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Petrels fill Brookhaven Bucks Prospect roster

A slew of incoming Oglethorpe University freshman and high school baseball commits have been cutting their teeth at Hermance Stadium this summer as part of the Brookhaven Prospect Bucks team. The Prospect team is comprised of rising college freshmen and high school students, and serves as a feeder to the Brookhaven Bucks Sunbelt Baseball League team, […]

Video: The Stormy Petrel March

“The Stormy Petrel March” – Oglethorpe University Fight Song The Stormy Petrel March Oglethorpe University Fight Song Arranged by Dr. Irwin Ray Lyrics: Come on ol’ Oglethorpe We’re going to take the lead Our flag will fly on high And help us now succeed We’ll wave the Black and Gold And fight with all our […]

Oglethorpe Athletics Closes 2017-18 Season with Petey Awards Ceremony

The Oglethorpe athletic department rounded out the season with the Sixth Annual Petey Awards on Sunday, hosted at the university’s Turner Lynch Campus Center. The event, which is produced by the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), allowed Oglethorpe student-athletes to honor the best and brightest performances of the year while reflecting on the 2017-18 athletic […]

Savannah LeGate Garners National Rookie of the Year Award

This article was originally published on GoPetrels.com. Freshman forward Savannah LeGate of the Oglethorpe women’s basketball team was named the women’s Division III Rookie of the Year by D3hoops.com over the weekend, marking the first time that a member of the Stormy Petrels has won a postseason national award from the website. It also marks the third […]

Women’s Basketball Captures First SAA Championship

The Oglethorpe women’s basketball team won its first SAA championship and its second conference championship overall Sunday afternoon with a 70-69 overtime victory over the Hendrix Warriors in a classic game at Dorough Field House. The victory won the program its first conference title since the 2008-09 team won the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference crown. […]

Photos: National Girls & Women in Sports Day celebration draws a crowd

Oglethorpe recently celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day by hosting a sports clinic for kids. Organized by the Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), together with the OU Athletic Department, the clinic offered a chance for kids (girls and boys) to learn basic skills in various sports, including golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, volleyball, and […]

Men’s Soccer Clinches Third Straight SAA Regular Season Title

The Oglethorpe men’s soccer team clinched its third consecutive Southern Athletic Association regular season title Friday night with a 2-1 win over in-state opponent Berry at the Oglethorpe Track and Field. The Stormy Petrels needed a win to ensure an outright SAA title and the No. 1 seed in the upcoming SAA Tournament. With the win, […]