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Football Team Loses Third Straight Game to Bishops

Football Team Loses Third Straight Game to Bishops

Nate Levinson and Tyler Sloan
November 14
Filed under Football, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The football team dropped its third consecutive game against the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops last Saturday, falling 50–13 at home and pushing its season record to 2–7. The Yeomen fell behind early in the game, giving up 17 unanswered points in the first 11 minutes in the form of two r...

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...

Defense Struggles, Football Falls to Wittenberg Tigers

Defense Struggles, Football Falls to Wittenberg Tigers

Nate Levinson and Tyler Sloan
October 3
Filed under Football, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The Yeomen played in their new home facilities for their second conference game of the year against the nationally ranked Wittenberg University Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 27 and ultimately came up short in a 48–10 defeat. In similar fashion to their previous game against The College of Wooster Fighting...

Scots Slam Yeomen in Homecoming Game

Scots Slam Yeomen in Homecoming Game

Sarena Malsin, Staff Writer
September 26
Filed under Football, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

As part of a historic homecoming weekend, the football team took on The College of Wooster Fighting Scots in their first game under the lights at the new Austin E. Knowlton Athletics Complex. No empty bleacher seats were visible on the home side of the new stadium, as the crowded and enthusiastic ma...

In the Locker Room with Blake Buckhannon and Lucas Poggiali

In the Locker Room with Blake Buckhannon and Lucas Poggiali

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
September 19
Filed under Football, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

This week, the Review sat down with junior football players and roommates Blake Buckhannon and Lucas Poggiali to discuss their exciting win over Kenyon College, their first game at the Austin E. Knowlton Athletic Complex and the new atmosphere the team has been embracing this fall. ...

Despite Larger Roster, Yeomen Fall in First Game

Despite Larger Roster, Yeomen Fall in First Game

Brianna Di Monda
September 12
Filed under Football, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

Despite new Head Coach Jay Anderson’s efforts to improve the football team, the Yeomen fell 45–10 to the College at Brockport Golden Eagles on Sept. 6. “He’s already done some great things. I know we’re only a game into the season, but he’s brought in a huge freshman class,” said junior ...

In the Locker Room with Assistant Football Coaches Bob Saunders and Nate Cole

In the Locker Room with Assistant Football Coaches Bob Saunders and Nate Cole

Sarah Orbuch, Sports Editor
May 9
Filed under Football, In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with first-year Assistant Football Coaches Nate Cole and Bob Saunders to discuss past jobs, what NFL players they’d like to coach and the new era of Oberlin football. What drew you to Oberlin? Bob Saunders: I had spent some time in Division III football at Wash...

Yeomen Usher in New Era with Anderson

Lillian Jahan
February 14
Filed under Football, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Varsity Fall

Last week Delta Lodge Director of Athletics, Natalie Winkelfoos and President Marvin Krislov selected Assistant Coach Jay Anderson to head football coach from a pool of over 200 applicants. Coach Anderson has been the interim coach since early December and has been with the Yeomen for four seasons. Over...

Assistant Coach Replaces Ramsey

Sarah Orbuch, Sports Editor
February 7
Filed under Football, SPORTS

Delta Lodge Director of Athletics Natalie Winkelfoos announced Thursday that interim-head coach Jay Anderson will take on the roll of new head football coach, effective immediately. A former assistant, Anderson was named to the interim position after Jeff Ramsey was relieved of his duties as head foot...

“True Obie” Gets Sacked

“True Obie” Gets Sacked

Nate Levinson and Rose Stoloff
December 13
Filed under Football, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

Long time Oberlin Head Football Coach Jeff Ramsey’s dismissal last Friday, just weeks after finishing his 15th year with the College, was shrouded in mystery. His departure came as a surprise to many who had grown to love and respect Ramsey during his long tenure. The football team was informed of ...

Football Reflects on Difficult Season

Football Reflects on Difficult Season

Tyler Sloan, Staff Writer
December 6
Filed under Football, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

After graduating 16 players last season, the Oberlin football team faced adversity this year with a young roster. The team went 0–5 on the road and 3–2 at home, wrapping up this season with a 2–7 conference record, and a 3–7 overall record. Comparatively, last year’s squad tallied four wins,...

Alumni Return for Homecoming

Sarah Orbuch, Staff Writer
October 11
Filed under Football, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Varsity Fall

At a small school, it is obvious when there are new faces on campus. If you happened to walk by the athletics facilities this past weekend, you would have seen dozens of people walking around in their old Oberlin College athletics gear, greeting old friends, meeting new athletics staff and looking at...

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