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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...

Spartans end historic season with playoff loss to Mount Union

Spartans end historic season with playoff loss to Mount Union

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

No man could end the Spartans four year long journey. It took The Machine from Alliance, Ohio to stop them in their tracks. The Case Western Reserve University football team ended one of its best seasons with a 45-16 loss to the University of Mount Union in the second round of the NCAA Division III...

Spartans dominate second-ever playoff game 28-0

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 25, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Through pelting rain, heavy snow and rushing winds, the Spartans prevailed for their second-ever victory in the NCAA Division III playoffs. In the cold and wet afternoon game, Case Western Reserve University defeated host Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) 28-0 in the first round of the playoffs. The...

Spartans set to battle IWU in return to playoffs

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

On Sunday, Nov. 12, the NCAA announced the field of 32 teams to make the Division III football playoffs. For the first time since 2009, Case Western Reserve University made the cut. After defeating Carnegie Mellon University in the team’s final game of the regular season to finish 10-0, the Spartans...

Football wins overtime thriller over archrival

Football wins overtime thriller over archrival

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The game appeared to be over. Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) lined up in victory formation with a four point lead, ready to take a knee and run out the rest of the clock. On the opposing sideline, some Case Western Reserve University players started crying, knowing their rival quelled another perfect...

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