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Baseball Sweeps Berea in Doubleheader

Baseball Sweeps Berea in Doubleheader

James Cato
March 10
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

With 31 hits and 29 runs, the baseball team opened up the 2017 season in style by defeating the Berea College Mountaineers in a doubleheader 12–1 and 17–0. After a disappointing 2016 campaign, the Yeomen are looking to build off their current 2–0 start to recapture the magic of 2015, when they c...

Baseball Revitalizes Cleveland

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
September 9
Filed under SPORTS

For 52 years, Cleveland sports fans have agonized over the “Cleveland sports curse,” the city’s inexplicable inability to win a championship in any professional sport. From 1964 to 2016, Cleveland’s baseball, basketball and football teams had never reigned supreme in their respective leagues....

Feature Photo: Baseball Champs

Feature Photo: Baseball Champs

Randy Ollie, Sports Editor
October 9
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

Members of the 2014-2015 baseball team unveil their North Coast Athletic Conference Championship banner alongside College President Marvin Krislov and Director of Ath­letics Natalie Winkelfoos. The baseball team defeated The College of Wooster in the NCAC championship tournament to earn both their first...

Baseball Upsets Gators, Fighting Scots

Baseball Upsets Gators, Fighting Scots

Rose Stoloff and Nate Levinson
May 8
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

After splitting the first two games of its series against the DePauw University Tigers, Oberlin baseball emerged victorious in the rubber match on Sunday, winning 11–1 to earn a spot in the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament. This is the team’s second ever appearance in the tournament, w...

Inconsistency Keeps Baseball .500 Against Lords

Inconsistency Keeps Baseball .500 Against Lords

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
April 17
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The baseball team played back-to-back doubleheaders last weekend against the Kenyon College Lords, splitting both sets to push its season record to 11–16. On Saturday, the Yeomen struggled out of the gate as junior pitcher Harrison Wollman allowed six runs in the first inning, putting the team in a h...

Yeomen Inconsistent, Go 6–8 On Trip to Arizona

Yeomen Inconsistent, Go 6–8 On Trip to Arizona

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor
April 3
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The baseball team returns to Oberlin after a 14-game stretch at the Tucson Invitational over its spring break trip to Tucson, AZ. The Yeomen faced competition from all over the country at the weeklong event, finishing with a 6–8 record to push their overall record to 9–12. The Yeomen started the week off wit...

World Series Approaches

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
October 3
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Last Wednesday marked the first day of October, which means one thing: It’s once again time for postseason baseball. This year’s edition features a few old staples, as well as some new faces searching for Major League Baseball’s ultimate prize. Neither the American nor the National League have a clear...

Yeomen’s Season Comes to Close in Crossover Play

Michaela Puterbaugh
May 9
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The baseball team ended its season with three consecutive losses of 14–2, 13–6 and 4–1 against the DePauw University Tigers this past weekend in the North Coast Athletic Conference Crossover Series. With the losses, the Yeomen were eliminated from the conference tournament, and the Tigers will...

Yeomen Stick it Out with 10 Games in 5 Days

Yeomen Stick it Out with 10 Games in 5 Days

Hannah Heinke-Green
April 4
Filed under Baseball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The baseball team played well over spring break, ending its annual trip to Tucson, AZ, with a 7–3 record. Two of the games took place at Veterans Memorial Stadium where both the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Chicago White Sox played their spring training games. “Playing at the stadium made me feel...

In the Locker Room With Jeff Schweighoffer, Danny Baldocchi and Mitch Novak

In the Locker Room With Jeff Schweighoffer, Danny Baldocchi and Mitch Novak

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
March 14
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week the Review sat down with junior baseball players Danny Baldocchi, Mitch Novak and Jeff Schweighoffer to discuss how the poor Ohio weather has affected the team’s preparation, their favor­ite Oberlin sports teams and their World Series picks. What are some of the team’s goals for this...

Despite Rainy Preseason, Obies Remain Hopeful

Tyler Sloan, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

The baseball team will hit the road this weekend for its first games of the season. This spring the Yeomen welcome 10 first-years to their roster, pushing the total number to 39 players. Coming off a successful 22–21 season and boasting a talented pool of returning players, the Yeomen have set high...

Goodbye Derek Jeter

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor
February 21
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

On Feb. 12, Derek Jeter announced that the upcoming season will be his last in the MLB. For over three-quarters of my life, Derek has manned the shortstop position for the New York Yankees. There, he has made one clutch play after another, run out every routine groundball to second base and served ...

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