The Oberlin Review

Yeowomen Capture Second Straight NCAC Title

Yeowomen Capture Second Straight NCAC Title

Jane Agler, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


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

The women’s indoor track and field team captured their second straight North Coast Athletic Conference Championship last Saturday, continuing their historic streak of success that has included multiple NCAC, regional, and national honors for players and coaches alike. The Yeomen also came out stro...

Shaquem Griffin Deserves Serious Chance to Play in NFL

Alexis Dill, Sports Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

A couple hundred of college football’s most talented players travel to Indianapolis each offseason to dazzle scouts and spectators with their athleticism and skills at the NFL Scouting Combine. This year, future franchise quarterbacks Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen, former Heisman winners Baker Mayfiel...

Men’s Tennis Gains Momentum, Tops No. 35 Hobart

Men’s Tennis Gains Momentum, Tops No. 35 Hobart

Owen Mittenthal, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The men’s tennis team defeated the No. 35 nationally ranked Hobart Statesmen 6–3 Sunday to win their third match in a row, improving to 4–6 on the season. After a brutal opening slate that included four losses in five contests, the Yeomen are finding their rhythm going into spring break and con...

Yeowomen Softball Seeks to Improve on 12-Win Season

Alex McNicoll, Sports Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The Yeowomen softball team enters the spring 2018 season with both their largest-ever team and largest-ever first-year class following a year in which they improved their record from 2–35 to 12–28. With their lone All-NCAC Second Team select sophomore infielder Alexis Dill returning, along with ju...

In The Locker Room with Anna Moore, Tyler Parlor, and Abby Andrews, Women’s Basketball Seniors

In The Locker Room with Anna Moore, Tyler Parlor, and Abby Andrews, Women’s Basketball Seniors

Alex McNicoll and Alexis Dill, Sports Editors

March 9, 2018


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Uncategorized

College seniors Abby Andrews, Anna Moore, and Tyler Parlor helped the women’s basketball team earn their first North Coast Athletic Conference title and NCAA Tournament appearance in school history this winter. All three have contributed extensively to the team’s success throughout their four years....

Students Must Exit Comfort Zones, Bridge Divides

Justin Godfrey

March 2, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

My first few classes at Oberlin were some of the most uncomfortable times of my life. I remember sitting in Econ 101, sweat covering my forehead because I desperately didn’t want to say or do anything that would draw attention from the other 100 people sitting in King 106. Things were different in high school. ...

Yeomen Dominate Adrian College Bulldogs in Season Opener

Yeomen Dominate Adrian College Bulldogs in Season Opener

Alexis Dill, Sports Editor

March 2, 2018


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

In a 19–3 season-opening victory over the Adrian College Bulldogs Saturday, the men’s lacrosse team displayed the offensive weapons, impenetrable defense, and depth necessary to turn a good team into a great one. Last spring, the team went 6–9 overall and 2–6 in North Coast Athletic Confere...

FBI Sting on NCAA Basketball Stalwarts Sparks Conversation

Jane Agler, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

The the depth of malpractice in NCAA Division I college basketball recruiting became apparent Feb. 23. when the FBI revealed that powerhouse basketball schools committed a myriad of violations. As multiple charges are leveled, it seems that changes are coming to the college basketball landscape. Some men’s basketb...

Yeowomen Best Hornets Without Top Players Hughes

Yeowomen Best Hornets Without Top Players Hughes

Alex McNicoll, Sports Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Tennis, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

The Yeowomen tennis team traveled to Michigan for back-to-back games against the Hope College Flying Dutch and the Kalamazoo College Hornets last weekend. Despite dropping the first match 3–6 to the number 21 ranked Flying Dutch, the Yeowomen closed out their road trip with a 6–3 win against the H...

“What’s My Name, Fool?” Creates Dialogue Around Race, Activism

Jason Hewitt, Columnist

March 2, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

English Professor Yago Colás hosted a discussion Wednesday in Dye Lecture Hall between the ESPN Around the Horn co-host and University of Maryland professor Kevin Blackistone, Grand Valley State University professor Louis Moore, Northeastern University professor Sarah Jackson, and University of Michigan...

In The Locker Room with Sean Kiley and Milo Sklar, Baseball Team Captains

Alex McNicoll and Alexis Dill, Sports Editors

March 2, 2018


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

College seniors and baseball captains Sean Kiley and Milo Sklar have each had an illustrious collegiate career thus far, helping the program win its first North Coast Athletic Conference title as first-years and helping the team break both the total wins and conference wins records last year as juni...

MLB Offseason Spending Highlights Change in Values

Alex McNicoll, Sports Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

The Boston Red Sox signed outfielder J.D. Martinez to a five-year $110 million mega-deal Monday. On the surface, the deal will help them contend with their American League East rival New York Yankees this season, after they made headlines by acquiring National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami ...

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