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Yeowomen Head to NCAC Semifinals

Yeowomen Head to NCAC Semifinals

Michaela Puterbaugh
February 24
Filed under Basketball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Winter

Tuesday marked a pivotal point in Yeowomen basketball history as the squad, seeded fifth in the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament, defeated the fourth-seeded Hiram College Terriers 60–43 to become the first women’s basketball team to win a playoff game since 1999. With the win, Oberlin solidified...

Dropping First Two Games, Yeomen Face Growing Pains

Dropping First Two Games, Yeomen Face Growing Pains

Alex McNicoll and James Cato
February 24
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The men’s lacrosse team suffered season opening defeats this weekend, dropping its first two games against the John Carroll University Blue Streaks and Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets 19–6 and 18–5 respectively. After losing 10 seniors to graduation last year, seven of whom were starters,...

DePauw Spoils Senior Day for Yeomen

DePauw Spoils Senior Day for Yeomen

Julie Schreiber, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Winter

The Yeomen took to the court for the last time Saturday in a face off against the DePauw University Tigers, but not before honoring their five seniors at its annual Senior Day celebration. The team’s seniors, all four-year varsity-letter recipients — Nathan Cohen, Zach Meyers, Scott Miller, Zach...

Cool or Drool: Irving’s Flat Earth Nonsense

Dan Bisno, Columnist
February 24
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

On a typical All Star Weekend in the NBA, the buzz surrounds the most exciting innovation from the dunk contest or the rappers and actors balling in the celebrity game. Kyrie Irving, star point guard of the Cleveland Cavaliers, had something else in mind this year. Several days prior to losing in the...

Rule Changes Ruining Baseball

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
February 24
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column, Uncategorized

Whether it’s eating ice cream at the ballpark on a hot summer day with your family or watching a diving catch on ESPN’s Top Ten Plays, baseball memories always last. But the game that everyone grew up watching is about to drastically change for the worse. Major League Baseball proposed several ...

Women’s Tennis Splits Home Opener

Women’s Tennis Splits Home Opener

Sam Harris
February 17
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

Women’s tennis swept the Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets 9–0 in its first win of the season Saturday before falling to Division II Indiana University of Pennsylvania 7–2 later that afternoon. Led by veteran players but bolstered by a strong rookie class, Oberlin’s record stands at 1...

Yeowomen Take Fifth in Conference Finale

Yeowomen Take Fifth in Conference Finale

James Cato
February 17
Filed under SPORTS, Swimming and Diving, Varsity Sports, Varsity Winter

The swimming and diving teams shattered 20 personal records and two school records at the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships Feb. 8–11 at Denison University. Despite being low in numbers, the women captured fifth place overall while the men clinched eighth. “I think that everyone re...

Lifetime Promotes NWSL

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
February 17
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Game 7 of the 2014 World Series. The Golden State Warriors’ Championship-clinching Game 6 victory over LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers. The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Which one had the most viewers? Hint: The answer will defy the myth that no one watches women’s sports. While two of the biggest ga...

Track, Field Collects NCAC Athlete of the Week Awards

Track, Field Collects NCAC Athlete of the Week Awards

Julie Scheiber, Staff Writer
February 17
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

Currently ranked 15th in the nation, Yeowomen track and field racked up record-breaking performances Feb. 11 at the All-Ohio Championships, as junior Lilah Drafts-Johnson set two school records. Propelling the women’s team to a fourth place finish, Drafts-Johnson earned her NCAC Sprinter/Hurdler of ...

Huskies’ Dominance Hurts Competition, Interest in Women’s Basketball

Jack Brewster, Columnist
February 17
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

The University of Connecticut Huskies cemented the longest winning streak in the history of NCAA women’s basketball Monday night with a landmark 65–55 win over the University of South Carolina. The Huskies have broken the previous win streak record three times. This spring, they will vie for th...

In The Locker Room with Men’s Lacrosse

In The Locker Room with Men’s Lacrosse

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
February 17
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week the Review sat down with men’s lacrosse seniors Kinori Rosnow and Eric Hager to discuss their enthusiasm for the upcoming season, the impact they expect rook­ies and sophomores to have on the team and the ways the squad has changed since last year. This interview has been edited for l...

Yeowomen Push Past Kenyon Ladies

Yeowomen Push Past Kenyon Ladies

Alex McNicoll, Contributing Sports Editor
February 10
Filed under Basketball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

A key conference win is propelling the Yeowomen through the final stretch of their season, with a 52–41 over the Kenyon College Ladies on Wednesday. The victory moved Oberlin to 10–12 on the season and 7–6 in North Coast Athletic Conference play, and puts the team within reach of a top seed in...

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