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Women’s basketball drops both games during Throwback Weekend

Women’s basketball drops both games during Throwback Weekend

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

Donning the Mather College Yellow, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team dropped both games during the Throwback Weekend, falling to Brandeis University 80-71 and New York University 64-55.  Against Brandeis, both teams struggled to make shots early. CWRU got on the board early,...

Wrestling gains momentum ahead of UAA Championships

Wrestling gains momentum ahead of UAA Championships

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

The Case Western Reserve University Spartans won both their dual matches this past weekend at the Horsburgh Gymnasium, competing against Defiance College and Penn State Behrend. Before this weekend, the Spartans held a 4-8 record, so, with these two wins, they improved to 6-8 on the season.  In t...

Men’s tennis sweeps opening weekend

Grace Despres, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

Case Western Reserve University’s men’s tennis team hit the ground running this season with three consecutive wins in their opening weekend on Feb. 7. The Spartans, who are 12th ranked in Division III, started the spring semester with a 9-0 win over the University of Northwestern Ohio, in Toledo...

Track’s mid-semester update

Track’s mid-semester update

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor

February 13, 2020

Since the 12th Annual Battle for the Obelisk against Carnegie Mellon University on Jan. 25, the Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams have come a long way. The tough loss galvanized the Spartans, who have since been hitting the gas nonstop, racing, throwing and jumping their way to new personal recor...

Throwback Weekend goes as planned for CWRU men’s basketball

Throwback Weekend goes as planned for CWRU men’s basketball

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team hosted conference opponents Brandeis University and New York University (NYU) for Throwback Weekend on Friday, Feb. 7 and Sunday, Feb. 9. The Spartans faced these two teams on the road the previous week, losing to Brandeis 71-64 and beating N...

CWRU’s men’s and women’s swimming teams celebrated their senior classes with wins

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

This past weekend, the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s swimming teams both celebrated their senior class by hosting Baldwin Wallace University. Both teams earned a victory, with the women’s team winning 193-77 and the men’s team winning 209-64.  Before the meet started, 11 graduating senio...

Athlete Spotlight: James Hopper

Medha Nayak, Sports Editor

February 6, 2020

James Hopper is a first-year student on the men’s tennis team at Case Western Reserve University. As a student, he hopes to major in a STEM-related field. Hopper was born in the United Kingdom and moved to the U.S. at a young age. Recently, Hopper was ranked No. 1 in all of the collegiate third div...

Spartan men’s basketball snaps five-game losing streak on the road

Spartan men’s basketball snaps five-game losing streak on the road

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

This past weekend, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team traveled to Massachusetts and New York to play Brandeis University and New York University (NYU), respectively.  Fresh off a crushing 106-70 loss to Emory University, the Spartans sought to clean the slate at Brandeis o...

Kansas City Chiefs win thrilling Super Bowl after late comeback

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

On a beautiful night in Miami, the Kansas City Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV with a score of 31-20 over the San Francisco 49ers, after a tough fourth quarter comeback. Originally, many fans thought that the 49ers would win due to their strong playing style. In one of the most anticipated games of the year, ...

Men’s and women’s swimming teams earn dominant wins

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

The men’s and women’s swimming teams both prevailed this weekend against Ohio Northern University. Additionally, the women’s team defeated Hillsdale College. The women’s team beat Ohio Northern University 220-35 and beat Hillsdale 169.5-92.5. The men’s team beat Ohio Northern University 225-64...

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