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Men’s basketball looks to rebound after tough weekend away

Men’s basketball looks to rebound after tough weekend away

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University Men’s Basketball team had another tough weekend, dropping two games to University of Rochester and Emory University. The Spartans have now lost four straight games and are an even 8-8 on the season. One bright spot for the team was fourth-year student and guard...

Women’s basketball looks to turn victory over Emory into streak

Spartans Laura Mummey looks for a teammate while under pressure earlier this season. Mummey helped boost the Spartans to their first UAA win this past weekend.

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team played two games on the road this past weekend. The first game was played up in Rochester, New York, and the seventh-ranked University of Rochester YellowJackets emerged with a 66-55 win. This was a pretty evenly fought game, with a 20-9...

Skid stopped

Brooke Orcutt is swarmed by Emory defenders in the opening game of Throwback weekend. Orcutt and the Spartans wore Mather College uniforms for the weekend.

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

February 27, 2015

Hard work and persistence pays off. The Spartans, after dropping handfuls of close games as part of their nine-game losing skid, finally broke through by defeating Rochester in the capping game of this year’s Throwback Weekend. The weekend started in heartbreak for the Spartans, however, as they...

Outside looking in

Matt Clark, the Spartan’s hero in regulation against Rochester, dribbles the ball up the court against Emory. Clark and his teammates wore WRU Red Cat uniforms against Emory for Throwback Weekend.

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

February 27, 2015

After a recorded setting start to the season, the Spartans have sputtered down the stretch. As each team came out ready to play their best basketball, the Spartans, who a few weeks ago saw themselves targets atop the highly competitive University Athletic Association (UAA), have fallen from their position...

Celebrate throwback weekend tonight and Sunday

Former Spartan dons the traditional Mather College uniform in previous Throwback Weekend.

Julia Bianco, News Editor

February 20, 2015

This weekend the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s basketball teams are going to be hosting the 10th Annual Throwback Weekend in the Adelbert Gymnasium. The women will play Emory University at 6 p.m. on Feb. 20, while the men will play Emory the same day at 8 p.m. Then, on Feb....

Spartans future looks bright

Spartan swimmer in meet at Veale earlier in season.

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

February 20, 2015

When freshman Drew Hamilton pulled himself from the pool and dried off for the last time in Atlanta, Georgia last weekend, his list of accomplishments had grown monumentally. Hamilton led the swimming and diving squads at the University Athletic Association Championship meet, where the Spartans finished...

Spartans drop back-to-back heartbreakers

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

January 30, 2015

The Spartans lost both matchups this weekend by a combined point total of four points. The Case Western Reserve University squad went out on the road this weekend and battled the Emory Eagles and the Rochester Yellowjackets to within seconds of victory. The pair of losses set the Spartans at 1-4...

Men’s soccer falls just short

Evan Rose, Contributing Reporter

November 7, 2014

The Case men’s soccer team led themselves into a tight situation last weekend, after two away games against Carnegie Mellon University and Emory University. The Spartans faced off against the Carnegie Mellon University Tartans, playing them to a 1-1 tie, before losing 0-1 to the Emory University...


Taylor Fletcher, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2014

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team dropped two tough losses this weekend against top 25 competition. The Spartans started off the weekend with a heartbreaking 1-0 loss at the dearth to No. 4 Carnegie Mellon and ended the UAA doubleheader weekend with a 3-0 loss to No. 21 Emory....

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