Stormy Petrels


Follow Along as Oglethorpe’s Maccaglia Competes in 2014 Palmer Cup

Oglethorpe men’s golf junior Anthony Maccaglia became the first Division III golfer in history to make the Palmer Cup squad team back in April, and he’ll compete in the international event starting on Thursday, June 26 from the historic Walton Heath Golf Club in Surrey, England. The Palmer Cup features the top collegiate golfers from […]

Oglethorpe’s Coach Owen Inducted into GCAA Hall of Fame

Oglethorpe head men’s golf coach Jim Owen was inducted into the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Hall of Fame on December 9, joining six other honorees in the organization’s 2013 Hall of Fame class. Owen and the other honorees were inducted at the GCAA Hall of Fame Reception and Awards Banquet at the Planet […]

OU Volleyball Team Serving Up “Dig Pink” Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Meet the OU Volleyball team and Coach Richie Tang—and find out more about their upcoming fundraiser, part of The Side-Out Foundation’s Dig Pink® campaign to benefit breast cancer research. Players, coaches, parents, volunteers, spectators and survivors can look forward to a special day on Saturday, October 19, in Dorough Field House at 1:00 p.m. (home […]

Petrel Pride Abounds in Golf, Baseball, Track

Oglethorpe student-athletes have been pulling double duty lately, between studying for finals and end-of-season practices and games—and it’s paying off in multiple sports! The Oglethorpe Men’s Golf team dusted the field this weekend to win their 10th SCAC Men’s Golf Championship at the Tunica Resorts in Mississippi. The Petrels led wire-to-wire to take the hardware for the fourth time in five years and […]

Silver Petrels Program Partners Students with Seniors

The Oglethorpe University Women’s Basketball team had some special fans in the stands during their recent game against Birmingham-Southern.  Residents of the Sunrise Senior Assisted Living community visited the campus to support the team as part of the new Silver Petrels program. Initiated by Head Basketball Coach Aaron Nester and organized by OU’s Center for Civic Engagement, the Silver Petrels service program was formed inspire teamwork both […]

Top 10 Greatest Moments in Oglethorpe Athletics History

Attention Oglethorpe sports fans! Make sure you are checking out the Stormy Petrels new website for all the current news regarding your favorite Oglethorpe athletic teams. Currently, the athletics department and the alumni office are announcing the Top 10 Greatest Moments in Oglethorpe Athletics History, as voted on by Stormy Petrels fans and alumni. Greatest […]

Running the Curve

Oglethorpe University’s athletics were on the rise: Men’s Basketball was about the wrap up the 4th seed in the SCAC tourney, Baseball was off to their best start in school history and the Men’s Golf squad returned to the green as the defending DIII champs. But the biggest over-achievers on campus at the time were […]

Diamond Petrels Opener in the Books

As the Oglethorpe University Petrels opened their season splitting a double-header with Maryville College, expectations remained high for a successful 2010 campaign. Dan Giordano started his 7th season as head coach, bringing with him an experienced crew that counted eight returning seniors, a far cry from the three former seasons which counted only six graduating […]