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The CWRU on the field

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

Opportunities abound for Case Western Reserve University students to participate in sports, a fact that many incoming students may not realize. There are 17 varsity teams that compete in the University Athletic Association (UAA), 17 club sports and countless intramural events throughout the year. ...

New faces may improve men’s soccer

New faces may improve men’s soccer

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University Men’s Soccer Team is already gearing up for an exciting new year, with new faces and new challenges alike. Last year, the team ended on a two-game losing streak with a final record of 5-9-4. This year, the prospects may look brighter, though the schedule looks tough...

Women’s soccer hoping new talent brings improvement

Women’s soccer hoping new talent brings improvement

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

On every team, there comes a point when the old guard gets replaced by a slew of new players. For the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team, that point is the 2017 season. Following a 6-8-4 campaign a year ago, nine players graduated, including leading goal scorer Amy Lindberg. Ho...

Kyrie Irving earned his goodbye to the Cavs

Jacob Rayyan, Columnist

July 30, 2017


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

Kyrie Irving wants out and he has more than attained the merit to make that decision. According to regional media, Irving requested a trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers with a strong desire to be the number one scoring option for his new employer. Irving has been with the organization since they dra...

A look at the new turf on North Side’s athletic fields

A look at the new turf on North Side’s athletic fields

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

July 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Over the past few years, new buildings and renovations of current ones have dominated summer construction at Case Western Reserve University. Now, the fields get their turn. CWRU replaced the 12-year old turf on DiSanto Field and is in the process of replacing the infields at both Mather Park and No...

Cavs swept up by Hurricane Durant: a look back at the NBA Finals

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

June 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

  The beginning of June brings the start of many different phenomena. Consistent warm weather in Cleveland is one. Hurricane season is another. The Cleveland Cavaliers and their fans found out the hard way about hurricane season, running into Hurricane Durant throughout the NBA Finals. The...

Second semester sports highlights

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

Women’s tennis finishes fifth at UAA’s

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The University Athletic Association (UAA) is one of the top tennis conferences in the country and posed a huge test for the Spartans. The Case Western Reserve University women's tennis team came into the UAA Championships ranked 18th in the nation. The Spartans were seeded fifth but faced a tough draw...

Marooned: Softball swept by Chicago

Marooned: Softball swept by Chicago

April 28, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The University of Chicago swept Case Western Reserve University in a four game series, winning three close games and one blowout. The losses increased the Spartans losing streak to five games. However, the team ended the skid with two blowout victories against John Carroll University (JCU), improving the...

How sweep it is

How sweep it is

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team swept the weekend against the University of Chicago at home, extending their winning streak to five games before falling to the College of Wooster 10-5 on Tuesday in Wooster. On Wednesday, the team improved their overall record to 22-15 with a win over...

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