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Finding new ways to win

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
October 21
Filed under Football, Sports

The formula may have been a bit different, but the result was still the same for the Spartans. The Case Western Reserve University football team secured another victory, their sixth in a row, over the Thiel College Tomcats, 48-21. With the win, CWRU improved to 6-0 on the year and 5-0 in the Preside...

Football cruises into Homecoming game

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
October 14
Filed under Football, Sports

Another week, another victory as the Spartans’ football team keeps rolling along. Case Western Reserve University improved to 5-0 on the season with a 37-14 victory over Bethany College in West Virginia last Saturday. With the victory, the Spartans improved to 4-0 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conf...

Football aces latest test

Football aces latest test

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
October 7
Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The outcome was the same, but getting there was a little different. The Case Western Reserve University football team defeated the Bearcats of Saint Vincent College 53-28 at home to achieve a perfect 4-0 record on the season. The Spartans remained tied atop the Presidents Athletic Conference (PAC) stand...

Football cruises to easy victory

Football cruises to easy victory

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
September 30
Filed under Football, Sports

Another week, another offensive record for the Spartans. Last week it was fourth-year wide receiver Brendan Lynch tying the team’s single game receiving yards record. This week, it was third-year fullback Jacob Burke tying a team record with four rushing touchdowns in Case Western Reserve University...

Football routs Grove City

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
September 23
Filed under Football, Sports

Not even Mother Nature could stop the Spartans’ offense, as the football team cruised to a 55-0 win last Saturday over Grove City College in a game twice delayed by weather. Both delays were due to lightning seen in the area, with the first one coming late in the first quarter and the second more tha...

Attacking the next challenge

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
September 16
Filed under Football, Sports

Picking up right where they left off last season, Spartan football used a potent offense and stingy defense to win their opening game of the season over the University of Chicago. After a regularly scheduled week off, the team is traveling to Grove City College (0-2) on Sept. 17 to take on the Wolveri...

Browns improving offense inspires optimism

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
September 9
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Football, Sports

Believe it or not, the Cleveland Browns have a lot of reasons to be optimistic this season. The team heads into the season with Robert Griffin III as their starting quarterback. Griffin is, when healthy, one of the better quarterbacks in the game. However he has been unable to stay healthy these ...

Phan-tastic way to start the year

Phan-tastic way to start the year

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
September 9
Filed under Football, Sports

Talk about getting revenge. The Case Western Reserve University football team destroyed the University of Chicago 45-17 in a non-conference home game to start the season, avenging a heartbreaking one-point loss from a year ago. The Spartans started the season off 1-0 while the Maroons dropped to 0-1. Chicago...

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
September 2
Filed under Football, Sports

Coming within one win of a conference title a year after only managing four wins, the Spartans football team has high expectations coming into the 2016 season. Losses in the program’s final two games left a bitter taste in the team’s mouth and has them hungry for the chance at post-season play. ...

The dilemma of sportsmanship

JP. O'Hagan and Billy Heyen
February 12
Filed under Football, Sports, Super Bowl

Welcome to Point/Counterpoint, the back and forth sports bar style debate column. This week we are looking at the Super Bowl's aftermath and the questions of sportsmanship it sparked. Carolina Panthers player Cam Newton barely talked to reporters at his post-game press conference. New York Giants player...

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