The Oberlin Review

In the Locker Room: The Gipsy Kings

John Critterden

March 4, 2011


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

What inspired your team name? Alen Cisija: It was inspired by a Spanish band name for absolutely no reason. Nobody knows the actual team name, though. We're usually known as The Oberlin Miami Heat. What's your favorite thing about basketball? Gien-Anson Chiu: The camaraderie between teammates...

Yeomen, Chrapczynski Look Strong in Preparation for NCAC Championships

Chris Landers, Sports Editor

March 4, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

It was a record-setting day for Oberlin track and field at the North Coast Athletic Conference Indoor Pentathlon last Saturday. Junior Shawn Chrapczynski set a new school record for total points in the event, racking up 3,105 and finishing just behind Andrew Diehl of Ohio Wesleyan University, who...

Chun Leads Yeomen to a Perfect Week

Chris Landers, Sports Editor

March 4, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The men’s tennis team was on fire this week, defeating Heidelberg University on Saturday by a score of 7–2 and picking up a 6–3 win over Mount Union College on Wednesday. The Yeomen, who improved to 3–2 on the year, won with dominant singles play in both contests. Against Heidelberg, Oberlin...

Poor Shooting, Missed Opportunities Doom Yeowomen

Chris Landers, Sports Editor

February 25, 2011


Filed under Basketball, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

The women’s basketball team saw its season end in a frustrating fashion this past Wednesday, as it fell to the second-seeded Ohio Wesleyan Battling Bishops, 67–60, in the quarterfinals of the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament. Senior guard Syrea Thomas paced the Yeowomen (8–18, 3–11...

Baseball Set for a Record-Setting Spring

Alen Cisija

February 25, 2011


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Our time has come. That's what the Oberlin College men’s baseball team is claiming as it finishes up preparations for the upcoming season. Coming off of a record-setting year in which they went 18–19 overall (8–8 NCAC), the Yeomen are looking to make their first-ever NCAC playoff appearance,...

Holloway Inspires Average Joes, NBA Players Alike

Hal Sundt, Staff Writer

February 25, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

On Feb. 16, Wilson Holloway passed away at the age of 22 after battling Hodgkin’s lymphoma for three years. Standing at six feet six inches and weighing 275 pounds, Holloway earned a scholarship to the University of Tulsa out of high school to play offensive tackle for the Golden Hurricane football...

Yeowomen Sweep Doubleheader with Ease

Max Anzilotti

February 25, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Spring

The Yeowomen opened the day against Otterbein and dominated from the start. All three doubles pairings won by a score of 8–1. In the top slot, junior Ariel Lewis and sophomore Farah Leclercq teamed up to beat the Cardinals’ Julie Stroyne and Brook Trine. A sophomore transfer from Florida Gulf...

In the Locker Room: Matthew and Daniel Fineman

Brenna Sheldon

February 25, 2011


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

When did you start playing lacrosse? M: Fourth grade. Did you play other sports growing up? M: We played football, ice hockey, roller hockey, soccer and baseball. D: We were miserable at baseball. They put us in the outfield, where they put all the bad players. M: It was boring because no one ever...

News with Natalie

Ariel Lewis

February 25, 2011


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

In addition to your responsibilities as co-interim director of athletics, you also have your own position to fill. What’s your official title, and what capacities does the job entail? My official title prior to the co-interim stuff is Associate Athletics Director for Development and Alumni Affai...

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? ...

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