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Women’s basketball swept by conference foes

Women’s basketball swept by conference foes

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team dropped games against Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) 99-61 and No. 11 University of Chicago 73-35. Although the Spartans seem to be amassing losses with their 1-12 University Athletic Association (UAA) record, the team is picking...

Women’s basketball drops two on Senior Night

Women’s basketball drops two on Senior Night

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team played their final two games at home in the Horsburgh Gymnasium this weekend, losing to No. 20 University of Rochester 81-49 and Emory University 73-62. The Rochester game started with both teams running fast tempo offenses. The Spartans...

Several Spartans earn All-Ohio honors

Several Spartans earn All-Ohio honors

Eddie Kerekes, Director of Web and Multimedia

February 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Track and Field

Competing at the 2018 All-Ohio Indoor Championships on Feb. 10, 13 Spartans earned All-Ohio honors by finishing in at least third place in their event. Multiple Case Western Reserve University track and field athletes broke school records in Westerville, Ohio. Fourth-year thrower Cassandra Laios finished...

Men’s tennis earns two wins, cross country honored

Eddie Kerekes, Director of Web & Multimedia

February 16, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Tennis

Men’s tennis wins two of three The No. 15 Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team picked up their first win of the season in its first competition against a Division III opponent. The Spartans defeated Oberlin College 8-1 on Feb. 9 in a home indoor match. The team swept the three do...

Fourth-year runner thrives in nature

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

Nature: the physical world and everything in it, such as plants, animals, mountains, oceans and stars, that is not made by people. Some people like the city, while some like nature, and Ben Whitman, fourth-year runner, sides with the latter. The trails of nature have led Whitman to the runner he is...

Women’s tennis comes out swinging

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team began their season with wins. The No. 18 Spartans hosted three opponents this past weekend and went 2-1 in those matches. CWRU started their spring 2018 season with a 6-3 win against No. 16 Trinity University at the Cleveland Skating Club on...

Men’s basketball boxed out

Men’s basketball boxed out

Sanjay Annigeri, Sports Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

When the clock read 0:00, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team saw it all disappear. Their five-game win streak ended. Their 2017-2018 home schedule ended. The fourth-year star forward finished playing his final home game. Even with all the endings, there were many things to...

Crawling, trying to walk

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

It has been many, many years since the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team has won a University Athletic Association (UAA) match. That streak continued last weekend. The team traveled to the University of Chicago on Saturday, Feb. 10 to test their wills against the hosts and New York University...

Breaking down the NCAA basketball seeding reveal

Joey Recchia, Contributing Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

Last Sunday, the NCAA men’s basketball committee revealed the top 16 seeds in a preview of the March Madness tournament. The University of Virginia (UVA), despite coming off a loss to Virginia Tech, led the group with the top overall seed. Right behind UVA was Villanova University, another team coming...

Observer sports reporters podcast

Andrew Ford and Niko Kamlet

February 12, 2018


Filed under Audio, Football, Sports, Super Bowl

Missing football already? The podcast team sits down to cover the 2018 Super Bowl, Nick Foles' future, the commercials and offers predictions for next season. ...

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