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Baseball riding high after weekend sweep

Baseball riding high after weekend sweep

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team won all three games this past weekend to push their season-high winning streak to four games. The Spartans posted wins against University of Rochester and Washington College on Saturday and followed that up with another win against Rochester on Sunday...

Swimmers cap off season at NCAA Championships

Swimmers cap off season at NCAA Championships

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

Over spring break the men’s swimming and diving team sent four members down to Texas to compete in the NCAA Division III Championships. The meet took place in Shenandoah, and the Spartan men tallied a 40th place finish. Competing for the Spartans were second-year student Brody Schmidt, third-year st...

“Gut it out and find a way”

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

The Case Western Reserve University women's tennis team traveled to Florida over spring break to play four matches in three days on March 13, 14 and 15. The Spartans entered the break ranked 18th in Division III after opening up the spring season with a 4-1 record. Head Coach Kristen Gambrell said that almost...

Wrestlers end season at regional meet

Wrestlers end season at regional meet

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

A young and inexperienced team met its match at the regional meet, though season-long improvements were still found. The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team finished 18th out of 19 teams at the NCAA Division III Mideast Championships. The Spartans faced tough competition at the meet, but couldn’t...

Track and Field teams seeing double

Track and Field teams seeing double

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Track and Field

The Spartans earned two top five team finishes at the two-day University Athletic Association (UAA) Indoor Championships this past weekend at Brandeis University. The women’s squad fought for fourth place out of seven and the men earned fifth place out of seven teams. Washington University in St. Lo...

Ending the season on a sour note

Ending the season on a sour note

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

The Spartans concluded their season with a hard-fought game at home on Senior Day. Case Western Reserve University hosted the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Tartans for the last game of the season. The Spartans came into the game on a two-game losing streak, and their head coach, Jennifer Reimer, wa...

Baseball swept in opening series

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team began their season this past weekend with three games against Shenandoah University, dropping all three games to fall to 0-3 on the young season. In the first game of the season, the Spartans fell 13-6 to the sixth-ranked Hornets. The Spartans w...

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 ...

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