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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...

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...

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