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Women’s basketball drops two on Senior Night

Women's basketball ends the home portion of their 2017-2018 campaign and celebrates Senior Night.

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team played their final two games at home in the Horsburgh Gymnasium this weekend, losing to No. 20 University of Rochester 81-49 and Emory University 73-62. The Rochester game started with both teams running fast tempo offenses. The Spartans...

Men’s basketball boxed out

Men's basketball celebrated Senior Night and came close to an upset of No. 13 Emory University.

Sanjay Annigeri, Sports Editor

February 16, 2018

When the clock read 0:00, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team saw it all disappear. Their five-game win streak ended. Their 2017-2018 home schedule ended. The fourth-year star forward finished playing his final home game. Even with all the endings, there were many things to...

Double-double

After winning its two Throwback Weekend games, the men's basketball team is on a five-game winning streak and sits third in the conference.

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018

Brandeis University and New York University (NYU) came into Adelbert Gymnasium with the fire of revenge burning inside of them. Instead of enjoying the sweet taste of revenge, they left with the bitter taste of defeat, all thanks to the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team. The Spartans...

Women’s basketball notches first UAA win over Throwback Weekend

First-year guard Emily Todd passes the ball during the Spartans' home game against NYU.

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018

When the sun comes out on a cold winter day and the temperature rises above 20 degrees, everyone feels blessed that they don’t have to suffer walking through the freezing snow. Like the sun, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team busted out their bright yellow throwback Mather...

Road warriors

Following a successful two game road trip, the Spartans return home on a three game winning streak. The team hosts Throwback Weekend at Adelbert Gymnasium on Feb. 2 and 4.

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team grabbed attention this past weekend as they defeated Brandeis University 89-58 on Friday, Jan. 26 and defeated New York University (NYU) 77-75 on Sunday, Jan. 28. With the two victories, the team swept a University Athletic Association (UAA)...

Hellmann moves up as Spartans drop two on the road again

David Chang, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University women's basketball team traveled to Waltham, Massachusetts to play Brandeis University and then to New York City to play the New York University Violets (NYU). The Brandeis Judges found the Spartans guilty on the court, winning 63-42, and the Violets played with flying...

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Niko Kamlet and Andrew Ford

February 2, 2018

Andrew, Eddie and Niko return to discuss All-Star Games across different sports leagues. Starting with hockey, they suggest improvements to all of the four major leagues' games. They also discuss Brock Boeser's breakout. Tune in next week for the latest installment of The Observer sports reporters podcast. ...

Men’s basketball comeback win ends losing streak

Dominating on both sides of the ball, the Spartans came away with a comeback victory over the University of Chicago on Jan. 21.

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2018

After blowing a first half lead against the University of Chicago and a potential four-game losing streak on the line, the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team didn’t stress. “We have been in this situation before. We didn't panic, stayed calm and focused on executing,” said...

Hellmann hits 1,000 as Spartans fall again

First-year guard Jasmine Floyd looks past a defender during the Spartans game against Chicago.

David Chang, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2018

Sometimes you can’t have the best of both worlds. It’s like eating ice cream on a scorching hot day, or scoring your 30,000th career point in a loss to the Kawhi Leonard-less San Antonio Spurs. Last weekend, the Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team dropped two University Athletic...

Nally is nothing but net

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018

As the snow began to pick up outside on a frigid day during winter break in Atlanta, there was another weather phenomenon brewing inside the gym where the Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team was playing. This was no ordinary storm. It was a torrential downpour of three-pointers, orc...

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