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Men’s basketball secures winning record with undefeated weekend featuring overtime thriller

Monty Khela slashes for a layup

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2020

The weekend of Feb. 21 marked two successful games for the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team. The team won both of their final home games of the season to improve to a 13-11 record. With just one game remaining in the season, their wins against the University of Rochester Yellowj...

Women’s basketball drop two on the road

Kendall McConico drives the ball up the court.

David Chang, Contributing Reporter

February 21, 2020

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team took on the talented Washington University in St. Louis and University of Chicago rosters and lost 88-71 and 83-41 respectively.  Determined to bounce back from last weekend’s losses, the Spartans went toe-to-toe against WashU on Feb....

Spartan men’s basketball drops both weekend games on the road

Ryan Newton goes for a layup against JCU.

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2020

With just three games left in the season for the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team, the outlook for their record remains uncertain as it continues to waver around .500. The Spartans fell to an even 11 wins and 11 losses after losing both of their road games this weekend, includ...

Women’s basketball drops both games during Throwback Weekend

Spartan women fight hard, but fall to their opponents during Throwback Weekend.

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

Donning the Mather College Yellow, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team dropped both games during the Throwback Weekend, falling to Brandeis University 80-71 and New York University 64-55.  Against Brandeis, both teams struggled to make shots early. CWRU got on the board early,...

Track’s mid-semester update

Both Spartan track teams show improvement.

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor

February 13, 2020

Since the 12th Annual Battle for the Obelisk against Carnegie Mellon University on Jan. 25, the Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams have come a long way. The tough loss galvanized the Spartans, who have since been hitting the gas nonstop, racing, throwing and jumping their way to new personal recor...

Throwback Weekend goes as planned for CWRU men’s basketball

Spartan men don red jerseys for victorious throwback games.

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team hosted conference opponents Brandeis University and New York University (NYU) for Throwback Weekend on Friday, Feb. 7 and Sunday, Feb. 9. The Spartans faced these two teams on the road the previous week, losing to Brandeis 71-64 and beating N...

CWRU’s men’s and women’s swimming teams celebrated their senior classes with wins

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

This past weekend, the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s swimming teams both celebrated their senior class by hosting Baldwin Wallace University. Both teams earned a victory, with the women’s team winning 193-77 and the men’s team winning 209-64.  Before the meet started, 11 graduating senio...

Spartan men’s basketball snaps five-game losing streak on the road

Spartan men’s basketball snaps five-game losing streak on the road

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

This past weekend, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team traveled to Massachusetts and New York to play Brandeis University and New York University (NYU), respectively.  Fresh off a crushing 106-70 loss to Emory University, the Spartans sought to clean the slate at Brandeis o...

Men’s and women’s swimming teams earn dominant wins

Shreya Ramani, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

The men’s and women’s swimming teams both prevailed this weekend against Ohio Northern University. Additionally, the women’s team defeated Hillsdale College. The women’s team beat Ohio Northern University 220-35 and beat Hillsdale 169.5-92.5. The men’s team beat Ohio Northern University 225-64...

Women’s basketball drops two games on the road

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team faced two formidable opponents on the road this past weekend, losing to the University of Rochester 88-60 and No. 25-ranked Emory University 74-50, bringing their overall record to 8-8. The team’s six-game winning streak unfortunately ha...

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