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In the three-game series season opener for Oakland baseball, the Golden Grizzlies won the third game and ended the series with a 1-2 record.

Oakland sweeps doubleheader versues Youngstown State, wins series over Penguins

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 22, 2023

Jordon Banfield and the Oakland baseball team traveled to Niles, Ohio over the weekend to take on the Youngstown State Penguins in the first series of the Horizon League season. The Golden Grizzlies dropped...

The Oakland baseball team started their season with an impressive opening series victory against CSU-Bakersfield.

Jordon Banfield leads Oakland Baseball to first winning season in decades

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor June 15, 2022

It was a historic season for the Oakland University baseball team. For the first time in the 21st century, the Golden Grizzlies finished with a winning record.  Oakland’s 31-27 overall record propelled...

Coach Peter Hovland was inducted into Michigan’s sports hall of fame in 2016.

Five Oakland coaches named Horizon League Coach of the Year

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor June 15, 2022

Oakland University Athletics blossomed throughout the 2021-22 academic year. The Golden Grizzlies had five coaches receive Horizon League Coach of the Year honors after excellent seasons in swimming and...

The Oakland baseball team got their first series victory against Wright State ever this weekend.

OU baseball bringing it all together heading into Horizon League Championships

Joseph Popis, Sports Reporter May 18, 2022

This season the Oakland University Baseball Team has compiled a 27-24 record, significantly better than last season's 18-29. The team is 16-10 in conference play, 15-6 at home and 12-18 on the road. Since...

A plan to upgrade the Oakland Baseball Field is in the works.

An update on renovations to the Oakland Baseball Field

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor April 13, 2022

The scene at the Oakland University baseball field over the last couple of years has often been a grim one. When the weather is good, so is the field’s surface — but when it isn’t, it’s a sloppy...

Quinton Kujawa pitched five shutout innings while only allowing one hit in Oaklands win over Bowling Green.

Oakland sneaks past Bowling Green in pitchers’ duel

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 13, 2022

Oakland University baseball defeated the Bowling Green Falcons 3-2 on Tuesday, April 5 at the Oakland Baseball Field. The bats were quiet in this one. The two teams combined to score just five runs...

Brad Goulet slides head-first into home plate against SVSU on March 29.

Baseball routs SVSU behind monster days at the plate

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 4, 2022

The Oakland baseball team defeated the Saginaw Valley State Cardinals, 13-2, on Tuesday afternoon at the Oakland baseball field. Oakland scored at least three runs in each of the first three innings to...

Brad Goulet had four hits in six at-bats against Michigan on Wednesday.

Baseball goes to Ann Arbor and cruises past Michigan

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 31, 2022

The Oakland baseball team defeated the Michigan Wolverines, 14-7, on Wednesday afternoon at Ray Fisher Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Golden Grizzlies traveled an hour southwest of campus to take...

Aleksei Goldhill get the signs from the catcher and prepares his wind-up against Purdue-Fort Wayne on March 25.

Baseball takes two of three vs. Purdue-Fort Wayne, now 4-2 in Horizon League

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 30, 2022

The Oakland baseball team won its home series against Purdue Fort Wayne this weekend. Despite dropping the opening game of the series, Oakland fought back to claim the series victory. The Golden Grizzlies...

The Grizz Dome has been fully re-inflated, but it will still be  a while before it can be used again.

How Oakland sports teams have responded to the Grizz Dome collapse

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor March 23, 2022

When the Grizz Dome collapsed on the morning of Saturday, Feb. 19, many of the Oakland University sports teams were left without a practice facility.  Baseball, softball, men's and women’s soccer,...

Seth Tucker has been named one of the captains of the 2022 Oakland baseball team along with Michael Stygles.

Newly-named captain Seth Tucker ready to lead Oakland baseball to success

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor February 16, 2022

He didn’t know it, but Seth Tucker’s baseball journey was about to make a major turn one day when his phone rang. On the other end of the line was the Head Coach of the Oakland University baseball...

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...

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