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South Carolina downs Caitlin Clark, Iowa in national championship

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter April 10, 2024

The undefeated Gamecocks won the National Championship over the Iowa Hawkeyes, 87-75. This was an electrifying game between two powerhouse teams. It was a strong start from Iowa, credited to Caitlin...

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...

Kahlaijah Dean drives to the basket against Purdue-Fort Wayne on Feb. 19.

Women’s basketball snaps three-game losing streak with Senior Day victory

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter February 23, 2022

The Golden Grizzlies women’s basketball team pulled out a close victory against the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons on Senior Day, squeaking out a 58-54 win amidst a hard fought offensive battle.  The...

Point guard Brianna Breedy is a senior this year, with hopes to become a physical therapist.

Brianna Breedy: Shooting for her dream

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter February 16, 2022

Killing two birds with one stone when it comes to sports and academics? Easier said than done. Brianna Breedy, however, has done so during her time at Oakland University both as a student and an athlete. Women’s...

Breanne Beatty scored eight points in 32 minutes of action on Sunday.

Women’s basketball bounces back against UIC with double-digit victory

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter February 9, 2022

The Golden Grizzlies, after walking away with a loss to the IUPUI Jaguars days before, bounced back in a big way against the UIC Flames last Sunday.  Their third quarter woes and slumps, a problem...

Breanne Beatty looks to pass the ball against Detroit Mercy on Jan. 20.

Women’s basketball battles back to sweep Metro Series

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter January 26, 2022

After trailing the Detroit Mercy Titans going into the fourth quarter of a very close game, the Golden Grizzlies won a hard fought basketball game 66-62 to get above .500 on the season on Saturday.  Despite...

The Oakland University womens basketball team dropped a tough one to Robert Morris last Friday.

Women’s Basketball announces 2021-22 schedule

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter September 22, 2021

The Golden Grizzlies will host 11 out of 22 conference games in the O’Rena and will be up against some very stiff competition this season.  The Golden Grizzlies non-conference schedule consists of...

Autumn Kissman takes a 3-pointer against IUPUI. The womens basketball team lost 86-64 in the Horizon League quarterfinals.

Women’s basketball sees third season of improvement conclude

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief March 10, 2021

When his team lost in the Horizon League title game in 2018, Head Coach Jeff Tungate was staring down a problem. The majority of his team was graduating, including the entire starting lineup of Cierra...

Lamariyee Williams headshot on Williams is in her freshman year on the womens basketball team.

Sug Williams overcomes adversity, finds her role

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief February 17, 2021

Freshman Lamariyee Williams has steadily been playing more for the women’s basketball team as the season progresses, but she almost wasn’t wearing the bear. Had it not been for her relationship...

Kahlaijah Dean directing the offense against Green Bay. Against Robert Morris, she scored 25 points and hit four 3-pointers.

Oakland women win vs. RMU, Dean scores 25

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief February 8, 2021

After back-to-back losses against the Cleveland State Vikings, the women’s basketball team returned home for a two-game series against Robert Morris University (RMU), starting Friday, Feb. 5. With...

Women’s basketball defeats Robert Morris 84-77 on Saturday

Andrew Bernsdorf, Staff Reporter February 8, 2021

On Saturday, Oakland University women's basketball completed the sweep against  Horizon League newcomers — Robert Morris University. The Golden Grizzlies won 84-77 where they shot 52% from the field...

Ross outside of Comerica Park in downtown Detroit.

Jason Ross Jr. goes beyond the stats as Golden Grizzlies play-by-play announcer

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief February 1, 2021

It wasn’t long ago that the voice of the women’s basketball team was attending high school football games and commentating to himself for practice. Jason Ross Jr., the play-by-play announcer for...

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