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All-Ohio Championships preview conference meet

Noah Crowley, Staff reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The All-Ohio Championships on Saturday, April 15 showcased a strong Spartan team just before the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships. Earlier in the week, third-year student Sam Merriman broke the school record in the 5,000-meter run at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Invi...

Nine in a row

Nine in a row

Noah Crowley, Staff reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Men's Tennis

The brooms came out strong as the Spartans swept two opponents in one day this past weekend. Case Western Reserve University took on the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and Ohio Wesleyan University at home this past Saturday and dominated in every single match, including four matches that all...

The Observer takes on walk-up songs

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

With all the talk of playlists around the office, The Observer staff wanted to get in on the fun so we chose our own walk-up songs. Both this list and the softball one will be available online. Enjoy.   Madison Avolio, News Designer B.o.B, “Violence” I didn't choose it because the title related ...

Women’s tennis can’t keep pace with Carnegie Mellon

Women’s tennis can’t keep pace with Carnegie Mellon

Ben Resnick, Staff reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The women’s tennis team traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this past Saturday to take on the 11th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University Tartans (CMU). Case Western Reserve University’s women's tennis team came out swinging and gave the Tartans all they could handle as they pushed several matches to ...

Jam out with CWRU softball

Jam out with CWRU softball

Jasmine Heusey, Contributing reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

Softball is a game full of decisions. What pitch should I throw? Should we send the runner home? How should we defend a double steal? Those are just a few examples of the split-second decisions players and coaches are making every game. One of the most important decisions, however, comes before the game ...

Baseball splits series with WashU

Baseball splits series with WashU

Jacob Rayyan, Staff reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team split their four-game weekend series against No.16 Washington University in St. Louis (WashU). This was the last week of conference play for the Spartans as they finished play in the University Athletic Association with a record of 11-5 and sit in sec...

Baseball takes three of four from NYU

Baseball takes three of four from NYU

Jacob Rayyan, Staff reporter
April 14, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team played an impressive four game series this past weekend against New York University (NYU), going 3-1 against their conference rival. The Spartans advanced to 15-12 overall including an impressive 9-3 overall in the University Athletic Association. In Fr...

Flipping the switch

Jacob Rayyan, Staff reporter
April 14, 2017
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers officially begin their title defense on Saturday, April 15 when they will take on the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the playoffs. The team has been preparing for the postseason as the “Big Three” of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love have been given more days ...

Women’s tennis aces competition

Ben Resnick, Staff reporter
April 14, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Top Stories, Women's Tennis

The women’s tennis team went 2-1 at the Midwest Invitational in competition against three nationally ranked teams. No. 19 Case Western Reserve University fell to No. 8 University of Chicago while beating No. 30 Denison University and No. 31 DePauw University to round out the tournament. All-in-a...

Track and field shines at two invitationals

Noah Crowley, Staff reporter
April 14, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Spartans took part in two meets in one day this past weekend, and managed to perform well in both. Case Western Reserve University’s men’s team took second and fourth place overall in the two meets, and the women’s team took third and fourth. The first meet, the Marv Frye Invitational, ...

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