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Case finishes third, NYU crowned champion

Case finishes third, NYU crowned champion

Ben Yavitt, Assistant Sports Editor

February 17, 2012


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Spartan grappler Cale Harter earns All-UAA honors at 285 lbs It may have been cold and windy out last Saturday, but the heat was on in Horsburgh Gymnasium, where Case Western Reserve University hosted the 2012 UAA Wrestling Championships. The event welcomed the New York University Violet and the U...

UAA Swimming and Diving Championships come to Cleveland

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

February 17, 2012


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Women's Swimming

Emory University continues to be the cream of the crop of the UAA: the women come off their second straight national championship and the men are fixed firmly in third in the College Swimming Coaches Association of America top 25, behind perennial top two Kenyon University and Denison University. However,...

Case hosts Chicago, CMU as the UAA Championship comes to Cleveland

Case hosts Chicago, CMU as the UAA Championship comes to Cleveland

Ben Yavitt, Assistant Sports Editor

February 10, 2012


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

The February frenzy of Spartan athletics continues this month as Case Western Reserve University hosts the UAA Wrestling Championships on Saturday, Feb 11. The Spartans will host the Violets of New York University and the Maroons of the University of Chicago in Horsburgh Gymnasium to decide the conference...

Running down the Indians before Spring Training

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2012


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

The Observer looks at the top 30 of Cleveland’s hometown team:   With pitchers and catchers set to report to Spring Training camp on Feb. 20 for the Cleveland Indians, it’s time to take a look at the players going the 2012 season. This is part one of two that will look at the top 30 players...

Women sweep New York University, Brandeis on Throwback Weekend

Women sweep New York University, Brandeis on Throwback Weekend

Heath Hudgins, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Back-to-back series sweeps give Spartans four-game win streak Dressed in bright yellow Mather College throwback jerseys, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team put on a strong performance against New York University on Sunday, Feb. 5 for their fourth win in a row. This, and a ...

Men top Brandeis, fall to No. 16 NYU on Throwback Weekend

Men top Brandeis, fall to No. 16 NYU on Throwback Weekend

Lauren Elkin, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Despite an impressive victory against the Brandeis University Judges on Friday, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team struggled on Sunday to a 98-85 loss against the UAA’s first place New York University. The loss dropped the Spartans’ overall record to 9-11 and 1-8 in UAA. Th...

Spartan Spotlight: Chelsea Peck

Spartan Spotlight: Chelsea Peck

February 10, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Spartan Spotlight, Sports, Women's Basketball

Chelsea Peck is a senior on the women’s basketball team. Peck is from Pittsburgh, Pa. and is double majoring in chemistry and business management.   Ben Yavitt: Chelsea, welcome. You know the drill. How long have you been playing basketball? Chelsea Peck: …Eleven years? Those years ar...

Spartans claim Obelisk with strong performance against Carnegie Mellon

Spartans claim Obelisk with strong performance against Carnegie Mellon

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

February 10, 2012


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Women run rampant while men can’t hold on Last weekend, the Case Western Reserve University track and field teams reclaimed the Obelisk trophy in the annual Battle for the Obelisk with Carnegie Mellon University. After a gut-wrenching one-point defeat to the Tartans last year, the Spartan women ma...

Spartans to don yellow in a replay against Brandeis

Spartans to don yellow in a replay against Brandeis

Heath Hudgins, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Throwback Weekend features rematch of last week’s wins Heading into their matchup with the Brandeis University Judges last week on Jan. 27, the Case Western Reserve University’s women’s basketball team was in the midst of a brutal road trip. A week after losing to the UAA’s first- and third-p...

Men look to bounce back in rematch of overtime loss at Brandeis

Men look to bounce back in rematch of overtime loss at Brandeis

Lauren Elkin, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Winless Spartans look to grab first win at home after last week’s 78-74 OT defeat to Judges Last week, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team lost a nail-biter at Brandeis University. After 40 brutal minutes, the Spartans (8-10, 0-7) went into overtime but came up short in the e...

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