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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 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...

Oakland University softball huddling up. The Golden Grizzlies will start their season on Friday, Feb. 25.

Oakland softball looking for another historical season

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor February 23, 2022

Last season ended in gut-wrenching fashion for the Oakland University softball team. Down 4-2 going into the seventh inning of the Horizon League championship game, the Grizzlies had just three outs...

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Oakland softball falls in Horizon League Finals

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor May 26, 2021

Oakland University softball lost in the Horizon League Finals to the University of Illinois-Chicago Flames last weekend. The Golden Grizzlies were the two-seed in the tournament. They faced the same...

Oakland University softball huddling up. The Golden Grizzlies will start their season on Friday, Feb. 25.

Softball improves to 6-2 with walk-off

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief March 24, 2021

Walk-off wins are always fun for the team, but especially to cap off the first homestand of the season. The Golden Grizzlies softball team improved to 6-2 in conference play after a 3-1 series victory...

Softball starts conference play on a high note

Lauren Reid, Content Editor March 17, 2021

Oakland University Softball opened their season at the Purple/Gold Challenge in Nashville on Friday, March 5, dropping the first three matchups against Loyola but snagging a 4-2 win on March 6. Since Horizon...

Sporting blitz for the week of April 30

By Jackson Gilbert April 29, 2014

Track and FieldThe Oakland University men and women’s track and field team has been busy the last few weeks. David Koponen was named the Horizon League men’s runner of the week last Tuesday after posting...

Sporting blitz week of 4/16

By Jackson Gilbert April 15, 2014

Men’s Basketball-Two players from the Oakland University men’s basketball team were named Academic All-Horizon League last week. The team’s former three-point star, Travis Bader, and current center,...

Softball Q&A with Jacqueline Kisman

Softball Q&A with Jacqueline Kisman

By Matt Saulino April 15, 2014

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies (11-15, 0-2 Horizon) softball team is returning home this weekend for its first home game this season.OU’s Jacqueline Kisman sat down with The Post to give her...

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