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The inspiring journey of track runner Shirelle Linzy

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter October 11, 2023

Shirelle Linzy’s story of prevailing through adversity and transforming setbacks into opportunities exemplifies the true essence of perseverance, which has led to her quick rise. Linzy dedicates her...

Runners of all ages and abilities laced up their sneakers to participate in the Golden Grizzlies 5k/10k Run & Walk

Track & field and cross country host Golden Grizzlies 5k/10k

Payton Bucki, Content Editor October 5, 2022

Runners of all ages and abilities laced up their sneakers to participate in the Golden Grizzlies 5k/10k Run & Walk on Sept. 25 from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Elaine Leigh Track & Field Complex, located...

Briana Walker competes in a past meet. The track and field teams kicked off their season at the SVSU classic at Saginaw Valley State University.

Track and field teams open their 2021 season

Lauren Reid, Content Editor February 3, 2021

Oakland University track and field opened their 2021 indoor season on Friday, Jan. 15 at Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) after 320 days off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Maddie Leigh, Megan Nichols,...

The mens and womens track and field team competed at Saginaw Valley State University on Saturday, Jan. 30.

Track and field breaks three school records at SVSU

Kevin Bradsher February 2, 2016

The men's and women's track and field team competed at Saginaw Valley State University on Saturday, Jan. 30.

Davis has won five consecutive 60m titles and was named the Horizon League Runner of the Week for the week of Feb. 17-23

Davis is ‘the complete package’

By Scott Davis March 3, 2015

Aaron Davis, sophomore on Oakland’s track and field team, has shined in his second year and proves that he and the program have a bright future.The 5’7” Detroit native is having himself a standout...

The anticipated layout of the new track facility. It was unclear as of July 1 whether the track and field will be ready for the fall 2014 semester, although a source from Oakland University administration remained optimistic that the facility would be ready. 

Oakland University on track in athletic construction

By Jackson Gilbert July 1, 2014

Among the many construction projects taking place this summer on Oakland University’s campus, the outline of the future track and field facility is taking shape.The $7.8 million facility will accommodate...

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,...

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