The Observer

Wrestling heads home

The Spartans will host their only home meet of the season this weekend.

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

January 22, 2016

The Spartans finished in the middle of the pack in the first tournament back for the Case Western Reserve University wrestling squad. The Spartans rode the success of four wrestlers to their eighth place finish in the Will Abele Invitational. The tournament was won by University of Wisconsin-Eau...

Volleyball sweeps weekend, ready for conference play

Spartan libero Katie Best prepares for a serve against Baldwin Wallace last week. Best was a key member in helping the Spartans sweep their tournament last weekend.

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2015

The Case Western Reserve University Volleyball Team won all four of their games in the Carnegie Mellon DoubleTree Invitational on Friday, Sept. 25 and Saturday, Sept. 26, defeating Pomona-Pitzer, Brooklyn College, Stevenson and Westminster. Leading the Spartans on the weekend were first-year setter...

Spring break blues

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Reporter

March 20, 2015

For some teams, the .500 mark is a goal, a good indicator for the season. The Case Western Reserve University baseball team is not most teams. The Spartans return from the start of their 2015 campaign and stand at 4-4 and are tied for second in the University Athletic Association (UAA) Conference....

Softball finishes fourth at UAA

The Spartans are off to a strong strong on the season having won 10 of 15 and were 5-5 at the UAA tournament.

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

March 20, 2015

The Spartan softball team has a strong 15 games under their belt and have brought home the win in 10 of them. The Case Western Reserve University softball squad has put together a strong start to the season, putting up a .667 winning percentage bolstered by their team batting average of .344 an on...

Exciting tournament comes to a close

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2015

The intramural indoor soccer tournament has been a captivating one to follow, as various groups on campus battle it out in an effort to be the last team standing. Who was the last team standing, you ask? Let’s recap the tournament: In the first round, Dix Knotz Revival eliminated Phi Kaps. Bringin’...

Spartans finish season with pair of victories

The CWRU volleyball squad huddles prior to the start of a new set. The team 

finished their season over the weekend with a fifth place finish in the UAA.

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

November 14, 2014

The Spartans finished off their season with a pair of victories to claim the fifth place spot in the University Athletic Association Championship Tournament on Friday. The Spartans were seeded fourth in the tournament held in Pittsburgh, but fell to the fifth-seeded University of Chicago in four...

Prepared to step on to the mat

Nick Lees represented the Western Reserve Red Cats and Connor Medlang represented the Case Institute of Technology Rough Riders for the wrestling team’s intrasquad throwback scrimmage.

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

November 7, 2014

The red hues of the Rough Riders and Red Cats replaced the Spartan Blue last Sunday as the Case wrestling team held their annual intra-squad scrimmage. The event kicked off the Spartan wrestling season, which will begin in full this weekend as the team will host its inaugural CWRU Wrestling Festival...

3, 2, 1, Brooms Up

Quidditch tournament

Brittany Bishop, Contributing Reporter

October 16, 2014

Dozens of students straddle their brooms, the wind flying through their hair as they race towards the coveted quaffle. But these Quidditch players aren’t at Hogwarts. They’re not wizards, and they’re not flying through the air on the latest Nimbus broomstick. They’re muggles, at the Van Horn...

High level face-off

Kevin Wang, Contributing Reporter

October 10, 2014

The women’s tennis team traveled to the Middlebury Invitational tournament this past weekend, where they competed against top teams in the nation. This tournament, which was held Oct. 3-5, was hosted by Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt. The participating teams were among the best in the division:...

Cross Country just misses podium

Alan Ma, Contributing Reporter

October 10, 2014

Case Western Reserve University’s 25th ranked Lady Spartans and the men’s Spartans both placed fourth at the annual All-Ohio Intercollegiate Championship 6K and 8K at Cedarville University last Friday. The men’s squad was led by junior and team captain Tony Spalding who finished ninth among...

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