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Michigan Wins Tough Battle Against In-State Rival Oakland

Ann Arbor, Michigan– The 25th ranked Michigan Wolverines women’s basketball team defeated the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 78-69, Wednesday night in a thrilling Thanksgiving Eve battle.  The Golden Grizzlies, despite being the underdogs, were able to make the fans nervous for most of the game, leading 15-13 after one quarter, and […]

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Oakland Beats New Orleans, Moves To 2-0

Rochester, Michigan- The Oakland Golden Grizzlies completed their season opening home stand with a convincing Monday night win over New Orleans, 87-68, to move to 2-0 this season. The Golden Grizzlies had a dominant first half, outscoring New Orleans 46-26 in the first 20 minutes and led 30-8 with 10:23 left […]

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Oakland Wins Season Opener With Defense, Late Push

Rochester, Michigan-The Oakland Golden Grizzlies women’s basketball team defeated Illinois State, 64-43, Saturday afternoon to begin the 2017-18 season with a win.  The Golden Grizzlies’ defense kept all but one Illinois  State player under double figures and had 17 total steals.  In a game, which during the first three quarters […]

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2017-18 Oakland Women’s Basketball Preview

The 2017-18 season is nearly here.  In fact, by press time, the Golden Grizzlies will be mere hours away from playing their season opener at home against Illinois State.  The Golden Grizzlies are coming off 2016-17 campaign, which ended with an 18-12 record overall, a 12-6 mark in Horizon League […]

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Men’s Basketball: Balanced Attack Powers Oakland Past Rochester College

Rochester, Michigan- The Oakland Golden Grizzlies beat the Rochester College Warriors Thursday night , 91-73 for their second exhibition win.  Unlike in their win over Central Michigan, where senior guard Kendrick Nunn scored 40 points, the Goldend Grizzlies used a balanced attack offensively. Nunn led all scorers with 17 points, […]

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Women’s Soccer: Oakland Edges Rival Detroit Mercy In Metro Series Match

Rochester, Michigan– The Oakland Golden Grizzlies defeated the Detroit Mercy Titans, 2-1, in front of their home crowd Wednesday night for their first win of the season.  Jubilation marked the mood for a Golden Grizzlies team (1-10-1, 1-2 Horizon League) which beat got its head coach his first win since […]

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Oakland Men’s Soccer Loses Close One Against Western Michigan

Rochester, Michigan– The Oakland men’s soccer team (1-5) battle tough against No. 18 Western Michigan (6-0-1), but lost 2-1, Wednesday night.  After a scoreless first half, Western Michigan’s Brandon Bye scored his first of two goals.  However, the Golden Grizzlies answered back as sophomore defender Nyal Higgins scored just two […]

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Oakland Women’s Soccer Drops Season Opener to Bowling Green

Rochester, Michigan-The Oakland women’s soccer team suffered a crushing Friday night defeat at home in their season opener to Bowling Green, 5-1.  Senior forward Skylar Green scored four of the five goals for Bowling Green while junior defender Alexis Fricke also scored.  Junior midfielder Ali Amante scored the lone goal […]

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You Heard It From Me: Volleyball Players Helping a Veteran

Sometimes the best sports stories are the ones where one or more people are making a difference.  Well, I’m about to tell you a story about how one group of women, who played volleyball, helped a veteran, me. They are the women of the Oakland women’s volleyball team which played […]

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You Heard It From Me: No More Basketball For Oakland This Season

With the final buzzer Sunday night the 2016-17 season officially came to an end for the Oakland men’s basketball team with an 87-83 road loss to Richmond. The key moment of the game was when Oakland’s junior guard Martez Walker missed a three point shot which would had given the […]

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