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Fourth-year football player reflects on career, looks to future

Fourth-year football player reflects on career, looks to future

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

Tyler Bushman is a fourth-year defensive end on the Case Western Reserve University football team. Although he wanted to quit football multiple times growing up, he stuck with the sport for what he describes as its addictive nature. He is a dual athlete at CWRU, also being on the varsity track and fie...

Ice water in their veins

Ice water in their veins

David Chang, Sports Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team defeated two formidable teams, who both made the NCAA Division III tournament last year, in No. 22 Capital University 1-0 and John Carroll University 2-1 last week. In the first half against the Blue Streaks of John Carroll, both teams traded...

Women’s soccer displays team versatility in victories

Women’s soccer displays team versatility in victories

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


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

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team was able to show its offensive and defensive abilities in last week’s matchups. The team shutdown opposing teams on DiSanto Field, recording two clean sheets. Led offensively by first-year forward Christian Hickson, the Spartans were able to pul...

Volleyball thrives in Buffalo

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After falling to the University of Mount Union on Wednesday, Sept. 12, the Spartans women’s volleyball team had a very successful weekend at the Buffalo State Bengal Challenge, winning all three matches it played. Case Western Reserve University lost in three sets to regional rival Mount Union, w...

Spartan receiver sets record as football team beats Grove City

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s football team stormed the field, winning 49-23 against Grove City College last Saturday, Sept. 15. The Spartans started the game out strong with two touchdowns from second-year wide receiver Colt Morgan in the first quarter, putting them ahead 14-0 goi...

Winter highlights Spartan teamwork in double overtime thriller

Winter highlights Spartan teamwork in double overtime thriller

David Chang, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


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

Although the next season of Game of Thrones won’t premiere until the spring of next year,  third-year midfielder Garrett Winter let the Geneva College Golden Tornadoes know that winter was coming. The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team had a strong showing this weekend, with a back-and...

Women’s tennis starts fall season against tough competition

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team started their season at the Oberlin Invitational last weekend, winning several singles and doubles matches over the two days of competition. The women’s team ended last season as a top-15 team in Division III and seek to maintain their rep...

Women’s soccer puts up tough fight, falls to nationally ranked opponent

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team faced its first test on the road against No. 8 Ohio Northern University (ONU) and fell in a tightly contested match, 1-0, on Saturday, Sept. 8. The Spartans came out of the gates with a tough defensive mindset. They shut down a strong ONU ...

First-year soccer player values faith and food

First-year soccer player values faith and food

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


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

First-year defender Maria Prokos is enjoying her first season as a member of the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team. Prokos loves spending time with and getting to know her teammates. She also has a unique history with the game she now plays at the collegiate level. As a first-year ...

Spartan runners’ win in first home meet

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University cross country teams sprinted into first place at the Sudeck Sunset Classic Stampede on Friday, Aug. 31 at the Squire Valleevue Farm in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Third-year runners Madeline Lindemann and Andrew Green broke away from the pack to each place first in their...

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