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The Oberlin Review

Perspective: D3 Sports Emphasizes Community

Yago Colás, Professor of English

September 15, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

What I really wanted was the t-shirt. At least, that is what I told myself. After all, I’m not a football fan. I haven’t been to a game in person in over a decade, and I could count the number of games I’ve watched on TV in the same period on one hand. I don’t hate the sport. It’s just not...

Football Advances to 2–0

Football Advances to 2–0

Jane Agler, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Football, SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Varsity Sports

The Yeomen followed up a strong start to the season with a dominating 31–10 victory in their homecoming game against the Kenyon College Lords. Oberlin now commands their first 2–0 start since 1989 following the defeat of their rivals. While their previous 24–6 win over the Kalamazoo College Hornets...

Football Faces CTE Epidemic

Julie Schreiber, Sports Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

A concussion crisis is consuming the game of football at every level, from pop-warner to professional nationwide. Football has suffered a major loss of support over the past few years, as disturbing information about the sport’s long-term traumatic effects on the brain has come to light. This decline ...

Football Looks to Bounce Back in New Season

Football Looks to Bounce Back in New Season

Julie Schreiber, Sports Editor

September 1, 2017


Filed under Football, SPORTS, Varsity Fall, Varsity Sports

After a season in which Yeomen football failed to record a single win, the 53 members of the team have put everything else aside to focus on their sport. Nearly every morning from Aug. 11 to the start of classes, the sizable squad has been obsessed. During preseason hey woke up each morning for team prac...

Government Regulation Allows Capitalism to Succeed

Bob Gross, Oberlin visitor

May 5, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: In regard to the columns that have appeared in the Review debating libertarian capitalism: While I am a proponent of capitalism, I believe libertarian capitalism would be a disaster. It would be far too easy for the wealthy and powerful to exploit markets in a system of liberta...

Football Set to Battle Hiram in Season Finale

Football Set to Battle Hiram in Season Finale

Alex McNicoll

November 11, 2016


Filed under Football, Recent Stories, Varsity Fall

The Yeomen suffered a Senior Day spoiler at the hands of the DePauw University Tigers last Saturday in their ninth consecutive loss of the year, falling 50–17. Still looking for its first win, Oberlin will travel to Hiram College tomorrow to face off against the Terriers for its last matchup of the...

NCAC Powerhouses Await Yeomen

Alex McNicoll

October 28, 2016


Filed under Football, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

In what was arguably the football team’s best-played game of the season, the Yeomen fell 34–30 in a heartbreaker to The College of Wooster Fighting Scots. Now the Yeomen look to regroup as they set their sights on the last three games of the season. Despite a 0–7 start, the team isn’t fretting...

Yeomen Still Looking for First Win

Yeomen Still Looking for First Win

Sydney Allen, Production editor

September 30, 2016


Filed under Football, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The Yeomen were dealt a tough Homecoming defeat last Saturday against the Ohio Wesleyan University Battling Bishops, falling 29–16. The game, which celebrated the Yeomen’s 125th year of football, left the team in search of its first win as it dropped to 0–4 overall and 0–3 in the North Coast...

Yeomen Pad Up for 125th Season of Oberlin Football

September 2, 2016


Filed under Football, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

As football transitions from a rigorous preseason into its 125th season, Head Coach Jay Anderson is readying the Yeomen for their 2016 crusade. The team will have the opportunity to test itself against Kalamazoo College in a non-conference game on Saturday in Kalamazoo, MI before diving into a nine-game...

In The Locker Room with Bennett Jackson and Justin Bute

In The Locker Room with Bennett Jackson and Justin Bute

Sarena Malsin, Sports Editor

September 18, 2015


Filed under Football, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features, Varsity Fall

This week, the Review sat down with sophomore defensive back Ben­nett Jackson and junior linebacker Justin Bute to discuss their first win on the new Dick Bailey Field, person­al pump-up routines and the chang­ing culture of the Oberlin football program. Can you describe the atmosphere between yo...

Eagles Eclipse Yeomen in Opener

Eagles Eclipse Yeomen in Opener

Darren Zaslau

September 11, 2015


Filed under Football, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The College at Brockport decisively de­feated Oberlin to open the Yeomen’s sea­son for the second year in a row, this time with a final score of 44–7. The Yeomen are still looking for their first home victory at the Austin E. Knowlton Athletics Complex, which opened one year ago. The Golden...

Oberlin Loses to Hiram, Cruz Sets Record

Oberlin Loses to Hiram, Cruz Sets Record

Casey McGuire

November 21, 2014


Filed under Football, SPORTS, Varsity Fall

The football team dropped its final game of the season last Saturday, falling 35–13 to the Hiram College Terriers. The loss left the team with a 2–8 record in what was Coach Jay Anderson’s first full year as head coach. Sophomore Justin Cruz did catch two touchdowns to set Oberlin’s single-seaso...

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