Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Established 1874.

The Oberlin Review

Oberlin women’s soccer stands in a team huddle on Fred Shults Field during a game in the 2021 season.

Bench players face unique challenges in opportunity and reward

Adrienne Sato, Senior Staff Writer May 13, 2022

Oberlin athletes put an immense amount of time and dedication into their sport, but not every player has an equal chance to reap the benefits. Across every athletic team at Oberlin, there are players who...

Oberlin Track and Field Dominates NCAC Outdoor Championships

Oberlin Track and Field Dominates NCAC Outdoor Championships

Andrea Nguyen, Sports Editor May 13, 2022

Despite unrelenting rain, Oberlin’s Track and Field team competed in the North Coast Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships at the Kahn Track and Fred Schultz Field this past weekend. After winning...

Gregory Rousseau, a football defensive end for the Buffalo Bills, played college football at the University of Miami.

NFL Draft Sparks Conversations Around NCAA Sports Betting Rule

Zoe Kuzbari, Contributing Sports Editor May 6, 2022

American football fans have a better understanding of what the upcoming football season will look like for their teams now that the NFL draft has been finalized. The draft, which draws in millions of viewers...

Oberlin Athletics Talks Peculiar Pre-Game Superstitions

Oberlin Athletics Talks Peculiar Pre-Game Superstitions

Matt Rudella, Senior Staff Writer May 6, 2022

Everybody does something to get in the zone. When there’s a big game or test coming up, most people tend to have a ritual to mentally prepare themselves. Personally, I like to listen to aggressive rap...

Men’s lacrosse 2021–22 team and coaching staff stand on Bailey Field.

Men’s Lacrosse Eliminated by Denison in Postseason

Kayla Kim, Sports Editor May 6, 2022

For the first time since its induction into the North Coast Athletic Conference, men’s lacrosse played a postseason game against Denison University in the semifinal of the tournament on Wednesday, losing...

Francesca Kern competing during a recent singles tennis match

In the Locker Room: Fourth-Year, Tennis Champion Francesca Kern

Andrea Nguyen, Sports Editor May 6, 2022

Francesca Kern, College fourth-year and captain of the women’s tennis team, has been on a streak of incredible wins this season. Kern received the title of North Coast Atlantic Conference Athlete of...

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Outdoor Drinking Games Call for Athletic Excellence

John Elrod, Sports Editor May 6, 2022

As we inch closer to summer, outdoor yard games become a central part of American life. To many, these games are seen as a way to kill time with friends or an excuse to day drink, but they also shed light...

Kurt Russell smiles in front of Oberlin High School’s Phoenix backdrop.

Mr. Kurt Russell, More Than Just a History Teacher

John Elrod, Sports Editor April 29, 2022

As a sports writer, it is not surprising that I have a love for sports and stories. Much of this love was cultivated at Oberlin High School in 2022 National Teacher of the Year Kurt Russell’s classroom....

Shiva Senthil draws up a play for his previous basketball team at SUNY Canton.

Coach Senthil Looks to Shake Things up with Men’s Basketball

Matt Rudella, Senior Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Last week, Oberlin hired former SUNY Canton Head Coach Shiva Senthil to lay the groundwork for the men’s basketball team. In his two years of coaching at SUNY Canton, the Roos gained a conference championship...

Spring Athletes Remain Flexible in the Face of COVID-19

Zoë Martin del Campo, Contributing Sports Editor April 29, 2022

The College reinstated the indoor mask mandate last week in response to increased COVID-19 cases on campus. While this has not been the first COVID-19 wave to hit the College community, the jump in cases...

Lucas Draper takes a breath during a swim race at Robert Carr Pool.

In the Locker Room with Lucas Draper, Diver Making a Name For Himself

Kayla Kim , Sports Editor April 29, 2022

  College third-year Lucas Draper is a diver on the men’s swimming and diving team. Although he originally competed as a swimmer on the women’s team, Lucas started to compete for the men’s...

Tom Decker takes a shot on Bailey Field against Allegheny College, earning his 100th college career goal.

Tom Decker Scores 100th Goal for Oberlin Lacrosse Team

Andrea Nguyen, Sports Editor April 29, 2022

Scoring more than 100 goals in his four years, fourth-year men’s lacrosse player Tom Decker is nearing the end of an incredible college career. Despite having one season cut short due to COVID-19, his...

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