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The Oberlin Review

Cool or Drool: Soccer’s CTE Problem

Dan Bisno, Columnist
March 10
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

“Ha sido sólo un susto” — It was only a scare. Fernando Torres tweeted those words following the traumatic header that could have cost him his career, not to mention his life. While the collision lasted only a fraction of a second, the aftermath was a peculiar blend of emotions. Immediately...

Krzyzewski Should Bench Grayson Allen for Aggressive Play

Darren Zaslau, Sports editor
March 10
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...

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...

Women’s Lacrosse Dominates Openers

Women’s Lacrosse Dominates Openers

Sam Harris
March 10
Filed under Lacrosse, SPORTS, Varsity Spring

Women’s lacrosse continued its hot start to the 2017 season Saturday with a 22–2 win over the Kalamazoo College Hornets. Led by junior Natalie Rauchle, who scored five goals, 10 different Yeowomen tallied goals. The Yeowomen were also victorious yesterday, defeating the Otterbein University Cardinals 19–4 to impr...

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 ...

Yeowomen Fall to NCAC Rival Tigers

Yeowomen Fall to NCAC Rival Tigers

Michaela Puterbaugh, Staff Writer
March 3
Filed under SPORTS, Tennis, Varsity Sports, Varsity Spring

In a tough loss to the No. 25 DePauw University Tigers, the Yeowomen fell 6–3 Sunday to the rival who bested them last year in the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament third-place match, the last match of the 2015-16 season. The loss came a day after a victory over the Centre College Colonels,...

In The Locker Room with Women’s Lacrosse

In The Locker Room with Women’s Lacrosse

Darren Zaslau, Sports Editor
March 3
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...

Club Bowling Revives Women’s Squad

Club Bowling Revives Women’s Squad

Alex McNicoll, Contributing Sports Editor
March 3
Filed under Club & Intramural Sports, Recent Stories, SPORTS

For the first time in a decade, OC Thunder, Oberlin’s intercollegiate bowling team, fielded a women’s team. The group is brimming with enthusiasm and happy to be reviving an old Oberlin tradition. “It was incredible to compete for the first OC Thunder women's bowling team since 2007,” first-year...

World Baseball Classic Lacks Tradition As Stands

Jack Brewster, Columnist
March 3
Filed under SPORTS, Sports Column

Worldwide sporting events such as the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup consistently draw massive crowds and high television ratings. Nations fight tooth and nail to host these events and exhaust significant resources preparing their country’s representatives. These spectacles of sport are exceptional...

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...

Yeowomen Head to NCAC Semifinals

Yeowomen Head to NCAC Semifinals

Michaela Puterbaugh
February 24
Filed under Basketball, Recent Stories, SPORTS, Varsity Sports, Varsity Winter

Tuesday marked a pivotal point in Yeowomen basketball history as the squad, seeded fifth in the North Coast Athletic Conference tournament, defeated the fourth-seeded Hiram College Terriers 60–43 to become the first women’s basketball team to win a playoff game since 1999. With the win, Oberlin solidified...

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