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The Oberlin Review

Rugby Rolls Out at Ashland

Marissa Maxfield

September 16, 2016


Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

The men’s rugby team is ready to rumble in its first game of the 2016 season at Ashland University tomorrow. The team, nicknamed the Gruffs, is stacked with young athletes drawn to the camaraderie and competition of club rugby. Gruffs president and College junior Jimmy Fleming explains that a handful...

In The Locker Room With Shelby Raynor, Leah Cohen and Joey Velez

In The Locker Room With Shelby Raynor, Leah Cohen and Joey Velez

Randy Ollie, Sarena Malsin, Sports Editors

November 13, 2015


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

This week, the Review sat down with captains of the Rhinos — Oberlin’s women’s and trans’ rugby team — junior Shelby Raynor and sophomore Leah Cohen. The Review also spoke with captain of the Gruffs — the men’s rugby team — junior Joey Velez and senior player-coach Dustin French (not pict...

In the Locker Room with Phillip Hsu, Joey Velez and Shonari Edwards

In the Locker Room with Phillip Hsu, Joey Velez and Shonari Edwards

Tyler Sloan, Sports Editor

October 31, 2014


Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with members of the Gruffs, the men’s rugby team — senior Phillip Hsu, sophomore captain Joey Velez and fifth-year captain Shonari Edwards — to discuss some of their favorite moments of the season, on-campus recruiting and this weekend’s game against rival Keny...

Added Depth Has Gruffs Optimistic

Added Depth Has Gruffs Optimistic

Sloane Garelick

September 19, 2014


Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

Last Saturday, the men’s rugby team, the Gruffs, opened its fall season with a 28–11 loss against Baldwin Wallace University. Despite the defeat, the team is still proud of its performance and knows what to work on for future games. “The game this past Saturday was great,” said sophomore scrum...

Despite Weather, Gruffs Remain Confident

Despite Weather, Gruffs Remain Confident

Sarah Orbuch & Nate Levinson, Sports Editors

March 14, 2014


Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, SPORTS

The Oberlin men’s rugby football club struggled through its fall season last semester, but spirits are high heading into this spring season. “Spring semester, because we have two to three months to prepare before we play a game, there’s more time to teach our new recruits about the important...

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