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Clash of the dynasties

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports, Super Bowl

It’s hard to believe, but the Super Bowl is in just over a week, and after a turbulent season filled with surprises, the participants in the big game have been determined. Neither team is surprised to have made it this far; both came in with high expectations and have managed to attain them. However,...

“The Duke”

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

In the wake of the newest football scandal (centered around who else but the New England Patriots), where it has been reported that 11 of the 12 footballs allotted to the Pats in AFC title game were under-inflated, there has been a heightened focus on the actual ball used in the sport. As it turns...

Ohio against the world

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

As the final seconds ticked away, the scoreboard read 42-20. Based on the expert predictions and odds in Las Vegas, one would assume Oregon’s high octane offense had once again led them to a decisive victory. However, it was Ohio State’s unofficial anthem “Hang On Sloopy” that accompanied...

The top 10 moments in CWRU 2014 fall sports

The top 10 moments  in CWRU 2014 fall sports

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

November 20, 2014


Filed under Football, Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

Here are all of the top moments from CWRU's sports last fall.

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High Stakes

High Stakes

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

November 13, 2014


Filed under Football, Top Stories

Spartan football will kick off again in the fall. Here's how their last season ended.

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Spartans struggle away from Cleveland

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

November 7, 2014


Filed under Football, Sports

The Case Western Spartans have fallen on the road again, this time against UAA rival Washington University in St. Louis. The Spartans fall to 3-5 on the season following their 28-17 loss to the host Bears. The final score was however also extremely close to the 24-17 scoreline that we at the Observer...

Defense based lead gives way to shootout

Defense based lead gives way to shootout

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

October 30, 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 16, 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 2, 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...

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