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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

Second-year forward Kayla Characklis (center) lead the Spartans in their recent conference games, scoring 14 points against NYU and 15 points against Brandeis.

Women’s basketball splits weekend vs NYU, Brandeis

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor January 21, 2022

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team holds a 1-2 conference play record following a 62-86 loss to New York University and a 57-49 victory over Brandeis University last weekend....

Following their victory against NYU, the mens basketball team ranks first in the UAA standings, tying them with WashU.

Men’s basketball win streak extends to 12 with blowout win vs. NYU

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer January 21, 2022

After losing the season opener to the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire in the Bill Sudeck Tournament, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team has been absolutely tearing through...

Second-year forward Preet Gill (center) scored 4 points and captured a career-high 10 rebounds in the Spartans conference opener against Carnegie Mellon University.

Women’s basketball falls to CMU in opening UAA matchup

Alyssa Zimmerman, Contributing Writer January 14, 2022

The Case Western Reserve University women's basketball team returned from break as strong as ever. The Spartans left on high note, beating Kenyon College in a resounding 94-40 victory on Dec. 18. The team...

Fourth-year forward Ryan Newton (above) secured a CWRU victory in the final seconds of their conference opener ending with a score of 89-88.

Men’s basketball extends win streak to 11 after defeating Hilbert College, CMU

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor January 14, 2022

The blistering season for the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team continued last week as the Spartans defeated Hilbert College and conference rival Carnegie Mellon University. The loss...

Running back DErnest Johnson (pictured above) leads the Browns offensive in NFL regular-season finale.

Browns triumph 21-16 over Bengals in a Battle of the Backups

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

The 2021 NFL season finale featured several high-profile matchups with playoff spots on the line, but for the Cleveland Browns it was a chance to finally put this disappointing season in the rear view....

Graduate student Griffin Kornaker led CWRU in assists, completing a total of 6, while also scoring 8 points and 5 rebounds.

Men’s basketball opens season 1-1 after consolation win in Sudeck Tournament

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team began their season on Saturday, Nov. 6 as a part of the Bill Sudeck Tournament. After getting eliminated by eventual tournament champions University...

Collin Sexton guards Nuggets center Nikola Jokic

Cavaliers shake off rocky start, even record at 2-2 in first week

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter October 29, 2021

After week one of the 75th NBA season, the Cleveland Cavaliers have come out of the gates with an overall 2-2 record, good for third place in the Central Division while remaining tied for eighth in the...

After splitting into Blue Team and White Team, the Blue Team won by a score of 57-32, outshooting and outdefending the other team from the second quarter onwards.

Blue Team shines in women’s basketball scrimmage

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor April 23, 2021

Just as the men’s team held a Blue-White scrimmage, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team hosted a scrimmage of their own Friday, April 16. The event was held inside Adelbert...

Monty Khela slashes for a layup

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

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....

Kendall McConico drives the ball up the court.

Women’s basketball drop two on the road

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...

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