The Observer

Tennis bounces into spring season

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team extended their winning streak while competing against Coe College on Friday, Feb. 15. The win brought the Spartans’ record to 4-0 overall. To start the day, the Spartans competed in doubles matches. CWRU was able to claim two of their three...

Individual, relay successes stand out for Spartan track and field

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

The Case Western Reserve University men and women’s track and field teams sent a group to compete in the Mid-February Meet on Friday, Feb. 8. The event was hosted by Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio. The Spartans were able to finish the meet with a third place finish for the men and a sixth ...

Men’s tennis kicks off spring with 3 victories

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team started their spring 2019 season successfully with three victories on Saturday, Feb. 9. The team defeated Wabash College, Earlham College and the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology each with a score of 9-0. The Spartans started the day by facing Wabas...

Track and field teams claim third and fourth at Denison

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to the Bob Shannon Invitational in Granville, Ohio. The event was hosted by Denison University and the Spartans arrived ready to compete which led to strong finishes by both teams. The men came out with a third p...

Athletic awards and recognition

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Men's Swimming, Softball, Sports, Track and Field, Women's Basketball, Women's Swimming

CWRU women’s indoor track and field rank in top 25 for first time On Jan. 10, it was announced that the women’s indoor track and field team was ranked 25th in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Preseason Computer Rankings. This is the first time the t...

Track and field battles for the Obelisk

Track and field battles for the Obelisk

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the 11th Annual Battle for the Obelisk last weekend. Together, the teams earned 115 team points, but that was not enough to secure a win against University Athletic Association opponents Carnegie Mellon Unive...

Sports briefs

Sports briefs

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Top Stories, Track and Field, Women's Swimming

Indoor track and field The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams both took home first place finishes at the Sixth Annual CWRU Spartan Holiday Classic on Dec. 1. Third-year athlete Dominic Oddo paced the men’s team with a first place finish in the ...

Will there be a World Series rematch?

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

There are just four teams left in the MLB playoffs after just two rounds of games. In the American League, the Boston Red Sox dispatched the Wild Card Game-winning New York Yankees in four games, and the Houston Astros swept the Cleveland Indians in the other division series. The Los Angeles Dodgers...

Predicting the MLB opening round playoff matchups

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

October has rolled around again, which means the MLB playoffs are beginning once again. As of press time, the Colorado Rockies have already defeated the Chicago Cubs in the National League Wild Card game, 2-1 in 13 innings, and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 in the American League Wild...

Softball finishes tied for fifth after magical run last spring

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

In case you missed it after leaving campus last semester, the Case Western University softball team achieved a historic feat in May by placing sixth at the NCAA National Tournament. Here is a recap of the run. Greatness can be hard to define, but is easily recognizable. The Case Western Reser...

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