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Spartan swimmers head to conference championship

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter February 15, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams are headed to Chicago to compete in the 2019 University Athletic Association (UAA) Swimming and Diving Championships. This year’s championships...

The CWRU swimming and diving teams competed at SUNY-Geneseo over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. Unable to secure a win, both mens and womens teams hold a 5-2 record for dual meets.

Spartan swimming sinks in New York

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter January 25, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams both lost to State University of New York at Geneseo (SUNY-Geneseo) on Martin Luther King Jr. Day this past weekend. The meet was pushed back...

Swimming and diving takes first to end semester

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter January 18, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams are starting the new semester on a high note. The Spartans ended last semester at the College of Wooster Invitational, coming in first...

Swimming and diving wraps up winning semester

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter November 30, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving teams have made a splash so far this season. Both the women’s and men’s teams have won five out of their six meets in the current season. Most...

Spartans win on the road

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter November 2, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University men’s football team hit the road on Saturday, Oct. 27, to defeat Bethany College, 34-3. Spartan first-year kicker Robertson Albrecht kicked the game off to a strong...

CWRU football brings home another win

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter October 26, 2018

While most of campus relaxed during the long-awaited Fall Break, the Case Western Reserve University football team hit the road and faced off against Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania on Oct....

Ben Resnick is a third-year men’s cross country runner. He was selected by the Department of Athletics to participate in The Program.

“The Program:” shaping leadership at CWRU

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter April 20, 2018

Back in the fall, my coach asked me if I would partake in a leadership program headed by the Case Western Reserve University Department of Athletics called, “The Program.” I did not have a great idea...

A variety of sports teams practice and play on DiSanto Field, including football, soccer and track and field.

A look at the new turf on North Side’s athletic fields

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor July 22, 2017

Over the past few years, new buildings and renovations of current ones have dominated summer construction at Case Western Reserve University. Now, the fields get their turn. CWRU replaced the 12-year...

Heather O’Keeffe: Rethinking the student-athlete education

Heather O'Keeffe September 17, 2015

Professional athletes are gods among mortals. They are stronger, faster and more skilled than us normal human beings. Usain Bolt’s speed is astounding, LeBron James’ skill is riveting and Serena Williams’...

Towel change

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor October 2, 2014

The soft comfort of drying off after a tough workout or a good swim has become a little bit pricier for the students at Case Western Reserve University. Before this year, the Veale Center lent towels...

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