Oaks Win Game Three in NCCA World Series

To start the day in Kansas City, the Mighty Oaks faced off against the six seed, Southwestern Christian University. After a rough first inning, Oakland City showed resilience and fought back to win the game. With this win, the team has secured a place in the championship round.   The Eagles got off to a hot…

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OCU Women’s Basketball’s Newest Three-Point Queen

The race to be crowned as the top three-point shooter in the history of Oakland City University women’s basketball has bridged three eras. Beginning with Casey Mills, whose career culminated in 2000 after setting the bar in every three-point shooting category. Next came Chelsea Miller, a 2009 graduate who raised that bar by eclipsing Mills…

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Homecoming 2024

MR. & Mrs. OCU 2024

On Saturday, January 13th, Oakland City hosted the inaugural homecoming ceremony. The court was made up of students who were nominated by coaches, faculty and staff. These students were nominated based off being a well-rounded individual who makes the campus a brighter place.  The women that were nominated: Abby Mathany, Hannah Wissel, Jolea Kennedy, Marta…

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Save the Date for Homecoming

Come one, come all to the 2024 Mighty Oaks Homecoming! January 13th 2024 will be the inaugural homecoming event at Oakland City University. The day will consist of crowning of the next Mr. and Mrs. OCU, Hall of Fame induction, Alumni VIP Room, and more. The women tip off at 1PM CST and the men…

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Sprint Football Preview

Kicking Off 2023

A new era dawns as collegiate football returns to southern Indiana, as the Oakland City University sprint football team has arrived on campus ready to kick off the inaugural 2023 season. It will be the first time a college football team has competed in southern Indiana since the University of Evansville discontinued their program in…

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GameDay Experience

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A new era in Oakland City University sports history starts soon with the addition of sprint football! Join your fellow Mighty Oaks at “The Mighty Oaks GameDay Experience” before the game on September 16th, 2023 @ 10:45am CT. Activities for all ages will be available for the whole family! Check out our 5 gourmet food…

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2023 President’s Golf Classic Raises $70K

golfer at 2023 President's Golf Classic

The Oakland City University’s annual President’s Golf Classic, hosted by Oakland City University President, Dr. Ron Dempsey, teed off at Oak Meadow Country Club on Monday, June 26th.  Twenty-eight teams of local and regional players squared off against the picturesque backdrop of treelined fairways, strategically placed bunkers, fast, undulating, and tilted greens, and a brisk…

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Alum Makes Another Generous Gift to OCU

President Dempsey, Don Wilder, Mary Ann Wilder, T-Ray Fletcher at Tennis Court Groundbreaking Ceremony

Their generosity knows no bounds.  In September of 2022, Dr. Donald, class of 1963, and Mary Ann Wilder made an unprecedented donation to the OCU Tennis program.  Their gift drives the construction of the new Tennis Center on the OCU campus.    President Dempsey, Don Wilder, Mary Ann Wilder, T-Ray Fletcher at Tennis Court Groundbreaking…

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Two New Head Coaches Arrive on Campus

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Entering the 2023-24 athletic season, the Mighty Oaks welcome a number of new coaches, including some new head coaches. Two of the new coaches arrived on campus in July to begin their time helping to build upon the legacy of OCU athletic history.   Jack Kegg joins as the new head track and field coach, while…

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2022-23 OCU Athletics Wrap-up


In May, another historic season for the Mighty Oaks Athletic Department came to its closure. A season that ended with 12 teams competing for a shot at a River States Conference championship, with two teams winning Conference Championships, as Colin Dixon led both the Women’s Tennis and Men’s Tennis teams to the title. At the national level,…

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