The Oberlin Review

In The Locker Room with Olivia Canning, Senior Basketball Center

In The Locker Room with Olivia Canning, Senior Basketball Center

Alexis Dill and Jane Agler

March 15, 2019


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

College senior Olivia Canning has her hands full. As a starter on the Oberlin women’s basketball team, a Psychology and Sociology major and Anthropology minor, and an active member of various Oberlin College and community organizations, Canning seems to be doing everything at once. While she...

Megan Rapinoe Leads the Race for Women’s Rights in Sports

Julie Schreiber, Senior Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

If you’re in search of a hero during Women’s History Month, look no further than Megan Rapinoe. As one of the most important players on the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, Rapinoe played a big role at the 2015 World Cup in Canada, where the United States won it all with a victory over ...

Former Men’s Soccer Players Take Up Horseback Riding

Alexis Dill, Sports Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

As a child, College senior and former men’s soccer player Daniel Tuzzolino wanted to be a cowboy. In his last semester at Oberlin, he convinced his housemate and then-teammate Trenton Bulucea — also a College senior — to register with him for ATHL 147, a first-module horseback riding cours...

Women’s Track and Field Wins Third Straight NCAC Title

Women’s Track and Field Wins Third Straight NCAC Title

Julie Schreiber, Senior Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Sports, Varsity Winter

For the past few years, Oberlin track and field stars like Lilah Drafts-Johnson, Ana Richardson, and Monique Newton — all OC ’18 — have been household names in the Oberlin athletic community. After two consecutive years of Indoor Track and Field North Coast Athletic Conference Championship...

Walk-Ons Are Crucial to Varsity Athletic Success

Walk-Ons Are Crucial to Varsity Athletic Success

Alexis Dill, Sports Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

As she runs out to Bailey Field, ready for that day’s practice, College senior and women’s lacrosse player Sabrina Deleonibus exudes the confidence of a veteran, but on the inside she’s filled with gratitude as she wonders, “How did I get here?” All of Deleonibus’ childhood fri...

Women Remain Underappreciated in Athletic World

Khalid McCalla

March 8, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

ESPN’s annual World Fame 100 List, a definitive compilation of the world’s most famous athletes, determines its order through criteria like social media followers, yearly net-worth, and Google Trend scores. The top of last year’s list consisted of many familiar and expected names — NBA ...

In The Locker Room with Claudia Olaes, Sophomore Tennis Player and Former State Representative Candidate

In The Locker Room with Claudia Olaes, Sophomore Tennis Player and Former State Representative Candidate

Jane Agler, Sports Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

College sophomore and Oberlin native Claudia Olaes is well known around campus. During her spring semester last year, she decided to take time off from Oberlin in order to run for state representative for District 56 in Ohio’s House of Representatives. Outspoken about her dissatisfaction wit...

Women’s Lacrosse Relies on Wellness to Win

Women’s Lacrosse Relies on Wellness to Win

Julie Schreiber, Senior Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

Head women’s lacrosse coach Kim Russell has a unique motto for her players whenever they’re feeling stressed, scattered, or overwhelmed: Eat a Cheeto. “As a coach, I really prioritize wellness,” said Russell, who just kicked off her first official season in Oberlin after serving as the first wo...

As Rock Climbing Enters Mainstream, Accessibility Concerns Remain

As Rock Climbing Enters Mainstream, Accessibility Concerns Remain

Katherine MacPhail, Arts & Culture Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column, Uncategorized

Alex Honnold’s figure is only partially visible, positioned halfway inside the deep fissure that runs through the granite wall he is scaling. He pushes steadily upwards, moving through the motions of the 3,000-foot route he knows by heart. The camera pans away from the cliff face, displayin...

Zion Williamson’s Shoe Incident Revives One-and-Done Debate

Jane Agler, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

When potential number one NBA Draft pick and Duke University’s current star forward Zion Williamson walked onto the court last week, it was to compete in one of the most heated rivalries in college basketball history. The North Carolina Tar Heels were due to face-off against the Duke Blue Devi...

In The Locker Room with Emily and Izzy Berner, Student-Athletes and Sisters

In The Locker Room with Emily and Izzy Berner, Student-Athletes and Sisters

Alexis Dill, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

Sisters Emily Berner, College junior, and Izzy Berner, College first-year, grew up in an athletic family of seven in Reisterstown, MD. Although a majority of the Berner siblings played baseball and softball, Emily picked up lacrosse in fourth grade and has flourished in the sport ever since. S...

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