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NCAC Accolades Pour in for Track, Field

NCAC Accolades Pour in for Track, Field

Julie Schreiber and Sydney Allen
December 9, 2016
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Winter

Four athletes were recognized by the North Coast Athletic Conference as Athletes of the Week and one sprinter broke a program record as both track and field teams dominated at their season-opener at Case Western Reserve University. “I can’t remember a time where four of us have done this at the... Read more »

Yeowomen Best Big Red to Stay Undefeated in NCAC

Yeowomen Best Big Red to Stay Undefeated in NCAC

Alex McNicoll
December 9, 2016
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

Losing four of its first five games hasn’t stopped the women’s basketball team from dominating North Coast Athletic Conference play. With a 51–46 win against the Denison University Big Red Wednesday, Oberlin improved to 3–4 overall, and a perfect 3–0 in the NCAC. The Yeowomen, who currently... Read more »

Cool or Drool: MLB’s New Luxury Tax Levels Playing Field

Dan Bisno, Columnist
December 9, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

Sports fans always want to believe that their team has the same shot at winning as any other. While we all know “fairness” is not clear cut, perhaps no factor influences the outcomes of professional sports leagues more than the politics of player compensation. While most leagues have shifted toward... Read more »

NHL Bets on Vegas

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

When people think of Las Vegas, they usually picture massive casinos, enticing slot machines and skyscraping hotels. But Sin City’s image may change soon. With the addition of the NHL’s new expansion team, the Vegas Golden Knights, and the potential of an NFL franchise arriving in the future, it’s... Read more »

In The Locker Room Michael Lin and Devyn Malouf

In The Locker Room Michael Lin and Devyn Malouf

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Swimming and Diving

This week, the Review sat down with first-year swimming and diving team members Devyn Malouf and Michael Lin to discuss their transition to college athletics, team camaraderie and personal improvements they have made throughout the season. In just a few months of college swimming, Malouf and Lin have... Read more »

Feature Photo: Heisman Club Gathers in D.C.

Feature Photo: Heisman Club Gathers in D.C.

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Oberlin Athletics alumni and members of the Heisman Club gathered in Washington, D.C., for a happy hour and networking event last Thursday. Heisman Club President-elect Carla White-Freyvogel, OC ’79, and Molly Powers and Jack Evans, both OC ’16, hosted the event. Delta Lodge Director of Athletics... Read more »

Track, Field Set for Spartan Holiday Classic

Track, Field Set for Spartan Holiday Classic

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Winter

Last year’s indoor season brought four individual North Coast Athletic Conference Championships for the track and field team, and the squad looks to get on that same path to success tomorrow as it kicks off the winter season at the Case Western Reserve University Spartan Holiday Classic. “We worked... Read more »

Yeomen Look to Rebound Against Youngstown

Yeomen Look to Rebound Against Youngstown

Alex McNicoll
December 2, 2016
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The Yeomen’s early season struggles continued with an 87–73 loss to the Muskingum University Fighting Muskies Wednesday, dropping the team’s record to 1–4 overall and 0­–1 in the North Coast Athletic Conference. With less than one week remaining before the NCAC season officially begins, the... Read more »

Prangley Smashes Pool Record at Wittenberg Meet

Prangley Smashes Pool Record at Wittenberg Meet

Alexis Dill
December 2, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Swimming and Diving, Varsity Winter

The swimming and diving teams battled the Wittenberg University Tigers in Springfield, Ohio, on Saturday, Nov. 19 but both the men’s and women’s teams came up short in a key North Coast Athletic Conference meet. The Yeowomen dropped a thrilling matchup 107–116 while the Yeomen fell 125–90. Despite... Read more »

Castro Stunted Cuban Baseball Growth

Jack Brewster, Columnist
December 2, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, one of the most prominent and controversial leaders of the past century, died last Friday at the age of 90. For all the things Castro believed in that stood in opposition to the U.S., there was always one glaring irony — Castro loved our national pastime: baseball. The... Read more »

Asiya Empowers Athletes

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Hijab-wearing Muslim athletes received some much-needed good news on Monday. A duo of women entrepreneurs announced that they will release a line of hijabs made of a breathable material that absorbs sweat, empowering some Muslim athletes to play more comfortably. Fatimah Hussein, a Somali immigrant... Read more »

In The Locker Room with Justine Siegal

In The Locker Room with Justine Siegal

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

Justine Siegal is the first woman to coach and throw batting practice in Major League Baseball. She earned her first coaching job in 2015 with the Oakland Athletics. In 2011, Siegal first threw batting practice to Cleveland, later working with the Tampa Bay Rays, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros and... Read more »

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