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Defense based lead gives way to shootout

Defense based lead gives way to shootout

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor
October 31, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

The Spartans watched their narrow 9-6 lead at halftime vanish as they fell to nationally ranked Washington & Jefferson College by a final score of 34-24. The Spartans drop to 3-4 on the season against the first place Presidents who remained unbeaten at 7-0 and 4-0 PAC. The first half was drastically...

Spartans fall on the road to Waynesburg

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor
October 17, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University football squad fell in its matchup against Waynesburg University. The match-up last weekend was the latest challenge of competing in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference and the Spartans fell short, dropping the game by a score of 35-15 and drop to 2-3 on the...

Spartans slip in October cold

Spartans slip in October cold

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor
October 9, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The Spartans fell to Bethany College under the lights at DiSanto Field last Saturday. Case Western dropped the match-up with the Bison by a score of 25-14, a disappointing loss after marching downfield to put seven on the board on the first possession of the game. We at The Observer predicted a...

Spartans battle back

Spartans battle back

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor
October 3, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

The return to their home turf was a challenge for the Spartans as the Case Western football team beat the Thiel Tomcats at DiSanto Field Saturday afternoon. The Spartans captured that elusive 200th win in program history by a score of 23-16. We at The Observer expected a 28-21 final and though...

Disappointed

Disappointed

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor
September 26, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

The Spartans football team stands at 1-1 after the disappointing loss to PAC rival St. Vincent College. The Observer sports team stands at 0-2 in picking the scores. The Spartans defense struggled to hold onto the 10-point lead that Case held midway through the third quarter over the Bearcats. The...

Spartans take aim at 2-0 start

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor
September 19, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

The Spartans will march into Latrobe, Pa. tomorrow afternoon looking for their second straight win. The Spartans will be facing off against Saint Vincent College on Saturday for their second game of the season. Following the bye week, Case Western is ready to get back on the field and we at The Observer...

Not your same old Browns

Joey Arko, Contributing Reporter
September 19, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

Trailing 24-23 with 2:46 left on the clock, Brian Hoyer and the Cleveland Browns offense took the field. After squandering a lead that saw the Browns dominate defensively in the early stages of the game, the team now had to rely on the offense to create some magic and avoid losing a 10th straight home...

Carnegie Mellon no match for mighty Spartans

Carnegie Mellon no match for mighty Spartans

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor
September 12, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

After expecting a close game, the Spartans were simply far superior to archrival Carnegie Mellon University last Saturday. The kickoff for the 2014 football season had a lot of promise to be an excellent game, but the Tartans seem to have lost their game plan somewhere on the drive from Pittsburgh...

Spartans to face off against Carnegie Mellon in football opener

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor
September 5, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports

The Spartans will kick off the football season tomorrow night at home against archrival Carnegie Mellon University for the 28th Annual Academic Bowl. We at The Observer are really excited for the game as not only the contest mark the start of football season, but the Tartans are our obvious archrivals....

The Observer’s Super Bowl viewing guide

January 31, 2014
Filed under Football, Sports, Super Bowl

Eat a slice of pizza for every: -Reference to Richard Sherman’s interview -Shot of someone unnecessarily wearing sunglasses -Reference to the game or player in question being “legendary” -A coach feigns disbelief regarding a foul call Chug your beverage every time: -You are reduced to tears by a commerc...

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