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Swimming Finds its Groove at Grove City

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter
December 2
Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving

Before the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams went home to feast on turkey and stuffing, they feasted on the competition at Grove City College on Saturday, Nov. 19, in a quad meet. The Case Western Reserve University men swept the competition while the women went 2-1. The Spartan men de...

Women’s basketball wins in the clutch

Women’s basketball wins in the clutch

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
December 2
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Two tournament wins and three home games had the Spartans giving thanks this weekend. The tournament wins were close, with neither victory coming by more than six points, while the home games were more varied in their scoring. Case Western Reserve University lost only one of the three home games, fa...

Ready in the blocks

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
December 2
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Though the forecast for Dec. 3 is cold and possibly rainy, there is going to be a track and field meet held on campus. The frigid temperatures won’t stop any runners, as the event is going to be held inside the Veale Athletic, Convocation and Recreation Center. The Case Western Reserve University trac...

Dropping the Ball

Dropping the Ball

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
December 2
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team went 1-2 in their last three games, defeating Trinity University while losing to the College at Brockport, State University of New York (SUNY Brockport) and Denison University. The Spartans played in the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Tournament in their...

Dersh-Fisher leads improving wrestlers at Findlay

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
December 2
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Facing another tough slate of competition, the Spartan wrestling team did not have a single member place at the Findlay Open on Nov. 19. However quite a few Case Western Reserve University student-athletes turned in solid performances at the team’s second meet of the season. Head Coach Danny Son...

Pumping Iron at CWRU

Pumping Iron at CWRU

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
December 2
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Thursday, Nov. 17, the Veale Athletic, Convocation and Recreation Center held an intramural powerlifting contest open to all members of the Case Western Reserve University community, including workers at One to One Fitness. The three customary exercises, the bench press, the deadlift and the squat, wer...

Yellow Jackets sting Spartans

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
November 18
Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team lost their season and home opener to Baldwin Wallace University, 90-76. The Spartans are now 0-1 on the young season as they look to get underway with new Head Coach Todd McGuinness. The game was a tale of two halves for the Spartans. While the fi...

Spartans play with the best

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
November 18
Filed under Basketball, Women's Basketball

The Spartans held their own when the women’s basketball team took on a nationally-ranked opponent to start the season. The team took on the 23rd ranked Ohio Northern University Polar Bears on Tuesday night. The game started close, with the Spartans clawing back from a six-point deficit in the firs...

Four fourths for fighting wrestlers

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
November 18
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

During the summer months, wrestling mats are stored away, waiting for the leaves to begin to fall. As players work on conditioning at the gym, the mats just sit rolled up like burritos. The Spartans’ varsity wrestling team finally rolled out those mats and began their season by hosting the Ohio Inter...

Et tu, Sparty?

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
November 18
Filed under Sports

They donned their mesh helmets and strode into battle. Gripping their weapons tightly in front of them, they recognized their opponent with a nod and a sweep of the sword. After the adjudicator gave word, the bout began in earnest with both opponents looking to hit the other’s armor. Despite so...

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