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Volleyball season ends with fifth place conference finish

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team capped their season with a fifth place finish on Nov. 3 and 4 at the University Athletic Association (UAA) tournament. They lost their opening game to Emory University but won their next two against Brandeis University and University of Rochester. CWRU...

Swimming and diving pick up two wins

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

The swimming and diving teams took part in two competitive dual meets this past weekend with both the men’s and women’s teams picking up wins against the College of Wooster on Friday, Nov. 3 and Oberlin College on Saturday, Nov. 4. Against the College of Wooster, the men’s team was able to cruise...

Swimmer Sean Twomey not typical first-year athlete

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

Swimmer Sean Twomey is not your typical first-year athlete. In many athletes’ first years, they try to learn the ropes of college life while gaining a grasp of what college athletics are like. This is not the case for Twomey. In just his second ever college swim meet, Twomey put his aquatic talent...

Spartans dominate last half of final match

Spartans dominate last half of final match

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The Spartans ended on a high note against the Tartans, giving a bitter season a sweet finale. Case Western Reserve University hosted their biggest rival, the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Tartans, on Senior Night, Nov. 4, on DiSanto Field this past weekend. As the teams gathered, all the players...

Intramural 3-on-3 basketball brings out best hoopers

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Saturday, Nov. 4 around 11 a.m., the cracks of breaking ankles and the sound of swishes filled the Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center. Legends matched up against each other in a battle to cement their legacies. Upcoming stars that revolutionized the game faced off against old time wear...

Intramural soccer: laughs, T-shirts and mud

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

Van Horn Field started the night of Nov. 2 as somewhat green with a whole lot of mud. By the end of the night that green had disappeared. The intramural soccer finals were a competitive affair that had less-than-ideal conditions. The air had a nice, cool crisp to it; on the contrary, the field had...

Football brings down the Titans

Football brings down the Titans

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

It’s deja vu all over again. After defeating Westminster College in its penultimate game of the season, the nationally ranked Case Western Reserve University is 9-0 and one win away from finishing a perfect season. The only team standing in the way is archrival Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). In...

Spartans’ weapons will destroy Tartan hopes

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Editor’s Note: Reporters from the student newspapers of Case Western Reserve University (The Observer) and Carnegie Mellon University (The Tartan) previewed the 32nd annual Academic Bowl, the rivalry game between the two schools’ football teams. Both previews are printed in both newspapers and onl...

Alternate perspective: It’s not just another game for CMU

Kate Liston, Contributing Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Editor’s Note: Reporters from the student newspapers of Case Western Reserve University (The Observer) and Carnegie Mellon University (The Tartan) previewed the 32nd annual Academic Bowl, the rivalry game between the two schools’ football teams. Both previews are printed in both newspapers and onl...

Browns will probably not win a game this season

Jacob Rayyan, Columnist

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Cleveland Browns have once again began the season 0-8, doing so for the second consecutive year. While the team had only finished 3-13 and 1-15 in the past two years, there was real hope that the organization was about to turn a corner this season. They retained Head Coach Hue Jackson from last season,...

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