The Observer

Spartans comeback falls short

Sanjay Annigeri, Sports Editor

March 2, 2018

Leads are not always safe. History provides many famous examples. The ones that stick out the most include the 28-3 lead of the Atlanta Falcons in last year’s Super Bowl and the 3-1 series lead that the Golden State Warriors had over the Cleveland Cavaliers. However, all leads aren’t blown. The...

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...

Spartans take sixth at UAA Championship

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s swim and dive teams traveled down to Atlanta last week to compete in the University Athletic Association (UAA) championships at Emory University. After four days of hard-fought competition, the Spartans finished sixth out of the eight-team field...

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...

Spartans close out dual season and honor seniors in style

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018

On a day to honor the graduating students for their contributions to the program over the last four years, the Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving team finished out the dual meet part of their season with a bang. The men's team picked up a 229-66 victory over Baldwin Wallace University...

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...

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