The Oberlin Review

World Series Approaches

Nate Levinson, Sports Editor

October 3, 2014

Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editorials & Features

Last Wednesday marked the first day of October, which means one thing: It’s once again time for postseason baseball. This year’s edition features a few old staples, as well as some new faces searching for Major League Baseball’s ultimate prize. Neither the American nor the National League have a clear favorite, as the Tigers, Orioles and Angels all look capable of making a run in the AL, and both the Dodgers and Nationals stand out from the crowd in the NL. Despite winning 94 games and beating out the Giants for the NL West crown by six games, the Dodgers underperformed for most of the year, especially considering the fact that they had the league’s highest payroll and played in the same division as the t...

Oberlin Spoils DePauw’s 8–0 Conference Record

Oberlin Spoils DePauw’s 8–0 Conference Record

April 18, 2014

After losing 12 of its previous 13 games, the softball team beat the DePauw University Tigers twice last Saturday on its home field. The Yeowomen won 5–2 in walk-off fashion in the first game, and seized a 6–3 win in the second game. The pair of victories put an end to the team’s slump and spoiled the Tigers’ formerly perfect North Coast Athletic Conference record. The Yeowomen’s record now sits at 6–16 overall and 3–7 in the NCAC. “Beating DePauw did not look that different...

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