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Best Super Bowl ever?

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2017
Filed under Football, Sports, Super Bowl

Ed. Note: The Super Bowl is the most watched television program of the year. For the 2017 edition, 111.3 million Americans were watching at its peak. This figure dwarfs the 16.5 million people who watch an average NFL game. Some of the new viewers are likely casual football fans who only tune in whe...

Just in it for the halftime show

Just in it for the halftime show

Smruthi Maganti, Copy Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under Football, Sports, Super Bowl

Ed. Note: The Super Bowl is the most watched television program of the year. For the 2017 edition, 111.3 million Americans were watching at its peak. This figure dwarfs the 16.5 million people who watch an average NFL game. Some of the new viewers are likely casual football fans who only tune in whe...

High powered offenses meet in Super Bowl

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Football, Sports, Super Bowl

The month’s first Sunday, Feb. 5, is this weekend and that can only mean one thing. One-third of the country will sit around TVs eating copious amounts of chicken wings and pizza watching modern gladiators showcase their skills. That’s right, it’s Super Bowl Sunday. After the defensive struggle th...

Browns hit new low

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2017
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Football, Sports

On Dec. 24 the Cleveland Browns found themselves in a battle with the San Diego Chargers. The Browns went up by double digits earlier in the game but found themselves having to hold off the charging Chargers. Down by three with seconds remaining on the clock, San Diego had a chance to tie the game an...

NFL playoffs nearing their end

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
January 20, 2017
Filed under Football, Sports

The NFL playoffs are in full swing, and while the first few games were boring even to the most hardcore of fans, the excitement level has really picked up as the teams get closer to the ultimate prize. The conference championship games are set with the New England Patriots facing the Pittsburgh Steelers ...

Spartans upset

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Football, Sports

College football is full of upsets. No team is safe from losing, no matter how strong of a team they claim to be. Even the University of Mount Union, winners of 112 consecutive regular season games, can lose, as they did this past Saturday.   It should come as no surprise then that the Case Western Reserve...

Time to crush some Mellon

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
November 11, 2016
Filed under Football, Sports

Normally a rivalry game is the most highly anticipated game of any season. Any chance to beat your rival and hold bragging rights—and possibly a trophy—for a full year is an amazing opportunity. For Case Western Reserve University’s football team, tomorrow's home matchup versus Carnegie Mellon ...

Back from the brink

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
November 11, 2016
Filed under Football, Sports

The ball bounced on the turf and third-year student Justin McMahon saw his chance to rescue the season. The linebacker pounced on the fumble at the three yard line, stopping Westminster College’s golden opportunity to win the game in the final seconds. The Case Western Reserve University footbal...

Eight Is Great

Eight Is Great

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under Football, Sports

With the temperature reaching a record high, there was no question of if it was hot during the football game on Saturday, Oct. 29, in St. Louis. The question was whether the No. 24 Case Western Reserve University offense was even hotter. There was simply no stopping the CWRU running game in the team...

“We did what we had to do to win”

“We did what we had to do to win”

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under Football, Sports

After many students struggled through their midterm exams, the Spartans’ football team faced their hardest test of the season. Just like their fellow Case Western Reserve University students, the team passed, defeating Geneva College Golden Tornados 16-14. With the win, the Spartans remain a perfect ...

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