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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-...

Bearcats declawed by Spartan defense

Bearcats declawed by Spartan defense

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Propelled by a historic day from fourth-year quarterback Rob Cuda and another terrific performance from its defense, the No. 17 Case Western Reserve University football team defeated Saint Vincent College 35-14. The Spartans improved to 4-0 on the season with a 3-0 record in Presidents’ Athletic Confe...

Spartans swat Yellow Jackets

Spartans swat Yellow Jackets

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

For the second straight week, the Spartans cruised over a weaker opponent under the lights at DiSanto Field as the No. 18 football team defeated Waynesburg University 56-21. With the win on Sept. 23, Case Western Reserve University improved to 3-0 on the season and 2-0 in the Presidents’ Athletic C...

Burke, Henderson lead Spartans over Wolverines

Burke, Henderson lead Spartans over Wolverines

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

There were both expected and unexpected aspects of the football game between Case Western Reserve University and Grove City College on Sept. 16. The final score read 42-10 in favor of the Spartans. That was the expected part, as Grove City came in on a 32 game losing streak while CWRU was ranked No. 17 in...

Starting off with a win

Starting off with a win

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

With under five minutes to play in the first quarter, it looked like the Case Western Reserve University football team would not have the dream season they were hoping for. The Spartans were already down 14-0 to the University of Chicago and all three units were struggling. But after the Maroons’ second...

Football looking to experience to guide them to postseason

Football looking to experience to guide them to postseason

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

September 1, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

At the moment, there are 10 games on the football schedule. Each team in NCAA Division III football plays 10 regular season games, no matter what. Only 32 reach the playoffs and get to keep playing. The Case Western Reserve University Spartans are trying to be one of those 32 teams. After just barely mis...

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...

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