The Oberlin Review

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...

Arsenal FC Loses Wenger, Manager of 22 Years

Jane Agler, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

After 22 years of managing Arsenal Football Club and providing the club with some of its most successful and memorable years to date, the sun is finally setting on Arsène Wenger’s career. Last week, Wenger announced to the public that he was leaving the club after the season finishes, marking the e...

Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Tigers 14–13, Finishes Season on Three-Game Win Streak

Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Tigers 14–13, Finishes Season on Three-Game Win Streak

Alex McNicoll, Sports Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The men’s lacrosse team ended their season with a 14–13 victory against the DePauw University Tigers last Saturday. The win capped off a three-game win streak that helped them finish on a high note after an overall disappointing season, hopefully building some positive momentum going in to next se...

Softball Sweeps Terriers, Falls to Crusaders

Softball Sweeps Terriers, Falls to Crusaders

Alex McNicoll, Sports Editor

April 27, 2018


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

The softball team closed their season against the Capital University Crusaders Thursday, dropping the first game 9–1 and the second game 2–1. Although they ended with an overall record of 8–26 and a 3–13 record in North Coast Athletic Conference play, they have some momentum to carry into ne...

Men’s Tennis Splits Heading into NCAC Tournament

Men’s Tennis Splits Heading into NCAC Tournament

Owen Mittenthal, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The No. 37 men’s tennis team finished the regular season with a pair of matches last weekend, easily dispatching the Allegheny College Gators 8–1 Saturday and dropping a close contest to the No. 28 Denison University Big Red 6–3 Sunday. The Yeomen enter the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament as...

MLB Should Expand Influence in Latin America

Alexis Dill, Sports Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

One month into the 2018 Major League Baseball season, fans have had plenty to marvel at. Last week, they saw Oakland Athletics left-hander Sean Manaea no-hit the Boston Red Sox, the team that currently boasts the best record in the league at 19–5. They watched Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout li...

In The Locker Room with John Sutherland and Jay Messina, Club Golf Founders

In The Locker Room with John Sutherland and Jay Messina, Club Golf Founders

Alex McNicoll and Alexis Dill, Sports Editors

April 27, 2018


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

Just before College senior John Sutherland arrived at Oberlin College in fall 2014, the College dropped its golf program due to a lack of participation. However, when Sutherland was a sophomore, lacrosse teammate Jay Messina, then a first-year, joined him on the links. The two founded club golf and hav...

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