The Observer

Spartans fall to top UAA competition

Spartans fall to top UAA competition

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team fell to tough opponents this past weekend, including No. 19 University of Chicago 83-55, and the University of Washington in St. Louis (WashU), who holds a perfect 7-0 University Athletic Association (UAA) conference record. The Spartans still main...

Men’s basketball suffers setback against UAA opponents

The Spartans battled hard in games against Emory University and University of Rochester, but were unable to come away with a win.

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team suffered two tough defeats on the road against University Athletic Association (UAA) opponents, losing to Emory University, 91-74, on Friday, Jan. 18 and to No. 22 University of Rochester, 81-68, on Monday, Jan. 21.   CWRU played a close f...

Spartans split on the road

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

“For every high, there is a low.” The adage rings true to the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team’s first University Athletic Association (UAA) road trip last weekend. The Spartans tied the program’s second-longest win streak with their win against Emory University, 71-...

Midseason NBA catch-up

James Harden leads the league in scoring with 35.7 points per game. Currently he has a 19 game streak in which he has scored 30 points or more.

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

LeBron left Cleveland, but Cavaliers tickets are now affordable The story of last summer was the departure of LeBron James to the Los Angeles Lakers. After four straight trips to the NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers currently hold the worst record in the league. Granted, star forward Kevin Love has m...

Men’s basketball wins nailbiter, loses heartbreaker

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team started the calendar year looking to take on the challenge of playing a tough University Athletic Association (UAA) schedule. So far, the team has played well at home, winning a game 57-55 against New York University (NYU) on Friday, Jan. 11 and lo...

Strong start to the new year

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team has started 2019 with five wins, highlighted by University Athletic Association (UAA) wins against Carnegie Mellon University (74-63), New York University (72-62) and a (67-64) nailbiter against Brandeis University, as well as an 86-76 win against...

Spartans four game win streak snapped

Graduate student forward Kara Hageman (2) is the second leading scorer for the Spartans this season, averaging 17 points on 50 percent shooting. After returning from an injury that derailed her season last year, she has come back to pace the Spartans to a 4-1 record.

David Chang, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

After opening the season 4-0, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team suffered their first loss of the season against Ohio Northern University, 71-57. Ohio Northern started hot in the first quarter, making four of seven threes while the Spartans failed to make any shots, miss...

Women’s basketball starts strong, Hillary Hellmann breaks record

Women’s basketball starts strong, Hillary Hellmann breaks record

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball started the season 4-0, winning against Allegheny College and Chatham University in the Greg Richards Tournament, topping Denison University 91-84 in overtime and defeating John Carroll University 79-65. With the addition of graduate student forwar...

Fifth-year basketball player returns after season long injury

Fifth-year basketball player returns after season long injury

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018

Kara Hageman is a graduate student and forward on the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team. She retained a year of athletic eligibility due to a year-long injury in her fourth year but is back with a passion to succeed. She graduated with a degree in biomedical engineering and is c...

Men’s basketball wins Bill Sudeck Tournament

Men’s basketball wins Bill Sudeck Tournament

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team dominated the competition at home to win the Bill Sudeck Tournament, defeating Franciscan University of Steubenville, 78-48, on Friday, Nov. 16 and Washington College, 70-66, the day after. However, the team recently faced its first setback of the season...

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