Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

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Outdoor Drinking Games Call for Athletic Excellence

John Elrod, Sports Editor May 6, 2022

As we inch closer to summer, outdoor yard games become a central part of American life. To many, these games are seen as a way to kill time with friends or an excuse to day drink, but they also shed light...

Kurt Russell smiles in front of Oberlin High School’s Phoenix backdrop.

Mr. Kurt Russell, More Than Just a History Teacher

John Elrod, Sports Editor April 29, 2022

As a sports writer, it is not surprising that I have a love for sports and stories. Much of this love was cultivated at Oberlin High School in 2022 National Teacher of the Year Kurt Russell’s classroom....

Shiva Senthil draws up a play for his previous basketball team at SUNY Canton.

Coach Senthil Looks to Shake Things up with Men’s Basketball

Matt Rudella, Senior Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Last week, Oberlin hired former SUNY Canton Head Coach Shiva Senthil to lay the groundwork for the men’s basketball team. In his two years of coaching at SUNY Canton, the Roos gained a conference championship...

Spring Athletes Remain Flexible in the Face of COVID-19

Zoë Martin del Campo, Contributing Sports Editor April 29, 2022

The College reinstated the indoor mask mandate last week in response to increased COVID-19 cases on campus. While this has not been the first COVID-19 wave to hit the College community, the jump in cases...

Lucas Draper takes a breath during a swim race at Robert Carr Pool.

In the Locker Room with Lucas Draper, Diver Making a Name For Himself

Kayla Kim , Sports Editor April 29, 2022

  College third-year Lucas Draper is a diver on the men’s swimming and diving team. Although he originally competed as a swimmer on the women’s team, Lucas started to compete for the men’s...

Tom Decker takes a shot on Bailey Field against Allegheny College, earning his 100th college career goal.

Tom Decker Scores 100th Goal for Oberlin Lacrosse Team

Andrea Nguyen, Sports Editor April 29, 2022

Scoring more than 100 goals in his four years, fourth-year men’s lacrosse player Tom Decker is nearing the end of an incredible college career. Despite having one season cut short due to COVID-19, his...

Why Transphobia in Sports is About Sexism

Leo Ross April 22, 2022

When I first sat down to talk with a friend about the Lia Thomas controversy, I approached it with an excited apprehension. Earlier that day, I had compiled a document filled with prodding questions,...

South Carolina Wins March Madness, Dawn Staley Dynasty Solidified

Kayla Kim, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

Although March Madness ended over spring break, there’s still much to be discussed regarding the packed month of riveting competition between the NCAA women’s teams. Composed of heartbreaking losses,...

Katie Meyer stands in goal for Stanford University’s women’s soccer team.

Stigma Surrounding Mental Health in College Athletics

Andrea Nguyen, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

Editor’s Note: This article mentions suicide and depression.    In an article to the Players Tribune in 2018 about battling his depression and anxiety, Cleveland Cavaliers player Kevin Love...

Sk8Co poses for a group photo on Lake Erie.

Test Your Athletic Abilities with Excos

Matt Rudella, Senior Staff Writer April 22, 2022

For many Oberlin students, getting involved in athletics can be intimidating and time consuming. ExCo's, however, can be a great opportunity for people to get involved and test out athletic activities...

College fourth-year and men’s lacrosse player Michael Muldoon cradles the ball on Bailey Field.

In the Locker Room with Men’s Lacrosse Captain Michael Muldoon

John Elrod, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

Fourth-year Michael Muldoon is the lacrosse version of a walking bucket. He’s scored 67 goals in only 34 career games, scoring at least once in 29 of those games. He’s been a huge part of the men’s...

Oberlin football team in 1921 playing football.

Remembering Oberlin’s 1990s Football Dynasty

John Elrod, Sports Editor April 1, 2022

Editors’ note: All quotes are fake and not from real interviews. The game stats, however, are 100 percent true. Last fall, I wrote an article trying to determine whether Oberlin’s sports teams were...

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