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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...

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...

On the verge

On the verge

Andrew Hodowanec, Contributing Reporter

February 19, 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...

Women’s basketball headed in the right direction

Women’s basketball headed in the right direction

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

January 23, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

The women’s basketball team found their footing to climb back to .500 on Sunday, two days after dropping a heartbreaking upset bid of the visiting New York University squad. The women’s squad has had their share of ups and downs this season, but back-to-back strong showings this weekend seem to...

Volleyball battles to victory in home finale

Volleyball battles to victory in home finale

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

October 16, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Spartans rode the roar of the home crowd to victory Tuesday night. After a weekend off following the first of two UAA round robins, the Spartans returned to the court to win a hard fought battle against Hiram College. The match was the Spartans’ last this season in Horsburgh Gymnasium. The...

Up and down week proves Spartan’s mettle

Taylor Fletcher, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

In the past three games, the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team experience typifies what draws so many people to competition and sport. CWRU was able to start with a 1-0 win on Thursday in their final home non-conference game against Kenyon. However, their seven-game unbeaten streak...

So close

JP. O’Hagan

October 9, 2014


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Case Western Reserve soccer team was mere minutes from subduing the fourth best team in the nation last Saturday. The Spartans battled the Brandeis Judges in the kickoff of the University Athletic Association conference play of the year for two halves and two minutes short of two full extra times...

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