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Second semester sports highlights

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Sports

Women’s tennis finishes fifth at UAA’s

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The University Athletic Association (UAA) is one of the top tennis conferences in the country and posed a huge test for the Spartans. The Case Western Reserve University women's tennis team came into the UAA Championships ranked 18th in the nation. The Spartans were seeded fifth but faced a tough draw...

Marooned: Softball swept by Chicago

Marooned: Softball swept by Chicago

April 28, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports

The University of Chicago swept Case Western Reserve University in a four game series, winning three close games and one blowout. The losses increased the Spartans losing streak to five games. However, the team ended the skid with two blowout victories against John Carroll University (JCU), improving the...

How sweep it is

How sweep it is

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team swept the weekend against the University of Chicago at home, extending their winning streak to five games before falling to the College of Wooster 10-5 on Tuesday in Wooster. On Wednesday, the team improved their overall record to 22-15 with a win over...

Champions

Champions

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Track and Field

The 2017 University Athletic Association (UAA) Track and Field Championships witnessed incredible feats from seven teams, including the Spartans. The Spartan men and women both had UAA Champions, and both performed spectacularly. Case Western Reserve University’s men earned third place overall, ...

Men’s tennis takes sixth at UAA Championship

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

The Spartans competed in the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship Tournament this past weekend, playing in three matches. They lost the first and last, but won the one in the middle. Case Western Reserve University entered the weekend ranked No. 12 nationally, and now sit on a 20-6 season re...

Browns have options for first pick

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

The Cleveland Browns are in the enviable position of having the number one overall draft pick in the NFL draft. There have been debates among fans about whether the team should trade their pick for other picks just farther down in the draft or for players like Jimmy Garoppolo. Since it looks like the team wi...

Softball splits six

Softball splits six

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports

What happens when two evenly matched teams face off in a four-game series? As it turns out, four close games. The Case Western Reserve University softball team traveled to Missouri and took two of four from Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) in a weekend series. All four games were decided ...

Nine in a row

Nine in a row

Noah Crowley, Staff reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Men's Tennis

The brooms came out strong as the Spartans swept two opponents in one day this past weekend. Case Western Reserve University took on the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and Ohio Wesleyan University at home this past Saturday and dominated in every single match, including four matches that all...

All-Ohio Championships preview conference meet

Noah Crowley, Staff reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The All-Ohio Championships on Saturday, April 15 showcased a strong Spartan team just before the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships. Earlier in the week, third-year student Sam Merriman broke the school record in the 5,000-meter run at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Invi...

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