The Observer

Spartans’ weapons will destroy Tartan hopes

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Editor’s Note: Reporters from the student newspapers of Case Western Reserve University (The Observer) and Carnegie Mellon University (The Tartan) previewed the 32nd annual Academic Bowl, the rivalry game between the two schools’ football teams. Both previews are printed in both newspapers and onl...

Alternate perspective: It’s not just another game for CMU

Kate Liston, Contributing Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Editor’s Note: Reporters from the student newspapers of Case Western Reserve University (The Observer) and Carnegie Mellon University (The Tartan) previewed the 32nd annual Academic Bowl, the rivalry game between the two schools’ football teams. Both previews are printed in both newspapers and onl...

Football team tames Bears

Football team tames Bears

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Adrian Cannon knew the pass was coming. The fourth-year cornerback read the play from the beginning, fought through a block, stepped in front of the intended receiver, jumped up and stuck out his arms. The ball went right to the number seven on his jersey and Cannon intercepted the pass on the firs...

Football team dominates for seventh straight win

Football team dominates for seventh straight win

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

For the seventh consecutive game, the Spartans trotted out on the field. And for the seventh consecutive game, the outcome never really seemed in doubt. Case Western Reserve University was victorious again, as the football team improved to 7-0 on the season and 6-0 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conf...

Strong football offense stays undefeated, beats Thiel, Geneva

Strong football offense stays undefeated, beats Thiel, Geneva

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 22, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The Spartan football team could do no wrong on Oct. 14, defeating the Tomcats 63-28 in Greenville, Pennsylvania. With the win, Case Western Reserve University improved to 6-0 on the season and 5-0 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC). Thiel College dropped to 1-5 and 1-3 in PAC play. Th...

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...

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