The Observer

Baseball, softball make appearances in top 25

Sanjay Annigeri and Andrew Ford

March 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Football, Softball, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Track and Field, Wrestling

Baseball and softball rank in top 25 The Case Western Reserve University baseball and softball teams placed in the Division III top 25 rankings, with the men appearing at No. 18 and the women appearing at No. 22. This was the first time the baseball team was ranked in the top 25 since 2015 when t...

Wrestling wraps up season

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team capped off its season at the NCAA Central Regional Championships with a 16th place finish (25.5 points) and two individual wrestlers placing in their respective weight class. Second-year wrestler Alec Hoover ended his season with a fifth place finish....

Crawling, trying to walk

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

It has been many, many years since the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team has won a University Athletic Association (UAA) match. That streak continued last weekend. The team traveled to the University of Chicago on Saturday, Feb. 10 to test their wills against the hosts and New York University...

On to Chicago

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

The Case Western Reserve University wrestling squad, which has been consistently improving, sputtered at the John Summa Tournament. Last season the team finished fifth with 91.5 points. This year, they dropped four places to ninth (out of 15 teams) and scored 48.5 points. “I feel like we’ve made...

Wrestling improves at tough event

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

“Lots of history and a loaded field” is how Head Coach Danny Song described the Pete Willson Invitational. The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team brought a limited squad to Wheaton, Illinois to compete against 35 other schools in the “toughest Division III tournament in the country,”...

Hoover brothers lead wrestlers to three wins

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Second-year grapplers Alec and Andrew Hoover have been wrecking their competition lately. During the team’s four matches over the past week, the dynamic duo combined for a 6-0 record. Andrew Hoover has been especially spectacular, receiving University Athletic Association Wrestler of the Week after...

Wrestling shows promise over break

Wrestling shows promise over break

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wrestling

After over a month off of competition, the Spartan wrestling team returned in January to partake in three matches in the course of one week. On Jan. 6 the team traveled to Pennsylvania to wrestle in the Waynesburg Invitational. The tournament of 17 teams saw the Case Western Reserve University squad...

Seeing progress

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wrestling

Success is best judged when you can compare your team from one year to the next with similar competition. In other words, success is partly relative. In their final contest of the 2017 calendar year, the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team competed in the Rochester Institute of Technology...

Wrestling loses first dual meet

Wrestling loses first dual meet

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Early season match-ups are always a great measuring stick to judge where a team is in the first few weeks of the season. The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team now knows where they are on that measuring stick. In their second competition, and first dual meet, of the season the team fell...

Wrestling begins season with home challenge

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

The Spartans opened their doors to Division I and II competition to begin the season. The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team started by hosting the Ohio Intercollegiate Open. There was no team scoring, but five CWRU wrestlers placed in the top seven of their brackets. Second-year returning...

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