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Running and jumping into the new year

Running and jumping into the new year

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
January 20
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

 The Spartans invaded Kent State University for a track and field meet at the beginning of December. Case Western Reserve University had participants in a large variety of events throughout the two-day meet. The first day had far fewer Spartans participate than the second, but both days saw Spartans plac...

Heartbreaker and a blowout

Heartbreaker and a blowout

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
January 20
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team dropped both games this past weekend against New York University (NYU) and Brandeis University. The Spartans’ record dropped to 5-9 in the season with 11 games remaining. The team also fell to 0-3 in the University Athletic Association. In th...

Spartans defeat rival Tartans to start out the new year

Spartans defeat rival Tartans to start out the new year

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
January 20
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Spartans had a solid winter break, winning one of the biggest games of the year. The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team played three games over break, all of them away from Cleveland. The Spartans came out on top in two of the three games over break and now sit on a 10-4 rec...

Quick hands lead to four game streak

Quick hands lead to four game streak

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
December 9
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

The Spartans now have a four-game win streak and are looking to continue it. The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team continues to dominate its competition in the regular season and now sits at an impressive 6-2 thus far in the season, a record which includes being undefeated on th...

Race to the top

Race to the top

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
December 9
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Earning All-America selection in a varsity sport while holding a school record in another. Achieving and maintaining a 4.0 GPA as an engineer at one of the top schools in the country. Sleeping well, eating right and having a social life. For most people, achieving just one of those feats is hard enoug...

Spartans shine in first semester

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
December 9
Filed under Sports

Case Western Reserve University athletics started the fall 2016 semester on a hot streak. None of the Spartan teams lost a match in the first 10 days of competition, with some of those wins coming in a dominating fashion. Some teams, like men’s and women’s soccer, cooled off as the season wore o...

Spartans dominate top three

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
December 9
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Spartans shined in the Fourth Annual Case Western Reserve University Spartan Holiday Classic, totalling a large sum of top three performances. Of these top-three performances, CWRU had four first-place finishes. Both the men’s and women’s track and field teams earned top three performances f...

Spartans fall to Adrian

Spartans fall to Adrian

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
December 9
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men's basketball team fell to Adrian College on Saturday, 72-64. The Spartans fell to 1-4 on the young season, while Adrian improved to 3-3. CWRU shot just 40.7 percent from the field in the contest as compared to 55.6 percent for Adrian. Fifteen Spartan turnov...

Spartans sweep

Spartans sweep

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter
December 9
Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

Both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams placed first at the Wooster Invitational this past weekend. This three day invitational followed up strong performances by both teams at Grove City College, as the team is beginning to fire on all cylinders. With the win, the men’s team won their sev...

Spartans keep climbing

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
December 9
Filed under Sports

Closing out the calendar year, the Spartans’ wrestling team competing in their first meet with team scoring, notching 17.5 points at the Rochester Institute of Technology Invitational. First-year student Isaac Collier led the charge, contributing 4.5 of those points over six bouts. He and two othe...

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