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OU Athletics Lepley Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony

OU Athletics Lepley Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony

Payton Bucki, Content Editor February 21, 2024

On Feb. 3, the Oakland University Athletics honored the 2024 Hollie L. Lepley Hall of Honor class with a day of festivities. This year's inductees included former volleyball player Samantha Condon,...

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Longtime Oakland athletic trainer Tom Ford passes away after ALS battle

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor July 21, 2023

After a long, esteemed career as Oakland University's head athletic trainer, Tom Ford passed away on Thursday morning after a six-year battle with ALS. Ford served as the university’s head athletic...

Orena renamed in deal with OU Credit Union

O’rena renamed in deal with OU Credit Union

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor July 19, 2023

When fans of Oakland University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams attend home games this upcoming winter, they will enter an arena with a slightly altered name.  In April, Oakland University...

Oakland scored their first win over the Michigan State Spartans since 2011 last Tuesday.

Softball defeats Michigan State for first time in over a decade

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 13, 2022

Oakland University softball defeated the Michigan State Spartans 10-5 on Tuesday, April 5 at Secchia Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan. The Golden Grizzlies made the hour-long trip out west on Tuesday...

Gabe Lux follows through on his swing in an at-bat against Youngstown State last weekend.

Baseball makes history in weekend series victory over Youngstown State

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter April 6, 2022

The Golden Grizzlies baseball team played a weekend series consisting of three games against the Youngstown State Penguins last weekend at the Oakland Baseball Field, and it resulted in a 2-1 victory with...

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...

Grizz Gang needs to show up for everyone

Grizz Gang needs to show up for everyone

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor March 21, 2022

Serving as OU’s student section, Grizz Gang attends games to be peer support and hype for their fellow Grizzly students. The Grizz Gang website states the group is the Grizzly spirit and passion at...

The recently-reinflated Grizz Dome athletics facility. Repairs to the exterior of the dome are nearly complete. Interior structural damage is still be assessed.

Grizz Dome update: Facility reinflated, interior structural damage being assessed

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 14, 2022

The Grizz Dome was able to be reinflated last week. At this stage exterior repairs are almost entirely complete and the extent of damages to the interior of the structure are being assessed. The university...

The process of repairing and re-inflating the collapsed Grizz Dome began Monday afternoon.

Grizz Dome update: Repairs, reinflation of the facility begin

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2022

The process of repairing and re-inflating the Grizz Dome began Monday afternoon. While the work of restoring the athletic facility is underway, costs and the timeline for when the dome will be operational...

A zoomed-out photo of the Grizz Dome which collapsed early Saturday morning. The canvas is currently situated on the ground, with only doors and similar rigid features left standing upright.

University issues statement, update on Grizz Dome collapse

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2022

Oakland University athletic facility the Grizz Dome collapsed early Saturday morning. While the situation is still being assessed, OU Director of Media Relations Brian Bierley provided the following statement...

Oakland dominated Wayne State on Saturday, headlined by 23 gold medals.

Swimming and Diving wins 23 golds in route of Wayne State

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter January 26, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men and women’s swim teams combined for 23 gold medals to beat the Wayne State University Warriors in a 350-205 blowout on the road in Detroit on Saturday.  In...

Thomas Giroux at the United States Amateur Four-Ball Championship in May.

Golfer Thomas Giroux talks goals, trying not to get caught up in successes

Lauren Reid, Content Editor June 30, 2021

With an end goal of turning pro and playing on the PGA Tour, senior golfer Thomas Giroux is looking ahead and trying not to get caught up in all the tangible success.  Giroux had an outstanding season...

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