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Bhangra conquering one dance move at a time

Bhangra displays their full range of skills at the Andaaz Indian cultural dance show.

Jacqueline Moreno, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2019

The month of November was a great month for the Spartan Bhangra Team. The first competition of school year, Queen City Bhangra, was held in Cincinnati, Ohio in early November. The Spartan Bhangra Team was the only collegiate team at the competition and went against other individual teams from across th...

CWRU water polo team makes a name for themselves

CWRU Club Water Polo will host their annual tournament on Nov. 16 starting with a game against Oakland University

Cecelia Zielke, Contributing Reporter

November 15, 2019

Despite the recent onset of cold, the Case Western Reserve University Club water polo team is just getting their 2019 competition season started. The members of the team are ready to take on frozen hair and dry skin after they leave the pool three times a week. The CWRU Club Water Polo team had their seas...

Bhangra takes over CWRU

CWRU Bhangra poses for a photo in their traditional dance costumes

Jacqueline Moreno, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Fighting Gobies ultimate frisbee club looks poised for big spring season

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

At Case Western Reserve University, varsity sports are not a top focus for many students—and club sports often occupy even less attention.  But the Spartan athletic tradition is tangible for those who seek it, and no sport represents the success of CWRU sports better than the Ultimate Frisbee Club.  ...

Rugby’s successful season and the basics of the sport

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

You’ve probably seen the intimidating New Zealand ‘all blacks’ haka pregame dance rituals on YouTube, but have you wondered how the game of rugby is actually played? Recently finishing their fall season with a record of 5-1-1 and second place in their league, the Case Western Reserve University ...

Club soccer goes for unbeaten season

The club soccer team shows their tight bond and spirit by huddling for a pep and strategy talk.

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

When Case Western Reserve University club soccer heads to Cincinnati this weekend, they will do so seeking a goal that seemed unlikely at the beginning of the season and near impossible when they joined the Midwest Alliance Soccer Conference (MASC) three years ago—they’ll be playing for an unbeaten seas...

Third-year rower finds support in teammates

Madison Piccirillo, a rower with the crew team, stands next to an elephant.

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

March 29, 2019

Madison Piccirillo is a third-year chemistry and finance student who has dedicated much of her time at CWRU to the CWRU rowing team. When she’s not in the water, she enjoys spending time with her Delta Gamma sisters and sleeping. What is your favorite part of being on the crew team? Why? The peop...

The Observer takes a look at the top six summer sporting events to look forward to

Shinichi Inoue, Assistant Sports Editor

April 27, 2012

6) MLB All-Star Game The 83rd Midsummer Classic will return to Kansas City on July 10, 2012. This will mark the second time Kauffman Stadium will be the host for one of baseball’s biggest stages. The last time the event was held here was 1973, the stadium’s first year of existence. Led by MVP...

2011 Pick’em Champ runs away with it

2011 Pick’em Champ runs away with it

compiled from staff reports

February 3, 2012

It was clear skies ahead for the majority of the season for The Observer’s 2011 NFL Pick’em Champion. The Observer’s own Shinichi Inoue took home the 2011 crown after maintaining a share of first place for nine straight weeks. Week nine saw Inoue in third place, three games behind Erica Iafelice, t...

A happy day for one Giants fan

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2010

In 1956, the then New York Giants moved to San Francisco, four trips to the World Series later, the Giants finally brought home the franchise’s first World Series trophy since moving out West. On Monday, Nov. 1, closer Brian Wilson of the Giants stood on the mound in Arlington Stadium. The count was...

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