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

Shinichi Inoue, Assistant Sports Editor

April 26, 2012


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

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...

Women’s tennis swept by nationally ranked Washington, Chicago

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

April 19, 2012


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

It took a pair of nationally ranked programs this weekend in Chicago to stop the Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team’s 10-match win streak. The Spartans traveled west to take on conference rivals No. 11 Washington University and No. 6 University of Chicago. The matches mark the start...

The future will be here soon…we hope

The future will be here soon…we hope

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

April 19, 2012


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

Everything hasn’t gone according to plan this year for the Cleveland Cavaliers and rookie phenom Kyrie Irving. The Cavs are rocking a disappointing record of 20-40 and it was even harder to look away on Tuesday night’s game against the 23-38 Detroit Pistons. Despite the mediocre competition, the...

Senior catcher Peter Zak named UAA Hitter of the Week

compiled from staff reports

April 19, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Case Western Reserve University senior catcher Peter Zak has been selected as the University Athletic Association Hitter of the Week for the first time in his career, announced the league office on Tuesday. During a 2-2 week for the Spartans (21-12-1 overall), Zak batted .600 (6-for-10) with a home...

Women fourth, men eleventh at All-Ohio

Women fourth, men eleventh at All-Ohio

Heath Hudgins, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2012


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

A week after traveling to Delaware, Ohio for the Marv Frye Invitational at Ohio Wesleyan University, the Case Western Reserve University track and field teams found themselves headed southwest again, this time to the 2012 Division III All-Ohio Championship, a meet featuring over 20 schools from across...

Spartans take Bethany to soggy split at Nobby’s

Spartans take Bethany to soggy split at Nobby’s

Ben Yavitt, Assistant Sports Editor

April 19, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Sluggers improve to 21-12-1 after 7-4 win, 6-2 loss   While the Cleveland weather continued to waffle between being sunny and rainy, the Case Western Reserve University Spartans kept one thing certain as they continued their excellent season. The Spartans battled through pockets of rainy weather...

Softball splits on Senior Day against Bulldogs, 7-5, 2-11

Softball splits on Senior Day against Bulldogs, 7-5, 2-11

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

April 19, 2012


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University softball team split a doubleheader with Adrian College this past weekend as the squad celebrated the careers of its three senior student-athletes. The Spartans took the Bulldogs down late in the first game with a five-run sixth inning, 7-5, but the visitors’ batting...

Men split against UAA rivals Chicago and Washington

Men split against UAA rivals Chicago and Washington

Ben Yavitt, Assistant Sports Editor

April 19, 2012


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team put their national ranking to the test last weekend, when they traveled to Chicago to take on a pair of UAA rivals. The Spartans faced the No. 30 ranked Maroons of the University of Chicago and the No. 17 ranked Bears of Washington University leading...

Far from home, Lim sisters connect on the court

Far from home, Lim sisters connect on the court

Ben Yavitt, Assistant Sports Editor

April 12, 2012


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

If you take a walk up to the Carlton courts on a nice sunny day, you will probably see the Case Western Reserve University tennis team in full action. It is easy to get confused with all the tennis balls flying back and forth. On the far court, it may even appear that two identical people are hitting...

Hits don’t come; softball swept at Mount Union

Hits don’t come; softball swept at Mount Union

compiled from staff reports

April 12, 2012


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University softball team dropped both ends of a Monday afternoon doubleheader versus the University of Mount Union at 23rd Street Field. The Spartans were blanked in game one, 7-0, then outslugged in the nightcap, 11-5. The Spartans drop to 20-13 for the season and return ho...

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