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Women’s basketball starts strong, Hillary Hellmann breaks record

Women’s basketball starts strong, Hillary Hellmann breaks record

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball started the season 4-0, winning against Allegheny College and Chatham University in the Greg Richards Tournament, topping Denison University 91-84 in overtime and defeating John Carroll University 79-65. With the addition of graduate student forwar...

Fifth-year basketball player returns after season long injury

Fifth-year basketball player returns after season long injury

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

Kara Hageman is a graduate student and forward on the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team. She retained a year of athletic eligibility due to a year-long injury in her fourth year but is back with a passion to succeed. She graduated with a degree in biomedical engineering and is c...

Swimming and diving wraps up winning semester

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Women's Swimming

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams have made a splash so far this season. Both the women’s and men’s teams have won five out of their six meets in the current season. Most recently, the teams swept a quad meet at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. The...

Men’s basketball wins Bill Sudeck Tournament

Men’s basketball wins Bill Sudeck Tournament

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team dominated the competition at home to win the Bill Sudeck Tournament, defeating Franciscan University of Steubenville, 78-48, on Friday, Nov. 16 and Washington College, 70-66, the day after. However, the team recently faced its first setback of the season...

Men’s basketball looks to improve on last season

Men’s basketball looks to improve on last season

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team looks to build on its progress from last year. The team finished the 2017-2018 campaign with a 12-13 record. CWRU averaged 75 points per game and hit an average of 9.5 three pointers per game. The team will return nine of last year’s pl...

Third-year basketball player grows with experience

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Monty Khela is a third-year guard on the men’s basketball team. He is a biology major who plans on attending medical school to become a doctor. Additionally, he is a research assistant and a teaching assistant. In his free time, he likes to work out and watch Marvel movies. What is your favorite ...

Life’s imperfections are what make it great

Life’s imperfections are what make it great

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Alicia Marie Gonzales is a third-year guard on the women’s basketball team. She has played basketball since the first grade and has continued to better herself at the sport despite suffering injuries. Off the court, she is an active member in Phi Mu, Theta Tau and the American Society of Civil Engi...

Strong early start for swimming, diving

Strong early start for swimming, diving

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Women's Swimming

After their first three meets, the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams each stand at 2-1 after a loss to Carnegie Mellon University and victories over John Carroll University and Oberlin College. Against Carnegie Mellon, the men’s team lost by a score of 206...

The Cavaliers are in NBA purgatory

The Cavaliers are in NBA purgatory

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

For the second time in the last eight years, the Cleveland Cavaliers are left picking up the pieces after the departure of superstar LeBron James. The team made the NBA Finals every year for the last four years and won their first championship with James. Now, management has the impossible task of deci...

Can the Blue Jackets live up to expectations?

Can the Blue Jackets live up to expectations?

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Hockey, Sports

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. What is going on with the Columbus Blue Jackets? At first glance, they have an amazing team. They are off to a fairly good start, currently tied for fourth in their division after 10 games. Superstar Artemi Panarin is off to a hot start with 15...

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