The Oberlin Review

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...

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...

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