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Seventh heaven

Noah Crowley, Staff reporter
April 14, 2017
Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

The No. 12 Spartans men’s tennis team continued their winning streak this weekend with three straight victories in two days. None of the games were against other nationally ranked opponents, but they were strong outings nonetheless. Case Western Reserve University hosted two of the three games, helping...

Baseball is back

Shounak Bose, Web Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

With a 92 mph four-seam fastball from Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer on Sunday, April 2, the 2017 MLB season officially began. Last year was a season to remember for baseball fans across the country. In a nail-biting seven game series that ended in extra innings, the Chicago Cubs defeated the...

Another great day for Spartans’ track and field

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Track and Field

The Spartans dominated the 17-team Centre Invitational in Danville, Kentucky on Saturday, April 1. The Spartan men took first place overall and ended the day with 10 top-three finishes during the meet, and the Spartan women took fourth place overall and secured six top-three finishes during the meet. Th...

Bring out the brooms

Bring out the brooms

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team swept their home weekend series against Brandeis University, winning all four contests and pushing their winning streak to a season high six games. The Spartans have won 10 out of their last 12 games, improving their record to 12-11. The team also holds a...

Women’s tennis continues to win

Women’s tennis continues to win

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

On a weekend dedicated to the team’s fourth-year players, the No. 19 Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team was able to extend their winning streak to eight games.  Before the first match of the weekend against Oberlin College, the team recognized its two fourth-year members, Jennif...

Spartans complete back-to-back blowouts

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

The No. 12 Spartans continued their winning ways this weekend, defeating the unranked State University of New York at Oneonta in both of their matches. Both wins were dominating, with Case Western Reserve University only losing one match out of 18. In the first of the two match-ups, the Spartans came out strong....

Pushing stones and playing video games

Pushing stones and playing video games

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

You are gliding across the ice, crouched down on one knee and holding a circular stone. You need to time your release at the right moment so your stone can knock your opponent’s outside of the scoring circle while also staying on the circle itself. Your teammates will brush the ice upon the stone’...

The Observer predicts Greek Week main events for fun

The Observer predicts Greek Week main events for fun

Taylor Moran, Executive Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

Rope pull and pyramid are the two most-hyped events of Greek Week. Both sororities and fraternities spend countless hours crawling through the mud and holding positions in trenches preparing for the events. With the competition as intense as ever before, The Observer decided to try and predict the results....

Adventures in northeastern traveling

Adventures in northeastern traveling

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

With spring break in the rearview mirror and one week already gone in April, snow is the furthest thing from anyone’s mind right now. However, the Case Western Reserve University softball team learned the hard way that you can’t forget the fluffy white stuff. Three of their scheduled games at Bra...

Walk it off, walk it off

Walk it off, walk it off

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

Starting an article with the opening line from “A Tale of Two Cities” is a cliché. However, it was assuredly “best of times and the worst of times” for the Case Western Reserve University softball team this past weekend. The team split a four game home series against then-No. 23 Emory Unive...

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