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Spartans strike, but fall short to top team

Spartans strike, but fall short to top team

David Chang, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Over fall break, the Case Western Reserve University’s men’s soccer team took on 10th ranked North Park University at home. Because of a mishap late in the game, the Spartans failed to break North Park’s thirteen-game winning streak, ultimately dropping the game 3-2. However, the two goals ...

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Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

Fourth-year midfielder Elle Zadina has scored six goals this season for the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team. Half of those six came in the team’s 3-1 victory over Oberlin College on Saturday, Oct. 21, as her hat trick led the Spartans to a late season, non-conference win. ...

Early season NBA developments

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

With the NBA season beginning on Oct. 10, there has been almost three weeks of basketball and many developments to discuss. The defending champion Golden State Warriors may look vulnerable, the Boston Celtics lost one of their star players for the season and a new MVP candidate has emerged. The Observe...

Over fall break, volleyball splits at Heidelberg

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

While the rest of us were travelling home to be with family or trying to plan our meals around Leutner Commons’ limited hours over fall break, the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team went on the road to compete. On Oct. 21, they defeated Marietta College in five sets and lost to host ...

Swim teams make a splash to start the season

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams came out firing on all cylinders this season as the men beat John Carroll University (JCU) 211.5-76.5, and the women beat JCU 215-76 in the first dual meet for each team. This first meet allowed the Spartans to shake some of the rust from ...

Contenders, pretenders in the NHL

Jacob Rayyan, Columnist

October 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

The NHL season is underway as the Pittsburgh Penguins look to win a third straight Stanley Cup championship. Throughout the short season so far, there are a few excelling teams that no one is surprised about, but also a few teams that are going above and beyond, especially given their current state. ...

Football team dominates for seventh straight win

Football team dominates for seventh straight win

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

For the seventh consecutive game, the Spartans trotted out on the field. And for the seventh consecutive game, the outcome never really seemed in doubt. Case Western Reserve University was victorious again, as the football team improved to 7-0 on the season and 6-0 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conf...

Second-year student Ana Petropoulos adjusts to life at CWRU

Niko Kamlet, Contributing Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

Ana Petropoulos brings a unique caliber of play to every game. That’s because the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team midfielder is a Division I talent at a Division III school. She spent her first year of undergraduate schooling at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and transf...

Chang: Jeremy Lin’s hair a symbol of accepting cultural diversity

David Chang, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

From the spikes, to the mohawk, double pony tail, man-bun and even the bowlcut, Jeremy Lin has sailed the ocean blue and crossed the seven seas of hairstyles. But why not just stick to his classic “Linsanity” buzzcut? In his article in the Player’s Tribune, Lin said that he started rocking di...

US national team disappoints country

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

The United States men’s national team (USMNT) lost to Trinidad and Tobago on Oct. 10 in a World Cup qualifying match. The soccer team needed just a draw to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, and with their negative result, failed to qualify for the tournament for the first time since 1986. The...

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