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Brock’s Thoughts: Goodbye, old friend

Brock’s Thoughts: Goodbye, old friend

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor October 4, 2023

My childhood unofficially ended a few days ago. It’s time to turn the page to a new chapter of life — one that doesn’t include one of the most prominent figures of my childhood. When someone...

A tribute to Detroit Tigers legend Miguel Cabrera

A tribute to Detroit Tigers legend Miguel Cabrera

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter October 4, 2023

Miguel Cabrera, the legendary slugger, is officially retiring from playing professional baseball after 21 years, leaving an indelible mark on the sport and a lasting legacy in the hearts of fans. Cabrera...

Detroits four major professional sports teams: the Pistons, the Tigers, the Red Wings and the Lions

My thoughts on the state of Detroit sports

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor March 16, 2022

It’s been a while since the city of Detroit has truly been a sports city and it’s quite sad. Sports are one of the few things in life that can bring people of all backgrounds together to cheer on the...

Akil Baddoo celebrates a home run. Baddoo is an exciting young prospect the Tigers nabbed from the Twins.

Akil Baddoo is exactly what the Tigers needed

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor April 14, 2021

Yes, it’s early and yes, it’s an extremely small sample size, but outfielder Akil Baddoo has brought some much needed excitement to the Detroit Tigers. He’s exactly the kind of player they have been...

Meet the mascot: The Grizz

Nowshin Chowdhury May 27, 2016

As student-athletes wear their jerseys on game day, behind closed doors another student puts on an oversized costume to become the Grizz for the next few hours. The Grizz, Oakland University’s...

OU students compete to sing at Tigers game

By Kaylee Kean September 11, 2013

Oakland University seniors Jake Gilbert and Tyler Auclair are competing to sing at the Detroit Tigers' last home game.Gilbert, 21, and Auclair, 22, are one of 10 entries that have made it to the final...

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