The Observer

Track and field turns in outstanding performance

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2017

The Spartan men took first and the women took second in this year’s Greater Cleveland Colleges Meet. During the spectacular day, Case Western Reserve University fourth-year students Joe Ledger and Nathaniel Wahner broke school records as they gave everything that had at the meet. The Spartan women ...

Spartans run strong two days in a row

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017

The Spartans competed in two days of events this weekend, with a list of top-five finishes from both days. On Friday, Feb. 10, Case Western Reserve University’s swimming and diving team traveled to Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio to compete against 12 other schools. The day after, the Spa...

Wahner wins three times

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2017

The Spartans did exceptionally well this weekend in Ada, Ohio. Case Western Reserve University’s track and field teams took a pair of top-five finishes in the 15 team meet at Ohio Northern University (ONU). The men’s team finished in third, while the women’s team took fifth place. ONU’s women...

Tartans outrun Spartans, take the Obelisk

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2017

The Spartans fell to their rival, the Tartans, at the 9th annual Battle for the Obelisk. The Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Tartans, Case Western Reserve University’s arch rival in the University Athletic Association, won the day 147-125 after combining both the men’s and women’s scores. CMU also ...

Track and Field shine at the SPIRE Invitational

Track and Field shine at the SPIRE Invitational

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2017

Both the Spartan men and women performed well this past weekend at the SPIRE Invitational in Geneva, Ohio. A school record was broken, the Case Western Reserve University men took third place out of 12 teams and the women took seventh out of 13. The event, hosted by Carnegie Mellon University, was the firs...

Running and jumping into the new year

Running and jumping into the new year

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2017

 The Spartans invaded Kent State University for a track and field meet at the beginning of December. Case Western Reserve University had participants in a large variety of events throughout the two-day meet. The first day had far fewer Spartans participate than the second, but both days saw Spartans plac...

Spartans dominate top three

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2016

The Spartans shined in the Fourth Annual Case Western Reserve University Spartan Holiday Classic, totalling a large sum of top three performances. Of these top-three performances, CWRU had four first-place finishes. Both the men’s and women’s track and field teams earned top three performances f...

Ready in the blocks

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

December 2, 2016

Though the forecast for Dec. 3 is cold and possibly rainy, there is going to be a track and field meet held on campus. The frigid temperatures won’t stop any runners, as the event is going to be held inside the Veale Athletic, Convocation and Recreation Center. The Case Western Reserve University trac...

One Final Meet, One Last Record for Track and Field

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

May 27, 2016

In what turned out to be their final meet of the year, the men’s 4x100 meter relay team set one final record for the Spartans when they competed at the Great Lakes Elite Meet on May 19. Third-year student Nathaniel Wahner, second-year students Adrian Cannon and Zak Hurd and first-year student Rasheed ...

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...

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