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No. 23 Spartans take home Baird Bros. Trophy

No. 23 Spartans take home Baird Bros. Trophy

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2010


Filed under Football, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University Spartans and the College of Wooster Fighting Scots met for the twenty-third time last weekend, as the two teams battled for the Baird Brothers Trophy. The No. 23 Spartans continued its four-game win streak against the Scots, winning 28-14 and increasing their regular...

At a glance…

October 15, 2010


Filed under Football, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

Volleyball: The Spartans loss to No. 15 Heidelberg University last weekend, but bounced back to snag a victory over a host Muskingum University. CWRU (16-6) fell to the nationally ranked Student Princes 25-20, 25-17, 25-21. The Spartans split the tri-match with a victory against the Fighting Muskies, 21...

Spartans win shootout against Oberlin

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2010


Filed under Football, Sports

On Saturday, Oct. 10, Case Western Reserve University and the Oberlin College Yeomen threw down a shootout with Spartans returning home with a victory. Led their senior wide receiver Zach Homyk, the Spartans escaped a close, yet high scoring battle against Oberlin with the final score of 48-36. Homyk...

At A Glance…

McKelvey Packard, Contributing Reporter

October 8, 2010


Filed under Football, Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

Spartan LB Jacob Adams named UAA Defensive Player of the Week Spartan junior linebacker Jacob Adams was named UAA’s Defensive Player of the Week, the first of his career. He received this honor for his efforts in the Spartan’s 24-23 overtime win against Allegheny College during Homecoming weekend. In his efforts, Adams tallied a team-high 12 ...

PAT Block Secures Gutwrenching Win at Homecoming

PAT Block Secures Gutwrenching Win at Homecoming

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2010


Filed under Football, Sports

With the temperature hovering around 57 degrees and rain pouring down from the sky, Junior linebacker Jacob Adams helped heat up the game when he blocked the potential game-tying extra point in overtime. The Spartans walked away with a thrilling 24-23 victory at home over Allegheny College on Homecoming...

Countdown to Kickoff: Gameday Preview

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

October 1, 2010


Filed under Football, Sports

Offense: Case Western Reserve’s offense is one to the best in the nation, ranking 35th with 439 yards-per-game. Unfortunately for the Spartans this yardage hasn’t always amounted to points. CWRU is averaging 27 points-per-game, a tally that, while respectable, has been hindered by both th...

Spartans win big on Heritage Night

Spartans win big on Heritage Night

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2010


Filed under Football, Sports

On Heritage Night the Spartans sported their throwback brown and red jerseys and CWRU gave the home crowd something neither the Case Institute of Technology Rough Riders nor the Western Reserve Red Cats had ever done, win 34 straight games. Senior running back Derek Bush made sure the fans went home...

Last second touchdown keeps undefeated season alive

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2010


Filed under Football, Sports

Case Western Reserve University rallied late in the 4th quarter to defeat University of Rochester with the final score of 14-10. With 46 seconds left on the clock and down by a field goal, the Spartans began their five-play, 82-yard drive. Spartan senior quarterback Joey Baum found fellow senior wide...

Spartan football kicks off season with big win

Spartan football kicks off season with big win

Shinichi Inoue, Contributing Reporter

September 10, 2010


Filed under Football, Sports

Case Western Reserve University kicked off their season with a 30-13 win against John Carroll University. Playing in front their home crowd, the Spartans wasted no time as senior running back, Billy Deitmen scored the first touchdown with his eight-yard run after a four-play, 41-yard drive. CWRU would...

Gameday Preview: CWRU vs. JCU

Gameday Preview: CWRU vs. JCU

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

September 3, 2010


Filed under Football, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University Spartans take the field for the first time tomorrow night, hosting local-rival John Carroll University. The Spartans come into one of their toughest regular season games in recent memory coasting on a 31-game regular season winning streak. The nationally ranked squad...

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