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Cavaliers continue re-building effort

Ishan Kulkarni, Contributing Reporter

November 15, 2019

With a new October comes a new season of Cleveland Cavaliers basketball. Over the summer, the Cavaliers further emphasized the rebuild of the ongoing roster by picking up key rookies. With the fifth overall pick, the Cavaliers selected sharpshooting guard Darius Garland from Vanderbilt. They then adde...

Women’s soccer to compete in second NCAA Championship

Women’s soccer to compete in second NCAA Championship

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

On Monday, the women’s soccer team received an invitation to play in the NCAA Division III Championship. This is the second time in program history that a Case Western Reserve University soccer team has ever gotten this far. The women's team will play their first game this Friday against Wooster Col...

Athlete Spotlight: Trey Razanauskas

Athlete Spotlight: Trey Razanauskas

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor

November 15, 2019

Trey Razanauskas transferred to Case Western Reserve University in 2018 and is now a third-year. He is one of two captains of the cross country team and is majoring in both economics and philosophy. He also holds the school record in the 5k (indoor and outdoor) and 8k races. What were your expect...

Volleyball closes season with 5th place finish at UAA Championship

Volleyball closes season with 5th place finish at UAA Championship

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

In their final action of the 2019 season, the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team secured a fifth place finish at the UAA Championship tournament, ending with a 13-16 record.  The Spartans opened the tournament with a tough first-round match-up against Washington University in St. Loui...

CWRU water polo team makes a name for themselves

CWRU water polo team makes a name for themselves

Cecelia Zielke, Contributing Reporter

November 15, 2019

Despite the recent onset of cold, the Case Western Reserve University Club water polo team is just getting their 2019 competition season started. The members of the team are ready to take on frozen hair and dry skin after they leave the pool three times a week. The CWRU Club Water Polo team had their seas...

The team comes first for second-year soccer player

The team comes first for second-year soccer player

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Christina Hickson is a second-year forward on the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team. In just 10 games this season, she has recorded 16 points, including six goals and four assists. She loves being a part of soccer simply because of everybody around her. The entire team wants to see ...

Bhangra takes over CWRU

Bhangra takes over CWRU

Jacqueline Moreno, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Spartans take fourth, sixth at UAA Championships

Spartans take fourth, sixth at UAA Championships

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor

November 8, 2019

For those unfamiliar with the UAA’s strong athletic reputation, at the moment, six of the eight member schools are ranked among the top 35 cross country teams in the country. The competition is fierce, making every place hard-fought at the UAA Championships. The men’s race was won by fourth-ranked C...

Women’s soccer stay spooky, while the men’s team is spooked

Women’s soccer stay spooky, while the men’s team is spooked

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University soccer teams continued UAA conference play on the road, with the women’s team splitting games, handing 12th ranked University of Chicago their second loss of their season with a 2-0 victory, while also dropping a tight double overtime thriller against third-ranked W...

Famed CWRU football coach Jim Chapman passes away

Famed CWRU football coach Jim Chapman passes away

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Jim Chapman took over head coaching duties at Case Western Reserve University in 1982, at a time when the program was at a major low. At that time, the Spartans had a losing record for 10 seasons out of the previous 11. Even worse, they were on a 22 game losing streak. Enter Jim Chapman, the coac...

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