Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Jon Schafer dribbles a ball at a men’s soccer game against Grove City College.

In the Locker Room with Jon Schafer, Soccer Captain and Musician

Andrea Nguyen, Kayla Kim, and Zoe Kuzbari September 23, 2022

After missing multiple seasons due to injuries and the COVID-19 pandemic, fourth-year midfielder Jon Schafer is finally playing his first full season of soccer, leading as one of the team captains alongside...

Magnus Carlsen competes in a chess tournament.

Chess World Unpacks Carlsen, Niemann Scandal

Andrea Nguyen and Zach Marshall September 23, 2022

Imagine Naomi Osaka hitting the ball once and walking off the court, or Tom Brady throwing a football to a teammate and leaving with no explanation. This is exactly what happened in the chess world recently,...

DeShaun Watson prepares to throw a football.

NFL Fails to Hold Star Players Accountable to Their Actions

Zoe Kuzbari and Walter Thomas-Patterson September 16, 2022

A new football season has arrived and with that, an acknowledgement that athletes face considerable scrutiny nowadays. Football, baseball, soccer, basketball — these sports and many others put their...

Britney Griner reacts during a game.

Biden Administration Negotiates Britney Griner Release

Andrea Nguyen, Sports Editor September 16, 2022

Last February, WNBA player Brittney Griner was detained in Russia for possession of marijuana. She had flown into Russia to play for the UMMC Ekaterinburg, the overseas women’s basketball team she plays...

Miguel Siwady in Lane 7 swimming at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.

In the Locker Room with Miguel Siwady, World Junior Swimming Championships Competitor

Kayla Kim, Contributing Sports Editor September 16, 2022

While most first-years were adjusting to classes and attending meetings with their Peer Advising Leaders at the beginning of the school year, Miguel Siwady was swimming at the 2022 FINA World Junior Championships...

The men’s soccer team and staff pose on Fred Shults Field.

Men’s Soccer Season Kicks Into Action

Chris Stoneman, Senior Staff Writer September 16, 2022

Men’s soccer had a tough road laid out for them last weekend. Facing Grove City College, Chatham University, and Bethany College all in rapid succession, the table was set for a massive triple-header...

Pickleball is played using a paddle and ball.

Pickleball Fandom Grows 40 Percent During Pandemic

Andrea Nguyen, Sports Editor September 16, 2022

Invented in 1965, pickleball is a relatively young sport. For most of its 57 years of existence it was rather niche, but its popularity has recently skyrocketed. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Serena Williams competes at the National Bank Open tennis tournament in 2022.

Saying Goodbye to Serena: Reflecting on Williams’ Legacy

Kayla Kim, Contributing Sports Editor September 9, 2022

On Sept. 2, Serena Williams' 27-year tennis career most likely came to a close in a loss to Ajla Tomljanović at the third round of the US Open in the most watched tennis match in ESPN's history. Williams,...

The women’s soccer team and staff pose on Fred Shults Field.

Women’s Soccer Wins Two Games Over Weekend

Chris Stoneman, Senior Staff Writer September 9, 2022

The women’s soccer team had a jam-packed schedule this past weekend with a home game against Bluffton University last Thursday followed by an away match against Wilmington College. With the hire of new...

Elly Scheer runs on the field during the game against Nazareth.

In the Locker Room with Elly Scheer, Field Hockey’s Rising Star

Zoe Kuzbari, Contributing Sports Editor September 9, 2022

Last Saturday, first-year Elly Scheer scored the field hockey team’s first goal of the season, helping it win an overtime game against Nazareth College on Oberlin’s very own Bailey Field. While she...

The volleyball team huddles before a game

Volleyball Set for Historical Season, Strives for .500 Season Finish

Andrea Nguyen and Kayla Kim September 9, 2022

Last weekend, the women’s volleyball team played at the Great Lakes Crossover with a pool of teams from other conferences around the Midwest region. Although the Yeowomen started with a loss to Thiel...

Frisbee members pose behind a booth at this year’s Connections Fair.

Oberlin Athletes Shine in Club Sports

Andrea Nguyen, Sports Editor September 9, 2022

Although not officially recognized by the NCAA, club sports can get pretty rigorous and competitive. There has been a history of Division III athletes participating in club sports during the offseason...

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