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Women’s soccer displays team versatility in victories

Women’s soccer displays team versatility in victories

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


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

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team was able to show its offensive and defensive abilities in last week’s matchups. The team shutdown opposing teams on DiSanto Field, recording two clean sheets. Led offensively by first-year forward Christian Hickson, the Spartans were able to pul...

Volleyball thrives in Buffalo

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After falling to the University of Mount Union on Wednesday, Sept. 12, the Spartans women’s volleyball team had a very successful weekend at the Buffalo State Bengal Challenge, winning all three matches it played. Case Western Reserve University lost in three sets to regional rival Mount Union, w...

Spartan receiver sets record as football team beats Grove City

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University men’s football team stormed the field, winning 49-23 against Grove City College last Saturday, Sept. 15. The Spartans started the game out strong with two touchdowns from second-year wide receiver Colt Morgan in the first quarter, putting them ahead 14-0 goi...

Winter highlights Spartan teamwork in double overtime thriller

Winter highlights Spartan teamwork in double overtime thriller

David Chang, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


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

Although the next season of Game of Thrones won’t premiere until the spring of next year,  third-year midfielder Garrett Winter let the Geneva College Golden Tornadoes know that winter was coming. The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team had a strong showing this weekend, with a back-and...

Women’s tennis starts fall season against tough competition

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Women's Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team started their season at the Oberlin Invitational last weekend, winning several singles and doubles matches over the two days of competition. The women’s team ended last season as a top-15 team in Division III and seek to maintain their rep...

Women’s soccer puts up tough fight, falls to nationally ranked opponent

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team faced its first test on the road against No. 8 Ohio Northern University (ONU) and fell in a tightly contested match, 1-0, on Saturday, Sept. 8. The Spartans came out of the gates with a tough defensive mindset. They shut down a strong ONU ...

Spartan runners’ win in first home meet

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Case Western Reserve University cross country teams sprinted into first place at the Sudeck Sunset Classic Stampede on Friday, Aug. 31 at the Squire Valleevue Farm in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Third-year runners Madeline Lindemann and Andrew Green broke away from the pack to each place first in their...

First-year soccer player values faith and food

First-year soccer player values faith and food

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


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

First-year defender Maria Prokos is enjoying her first season as a member of the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team. Prokos loves spending time with and getting to know her teammates. She also has a unique history with the game she now plays at the collegiate level. As a first-year ...

How ‘sweep’ it is

September 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Sparta would have been proud of the performance by the Spartans this past week. Although this isn’t Ancient Greece, the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team dominated all three of their opponents at the CWRU Invitational from Sept. 7 to 8. The Spartans swept John Carroll University, St. Mar...

Men’s tennis storm the court in season openers

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Tennis

The Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team battled through bad weather to take four of the five brackets in the Kenyon Invitational doubles’ competition. The six Spartan doubles teams combined to win 26 of their 29 matches over the course of two days. Third-year student Anthony Kanam and second-...

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