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Indians promising season ends early

Indians promising season ends early

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

For the second consecutive season, the Cleveland Indians lost three consecutive potential series-clinching games and were eliminated from the playoffs. Last season, after going up three games to one on the Chicago Cubs in the World Series, the Indians could not secure another victory. This year, def...

Spartans chase success at Racer Invitational

David Chang, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

“During the game when [first-year student] Aris Jhaveri was playing Northwestern Ohio … the [opponent] chucked his racket about forty yards over the fence.”   At the University of Northwestern Ohio in Lima, the Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team’s performance was as ...

Spartans stop Bison in their tracks

Spartans stop Bison in their tracks

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

In front of their largest crowd of the season, the Spartans football team produced its largest victory of the year, a 33-3 Homecoming win over Bethany College on Oct. 7. Leading the way for Case Western Reserve University were fourth-year quarterback Rob Cuda (299 yards, four total touchdowns), fourth-...

Kim Possible

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

A crime-fighting superheroine was spotted on DiSanto Field last week. She slashed through her enemies, taking them out one by one in the process, knowing that her name told it all. In the process, she saved her school and team from being in harm's way, leading to her being bestowed with the prestigious h...

Men’s soccer records undefeated week

Men’s soccer records undefeated week

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


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

We are now two-thirds of the way through the soccer season, and the Case Western Reserve University men’s team sits on a 5-5-2 record after taking their first road win of the season this past week. The week opened with a game against Oberlin College here at DiSanto Field. The beginning of the ma...

The return of Kyrie Irving

The return of Kyrie Irving

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter: Cavs fans should, and will, boo the heck out of Irving. To be clear, there is nothing wrong with what he did; he has every right to make his wishes known to the front office. But if I were a diehard Cavaliers fan, it would feel like betrayal by Irving. He decided to put ...

Get to know the volleyball team

Get to know the volleyball team

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

As fans, we sit in the bleachers and cheer on our team. But at increasing levels of competition, we grow farther apart from the players on the court and know less and less about them other than what we see when they compete. I wanted to bring a little bit of that personal experience to the Case Western ...

Upset city

Upset city

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

“Siri, who owns the Carnegie Mellon University Tartans?” The answer should be, “The Case Western Reserve University Spartans,” after the volleyball team upset the No. 10 team in the nation on Sep. 30. In the opening round of University Athletic Association (UAA) play, CWRU won two of...

Medical students and fraternity brothers: The CWRU intramural flag football finals

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

There were many atypical sights during the Case Western Reserve University intramural flag football championships on Sept. 28, including former Division I varsity football players competing, players using “technically legal” sticky substances on their gloves and a referee with a flag. However, t...

Men’s tennis does well at Regional meet

David Chang, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Men's Tennis, Tennis

Half of the Case Western Reserve University men's tennis team competed at Kalamazoo College in the ITA Central Regional Championships, while the other half competed at the University of Toledo at the Toledo Invitational. Overall, five singles players advanced to round of 32 at the Regional Champions...

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