The Oberlin Review

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 ...

Men’s Tennis Tops Battling Bishops, Finishes Third

Men’s Tennis Tops Battling Bishops, Finishes Third

Alex McNicoll, Sports Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The men’s tennis team clinched third place in the North Coast Athletic Conference at its annual tournament last Sunday. After beating the DePauw University Tigers 5–1 last Friday, the Yeomen dropped their semi-finals matchup to the Denison University Big Red 5–1, sending them to the matchup f...

In The Locker Room with Sonia Bloom, Preying Manti Frisbee Player

In The Locker Room with Sonia Bloom, Preying Manti Frisbee Player

Alex McNicoll and Alexis Dill, Sports Editors

May 4, 2018


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

College senior Sonia Bloom joined the Preying Manti, the women’s and trans Ultimate Frisbee team, during her second year at Oberlin. Since then, the team has been a major part of her college experience. For the first time in two years, the Preying Manti will compete at the DIII College Nationals May 19...

Cleveland Botches Potential Rebuild

Jason Hewitt, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

The 2018 NFL Draft was critical for the Cleveland Browns after a season in which they didn’t win a single game, compiling a record of 0–16. There has only been one other team in National Football League history that has gone winless: the 2008 Detroit Lions. The Browns, whose performance has been noto...

Yeowomen Clinch Third Place in NCAC Championships

Yeowomen Clinch Third Place in NCAC Championships

Jane Agler, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Uncategorized, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The women’s tennis team finished its season by winning third place in North Coast Athletic Conference tournament last weekend. As the third-seed in the tournament, they first played the sixth-seeded Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops last Friday. After dropping the semi-finals to the second...

Big Red Sweeps Yeomen Baseball

Big Red Sweeps Yeomen Baseball

Alex McNicoll, Sports Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The baseball team collected three more losses this week in what has been a disappointing season for the promising squad. After making the North Coast Athletic Conference semi-finals last season, expectations were high for the Yeomen, but now — at 10–26 overall and 2–14 in the NCAC — returnin...

LeBron James Deserves Reverence, Even If He Leaves Cleveland

Alexis Dill, Sports Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Quicken Loans Arena erupted last Wednesday as LeBron James sank a game-winning, buzzer-beating three-pointer over the outstretched arm of Indiana’s Thaddeus Young to give the Cleveland Cavaliers a 3–2 lead going into Game 6 of the series. After chest-bumping Cedi Osman and receiving embraces fr...

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