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Football suffers heartbreaking defeat

Football suffers heartbreaking defeat

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s football team lost to undefeated No. 12 Washington & Jefferson College on Saturday, Oct. 6. The final score was 44-36. Despite the loss, the Spartans had an impressive outing. First-year quarterback Drew Saxton threw for a career-high 414 yards during the g...

Football remains undefeated

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University football team beat the Westminster College Titans 35-14 on Saturday, Sept. 29. Both teams made 70 offensive plays each throughout the game, but the Spartan plays gained 150 percent more yards per play than the Titans. The Spartans hit the field hard, stunnin...

Spartan football keeps on winning

Spartan football keeps on winning

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University football team won their home game against Thiel College in a 63-20 blowout last Saturday night. This win put the team at 3-0 for the season and kept them in the No. 18 spot in the Division III overall rankings, according to d3football.com. By the end of the fi...

Fourth-year football player reflects on career, looks to future

Fourth-year football player reflects on career, looks to future

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

Tyler Bushman is a fourth-year defensive end on the Case Western Reserve University football team. Although he wanted to quit football multiple times growing up, he stuck with the sport for what he describes as its addictive nature. He is a dual athlete at CWRU, also being on the varsity track and fie...

Spartan receiver sets record as football team beats Grove City

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s football team stormed the field, winning 49-23 against Grove City College last Saturday, Sept. 15. The Spartans started the game out strong with two touchdowns from second-year wide receiver Colt Morgan in the first quarter, putting them ahead 14-0 goi...

Browns look for franchise-altering players in draft

Browns look for franchise-altering players in draft

Jacob Rayyan, Columnist

April 27, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The 2018 NFL draft begins April 26, and the Cleveland Browns are in an enviable position. After suffering through an 0-16 season, the Browns will have the first overall pick along with the fourth overall pick, opening a realm of possibilities for what the team could do to secure their future. It ...

Baseball, softball make appearances in top 25

Sanjay Annigeri and Andrew Ford

March 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Football, Softball, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Track and Field, Wrestling

Baseball and softball rank in top 25 The Case Western Reserve University baseball and softball teams placed in the Division III top 25 rankings, with the men appearing at No. 18 and the women appearing at No. 22. This was the first time the baseball team was ranked in the top 25 since 2015 when t...

Observer sports reporters podcast

Andrew Ford and Niko Kamlet

February 12, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Super Bowl

Missing football already? The podcast team sits down to cover the 2018 Super Bowl, Nick Foles' future, the commercials and offers predictions for next season. ...

Observer sports reporters podcast

Niko Kamlet and Andrew Ford

February 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Sports

Andrew, Eddie and Niko return to discuss All-Star Games across different sports leagues. Starting with hockey, they suggest improvements to all of the four major leagues' games. They also discuss Brock Boeser's breakout. Tune in next week for the latest installment of The Observer sports reporters podcast. ...

Observer sports reporters podcast

Niko Kamlet and Andrew Ford

January 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Super Bowl

Welcome to the debut episode of The Observer's weekly sports reporters podcast. Staff reporters Andrew Ford and Niko Kamlet sat down with Director of Web & Multimedia Eddie Kerekes to discuss the NFL conference championship games and preview the Super Bowl. Tune in next week when the trio return...

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