The Observer

Intramural Basketball Tournament finishes in a flourish

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Case Western Reserve University’s version of March Madness was fun while it lasted, but all good things must come to an end. The champions of the intramural leagues have been crowned, and everyone is already uttering that timeless phrase: “Wait until next year.” Allow us to update you on how the...

Triumphs and heartbreak

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

It’s a great time of year for basketball fans. Spectacular upsets, close games every time you check back on the action and unlikely playoff runs leave their stamp on this portion of the calendar. It’s been a great tournament for intramural basketball here at Case Western Reserve University. No other...

Hard-fought on the hardwood

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The March Madness Tournament may be quickly approaching in college basketball, but that doesn’t mean Case Western Reserve University has lacked some madness of its own. The intramural basketball playoffs are about to get underway, with plenty of teams aspiring to become “bracket busters” in their...

March Madness is upon us

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

March 20, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Possibly the most exciting of all events in the world of college sports the NCAA Division I basketball tournament. With thousands of leagues and prizes across the country for the best brackets, sports fans everywhere are carefully weighing each of the 68 teams in the tournament and trying to predict...

Battle for hardwood supremacy

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

As the month of February comes to a rapid conclusion, the intramural basketball action on campus is heating up at an equally rapid pace. The regular season is approaching its midpoint in all leagues, with the teams beginning to gear up for the playoffs. What exactly has happened over the weekend? Let’s...

Basketball woes continue through snow

Basketball woes continue through snow

Evan Rose, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The Spartans’ losing streak continued over the weekend, stretching to eight after away losses to New York University (NYU) and Brandeis University. They fell to 7-15 overall and 1-10 in the University Athletic Association. The team lost to 11th-ranked NYU 69-52 on Friday at the Jerome S. Coles Sports...

Beginnings and Endings

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

It was a long, strenuous journey for all involved, but the campus indoor hockey tournament has reached its conclusion. The league champion, as well as the consolation bracket champion, has been crowned. Let’s review the ending of the tournament. In the semifinals, No Ra-Gretzkies topped SigEp by...

On the verge

On the verge

Andrew Hodowanec, Contributing Reporter

February 20, 2015


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

The Spartans split last weekend going 1-1, first seeing their losing streak extend to three on Friday as they fell to the New York University (NYU) Violets 94-73. Despite four Spartans scoring double digits, including a standout 18-point performance by senior guard Julien Person, the men were unable...

Defense wins Championships

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

Newsflash: The Cleveland Cavaliers are playing defense, and they’re doing it for the first time all season. They’ve also ripped off 11 straight wins, making them the hottest team in the NBA right now. Coincidence? The numbers provide an explanation. In their first 39 games, the Cavaliers were...

Giant killers

Aaron Shang, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

On a snowy night in Cleveland, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team stayed hot by outpacing the No. 7 Washington University (Mo.) Bears en route to a critical 89-78 victory in St. Louis. Relying on an unstoppable offensive effort from senior forward and team captain Dane McLoughlin...

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