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Baseball makes Division III playoffs

Ryan Yoo, Director of Design

May 15, 2019

On Monday, the NCAA Division III baseball committee announced that the Case Western Reserve Spartans will be one of the 58 teams that will compete in this year’s NCAA Division III Baseball Championship. The Spartans were given a Pool B bid, given to independent teams (teams not associated with a ...

Baseball upsets Wooster with explosive offense

Baseball upsets Wooster with explosive offense

Eddie Kerekes, Former Executive Editor

April 26, 2019

Despite a postponement on Sunday, April 21, the Case Western Reserve University baseball team added two wins to their ledger in style. On Thursday, April 18, the Spartans upset No. 15 College of Wooster, 21-10, in Wooster. On Saturday, the team defeated Heidelberg University, 8-1. The star Spartan of th...

Baseball wins opener at Emory, loses series

Baseball wins opener at Emory, loses series

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team faced a tough series against Emory University, winning one game 4-1, while losing the other three 8-7, 13-3 and 10-6 between Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13. CWRU started the first game strong, with dominant pitching by second-year righty Ma...

Spartans dominate rival CMU

Spartans dominate rival CMU

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019

As the weather heated up, so too did the Case Western Reserve University softball team. The Spartans won three of their four home games against Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) on April 5 and 6. CWRU dominated the first day of competition, winning the two games 6-0 and 8-0. Third-year pitcher Ilis...

Baseball sweeps four game series at NYU

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team picked up its first win and series win in conference play, outhitting New York University (NYU) with 6-5, 6-0, 3-1 and 5-3 victories on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7. The team also picked up a 7-2 victory at home on Wednesday, April 3 against B...

Baseball drops two to open conference play

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team faced a tough opponent in No. 18 Washington University in St. Louis (WashU), dropping both games at home on Friday, March 29. The Spartans battled hard, but ultimately fell short, losing 7-5 and 2-1. In the first game, CWRU attempted a late comeback, but it wasn...

A glance at the upcoming MLB season

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

March 29, 2019

The first day of spring has passed, meaning it is officially the season for warmer weather, more scoops of Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream and less concentration in class. But the start of spring also represents the start of something much greater: the start of the Major League Baseball season. Opening...

Baseball extends winning streak to six with two sweeps

Baseball extends winning streak to six with two sweeps

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team continued their home dominance by defeating State University of New York at Fredonia in a doubleheader 19-0 and 5-3 on Saturday, March 23 and St. John Fisher College in a doubleheader 5-4 and 7-2 on Sunday, March 24. Against SUNY Fredonia, the Spartans kept the...

Baseball’s offense doesn’t take a spring break

Baseball’s offense doesn’t take a spring break

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

March 22, 2019

The Spartan baseball team opened their spring break trip in Atlanta with a two-game series against Oglethorpe University. CWRU defeated the Stormy Petrels 9-0, which was the third straight win for the Spartans. The game had several highlight moments, including second-year pitcher Matt Levine pitching se...

Will there be a World Series rematch?

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018

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...

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