SOFTBALL: Rivas leads hopes for another playoff run

An up-and-down 2017 regular season gave way to a memorable playoff run for Oberlin softball, which defeated Wellington 1-0 in the Division III section...

April 3rd, 2018 |  


BASEBALL: Carter takes over as coach

BASEBALL: Carter takes over as coach

Coming off a 2-16 season with no wins in the Patriot Athletic Conference, the Phoenix decided it was time for a change on the baseball diamond.Oberlin...

April 3rd, 2018 |  


The local quilt guild: Dinosaur or hidden gem?

As the president of the Lorain County Piecemakers Quilt Guild, I attend quilting lectures across Northeast Ohio.While attending a quilting lecture alo...

February 28th, 2018 |  



BOYS BASKETBALL: Chambers delivers last second victory over Raiders

Recognizing who had the hot hand paid big dividends for the Phoenix as they held off the hard-charging Columbia Raiders 51-48 in their regular season ...

February 27th, 2018 |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Phoenix hang tough with Dukes

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Phoenix hang tough with Dukes

On the final day of the regular season, Oberlin celebrated the careers of their three senior student-athletes, Danielle Amato, Kiah Fields, and Camero...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Phoenix easily corral Longhorns 67-39

Phoenix easily corral Longhorns 67-39

During the pre-game talk, it became clear to coach Kurt Russell that little additional motivation was needed for Friday’s game.“Earlier in...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Why are baseball and softball separate?

Why are baseball and softball separate?

The long, cold weather is breaking at last and soon the bats will take the diamond.My reporters are looking forward to the spring season. But talking ...

February 15th, 2018 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: ‘Cats scratch out a win

BOYS BASKETBALL: ‘Cats scratch out a win

Russ Gifford | Oberlin News-TribuneOberlin’s Devan Yaber and Giles Harrell tie up Keystone’s Brody Kuhl for a jump ball on Feb. 13. Despit...

February 15th, 2018 |  


GIRLS BASKETBALL: Steele falls to Avon Lake in defensive battle

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Steele falls to Avon Lake in defensive battle

Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Amherst News-TimesThe Steele girls were topped Saturday in a defensive struggle, falling 30-18 to Avon Lake. Kate Iliff ...

February 13th, 2018 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL: Split week as Phoenix inch toward sectionals

BOYS BASKETBALL: Split week as Phoenix inch toward sectionals

The schedule-makers weren’t doing Oberlin coach Kurt Russell’s team any favors when they drew up this portion of the 2018 game slate. Over...

February 13th, 2018 |