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Women’s basketball ends season with a loss to Carnegie Mellon

David Chang, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018

The Case Western Reserve women’s basketball team dropped their final game of the season to Carnegie Mellon University 71-55. The Spartans end their season with an overall record of 4-20, and a 1-13 record against University Athletic Association (UAA) opponents. A heated shootout started in the first...

Men’s basketball looks to close out season on the road

Men’s basketball looks to close out season on the road

Sanjay Annigeri, Sports Editor

February 23, 2018

The 2017-2018 season is almost over. The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team is looking to end the season on a high note. However, the team has to play its final three games on the road. This started with matchups against No. 2 Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) and University...

Women’s basketball swept by conference foes

Women’s basketball swept by conference foes

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team dropped games against Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) 99-61 and No. 11 University of Chicago 73-35. Although the Spartans seem to be amassing losses with their 1-12 University Athletic Association (UAA) record, the team is picking...

Women’s basketball drops two on Senior Night

Women’s basketball drops two on Senior Night

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team played their final two games at home in the Horsburgh Gymnasium this weekend, losing to No. 20 University of Rochester 81-49 and Emory University 73-62. The Rochester game started with both teams running fast tempo offenses. The Spartans...

Men’s basketball boxed out

Men’s basketball boxed out

Sanjay Annigeri, Sports Editor

February 16, 2018

When the clock read 0:00, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team saw it all disappear. Their five-game win streak ended. Their 2017-2018 home schedule ended. The fourth-year star forward finished playing his final home game. Even with all the endings, there were many things to...

Double-double

Double-double

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018

Brandeis University and New York University (NYU) came into Adelbert Gymnasium with the fire of revenge burning inside of them. Instead of enjoying the sweet taste of revenge, they left with the bitter taste of defeat, all thanks to the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team. The Spartans...

Women’s basketball notches first UAA win over Throwback Weekend

Women’s basketball notches first UAA win over Throwback Weekend

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018

When the sun comes out on a cold winter day and the temperature rises above 20 degrees, everyone feels blessed that they don’t have to suffer walking through the freezing snow. Like the sun, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team busted out their bright yellow throwback Mather...

Road warriors

Road warriors

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team grabbed attention this past weekend as they defeated Brandeis University 89-58 on Friday, Jan. 26 and defeated New York University (NYU) 77-75 on Sunday, Jan. 28. With the two victories, the team swept a University Athletic Association (UAA)...

Observer sports reporters podcast

Niko Kamlet and Andrew Ford

February 2, 2018

Andrew, Eddie and Niko return to discuss All-Star Games across different sports leagues. Starting with hockey, they suggest improvements to all of the four major leagues' games. They also discuss Brock Boeser's breakout. Tune in next week for the latest installment of The Observer sports reporters podcast. ...

Hellmann moves up as Spartans drop two on the road again

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University women's basketball team traveled to Waltham, Massachusetts to play Brandeis University and then to New York City to play the New York University Violets (NYU). The Brandeis Judges found the Spartans guilty on the court, winning 63-42, and the Violets played with flying...

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