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Fans celebrate in the student section during the 2017 Backyard Brawl.

Oakland Zoo remains caged in

By Tessa Sayers, assistant sports editor January 21, 2019
Since its founding 18 years ago, the members of the Oakland Zoo have only stormed the court twice, both times at the Fitzgerald Field House. And it’s not because the athletic department won’t let them.
Cheaters sometimes win: Oakland Zoo ups distraction tactics

Cheaters sometimes win: Oakland Zoo ups distraction tactics

By Jessica Boddy / For The Pitt News February 17, 2015

“Joel! Joel! Joel! Joel, how’s Shannon? Joel!”“Hey, Marcus! Retweet me after the game! OK? Marcus!”“Meeks, you suck! You look like the Pillsbury Doughboy!”Anyone who has ever been in the...

Oakland Zoo should add new exclusive tradition to arsenal

Oakland Zoo should add new exclusive tradition to arsenal

By Logan Hitchcock / Staff Writer February 12, 2015

Let me start by saying I do not condone throwing thousands of rolls of toilet paper onto the court of the Petersen Events Center.But one university’s student section does just that, and it tells me that...

Oakland Zoo a creative outlet for fans

Oakland Zoo a creative outlet for fans

When I first enrolled at Pitt, I considered how I would try to “make my mark” at the University. Would I get involved in Greek life, try and hold my own with the Ultimate team or something else?The...

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