The Observer

Women’s tennis bounces back with winning weekend

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team faced Oberlin College last weekend on the Carlton Courts. The home court advantage proved useful, as the Spartans bested their opponents 7-2. The day began with doubles matches. CWRU played well, winning two of the three matches. The first...

Spartans dominate rival CMU

Spartans dominate rival CMU

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

As the weather heated up, so too did the Case Western Reserve University softball team. The Spartans won three of their four home games against Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) on April 5 and 6. CWRU dominated the first day of competition, winning the two games 6-0 and 8-0. Third-year pitcher Ilis...

The origin of the Ohio-Michigan rivalry

The origin of the Ohio-Michigan rivalry

Ryan Yoo, Director of Design

April 12, 2019


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Sports, Top Stories

The University of Michigan-Ohio State University football rivalry is often considered to be one of the biggest (and the most heated) rivalries in American football history. Since their first game in 1897, the two teams have met 115 times on the football field, most recently on Nov. 24, 2018 when the Ohio ...

Track and field continues success

Track and field continues success

David Chang, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Track and Field

The Case Western Reserve University’s track and field teams again split to compete in two different meets last weekend. The throwers traveled to the Bob Kahn Invitational at Oberlin College, while the rest of the team competed in the Marv Frye Invitational hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University in Del...

Passion for life drives second-year club soccer player

Passion for life drives second-year club soccer player

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Fall Sports, Soccer, Spartan Spotlight, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

This week the Athlete Spotlight is focusing on second-year club soccer player Naomi Kane, rather than a varsity athlete. She has played soccer ever since she can remember and loves spending time with others who share her passion. Kane also is a Chemistry 111 Supplemental Instruction leader where she gets ...

Men’s tennis takes on Division I opponent

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team faced Division I Cleveland State University (CSU) on Saturday, April 6. The match was played in accordance to Division I scoring. Thus, doubles matches were played to six, and the team who won two of the three matches earned a point for the t...

Baseball sweeps four game series at NYU

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team picked up its first win and series win in conference play, outhitting New York University (NYU) with 6-5, 6-0, 3-1 and 5-3 victories on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7. The team also picked up a 7-2 victory at home on Wednesday, April 3 against B...

Track and field teams continue to break records

Track and field teams continue to break records

David Chang, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Track and Field

As the snow begins to melt and the weather begins to warm, the Spartans continue their blazing record breaking streak. The Case Western Reserve University track and field teams split and attended two seperate meets last week. The throwers travelled to Pittsburgh to compete in the Carnegie Mellon...

Men’s tennis beats ranked teams, extends winning streak

Men’s tennis beats ranked teams, extends winning streak

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

April 5, 2019


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

The Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team faced two opponents last Saturday, resulting in a pair of wins for the Spartans. The team, currently ranked 14th in Division III, bested the No. 33 University of Rochester and No. 36 Hobart College. The wins increased the Spartans winning streak to ...

Baseball drops two to open conference play

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team faced a tough opponent in No. 18 Washington University in St. Louis (WashU), dropping both games at home on Friday, March 29. The Spartans battled hard, but ultimately fell short, losing 7-5 and 2-1. In the first game, CWRU attempted a late comeback, but it wasn...

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