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The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam dribbles past Cleveland Cavaliers guard Tim Frazier during the two teams faceoff on March 24, one of several defeats for the Cavaliers in their late-season skid.

Cavs achieve first winning season without LeBron since 1998

Ajeet Kalepu, Contributing Writer April 1, 2022

The Cleveland Cavaliers' late season struggles continue with a 7-10 record since the All Star break. With All-Star center Jarrett Allen out indefinitely since March 6 with a fractured finger and other...

Christian Eriksen impressed in his second game back to action with Brentford FC following his life-threatening cardiac arrest.

Christian Eriksen returns to soccer marks a promising leap forward for medical devices

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

Last June, Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen walked onto the pitch for his country to face Finland in the group stage of the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship in Copenhagen. Little did he know...

NFL players come together to compete in the 2022 Pro Bowl—but was it worth the watch?

NFL Pro Bowl disappoints yet again

Akhil Medarametla, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

This year’s Pro Bowl, like every other Pro Bowl, was quite mediocre. Despite having the league’s brightest stars playing,  minimal interest or passion could be found. For the NFL, holding this year’s...

Despite an end-of-season loss, the CWRU womens soccer team closes out the best season in the teams history with a record of 16-2-2.

Historic season comes to an end for women’s soccer

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor December 3, 2021

The 10th-ranked Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team’s glorious season came to a saddening close on Saturday, Nov. 20. After making it to the round of 16 in the 2021 NCAA Division III...

Third-year runningback Antonio Orsini (pictured) rushed for 111 yards and scored a touchdown on 15 carries during the Spartans final game of the season.

Football’s season ends with a 24-6 road loss to CMU

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

This past weekend, the Case Western Reserve University football team traveled to Pittsburgh to take on Carnegie Mellon University for the final game of their season. The Spartans had a tumultuous season,...

The womans soccer team finished their season in record-breaking fashion while the wrestling and womens basketball teams began their new seasons, with things looking optimistic for both.

Women’s soccer earns postseason bid, wrestling and women’s basketball open seasons

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor November 12, 2021

In their final regular season game, the women’s soccer team had the opportunity to not only potentially receive a bid to the NCAA Division III Championships, but also to make history and join the Case...

Jennifer Ngo (pictured above) and her teammates finish the season in 6th at the UAA Championship tournament, with an overall season record of 13-14.

Volleyball goes 1-2 at UAA Championships, earn 6th place finish

Alyssa Zimmerman, Contributing Writer November 12, 2021

This past weekend, Case Western Reserve University’s women’s volleyball team participated in the University Athletic Association Championship Tournament, where they attained the sixth place title....

Spartans build up momentum from their Halloween weekend win against Washington as they prepare to face off against Carnegie Mellons Tartans

Women’s soccer pounces to 13-1-2, prepares for regular season finale against CMU

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor November 5, 2021

The extraordinary season of the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team continued last week as the Spartans improved to a 13-1-2 overall record after a 1-1 tie versus the University of Chicago...

Fourth-year Trey Razanauskas (pictured) and third-year Jack Begley led the Spartans to a fifth place finish at the 2021 UAA Championships this past Saturday

Cross country teams bring in 5th place finishes at UAA Championships

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor November 5, 2021

With three total athletes finishing in the top five, both the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s cross-country teams earned fifth place at the 2021 UAA Championships hosted by the University...

Spartans break records and set the crowd ablaze in the Homecoming game going up 4-3 on the season

Spartan football shows grit, slides past Geneva 42-38 with game-winning drive

Tanishka Mhaskar, Contributing Reporter October 29, 2021

Tensions were high in the bleachers of Case Western Reserve University’s DiSanto Field as the Spartans hosted Geneva College in the 2021 Homecoming Game.The Spartans were down three points when the offense...

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