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Club Bowling Revives Women’s Squad

Club Bowling Revives Women’s Squad

Alex McNicoll, Contributing Sports Editor
March 3
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

For the first time in a decade, OC Thunder, Oberlin’s intercollegiate bowling team, fielded a women’s team. The group is brimming with enthusiasm and happy to be reviving an old Oberlin tradition. “It was incredible to compete for the first OC Thunder women's bowling team since 2007,” first-year...

In The Locker Room with Ultimate Frisbee

In The Locker Room with Ultimate Frisbee

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
February 24
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with senior Maya Gillett, sophomore Faith Shaeffer and junior Caroline Beshers, members of the Preying Manti women’s ultimate Frisbee team, to discuss the camaraderie that is characteristic of the sport and the future of ultimate at Oberlin. This weekend, the team wil...

In The Locker Room with Mel Xu and Katie Rigdon

In The Locker Room with Mel Xu and Katie Rigdon

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
February 10
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with rock climbing wall supervisors, junior Mel Xu and sophomore Katie Rigdon, to learn more about the close-knit climbing community at Oberlin, their adventures climbing all over the U.S. and how climbing boosts their fitness. This interview has been edited for lengt...

In The Locker Room with Club Tennis

In The Locker Room with Club Tennis

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
November 11
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, In the Locker Room, SPORTS

In The Locker Room with Club Tennis This week, the Review sat down with club tennis team president junior Elayne Zhou and captain Samir Husain to discuss the thrill of competition, how the club has grown over time and some of their favorite tennis memories. This interview has been edited for l...

Ultimate Frisbee Teams Take Flight

Ultimate Frisbee Teams Take Flight

Julie Schreiber
October 7
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

The women’s ultimate Frisbee team kicked off its season in Niagara Falls, Canada last weekend, readying for its nationals campaign. The Preying Manti, one of Oberlin’s most popular club teams, have been training since the semester’s start and finally had the opportunity to put their skills to the...

Rugby Rolls Out at Ashland

Marissa Maxfield
September 16
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

The men’s rugby team is ready to rumble in its first game of the 2016 season at Ashland University tomorrow. The team, nicknamed the Gruffs, is stacked with young athletes drawn to the camaraderie and competition of club rugby. Gruffs president and College junior Jimmy Fleming explains that a handful...

Oberlin Rhinos Hunt for Success

Julie Schreiber
April 8
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The Rhinos, Oberlin’s women and trans rugby team, returned from their first spring tournament on Saturday covered in mud and bruises but happy to have finally put their practices to good use in a proper scrum. In their first of three tournaments in their spring season, the Rhinos faced tough competition...

In The Locker Room With Sarah Mills and Ben Gillen

In The Locker Room With Sarah Mills and Ben Gillen

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
April 8
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with sophomore club soccer liaison Ben Gillen and senior club soccer co-captain Sarah Mills to discuss their experiences playing club at Oberlin, how the team dynamic has changed over the years and anything they would do differently to improve club soccer. How would you describe your r...

Feature Photo: Quidditch

Feature Photo: Quidditch

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
March 4
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Oberlin’s first home tournament — aptly titled Ch. 33: Fight and Flight — includ­ed games against Ashland University, West Virginia University, Case Western Reserve University and Carnegie Mellon University this past weekend. Oberlin finished the tournament 0–4, while Carnegie Mellon University...

Feature Photo: Frisbee Outs OSU

October 2
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

Courtesy of Sawyer Brooks Senior Conrad Schloer holds off an opponent from The Ohio State University to snag a catch out of the air during the Flying Horsecows’ tournament on Saturday, Sept. 19. The men’s ultimate frisbee team won the tournament in the finals on Sept. 20. This victory marks the fir...

Club Water Polo Seeks Comeback Following Hiatus

Club Water Polo Seeks Comeback Following Hiatus

Sarah Mills
September 25
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

If one were to google “Oberlin College Water Polo,” a website would appear that some Ober­lin students may not know had ever existed. The page, proudly sporting a copyright from 2005 at the bottom, represents a relic of the former glory of the Yeomen and Yeowomen’s water polo program. “There...

Intramural Softball Championship Approaches

Intramural Softball Championship Approaches

Bronwen Schumacher
May 8
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

The 2015 intramural softball season will soon come to an end, and with the championship games being played this weekend, teams are preparing for their final bats this season and, in some cases, for their entire college careers. While some students dabble in the sport, other students, such as 40–40...

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