Funding Favors Privilege

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
October 10, 2014
Filed under Editorials & Features, SPORTS

Financial support is an issue that club sport athletes must face almost daily, and the lack of funding they receive limits the accessibility of these organizations. Although the Student Finance Committee finances the teams somewhat generously each year, with 18 percent of the Student Activity... Read more »

World Series Approaches

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
October 3, 2014
Filed under Editorials & Features, SPORTS

Last Wednesday marked the first day of October, which means one thing: It’s once again time for postseason baseball. This year’s edition features a few old staples, as well as some new faces searching for Major League Baseball’s ultimate prize. Neither... Read more »

Solo Critique Misses Point

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
September 26, 2014
Filed under Editorials & Features, SPORTS

In recent months, sports news has been flooded with horrifying stories of domestic violence, with the scene being mostly dominated by players from the NFL. However, amid the debacle surrounding the now-infamous cases of Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice, one sports star’s charges seemed to... Read more »

NFL Fumbles Discipline

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
September 19, 2014
Filed under Editorials & Features, SPORTS

The NFL is a mess and everyone is to blame. For years, the league has struggled with its players not acting like the role models they should be: racking up DUIs, abusing illegal substances and even offering money to teammates who injured opposing players. Last week, however,... Read more »

New Complex Drives Athletics Overhaul

New Complex Drives Athletics Overhaul

Sarena Malsin, Staff Writer
September 19, 2014
Filed under Editorials & Features, Recent Stories, SPORTS

The football team will play its first-ever game under the lights in the new Austin E. Knowlton Athletics Complex against The College of Wooster Fighting Scots on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. Not only will this be the first night game ever played at home in Oberlin College football history,... Read more »

Allyship Training Overdue

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
September 12, 2014
Filed under Editorials & Features, SPORTS

In what has been an important step in the right direction for Oberlin College Athletics this fall, the department required all fall varsity athletes to attend a two-hour trans allyship workshop for the first time during preseason in late August. Student facilitators from the Multicultural... Read more »

Feature Photo: Student-Athletes, Faculty Cut Ribbon at New Austin E. Knowlton Complex

Feature Photo: Student-Athletes, Faculty Cut Ribbon at New Austin E. Knowlton Complex

September 12, 2014
Filed under Editorials & Features, Recent Stories, SPORTS

Junior Taylor Swift (left), College President Marvin Krislov, Delta Lodge Director of Athletics and Physical Education Natalie Winkelfoos and junior Callan Louis perform the ceremonial ribbon cutting... Read more »

Athletics Department Changes Address Community Wellness

Athletics Department Changes Address Community Wellness

Sarena Malsin, Staff Writer
September 12, 2014
Filed under Editorials & Features, SPORTS

Delta Lodge Director of Athletics Natalie Winkelfoos announced on Aug. 27 that Mike Cracas and Jason Hudson would take on new roles within the Athletics Department, both geared toward enhancing the athletic experience of Oberlin students. Hudson, previously director of... Read more »

NBA Delivers in Clutch

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
May 9, 2014
Filed under Editorials & Features, SPORTS

If the first round of the NBA playoffs was any indication, basketball fans everywhere are in for a real treat. In what was the best first playoff round I’ve ever watched in the NBA or otherwise, five different series went to seven games, while a sixth ended on a buzzer beater in Game 6 by one of... Read more »

Sheldon Ends Career with Nationals Bid

Sheldon Ends Career with Nationals Bid

Suzanna Doak
May 9, 2014
Filed under Editorials & Features, Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The women’s tennis team finished out its season in the North Coast Athletic Conference match at Kenyon College with a third place finish on April 27. The Yeowomen ended their year with a conference record of 3–0, improving on last year’s mark of 2–1. One of the most notable aspects of the... Read more »

OBIE Awards to Honor College Athletes

Grace Barlow
May 9, 2014
Filed under Editorials & Features, SPORTS

As the semester winds down, student-athletes will trade in their uniforms for dress clothes as the athletic department hosts the third annual OBIE awards. The OBIEs are a way to look back at the 2013–2014 athletic seasons and recognize the successes of student-athletes who play on Oberlin’s 21 varsity... Read more »

Eventful Year Draws to a Close for Athletics Dept.

Eventful Year Draws to a Close for Athletics Dept.

Tyler Sloan, Staff Writer
May 9, 2014
Filed under Editorials & Features, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Varsity Spring, Varsity Winter

The 2013–2014 academic year comes to a close in just over a week, finishing what has been both an eventful and successful time for the Athletics Department. Several teams and individual athletes clinched NCAA bids, countless individuals garnered North Coast Athletic Conference accolades and new facilities... Read more »