The Oberlin Review

No Bubble, More Problems: Why the NFL Season Is Now In Jeopardy

Zach Bayfield October 9, 2020

After the National Football League successfully completed three weeks of competition without incident amid the COVID-19 pandemic, this past week brought some bad news for the league. Last Tuesday, the...

Contact Sports In Times Of COVID

Zoe Kuzbari, Staff Writer October 9, 2020

With Oberlin College student-athletes returning to practice, coaches of contact-heavy sports have had to navigate new policies and regulations to ensure the safety of players and staff. All fall contact...

The Preying Manti, Oberlin’s women and trans ultimate Frisbee team.

Lacking Support, Club Sports Adapt to the Pandemic

Arman Luczkow, Production Editor October 2, 2020

While many of Oberlin’s varsity teams began new COVID-safe practices during the first week of classes, club sports have struggled to create new routines. Oberlin is now five weeks into classes, but many...

The varsity women’s soccer team.

COVID-19 Can’t Stop Our Smart Soccer Players

Zoe Kuzbari, Senior Staff Writer October 2, 2020

Last Thursday, both the women’s and men’s soccer teams were awarded the prestigious United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award. This award recognizes teams who have acquired at least a 3.0 grade point...

Khalid and Zoë Decide Everything

Khalid McCalla and Zoë Martin del Campo October 2, 2020

Have you and a friend or relative ever gotten into a silly argument? Well, do I have good news for you! Starting next week, your favorite Sports Editors will also become the deciders of any and all of...

Maureen Hirt, Women's Basketball Assistant Coach.

In The Locker Room with Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach Maureen Hirt, Winner Of Tara VanDerveer Fellowship

Zoe Kuzbari, Senior Staff Writer September 25, 2020

Assistant Women's Basketball Coach Maureen Hirt joined the Oberlin community in 2019 and has abundant experience coaching and supporting Division III athletics. She was chosen to be a Women's Sport Foundation...

Backyard Games at Bailey Field.

Backyard Games at Bailey Field

Khalid McCalla, Sports Editor September 23, 2020

The Athletics Department and the Student Union have teamed up to create Backyard Games at Bailey Field, which debuted last Wednesday. The event boasts lawn bowling, spike ball, racket sports, mini soccer,...

The BSAG board during one of their meetings. Photo courtesy of Kofi Asare.

Black Student Athlete Group Cultivates Community

Zoë Martin del Campo, Sports Editor September 18, 2020

Oberlin has multiple communities for Black, Indigenous, and students of color to come together. But, until recently, there was no designated space for Black athletes. This semester the Black Student Athlete...

Fantasy Football Advice From Your Friendly Neighborhood Obies

Zach Bayfield September 18, 2020

The 2020 NFL season is finally here, meaning that fans can get back to their favorite fall pastime: fantasy football. A significant number of Oberlin students are creating their own fantasy leagues to...

The Oberlin College Athletics department has created a new voting initiative called Yeo the Vote. Photo courtesy of GoYeo.

New Initiative Pushes Student-Athletes to Vote

Zoe Kuzbari, Staff Writer September 18, 2020

With over 400 student-athletes in Oberlin’s community, the Athletics department wants to make a difference this election season. Yeo the Vote, a new initiative this election year, aims to reach 100 percent...

Men’s and women’s cross country and track and field teams have worked hard to stay connected during the pandemic. Photo courtesy of GoYeo.

We Keep Yeoing: Track & Field, Cross Country Continue The Race

Khalid McCalla, Sports Editor September 18, 2020

In the shadow of Cleveland, Ohio, tucked away in the cornfields, lies a small town and one of the nation’s premier academic institutions, Oberlin College. But you already knew that. What you didn’t...

The women’s soccer team performs drills during one of its first socially distanced practices. Anisa Curry Vietze

Teams Develop New COVID-Safe Practice Routines

Zoë Martin del Campo, Sports Editor September 11, 2020

Although fall athletic competitions have been canceled, most teams held their first in person practices this week. This year, without games and with new restrictions, students and coaches have to reconsider...

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