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In The Locker Room With Timothy Williams, Men’s Soccer Captain

In The Locker Room With Timothy Williams, Men’s Soccer Captain

Julie Schrieber and Alex McNicoll

September 15, 2017


Filed under In the Locker Room, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Sports

This week, the Review sat down with senior captain and forward Timothy Williams of the Yeomen soccer team. This season, Williams has led the charge for the current 3–1–1 record after a crushing North Coast Athletic Conference Championship loss to the Kenyon College Lords last year. His efforts t...

In the Locker Room with Yago Colás, Professor of English

In the Locker Room with Yago Colás, Professor of English

Alex McNicoll, Sports Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with Associate Professor of English Santiago (Yago) Colás, who enters his first year teaching at Oberlin. After a 25-year career at the University of Michigan, Colás decided to make the switch to Oberlin, where he can be closer to his family and offer his unique view o...

In the Locker Room with Women’s Cross Country

In the Locker Room with Women’s Cross Country

Alex McNicoll and Julie Schreiber, Sports Editors

September 1, 2017


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week the Review sat down with juniors Rosie Kerwin and Abby Bellows and sophomores Joy Castro-Wehr and Julia Denlinger, members of the Yeowomen cross country leadership council, the team’s newly developed alternative to captains. They discussed the role the council plays in addition to the team...

In The Locker Room with Sports Editors

In The Locker Room with Sports Editors

Jackie McDermott and Darren Zaslau, Sports Editors

May 5, 2017


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review’s Sports editors, Jackie McDermott and Darren Zaslau, sat down with each other to reflect on a year of covering Oberlin athletics, favorite memories of the Review and the best and most challenging parts of the job. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Darre...

In The Locker Room with Jules Sawhill

In The Locker Room with Jules Sawhill

Michaela Puterbaugh, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with fifth-year double-degree student Jules Sawhill. After coincidentally walking on to the baseball team as a first-year, Sawhill ended up pitching for the Yeomen for all four years of NCAA eligibility. In his final year at Oberlin, Sawhill is now focusing on finishing...

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...

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