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Spartans dominate rival CMU

Spartans dominate rival CMU

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

As the weather heated up, so too did the Case Western Reserve University softball team. The Spartans won three of their four home games against Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) on April 5 and 6. CWRU dominated the first day of competition, winning the two games 6-0 and 8-0. Third-year pitcher Ilis...

Baseball sweeps four game series at NYU

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team picked up its first win and series win in conference play, outhitting New York University (NYU) with 6-5, 6-0, 3-1 and 5-3 victories on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7. The team also picked up a 7-2 victory at home on Wednesday, April 3 against B...

Baseball drops two to open conference play

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team faced a tough opponent in No. 18 Washington University in St. Louis (WashU), dropping both games at home on Friday, March 29. The Spartans battled hard, but ultimately fell short, losing 7-5 and 2-1. In the first game, CWRU attempted a late comeback, but it wasnâ€...

A glance at the upcoming MLB season

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

The first day of spring has passed, meaning it is officially the season for warmer weather, more scoops of Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream and less concentration in class. But the start of spring also represents the start of something much greater: the start of the Major League Baseball season. Opening...

Baseball extends winning streak to six with two sweeps

Baseball extends winning streak to six with two sweeps

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team continued their home dominance by defeating State University of New York at Fredonia in a doubleheader 19-0 and 5-3 on Saturday, March 23 and St. John Fisher College in a doubleheader 5-4 and 7-2 on Sunday, March 24. Against SUNY Fredonia, the Spartans kept the...

Baseball’s offense doesn’t take a spring break

Baseball’s offense doesn’t take a spring break

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Spartan baseball team opened their spring break trip in Atlanta with a two-game series against Oglethorpe University. CWRU defeated the Stormy Petrels 9-0, which was the third straight win for the Spartans. The game had several highlight moments, including second-year pitcher Matt Levine pitching se...

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...

Baseball clinches UAA conference championship

Baseball clinches UAA conference championship

Joey Recchia, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018


Filed under Baseball

The No. 12 Case Western Reserve University baseball team split a four-game series at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) to clinch a share of the University Athletic Association (UAA) championship. They can claim sole ownership of the position, as long as Emory University does not sweep New Y...

Every moment matters for fourth-year shortstop

Every moment matters for fourth-year shortstop

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

“Going, going, gone.” The crack of the bat leads to this exclamation from everybody in the ballpark, but few have actually seen a five-year-old hit a home run. Yes, that’s right; at the age of five-years-old, Alex Capetillo, fourth-year student and baseball player, hit his very first home run, ...

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