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Browns hit new low

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2017


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Football, Sports

On Dec. 24 the Cleveland Browns found themselves in a battle with the San Diego Chargers. The Browns went up by double digits earlier in the game but found themselves having to hold off the charging Chargers. Down by three with seconds remaining on the clock, San Diego had a chance to tie the game an...

NFL playoffs nearing their end

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The NFL playoffs are in full swing, and while the first few games were boring even to the most hardcore of fans, the excitement level has really picked up as the teams get closer to the ultimate prize. The conference championship games are set with the New England Patriots facing the Pittsburgh Steelers ...

Spartans upset

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports

College football is full of upsets. No team is safe from losing, no matter how strong of a team they claim to be. Even the University of Mount Union, winners of 112 consecutive regular season games, can lose, as they did this past Saturday.   It should come as no surprise then that the Case Western Reserve...

Time to crush some Mellon

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports

Normally a rivalry game is the most highly anticipated game of any season. Any chance to beat your rival and hold bragging rights—and possibly a trophy—for a full year is an amazing opportunity. For Case Western Reserve University’s football team, tomorrow's home matchup versus Carnegie Mellon ...

Back from the brink

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports

The ball bounced on the turf and third-year student Justin McMahon saw his chance to rescue the season. The linebacker pounced on the fumble at the three yard line, stopping Westminster College’s golden opportunity to win the game in the final seconds. The Case Western Reserve University footbal...

Eight Is Great

Eight Is Great

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 4, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports

With the temperature reaching a record high, there was no question of if it was hot during the football game on Saturday, Oct. 29, in St. Louis. The question was whether the No. 24 Case Western Reserve University offense was even hotter. There was simply no stopping the CWRU running game in the team...

“We did what we had to do to win”

“We did what we had to do to win”

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 28, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports

After many students struggled through their midterm exams, the Spartans’ football team faced their hardest test of the season. Just like their fellow Case Western Reserve University students, the team passed, defeating Geneva College Golden Tornados 16-14. With the win, the Spartans remain a perfect ...

Finding new ways to win

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 21, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports

The formula may have been a bit different, but the result was still the same for the Spartans. The Case Western Reserve University football team secured another victory, their sixth in a row, over the Thiel College Tomcats, 48-21. With the win, CWRU improved to 6-0 on the year and 5-0 in the Preside...

Football cruises into Homecoming game

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 14, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports

Another week, another victory as the Spartans’ football team keeps rolling along. Case Western Reserve University improved to 5-0 on the season with a 37-14 victory over Bethany College in West Virginia last Saturday. With the victory, the Spartans improved to 4-0 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conf...

Football aces latest test

Football aces latest test

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 7, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The outcome was the same, but getting there was a little different. The Case Western Reserve University football team defeated the Bearcats of Saint Vincent College 53-28 at home to achieve a perfect 4-0 record on the season. The Spartans remained tied atop the Presidents Athletic Conference (PAC) stand...

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