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Men’s tennis earns sixth place at indoor championships

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

The Spartans participated in the ITA DIII Indoor Men’s Tennis Championships this weekend and made it past the first consolation round. The No. 8 Case Western Reserve University men fell to the No. 7 Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Tartans for the first of three games this weekend, then split their ...

Spartans drop season finale to Carnegie Mellon

Spartans drop season finale to Carnegie Mellon

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team played their final game of the season last Saturday against Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in what was also Senior Day for the team. The Spartans looked to honor the only fourth-year student on the team, Javier Alvarez. Alvarez finished h...

Track and field turns in outstanding performance

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

The Spartan men took first and the women took second in this year’s Greater Cleveland Colleges Meet. During the spectacular day, Case Western Reserve University fourth-year students Joe Ledger and Nathaniel Wahner broke school records as they gave everything that had at the meet. The Spartan women ...

Spartans pull shocking upset

Spartans pull shocking upset

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team went 1-1 on their final road trip of the season, losing to Emory University but pulling off a stunning upset over No. 6 University of Rochester. The Spartans moved to 8-16 overall in the season and 3-10 in the University Athletic Association...

Spartans keep rolling at Midwest Invitational

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

Just one week after the conference swim meet, a small squad of swimmers went to compete at the two-day Midwest Invitational, hosted by the University of Chicago. While the full Case Western Reserve University swim team was not in attendance, the few that did make the trip had big performances. A team...

Rowing deep into the night

Rowing deep into the night

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Crew, Sports

It’s very late on a Friday night. You’re going through the Tinkham Veale University Center (TVUC) on your way back to your room when you stumble into the Senior Classroom on the first floor of the TVUC. You’re stopped in your tracks when you see six members of the Case Western Reserve University...

UPB volleyball tournament lights up the night

UPB volleyball tournament lights up the night

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Booming house music, glow sticks everywhere, large black lights illuminating the room and throngs of sweaty college students. Is that a description of the hottest new club in Cleveland? On the campus of Case Western Reserve University, the event was tame in reality. University Programming Board (UPB) hosted th...

UAA changes baseball and softball conference scheduling

UAA changes baseball and softball conference scheduling

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports

Consistent temperatures in the 50s can only mean that spring is just around the corner. And with the start of spring comes the start of the baseball and softball seasons. In preparation for the new season, Spartan fans may have discovered something different about the schedules for both teams. The a...

Women’s tennis notches first wins

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

The 20th-ranked women's tennis team earned its first two victories of the 2017 season, defeating 34th-ranked Hope College 6-3 and Kalamazoo College 9-0 at the Cleveland Skating Club this past weekend. The Spartans improved to 2-1 on the season with the wins, while Hope dropped to 1-2 and Kalamazoo d...

Hageman breaks single season points record

Hageman breaks single season points record

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

During the last two away games of the season, the Spartans came up short. With their head coach, Jennifer Reimer, currently tied for the program record of coaching wins, the team was unable to deliver the last win to push her over the edge. However, third-year forward Kara Hageman set the single-sea...

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