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Spartans pull shocking upset

Spartans pull shocking upset

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team went 1-1 on their final road trip of the season, losing to Emory University but pulling off a stunning upset over No. 6 University of Rochester. The Spartans moved to 8-16 overall in the season and 3-10 in the University Athletic Association...

Spartans keep rolling at Midwest Invitational

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

Just one week after the conference swim meet, a small squad of swimmers went to compete at the two-day Midwest Invitational, hosted by the University of Chicago. While the full Case Western Reserve University swim team was not in attendance, the few that did make the trip had big performances. A team...

Rowing deep into the night

Rowing deep into the night

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Crew, Sports

It’s very late on a Friday night. You’re going through the Tinkham Veale University Center (TVUC) on your way back to your room when you stumble into the Senior Classroom on the first floor of the TVUC. You’re stopped in your tracks when you see six members of the Case Western Reserve University...

UPB volleyball tournament lights up the night

UPB volleyball tournament lights up the night

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Booming house music, glow sticks everywhere, large black lights illuminating the room and throngs of sweaty college students. Is that a description of the hottest new club in Cleveland? On the campus of Case Western Reserve University, the event was tame in reality. University Programming Board (UPB) hosted th...

UAA changes baseball and softball conference scheduling

UAA changes baseball and softball conference scheduling

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports

Consistent temperatures in the 50s can only mean that spring is just around the corner. And with the start of spring comes the start of the baseball and softball seasons. In preparation for the new season, Spartan fans may have discovered something different about the schedules for both teams. The a...

Women’s tennis notches first wins

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

The 20th-ranked women's tennis team earned its first two victories of the 2017 season, defeating 34th-ranked Hope College 6-3 and Kalamazoo College 9-0 at the Cleveland Skating Club this past weekend. The Spartans improved to 2-1 on the season with the wins, while Hope dropped to 1-2 and Kalamazoo d...

Hageman breaks single season points record

Hageman breaks single season points record

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

During the last two away games of the season, the Spartans came up short. With their head coach, Jennifer Reimer, currently tied for the program record of coaching wins, the team was unable to deliver the last win to push her over the edge. However, third-year forward Kara Hageman set the single-sea...

Head Coach Reimer ties program wins record

Head Coach Reimer ties program wins record

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

Head Coach Jennifer Reimer has tied the record for the coach with the most wins in her program’s history. The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball coach led her team to the 119th and 120th wins of her career on Feb. 10 and 12. The Spartans defended their home court against two Universi...

Swim and dive competes at UAA championships

Swim and dive competes at UAA championships

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

Facing their stiffest competition of the season, the Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving team placed sixth in the men’s and seventh in the women’s meet at the University Athletic Association Championships. Both teams put up noteworthy performances with many season bests and personal ...

Wrestlers drop both matches at conference meet

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
February 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Despite the team dropping both of its matches in dual play, one Spartan wrestler was named to the all-conference team after the University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships on Feb. 12. Case Western Reserve University lost to the University of Chicago 29-12 and No. 13 New York University (NYU) 36...

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