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Second-year runner sprinting into spring season

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

Eric Rachita is a distance runner on both the Case Western Reserve University cross country and track teams. Last track season, he achieved personal records of 2:07.47 in the 800-meter run and a 15:50.94 in the 5,000-meter run. While not on the run, Eric conducts research for the polymer science department...

Fighting Gobies End Best Season Ever

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

June 24, 2016

For the first time in program history, the Fighting Gobies advanced to the Division I College Ultimate Championships, held on Memorial Day weekend in Raleigh, NC. The team’s debut on the national stage did not quite go as planned as they failed to win a game, going 0-5 in the competition. The Gobi...

Ultimate Achievement

Ultimate Achievement

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

April 22, 2016

Looking out on the quad this time of year, you will probably see a group of students relaxing by throwing a Frisbee around. More likely than not, they are part of the Fighting Gobies, Case Western Reserve University’s Ultimate team, and you are seeing them at their least competitive. The Gobies men...

Case Western Fighting Gobies shine in Steel City Showdown

Katie Wieser, Sports Editor

November 22, 2013

The Case Western Fighting Gobies ultimate club finished off their fall semester tournament schedule with a successful weekend at the Steel City Showdown in Pittsburgh. Both the men and women's teams made strong showings with the women finishing as champions and the men beating several tough opponents...

Case Western Reserve ultimate club hosts successful North Coast tournament

Katie Wieser, Sports Editor

November 8, 2013

The Case Western “Fighting Gobies” ultimate club hosted their tenth annual North Coast tournament on the weekend of Oct. 26 and 27. The event drew in high-level teams from Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky to vie for the title and win bragging rights for the season ahead. The CWRU men’s team swept the...

Fighting Gobies finish second at fifth annual Chicago Invite

Junior Matt McGoogan makes a grab over a diving defender from Carnegie Mellon in the Fighting Gobies 13-9 loss in pool play.  Case would rebound to reel of five straight wins before losing in the championship match to Oregon State, 12-10.

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

March 29, 2013

No. 32 Case emerges from group of death unscathed, finish 6-2 The Case Western Reserve University Fighting Gobies Ultimate Frisbee team kicked off its spring season with a second-place finish in the 69-team field at the Chicago Invite, one of the biggest tournaments in the world. The Fighting Gobies f...

Fighting Gobies take home titles at North Coast

Fighting Gobies take home titles at North Coast

Rachel Craft, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2010

The Case Western Reserve University ultimate Frisbee teams capped off an excellent fall season last weekend with championship wins at their annual home tournament, Northcoast. The tournament included 20 men’s and 10 women’s teams and was held at the Cleveland Metroparks polo fields just 10 miles...

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