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The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

First-year diver Abigail Wilkov becomes the first CWRU diver ever to earn First Team All-American honors after finishing seventh in the NCAA Division III Championships last Saturday.

Three Spartans shine at NCAA DIII Swimming & Diving Championships

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor March 25, 2022

From March 16-19, three Spartans on the swimming and diving teams represented Case Western Reserve University at the 2022 NCAA Division III Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana. First-year Abigail Wilkov...

Second-year forward Hunter Drenth (#3) shoots a 3-pointer in the recent home game against CMU in a string of victories that ultimately led to CWRUs first postseason win.

Dream season for men’s basketball comes to an end in NCAA Round of 16

Ajeet Kalepu and Puneet Bansal March 18, 2022

After only having a scrimmage match in spring 2021, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team made it all the way to the Round of 16 in the 2022 NCAA Division III Championship, exceeding...

Second-year forward Isabella Mills (#21) was an honorable mention for the All-UAA Honors after averaging 12.6 points, 2.4 steals and 6.2 rebounds this season.

Women’s basketball falls to CMU in season finale

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor March 18, 2022

In their 2022 season finale, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team was outplayed by Carnegie Mellon University in a 71-56 loss. But it was fourth-year guard Abbey Lawrence who outshined...

Second-year forward Kayla Characklis tied for an impressive game-high 19 points in the Spartans game against Rochester.

Women’s basketball splits weekend against Emory and Rochester

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor February 25, 2022

Following a four-game losing streak, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team notched their third conference win in an overtime thriller against Emory University last Friday. The win...

LeBron James led Team LeBron to a narrow 163-160 victory in the 2022 All-Star game on Feb. 20

Team LeBron shines in Cleveland’s 2022 NBA All-Star Weekend

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer February 25, 2022

Last weekend, Cleveland hosted the NBA All-Star Weekend and the NBA’s 75th-anniversary celebration. The festivities kicked off with the Celebrity Game and the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, followed...

Second-year Ethan Chuang (left) and third-year Ally Halsdorfer (right) were among some to achieve NCAA B cut times, totaling five for CWRU.

Swimming & diving shines at UAA championships, earn 6th place

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor February 18, 2022

From Feb. 9-12, the Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams competed at the UAA Championships in Atlanta, Georgia and brought home sixth place finishes overall and multiple NCAA “B”...

Graduate guard Mitch Predergast recorded a career-high 28 points against Brandeis to tie the programs record of 18 wins in a season.

Men’s basketball wins 17th game, matches program record against Brandeis

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor February 18, 2022

Last Friday, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team had the opportunity to match the program record for wins against New York University. However, the Spartans couldn’t surmount...

Third-year forward Cole Frilling (pictured) scored a game-high 27 points, helping secure a victory for CWRU.

Men’s basketball splits road games against familiar faces from previous weekend

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team entered last weekend ready for a road trip, with games against the University of Chicago Maroons and the Washington University in St. Louis Bears....

Graduate guard Mitch Prendergast (pictured) led all players to a victory against WashU, scoring a total of 18 points with 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals.

Men’s basketball improves to 5-1 in UAA play, 15-2 overall

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor February 4, 2022

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team picked up two home wins over the past weekend against the University of Chicago and Washington University in St. Louis. The Spartans, now on...

Fourth-year forward Abbey Lawrence (pictured) scored a game-high 24 points against WashU.

Women’s basketball falls to UChicago, defeats WashU in OT

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor February 4, 2022

After a thrilling overtime performance this past Sunday, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team picked up their second conference win of the season. The 7-11 Spartans couldn’t...

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