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Bring out the brooms: Oakland softball sweeps Green Bay in three-game series

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor April 17, 2024

The Oakland University softball team swept the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB) Phoenix in a three-game series that started with a doubleheader on Saturday, April 13 and ended on Sunday, April...

Oakland women’s softball wins Metro Series against Detroit Mercy

Oakland women’s softball wins Metro Series against Detroit Mercy

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter April 17, 2024

Oakland women’s softball defeated the University of Detroit Mercy in their yearly Metro Series against their archrivals. The Grizzlies took the first game on April 9 and then split the double-header...

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

Oakland softball dominates in series over Youngstown State

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor April 10, 2024

From Friday, April 5, until Saturday, April 6, the Oakland University softball team defeated the Youngstown State University (YSU) Penguins twice in a three-game series. This marks the Golden Grizzlies'...

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...

Mia Konyvka: A beast in softball

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter October 19, 2022

Mia Konyvka is a versatile, well-rounded softball player — from her amazing pitching skills to her elite power hitting.  A sophomore transfer student from George Mason University, Konyvka is a health...

Sidney Rayba speaks about her time on the OU softball team, her auditions for The Voice and her focus on mental health.

People of OU: Former OU softball player and mental health advocate Sidney Rayba

Payton Bucki, Content Editor April 13, 2022

As the semester draws to a close, Oakland University senior Sidney Rayba encourages students to follow their passions and take care of their mental health. As a former college softball player and talented...

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

Softball blown out by Michigan State in last-minute matchup

Payton Bucki, Content Editor March 23, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies softball team suffered a tough 9-0 loss to the Michigan State Spartans on March 20 at Secchia Stadium in East Lansing, MI. The game was scheduled after Oakland...

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