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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...

The team comes first for second-year soccer player

Christina Hickinson

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Christina Hickson is a second-year forward on the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team. In just 10 games this season, she has recorded 16 points, including six goals and four assists. She loves being a part of soccer simply because of everybody around her. The entire team wants to see ...

Bhangra takes over CWRU

CWRU Bhangra poses for a photo in their traditional dance costumes

Jacqueline Moreno, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Spartans take fourth, sixth at UAA Championships

David Hall (left) and Jack Begley (right) power through their race.

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor

November 8, 2019

For those unfamiliar with the UAA’s strong athletic reputation, at the moment, six of the eight member schools are ranked among the top 35 cross country teams in the country. The competition is fierce, making every place hard-fought at the UAA Championships. The men’s race was won by fourth-ranked C...

Women’s soccer stay spooky, while the men’s team is spooked

Women’s soccer stay spooky, while the men’s team is spooked

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University soccer teams continued UAA conference play on the road, with the women’s team splitting games, handing 12th ranked University of Chicago their second loss of their season with a 2-0 victory, while also dropping a tight double overtime thriller against third-ranked W...

Famed CWRU football coach Jim Chapman passes away

Famed CWRU football coach Jim Chapman passes away

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Jim Chapman took over head coaching duties at Case Western Reserve University in 1982, at a time when the program was at a major low. At that time, the Spartans had a losing record for 10 seasons out of the previous 11. Even worse, they were on a 22 game losing streak. Enter Jim Chapman, the coac...

Spartans end regular season with momentum for UAA tournament

Spartans end regular season with momentum for UAA tournament

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

Heading into the UAA Championships, the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team is peaking at just the right time. The Spartans have won five out of their last seven contests, including two wins on Senior Day on Nov. 2. First over the College of Wooster in four sets and then over Buffalo S...

Football remains undefeated while celebrating Senior Day

The Spartans football take their positions

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

In the past two weekends, the Spartans prevailed over both Geneva College and Bethany College, all while celebrating Senior Day during the latter game. The 21st-ranked Spartans held on against Geneva College with a win of 30-23 on Saturday, Oct. 26. As the season draws to a close, Case Western Res...

NBA caught up in Cantonese storm

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

To Ohio basketball fans, clips of LeBron jersey burnings seem a thing of the past, but this time his jerseys are being burned outside the U.S. Two weeks ago, the General Manager of the Houston Rockets Daryl Morey, in a now deleted tweet, expressed support for the recent Hong Kong protests, with an im...

Spartan football nears end of their successful season

Football's graduating class has racked up the fourth most wins of any senior class in the team's history.

Emily Young, Development Editor

November 1, 2019

The Spartan football team is taking no prisoners as it continues to plow its way through the conference. With the end of the regular season rapidly approaching, the team has maintained a perfect season, winning seven consecutive games. With only three games left in the regular season, the team seems ...

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