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Spartans win shootout against Oberlin

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter
October 15, 2010
Filed under Football, Sports

On Saturday, Oct. 10, Case Western Reserve University and the Oberlin College Yeomen threw down a shootout with Spartans returning home with a victory. Led their senior wide receiver Zach Homyk, the Spartans escaped a close, yet high scoring battle against Oberlin with the final score of 48-36. Homyk...

Spartans drop tough loss to NYU

Spartans drop tough loss to NYU

Kate Clancy, Staff Reporter
October 15, 2010
Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Case Western Reserve Universitymen’s soccer team suffered both a mentally and physically tough loss against New York University last Saturday, Oct. 10, 2-0. Although the Spartans had home field advantage, they could not connect with the back of the net against the Violets. The loss drops the Spartans...

Club team suffers another tough loss

Lisa Viers, Contributing Reporter
October 15, 2010
Filed under Hockey, Sports

With last week’s loss to CMU behind them, the CWRU Ice Hockey Club was ready to come out with a win against the Community College of Allegheny County last Friday, Oct 8. For the first two periods, victory was in sight for the Spartans. However, as the third period progressed, things started to fall...

At A Glance…

McKelvey Packard, Contributing Reporter
October 8, 2010
Filed under Football, Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

Spartan LB Jacob Adams named UAA Defensive Player of the Week Spartan junior linebacker Jacob Adams was named UAA’s Defensive Player of the Week, the first of his career. He received this honor for his efforts in the Spartan’s 24-23 overtime win against Allegheny College during Homecoming weekend. In his efforts, Adams tallied a team-high 12 ...

Women’s soccer breaks streak, falls hard in Boston

Women’s soccer breaks streak, falls hard in Boston

Sonya Narla, Assistant Sports Editor
October 8, 2010
Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

Despite a promising start to the 2010 season – and a previous victory over Brandeis last year – the Spartans fell well short this past weekend at Brandeis University. The kick off to their University Athletic Association conference schedule was disappointing with an unsettling final score, 5-1. Last...

Spartan men’s soccer dominates fourth straight game

Spartan men’s soccer dominates fourth straight game

Kate Clancy, Staff Reporter
October 8, 2010
Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University Spartans kicked off their University Athletic Association conference play against Brandeis University this past weekend. After coming off of an exhausting tie against nationally ranked No. 12 Ohio Wesleyan University, the Spartans traveled again to Brandeis and defeated...

PAT Block Secures Gutwrenching Win at Homecoming

PAT Block Secures Gutwrenching Win at Homecoming

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter
October 8, 2010
Filed under Football, Sports

With the temperature hovering around 57 degrees and rain pouring down from the sky, Junior linebacker Jacob Adams helped heat up the game when he blocked the potential game-tying extra point in overtime. The Spartans walked away with a thrilling 24-23 victory at home over Allegheny College on Homecoming...

Volleyball returns from Atlanta humbled, hungry

Volleyball returns from Atlanta humbled, hungry

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
October 8, 2010
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Case Western Reserve University’s volleyball team returned from the first UAA Round Robin hungry and humbled. The squad went 1-2 over the weekend in Atlanta, GA; pushing their record to 14-5 overall and snapping their 11-match winning streak. The Spartans were able to notch a sloppy victory over UAA...

There’s always next year

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter
October 8, 2010
Filed under Baseball, Sports

On Wednesday, the 2010 MLB playoff began with the Texas Rangers taking on the Tampa Bay Rays. Also there’s a team from Ohio would be a participant in this year’s Fall Classic, but count the Cleveland Indians out of this one. With the American League Central once again crowning the Minnesota Twins,...

Spartan club hockey gets thumped by Tartans

Lisa Viers, Contributing Reporter
October 8, 2010
Filed under Hockey, Sports

Around 200 people, mostly CWRU students, came to the Cleveland Heights Recreation Center the night of Oct. 1 to cheer on their hockey team. Some fans held signs with player’s numbers on them, and others chanted to support their Spartans—“Goalie Joe!” “Mike Jones!” “Canada!” (The latter...

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