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Spartans make waves at NCAAs

Spartans make waves at NCAAs

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Top Stories

Six members of the Case Western Reserve University men's and women's swimming and diving teams traveled to Indianapolis last week for the 2018 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships, hosted by the Indiana Sports Corporation and Franklin College at the Indiana University-Purdue University...

Track and field wins big

Sanjay Annigeri, Sports Editor

March 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Track and Field wins Amy Adams Memorial Invite The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s track and field teams placed first out of 14 teams with 187 points and 156 points, respectively, at the Amy Adams Memorial at Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio last weekend. The men ha...

Baseball wins weekend home-and-home series

Joey Recchia, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Last weekend, No. 13 Case Western Reserve University baseball team played a home-and-home series against Ohio Wesleyan University (OWU). The team won the series, splitting a doubleheader at home on Saturday, March 24, while sweeping OWU at Littick Field in Delaware, Ohio the next day. In their first...

Fourth-year swimmer finishes his final year with a splash

Fourth-year swimmer finishes his final year with a splash

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

Fourth-year swimmer Drew Hamilton doesn’t know why he loves the pool. He never had a family member swim competitively, and he cannot remember how he discovered his love for it. Swimming just came to him. One defining moment in his career came in high school at the C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton,...

Baseball, softball make appearances in top 25

Sanjay Annigeri and Andrew Ford

March 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Football, Softball, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Track and Field, Wrestling

Baseball and softball rank in top 25 The Case Western Reserve University baseball and softball teams placed in the Division III top 25 rankings, with the men appearing at No. 18 and the women appearing at No. 22. This was the first time the baseball team was ranked in the top 25 since 2015 when t...

Softball comes out scorching hot

Softball comes out scorching hot

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

With a roster of 12 first-year players and a new transfer, fourth-year first baseman and pitcher Katie Dzierwa didn’t know how the start of the new campaign would fare for the softball team. But after 11 wins in their first 12 games, the Case Western Reserve University softball team started th...

Third-year shortstop wipes off the dirt

Third-year shortstop wipes off the dirt

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

"Those who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed," said third-year shortstop Nicole Doyle, sharing a quote that empowers her. Doyle believes she thrives in any situation because she is not afraid: not afraid of players, not afraid of playing...

Baseball pulls off major upsets

Baseball pulls off major upsets

David Chang, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

As spring approaches and the snow melts away, flowers aren’t the only things blossoming. The Case Western Reserve University baseball team flourished at the start of the season with an impressive 10-1 record, winning all seven games in the Spartan Southern Classic in Lexington, South Carolina. The...

Men’s tennis plays in California over spring break

Joey Recchia, Contributing Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

While the rest of the student body went away for spring break, No. 25 Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team took a trip to Claremont, California for the Stag-Hen Invitational. The team faced off and lost to No. 4 Bowdoin College and No. 14 Pomona-Pitzer on Monday, March 12; defeated No....

Cleveland Indians look to have another strong season

March 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Cleveland Sports, Sports

With just under one week left of the Spring Training, Cleveland Indians fans are excited for the start of another season, one that holds high hopes for the team after their disappointing early exit from last year’s playoffs. Behind the same core that has led to their incredible success the past two...

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