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Local author documents Cavs’ title run

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

“The greatest sports story [is] in my backyard.” Cleveland-area reporter and author Chris Parker got the opportunity to cover that exact scenario when he served as a beat reporter for “Cleveland Scene” magazine, exclusively covering the Cleveland Cavaliers during the previous two seasons. With...

Baseball upsets top ten team, splits series

Baseball upsets top ten team, splits series

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team split the weekend with then third-ranked Emory University as the Spartans opened up play in the University Athletic Association (UAA). The Spartans are now 8-11 on the season and 2-2 in conference play. After coming into the series on a season high fou...

Women’s tennis continues to overcome adversity

Women’s tennis continues to overcome adversity

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

Coming into the season, Kristen Gambrell, the head coach of the women’s tennis team, did not know how her team would fare. Five of her 10 players were underclassmen with four of those five starting their first year at Case Western Reserve University. Injuries to some of the veterans put the undercl...

Stroup clutch, men’s tennis wins twice

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

The Spartans men’s tennis team played two games this past weekend and managed to win them both. Case Western Reserve University entered the weekend ranked No. 11, and hopes to improve upon that rank moving forward. During the team’s first game against the No. 25 Kenyon College Lords, the Spart...

Cleveland Indians looking to finish the job

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger,” sings Kelly Clarkson in her hit single “Stronger.” The Cleveland Indians probably felt dead after their devastating extra-inning Game 7 loss to the Chicago Cubs in the World Series. They franchise did not fold after the season; just like Clarks...

Track and field wins big at Muskingum

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Spartan men came in first and the Spartan women came in third overall during the Amy Adams Memorial Invitational hosted by Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio this past weekend. Case Western Reserve University’s runners and throwers shined in just about every event over the weekend. For ...

Two Spartans earn UAA Athlete of the Week honors

Two Spartans earn UAA Athlete of the Week honors

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Two Spartans were awarded University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week honors after strong performances at the Washington and Lee University (W&L) Track Carnival. For Case Western Reserve University, both men and women track and field team members won events at the outdoor season op...

Softball sweeps Kenyon to open homestand

Softball sweeps Kenyon to open homestand

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

Using a strong offense, dominate pitching and solid fundamental defense, the Spartan softball team swept Kenyon College in a home doubleheader on Tuesday, March 21. The team took the thrilling first game 6-5 on a go-ahead RBI double from third-year first baseman Grace Tritchler. Case Western Reserve...

Men’s tennis wins four out of six during busy week

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Over spring break, the Spartans played six matches and won four of them during a busy week on the road. Case Western Reserve University played in Claremont, California from March 12-15. During the week, the team played three non-tournament matches as well as three matches in the Stag-Hen Invitational. T...

March Madness returns

March Madness returns

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Sports

What do Cinderella, Gamecocks, Musketeers, a big dance and Phoenix all have in common? They're all part of the NCAA Tournament, better known as March Madness. The Division I men’s basketball tournament started on Thursday, March 16 and will continue until the championship game on April 3. You m...

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