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Women’s soccer reverses their fortunes

Women’s soccer reverses their fortunes

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

Once the women’s soccer team allowed three goals in the second half against the University of Rochester, they vowed to never let an opposing team score so quickly, so fast. Head Coach Tiffany Crooks described her team as being very resilient and that quality was displayed at home against Emory Un...

Volleyball’s emotional win

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The trek over to the Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center on Oct. 28 was chilly to say the least. But it was more than worth it to hear Head Coach Karen Farrell’s ode to fourth-year middle hitter Emma Briggs in her final home match. The emotional poem praised Briggs for her dedication...

At Taekwondo Club, martial arts are more than just exercise

At Taekwondo Club, martial arts are more than just exercise

Paul Jensen, Contributing Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Barefoot students and faculty meet twice a week in the Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center to practice the Korean martial art of Taekwondo. Organizing the meetings is the Case Western Reserve University Taekwondo Club, a fun, friendly group where students and faculty of any skill or exp...

Swim teams fall to rival CMU

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

On Saturday, Oct. 28, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams faced their biggest test of the young season traveling to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to go up against fellow University Athletic Association (UAA) rival Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Despite a strong fight, the CMU Tartans c...

Losing streak gets snapped

Losing streak gets snapped

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

Just as Halloween marks the end of October, and just as the season is coming to its end, the Case Western Reserve University Spartans snapped their four game losing streak this past week at home against Emory University. In the past week, Case Western Reserve University hosted two teams on DiSanto...

Football team tames Bears

Football team tames Bears

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Adrian Cannon knew the pass was coming. The fourth-year cornerback read the play from the beginning, fought through a block, stepped in front of the intended receiver, jumped up and stuck out his arms. The ball went right to the number seven on his jersey and Cannon intercepted the pass on the firs...

Ice Hockey Club looks to right the ship

Niko Kamlet, Contibuting Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

Losing two games by a combined fifteen points typically invokes a total dismantling of the losing team. However, in the view of the Case Western Reserve University Ice Hockey Club they represent nothing but improvement. The club dropped their first and second games of the season to Penn State Altoon...

Cross country faces challenge at conference meet

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Imagine taking an exam without knowing the the topic, format or length. The Case Western Reserve University cross country teams faced a similar test as they headed to Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park, New Jersey for the 2017 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships, hosted b...

Despite early struggles, Cavs remain favorites

Jacob Rayyan, Columnist

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers have struggled out of the gate in the young season, continuing a trend of recent struggles to the start of the regular season. While there is little reason to be concerned for Cavaliers fans—the Cavaliers have been to three consecutive NBA Finals—one is forced to wonder whether the...

NFL should stop trips across the pond

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Cleveland Browns just finished playing in England on Oct. 28, so now is a great time to discuss the NFL’s experiment with teams playing in London. Our latest Beyond the Arc discusses the new trend. The conversation has been lightly edited. Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor: The NFL has greatly expa...

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