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Cavs swept up by Hurricane Durant: a look back at the NBA Finals

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

June 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

  The beginning of June brings the start of many different phenomena. Consistent warm weather in Cleveland is one. Hurricane season is another. The Cleveland Cavaliers and their fans found out the hard way about hurricane season, running into Hurricane Durant throughout the NBA Finals. The...

Basketball finishes season with win over rival

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Following a back-and-forth first half, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team used a late surge to defeat host Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), 93-87, to conclude the 2015-2016 season. The Spartans ended the season with a 12-13 mark on the strength of back-to-back conference wins...

Sweet win for Spartan seniors as women’s basketball beats Emory at Senior Day battle

Sweet win for Spartan seniors as women’s basketball beats Emory at Senior Day battle

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

This past weekend saw the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team play host to two teams in University Athletic Association (UAA) conference matchups. The first game saw the University of Rochester Yellowjackets come to town, and it certainly was a battle. The game went into overtime,...

Women’s basketball improving despite back to back losses

Women’s basketball improving despite back to back losses

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2016


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

It can be easy to focus on results when it comes to collegiate athletics. With regards to the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team, however, it cannot be the only thing by which the team is judged. This past weekend saw the Spartans lose two games, bringing their record to 7-15 and...

Spartan basketball struggles on the road, enters final stretch of season

Spartan basketball struggles on the road, enters final stretch of season

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team dropped both games this weekend against Washington University and University of Chicago and fell to 10-12 on the season, including a 3-8 record in the University Athletic Association Conference. The Spartans have lost three straight and are...

Women’s basketball beats #7 NYU to cap throwback weekend

Women’s basketball beats #7 NYU to cap throwback weekend

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The weekend of Feb. 5 to Feb. 7, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team got to play two games in Adelbert Gymnasium. It was Throwback Weekend, and that meant it was time to break out the bright yellow Mather College jerseys in homage to the past. The weekend did not start off...

Men’s basketball wins and loses on smallest of margins

Men’s basketball wins and loses on smallest of margins

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team had Throwback Weekend, with the team wearing the historic Western Reserve University's basketball uniforms against Brandeis University on Feb. 5 and Case Institute of Technology uniforms against New York University on Feb. 7. The Spartans went...

Women’s basketball looks to win in second crack at UAA rivals

Women’s basketball looks to win in second crack at UAA rivals

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

This past weekend, the Case Western Reserve University Women’s Basketball team played two conference games on the road, dropping both games by close margins. “I'm extremely proud of how the team has come together,” said third-year student and guard Jessica McCoy. “We've had our setbacks,...

Men’s basketball snaps skid, looks to round two on Throwback Weekend

Men’s basketball snaps skid, looks to round two on Throwback Weekend

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University Men’s Basketball team picked up an important win this week, ending a four game losing streak. The team split the weekend, winning at Brandeis University and losing against New York University. The team is now 9-9 on the season and is 2-5 in the University Athletic...

Women’s basketball looks to turn victory over Emory into streak

Women’s basketball looks to turn victory over Emory into streak

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team played two games on the road this past weekend. The first game was played up in Rochester, New York, and the seventh-ranked University of Rochester YellowJackets emerged with a 66-55 win. This was a pretty evenly fought game, with a 20-9...

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