The Observer

Spartans look to herd Bison in Saturday’s doubleheader

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2012

With 11 games left in the regular season, the Case Western Reserve University Spartans will play host to Bethany College this Saturday, April 14, for a doubleheader. The Spartans had won four out of five games coming into their Wednesday home matchup against Wooster College. Case sported a 19-10-1 record...

Spartans host Muskies at Progressive Field on Thursday

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

April 13, 2012

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team will host its annual game at Progressive Field on Thursday, April 19 against Muskingum University. The Spartans will host the Muskies at the home of the Cleveland Indians while honoring their nine senior student-athletes. The Spartans are riding a...

Spartan Spotlight: Peter Zak

Spartan Spotlight: Peter Zak

April 13, 2012

Peter Zak is a senior catcher on the men’s baseball team. Zak is from Brookline, Mass. and is majoring in chemistry.   Ben Yavitt: Welcome, Peter. How long have you been catching behind home plate? Peter Zak: Eighteen years. BY: Back in the good old days, when players took steroids...

UAA Athletes of the week

compiled from staff reports

April 6, 2012

Another red-hot seven days at the plate has landed Case Western Reserve University freshman rightfielder Gena Roberts University Athletic Association Hitter of the Week honors, announced by the league office on Tuesday. Roberts, who earns the UAA honor for the first time in her young career, batted a whopping .581 (18-for-31) during ...

Turn off the lights: Spartans and Big Red tie 6-6

Turn off the lights: Spartans and Big Red tie 6-6

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2012

Game called due to darkness after 11 innings Tuesday afternoon’s showdown between the Case Western Reserve University Spartans and the Denison University Big Red was so intense there was no winner. After three and a half hours of competition that stretched to 11 innings, the game was called a tie...

Gish and Spartans K.O. Cardinals 5-0

Gish and Spartans K.O. Cardinals 5-0

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2012

Southpaw’s nine strikeouts lead Case to shutout win Coming into Tuesday’s matchup against Otterbein College, the Case Western Reserve Spartans were 3-2 in their last five games and in a need of a kick to jumpstart the team. The Spartans found their sparkplug in junior lefthander Jarrett Gish’s...

Sluggers go 4-4 at UAA Championship, finish third

Sluggers go 4-4 at UAA Championship, finish third

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

March 23, 2012

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team wrapped up its trip to Florida and the University Athletic Association Championship with a 4-4 record and sole possession of third place in the conference. The Spartans finished third after a week of close games and top competition. Emory University finished ...

Baseball eyes UAA title, return trip to playoffs after record 2011 season

Baseball eyes UAA title, return trip to playoffs after record 2011 season

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2012

Spartans look to improve after first-ever trip to NCAA Championship Following a school-record season that produced 33 wins and a third-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional, the Case Western Reserve University Spartans have set their sights on a University Athletic Association championship and...

Sluggers open season with sweep over John Carroll, split with Guilford

Sluggers open season with sweep over John Carroll, split with Guilford

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2012

As spring weather begins to roll into Cleveland, the Case Western Reserve University baseball team kicked off its 2012 season with a four-game series over the weekend. The competition began on Friday, Feb. 24 with a doubleheader against cross-town rival John Carroll. After taking both games, the Spartans...

There’s always next year

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2010

On Wednesday, the 2010 MLB playoff began with the Texas Rangers taking on the Tampa Bay Rays. Also there’s a team from Ohio would be a participant in this year’s Fall Classic, but count the Cleveland Indians out of this one. With the American League Central once again crowning the Minnesota Twins,...

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