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The Oberlin Review

In the Locker Room with Track and Field

In the Locker Room with Track and Field

Jackie McDermott, Sports editor
March 10
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...

Track and Field Claims Program’s First Conference Title

Track and Field Claims Program’s First Conference Title

Jackie McDermott and Julie Schreiber
March 10
Filed under Recent Stories, SPORTS, Track and Field, Varsity Winter

Women’s track and field smashed conference records and reached new heights last weekend at the North Coast Athletic Conference Indoor Track Championship, claiming its first outright title in program history. As boisterous cheers reverberated off the walls of Heisman Field House, the Yeowomen stood ...

Congress Loses Sight

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
March 3
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

The 2005 Congressional hearings that exposed steroid use by Major League Baseball’s own Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire and other home-run slammers are forever burned into America’s collective sports memory. This week, Congress revived its clean-sports crusade, urging reform of World Anti-Doping Agency...

In The Locker Room with Ultimate Frisbee

In The Locker Room with Ultimate Frisbee

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
February 24
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...

Lifetime Promotes NWSL

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
February 17
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Game 7 of the 2014 World Series. The Golden State Warriors’ Championship-clinching Game 6 victory over LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers. The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Which one had the most viewers? Hint: The answer will defy the myth that no one watches women’s sports. While two of the biggest ga...

In The Locker Room with Mel Xu and Katie Rigdon

In The Locker Room with Mel Xu and Katie Rigdon

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
February 10
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, In the Locker Room, SPORTS

This week, the Review sat down with rock climbing wall supervisors, junior Mel Xu and sophomore Katie Rigdon, to learn more about the close-knit climbing community at Oberlin, their adventures climbing all over the U.S. and how climbing boosts their fitness. This interview has been edited for lengt...

Play Like A Girl: Clinic Celebrates Women in Sports

Play Like A Girl: Clinic Celebrates Women in Sports

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
February 10
Filed under SPORTS

Over 100 girls learned to “Play Like a Girl” at a sports clinic hosted by Oberlin Athletics for the third year in a row last Saturday in celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Student-athletes and coaches from eight varsity teams coached girls aged five to fourteen in the fundamentals...

Longevity Shines in Tennis

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
February 3
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

“Thirty-fun.” That’s how Serena Williams referred to her age in post-match interviews on Saturday. Only one number was on her mind earlier that day as she took the court to face her sister Venus in the Australian Open final. It wasn’t her age — which is 35, by the way. It wasn’t the number...

Women’s March Draw Current Athletes, Alumni

Women’s March Draw Current Athletes, Alumni

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
February 3
Filed under SPORTS

Women’s marches around the country and the world on Saturday, Jan. 21 brought Oberlin’s current student-athletes, athletics alumni and Heisman Club members to the streets to support gender equality and protest the incoming Trump administration. Many Oberlin students and alumni attended the Women’s...

In The Locker Room Michael Lin and Devyn Malouf

In The Locker Room Michael Lin and Devyn Malouf

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
December 9
Filed under In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Swimming and Diving

This week, the Review sat down with first-year swimming and diving team members Devyn Malouf and Michael Lin to discuss their transition to college athletics, team camaraderie and personal improvements they have made throughout the season. In just a few months of college swimming, Malouf and Lin have...

Asiya Empowers Athletes

Jackie McDermott, Sports Editor
December 2
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Hijab-wearing Muslim athletes received some much-needed good news on Monday. A duo of women entrepreneurs announced that they will release a line of hijabs made of a breathable material that absorbs sweat, empowering some Muslim athletes to play more comfortably. Fatimah Hussein, a Somali immigrant...

In the Locker Room: Men’s Basketball

In the Locker Room: Men’s Basketball

Jackie McDermott, Sports editor
November 18
Filed under Basketball, In the Locker Room, SPORTS, Varsity Winter

This week, the Review sat down with men’s basketball senior Scott Miller and sophomore Eli Silverman-Lloyd to discuss the upcoming season, differences in playing style and team goals. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Describe the excitement for your first game of the season a...

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