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New beginnings

New beginnings

Sanjay Annigeri, Contributing Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

A fresh start is something people always look forward to. It gives us a sense of forgetting what happened in the past and starting off on a new foot. However, not all fresh starts go the way people would like them to. Such was the case with the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team, who star...

Spartans bring down a giant

Spartans bring down a giant

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

As many of us have learned from video games, it is often not the boss that kills you, but the small helpers that come along the way that finish the job. The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team suffered a similar fate this past week, losing two matches away but winning the one at home aga...

Victory and a heartbreaker

Sanjay Annigeri, Contributing Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

When warriors come into battle, they know that they can’t let their side down. Spartans in particular are these type of fierce land-fighting warriors who will ensure that they leave their mark on any place they go. That mark was left in Hiram, Ohio as the Case Western Reserve University women’s so...

Besl Saves the Day

Besl Saves the Day

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

DiSanto saw the last of the Spartans for an entire week after its defending team won this past Saturday. The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team played its final two matches of its four match home stand this past week, losing the first and winning the second. First up was No. 7 John Carroll University (...

Rookie mistakes

Rookie mistakes

Sanjay Annigeri, Contributing Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

We learn from the mistakes we make. However minute, they have an effect. The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team dealt with those minor errors last week as they lost two heartbreaking matches at Baldwin Wallace University on Wednesday, Sept. 13 and Ohio Northern University on Saturday...

Working overtime

Working overtime

Sanjay Annigeri, Contributing Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team ended last week with a spectacular overtime win at Allegheny College on Saturday Sept. 9, bouncing back from their first loss of the season to Penn State Behrend on Wednesday. The team broke a 1-1 tie in the 96th minute with first-year midf...

A tale of two matches

A tale of two matches

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Case Western Reserve University’s men’s soccer team scored 10 goals this weekend, but still walked away with its first loss of the season. The Spartans played two games at home, each with very different results. The team’s defensive prowess remained on full display in the first 45 minutes of comp...

Goalkeeper works hard for Labor Day

Goalkeeper works hard for Labor Day

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The season is now underway for the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team. The Spartans opened the year with a home win against the University of Mount Union Purple Raiders, then followed that win with a draw against the Depauw University Tigers. Fourth-year student Calvin Boyle locked dow...

Women’s soccer does work on Labor Day weekend

Andrew Ford, Contributing Reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

Perfect. That word is normally used in exaggeration, but not in this case: the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team is 2-0-0. The undefeated record comes thanks to a 2-1 victory over Chatham University and a 2-0 shutout against University of Pittsburgh at Bradford on Sept. 1 and...

New faces may improve men’s soccer

New faces may improve men’s soccer

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University Men’s Soccer Team is already gearing up for an exciting new year, with new faces and new challenges alike. Last year, the team ended on a two-game losing streak with a final record of 5-9-4. This year, the prospects may look brighter, though the schedule looks tough...

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