The Observer

Men’s tennis kicks off spring with 3 victories

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 15, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team started their spring 2019 season successfully with three victories on Saturday, Feb. 9. The team defeated Wabash College, Earlham College and the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology each with a score of 9-0. The Spartans started the day by facing Wabas...

Track and field teams claim third and fourth at Denison

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 8, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to the Bob Shannon Invitational in Granville, Ohio. The event was hosted by Denison University and the Spartans arrived ready to compete which led to strong finishes by both teams. The men came out with a third p...

Athletic awards and recognition

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

CWRU women’s indoor track and field rank in top 25 for first time On Jan. 10, it was announced that the women’s indoor track and field team was ranked 25th in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Preseason Computer Rankings. This is the first time the t...

Track and field battles for the Obelisk

The track and field teams fell to Carnegie Mellon University at the 11th-annual Battle for the Obelisk. Spartan highlights include two first place titles and meet records by graduate student Cassandra Laios.

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the 11th Annual Battle for the Obelisk last weekend. Together, the teams earned 115 team points, but that was not enough to secure a win against University Athletic Association opponents Carnegie Mellon Unive...

Serena Williams pursues record-tying win

Serena Williams returns to the Australian Open where she has the opportunity to tie Margaret Court's record

Claire Nordt, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019

The Australian Open has begun, meaning Serena Williams is once again fighting for a title. Williams has the opportunity to match Margaret Court’s record for most Grand Slam singles titles of all-time. Court’s record currently sits at 24, a record she set during her career between 1960-1977. Willi...

Sports briefs

In their first meet of the indoor season, the men's and women's track and field teams secured first place at the Sixth Annual CWRU Spartan Holiday Classic. The Spartans return to action Dec. 7 and 8 at the Kent State Golden Gala.

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

December 7, 2018

Indoor track and field The Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams both took home first place finishes at the Sixth Annual CWRU Spartan Holiday Classic on Dec. 1. Third-year athlete Dominic Oddo paced the men’s team with a first place finish in the ...

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

David Chang, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018

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

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...

Predicting the MLB opening round playoff matchups

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018

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...

Tennis duo goes down in record books

Tennis duo goes down in record books

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

September 28, 2018

The dynamic duo of fourth-year student Jessica Liu and second-year student Madeleine Paolucci marked their names in Case Western Reserve University tennis history. Liu and Paolucci won the 2018 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III Central Regional Championships on Sunday, Sept. 23,...

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