The Observer

Spartans win on the road

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s football team hit the road on Saturday, Oct. 27, to defeat Bethany College, 34-3. Spartan first-year kicker Robertson Albrecht kicked the game off to a strong start with a 24-yard field goal in the first quarter. The Bethany College Bison couldn’t manage...

CWRU football brings home another win

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

While most of campus relaxed during the long-awaited Fall Break, the Case Western Reserve University football team hit the road and faced off against Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania on Oct. 20. The Spartans came out on top, beating the Golden Tornadoes 27-14. The Spartans opened the first quarter with a...

Spartans dominate second-ever playoff game 28-0

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

November 25, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Through pelting rain, heavy snow and rushing winds, the Spartans prevailed for their second-ever victory in the NCAA Division III playoffs. In the cold and wet afternoon game, Case Western Reserve University defeated host Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) 28-0 in the first round of the playoffs. The...

Strong football offense stays undefeated, beats Thiel, Geneva

Strong football offense stays undefeated, beats Thiel, Geneva

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 22, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The Spartan football team could do no wrong on Oct. 14, defeating the Tomcats 63-28 in Greenville, Pennsylvania. With the win, Case Western Reserve University improved to 6-0 on the season and 5-0 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC). Thiel College dropped to 1-5 and 1-3 in PAC play. Th...

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...

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