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Men’s basketball wins Bill Sudeck Tournament

Men’s basketball wins Bill Sudeck Tournament

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team dominated the competition at home to win the Bill Sudeck Tournament, defeating Franciscan University of Steubenville, 78-48, on Friday, Nov. 16 and Washington College, 70-66, the day after. However, the team recently faced its first setback of the season...

Fink beyond the possible

Fink beyond the possible

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

What do LeBron James and first-year goalkeeper Charlie Fink have in common? They are both from Akron, Ohio and are heroes for Cleveland sports teams. In the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team’s second-ever visit to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Championships, Fink made the game-...

Men’s basketball looks to improve on last season

Men’s basketball looks to improve on last season

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team looks to build on its progress from last year. The team finished the 2017-2018 campaign with a 12-13 record. CWRU averaged 75 points per game and hit an average of 9.5 three pointers per game. The team will return nine of last year’s pl...

Cross country advances to NCAA Championships

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

For the first time since 2012, the Case Western Reserve University men’s cross country team will advance to the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships. Third-year runner Madeline Lindemann from the women’s team also moved on to the championship race as an individual participant. At the NCAA Di...

Spartans to face tough competition in sectional round

Spartans to face tough competition in sectional round

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The No. 19 Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team is hosting the sectional round of the NCAA Division III Championships on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16 and 17. The Spartans will face No. 10 Kenyon College in the opener on Friday at 5 p.m. while No. 4 Calvin College will play Penn State Be...

Spartans continue dancing, advance to Sweet Sixteen

Spartans continue dancing, advance to Sweet Sixteen

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

Although the temperature recently has dropped to about 40 degrees, the Spartans’ determination to go far in the NCAA Championship tournament remains ablazing. Donning their long sleeves, the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team defeated Keystone College 3-1 in the first round and then ...

Wrestling takes the mats for a new year

Wrestling takes the mats for a new year

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wrestling

Head Coach Danny Song is once again at the helm of the Case Western Reserve University wrestling team, and the Spartans look to improve upon the progress of last year. According to Song, the team’s goal is to pick up where they left off at season’s end. The Spartans return nine wrestlers fro...

Third-year basketball player grows with experience

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Monty Khela is a third-year guard on the men’s basketball team. He is a biology major who plans on attending medical school to become a doctor. Additionally, he is a research assistant and a teaching assistant. In his free time, he likes to work out and watch Marvel movies. What is your favorite ...

Spartans fall to rival Carnegie Mellon in overtime

Spartans fall to rival Carnegie Mellon in overtime

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University football team lost the 33rd Annual Academic Bowl to Carnegie Mellon University on Saturday, Nov. 10 on DiSanto Field. The Spartans battled into overtime but unfortunately lost by a slim 23-29 margin. The game was also the Spartans’ Senior Night. This year the te...

Forecasting the NFL MVP, playoffs

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

This week will kick-off week 10 of the NFL season, one that has seen the emergence of many storylines and has featured multiple marquee games thus far. The MVP race this year is especially intriguing. A lot of players are worthy of the prestigious award based on their performances in the regular se...

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