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Men’s tennis plays in California over spring break

Joey Recchia, Contributing Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

While the rest of the student body went away for spring break, No. 25 Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team took a trip to Claremont, California for the Stag-Hen Invitational. The team faced off and lost to No. 4 Bowdoin College and No. 14 Pomona-Pitzer on Monday, March 12; defeated No....

Cleveland Indians look to have another strong season

March 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Cleveland Sports, Sports

With just under one week left of the Spring Training, Cleveland Indians fans are excited for the start of another season, one that holds high hopes for the team after their disappointing early exit from last year’s playoffs. Behind the same core that has led to their incredible success the past two...

Women’s tennis wins five, drops one over break

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team made two trips over spring break, traveling to Orlando, Florida and Fredericksburg, Virginia, where they completed six matches. CWRU finished the break with a 5-1 record in which they had victories over University of Texas-Tyler, Swarthmore College,...

Newcomers, veterans look to power softball team

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

It’s sunny days and warmer temperatures, with a slight breeze chilling off the skin ever so slightly, mixed with the smell of freshly mowed grass. It’s dusty gloves and ball caps, with grass-stained pants. It’s softball (and baseball) time once again. The Case Western Reserve University softball...

Baseball looks for strong repeat

Baseball looks for strong repeat

David Chang, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

As the season slowly changes from winter to spring, the Case Western Reserve University baseball team is ready to bring out the bats and swing out for another good season. “Our goal is to take it one step at a time … win [the] conference, then win [the Division III] world series, but now the goal...

Fourth-year softball player builds memorable relationships

Niko Kamlet and Andrew Ford

March 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Fourth-year student Grace Tritchler’s favorite part about softball is its ability to unite people and form friendships and lifelong bonds. “I’ve met some of my best friends through this sport,” said Tritchler. “Especially here at Case [Western Reserve University].” She also mentioned...

The race for the NBA playoffs

Sanjay Annigeri, Sports Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Since the All-Star break is over and games begin Feb. 22, there have been some interesting story lines from the first half of the NBA season, with the Cleveland Cavaliers’ new team being dominant in the four games after the trade, the Houston Rockets threatening the Golden State Warriors for the f...

Spartans comeback falls short

Sanjay Annigeri, Sports Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Leads are not always safe. History provides many famous examples. The ones that stick out the most include the 28-3 lead of the Atlanta Falcons in last year’s Super Bowl and the 3-1 series lead that the Golden State Warriors had over the Cleveland Cavaliers. However, all leads aren’t blown. The...

Women’s basketball ends season with a loss to Carnegie Mellon

David Chang, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve women’s basketball team dropped their final game of the season to Carnegie Mellon University 71-55. The Spartans end their season with an overall record of 4-20, and a 1-13 record against University Athletic Association (UAA) opponents. A heated shootout started in the first...

This week on the track, in the pool

Sanjay Annigeri, Sports Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Track and Field The University Athletic Association Indoor Track and Field championships were held at Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center last weekend on Feb. 24 and 25. The men’s team finished with 56 points to finish fifth out of seven teams. Washington University in St. Louis men...

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