The Oberlin Review

Talk of Another Jordan Comeback Tantalizes Fans

Hal Sundt, Staff Writer

February 18, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

We know about his NCAA title-winning shot against Georgetown, that magical NBA draft night and the Magic/Isiah freeze-out conspiracy at the 1985 All-Star game. We still watch footage of the 63 points at the Boston Garden and remember the pain of losing to the Bad Boys from Detroit again and again and...

Cleveland: Ohio’s Detroit!

James Blankenship, Sports Editor

February 18, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

I’m no Art Schlichter, but I’m willing to bet that some people will be pissed-off after reading this. I’m also willing to bet that those people will be, by and large, of the Oberlin resident, non-student variety. Most likely, they’ll assume that I’m some pretentious college student from Boston...

In The Locker Room: First-Year Tennis Star Logan Chun

Brenna Sheldon

February 18, 2011


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

What is your favorite aspect of tennis? The competition. You play one opponent, two if it's doubles, and you have to try to figure out how to defeat them. It’s a mental process. Plus, I like running all over the court. When did you start playing tennis? When I was 8. Singles or doubles? ...

Handicapping the Carmelo Anthony Situation

Chris Landers, Sports Editor

February 18, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Each year, the National Basketball Association’s trade deadline wreaks havoc upon the league and its general managers. Contenders contemplate which moves will put their teams over the top, while bottom-dwellers look to rebuild. It’s a time of year when the only constant is chaos, and it is upon us...

NFL Owners’ Greed, Hypocrisy Clouds Their Finest Hour

Chris Landers, Sports Editor

February 11, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

As the confetti streamed down onto the victorious Green Bay Packers at the end of Super Bowl XLV, the National Football League and its fans should have been rejoicing. The Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers — arguably the two most storied franchises in the game — had just played one of the tightest...

Individual Performances, Team Effort Guiding Track and Field So Far

Chris Landers, Sports Editor

February 11, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

Both the men and women’s track and field teams started off strong in the first team-scored event of the 2011 campaign. The season kicked off with the North Coast Athletic Conference Relay Meet on Jan. 29. The Yeowomen put together several strong performances. In the 4x200 race, the Oberlin team...

In The Locker Room: Ben Puterbaugh

James Blankenship, Sports Editor

February 11, 2011


Filed under Baseball, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

You're on pace to become the most successful baseball player in Oberlin's history. Do you ever think about that? Not really. I think I've just been lucky to have the opportunity to play all four years with good people around me. If you're having fun, you're successful. How long have you been playi...

Super Blown: The Super Halftime Show Disappoints Yet Again

James Blankenship, Sports Editor

February 11, 2011


Filed under ARTS, Dance, Music, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Every time the overhyped monstrosity that is Super Bowl week graces us with its presence, a nation is left wondering, “Can this halftime show really be worse than last year’s?” In the last five years, a spectacle that has become more celebrated than several national holidays (I’m talking to you,...

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Staff

February 11, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The Good •The swimming and diving teams were both victorious in a meet against John Carroll University on Jan. 21. Six different Yeowomen won events, while the Yeomen took home seven events of their own in the win. •The next day, the teams defeated Notre Dame College and Ohio Wesleyan in the ...

With Sharp Shooting Skills, the Yeomen Continue Successful Season

Emily Perry, Staff Writer

December 11, 2009


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The men’s basketball team is going to have an outstanding 2009–10 season. In the game on Tuesday night against Kalamazoo College, the team won by a 20-point margin – the largest differential since the 1991–92 season, in which Oberlin beat Earlham by 27 points, 83-56. This victory was not especially...

Machine Workout

Liv Combe, Sports Editor

December 11, 2009


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Needing a break from running along the same three routes in Oberlin, I’ve recently taken to working out in the gym. I tried the treadmill a few times, and then decided that I wanted a respite from running altogether. So I moved to the elliptical machine. This is the machine where you have both your...

At Wooster Invitational, Swim Team Earns Superb Results and Breaks Records

Nick Rosano, Staff Writer

December 11, 2009


Filed under SPORTS, Swimming and Diving, Varsity Winter

The Oberlin swim teams contin- ued their strong start to the season, exceeding the teams’ expectations by swimming to respectable finishes at the Wooster Invitational from Dec. 3-5. The Yeowomen, spurred on by record-breaking performances, placed in fourth out of a field of 10 with a total of 881.50...

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