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Men’s Basketball Captures First Victory of Season

Men’s Basketball Captures First Victory of Season

Ellie Huizenga
December 6
Filed under Basketball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The men’s basketball team won its first game of the season last weekend against the Franciscan University Barons. With a consistent lead throughout the game, the Yeomen ultimately won by a score of 90–80. The Yeomen came out strong and led their opponents for the entire first half. First-years Jack ...

Women Basketball Defeats Kalamazoo in Final Pre-NCAC Game

Emma Lehmann
December 6
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The weekend ended with mixed results for the women’s basketball team. Playing two games within 19 hours, the Yeowomen fell to the Olivet College Comets but managed to defeat the Kalamazoo College Hornets.   The second game of the weekend was a well-fought win and confidence boost before the t...

Strong Offense Helps Yeowomen Win First Two Games of Season

Strong Offense Helps Yeowomen Win First Two Games of Season

Erickson Andrews
November 22
Filed under Basketball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The Oberlin women’s basketball team got off to a strong start last weekend as they handily trounced the Franciscan University Barons and the Geneva College Golden Tornadoes. In the first two games of the 2013-14 season, the Yeowomen put their new fast-paced offense to work with great success, defeating...

Men’s Basketball Has High Hopes

Jake Miller
November 15
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

As the Yeomen get set to tip off their season, expectations for the team are high. With the addition of five first-years this season, the team will have a lot of depth alongside another five sophomores, three juniors and four seniors. Six-foot-nine sophomore center Randy Ollie looks poised to step...

Yeowomen Hoopsters Look Forward to Season

Ellie Huizenga
November 15
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The women’s basketball team is chomping at the bit for their season to begin. “I am most looking forward to seeing things come together and how we respond when we face adversity,” said sophomore Caroline Hamilton. “We've been going at each other in practice for about a month of preseason,...

Yeomen Drop Playoff Game to No.1 Wooster

Shuntaro Shirota
February 22
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

Oberlin basketball's first playoff birth since 2008 was a first-round loss to the College of Wooster Fighting Scots this Tuesday, with a final score of 74–47. The eighth seeded Yeomen faced the first-seeded Scots at Wooster’s home court. Oberlin allowed 19 points off of 20 turnovers throughout...

In the Locker Room with Emmanuel Lewis, Geoff Simpson and Andrew Fox

Maxwell Sugarman, Sports Editor
February 15
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

What has been your favorite thing about playing basketball at Oberlin? Least favorite? AF: Least favorite has to be the losses. [Laughs.] EL: We’ve taken way too many losses. The team has probably been the best thing. I really like the group of guys this year. We’ve made big improvements. Ho...

Yeomen One Step Closer to Playoffs

Erickson Andrews
February 15
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

Last Saturday the Yeomen stunned DePauw University with a last-second victory on DePauw’s home court. With only 14 seconds left in the game, Oberlin called a timeout. “The game was tied, and [Head] Coach [Isaiah] Cavaco drew up a play to get me the ball down low. I had been beating them in the...

Men’s Basketball Looks to Improve with New Tactics

Kate Hanick, Staff Writer
February 8
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The men’s basketball team fell to the Kenyon College Lords at home Wednesday night, with a final score of 50–65. Although it looked as if the Yeomen could put the game away in the first half, the Lords came back late to steal the victory. Down 3–10 early in the game, the Yeomen changed their...

What You Missed: Winter Term Recap

Sarah Orbuch, Staff Writer
February 8
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field, Track and Field, Varsity Spring, Varsity Winter

Swimming and Diving: Women: The Yeowomen went 3–2 this Winter Term, with major victories against John Carroll University, Ohio Wesleyan University and Notre Dame College. In both meets, the underclassmen showed their competitors that they were not to be overlooked. Against John Carroll, sophomore E...

Early Success Not Enough to Stop Kenyon

Rose Stoloff, Staff Writer
February 8
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The women’s basketball team played one of its toughest competitors last Wednesday evening in a game against the Kenyon College Ladies. Despite a 57–70 loss, the Yeowomen were able to shake the Ladies’ confidence and, up until the last few minutes of the contest, played one of their strongest games...

In the Locker Room with Allison Anderson and Ellen Neumann

Madeleine O'Meara, Sports Editor
December 14
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

Why did you decide to play basketball at Oberlin? EN: I came to Oberlin mostly because of basketball. I hadn’t even heard of the school until the coach called me. I just wanted the opportunity to go to a good school and play basketball wherever I went. AA: It’s basically the same for me too,...

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