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Women’s tennis continues to win

Women’s tennis continues to win

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

On a weekend dedicated to the team’s fourth-year players, the No. 19 Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team was able to extend their winning streak to eight games.  Before the first match of the weekend against Oberlin College, the team recognized its two fourth-year members, Jennif...

Spartans complete back-to-back blowouts

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2017


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

The No. 12 Spartans continued their winning ways this weekend, defeating the unranked State University of New York at Oneonta in both of their matches. Both wins were dominating, with Case Western Reserve University only losing one match out of 18. In the first of the two match-ups, the Spartans came out strong....

Pushing stones and playing video games

Pushing stones and playing video games

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

You are gliding across the ice, crouched down on one knee and holding a circular stone. You need to time your release at the right moment so your stone can knock your opponent’s outside of the scoring circle while also staying on the circle itself. Your teammates will brush the ice upon the stone’...

The Observer predicts Greek Week main events for fun

The Observer predicts Greek Week main events for fun

Taylor Moran, Executive Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

Rope pull and pyramid are the two most-hyped events of Greek Week. Both sororities and fraternities spend countless hours crawling through the mud and holding positions in trenches preparing for the events. With the competition as intense as ever before, The Observer decided to try and predict the results....

Adventures in northeastern traveling

Adventures in northeastern traveling

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

With spring break in the rearview mirror and one week already gone in April, snow is the furthest thing from anyone’s mind right now. However, the Case Western Reserve University softball team learned the hard way that you can’t forget the fluffy white stuff. Three of their scheduled games at Bra...

Walk it off, walk it off

Walk it off, walk it off

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

Starting an article with the opening line from “A Tale of Two Cities” is a cliché. However, it was assuredly “best of times and the worst of times” for the Case Western Reserve University softball team this past weekend. The team split a four game home series against then-No. 23 Emory Unive...

Local author documents Cavs’ title run

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

“The greatest sports story [is] in my backyard.” Cleveland-area reporter and author Chris Parker got the opportunity to cover that exact scenario when he served as a beat reporter for “Cleveland Scene” magazine, exclusively covering the Cleveland Cavaliers during the previous two seasons. With...

Baseball upsets top ten team, splits series

Baseball upsets top ten team, splits series

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team split the weekend with then third-ranked Emory University as the Spartans opened up play in the University Athletic Association (UAA). The Spartans are now 8-11 on the season and 2-2 in conference play. After coming into the series on a season high fou...

Women’s tennis continues to overcome adversity

Women’s tennis continues to overcome adversity

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

Coming into the season, Kristen Gambrell, the head coach of the women’s tennis team, did not know how her team would fare. Five of her 10 players were underclassmen with four of those five starting their first year at Case Western Reserve University. Injuries to some of the veterans put the undercl...

Stroup clutch, men’s tennis wins twice

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2017


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

The Spartans men’s tennis team played two games this past weekend and managed to win them both. Case Western Reserve University entered the weekend ranked No. 11, and hopes to improve upon that rank moving forward. During the team’s first game against the No. 25 Kenyon College Lords, the Spart...

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