The Observer

Men’s basketball struggles at home against UAA talent

Men’s basketball struggles at home against UAA talent

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2016


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

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team suffered a tough week, losing both conference games against Washington University in St. Louis and University of Chicago. The losses were the first in the University Athletic Association (UAA) for the team this season as they fell to 1-2 in...

Men’s Basketball kicks off UAA play with big win

Men’s Basketball kicks off UAA play with big win

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team scored two big wins as they opened up the University Athletic Association (UAA) competition. The team first celebrated a win over Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) 94-81. The Spartans also beat Muskingum University 106-101 to start a two game...

Men’s Basketball splits the weekend

Men’s Basketball splits the weekend

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The men’s basketball team split last weekend against Allegheny College and Denison University. The team sits at 4-2 on the season and is 3-1 in its last four games. The Spartans kicked off play against State University of New York at Fredonia in the Greg Richards Memorial Tip-Off Classic hosted...

Women’s basketball struggles in back to back tournaments

Women’s basketball struggles in back to back tournaments

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Since you last heard from them, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team has played four games. The Spartans struggled in their two tournaments, dropping three of the four matchups. However, the team remained competitive in all games with a points margin in their favor as they outscored...

Women’s Basketball drops first two games of season

Women’s Basketball drops first two games of season

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team got their season underway this past weekend. The Spartans made the trip to Denison University to face off against the Big Red. Denison is an experienced team with a lot of talent, including a d3hoops.com preseason All-American in Jordan...

Men’s Basketball opens season with two wins

Men’s Basketball opens season with two wins

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University Men’s Basketball team has gotten off to a quick start on the season with a 2-1 record through three games. The team is currently 1-1 at home and won their only road game. The team is shooting the ball well overall, currently 46.8 field goal percentage and just under...

Looking ahead at the men’s basketball 2015-2016 campaign

Looking ahead at the men’s basketball 2015-2016 campaign

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

November 13, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Last season record: 15-10 Last Season UAA Standing: 6-8, Tied for 5th in UAA Top Rival: Emory University Returning players: 9 Newcomers: 6 Season kickoff: Hosting the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Memorial Tournament, played between Goucher College, Brooklyn College and Rochester Institute...

Women’s basketball looks to rebound from last season

Women’s basketball looks to rebound from last season

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

November 13, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Last season record: 9-16 overall Last Season University Athletic Association (UAA) Standing: 3-11, Tied for 7th place Top Rival: Carnegie Mellon University Tartans Returning players: 5 Newcomers: 7 Season kickoff: Friday, Nov. 13, Away at Denison University, 6 p.m. Home Ope...

Cavaliers hold Cleveland’s championship hope

Noah Crowley, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers are currently the single greatest hope for a major sports championship in Northeast Ohio. The last time “The Land” has won a major sports championship was back in 1964: the Browns won before the NFL Championship played the AFL and held the annual “Superbowl.” Upon his...

The Cavaliers and Cleveland pride

The Cavaliers and Cleveland pride

Abby Assmus

June 18, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

Cleveland sports are often referred to as a joke, mainly because of the lack of national championships our three major league teams have. The Cleveland Browns are constantly changing coaches and quarterbacks and watching the Cleveland Indians can be saddening at times. Take the game against the Chicago...

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