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Excellence in the classroom and on the field

Nathan Lesch, Executive Editor April 30, 2021

Case Western Reserve University’s men’s football team had the honor of sending 15 players to the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame 2021 Hampshire Honor Society, leading the nation. The...

Fourth-year Sidney Brannam led the softball team in their sweep of Bluffton University on April 2, holding Bluffton to zero runs in the first game and three in the second.

CWRU varsity sports return to action

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor April 9, 2021

The pandemic disrupted every aspect of our normal life. For the fall semester, teams didn’t compete in any games and struggled to conduct meaningful practices under the social distancing guidelines....

With practices starting early in the mornings at 5:30 a.m., the crew team gets to enjoy the beautiful sunrises and sites of Cleveland.

Crew team positions itself for the fall semester

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor March 19, 2021

“Not many people have known about rowing coming into it, especially the people from Case Western Reserve University or from the Midwest. There’s just not many programs. It’s a lot more common on...

Tom Brady (12) celebrates in the huddle as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl.

Buccaneers win Super Bowl LV in historic game

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter February 19, 2021

On Feb. 7, 2021, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the reigning-champion Kansas City Chiefs in a 31-9 blowout to secure the Bucs’ second Super Bowl victory and their first in 18 years. Though the venue...

Cleveland plans to host 2021 NFL Draft

Akhil Medarametla, Contributing Reporter February 19, 2021

Two weeks ago, Super Bowl LV marked the conclusion of the 2020 NFL season. Fans are now already gearing up for next season and are looking towards the upcoming 2021 NFL Draft, which will be hosted by Cleveland...

 The CWRU Women’s soccer team had a historic season culminating with the program’s second NCAA Championship berth

Women’s soccer performed well under new guidance and earned bid to NCAA playoffs

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter January 17, 2020

Case Western Reserve University’s women’s soccer ended their strong 2019-2020 season in December after reaching the NCAA Division III Championship tournament under the guidance of new coach Jen Simonetti. The...

NFL playoffs divisional weekend roundup

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter January 17, 2020

In an entertaining weekend of divisional round playoff football, four teams were eliminated, leaving four remaining teams vying for a spot in the Super Bowl. In the American Football Conference (AFC),...

A disappointing season: What explains the Browns’ struggles?

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter December 6, 2019

This year was supposed to be the year. All offseason, Cleveland Browns fans were ecstatic, anticipating a competitive team and a playoff run. This optimism was also supported by many in the media. Last...

Wide-reciever Colt Morgan powers the ball up the field.

Spartan football falls in the first round of NCAAs, ending a strong season

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter December 6, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 23, the Case Western Reserve University Spartan football team traveled to Schenectady, New York to face off against Union College in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs....

The CWRU women’s soccer team finished an historic season with a double overtime loss against Wooster in penalty kicks.

Women’s soccer team’s historic season ends

David Chang, Staff Reporter November 22, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team dropped their first round match of the NCAA Division III playoffs against College of Wooster in penalty kicks, 4-3, after a scoreless double overtime...

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