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Softball continues winning ways

Softball continues winning ways

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University softball team kept winning April 13 and 14 at New York University (NYU), dominating a four game series 3-1. The successful weekend brings the team’s overall record to 20-7 and their University Athletic Association (UAA) record to 7-5, good enough for second-best ...

“The Program:” shaping leadership at CWRU

“The Program:” shaping leadership at CWRU

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

Back in the fall, my coach asked me if I would partake in a leadership program headed by the Case Western Reserve University Department of Athletics called, “The Program.” I did not have a great idea of what I was getting into, but I became committed and began attending the sessions twice a semester. ...

Every moment matters for fourth-year shortstop

Every moment matters for fourth-year shortstop

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

“Going, going, gone.” The crack of the bat leads to this exclamation from everybody in the ballpark, but few have actually seen a five-year-old hit a home run. Yes, that’s right; at the age of five-years-old, Alex Capetillo, fourth-year student and baseball player, hit his very first home run, ...

Dynamic duo dominate on the mound

Dynamic duo dominate on the mound

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

Peanut butter and jelly. Fire and ice. Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen. And after their phenomenal pitching performances, add second-year pitcher Ilissa Hamilton and first-year pitcher Sidney Brannam to that list of dominant duos. On April 6 and 7, the Case Western Reserve University softball t...

Women’s tennis dominates Oberlin

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team defeated Oberlin College 8-1 at the Heisman Field House in Oberlin, Ohio on Saturday, April 7. The No. 16 Spartans improved to 12-3 on the year with the win, while Oberlin fell to a record of 11-7. CWRU was off the past few weeks, as Head Coa...

Cavaliers face Pacers in first round of playoffs

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers are gearing up for the playoffs, where the team will be the fourth seed. The Cavs seem to be hitting their stride in their best health all season. Furthermore, the team continues to improve their chemistry together as the effects of their mid-season acquisitions kick in. The C...

Baseball and softball athletes honored by UAA

Sanjay Annigeri, Sports Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports

Track and field compete in two events over weekend The Case Western Reserve University track and field teams compete in two events over the weekend. The track athletes participated at the Marv Frye Invitational, hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. The throwers participated in the...

Second-year tennis player strikes adversity to the side

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Some say it’s the competitive nature of sports, others say it’s to stay fit, but for second-year tennis player Sam Concannon, the relationships formed from playing on Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team are what drive his dedication to the sport. The friendships he made through the team’s...

Men’s tennis has perfect weekend

David Chang, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

The No. 20 Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team had a dominant win at home this weekend, sweeping Franciscan University of Steubenville at the Medical Mutual Tennis Pavilion. “[Our original scheduled games] fell through, so Franciscan was looking to play a ranked team and get better,” said th...

Baseball doubles up Brandeis in sweep

Baseball doubles up Brandeis in sweep

Joey Recchia, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team traveled to Watertown, Massachusetts  last weekend to play Brandeis University, sweeping the Judges. The team played the first game of the series at Victory Field and the last three games at Brandeis’ home field of Stein Diamond. In the first game ...

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