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Football thumps Tartans on senior day, win Academic Bowl

Football thumps Tartans on senior day, win Academic Bowl

courtesy Case Sports Information

November 19, 2010


Filed under Football, Sports

Senior wide receiver Zach Homyk became Case Western Reserve University’s all-time leading receiver as the Spartans closed out the season with a 28-0 victory versus Carnegie Mellon University in the 25th annual Academic Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 13 at Case Field. With the win, the Spartans finish the...

Two blocked field goals in final minutes doom 4-peat

Two blocked field goals in final minutes doom 4-peat

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2010


Filed under Football, Sports

On a cold and snowy Saturday afternoon, Nov. 6, Case Western Reserve University came up short against Washington University. Two late blocked field goals in the final four minutes sealed the Spartans’ fate as they lost 14-13 against the Bears. Wide receiver, Zach Homyk stated about the game, “Washington...

CWRU record winning streak snapped at 38 in Chicago

CWRU record winning streak snapped at 38 in Chicago

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2010


Filed under Football, Sports

The AFCA No. 23 ranked Case Western Reserve University visited University of Chicago for its UAAopener on Saturday, Oct. 30 at Amos Alonzo Stagg Field. Senior wide receiver Zach Homyk broke a school-record for reception in a season and the Spartan defense forced four turnovers, but it wasn’t enough;...

No. 23 Spartans take home Baird Bros. Trophy

No. 23 Spartans take home Baird Bros. Trophy

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

October 28, 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 14, 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 14, 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 7, 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 7, 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

September 30, 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

September 30, 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...

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