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Welcome to the Esports Club

Welcome to the Esports Club

David Chang, Contributing Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

Inside Nord Hall 400 on Friday Sept. 8, there was a loud cheer when Morty (from the popular television show “Rick and Morty”) picked up a sausage-person and threw him off a van while two chickens tickling each other accidentally fell off another van. Though this sounds like a crazy sequence fro...

Working overtime

Working overtime

Sanjay Annigeri, Contributing Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team ended last week with a spectacular overtime win at Allegheny College on Saturday Sept. 9, bouncing back from their first loss of the season to Penn State Behrend on Wednesday. The team broke a 1-1 tie in the 96th minute with first-year midf...

A tale of two matches

A tale of two matches

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Case Western Reserve University’s men’s soccer team scored 10 goals this weekend, but still walked away with its first loss of the season. The Spartans played two games at home, each with very different results. The team’s defensive prowess remained on full display in the first 45 minutes of comp...

Indians set record winning streak

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

Almost 30,000 people attended the Cleveland Indians afternoon game on Wednesday, Sept. 13. Why, you might ask, did 30,000 people take off work or school to go see a baseball game in the middle of September? Especially for a team that averages barely 25,000 attendees per home contest? The reason, q...

Men’s tennis shines in first fall matches

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

Last season, the Spartans ended the season with two consecutive 9-0 sweeps. The Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team picked up exactly where they left off with their first competition in the fall at the Kenyon Invitational. In singles play, Spartan teammates combined to win 32 of their 4...

Women’s tennis starts off fall season strong

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The 18th ranked Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team started their fall season with action at the Bowling Green State University Invitational on Sept. 8 and 9. The team played decently well, going 14-8 in singles play and 7-7 in doubles action. Leading the way for the Spartans was second-...

Breaking out the brooms

Andrew Ford, Contributing Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The hardwood floor of Horsburgh Gymnasium has never been cleaner. The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team broke out the brooms during the Marcia French Invitational on Sept. 8 and 9, winning all three matches in 3-0 fashion. On Friday, Sept. 8, the Spartans faced Eastern Mennonite ...

Browns focus on positives moving forward

Jacob Rayyan, Columnist

September 15, 2017


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

The Cleveland Browns played a surprisingly competitive game at home Sunday, Sept. 9 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, ultimately falling 21-18. While the final result was not what the fans and the team were hoping for, there were encouraging signs from both sides of the football as the team begins the...

Goalkeeper works hard for Labor Day

Goalkeeper works hard for Labor Day

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The season is now underway for the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team. The Spartans opened the year with a home win against the University of Mount Union Purple Raiders, then followed that win with a draw against the Depauw University Tigers. Fourth-year student Calvin Boyle locked dow...

Browns building in unusual ways

Jacob Rayyan, Columnist

September 8, 2017


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

The Cleveland Browns continue to raise eyebrows, if that is even possible after posting an abysmal 1-15 record in the regular season last year. The team appears to be trying to seriously improve from last year, while building towards the future as well. We will take a look at some of the notable off...

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