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The Oberlin Review

Ollie Leads Men’s Basketball into Winter Season

Ollie Leads Men’s Basketball into Winter Season

Bob Cornell
November 14
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Varsity Winter

Expectations steadily rise for the men’s basketball team as a once-inexperienced core rapidly matures. The 2013–2014 season proved to be a period of both disappointment and growth for the Yeomen, as the team finished 7–19. Still, they gained valuable experience during the campaign that has left...

Keep Calm, It’s LeBron

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
November 14
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The Cleveland Cavaliers team, expected by nearly every expert to be one of the best teams in the NBA, has gotten off to a slow start this season, dropping three of its first six games. It’s far from time to worry, though. The panic surrounding the team began following its opening game, when the C...

Hill Inspires Fans

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
November 7
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

There are some moments in sports history that make us take a step back and appreciate why athletes play the games they play. Last Sunday was one of those moments, when 19-year-old Lauren Hill of Mount St. Joseph University took the court in the NCAA Division III women’s basketball season opener. Last...

Sophomore Receiver Paces Men’s Football

Sophomore Receiver Paces Men’s Football

Taylor Swift
November 7
Filed under Football, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Varsity Fall

With a roster of 22 first-years and a slew of season-ending injuries across all positions, the football team has struggled to produce winning results, heading into its final two games with a 2–6 record. Sophomore wide receiver Justin Cruz’s performance, however, has never wavered. Coming off of his fi...

West Is Best

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
October 31
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The 2014–2015 NBA season began this past Tuesday, kicking off what should be the most entertaining season in recent memory. With the Western Conference as loaded with good teams as ever and LeBron James making his triumphant return to Cleveland, this year’s edition of the Association features no s...

Funding Favors Privilege

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

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 Fund dedicate...

World Series Approaches

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

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 the American nor the National League have a clear...

Solo Critique Misses Point

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

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 have slipped ...

NFL Fumbles Discipline

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

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, has to take the cake as the wor...

New Complex Drives Athletics Overhaul

New Complex Drives Athletics Overhaul

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

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, but it will a...

Allyship Training Overdue

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

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 Resource Cent...

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
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

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 at the new Austin E. Knowlton Athletic Complex on Monday. The first game on the new field will ta...

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