The Oberlin Review

Pro Athletes Destigmatize Mental Illness

Alexis Dill, Sports Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Editor’s Note: This article contains mentions of mental illness and suicide. Shooting hoops in the driveway and kicking around a soccer ball in the backyard as a kid, I never thought that being an athlete at a high level could be so taxing. My sports heroes had glamorous lifestyles, driving expens...

Yeowomen Remain Perfect in NCAC After Beating Bishops

Yeowomen Remain Perfect in NCAC After Beating Bishops

Alex McNicoll, Sports Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The women’s lacrosse team defeated the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops 16–4 Tuesday, bringing them to 9–3 for the season and a perfect 5–0 in North Coast Athletic Conference play. The win followed a 20–3 victory against the DePauw University Tigers last Saturday, as the Yeowomen ...

Track and Field Teams Dominate at All-Ohio

Track and Field Teams Dominate at All-Ohio

Alexis Dill, Sports Editor

April 20, 2018


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

Under Head Coach Ray Appenheimer, Oberlin’s track and field athletes have consistently broken school records and earned personal bests by avoiding complacency and encouraging each other to be the best possible athletes, teammates, and leaders every single meet. On Saturday, the No. 12 Yeowomen continued t...

Women’s Tennis Drops Kenyon Game Ahead of Championships

Women’s Tennis Drops Kenyon Game Ahead of Championships

Jane Agler, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The women’s tennis team celebrated their three seniors’ final home game last Saturday, facing off against both their North Coast Athletic Conference rival the Kenyon College Ladies and the Ursuline College Arrows. While the Yeowomen dropped their first Senior Day matchup against the Ladies 8–1,...

NBA, Adam Silver Need to Address League’s Tanking Problem

Alex McNicoll, Sports Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

Tanking is no secret in the NBA. Teams like the Chicago Bulls or the Sacramento Kings openly sit their top veterans in an attempt to “develop young talent,” but in reality, they are intentionally losing to get a better pick. It’s not a new phenomenon. The Philadelphia 76ers did it for three or ...

In The Locker Room with Mike Mancini, Assistant Director of Athletics for Communications

In The Locker Room with Mike Mancini, Assistant Director of Athletics for Communications

Alex McNicoll and Alexis Dill, Sports Editors

April 20, 2018


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

Mike Mancini came to Oberlin College after being appointed as the Sports Information Director on Dec. 31, 2007. Now, as Assistant Director of Athletics for Communications, he keeps statistics and publishes previews and recaps for all 21 varsity teams at Oberlin on GoYeo, the Athletic Department’s we...

First NCAC Win Gives Baseball Confidence, Momentum

First NCAC Win Gives Baseball Confidence, Momentum

Alexis Dill, Sports Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

After losing their first five conference games of the season, the Oberlin baseball team earned a 6–1 victory in the second half of their doubleheader against the DePauw University Tigers Saturday. Although the team currently holds an 8–16 record, the Yeomen are confident in their chances of making...

NBA Expands from Two-Team Race

Alex McNicoll, Sports Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Since the 2015–2016 season in the NBA, when the Golden State Warriors — the reigning champions — passed Michael Jordan’s 1995–1996 Chicago Bulls for a seemingly unbreakable record of 73 wins and nine losses in a single season, the NBA regular season has largely been considered boring and pr...

Underlying Racism Affects Lamar Jackson’s Draft Stock

Jason Hewitt, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

Louisville Cardinals quarterback Lamar Jackson should easily be one of the top three quarterbacks in this year’s NFL Draft. He won the 2016 Heisman Trophy and arguably had a better season this year. So it’s quite confusing why Jackson has received widespread criticism by NFL scouts and draft ana...

Men’s Lacrosse Drops Close Games to Denison, Kenyon

Men’s Lacrosse Drops Close Games to Denison, Kenyon

Owen Mittenthal, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

This week, the men’s lacrosse team dropped both of its games. While the team nearly pulled off an upset against the No. 8 nationally-ranked Denison Big Red, they ultimately fell short 14–6 last Saturday. The Yeomen also faced off against North Coast Athletic Conference rival the Kenyon College Lords...

Yeomen, Women Take Senior Day at Bob Kahn Invitational

Yeomen, Women Take Senior Day at Bob Kahn Invitational

Jane Agler, Sports Editor

April 13, 2018


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

The Yeomen and Yeowomen track and field teams invited 19 different teams — 9 women’s and 10 men’s — to their annual Bob Kahn Invitational for Senior Day, besting them all as they both claimed first place last weekend. While the Yeowomen have been no strangers to success this season as they look ...

In The Locker Room with Lisa Thuer, Yoga Instructor

In The Locker Room with Lisa Thuer, Yoga Instructor

Alex McNicoll and Alexis Dill, Sports Editors

April 13, 2018


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

Lisa Thuer joined the Oberlin community less than two months ago to fill the position of Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving. She works on the Oberlin Annual Fund, which helps ensure that students receive scholarship funds. Before arriving at Oberlin, Thuer worked in Kansas City, MO, for Wom...

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