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Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Its become the fastest-growing sport nationwide, so its no wonder that the pickleball craze arrived at CWRU last year, with plans to compete in tournaments around the area soon.

Club Spotlight – Pickleball Club

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor September 16, 2022

As a student at Case Western Reserve University, chances are you’re probably not thinking about sports most of the time. Many of us haven’t even touched a basketball or a racket since high school varsity...

Club Sports spotlights – Part II

Puneet Bansal and Alyssa Zimmerman September 2, 2022

We will be wrapping up our Club Sports program spotlights with discussions about another six organizations. To recap, here is the general information applicable to all club sports: The Club Sports Program...

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

Bhangra conquering one dance move at a time

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...

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

CWRU water polo team makes a name for themselves

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...

CWRU Bhangra poses for a photo in their traditional dance costumes

Bhangra takes over CWRU

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...

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...

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

Club soccer goes for unbeaten season

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...

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

Third-year rower finds support in teammates

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...

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....

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