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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...

Baseball Should Embrace Growth

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Baseball will always remain entrenched in American culture. Its roots in the United States can be tracked back to the 1700s, but the sport hasn’t gained as much global traction as others. With recent murmurings about Major League Baseball expanding to countries outside of the U.S. though, the game...

Tribune Bridges Divide

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Athletes are generally viewed under a microscope for their actions on and off the field. As a result of the public criticizing their every move, a large divide exists between the fan and player. Recently, The Players’ Tribune has bridged that gap. Founded by former New York Yankees shortstop Derek J...

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 ...

Krzyzewski Should Bench Grayson Allen for Aggressive Play

Darren Zaslau, Sports editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Duke University has always been a national powerhouse in men’s college basketball. The Blue Devils are tied for third in most national championships with five wins, command an NCAA-best .755 NCAA tournament winning percentage and have suited up 71 players who went on to the NBA. Under the directi...

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...

Rule Changes Ruining Baseball

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor

February 24, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column, Uncategorized

Whether it’s eating ice cream at the ballpark on a hot summer day with your family or watching a diving catch on ESPN’s Top Ten Plays, baseball memories always last. But the game that everyone grew up watching is about to drastically change for the worse. Major League Baseball proposed several ...

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...

Media Spurs Sports Drama

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor

February 10, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The 2017 NFL postseason was filled with non-stop drama. While the competitive play on the field is usually the center of conversation among the national sports media, this season was different. Turn on ESPN, Fox Sports or any other sports channel and you will see headlines like “BoatGate” or “FacebookGate”...

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...

NHL Bets on Vegas

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor

December 9, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

When people think of Las Vegas, they usually picture massive casinos, enticing slot machines and skyscraping hotels. But Sin City’s image may change soon. With the addition of the NHL’s new expansion team, the Vegas Golden Knights, and the potential of an NFL franchise arriving in the future, it’s...

Feature Photo: Heisman Club Gathers in D.C.

Feature Photo: Heisman Club Gathers in D.C.

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor

December 9, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

Oberlin Athletics alumni and members of the Heisman Club gathered in Washington, D.C., for a happy hour and networking event last Thursday. Heisman Club President-elect Carla White-Freyvogel, OC ’79, and Molly Powers and Jack Evans, both OC ’16, hosted the event. Delta Lodge Director of Athletics...

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