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Sydney Campbell winds up to pitch against Detroit Mercy on April 10.

Sydney Campbell becomes Oakland’s all-time winningest pitcher

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter March 29, 2023

Sydney Campbell is not only Oakland softball’s leader and star pitcher when she steps out on the mound, but she is also history in the making.  With the Golden Grizzlies’ 8-1 win over the IUPUI...

Softball swept Detroit Mercy this weekend to stay undefeated in Horizon League play.

Oakland splits series with Northern Kentucky, third game canceled

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 29, 2023

The Oakland softball team split its two-game series with Northern Kentucky over the weekend. Strong pitching from Sydney Campbell helped Oakland to the win in game one. With this win, Campbell became...

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...

Oakland softball lost via mercy rule to the Michigan State Spartans on Sunday. Photo courtesy of OU Athletics.

Oakland Softball Team closes out season with pair of Horizon League championships

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor May 18, 2022

The winter semester of classes ended last month and students are off for the summer, but student athletes that participate in spring sports are still competing and hoping to win championships.  The...

Sydney Campbell winds up to pitch against Detroit Mercy on April 10.

Softball sweeps Metro Series to stay undefeated in conference play

Payton Bucki, Content Editor April 13, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies softball team went 3-0 in a three-game series against the University of Detroit Mercy Titans on April 9-10 at the Oakland Softball Field. Game One The Golden...

Oakland University softball huddling up. The Golden Grizzlies will start their season on Friday, Feb. 25.

Oakland softball looking for another historical season

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor February 23, 2022

Last season ended in gut-wrenching fashion for the Oakland University softball team. Down 4-2 going into the seventh inning of the Horizon League championship game, the Grizzlies had just three outs...

 Photo courtesy of @OaklandSoftball on Twitter

Oakland softball falls in Horizon League Finals

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor May 26, 2021

Oakland University softball lost in the Horizon League Finals to the University of Illinois-Chicago Flames last weekend. The Golden Grizzlies were the two-seed in the tournament. They faced the same...

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