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Bhangra takes over CWRU

Bhangra takes over CWRU

Jacqueline Moreno, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Spartans take fourth, sixth at UAA Championships

Spartans take fourth, sixth at UAA Championships

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor

November 8, 2019

For those unfamiliar with the UAA’s strong athletic reputation, at the moment, six of the eight member schools are ranked among the top 35 cross country teams in the country. The competition is fierce, making every place hard-fought at the UAA Championships. The men’s race was won by fourth-ranked C...

Women’s soccer stay spooky, while the men’s team is spooked

Women’s soccer stay spooky, while the men’s team is spooked

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University soccer teams continued UAA conference play on the road, with the women’s team splitting games, handing 12th ranked University of Chicago their second loss of their season with a 2-0 victory, while also dropping a tight double overtime thriller against third-ranked W...

Famed CWRU football coach Jim Chapman passes away

Famed CWRU football coach Jim Chapman passes away

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Jim Chapman took over head coaching duties at Case Western Reserve University in 1982, at a time when the program was at a major low. At that time, the Spartans had a losing record for 10 seasons out of the previous 11. Even worse, they were on a 22 game losing streak. Enter Jim Chapman, the coac...

Spartans end regular season with momentum for UAA tournament

Spartans end regular season with momentum for UAA tournament

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Heading into the UAA Championships, the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team is peaking at just the right time. The Spartans have won five out of their last seven contests, including two wins on Senior Day on Nov. 2. First over the College of Wooster in four sets and then over Buffalo S...

Football remains undefeated while celebrating Senior Day

Football remains undefeated while celebrating Senior Day

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

In the past two weekends, the Spartans prevailed over both Geneva College and Bethany College, all while celebrating Senior Day during the latter game. The 21st-ranked Spartans held on against Geneva College with a win of 30-23 on Saturday, Oct. 26. As the season draws to a close, Case Western Res...

NBA caught up in Cantonese storm

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

To Ohio basketball fans, clips of LeBron jersey burnings seem a thing of the past, but this time his jerseys are being burned outside the U.S. Two weeks ago, the General Manager of the Houston Rockets Daryl Morey, in a now deleted tweet, expressed support for the recent Hong Kong protests, with an im...

Spartan football nears end of their successful season

Spartan football nears end of their successful season

Emily Young, Development Editor

November 1, 2019

The Spartan football team is taking no prisoners as it continues to plow its way through the conference. With the end of the regular season rapidly approaching, the team has maintained a perfect season, winning seven consecutive games. With only three games left in the regular season, the team seems ...

First-year soccer player off to a blistering start

First-year soccer player off to a blistering start

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

Aniya Hartzler is a first-year forward on the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team. In just her first year, she is already off to an amazing start, scoring five goals and racking up four assists. This has helped the team to a 12-3 record so far in the season. Hartzler comes from a very...

Fighting Gobies ultimate frisbee club looks poised for big spring season

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

At Case Western Reserve University, varsity sports are not a top focus for many students—and club sports often occupy even less attention.  But the Spartan athletic tradition is tangible for those who seek it, and no sport represents the success of CWRU sports better than the Ultimate Frisbee Club.  ...

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