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Football Set to Battle Hiram in Season Finale

Football Set to Battle Hiram in Season Finale

Alex McNicoll
November 11
Filed under Football, Recent Stories, Varsity Fall

The Yeomen suffered a Senior Day spoiler at the hands of the DePauw University Tigers last Saturday in their ninth consecutive loss of the year, falling 50–17. Still looking for its first win, Oberlin will travel to Hiram College tomorrow to face off against the Terriers for its last matchup of the...

NCAC Powerhouses Await Yeomen

Alex McNicoll
October 28
Filed under Football, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

In what was arguably the football team’s best-played game of the season, the Yeomen fell 34–30 in a heartbreaker to The College of Wooster Fighting Scots. Now the Yeomen look to regroup as they set their sights on the last three games of the season. Despite a 0–7 start, the team isn’t fretting...

Yeomen Still Looking for First Win

Yeomen Still Looking for First Win

Sydney Allen, Production editor
September 30
Filed under Football, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The Yeomen were dealt a tough Homecoming defeat last Saturday against the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops, falling 29–16. The game, which celebrated the Yeomen’s 125th year of football, left the team in search of its first win as it dropped to 0–4 overall and 0–3 in the North Coast...

Yeomen Pad Up for 125th Season of Oberlin Football

September 2
Filed under Football, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

As football transitions from a rigorous preseason into its 125th season, Head Coach Jay Anderson is readying the Yeomen for their 2016 crusade. The team will have the opportunity to test itself against Kalamazoo College in a non-conference game on Saturday in Kalamazoo, MI before diving into a nine-game...

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
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...

Eagles Eclipse Yeomen in Opener

Eagles Eclipse Yeomen in Opener

Darren Zaslau
September 11
Filed under Football, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The College at Brockport decisively de­feated Oberlin to open the Yeomen’s sea­son for the second year in a row, this time with a final score of 44–7. The Yeomen are still looking for their first home victory at the Austin E. Knowlton Athletics Complex, which opened one year ago. The Golden...

Oberlin Loses to Hiram, Cruz Sets Record

Oberlin Loses to Hiram, Cruz Sets Record

Casey McGuire
November 21
Filed under Football, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The football team dropped its final game of the season last Saturday, falling 35–13 to the Hiram College Terriers. The loss left the team with a 2–8 record in what was Coach Jay Anderson’s first full year as head coach. Sophomore Justin Cruz did catch two touchdowns to set Oberlin’s single-seaso...

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...

Ray Rice Coverage Blames Victims of Domestic Violence

Maggie Menditto, Columnist
September 26
Filed under Columns, OPINIONS

Accompanied by his wife Janay Palmer at a May 23 press conference, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice spoke to reporters about a violent physical altercation that had transpired between the two in an Atlantic City casino. Apologizing for what he called the couple’s “situation,” Rice took the...

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...

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