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News with Natalie

The Review recently sat down with co-interim Athletic Director Natalie Winkelfoos to talk about basketball, choosing a new athletic director and Oberlin's track and field success.
Ariel Lewis February 25, 2011

In addition to your responsibilities as co-interim director of athletics, you also have your own position to fill. What’s your official title, and what capacities does the job entail? My official...

Talk of Another Jordan Comeback Tantalizes Fans

Hal Sundt, Staff Writer February 18, 2011

We know about his NCAA title-winning shot against Georgetown, that magical NBA draft night and the Magic/Isiah freeze-out conspiracy at the 1985 All-Star game. We still watch footage of the 63 points at...

Cleveland: Ohio’s Detroit!

James Blankenship, Sports Editor February 18, 2011

I’m no Art Schlichter, but I’m willing to bet that some people will be pissed-off after reading this. I’m also willing to bet that those people will be, by and large, of the Oberlin resident, non-student...

In The Locker Room: First-Year Tennis Star Logan Chun

Brenna Sheldon February 18, 2011

What is your favorite aspect of tennis? The competition. You play one opponent, two if it's doubles, and you have to try to figure out how to defeat them. It’s a mental process. Plus, I like running...

Handicapping the Carmelo Anthony Situation

Chris Landers, Sports Editor February 18, 2011

Each year, the National Basketball Association’s trade deadline wreaks havoc upon the league and its general managers. Contenders contemplate which moves will put their teams over the top, while bottom-dwellers...

NFL Owners’ Greed, Hypocrisy Clouds Their Finest Hour

Chris Landers, Sports Editor February 11, 2011

As the confetti streamed down onto the victorious Green Bay Packers at the end of Super Bowl XLV, the National Football League and its fans should have been rejoicing. The Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers...

Individual Performances, Team Effort Guiding Track and Field So Far

Chris Landers, Sports Editor February 11, 2011

Both the men and women’s track and field teams started off strong in the first team-scored event of the 2011 campaign. The season kicked off with the North Coast Athletic Conference Relay Meet on Jan....

In The Locker Room: Ben Puterbaugh

The Review recently sat down with senior slugger Ben Puterbaugh to discuss striking out his teammates, Manny being Manny, and pre-game urination rituals.
James Blankenship, Sports Editor February 11, 2011

You're on pace to become the most successful baseball player in Oberlin's history. Do you ever think about that? Not really. I think I've just been lucky to have the opportunity to play all four years...

Super Blown: The Super Halftime Show Disappoints Yet Again

James Blankenship, Sports Editor February 11, 2011

Every time the overhyped monstrosity that is Super Bowl week graces us with its presence, a nation is left wondering, “Can this halftime show really be worse than last year’s?” In the last five years,...

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The Review’s take on everything you missed on the track, in the pool and on the court over Winter Term.
Staff February 11, 2011

The Good •The swimming and diving teams were both victorious in a meet against John Carroll University on Jan. 21. Six different Yeowomen won events, while the Yeomen took home seven events of their...

With Sharp Shooting Skills, the Yeomen Continue Successful Season

Emily Perry, Staff Writer December 11, 2009

The men’s basketball team is going to have an outstanding 2009–10 season. In the game on Tuesday night against Kalamazoo College, the team won by a 20-point margin – the largest differential since...

Machine Workout

Liv Combe, Sports Editor December 11, 2009

Needing a break from running along the same three routes in Oberlin, I’ve recently taken to working out in the gym. I tried the treadmill a few times, and then decided that I wanted a respite from running...

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