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First-year tennis player thanks the team for making her transition to college easier

First-year tennis player thanks the team for making her transition to college easier

Medha Nayak, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

Cristina Hoog, who goes by Nina, is a first-year tennis player on the Case Western Reserve University tennis team. Academically, Hoog plans to major in biomedical engineering. While she says that playing on the tennis team is challenging in terms of time management, she also believes that it has been...

Men’s basketball teams falls in consecutive UAA matchups

Men’s basketball teams falls in consecutive UAA matchups

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

This past Friday and Sunday, Case Western Reserve University hosted Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) and University of Chicago (UChicago), respectively, in Horsburgh Gymnasium for the start of the Spartans men’s basketball team’s UAA play.  Unfortunately, the Spartans lost to both opp...

NFL playoff championship weekend roundup

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

With a ticket to the Super Bowl on the line, each of the top two teams in the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC) battled it out against each other in two exciting games. The first game of the day had the Tennessee Titans playing on the road against the Kansas ...

Women’s basketball extends winning streak with two strong wins

Women’s basketball extends winning streak with two strong wins

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

Although the snow hit late this winter season, the Spartans remain unfazed and ablaze on their six game winning streak, running through their UAA competition. With home court advantage on their side, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team took down Washington University at St. Lo...

Women’s basketball on a four-game winning streak as conference play heats up

Women’s basketball on a four-game winning streak as conference play heats up

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

Over winter break, the Case Western Reserve University split games in the M-Club Tournament, which was highlighted by a 70-46 win against Juniata College. After dropping a game to John Carroll University, the Spartans have since gone on a four-game win-streak, which has included a triple-overtime vict...

Spartan wrestling rallies to beat Thiel

Spartan wrestling rallies to beat Thiel

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

Last Wednesday, Jan. 8, the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team snapped their 5-meet losing streak in a thrilling 27-24 home win against the Thiel College Tomcats.  The Spartans opened their season on Nov. 1 to two disappointing losses in the Cleveland Clash against Cleveland State Un...

Women’s soccer performed well under new guidance and earned bid to NCAA playoffs

Women’s soccer performed well under new guidance and earned bid to NCAA playoffs

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

Case Western Reserve University’s women’s soccer ended their strong 2019-2020 season in December after reaching the NCAA Division III Championship tournament under the guidance of new coach Jen Simonetti. The Spartans earned a bid to travel to Wheaton, Illinois to face off against The College o...

After a strong holiday season showing, men’s basketball enters conference play

After a strong holiday season showing, men’s basketball enters conference play

Nathan Lesch, Director of Print

January 17, 2020

While most students were finishing their exams or heading home, during winter break, members of the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team were hustling for loose balls, setting screens and driving to the basket. The team secured three wins and one loss since the end of finals in mid-...

NFL playoffs divisional weekend roundup

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

In an entertaining weekend of divisional round playoff football, four teams were eliminated, leaving four remaining teams vying for a spot in the Super Bowl. In the American Football Conference (AFC), the first game saw the top-seeded Ravens and the bottom-seeded Titans battling it out. In a stunning ...

Bhangra conquering one dance move at a time

Bhangra conquering one dance move at a time

Jacqueline Moreno, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2019

The month of November was a great month for the Spartan Bhangra Team. The first competition of school year, Queen City Bhangra, was held in Cincinnati, Ohio in early November. The Spartan Bhangra Team was the only collegiate team at the competition and went against other individual teams from across th...

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