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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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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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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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Motor City Madness Preview: Oakland

The madness is coming to Detroit, the Motor City Madness.  That’s the Horizon League Tournament that will be held at the Joe Louis Arena March 3-7 involving the men’s and women’s basketball teams from all 10 schools in Horizon League.  The last preview covered Detroit Mercy, so this one will […]

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Sunday Recap 2/26/17

Today marked the final day of Horizon League men’s basketball action, so let’s get right to how the two local teams in the conference, Oakland and Detroit Mercy, fared on the road in Wisconsin. NCAA Division I Horizon League Men’s Basketball The Oakland Golden Grizzlies (24-7, 14-4 Horizon League) captured […]

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Saturday Recap 2/25/17

Here is recap of Saturday’s action involving men’s and women’s college basketball teams from Metro Detroit.  This time, we had both local women’s basketball teams from the Horizon League in action as well as both the Eastern Michigan men’s and women’s teams and finally, semifinal action from the WHAC Tournament, […]

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Friday Recap 2/24/17

Welcome to the Friday Recap.  This one will be relatively brief compared to other ones as this one will consists only of the two Horizon League men’s basketball games involving local teams. Division I Horizon League Men’s Basketball The Oakland Golden Grizzlies (23-7, 13-4 Horizon League) won their eight straight […]

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