Intramural Softball Championship Approaches

Intramural Softball Championship Approaches

Bronwen Schumacher
May 8, 2015
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

The 2015 intramural softball season will soon come to an end, and with the championship games being played this weekend, teams are preparing for their final bats this season and, in some cases, for their entire college careers. While some students dabble in the sport,... Read more »

Rising Popularity of Quidditch Hits Oberlin

Rising Popularity of Quidditch Hits Oberlin

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
April 27, 2015
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

The quidditch team was officially named a club sport at Oberlin this semester in a move reflecting the growing number of participants on campus. The roster now has upwards of 20 people, practices up to four times a week and participates in regional competitions. As a member of the national... Read more »

Feature Photo: Ultimate Frisbee

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
April 17, 2015
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

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Young Riders Bolster Equestrian Roster

Young Riders Bolster Equestrian Roster

Sarena Malsin, Staff Writer
December 5, 2014
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, Editorials & Features, SPORTS

Since its founding in the 1980s, the Oberlin College Equestrian Team has established itself as one of the most popular club sport teams on campus, offering students the unique opportunity to take part in horseback riding near Oberlin’s campus. The horses ridden by the... Read more »

Added Depth Has Gruffs Optimistic

Added Depth Has Gruffs Optimistic

Sloane Garelick
September 19, 2014
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

Last Saturday, the men’s rugby team, the Gruffs, opened its fall season with a 28–11 loss against Baldwin Wallace University. Despite the defeat, the team is still proud of its performance and knows what to work on for future games. “The game this past Saturday was great,” said sophomore scrum... Read more »

Preying Manti Add Bevy of First-Years

Nathaniel Sher
September 12, 2014
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

The women’s ultimate frisbee team, the Preying Manti, has begun a new season of practice after making it to the USA Ultimate College Division III Regional Championship in Pennsylvania last season. This season, changes abound, as the team has two new captains and nearly 20 new players... Read more »

IM Soccer Captains Take Different Approaches

Bronwen Schumacher
May 2, 2014
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

Every Tuesday and Thursday, groups of students gather at 4:45 p.m. on North Fields to duke it out in the spring Intramural Soccer Series. This year, the competition is tight, with five teams vying for the No. 1 spot. The teams have come up with creative names, as always: Golden Goals with Betty White,... Read more »

IM Softball Provides Chance for All to Step Up to the Plate

IM Softball Provides Chance for All to Step Up to the Plate

Bronwen Schumacher
April 25, 2014
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

Last Sunday afternoon, next to the women’s softball field by North Fields, a group of forty students sat beneath the evergreen trees, pitched balls to one another and practiced their swings. Some had a natural talent for the sport, swiftly catching fly balls and casually hitting doubles into the outfield,... Read more »

Rhinos Hone Skills During Relaxed Spring Season

Rhinos Hone Skills During Relaxed Spring Season

Grace Barlow
April 18, 2014
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

The women and trans*inclusive rugby team is gearing up for the stretch run of its spring season. While the Rhinos’ official season is in the fall, the team continues playing friendly matches in the spring. The Rhinos are coming off an up and down fall season, in which they went 2–2. This semester,... Read more »

Flaming Blades Duel in Tennessee

Flaming Blades Duel in Tennessee

Grace Barlow
April 11, 2014
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

This past weekend, the fencing team traveled to Knoxville, TN, in order to compete in the United States Fencing Club championship. Eighteen fencers, clad in the team’s trademark rainbow knee-high socks, spent two days in intense competition. “It was a really successful tournament,” captain and... Read more »

Flying Horsecows Go Down South, Fall Just Short

Bronwen Schumacher
April 4, 2014
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

This spring break, the Ultimate Frisbee team ventured south to play in two different tournaments. The team headed into the week with an 11–7 record, and had high expectations given its strong season last year. Last spring, the Flying Horsecows placed fourth at sectionals, and headed into regionals,... Read more »

Despite Weather, Gruffs Remain Confident

Despite Weather, Gruffs Remain Confident

Sarah Orbuch & Nate Levinson, Sports Editors
March 14, 2014
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

The Oberlin men’s rugby football club struggled through its fall season last semester, but spirits are high heading into this spring season. “Spring semester, because we have two to three months to prepare before we play a game, there’s more time to teach our new recruits about the important... Read more »