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Third-year rower finds support in teammates

Third-year rower finds support in teammates

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Intramural & Club, Sports, Top Stories

Madison Piccirillo is a third-year chemistry and finance student who has dedicated much of her time at CWRU to the CWRU rowing team. When she’s not in the water, she enjoys spending time with her Delta Gamma sisters and sleeping. What is your favorite part of being on the crew team? Why? The peop...

The Observer takes a look at the top six summer sporting events to look forward to

Shinichi Inoue, Assistant Sports Editor

April 27, 2012


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Intramural & Club, Sports

6) MLB All-Star Game The 83rd Midsummer Classic will return to Kansas City on July 10, 2012. This will mark the second time Kauffman Stadium will be the host for one of baseball’s biggest stages. The last time the event was held here was 1973, the stadium’s first year of existence. Led by MVP...

2011 Pick’em Champ runs away with it

2011 Pick’em Champ runs away with it

compiled from staff reports

February 3, 2012


Filed under Intramural & Club, Sports

It was clear skies ahead for the majority of the season for The Observer’s 2011 NFL Pick’em Champion. The Observer’s own Shinichi Inoue took home the 2011 crown after maintaining a share of first place for nine straight weeks. Week nine saw Inoue in third place, three games behind Erica Iafelice, t...

A happy day for one Giants fan

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2010


Filed under Intramural & Club, Sports

In 1956, the then New York Giants moved to San Francisco, four trips to the World Series later, the Giants finally brought home the franchise’s first World Series trophy since moving out West. On Monday, Nov. 1, closer Brian Wilson of the Giants stood on the mound in Arlington Stadium. The count was...

At a glance…

October 1, 2010


Filed under Intramural & Club, Sports

Cross Country Rundown:   The Case Western Reserve University cross country teams performed exceptionally well at the Carnegie Mellon University Mideast Pre-Regional meet on Saturday, Sept. 25. The Spartan squads are both ranked No. 30 by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coac...

When it rains, it pours

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

September 3, 2010


Filed under Intramural & Club, Sports

I’m not going to lie when I say I wasn’t came to Case for Cleveland’s professional sports “heritage.” I’m from Maryland where our history of winning has been on the decline since my birth, slowly nearing Cleveland’s level of losing. I’m from smack dab in the center of Maryland and my...

A conversation with Otto Penicka, voice of Spartan athletics

A conversation with Otto Penicka, voice of Spartan athletics

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

August 27, 2010


Filed under Intramural & Club, Sports

Looking forward to the Spartan’s quest for a fourth straight UAA title, The Observer sat down with the voice of Spartan athletics, Otto Penicka. Otto, who can be found roaming the halls of the Veale Center and overseeing the issue room, is the current announcer for Spartan football, track and field,...

Another year, another slap in the face

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

August 27, 2010


Filed under Intramural & Club, Sports

It’s that time a year again as everyone starts gearing up for fantasy football. What was once a niche sport for the diehards in the 1990’s has since become a right of passage for teenage sports fans. With the apparent golden age upon us, fantasy sports popularity doesn’t seem to be nearing a stop,...

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