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Oakland University Athletics holds 10th annual Black and Gold Awards celebration

Oakland University Athletics holds 10th annual Black and Gold Awards celebration

Evan Blanchard, Sports Reporter April 24, 2024

On April 15, the amazing athletes of Oakland University gathered in the OU Credit Union O’rena to celebrate the year’s accomplishments and receive recognition for their outstanding seasons and performances. Dubbed...

Six Golden Grizzlies enter transfer portal

Six Golden Grizzlies enter transfer portal

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor April 10, 2024

Following the Oakland University men’s basketball team's conclusion to one of its most successful seasons in program history, many players have chosen to enter the transfer portal. At the time of...

Best moments from Oaklands NCAA Tournament run

Best moments from Oakland’s NCAA Tournament run

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

The men’s basketball team crafted one of the greatest stories, and their journey of getting to the NCAA Tournament is nothing short of amazing. Their victory dominated headlines and received a lot...

Trey Townsend, Blake Lampman ready for biggest challenge yet: Everyone loves a good underdog story

Trey Townsend, Blake Lampman ready for biggest challenge yet: ‘Everyone loves a good underdog story’

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor March 20, 2024

Despite the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies being underdogs to a loaded University of Kentucky (UK) Wildcats team, Trey Townsend and Blake Lampman remain more ready than ever to compete. “Obviously,...

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Rising as ‘Mr. Oakland’: Trey Townsend’s successful journey to the NCAA

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter March 20, 2024

Trey Townsend was a kid who always dreamed of wearing black and gold — a dream that has blossomed into reality. For Townsend, basketball was in his blood, and from a young age, he had been mentored...

Trey Townsend. Photo courtesy of OU Mens Basketball

Inside the pre-game style of OU’s men’s basketball team

Olivia Chiappelli, Editor-In-Chief March 20, 2024

As Oakland University's men’s basketball team makes their way to the NCAA Tournament, it’s only right that the spotlight shines bright on them this week — and why can’t that spotlight include...

Through trials and tribulations, Greg Kampe toughed it out; now, hes triumphed

Through trials and tribulations, Greg Kampe toughed it out; now, he’s triumphed

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 15, 2024

March 7, 2016 Kay Felder and Oakland stormed back from 13 points down in the semifinals of the Horizon League Tournament at the Joe Louis Arena, but a last-minute, game-winning basket sent Felder and...

Oakland men’s basketball team secures Horizon League regular-season championship

Oakland men’s basketball team secures Horizon League regular-season championship

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter March 13, 2024

The men’s basketball team soared to victory on a memorable senior night against the Detroit Mercy Titans, 75-70. In a game that featured a rollercoaster of momentum swings that left fans at the OU...

It was his moment: Greg Kampe relives Trey Townsends takeover of Championship Game

‘It was his moment’: Greg Kampe relives Trey Townsend’s takeover of Championship Game

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 12, 2024

What senior forward Trey Townsend did on Tuesday night in the Horizon League Championship Game will be talked about and written about for decades on the campus of Oakland University. During the program's...

What theyre saying: Prominent Oakland figures react to NCAA Tournament berth

What they’re saying: Prominent Oakland figures react to NCAA Tournament berth

Brock Heilig and Kurt Szymanski March 12, 2024

Tuesday night marked a historic moment in the history of Oakland University. The men's basketball team punched a ticket to just its fourth Division I NCAA Tournament in program history with an 83-76...

Cue the music: Oakland basketball wins Horizon League Tournament, goes dancing for first time since 2011

Cue the music: Oakland basketball wins Horizon League Tournament, goes dancing for first time since 2011

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 12, 2024

For the first time in three years, Oakland found itself playing for an NCAA Tournament berth on Tuesday night. And for the first time since joining the Horizon League, the Golden Grizzlies converted on...

Golden Grizzlies knock off Cleveland State in 74-71 thriller, advance to Horizon League Championship

Golden Grizzlies knock off Cleveland State in 74-71 thriller, advance to Horizon League Championship

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor March 11, 2024

The Oakland University men’s basketball team is one win closer to the finish line, as the team defeated the Cleveland State University (CSU) Vikings on Monday, March 11, at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum...

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