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The return of Kyrie Irving

The return of Kyrie Irving

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter: Cavs fans should, and will, boo the heck out of Irving. To be clear, there is nothing wrong with what he did; he has every right to make his wishes known to the front office. But if I were a diehard Cavaliers fan, it would feel like betrayal by Irving. He decided to put ...

Get to know the volleyball team

Get to know the volleyball team

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

As fans, we sit in the bleachers and cheer on our team. But at increasing levels of competition, we grow farther apart from the players on the court and know less and less about them other than what we see when they compete. I wanted to bring a little bit of that personal experience to the Case Western ...

Upset city

Upset city

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

“Siri, who owns the Carnegie Mellon University Tartans?” The answer should be, “The Case Western Reserve University Spartans,” after the volleyball team upset the No. 10 team in the nation on Sep. 30. In the opening round of University Athletic Association (UAA) play, CWRU won two of...

Medical students and fraternity brothers: The CWRU intramural flag football finals

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

There were many atypical sights during the Case Western Reserve University intramural flag football championships on Sept. 28, including former Division I varsity football players competing, players using “technically legal” sticky substances on their gloves and a referee with a flag. However, t...

Men’s tennis does well at Regional meet

David Chang, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Men's Tennis, Tennis

Half of the Case Western Reserve University men's tennis team competed at Kalamazoo College in the ITA Central Regional Championships, while the other half competed at the University of Toledo at the Toledo Invitational. Overall, five singles players advanced to round of 32 at the Regional Champions...

Cross country teams finish well at All-Ohio meet

David Chang, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University cross country team ran well at the 2017 All-Ohio Championships in Cedarville, Ohio on Sept. 29. The women’s team placed third among Division III schools and 14th among all the schools that competed at the meet. The men's team performed even better, placing second amon...

Spartans stuck in a corner

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The day was breezy, and some shots were beautiful, but nothing about this game was easy. Case Western Reserve University took on their first University Athletic Association (UAA) rival of the season— the No. 15 Brandeis University Judges. The Judges arrived at DiSanto Field as the Spartans were comin...

Bearcats declawed by Spartan defense

Bearcats declawed by Spartan defense

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Propelled by a historic day from fourth-year quarterback Rob Cuda and another terrific performance from its defense, the No. 17 Case Western Reserve University football team defeated Saint Vincent College 35-14. The Spartans improved to 4-0 on the season with a 3-0 record in Presidents’ Athletic Confe...

New beginnings

New beginnings

Sanjay Annigeri, Contributing Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

A fresh start is something people always look forward to. It gives us a sense of forgetting what happened in the past and starting off on a new foot. However, not all fresh starts go the way people would like them to. Such was the case with the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team, who star...

Disagreements over paying collegiate athletes

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

College athletics remains a multi-billion dollar industry, and as evidenced by the recent arrests of four basketball coaches by the FBI for corruption and bribery, plenty of people in the industry make millions of dollars, sometimes illegally, off of the game. Yet, college students still compete as amateurs in all...

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