The Oberlin Review

In the Locker Room with Eric Enrico

Alen Cisija

September 16, 2011


Filed under Football, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

How did you first get into football? It was because of my dad. He played cornerback for Butler University and so he got me into it at a very young age. I was always playing and always watching football. We had this 100-pound punching bag and he would make me tackle it for practice. What made you choose Oberlin?...

Cross Country Continues to Lead the Pack

Dylan Holmes

September 16, 2011


Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The Oberlin men’s and women’s cross country teams have exploded out of the gates this season, posting impressive showings at their first two events of 2011, the Wooster and Ohio Wesleyan Invitationals. This strong start has earned them both regional and national attention, fostering high hopes as...

Young is Better

James Blankenship, Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

As the adrenaline rush of returning to Oberlin slowly transforms into the sad realization that we are back in Oberlin, one sliver of happiness remains for those of us seeking relief in the form of man-on-man violence: The NFL has returned. Undoubtedly, there are at least a few football players reading...

Men’s Soccer Posts Shutouts for First Two Wins

James Kriz, Staff Writer

September 16, 2011


Filed under Soccer, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

After opening the season with several tough outings, the men’s soccer team has found its stride, illustrated by the back-to-back victories secured this week. On Saturday the Yeomen traveled to Ada, Ohio, to play Defiance College. Oberlin effectively controlled the tempo throughout the game, gaining...

Volleyball Shows Progress Despite Injuries

Robert Hull

September 16, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Volleyball

The Oberlin volleyball team continued to show that they can be competitive with anyone on the court, playing tightly fought matches at the Marcia French Invitation at Case Western Reserve University and at home against Muskingum University this past week. On day one at Case, the Yeowomen started off...

New Leader Brings New Attitude to Athletic Department

Ariel Lewis, Sports Editor

September 16, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Uncategorized

The 2010-2011 athletic year saw Oberlin teams reach new heights, and College administrators have matched that success over the past several months. William Roth was hired as the new Delta Lodge Director of Athletics, coming from a successful program at the University of Pennsylvania with fresh idea...

Yeomen and Yeowomen Alike Receive Conference Accolades

John Crittenden, Staff Writer

May 13, 2011


Filed under Baseball, Lacrosse, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Tennis, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

With spring sports at a close, the North Coast Athletic Conference recently honored numerous Yeomen and Yeowomen for their exemplary play. In women's tennis, junior Ariel Lewis received her third consecutive All-NCAC First Team selection. Lewis, who notched her 100th career win midway through the ...

William Roth, Oberlin’s New Athletic Director

Chris Landers

May 13, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

What attracted you to Oberlin rather than a more high-profile position? I really loved that the administration wanted to improve: They legitimately wanted to get better. There was a tight-knit community. I was also interested in the multi-dimensional nature of the athletes here — the regular stud...

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...

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