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Spartans bounce back at Ohio Northern

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University Swimming and Diving teams took first at Ohio Northern University (ONU) on Saturday, Jan. 26. The men’s team defeated ONU 179-119, bringing their season record to 6-2. The women’s team beat both ONU and the NCAA Division II team from Hillsdale College with scores 243-5...

Athletic awards and recognition

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

CWRU women’s indoor track and field rank in top 25 for first time On Jan. 10, it was announced that the women’s indoor track and field team was ranked 25th in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Preseason Computer Rankings. This is the first time the t...

Men’s basketball wins first road game at University of Chicago in decade

Men’s basketball wins first road game at University of Chicago in decade

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team continued its University Athletic Association (UAA) schedule last week, facing two tough opponents on the road, the University of Chicago and Washington University in St. Louis (WashU). The team defeated then-UAA leader Chicago, 85-80, on Frida...

Spartans fall to top UAA competition

Spartans fall to top UAA competition

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team fell to tough opponents this past weekend, including No. 19 University of Chicago 83-55, and the University of Washington in St. Louis (WashU), who holds a perfect 7-0 University Athletic Association (UAA) conference record. The Spartans still main...

Men’s basketball suffers setback against UAA opponents

Men’s basketball suffers setback against UAA opponents

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team suffered two tough defeats on the road against University Athletic Association (UAA) opponents, losing to Emory University, 91-74, on Friday, Jan. 18 and to No. 22 University of Rochester, 81-68, on Monday, Jan. 21.   CWRU played a close f...

Spartan swimming sinks in New York

Spartan swimming sinks in New York

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams both lost to State University of New York at Geneseo (SUNY-Geneseo) on Martin Luther King Jr. Day this past weekend. The meet was pushed back from Saturday, Jan. 19 due to the dangerous winter weather’s effect on travel time. Both the men...

Spartans split on the road

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

“For every high, there is a low.” The adage rings true to the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team’s first University Athletic Association (UAA) road trip last weekend. The Spartans tied the program’s second-longest win streak with their win against Emory University, 71-...

Midseason NBA catch-up

Midseason NBA catch-up

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

LeBron left Cleveland, but Cavaliers tickets are now affordable The story of last summer was the departure of LeBron James to the Los Angeles Lakers. After four straight trips to the NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers currently hold the worst record in the league. Granted, star forward Kevin Love has m...

Men’s basketball wins nailbiter, loses heartbreaker

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team started the calendar year looking to take on the challenge of playing a tough University Athletic Association (UAA) schedule. So far, the team has played well at home, winning a game 57-55 against New York University (NYU) on Friday, Jan. 11 and lo...

Strong start to the new year

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team has started 2019 with five wins, highlighted by University Athletic Association (UAA) wins against Carnegie Mellon University (74-63), New York University (72-62) and a (67-64) nailbiter against Brandeis University, as well as an 86-76 win against...

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