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New on ESPN: a Woman

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
May 16, 2016
Filed under Editorials & Features, SPORTS

For a player with a stand­out legacy and athletic career, Abby Wambach is following a pretty traditional post-re­tirement path for a profes­sional athlete: She’s becom­ing a contributing analyst for ESPN. Wambach, who announced her retirement in October 2015 and played her last game with the Women’s... Read more »

Fighting Scots Best Yeowomen

Fighting Scots Best Yeowomen

Harrison Wollman, Staff Writer
May 6, 2016
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The air was filled with tension as the women’s lacrosse team took the field against the College of Wooster Fighting Scots Saturday, as both teams had a North Coast Athletic Conference playoff bid at stake. In a back-and-forth contest that featured plenty of offensive output and some drama, the Fighting... Read more »

Track and Field Races Toward NCAC

Track and Field Races Toward NCAC

Nile Godfrey
May 6, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

Oberlin’s track and field teams saw plenty of action last weekend with both the Yeomen and Yeowomen competing in two different meets on Friday and Saturday. Only select members of the team were in action on Friday, with senior Geno Arthur running at the 50th Annual Hillsdale College “GINA” relays... Read more »

In The Locker Room With Sarena Malsin and Randy Ollie

In The Locker Room With Sarena Malsin and Randy Ollie

Randy Ollie and Sarena Malsin
May 6, 2016
Filed under In the Locker Room, Recent Stories, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with itself — well, with Sports editors Randy Ollie and Sarena Malsin — to discuss their favorite parts of the job, their ideas for the future of the Sports section and their plans after graduation. What made you want to be a Sports editor for the Review? Randy Ollie: I... Read more »

Players Of The Week: Preying Manti

Players Of The Week: Preying Manti

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
May 6, 2016
Filed under Editorials & Features, SPORTS

Sophomore Maya Howard-Watts jumps to make the grab against Swarthmore College Saturday. In Oberlin’s first Ultimate Frisbee tournament in decades, the Preying Manti faced teams from Haverford College, Swarthmore College, Xavier University, Ohio Wesleyan University and Lehigh University. During the... Read more »

Cool or Drool: Space Jam II

Dan Bisno, Columnist
May 6, 2016
Filed under column, SPORTS

Film sequels are often met with criticism, because how can the sequel be any better than the original? Critics call rare, improved sequels such as The Godfather: Part II or The Dark Knight anomalies. Despite the knowledge that a Space Jam sequel can almost certainly not hold up to the original, it has... Read more »

The Beginner’s Guide to Surviving Commencement

Isabel Hulkower, Columnist
April 29, 2016
Filed under column, SPORTS

As the year comes to a close, we are now officially entering the “final stretch.” It’s a glorious time during which long-harbored inhibi­tions are lowered, and we collectively indulge in a little debauchery. However, enjoying this well-deserved revelry does not necessarily have to take a noxious... Read more »

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This year, Oberlin is hosting the Ohio Valley, USA Ultimate Regional Championship for both the men’s and women’s leagues. This week, the Review sat down with the captains of Oberlin’s men’s Ultimate Frisbee team, The Flying Horsecows, seniors Jacob Gilbert and Jason Freedman to discuss the mechan­... Read more »

Anderson Seeks Scholars, Athletes

Scott Rivlin
April 29, 2016
Filed under Editorials & Features, SPORTS

The Oberlin football coaching staff recently an­nounced plans to host a one-day prospect camp on May 14. The goal of the camp is to bolster the program for future seasons by attract­ing recruits with potential both on the field and in the classroom. The camp will be open to any high school student... Read more »

Player of the Week: Hannah Rasmussen

Player of the Week: Hannah Rasmussen

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

First-year Hannah Rasmussen winds up for a pitch. This week marked a bright spot in Rasmussen’s already impressive career as a rookie on the softball team. In the first game of the Yeowomen’s doubleheader against Ohio Wesleyan University Tuesday, Rasmussen scored a career-high five strikeouts. She... Read more »

Oberlin’s Errors Prove Costly

Oberlin’s Errors Prove Costly

Nile Godfrey
April 29, 2016
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The baseball team had a tough outing this weekend, as the Yeomen found themselves in a four-game conference matchup with the Al­legheny College Gators. With the North Coast Athletic Conference Crossover Series on the line, the Yeomen en­tered the series in second place in NCAC East but dropped all... Read more »

Let the Kids Play

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under Editorials & Features, SPORTS

You might remember that I called out the Unit­ed States Men’s National Team a while back for looking completely out of sorts heading into the 2016 Centennial Copa America tournament this summer. I continue to stand by that statement. The men’s team is in trouble, not just for the invitational tourna­ment... Read more »