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Spartan swimmers and divers kick past competition

Spartan swimmers and divers kick past competition

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University men's and women's swimming and diving teams traveled to Hillsdale, Michigan on Saturday, Jan. 27,  where both squads were victorious. The men’s team beat in-state rival Ohio Northern University (ONU) on Saturday, while the women's squad defeated ONU and NCAA Div...

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)...

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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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. ...

Swimming and diving drops first meet after winter break

Swimming and diving drops first meet after winter break

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams returned from winter break and hosted State University of New York at Geneseo in a dual meet at the Veale Natatorium on Jan. 19 and 20. While the Spartans came out with some strong performances, the SUNY Geneseo Knights swam a near perfect...

Men’s basketball comeback win ends losing streak

Men’s basketball comeback win ends losing streak

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2018

After blowing a first half lead against the University of Chicago and a potential four-game losing streak on the line, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team didn’t stress. “We have been in this situation before. We didn't panic, stayed calm and focused on executing,” said...

Hellmann hits 1,000 as Spartans fall again

Hellmann hits 1,000 as Spartans fall again

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2018

Sometimes you can’t have the best of both worlds. It’s like eating ice cream on a scorching hot day, or scoring your 30,000th career point in a loss to the Kawhi Leonard-less San Antonio Spurs. Last weekend, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team dropped two University Athletic...

Nally is nothing but net

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018

As the snow began to pick up outside on a frigid day during winter break in Atlanta, there was another weather phenomenon brewing inside the gym where the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team was playing. This was no ordinary storm. It was a torrential downpour of three-pointers, orc...

Women’s basketball has woes on the road

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018

Sometimes the hardest roadblocks to overcome for a team are not part of the game itself. They may just be fatigue from traveling long distances on the road. The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team began their University Athletic Association games with three losses to tough oppon...

Swimming and diving finishes strong before break

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2017

Led by some great individual and team performances, the Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams were able to sweep both the men’s and women’s titles at the Wooster Invitational. Going up against a fleet of other schools from around the region, the Spartans were able to use their...

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