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Hydrating the smart and safe way

By Shelby Tankersley

March 2, 2015

For athletes, overhydration can become a serious problem. Taking water breaks too often sometimes leads to death.Tamara Hew-Butler, Associate Professor of Exercise Science, traveled to California on Feb. 20 to join other experts in her field...

Oakland athletes are ‘very superstitious’

By Melissa Deatsch

February 9, 2015

It’s common for athletes to have a very specific ritual before games or meets. There are a variety of superstitions that Oakland athletes simply can’t play without. Here are four of the most common types of sports superstitio...

Oakland men’s basketball gets trounced by Indiana

Matthew Saulino

December 12, 2013

Oakland University (2-8) was defeated by the Indiana Hoosiers (8-2) 81-54 Tuesday night at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind.Indiana guard Evan Gordan shot 10-of-12 from the field, including four 3-pointers, to lead the game w...

Second half surge lifts OU men’s basketball to victory

By Matthew Saulino

December 8, 2013

The Oakland Golden Grizzlies (2-7) defeated the Ohio Bobcats (6-2) 73-56 in Saturday night’s contest at the O’rena for their second consecutive win.All of the Grizzly players chipped in during the game where they featured...

Grizzlies unable to tame Broncos

By David Cesefske

December 2, 2013

On a night full of offense, Western Michigan's David Brown scored a career-high 31 points to lead the Broncos to 99-88 victory over Oakland (0-7) on Tuesday night.The Golden Grizzly offense played well throughout with four player...

OUSC Meeting

OUSC Meeting

November 26, 2013

OU players reinstated

By Timothy Pontzer

November 15, 2013

UPDATE 11/20/2013Head coach Greg Kampe announced Dante Williams and Duke Mondy have been reinstated according to ougrizzlies.comUPDATE 9:30 p.m. 11/15/2013The official report from the Los Angeles County district attorney has b...

Women’s soccer falls late in championship game

By David Cesefske

November 12, 2013

The Oakland University women's soccer team (10-9-2) season came to an end Sunday afternoon after a heartbreaking 4-3 loss to Milwaukee. OU, who led three different times during the game, fell late as the Panthers scored twice...

Men’s basketball opens with loss to UNC

By Matthew Saulino

November 12, 2013

The Oakland University men’s basketball team (0-1) lost their season opener to No. 12 North Carolina Tar Heels (1-0) 84-61 in Chapel Hill, N.C Friday night Nov. 8.It was the Tar Heels who got off to a hot start, outscoring Oakla...

Former women’s basketball coach Beckie Francis sues Oakland University

Victoria Craw

November 1, 2013

Beckie Francis, former coach of the women's basketball team, sued Oakland University Nov. 1. Francis's lawyer, Deborah Gordon, said Francis wants access to a file that explains why she was terminated."What we're asking for is th...

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