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Spartan football on the brink

Spartan football on the brink

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

November 6, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The Spartans are facing the apex of their season tomorrow. The time has come for the team to prove what they are made of and show that they belong amongst the football elite. The Spartans rose to be ranked number 18 in the national poll this week and despite the ranking the team will step onto the field...

Spartan football battles tough competition in the Cleveland rain on way to national ranking

Spartan football battles tough competition in the Cleveland rain on way to national ranking

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

October 30, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University football team rose to the challenge this week to keep their six game win streak alive and to remain tied atop the President’s Athletic Association (PAC). The Spartans proved that they belong amongst the best this weekend, as they hosted the number 15, nationally...

Winning Ways: Football looks for 6th straight victory at home this weekend

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

October 22, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

It's about time we all just said it, the Case Western Reserve University football team is good, very good. The Spartans have now won their last five games and sit tied atop the President’s Athletic Conference (PAC) for the first time since rejoining the conference last season. The Spartans’ fifth...

Spartan football hot streak continues heading into Homecoming

Spartan football hot streak continues heading into Homecoming

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

October 8, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

The Spartans don’t seem to know the meaning of the word moderation. The Case Western Reserve University football squad has pounced on their competition since their one point loss to University Athletic Association rival the University of Chicago to start the season, to outscore their opponents...

Spartans look to win third straight following 41-6 win

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

October 1, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

To say that the Spartans have turned things around since last season would be an understatement. The Case Western Reserve University football squad exploded this past weekend for 34 unanswered points after trading blows with Thiel College in the first quarter to coast to a second straight blowout win. ...

Spartans football looks to follow up dominate performance with second straight win

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

September 24, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

Last weekend the Spartans proved that this year they are a force to be reckoned with as they exploded with 49 points in a 49-14 victory over the visiting Bearcats. The Case Western Reserve University football team dazzled the home crowd of an estimated 2,350 at DiSanto Field as they kicked off the...

Spartans crush St. Vincent Bearcats in football home opener

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

September 19, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

One word describes the Spartan home opener perfectly. Blowout. The Case Western Reserve University football team put up 49 unanswered points prior to the Bearcats finally getting on the board for two touchdowns, leading to the 49-14 final score. The Bearcats, who have played extremely tight football...

Spartans head into football home opener poised to shake off narrow loss

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

September 17, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

Spartan Football has been on hold with their bye week last week and the extra week has given them the time to regroup from their heartbreaking loss to the University of Chicago two weeks ago. This week the Case Western Reserve University Football squad will host President’s Athletic Conference ...

Football team falls just short in opener

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

Football is a game of inches. The Case Western Reserve University football team learned that the hard way after losing at the University of Chicago last Saturday by a score of 31-30. A fourth quarter missed extra point was the difference in the high-scoring affair, the Spartans’ third-highest scoring...

A stark look at the upcoming NFL season

Taylor Moran, Director of Business Operations

September 11, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

With the new NFL season kicking off this weekend, there are always interesting storylines across the league to pay attention to over the next 17 weeks. I’ve been a huge fan of football since 2008, the year before my team won the Super Bowl. What started off as a casual hobby slowly devolved into...

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