FOOTBALL FEVER — in photos!


The Oberlin marching band makes its way around the track before the start of the game.

The Oberlin marching band makes its way around the track before the start of the game.


Quarterback David Payne scans the Brookside defense before snapping the ball.


A student plays a song with the rest of the marching band at the start of the game.


The Phoenix cheerleading team tries to get the spectators involved after Oberlin ties the game 7-7.


Elijah Bugg attempts to run around a Brookside defender.


The Phoenix defense stands by the ball and waits for the referees call after recovering a fumble.


Defensive lineman Nayib Besares celebrates with an Oberlin coach after recovering a fumble from Brookside.


Oberlin’s marching band shows off its skills as they take the field.


Two students watch their conductor as they prepare to play the next song at halftime.


Head coach Michael Law talks to his team after the game.


The Oberlin marching band makes its way around the track before the start of the game.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/09/web1_IMG_7009.jpgThe Oberlin marching band makes its way around the track before the start of the game.

Quarterback David Payne scans the Brookside defense before snapping the ball.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/09/web1_IMG_7017.jpgQuarterback David Payne scans the Brookside defense before snapping the ball.

A student plays a song with the rest of the marching band at the start of the game.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/09/web1_IMG_7019.jpgA student plays a song with the rest of the marching band at the start of the game.

The Phoenix cheerleading team tries to get the spectators involved after Oberlin ties the game 7-7.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/09/web1_IMG_7070.jpgThe Phoenix cheerleading team tries to get the spectators involved after Oberlin ties the game 7-7.

Elijah Bugg attempts to run around a Brookside defender.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/09/web1_IMG_7167.jpgElijah Bugg attempts to run around a Brookside defender.

The Phoenix defense stands by the ball and waits for the referees call after recovering a fumble.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/09/web1_IMG_7198.jpgThe Phoenix defense stands by the ball and waits for the referees call after recovering a fumble.

Defensive lineman Nayib Besares celebrates with an Oberlin coach after recovering a fumble from Brookside.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/09/web1_IMG_7209.jpgDefensive lineman Nayib Besares celebrates with an Oberlin coach after recovering a fumble from Brookside.

Oberlin’s marching band shows off its skills as they take the field.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/09/web1_IMG_7241.jpgOberlin’s marching band shows off its skills as they take the field.

Two students watch their conductor as they prepare to play the next song at halftime.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/09/web1_IMG_7247.jpgTwo students watch their conductor as they prepare to play the next song at halftime.

Head coach Michael Law talks to his team after the game.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2015/09/web1_IMG_7252.jpgHead coach Michael Law talks to his team after the game.

Photos by Valerie Urbanik | Oberlin News-Tribune

The Phoenix varsity football team was dealt a 28-14 loss Friday by the Brookside Cardinals. Enjoy these photos from the game!