The Oberlin Review

Chun Leads Yeomen to a Perfect Week

Chris Landers, Sports Editor

March 4, 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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