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Champions

Champions

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Track and Field

The 2017 University Athletic Association (UAA) Track and Field Championships witnessed incredible feats from seven teams, including the Spartans. The Spartan men and women both had UAA Champions, and both performed spectacularly. Case Western Reserve University’s men earned third place overall, ...

Men’s tennis takes sixth at UAA Championship

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

The Spartans competed in the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championship Tournament this past weekend, playing in three matches. They lost the first and last, but won the one in the middle. Case Western Reserve University entered the weekend ranked No. 12 nationally, and now sit on a 20-6 season re...

Browns have options for first pick

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2017


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

The Cleveland Browns are in the enviable position of having the number one overall draft pick in the NFL draft. There have been debates among fans about whether the team should trade their pick for other picks just farther down in the draft or for players like Jimmy Garoppolo. Since it looks like the team wi...

Softball splits six

Softball splits six

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

April 21, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

What happens when two evenly matched teams face off in a four-game series? As it turns out, four close games. The Case Western Reserve University softball team traveled to Missouri and took two of four from Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) in a weekend series. All four games were decided ...

All-Ohio Championships preview conference meet

Noah Crowley, Staff reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The All-Ohio Championships on Saturday, April 15 showcased a strong Spartan team just before the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships. Earlier in the week, third-year student Sam Merriman broke the school record in the 5,000-meter run at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Invi...

Nine in a row

Nine in a row

Noah Crowley, Staff reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under Men's Tennis

The brooms came out strong as the Spartans swept two opponents in one day this past weekend. Case Western Reserve University took on the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and Ohio Wesleyan University at home this past Saturday and dominated in every single match, including four matches that all...

The Observer takes on walk-up songs

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

April 21, 2017


Filed under Sports

With all the talk of playlists around the office, The Observer staff wanted to get in on the fun so we chose our own walk-up songs. Both this list and the softball one will be available online. Enjoy.   Madison Avolio, News Designer B.o.B, “Violence” I didn't choose it because the title related ...

Women’s tennis can’t keep pace with Carnegie Mellon

Women’s tennis can’t keep pace with Carnegie Mellon

Ben Resnick, Staff reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The women’s tennis team traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this past Saturday to take on the 11th-ranked Carnegie Mellon University Tartans (CMU). Case Western Reserve University’s women's tennis team came out swinging and gave the Tartans all they could handle as they pushed several matches to ...

Jam out with CWRU softball

Jam out with CWRU softball

Jasmine Heusey, Contributing reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

Softball is a game full of decisions. What pitch should I throw? Should we send the runner home? How should we defend a double steal? Those are just a few examples of the split-second decisions players and coaches are making every game. One of the most important decisions, however, comes before the game ...

Baseball splits series with WashU

Baseball splits series with WashU

Jacob Rayyan, Staff reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team split their four-game weekend series against No.16 Washington University in St. Louis (WashU). This was the last week of conference play for the Spartans as they finished play in the University Athletic Association with a record of 11-5 and sit in sec...

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