Kearfott, Sports Reporter November 17, 2021

Going into Friday’s game, Oakland’s record was 0-1 while Niagara University had a record of 1-0. However, neither team had faced a conference team.  Head Coach Jeff Tungate stated: “for us to...

Kahlaijah Dean dribbles the ball against Toledo on Tuesday, Nov. 9.

Women’s basketball drops season opener to Toledo

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor November 17, 2021

The Oakland University women’s basketball team fell to the Toledo Rockets 84-72 in their season opener Tuesday night at the O’Rena. The first quarter mostly consisted of a three-point contest. Guard...

The Oakland University womens basketball team dropped a tough one to Robert Morris last Friday.

Women’s Basketball announces 2021-22 schedule

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter September 22, 2021

The Golden Grizzlies will host 11 out of 22 conference games in the O’Rena and will be up against some very stiff competition this season.  The Golden Grizzlies non-conference schedule consists of...

Autumn Kissman (40) celebrating on the court with her teammate, Alona Blackwell (30) during Kissmans junior season. Kissman scored the third most points on the womens basketball team in her senior season.

The evolution of Autumn Kissman’s game

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief March 3, 2021

During her freshman season, Autumn Kissman hardly saw the floor. The 6-foot-3-inch center received five minutes per game and put up 1.6 points per game, as she sat behind older players like Leah Somerfield...

Lamariyee Williams headshot on Williams is in her freshman year on the womens basketball team.

Sug Williams overcomes adversity, finds her role

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief February 17, 2021

Freshman Lamariyee Williams has steadily been playing more for the women’s basketball team as the season progresses, but she almost wasn’t wearing the bear. Had it not been for her relationship...

Kahlaijah Dean led the Golden Grizzlies in points, rebounds and assists in the win against the Mastodons.

Women’s basketball wins fourth straight against IPFW

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief January 24, 2021

On a three game win streak, the women’s basketball team looked to improve upon their 7-4 conference record against the Purdue University Fort Wayne Mastodons on Saturday, Jan. 23.  On the second...

The womens basketball teams 2020-2021 conference schedule.

Basketball schedules released with new format

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief November 11, 2020

This basketball season, Golden Grizzlies fans will get the conference play they’re used to, but the schedules will be completely different. Despite moving forward with the season, the Horizon League...

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