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The Observer

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....

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...

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,...

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