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Men’s tennis starts season with three victories

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

The eighth-ranked Spartans had three wins this weekend, starting the year on the right foot. They traveled all the way to Indianapolis on Friday to play against the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Fightin’ Engineers. The day after, Case Western Reserve University took on two more opponents in I...

Athletics Department changes mission statement

Athletics Department changes mission statement

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

  “Just win, baby!” Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis’ three most famous words epitomized the Raider Way and set the tone for the organization for the decades to come. It’s amazing what a concise motto can do for the direction of an organization. The Case Western Reserve University Departme...

Spartans run strong two days in a row

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Spartans competed in two days of events this weekend, with a list of top-five finishes from both days. On Friday, Feb. 10, Case Western Reserve University’s swimming and diving team traveled to Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio to compete against 12 other schools. The day after, the Spa...

Women’s tennis returns to action

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Women's Swimming

Coming into the season ranked No. 20 in Division III, the Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team challenged themselves with Division I competition against Cleveland State University (CSU). Although the Spartans fell to the Vikings, the young team was able to gain some very valuable expe...

Men’s basketball back to winning ways

Men’s basketball back to winning ways

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men's basketball team picked up two key wins this week to stop their nine game losing streak. The Spartans won against New York University (NYU) 84-81 and Brandeis University 88-66. The two wins raised the Spartans’ overall record to 7-15 and the two conference ...

Losses keep coming

Losses keep coming

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team had another tough weekend, extending their losing streak to nine games with losses against the University of Chicago and against Washington University in St. Louis (WashU). The Spartans are now 5-15 overall and 0-9 in the University Athletic ...

Wrestlers rise together

Wrestlers rise together

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wrestling

It’s 6 a.m. on a Saturday morning in the beginning of February. There’s snow covering the ground, and the Weather application says it feels less than 10 degrees. The campus is deserted. The late night revelers have just gone to bed, but the early risers have not awoken. Despite the desolation, the...

UAA rivals dominate women’s basketball

UAA rivals dominate women’s basketball

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

After a four-game home stand, the Spartans went on the road this weekend and came up short against two opponents. The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team now has an 11-9 record on the season and a 3-6 record in the University Athletic Association (UAA). The home stand that c...

Best Super Bowl ever?

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2017
Filed under Football, Sports, Super Bowl

Ed. Note: The Super Bowl is the most watched television program of the year. For the 2017 edition, 111.3 million Americans were watching at its peak. This figure dwarfs the 16.5 million people who watch an average NFL game. Some of the new viewers are likely casual football fans who only tune in whe...

Just in it for the halftime show

Just in it for the halftime show

Smruthi Maganti, Copy Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under Football, Sports, Super Bowl

Ed. Note: The Super Bowl is the most watched television program of the year. For the 2017 edition, 111.3 million Americans were watching at its peak. This figure dwarfs the 16.5 million people who watch an average NFL game. Some of the new viewers are likely casual football fans who only tune in whe...

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