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Spartan Spotlight: Chelsea Peck

Spartan Spotlight: Chelsea Peck

February 10, 2012

Chelsea Peck is a senior on the women’s basketball team. Peck is from Pittsburgh, Pa. and is double majoring in chemistry and business management.   Ben Yavitt: Chelsea, welcome. You know the drill. How long have you been playing basketball? Chelsea Peck: …Eleven years? Those years ar...

Spartans to don yellow in a replay against Brandeis

Spartans to don yellow in a replay against Brandeis

Heath Hudgins, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2012

Throwback Weekend features rematch of last week’s wins Heading into their matchup with the Brandeis University Judges last week on Jan. 27, the Case Western Reserve University’s women’s basketball team was in the midst of a brutal road trip. A week after losing to the UAA’s first- and third-p...

Men look to bounce back in rematch of overtime loss at Brandeis

Men look to bounce back in rematch of overtime loss at Brandeis

Lauren Elkin, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2012

Winless Spartans look to grab first win at home after last week’s 78-74 OT defeat to Judges Last week, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team lost a nail-biter at Brandeis University. After 40 brutal minutes, the Spartans (8-10, 0-7) went into overtime but came up short in the e...

Slow starts doom women on road trip

Slow starts doom women on road trip

Heath Hudgins, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2012

Early double digit deficits prove too large to overcome in late efforts If you weren’t paying close attention, you might mistake the tension in the gym for that of a WNBA game, rather than the Spartans going against the Eagles and Yellow Jackets. On Friday, Jan. 20, the Spartans’ women’s basket...

Women fall behind early, lose to Baldwin-Wallace

Women fall behind early, lose to Baldwin-Wallace

Nora Fitzgerald, Contributing Reporter

December 3, 2010

The women’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the season to Baldwin-Wallace College 69-62 last Tuesday. Held scoreless for the first five minutes of play, the Spartans never were able to surmount the Yellow Jacket’s lead, trailing by as many as 17 points. Despite the slow start, the Spartans...

Spartans encounter cold spell late in second half, go 0-2 in JCU tournament

Spartans encounter cold spell late in second half, go 0-2 in JCU tournament

Kate Clancy, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2010

After earning a high preseason ranking and taking a win in their season opener, the men’s varsity basketball has hit a rough patch, dropping the five games following their season opener. This weekend, the Spartans entered the John Steadman Classic hosted by nearby John Carroll University tournament...

Men seeded second in UAA, eye historic season

Men seeded second in UAA, eye historic season

Kate Clancy, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2010

The men’s varsity basketball team anticipates the best season of that Case Western Reserve University may have ever seen. The Spartans are already (1-0), winning their season opener on Monday, Nov. 15th at Horsburgh Gymnasium. Case Western Reserve entered the game holding the No. 2 spot in the University...

Women to improve winning season, sixth-place finish

Women to improve winning season, sixth-place finish

Nora Fitzgerald, Contributing Reporter

November 19, 2010

The Case Western Reserve women’s basketball team is eager to begin play in the 2010-2011 season. Seeking their third winning season in four years, the Spartans are coming off a 13-12 finish last year and look to continue their winning ways. The Spartans have their eyes set on improving on last year’s...

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