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The pep behind the sport: Who are the Golden Grizzlies Pep Band?

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter March 20, 2024

By now every Oakland University student has probably seen or heard about OU’s men's basketball team becoming Horizon League champions and representing the school all the way to the NCAA tournament.  The...

Women’s basketball game versus Xavier postponed

Women’s basketball game versus Xavier postponed

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor December 13, 2023

Just 10 days after the Oakland men’s basketball team upset the Xavier Musketeers at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, the women’s basketball team had a chance to pull off an upset of its own....

Naveyah Damon: A star’s ascent on the court and beyond

Naveyah Damon: A star’s ascent on the court and beyond

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter October 4, 2023

Stepping on the court this year for the women’s basketball team with the promise of greatness is freshman sensation Naveyah ‘Naz’ Damon. A dynamic and driven athlete, Damon traces her basketball...

Womens basketball makes strides with new hire, transfer additions

Women’s basketball makes strides with new hire, transfer additions

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor July 19, 2023

The Oakland University women’s basketball team has had a busy off-season.  On July 5, the team announced the hiring of Myron Brown as Director of Player Development and Brand Management. “I...

The womens basketball team practices at the Orena. Their season opener is Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m.

Golden Grizzlies’ women’s basketball team prepares to take next step

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter November 9, 2021

After the promising success of last season, the Golden Grizzlies women’s basketball team is prepared to make another leap toward success this season.  After notching a respectable 12-12 [.500%] record...

Bachrouche said Beckie Francis pressured players to embrace christianity

Board ‘unaware’ of Francis allegations

August 7, 2013

Although there has been a litany of media reports about Beckie Francis being fired for emotionally abusing basketball players, former Board of Trustees Chair Henry Baskin, who served on the board from...

Ex-Grizzly roars back at Oakland coach

By Scott Wolchek August 5, 2013

Beckie Francis was intolerant of Jenna Bachrouche’s weight and religion, the former OU women’s basketball player said in an interview Wednesday, at her home in Kalamazoo. Bachrouche, who began telling...

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