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Passing the ball through time: Oakland’s history of men’s basketball

Noah Francis, Features Editor March 20, 2024

The Oakland University men’s basketball team has secured a berth in the men’s Division I NCAA tournament of 2024, making it the Golden Grizzlies’ fourth appearance at the tournament. Amidst the excitement...

Noah Jensen pushes the ball upfield against Bowling Green on Oct. 26.

Men’s soccer’s winning streak snapped by Bowling Green

Brittany Kearfott, Sports Reporter November 3, 2021

The Oakland University's men's soccer team faced off against Bowling Green State University in the home pitch Tuesday night.  After a five-match winning streak stopper, Oakland University lands 86th...

The NCAA allowing NILs [name, image, and likeness deals] is a major step forward for collegiate athletes.

CCE sports panel highlights major changes in college athletics

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter October 20, 2021

On Thursday, Oct. 14, the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) hosted “The Changing Landscape in College Athletics” to discuss the ongoing changes in favor of National Collegiate Athletic Association...

Cross country wraps up season at Regional Championships

Christian Miller, Staff Reporter November 15, 2016

Oakland University’s cross country teams hit the ground running for the final time this season during the 2016 NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Course on Friday,...

NCAA football still not on the horizon for Golden Grizzlies

NCAA football still not on the horizon for Golden Grizzlies

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief November 9, 2016

So many myths circulate around Oakland University’s lack of an NCAA-level football team. Two of the more popular myths are that Matilda Wilson didn’t like contact sports or that we don’t qualify...

Oakland University Athletics announced on Monday, Oct. 17 that the NCAA reconsidered Isaiah Brock to be eligible to play for the Golden Grizzlies this season.

NCAA to let Army vet Isaiah Brock compete

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor October 18, 2016

After national media attention had sparked up because of the NCAA's rejection of Army veteran Isaiah Brock's waiver to compete for men's basketball, the NCAA has approved the university's appeal to let...

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...

The Oakland Swimming and Diving team defeated Cleveland State in their final regular season match on Friday.

A peak year for Oakland swimming: Large senior class lines up for last hurrah

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor September 6, 2016

After a summer of Olympic trials, Oakland swimming and diving has the same task as ever: building and fortifying its multi-decade conference dynasty. They have some new help. “I love it so far,”...

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...

Cross country teams look to defend league titles

Robert Andrews, Staff Reporter August 30, 2016

Last cross country season was a special one for Oakland. The men won the Horizon League title by one point while the women dominated the field and won by 61. It was the first time in program history that...

Mens soccer follows in championship footsteps with new boots

Men’s soccer follows in championship footsteps with new boots

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor August 16, 2016

After losing eight seniors, men's soccer is about to enter a transition year, or recalibration, as head coach Eric Pogue said. Almost a third of the Golden Grizzlies are true freshmen. Oakland has a...

[VIDEO] Stan Van Gundy: Local guys have different situation in pros

[VIDEO] Stan Van Gundy: Local guys have different situation in pros

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor June 21, 2016

There are pros and cons to picking a local guy in the NBA Draft this Thursday, Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy said in a press conference on Tuesday, June 21, the week after former Oakland University...

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