Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Browns recover from Cardinals loss despite shorthand due to injuries as they look forward to hosting the Steelers on Halloween

D’Ernest Johnson lifts Browns back into win column with narrow victory over Broncos

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter October 29, 2021

The Week 7 edition of Thursday Night Football featured a gritty nailbiter as the Cleveland Browns hosted the Denver Broncos. The Browns were severely shorthanded on offense, with quarterback Baker Mayfield...

Third-year defensive lineman Jacob Scheponik collected two solo sacks during Saturdays game between the Spartans and the Presidents .

Spartans drop second straight conference game in loss to Washington & Jefferson

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter October 1, 2021

The Case Western Reserve University Spartans’ red-hot start to the 2021 football season fizzled out in the last couple of weeks as CWRU dropped back-to-back conference matchups at home. Following...

The Spartans lost their first home game of the season on Saturday, bringing their record to 2-1.

Football falls in home opener against Westminster

Tanishka Mhaskar, Contributing Reporter September 24, 2021

The Case Western Reserve University Spartans hosted their home opener last Saturday night against Westminster College where they suffered a 34-12 loss. With the loss, the Titans snapped the Spartans’...

CWRUs fourth-year quaterback Drew Saxton scans the field for an opening.

Football triumphs over Rochester in season opener

Gaurav Hardikar, Reporter September 10, 2021

The Case Western Reserve University Spartans got off to a great start to the season this past Saturday, defeating the University of Rochester Yellow Jackets 27-20 on the road. The Spartans jumped out...

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...

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...

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