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The Oberlin Review

Editorial: Playoff Should Include Top-Six Teams

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

History was made in college football last Saturday. For the first time since 1985, three of the top four teams in the nation all lost in the same week. With No. 2 Michigan losing to Iowa, No. 3 Clemson dropping a thriller at home to Pittsburgh and No. 4 Washington falling to USC, the College Football Play...

TPAC Revises Transgender Inclusion Policy

TPAC Revises Transgender Inclusion Policy

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
April 17, 2015
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The Transgender Participatory Advisory Committee and the Multicultural Resource Center partnered to host the TPAC forum last Monday in Wilder Hall to discuss the latest draft of the “Guidelines for Inclusion and Respectful Treatment of Intercollegiate Transgender Student-Athletes.” The policy ad...

NCAA Losing its Edge

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
March 13, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The NCAA is losing its edge in collegiate athletics. Once the brand of excellence and legitimacy, the organization now makes more headlines for its faulty policies than for progressive or inclusive reform. From the NCAA’s arbitrary regulations concerning the inclusion of trans athletes to its obscur...

Hill Inspires Fans

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
November 7, 2014
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...

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, 2014
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...

Eventful Year Draws to a Close for Athletics Dept.

Eventful Year Draws to a Close for Athletics Dept.

Tyler Sloan, Staff Writer
May 9, 2014
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Varsity Fall, Varsity Spring, Varsity Winter

The 2013–2014 academic year comes to a close in just over a week, finishing what has been both an eventful and successful time for the Athletics Department. Several teams and individual athletes clinched NCAA bids, countless individuals garnered North Coast Athletic Conference accolades and new facilities...

Yeowomen Fall Just Short at NCAC Championships

Yeowomen Fall Just Short at NCAC Championships

Hannah Heinke-Greene
May 9, 2014
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

Last weekend, Oberlin hosted the North Coast Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Conference Championships.The men’s team finished fourth in the competition, while the Yeowomen placed second for the sixth year in the row. The Yeowomen earned 124 points, falling only to Ohio Wesleyan University,...

Track and Field Shines at Kenyon Invitational

Suzanna Doak
April 25, 2014
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

Last weekend the track and field team traveled to Gambier, OH, for the Kenyon College invitational. There they competed against eleven other colleges, including challenging competitors Ohio Wesleyan University, The College of Wooster, Ohio Northern University and Otterbein University. The women placed...

Preying Manti Headed to Nationals

Jacob Zuckerman
May 10, 2013
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

The Preying Manti secured their seed in the Women’s Ultimate Frisbee NCAA Championships last weekend after a 10­–8 victory over Swarthmore College.  It’s the team’s first trip to Nationals since 2008, and the Manti currently maintain a tentative seventh seed, pending official seeding methods. “We...

First-Years Make Big Splash in NCAC Championships

Sarah Orbuch, Staff Writer
February 22, 2013
Filed under SPORTS, Swimming and Diving, Varsity Winter

The Yeomen and Yeowomen swimmers concluded their impressive season with record-breaking performances at the North Coast Athletic Conference swimming and diving championships last week. The first record-setting time came from first-years Jillian Sarazen, Olivia Degitz, Deirdre Haren and Samma Regan...

Off the Cuff with Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger

Matthew Benenson
September 21, 2012
Filed under NEWS, Off the Cuff

What did you think of the movie, Rudy? I loved it. The acting was great, the music was great. I thought they did a great job, especially with the message. The message came across real clear and that’s what was most important to me. Not what actually happened or didn’t, but the message. W...

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