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The Oberlin Review

Cool or Drool: Phil Jackson Targets Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony

Dan Bisno, Columnist
April 21, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

As a 10-time NBA All-Star, three-time Olympic gold medalist and former NCAA Champion, Carmelo Anthony commands respect. But he’s received anything but from New York Knicks executive Phil Jackson. Ever since Jackson joined the Knicks organization in 2014, he has been eager to take cheap shots at An...

Track and Field Builds on Indoor Season’s Momentum

Track and Field Builds on Indoor Season’s Momentum

Sydney Allen, Production editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

Both track and field teams honored their seniors in an emotional ceremony last Saturday as they took to their home turf in the annual Bob Kahn Invitational. Though the events were moved back in the day because of rain, the Senior Day festivities stayed on schedule, providing the participants a rare opport...

In The Locker Room with Softball

In The Locker Room with Softball

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under In the Locker Room, Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

This week, the Review sat down with sophomore center fielder Emma Downing and senior pitcher Tori Poplaski to discuss the recent success of the softball team. The team broke the record for wins on spring break, earning six victories over the course of the week. After dropping their first two conferen...

Oberlin Goes 1–3 in Wooster Series

Oberlin Goes 1–3 in Wooster Series

Michaela Puterbaugh
April 7, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Uncategorized, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

Baseball had its hands full with a four-game series against the College of Wooster Fighting Scots doubleheader last weekend, dropping three-of-four games to the nationally sixth-ranked team. Coming off of a 9–1 non-conference loss against Otterbein University earlier in the week, the Yeomen hoped to...

Tribune Bridges Divide

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Athletes are generally viewed under a microscope for their actions on and off the field. As a result of the public criticizing their every move, a large divide exists between the fan and player. Recently, The Players’ Tribune has bridged that gap. Founded by former New York Yankees shortstop Derek J...

Cool or Drool: NBA’s Newest Basketball Dad on the Block

Dan Bisno, Columnist
April 7, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

For many basketball fans, March Madness and the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is an annual rite of passage. While rumor has it that Pisces and Aries fans tend to have more successful brackets, March is generally a bloodbath in a sudden-death style tournament. Media coverage typically focuses on...

Yeomen Gear Up for Final NCAC Games

Yeomen Gear Up for Final NCAC Games

Sydney Allen, Production Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The Yeomen are fighting tooth and nail for a winning season as they edge closer to their final games with an overall 4–6 season and 0–3 conference record. Most recently, The College of Wooster Fighting Scots set the team back with a 13–8 loss last Saturday. “The Wooster game was an example...

Women’s Lacrosse Remains Undefeated

Women’s Lacrosse Remains Undefeated

Julie Schreiber, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

After a month of competition, women’s lacrosse stands alone as the only undefeated team in the North Coast Athletic Conference. The squad is ranked first in conference standings, and its 7–0 record includes a resounding 16–5 win over The College of Wooster, Oberlin’s first win over the Fighting...

Yeowomen Show New Promise in Opening Games

Yeowomen Show New Promise in Opening Games

Alex McNicoll, Contributing Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Thriving in the sunshine state, softball set a program record for spring break wins, going 6–6 in a week of non-conference games. The Yeowomen then returned from Florida for their home opener, splitting a doubleheader with the Wilmington College Fighting Quakers. Oberlin won game one 6–2 before dropping...

Sexism Plagues Hockey

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Most American sports fans are aware of our country’s dominance in women’s sports like basketball and gymnastics. But there is another sport in which American women have collected numerous Olympic medals and won seven of the last nine world championships — ice hockey. Despite being wildly successful...

Cubs, Mets Split Focus on Pitchers, Hitters

Jack Brewster, Columnist
March 31, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

With the Major League Baseball season less than a week away, fans and baseball experts are already trying to predict who will raise the World Series trophy in October. Two favorites are the Chicago Cubs, who won the crown last year, and the New York Mets, who went to the World Series two years ago and...

In The Locker Room with Women’s Track and Field

In The Locker Room with Women’s Track and Field

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

In The Locker Room with Lilah Drafts-Johnson and Monique Newton This week, the Review sat down with junior sprinter/jumper Lilah Drafts-Johnson and junior thrower Monique Newton to talk about the women’s team’s first outright conference championship in school history, the duo’s experiences ...

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