The Oberlin Review

Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Advances to Nationals

James Blankenship, Sports Editor

May 13, 2011


Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

As the spring sun coaxes white trilliums into bloom and varsity sports wrap up their seasons, one Oberlin team is rejoicing in the patience that ultimately led it back to Nationals. The women’s ultimate Preying Manti, for the second straight year, will compete in the Division III Ultimate College Championships...

Men and Women Finish Strong as Oberlin Hosts Conference Meet

Alen Cisija, Staff Writer

May 13, 2011


Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

Playing host to the North Coast Athletic Conference championships over the weekend, the women’s and men’s track and field teams overcame rainy weather and multiple delays to finish second and third respectively. In a total team effort, both squads used the home-field advantage to push them to multiple...

Texas Excess Highlights National Concern

Chris Landers, Sports Editor

May 6, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

There’s a scene in the first season of Friday Night Lights in which Dillon High Panthers’ head football coach Eric Taylor is reprimanding Buddy Garrity, a big-money and big-haired booster for the team, for cheating on his wife. Buddy’s family is crumbling around him, yet, true to form, he can only...

In the Locker Room: Rob Bond

James Kriz, Staff Writer

May 6, 2011


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

In what ways have you grown from playing four years of Oberlin lacrosse? I have learned how to discipline myself — to put in the time and work to have success.That lesson has extended to all aspects of my life. It’s all about learning the importance of practice in achieving your goals. At Oberli...

Men’s Lacrosse Finishes Best Season in 16 Years

Alen Cisija, Staff Writer

May 6, 2011


Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Coming off of a five-win 2010 campaign and an offseason that featured a head coaching change, expectations for Oberlin men’s lacrosse weren’t necessarily high. Fast forward a year, and it’s easy to point out the tremendous progress this team has made. Wrapping up their first season under new Head...

Baseball Earns Pair of Wins on Senior Day

Marissa Clardy, Staff Writer

May 6, 2011


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The Oberlin baseball team capped off its season this past weekend with a trio of doubleheaders. Although the weekend was bookended by two pairs of losses to the Ohio Northern University Polar Bears on Friday and the Allegheny College Gators on Sunday, the Yeomen rallied to sweep both games on senior...

Yeomen and Yeowomen Give Strong Effort in Conference Tournament

John Critterden, Staff Writer

May 6, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The men's and women's tennis North Coast Athletic Conference Championships were held this past weekend at Oberlin College. Both the Yeomen and Yeowomen have reason to be proud of their achievements in the tournament, in addition to bright future prospects. The Yeomen played three matches, posting...

Softball Ends Season With Two Wins, Looks Forward to 2012

Alen Cisija, Staff Writer

May 6, 2011


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Oberlin women’s softball finished its season in a marathon weekend that included four double headers on the road. The Yeowomen split decisions with the Kenyon College Lords, winning the first game 6–3 in an extra eighth inning but faltering 5–13 in their second bout. Against both the College of...

In the Locker Room: Joanna Johnson

Marissa Clardy

April 22, 2011


Filed under Cross Country, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Fall, Varsity Spring

You just automatically qualified for nationals in the 10k. What was your mindset going into and coming out of the race? The goal of the race was to qualify. I knew that was the plan. The qualifying time was 35 minutes, 48 seconds, so I set my goal pace a little below that. It didn’t go perfec...

Tennis Teams Look to NCAC Tourney After Close Losses

Alen Cisija

April 22, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The end of the regular season is fast approaching for both of Oberlin’s varsity tennis teams, as the Yeomen and Yeowomen are jockeying for position in the upcoming North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament next weekend. The men dropped two hard-fought matches this week against nationally rank...

Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Team Heads to Regionals

Ariel Lewis, Staff Writer

April 22, 2011


Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

The women’s ultimate frisbee team, the Preying Manti, put in a strong showing during the Ohio Conference Championships at Ohio Northern University on April 16 and 17 —beating rival College of Wooster 12–5 and finishing third overall in the U.S.A. Ultimate Frisbee Division III Ohio Valley Conference....

Yeomen Sweep Doubleheader from Kenyon Lords

James Kriz

April 22, 2011


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

With the stakes as high as they’ve been all year, the Yeomen baseballers stepped up to the challenge, winning both contests in a crucial doubleheader against North Coast Athletic Conference foe Kenyon College by scores of 5–1 and 8–6 this past Sunday. It was a sunny but windy day at Dill Field,...

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