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UAA changes baseball and softball conference scheduling

UAA changes baseball and softball conference scheduling

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

February 24, 2017

Consistent temperatures in the 50s can only mean that spring is just around the corner. And with the start of spring comes the start of the baseball and softball seasons. In preparation for the new season, Spartan fans may have discovered something different about the schedules for both teams. The a...

No Joy in Cleveland

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 4, 2016

Cleveland fans are used to heartbreak. But nothing could’ve prepared them for this. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in 10 innings at Progressive Field to win the World Series in one of the most dramatic Game 7’s of all time. It is the Cubs’ first championship in 108 years. ...

Could the Indians be next?

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2016

The city of champions is looking to continue its success this year, but in a different sport. The Cleveland Indians defied many experts’ expectations and won the American League Central division this season, with the Detroit Tigers coming in second eight games behind. Now, the Indians have won t...

Baseball Swept Out of Division III Regionals

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

June 1, 2016

A blowout was not the way the baseball team wanted to end their season, but that was the case as they were eliminated from the NCAA Division III Championships on May 19 after losing to third-ranked Trinity University 10-0 in Spokane, Wash. The loss was the second for Case Western Reserve University in t...

Powerful Offense and Strong Pitching Lead to Victory in Season Finale

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

April 29, 2016

On a chilly day at Progressive Field, the Spartans used a late offensive surge and strong starting pitching to defeat the John Carroll University (JCU) Blue Streaks 6-1 on Tuesday in their season finale. Though it was Senior Day for Case Western Reserve University, third-year starter Jake Shields stole the ...

Wild wins and reaching records

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

April 22, 2016

Despite the harsh conditions for most of the spring semester, Spartans still competed in six varsity sports: men’s and women’s track and field, men’s and women’s tennis, baseball and softball, compiling a total record of 73-41. Though women’s tennis is the only team to have finished the regul...

Spartans baseball hot heading into home stretch

Spartans baseball hot heading into home stretch

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2016

Winning six games in a row is always a good thing; the Case Western Reserve University baseball team has recently done just that. Starting with two wins over Washington and Jefferson on Thursday, April 14, followed by two wins at Wooster on Saturday, April 16, a third win over Wooster on Sunday, ...

Baseball fights weather and opponents this weekend

Baseball fights weather and opponents this weekend

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2016

Northeast Ohio’s weather was up to its old tricks again this past weekend, creating some poor weather for the four games that Case Western Reserve University’s baseball team played. Play they did though, although they struggled in winning only one of the four games. The first half of the four games...

AL Central up for grabs

Billy Heyen and JP. O'Hagan

April 8, 2016

JP. O’Hagan (Sports Editor): Being that we are in Cleveland and baseball season has finally arrived, it just seems logical to debate who will win the American League (AL) Central. After two years of almost surprising post-season dominance, the Royals seem like they are the team to beat. However I just...

Changes and high hopes as the Indians open season

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

April 8, 2016

Despite their first game of the season being canceled due to weather, the Cleveland Indians’ season is underway. The Indians are considered to be worthy competitors in this year’s wide open American League. Even with the division rival Kansas City Royals returning major parts of their club from...

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