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COLLEGE BASEBALL: Oakland sweeps double-header from Nebraska-Omaha

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Oakland sweeps double-header from Nebraska-Omaha

| April 22, 2012 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Jeff Gorecki pitched a complete-game win in the opener and a late rally in game two to help Oakland University earn a double-header sweep of visiting Nebraska-Omaha. Oakland won the opener 4-1 and came back to earn a 4-3 win in the nightcap at the OU Baseball Field.. The Golden Grizzlies’ pitching […]

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HEADED TO THE NEXT LEVEL: College Signings, Oral Commitments

HEADED TO THE NEXT LEVEL: College Signings, Oral Commitments

| April 17, 2012 | Comments (3)

Know of a student-athlete that has signed a letter of intent, made an oral commitment, agreed to terms for a walk-on position or is currently playing collegiate sports from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage region? Please feel free to submit information about any local athletes. Include photos and contact information and we will do feature stories on […]

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COLLEGE BASEBALL: Oakland slugs 15 hits in 11-6 win over IPFW

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Oakland slugs 15 hits in 11-6 win over IPFW

| April 17, 2012 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER  HILLS — Aaron Cieslak hit his team-leading sixth home run of the season, going 3-for-5 with three runs batted in, while Tim Ryan finished 3-for-5, with four runs scored and a two-run home run, to lead Oakland to an 11-6 win Sunday over visiting IPFW. The Golden Grizzlies (10-24, 5-3) won the final three […]

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Oxford's Rush signs with Marygrove College

Oxford’s Rush signs with Marygrove College

| April 17, 2012 | Comments (0)

DETROIT — Sara Ruch became Oxford High School 15th senior from the Class of 2012 to sign a letter of intent when she did so with NAIA school Marygrove College last week. The impressive signee total showcases the program’s stability and strength as they move forward into Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) play next season. Ruch, […]

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COLLEGE BASEBALL: Central Michigan rolls past Oakland

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Central Michigan rolls past Oakland

| April 16, 2012 | Comments (0)

MT. PLEASANT — Oakland University had one bad inning and Central Michigan University made the Golden Grizzlies pay on the baseball diamond Tuesday. Ian Yetsko, Aaron Cieslak and Kyle Bobolts each had two hits, but Oakland  lost, 15-4, to Central Michigan on Tuesday at Theunissen Park. The Golden Grizzlies (10-25) split the season series with […]

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COLLEGE SIGNINGS-ORAL COMMITMENTS

COLLEGE SIGNINGS-ORAL COMMITMENTS

| April 15, 2012 | Comments (0)

Know of a student-athlete that has signed a letter of intent, made an oral commitment, agreed to terms for a walk-on position or is currently playing collegiate sports from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage region? Please feel free to submit information about any local athletes. Include photos and contact information and we will do feature stories on […]

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COLLEGE SIGNINGS: Northwest’s Sheehan to Olivet College; Bethany Christian’s Tomkowiak chooses Spring Arbor

COLLEGE SIGNINGS: Northwest’s Sheehan to Olivet College; Bethany Christian’s Tomkowiak chooses Spring Arbor

| April 15, 2012 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Colin Sheehan of Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest has committed to play football for Olivet College in 2012. A senior wide-receiver/defensive back, Sheehan is hoping to help Olivet college turn its football season around after it has posted just a 2-38 record the past four seasons. Sheehan was an All-MAC First Team and […]

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COLLEGE SOCCER: Oakland’s Mitch Hildebrandt signs professional contract

COLLEGE SOCCER: Oakland’s Mitch Hildebrandt signs professional contract

| April 3, 2012 | Comments (0)

  “I couldn’t think of a better place to begin my professional career,” said Hildebrandt. “The entire setup is first class, starting with my teammates who are all great guys and very talented. We also have a great coaching staff headed by Manny Lagos who really knows how to get the best out of all […]

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Oakland 7-footer Sikora to transfer

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Oakland 7-footer Sikora to transfer

| April 3, 2012 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Redshirt freshman Kyle Sikora has decided to transfer and leave the Oakland basketball team, announced by Greg Kampe on Tuesday. Sikora started in 16 of 33 games played in this past season, leading the team with 23 blocked shots, 12th-best in The Summit League. “I would like to thank Oakland University and […]

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NBA BASKETBALL: Benson to be let go by Golden State

NBA BASKETBALL: Benson to be let go by Golden State

| April 3, 2012 | Comments (0)

 SAN FRANSISCO — Keith Benson’s first stint in the NBA will be a short one. Benson, a 6-foot-11 center and 2011 graduate from Oakland University, won’t resign with the Golden State Warriors later this week when his 10-day contract expires. Benson, who was drafted in the second round by the Atlanta Hawks, 48th overall, last […]

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Glover, Bachrouche, Robak to all depart Oakland women’s basketball program

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Glover, Bachrouche, Robak to all depart Oakland women’s basketball program

| April 3, 2012 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University head women’s basketball coach Beckie Francis announced on Thursday that Malika Glover, Jenna Bachrouche and Lauren Robak have each decided to leave the Golden Grizzlies women’s basketball team. “Malika, Jenna and Lauren have each made the decision to pursue other opportunities,” Francis said. “They are all good people and we […]

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Former Oakland standout Keith Benson signs with Golden State Warriors

Former Oakland standout Keith Benson signs with Golden State Warriors

| March 29, 2012 | Comments (0)

SAN FRANSISCO — The Golden State Warriors today signed Sioux Falls Skyforce center Keith Benson. Benson, a 6-foot-11 center and 2011 Oakland University grad, joins more than 100 NBA players with NBA D-League experience currently on 2011-12 rosters. Benson, who weighs 230 pounds, has appeared in 20 games with the Skyforce this season, averaging 15.2 […]

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Oakland falls in CIT national semifinals at Utah State, 105-81

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Oakland falls in CIT national semifinals at Utah State, 105-81

| March 25, 2012 | Comments (2)

LOGAN, Utah – Oakland and Utah State engaged in an old fashioned western shootout Sunday night and the state of Utah prevailed as the best gun-slinger in the west. The Aggies lit up Oakland for a 105-81 victory in the national semifinals of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum. Utah State […]

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DAILY POLL: Who will win the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship?

DAILY POLL: Who will win the 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship?

| March 25, 2012 | Comments (7)

The 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball tournament is down to the Final Four. Who do you feel has the best shot at claiming the coveted national championship?

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OAKLAND UNIVERSITY ROUNDUP: North Dakota State blanks Oakland; Trolla to depart

OAKLAND UNIVERSITY ROUNDUP: North Dakota State blanks Oakland; Trolla to depart

| March 25, 2012 | Comments (3)

ROCHESTER HILLS – Erin Galloway had a base hit and Jackie Kisman added a base knock as the Oakland Softball team (3-18, 1-8) fell in the series finale to North Dakota State (22-11, 6-0) with a final score of 6-0 at the OU Softball Field Saturday afternoon. “This was a tough game today against a […]

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COLLEGE BASEBALL: Michigan State rolls over Oakland, 11-2

COLLEGE BASEBALL: Michigan State rolls over Oakland, 11-2

| March 24, 2012 | Comments (0)

EAST LANSING — It was all Michigan State Saturday on the baseball diamond. Mike Carson and Aaron Cieslak combined for five hits, but Oakland dropped an 11-2 decision to Michigan State at McClane Stadium. Carson was 3-for-4, while Cieslak went 2-for-4 and each had an RBI for Oakland (3-15). “We struggled in every facet of […]

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: OU’s Hamilton honored with Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: OU’s Hamilton honored with Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award

| March 22, 2012 | Comments (3)

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Oakland’s Reggie Hamilton was named the 2012 Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award recipient, announced by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Thursday. This award is given annually to one senior, 6-foot-and-under, who thrived in the classroom and on the basketball court. “Reggie Hamilton is one of the premier scorers in college […]

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COLLEGE GOLF: Oakland links up for seventh-place finish at Carter Plantation Intercollegiate

COLLEGE GOLF: Oakland links up for seventh-place finish at Carter Plantation Intercollegiate

| March 22, 2012 | Comments (2)

SPRINGFIELD, La. — Michael Coriasso carded a final round score of 76 (+4) in very tough, windy, conditions as the Oakland men’s golf team finished seventh with an overall score of 925 (+61) at the Carter Plantation Intercollegiate on Tuesday at Carter Plantation Golf Course (Par 72, 7,104 yards). Only four players in the field […]

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