The Oberlin Review

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Begin Spring Season

Men’s and Women’s Tennis Begin Spring Season

Jane Agler, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

Last week brought starkly different results for the men’s and women’s tennis teams. The Yeowomen earned back-to-back 9–0 wins against the Baldwin Wallace University Yellow Jackets and the Otterbein University Cardinals, while the Yeomen fell to the Case Western Reserve University Spartans and University...

Athletic Programs Must Open Dialogue on Eating Disorders

Melissa Harris, Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

Editor's Note: This article contains discussion of eating disorders. I told myself that less was more. As a swimmer, you always try to shave off time. Downsizing the time stamp in the pool is the mark of success for a swimmer — looking at the score board after a race and finding that I droppe...

Perspective: Track Teams Take On All-Ohio

Perspective: Track Teams Take On All-Ohio

Owen Mittenthal, Contributing Writer and Senior Distance Runner for the Yeomen

February 16, 2018


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

On Saturday, the men’s and women’s track and field teams loaded up the turtle tops and drove down to Otterbein University to take on the best Division III competition in the state at the All-Ohio Indoor Championships. Simply qualifying for the meet was a challenge in itself, as entries were limited...

Yeomen Look to Quadruple Wins From Last Season

Yeomen Look to Quadruple Wins From Last Season

Jason Hewitt, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Winter

As the men’s basketball season comes to a close, players and coaches in the program have enjoyed reflecting on a season in which they defied the odds. Last winter the Yeomen won just three games and graduated five seniors — including one of the best hoopers in Oberlin basketball history in Jack Poyle....

In The Locker Room with Lilah Drafts-Johnson, All-American Hurdler

In The Locker Room with Lilah Drafts-Johnson, All-American Hurdler

Alex McNicoll and Alexis Dill, Sports Editors

February 16, 2018


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

College senior Lilah Drafts-Johnson is a two-time All-American and was the NCAC Indoor and Outdoor Sprints/Hurdle Athlete of the Year as a junior. Drafts-Johnson does more than just dominate on the track; she plays music, teaches Spanish, and looks for ways to bring the female athlete community together, as ...

Track and Field Impresses Against Division I Competition

Track and Field Impresses Against Division I Competition

Jane Agler, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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

Despite being the only Division III school competing at the Cedarville University Collegiate Invite, the men’s and women’s track and field teams emerged with third and fourth-place finishes, respectively. Head Coach Ray Appenheimer said that he was pleasantly surprised with his athletes’ performances...

Chief Wahoo Logo Overhaul Long Overdue, Despite Fan Disappointment

Alexis Dill, Sports Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Jan. 29 that Cleveland baseball will stop sporting the Chief Wahoo logo on uniforms after the 2018 season. The cartoon caricature, first featured on players’ caps and jersey sleeves in 1948, has sparked controversy since the 1970s. The statement, which read,...

Yeowomen Break Program Wins Record Against Kenyon

Alex McNicoll, Sports Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Winter

The Yeowomen broke the 15-win program record set by the 1998–99 team and the record for North Coast Athletic Conference wins Wednesday, besting their rival Kenyon College Ladies in a 47–39 defensive battle. At 16–6, and 11–2 in conference, the Yeowomen — who are riding an eight-game win streak...

Eagles Stun the League, Take Down the Patriots

Jason Hewitt, Columnist

February 9, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

If you’re a Philadelphia Eagles fan, you’d probably agree with me on this statement: It’s about time. All those years of suffering without a Super Bowl ring have finally resulted in triumph. Allow me to give you some perspective. The Philadelphia Eagles have existed since 1933, long before the...

In The Locker Room with Sandra Kibble, SAAC Co-Chair

In The Locker Room with Sandra Kibble, SAAC Co-Chair

Alex McNicoll and Alexis Dill

February 9, 2018


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This interview has been edited for length and clarity.   What is SAAC? What do you do as co-chair? SAAC is the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, and it basically works as a liaison between the varsity sports teams on campus and the athletic administration. As co-chair, I lead meetings,...

Women Finish First, Men Second in Track & Field Opener

Women Finish First, Men Second in Track & Field Opener

Alexis Dill, News Editor

December 8, 2017


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

After capturing the North Coast Athletic Conference Indoor and Outdoor Championships for the first time in school history last year, the Yeowomen picked up where they left off last weekend by winning the Fifth-Annual Spartan Holiday Classic at Case Western Reserve University. The men’s team, which w...

Russian Athletes Should Compete in 2018 Games

Julie Schreiber, Sports Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The International Olympic Committee officially announced Tuesday that it would ban Russia from the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. This decision was the highly anticipated response to a years-long investigation of a Russian state-sponsored doping program to enhance th...

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