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The Oberlin Review

In the Locker Room with Chris Parker

In the Locker Room with Chris Parker

Sam Harris
April 21, 2017
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with Chris Parker, a freelance beat writer who covers the Cleveland Cavaliers and recently authored a new book, King James Brings The Land a Crown, about the Cavs’ historic 2016 championship run. In the past two seasons, Parker has traveled to all of the Cavs’ postseas...

In the Locker Room with Men’s Tennis

In the Locker Room with Men’s Tennis

Darren Zaslau, Sports editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with the Gittings brothers to discuss men’s tennis’ 5–0 spring trip to South Carolina, the remaining regular season matchups and their preparations for the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament. Hailing from Larchmont, NY, Robert, a junior, and Mattie, a sophomore...

In The Locker Room with Softball

In The Locker Room with Softball

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under In the Locker Room, Softball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

This week, the Review sat down with sophomore center fielder Emma Downing and senior pitcher Tori Poplaski to discuss the recent success of the softball team. The team broke the record for wins on spring break, earning six victories over the course of the week. After dropping their first two conferen...

In The Locker Room with Women’s Track and Field

In The Locker Room with Women’s Track and Field

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Spring

In The Locker Room with Lilah Drafts-Johnson and Monique Newton This week, the Review sat down with junior sprinter/jumper Lilah Drafts-Johnson and junior thrower Monique Newton to talk about the women’s team’s first outright conference championship in school history, the duo’s experiences ...

In the Locker Room with Track and Field

In the Locker Room with Track and Field

Jackie McDermott, Sports editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with Associate Head Track & Field Coach and Recruiting Coordinator John Hepp, OC ’07, and junior thrower Ana Richardson. Women’s track and field earned its first outright conference title in program history last weekend at the North Coast Athletic Conference Ind...

In The Locker Room with Women’s Lacrosse

In The Locker Room with Women’s Lacrosse

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under In the Locker Room, Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

This week, the Review sat down with women’s lacrosse first-year midfielders Mia Battle and Eliza Amber to discuss their rookie season, offseason training and the eight-person senior class leadership. Last season, the Yeowomen finished 10–7 overall and 4­–4 in North Coast Athletic Conference c...

In The Locker Room with Ultimate Frisbee

In The Locker Room with Ultimate Frisbee

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with senior Maya Gillett, sophomore Faith Shaeffer and junior Caroline Beshers, members of the Preying Manti women’s ultimate Frisbee team, to discuss the camaraderie that is characteristic of the sport and the future of ultimate at Oberlin. This weekend, the team wil...

In The Locker Room with Men’s Lacrosse

In The Locker Room with Men’s Lacrosse

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
February 17, 2017
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week the Review sat down with men’s lacrosse seniors Kinori Rosnow and Eric Hager to discuss their enthusiasm for the upcoming season, the impact they expect rook­ies and sophomores to have on the team and the ways the squad has changed since last year. This interview has been edited for l...

In The Locker Room with Mel Xu and Katie Rigdon

In The Locker Room with Mel Xu and Katie Rigdon

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with rock climbing wall supervisors, junior Mel Xu and sophomore Katie Rigdon, to learn more about the close-knit climbing community at Oberlin, their adventures climbing all over the U.S. and how climbing boosts their fitness. This interview has been edited for lengt...

In The Locker Room with Women’s Basketball

In The Locker Room with Women’s Basketball

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week the Review sat down with junior guard Tyler Parlor and junior forward Abby Andrews to discuss the team’s midseason improvements, recent attrition and the impact that their rookies have made throughout the season. The juniors help lead a Yeowomen squad that has earned an NCAA Division III...

In The Locker Room Michael Lin and Devyn Malouf

In The Locker Room Michael Lin and Devyn Malouf

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Swimming and Diving

This week, the Review sat down with first-year swimming and diving team members Devyn Malouf and Michael Lin to discuss their transition to college athletics, team camaraderie and personal improvements they have made throughout the season. In just a few months of college swimming, Malouf and Lin have...

In The Locker Room with Justine Siegal

In The Locker Room with Justine Siegal

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

Justine Siegal is the first woman to coach and throw batting practice in Major League Baseball. She earned her first coaching job in 2015 with the Oakland Athletics. In 2011, Siegal first threw batting practice to Cleveland, later working with the Tampa Bay Rays, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros and...

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In the Locker Room