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Team steers closer to boathouse

Kate Clancy, Contributing Reporter
September 10
Filed under Crew, Sports

Paul Bucheit, Case Western Reserve University alumni rower, has teamed up with the Spartan Alumni Rowing Association to present a $100,000 donation to the Cleveland Rowing Foundation in CWRU’s name. The donation supports the Rivergate Project and will go towards building a permanent boathouse in Cleveland. The...

Volleyball starts hot, cools down

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
September 10
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Case Western Reserve University volleyball traveled to the California last weekend and took the West Coast by storm. The Spartans swept the opening games on Friday, dropping Chapman University 3-1 and beat hosts Pomona Pitzer College 3-2. Saturday found the Spartans playing the #1 and #2 seeds in...

When it rains, it pours

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
September 3
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

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...

Gameday Preview: CWRU vs. JCU

Gameday Preview: CWRU vs. JCU

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
September 3
Filed under Football, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University Spartans take the field for the first time tomorrow night, hosting local-rival John Carroll University. The Spartans come into one of their toughest regular season games in recent memory coasting on a 31-game regular season winning streak. The nationally ranked squad...

Lady Spartans to face tough competition in Labor Day Tournament

Lady Spartans to face tough competition in Labor Day Tournament

Sonya Narla, Assistant Sports Editor
September 3
Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

This upcoming weekend the Case Western Reserve University’s women’s soccer team faces two new opponents – Denison University and Kenyon College – in Denison’s Labor Day Tournament. Though neither Denison nor Kenyon is in the UAA conference, they are by no means easy adversaries. Located...

Spartans soundly defeat Hiram Terriers

Spartans soundly defeat Hiram Terriers

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
September 3
Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team started off their season with a pronounced thumping of Hiram College. Highlighted by goals from Jordan Fox and Vinny Bell, the Spartans opened their season at home with a 2-0 victory. CWRU dominated the game for extended periods of play, opening...

NFL Preview: Division breakdowns

Shinichi Inoue, Contributing Reporter
September 3
Filed under Football, Sports

NFC East: Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Washington Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles Cowboys’ quarterback Tony Romo has reestablished himself as the team leader and by re-signing wide receiver Miles Austin, Dallas looks to dominate the NFC East again with its talented run-offense combo of Miles and...

Women’s Soccer looks to build on surprising season

Women’s Soccer looks to build on surprising season

Sonya Narla, Assistant Sports Editor
August 27
Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – Case’s Women’s Soccer team is on the way up. The Spartans ended the 2009 season with a long list of accomplishments – regional ranking, finishing above .500 for the first time since 2003, securing the most UAA wins for Case Western Reserve University...

Spartan women have their eye on return trip to Nationals

Spartan women have their eye on return trip to Nationals

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
August 27
Filed under Sports

A third place finish in the USTFCCCA Great Lakes Region Championship and a 15th-place finish at the NCAA Division III Championship has the Spartan women foaming at the mouth to prove they’re ready to do it all again. Led by a trio of talented captains in seniors Justine Jeroski, Andrea Fischione...

Spartan Spotlight: Cindy Spahn

Spartan Spotlight: Cindy Spahn

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
August 27
Filed under Spartan Spotlight, Sports

Cindy Spahn is a senior captain on the women’s cross country team, as well as a member of the track and field team. Spahn calls Fairfax, VA home but she moved to St. Louis, MO during high school. Spahn is a Chemical Engineering Major. Peter Cooke: So when did you first start running? Cindy Spahn:...

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