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Baseball takes three of four from NYU

Baseball takes three of four from NYU

Jacob Rayyan, Staff reporter

April 14, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team played an impressive four game series this past weekend against New York University (NYU), going 3-1 against their conference rival. The Spartans advanced to 15-12 overall including an impressive 9-3 overall in the University Athletic Association. In Fr...

Flipping the switch

Jacob Rayyan, Staff reporter

April 14, 2017


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers officially begin their title defense on Saturday, April 15 when they will take on the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the playoffs. The team has been preparing for the postseason as the “Big Three” of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love have been given more days ...

Women’s tennis aces competition

Ben Resnick, Staff reporter

April 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Top Stories, Women's Tennis

The women’s tennis team went 2-1 at the Midwest Invitational in competition against three nationally ranked teams. No. 19 Case Western Reserve University fell to No. 8 University of Chicago while beating No. 30 Denison University and No. 31 DePauw University to round out the tournament. All-in-a...

Track and field shines at two invitationals

Noah Crowley, Staff reporter

April 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Spartans took part in two meets in one day this past weekend, and managed to perform well in both. Case Western Reserve University’s men’s team took second and fourth place overall in the two meets, and the women’s team took third and fourth. The first meet, the Marv Frye Invitational, ...

Smells like Greek spirit

Smells like Greek spirit

Eddie Kerekes, Sports editor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Sororities Overall: First Place- Delta Gamma Second Place- Alpha Phi   Greek Sing: First Place- Sigma Sigma Sigma Second Place- Alpha Phi   Raft Race: First Place- Sigma Sigma Sigma Second Place- Alpha Phi   Knockout: First Place- Phi Mu Second P...

Softball works home magic

Softball works home magic

Eddie Kerekes, Sports editor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

“Don’t ever count us out.“ Those were the words of Case Western Reserve University softball Head Coach Josie Henry after her team completed yet another late game comeback victory. Of the team’s nine home victories this year, four have come after the Spartans scored in the bottom of the fi...

Seventh heaven

Noah Crowley, Staff reporter

April 14, 2017


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

The No. 12 Spartans men’s tennis team continued their winning streak this weekend with three straight victories in two days. None of the games were against other nationally ranked opponents, but they were strong outings nonetheless. Case Western Reserve University hosted two of the three games, helping...

Baseball is back

Shounak Bose, Web Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

With a 92 mph four-seam fastball from Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer on Sunday, April 2, the 2017 MLB season officially began. Last year was a season to remember for baseball fans across the country. In a nail-biting seven game series that ended in extra innings, the Chicago Cubs defeated the...

Another great day for Spartans’ track and field

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2017


Filed under Track and Field

The Spartans dominated the 17-team Centre Invitational in Danville, Kentucky on Saturday, April 1. The Spartan men took first place overall and ended the day with 10 top-three finishes during the meet, and the Spartan women took fourth place overall and secured six top-three finishes during the meet. Th...

Bring out the brooms

Bring out the brooms

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team swept their home weekend series against Brandeis University, winning all four contests and pushing their winning streak to a season high six games. The Spartans have won 10 out of their last 12 games, improving their record to 12-11. The team also holds a...

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