The Oberlin Review

Volleyball Gets Back on Track with Two Wins

Volleyball Gets Back on Track with Two Wins

Khalid McCalla

September 14, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Varsity Sports, Volleyball

The Oberlin College volleyball team picked up a pair of wins Saturday against Franciscan University and La Roche College, giving them confidence and momentum heading into another busy weekend filled with four games.  “We had a great week of practice and worked on making some adjustments from the...

Field Hockey Maximizes Holistic College Experience

Field Hockey Maximizes Holistic College Experience

Alexis Dill, Sports Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

Field Hockey Head Coach Tiffany Saunders had no idea she wouldn’t be returning to Radford University at the conclusion of her fifth season as the lead assistant coach of the Highlanders. The news came in February 2014 that the school would be cutting its field hockey program, leaving Saunders ...

From the Locker Room to the Copy Room

Ify Ezimora, Sports Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Competing as a track athlete for the past eight years has heavily shaped both the way I navigate the space around me and way others regard me. Coming from a public California high school of more than 2,700 students, participating in athletics as either a competitor or spectator was a communa...

New Building Promises Better Access to Wellness in Academic Year

New Building Promises Better Access to Wellness in Academic Year

Alexis Dill, Sports Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Uncategorized

Delta Lodge Director of Athletics and Physical Education Natalie Winkelfoos beamed with pride last Tuesday as students and coaches gathered to celebrate the opening of the Pat ’63 & Merrill ’61 Shanks Health and Wellness Center. Perhaps she could hear the turning of wheels and Men...

Wheelmen Roll Through Oberlin

Wheelmen Roll Through Oberlin

Sydney Allen, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The Wheelmen, a national group that focuses on the preservation and celebration of antique bicycles made before 1932, visited Oberlin July 25-29 for their 51st annual National Wheelmen Meet. Many cyclists rode upwards of 100 miles during the meet in total. Others took part in 75-, 50-,...

For Baseball Players in Cuba, a Unique Naming Convention

Julie Schreiber, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

For many people in the United States, the happenings of everyday life in Cuba are nothing short of mysterious. Although the two countries are separated by a mere 103 miles, a half-century of socially-and-economically-restrictive international policy has made it difficult for most citizens of either count...

Germany Does Not Have World Cup Locked Down

Jane Agler, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

The biggest sporting event in the world is finally here. People from all around the globe will be tuning in on June 14 for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, where 32 national teams will compete for international glory. Germany — the team that clinched the Cup back in 2014 — is still a favorite, b...

Newton, Drafts-Johnson Lead Team to NCAC Championship

Newton, Drafts-Johnson Lead Team to NCAC Championship

Alexis Dill, Sports Editor

May 11, 2018


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

Many words have been used to describe the women’s track and field team: victorious, dominant, and inspiring are a few key examples. One word that is not in the team’s vocabulary is complacent. The team won its second straight North Coast Athletic Conference Outdoor Championship with a total of 22...

Harvey’s Rollercoaster Mets Career Comes to a Close

Alex McNicoll, Sports Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

The New York Mets traded their once-star pitcher Matt Harvey to the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday, signaling the end of one of the most frustrating eras in a franchise that is not averse to failure. Whether it was the injuries — he had Tommy John surgery in 2013 and was diagnosed with Thoracic Outlet Syndro...

Historic Season from Rauchle Not Enough for Yeowomen

Historic Season from Rauchle Not Enough for Yeowomen

Alex McNicoll, Sports Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The women’s lacrosse team’s season came to a close in their matchup against the College of Wooster Fighting Scots in the North Coast Athletic Conference Semi-Finals last Wednesday. While the Yeowomen had hoped to return to the NCAC Championships after playing one of the best seasons in program hi...

Hammon Should Exemplify Fight Against Sexism in Sports

Alexis Dill, Sports Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

As a girl who grew up playing sports and dreaming of one day becoming a sports journalist, I have always been supported and encouraged by the men in my life. However, many of the women I look up to have been victims of sexism at one point or another throughout their careers. Fox NFL Sportscaster Erin Andrews ...

In The Locker Room with Alex McNicoll and Alexis Dill, Sports Editors

In The Locker Room with Alex McNicoll and Alexis Dill, Sports Editors

Alex McNicoll and Alexis Dill, Sports Editors

May 11, 2018


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

Sophomore Alex McNicoll has spent four semesters with the Review, serving as a sports editor for three. Sophomore Alexis Dill has been a sports editor for one semester and worked as a news editor last semester. This issue is McNicoll’s last as a section editor for the Review, while Dill will return ...

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