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Lecture Highlights Cultural, Racial Roots of Baseball

Lecture Highlights Cultural, Racial Roots of Baseball

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
October 30, 2015
Filed under Recent Stories, Sports Editorials & Features

Many different Oberlin communities came together in Hallock auditorium on Wednesday night to hear Professors Adrian Burgos, Jr. of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and Frank Guridy of Columbia University discuss the cultural and racial significance of baseball’s history in the United States. Guridy...

The End of An Era

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
October 30, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

As another exciting NBA season unfolds, I can’t help but recognize the hard truth: This may well be Kobe Bryant’s final season with the Los Angeles Lakers, as well as his final year in the league. The prolific shooting guard has been a global basketball icon for nearly two decades, and his fame...

One Man’s Three-Man Job

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
October 9, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

European professional soccer leagues are cutthroat, with each team constantly jockeying for higher rankings and greater popularity on and off the field. But the ball defi­nitely isn’t the only thing being passed around. Aside from the actual game of soccer, there is also a game of strategy constantly...

Waiting for Superman

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
October 2, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

If you held your ear to the ground this past Tuesday, you probably caught the echoes of exasperation from Chicago. Once again, former NBA Rookie of the Year and 2011 MVP Derrick Rose has been injured — so severely, in fact, that he was rushed into surgery Wednesday morning to repair a left orbital...

Qatar Unfit to Host Cup

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
September 25, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Amidst massive contro­versy, Qatar is slated as the official host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy announced recently that construction has be­gun on the country’s flag­ship venue, Lusail Stadium, making it the sixth and fi­nal site to begin construc­tion....

In The Locker Room with Bennett Jackson and Justin Bute

In The Locker Room with Bennett Jackson and Justin Bute

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
September 18, 2015
Filed under Football, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Varsity Fall

This week, the Review sat down with sophomore defensive back Ben­nett Jackson and junior linebacker Justin Bute to discuss their first win on the new Dick Bailey Field, person­al pump-up routines and the chang­ing culture of the Oberlin football program. Can you describe the atmosphere between yo...

Leave Refs Alone

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
September 18, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Anyone who has ever competed in a sporting event with a referee knows that bad officiating can greatly affect the outcome of the game. Admittedly, sometimes a referee’s in­competence can turn out in your team’s favor, whether they are making incorrect calls against op­posing players or failing...

Trauma Drama

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor
September 11, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The best way I can de­scribe a seizure is to com­pare it to a dream where it is absolutely imperative that you move, but despite your most concentrated efforts, you realize with dawning terror and limit­ed consciousness that you have no control over your body. I was concussed when I was 12 years...

Patriots Get Their Way Again

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
September 4, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

With less than a week left before the NFL season begins, the New England Patriots can finally sleep easy knowing their future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady has been of­ficially reinstated. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman nullified the quar­terback’s four-game sus­pension Thursday for...

In The Locker Room with Tiffany Saunders and Sara Schoenhoft

In The Locker Room with Tiffany Saunders and Sara Schoenhoft

September 4, 2015
Filed under Field Hockey, In the Locker Room, Softball, Sports Editorials & Features

This week, the Review sat down with field hockey Head Coach Tiffany Saunders and Softball Head Coach Sara Schoenhoft to discuss their first year coaching at Oberlin College. Where are you from originally? TS: I’m from Virginia Beach, VA. SS: I grew up in Cincinnati, where my family sti...

Shifting Sports Culture

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
May 8, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

As the end of my sophomore year winds down, and my tenure as Sports editor comes to a blissful conclusion as I move to News, I have been reflecting on how the Oberlin Athletics Department has evolved over the last two years. Playing on the women’s varsity soccer team, I have experienced firsthand wh...

To Be a Sports Editor

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
May 1, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

This editorial is the last in my run as one of the sports editors of this paper, and I can’t help but feel a little nostalgic. By my unofficial count, I’ve written 67 articles in my two-plus years with the paper, including 21 “In the Locker Room” interviews and 25 editorials, including this one. I...

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