The Observer

Spartan track and field finish first, second at season opener

Evan Rose, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2015

Although both the men’s and women’s varsity track teams had their first meet in December, they officially kicked off their seasons on Jan. 23, at the Baldwin-Wallace Mid-January Meet. The women’s team pulled off the victory at this meet, finishing 36.5 points ahead of second-place Baldwin-Wallace...

Track and field springs from the starting line

Evan Rose, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2015

Both the men’s and women’s track and field teams opened their winter seasons with strong performances at the second annual Spartan Holiday Classic, held at the Veale Athletic Center on Dec. 6. The Spartans dominated the other five teams in the meet, earning a combined score of 433, compared to 2nd...

A Beginning and an End

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

December 5, 2014

Kelsey Aamoth competed in her first NCAA Championship meet back on Nov. 22nd to bring Case Western Reserve University back to the national cross country stage. Aamoth placed 138th of the 280 runners, despite only finishing the 6K course a mere three minutes behind the leaders. She finished the course...

Breaking records and bringing home the bacon

Skyler Phillips, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2014

Two amazing things happened at the Marv Frye Invitational for the track and field team this Saturday. Well, a few amazing things happened, but two especially amazing things. First off, a school record was broken for the women’s team, and secondly the men scored third place out of 10. Beyond that, nine...

Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

Skyler Phillips, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2014

It was a rainy day at the Don Frail invitation this past Saturday, but only in the literal sense of the word. Figuratively, the sun was shining for the Spartans’ track and field team; both the men’s and women’s teams had one competitor place first and at least three place in the top five. This...

Springing into the outdoor season

Skyler Phillips, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2014

The weather is finally starting to warm up, and with perfect timing. The track and field team started their outdoor season over the weekend with the Washington and Lee Track and Field Carnival. The team has been preparing for outdoors for a while now, so it must be nice to finally take a step outside....

Weintraub wins, outdoors begin

Skyler Phillips, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2014

Last weekend was the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field championship, and Case Western Reserve University had one team member proudly represent the Spartans on the campus of Nebraska Wesleyan University. This officially marks the halfway point of the season. The competitor that we sent to the...

Spartan success at All-Ohio Championship bodes well for remaining season

Skyler Phillips, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2014

The track and field team participated in two meets this weekend—on Friday, the Baldwin Wallace Mid-February meet, and on Saturday the All-Ohio Indoor Championship meet. The men placed seventh in the All-Ohio meet (out of 19) and 12th in the BW meet (out of 15); the women placed sixth in the BW meet...

Spartans strong during Wuske Invitational

Skyler Phillips, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2014

The Jim Wuske Invitational occurred on Saturday and the Spartan track and field team participated. The Wuske Invitational meet is a larger meet hosted by Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio, with over ten different teams competing. With more individuals per event, there was a lot of competition. This year,...

Spartans lose Obelisk trophy to Carnegie Mellon University

Skyler Phillips, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2014

Last Saturday, the Spartan track team competed against Carnegie Mellon University in the traditional “Battle for the Obelisk” and, despite the women team’s victory, the combined points of the men and women were not enough to carry the Obelisk home; the Case Western Reserve University men’s team...

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