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Taekman: Spartan School Spirit

Sarah Taekman, Columnist

October 14, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Imagine your archetypical college football game. The screaming student section and the echoes of the marching band bouncing around the stadium as a player gears his arm back and throws, full-force. A moment of near tangible tension as the ball sails into the end zone, an explosion of noise when i...

CWRU pregame playlists ranked

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

1. Baseball With a mix of pop and old-school rock, this playlist, from the smooth funk of Queen’s “Another One Bites to Dust” to the retro-rhymes of House of Pain’s “Jump Around,” kills it from start to finish. 2. Volleyball This pre-game playlist has everything it takes to put intens...

The sounds of CWRU sports

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

Your midterm exam will be in a few days, and you’ve decided to start studying. You know the road to an A is paved with multiple problem sets, homework review, rewatching lectures on MediaVision and trying to understand that one concept you just can’t seem to grasp. You’re going to need music to...

Take the sexism out of sports

Taylor Moran, Director of Business

February 5, 2016


Filed under Sports

Sports are a huge part of my life. I love playing them and I love watching them. I have been excited for the 2016 Olympics since the 2012 Games ended. Like many other viewers of the Olympic Games, I love watching gymnastics. Just walk into a room and ask people about their favorite Olympic sport....

A look back at the top 10 moments of the fall season

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

November 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

1- Tournament bound The Spartan Volleyball team made program history as they were selected to compete in the DIII NCAA Championship Tournament this season. This was the Spartans’ second NCAA tournament bid in program history. The Spartans earned the tournament bid after finishing the season with a record...

The Quidditch question

The Quidditch question

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

September 4, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

With a saga as lengthy and exciting as the books that the activity is based on, the question of Quidditch’s place in the sports world has long been a topic of debate among the staff of this newspaper. The staff decided that the only way to bring the arguments to an end was for me, the sports editor,...

Double trouble

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

April 17, 2015


Filed under Sports

Whether they face losses or are on winning streaks, a group of 16 Case Western Reserve University athletes have a relationship that goes past the team. These eight pairs of siblings support each other on and off the field. Alexa and Justin Williams enjoy each other’s company in the lobby of the...

Winter wrap-up

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

March 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

As the cold begins to retreat from campus, most students are excitedly awaiting the start of spring. However this also brings the end of the winter sports season as the basketball, swimming and diving and wrestling Spartan teams wrap up for the year. While we here at The Observer took two weeks off,...

Top 10 winter sports stories

JP. O’Hagan

March 19, 2015


Filed under Sports

Here are the top ten moments from Cleveland's winter sports.

The top 10 moments in CWRU 2014 fall sports

The top 10 moments  in CWRU 2014 fall sports

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

November 21, 2014


Filed under Football, Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball, Women's Soccer

Here are all of the top moments from CWRU's sports last fall.

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