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Spartans look to win third straight following 41-6 win

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

October 1, 2015

To say that the Spartans have turned things around since last season would be an understatement. The Case Western Reserve University football squad exploded this past weekend for 34 unanswered points after trading blows with Thiel College in the first quarter to coast to a second straight blowout win. ...

Spartans head into football home opener poised to shake off narrow loss

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

September 17, 2015

Spartan Football has been on hold with their bye week last week and the extra week has given them the time to regroup from their heartbreaking loss to the University of Chicago two weeks ago. This week the Case Western Reserve University Football squad will host President’s Athletic Conference ...

Football team falls just short in opener

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2015

Football is a game of inches. The Case Western Reserve University football team learned that the hard way after losing at the University of Chicago last Saturday by a score of 31-30. A fourth quarter missed extra point was the difference in the high-scoring affair, the Spartans’ third-highest scoring...

Week one predictions as Spartan football take on the Maroons to start the season

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

September 3, 2015

As the Case Western Reserve University team takes the field tomorrow afternoon in Chicago, the 2015 football season will be officially underway. With the beginning of a new season, The Observer prediction machine returns to try and see into the Spartans’ future. With limited data on this year’s...

Football looking to jump back into success

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

August 27, 2015

As the campus community gets back into the swing of school, the football team prepares to tackle their tough Division III competition this season. For a program that won three straight UAA championships less than four years ago, the past year was an unforeseen struggle for Spartan football and head...

Browns having an up and down free agency

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2015

Although the NFL Free Agency is still relatively fresh, with months to go before it ends, the Cleveland Browns have already had an impactful free agency period. While they’ve gained a few different players at key positions, they’ve also lost plenty of young talent. Their first move addressed...

“The Duke”

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2015

In the wake of the newest football scandal (centered around who else but the New England Patriots), where it has been reported that 11 of the 12 footballs allotted to the Pats in AFC title game were under-inflated, there has been a heightened focus on the actual ball used in the sport. As it turns...

High Stakes

High Stakes

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

November 13, 2014

Spartan football will kick off again in the fall. Here's how their last season ended.

Spartans struggle away from Cleveland

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

November 7, 2014

The Case Western Spartans have fallen on the road again, this time against UAA rival Washington University in St. Louis. The Spartans fall to 3-5 on the season following their 28-17 loss to the host Bears. The final score was however also extremely close to the 24-17 scoreline that we at the Observer...

Defense based lead gives way to shootout

Defense based lead gives way to shootout

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

October 30, 2014

The Spartans watched their narrow 9-6 lead at halftime vanish as they fell to nationally ranked Washington & Jefferson College by a final score of 34-24. The Spartans drop to 3-4 on the season against the first place Presidents who remained unbeaten at 7-0 and 4-0 PAC. The first half was drastically...

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