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No Joy in Cleveland

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 4, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Cleveland fans are used to heartbreak. But nothing could’ve prepared them for this. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in 10 innings at Progressive Field to win the World Series in one of the most dramatic Game 7’s of all time. It is the Cubs’ first championship in 108 years. ...

Indians legitimate World Series contenders

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2016


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

It is an exciting time to be a Cleveland sports fan. Of course, we all know about LeBron James’ heroics in the NBA when he brought home the championship for the Cleveland Cavaliers. A team that has slipped under the radar, however, is the Cleveland Indians. After finishing in the middle of the division f...

Baseball Swept Out of Division III Regionals

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

June 1, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

A blowout was not the way the baseball team wanted to end their season, but that was the case as they were eliminated from the NCAA Division III Championships on May 19 after losing to third-ranked Trinity University 10-0 in Spokane, Wash. The loss was the second for Case Western Reserve University in t...

Powerful Offense and Strong Pitching Lead to Victory in Season Finale

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

April 29, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

On a chilly day at Progressive Field, the Spartans used a late offensive surge and strong starting pitching to defeat the John Carroll University (JCU) Blue Streaks 6-1 on Tuesday in their season finale. Though it was Senior Day for Case Western Reserve University, third-year starter Jake Shields stole the ...

Spartans baseball hot heading into home stretch

Spartans baseball hot heading into home stretch

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Winning six games in a row is always a good thing; the Case Western Reserve University baseball team has recently done just that. Starting with two wins over Washington and Jefferson on Thursday, April 14, followed by two wins at Wooster on Saturday, April 16, a third win over Wooster on Sunday, ...

Baseball fights weather and opponents this weekend

Baseball fights weather and opponents this weekend

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Northeast Ohio’s weather was up to its old tricks again this past weekend, creating some poor weather for the four games that Case Western Reserve University’s baseball team played. Play they did though, although they struggled in winning only one of the four games. The first half of the four games...

AL Central up for grabs

Billy Heyen and JP. O'Hagan

April 8, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

JP. O’Hagan (Sports Editor): Being that we are in Cleveland and baseball season has finally arrived, it just seems logical to debate who will win the American League (AL) Central. After two years of almost surprising post-season dominance, the Royals seem like they are the team to beat. However I just...

Spartan baseball undefeated at home

Spartan baseball undefeated at home

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

Nobby’s Ballpark played host to two baseball games on Saturday, April 2, including some baseball in the snow, but it did not hinder the home team from coming away victorious in both games of the doubleheader. The Case Western Reserve University baseball team welcomed Denison University into Cleveland...

Baseball powers way to weekend wins

Baseball powers way to weekend wins

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

A two-win weekend is always a good bounceback from a winless weekend. The Case Western Reserve University baseball team was able to take both games they played this past weekend on the road at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. The first game lasted 11 innings, with the Spartans emerging...

Spartans drop both weekend matchups

Spartans drop both weekend matchups

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

This past weekend saw a talented pitcher on his game throwing a complete game shutout. Sadly, it was not for the Case Western Reserve University baseball team, but against them, in a 1-0 loss to Marietta College; the Spartans were only able to manage one hit against Christian Herstine. They played...

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