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Tennis teams wrap up fall seasons, women’s duo set for ITA Cup

David Chang, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s tennis teams completed their fall season on Sept. 30. The women’s team played strong Division I teams at the Detroit Mercy Invitational in Michigan, while the men’s team competed at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Fall Cen...

Will there be a World Series rematch?

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

There are just four teams left in the MLB playoffs after just two rounds of games. In the American League, the Boston Red Sox dispatched the Wild Card Game-winning New York Yankees in four games, and the Houston Astros swept the Cleveland Indians in the other division series. The Los Angeles Dodgers...

To China and back

To China and back

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Haley Sims is a third-year volleyball player who plays middle hitter. She has dedicated her life to volleyball since sixth grade and has not looked back. Off the court, she is involved in Alpha Chi Omega and Theta Tau. Her family experiences have led her to study biomedical engineering to better understand w...

Women’s soccer records offensive outburst against Allegheny College

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team displayed their offensive firepower last week at home with a commanding 3-0 win against Allegheny College on Tuesday, Oct. 2. However, the team faced a setback with a 2-0 loss to New York University (NYU) on Saturday, Oct. 6. The match against A...

Football suffers heartbreaking defeat

Football suffers heartbreaking defeat

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s football team lost to undefeated No. 12 Washington & Jefferson College on Saturday, Oct. 6. The final score was 44-36. Despite the loss, the Spartans had an impressive outing. First-year quarterback Drew Saxton threw for a career-high 414 yards during the g...

Cross country teams both take second in Ohio Championships

Cross country teams both take second in Ohio Championships

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Top Stories

  At the All-Ohio Championships on Sept. 29, the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s cross country teams both earned second place among Division III teams in the state.  For the men, it was a repeat performance from last year, when they also finished second. This time arou...

Facing the giants

Facing the giants

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The first two conference games were as tough as a team could get. The Case Western Reserve University volleyball team had to open University Athletic Association (UAA) play against No. 8 Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) and No. 14 University of Chicago but won against weaker conference foe...

Second-year swimmer finds his poker face

Second-year swimmer finds his poker face

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Top Stories

Jonathan Liu is a second-year swimmer who swims the breast and butterfly strokes. He loves swimming for the friendships he has formed through the sport and the time management it requires, which keeps him more organized. Although he was an avid video game player in high school, he has found a new ho...

Men’s soccer shuts out No. 7 Kenyon

Men’s soccer shuts out No. 7 Kenyon

David Chang, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

Climate change seems to have struck the Spartans, as the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team has had a blistering hot season. The team tied in their first University Athletic Association match-up against Brandeis University after defeating No. 7 Kenyon College 3-0 at home this past ...

Predicting the MLB opening round playoff matchups

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

October has rolled around again, which means the MLB playoffs are beginning once again. As of press time, the Colorado Rockies have already defeated the Chicago Cubs in the National League Wild Card game, 2-1 in 13 innings, and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 in the American League Wild...

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