OU Men’s Basketball Trains To Be a Team

The Oglethorpe Men’s Basketball team recently traveled to St. Simon’s Island for training camp prior to the start of the 2011-2012 season. As senior Andrew Steioff reports, the accommodations weren’t glamorous (an old church camp ground), but the group had the chance to become a team during practice and through volunteering. Training Camp for 2011-2012 was riddled with surprises from …

Nation’s Top Basketball Recruits, Coaches Come to Pinholster Court

Oglethorpe hosted some of the nation’s most elite high school basketball talents this past Saturday, Sunday, and Monday as the Amateur Athletic Union played top flight summer league games on Pinholster Court with many of the top college hoops coaches in the country looking on. Among the elite talents on display was Rival Basketball’s top …

Part 3: OU Men’s Basketball Rounds Out Costa Rica Trip

OU rising senior Andrew Steioff finishes his three-part blog  about the Oglethorpe Men’s Basketball team’s trip to Costa Rica. [Read Part 1, Part 2] “It is currently 5:30 in the morning and we are waiting at our terminal to head back home to Atlanta. After a week full of non-stop sightseeing and traveling, it seems …

Part 2: OU Men’s Basketball Scores in Costa Rica with Competition, Volunteering

Oglethorpe rising senior Andrew Steioff checked back in to share more about the Oglethorpe Men’s Basketball team’s travels in Costa Rica. “Halfway through our excursion through Costa Rica has our team feeling cultured and a bit tired. The past couple days have been filled with a game against the five-time defending champs of the top professional league …

OU Men’s Basketball On the Road for International Competition

It may be summer break, but the Oglethorpe Men’s Basketball team continues to sport the black and gold.  The Stormy Petrels have taken their game on the international road to Costa Rica, mixing competition and culture in an overseas team-building experience.  Head coach Philip Ponder, assistant coach Andrew Tulowitsky, and nine players from last season are spending seven nights in …

Oglethorpe Athletics Names Aaron Nester to Lead Women’s Basketball

The Oglethorpe University athletics department has searched high and low for a new head coach for the women’s basketball team, and it seems that they’ve found the perfect match. The department announced today that Aaron Nester will lead the Stormy Petrels team, one of the most successful sports programs in OU athletics history. Nester comes to Oglethorpe from Wartburg College in Iowa, a …

Oglethorpe’s Steioff Named to National Team-of-the-Week

Oglethorpe University junior forward Andrew Steioff of Duluth, Ga. has been named to the D3hoops.com Men’s Basketball Team-of-the-Week. Steioff is one of only five men’s players nationally selected for the award, bestowed by D3hoops.com, the premiere national news source for Division III men’s and women’s basketball. Steioff had a perfect weekend to help guide Oglethorpe to …

Guess who’s flying in for the OU basketball games?

Calling all Petrel fans! Join us this Friday, January 28, when the Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels host the Millsaps Majors for the Women’s (6 p.m.) and Men’s (8 p.m.) Basketball games—one of the most anticipated match-ups of the season.  We’re looking forward to welcoming alumni for an Alumni Hospitality Night… and a very special feathery friend is flying in just for the occasion. Get …