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April 19, 2011

Spartan Hall of Fame: Jim Sadowski

Jim Sadowski The Spartan Hall of Fame will induct seven new members at its Hall of Fame Banquet and Fundraiser April 30. Today is The Daily’s final look at the inductees—from their CWRU accomplishments to where they are today....

April 12, 2011

Junior Wrestler Nabs Scholar All-American Award

Cale Harter Balancing schoolwork, a social life and extra-curricular activities can be daunting for any college student — especially for a student-athlete with high hopes for the season. For junior wrestler Cale Harter, those sights were set on becoming...

April 11, 2011

Spartan Hall of Fame: Steve Cullen

Steve Cullen The Spartan Hall of Fame will induct seven new members at its Hall of Fame Banquet and Fundraiser April 30. Over the next few days, The Daily will provide a look at the inductees—from their CWRU accomplishments...

March 03, 2011

Student-Athlete Hits the Books While Racking Up Honors

Erin Hollinger It’s been a hectic week for junior Erin Hollinger. On Tuesday, she was one of 11 Division III female basketball players in the country to be named a finalist for the Jostens Trophy, which honors basketball ability,...

January 31, 2011

Tennis Teams Kick Off Spring Season

The spring season is beginning for the Case Western Reserve University tennis program, and the youthful Spartan teams each enter with their own expectations. The Spartan men returned to the courts Friday, Jan. 28, in a 9-0 loss against the...

January 20, 2011

Spartan Track & Field Teams Ready for 2011 Season

Jeremy Gdaniec Entering the 2011 season, the Case Western Reserve University men’s and women’s track and field teams are poised to take another step forward in the University Athletic Association after the women’s squad finished fourth overall at the...

August 11, 2010

Men's Basketball Team Travels to Brazil

Members of Case Western Reserve University’s men’s basketball team will spend almost two weeks in Brazil sharpening their hoop skills and creating lifelong memories.

August 03, 2010

Kickball, Dodgeball Players Needed for Sept. 25 Community Event

Campus members will have an opportunity to kick, pitch and run for a good cause during the Third Annual Open Doors Kickball and Dodgeball Tournament on Sept. 25.

July 08, 2010

Case Western Reserve’s NYSP Receives $75,000 from Cavaliers Youth Fund

The good news keeps on coming for Case Western Reserve University’s chapter of the National Youth Sports Program. Organizers recently learned they were the recipients of a $75,000 grant from the Cavaliers Youth Fund, a fund of the McCormick Foundation.

June 22, 2010

NYSP Celebrates 40 Years at Case Western Reserve, Gains Champion in U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge

U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge recently introduced the National Youth Sports Program Revitalization Act of 2010. If enacted, $20 million would be appropriated toward NYSP annually through 2021. Case Western Reserve is one of only 25 colleges and universities nationwide still hosting the NYSP program, down from 202. When the university’s NYSP chapter lost federal funding in 2006, community supporters rallied together to keep the program operational. This summer, nearly 560 youths between the ages of 10 and 16 are participating.

June 07, 2010

Case Western Reserve University Receives $4 Million Commitment to Name Planned New Multi-Functional Field House

Optical science pioneer and Case Western Reserve University Trustee James C. Wyant, PhD, has made a $4 million commitment to name a new field house on campus. The “Wyant Field House” will be a new addition to the North Campus Residential Village.

May 27, 2010

National Youth Sports Program Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The National Youth Sports Program has hit a homerun as it reaches its 40th anniversary in serving Cleveland area youth with summer fun and fitness. NYSP will again shape minds and bodies, June 14 to July 16, when it hosts its five-week camp on Case Western Reserve University’s campus.

April 08, 2010

Flora Stone Mather Alumnae Association, University Community Celebrate Grand Opening of Mather Park

The day after the anniversary of Flora Stone Mather's 158th birthday, members of her namesake alumnae association of the former Flora Stone Mather College for Women gathered for a celebration. The alumnae, dedicated to the empowerment of women, witnessed the grand opening of a special gift they provided to current and future students: Mather Park, Case Western Reserve University’s softball field.

December 14, 2009

Campus Community Can Cast Votes to Help Debeljak become Coach of the Year

Beginning today, the Case Western Reserve University has an opportunity to help Greg Debeljak get recognized on a national level for his coaching abilities. For the third consecutive year, Debeljak, head football coach, has been named one of five finalists (NCAA Division III) for the Liberty Mutual National Coach of the Year (COY) award. He is the only three-time finalist at the Division III level.

April 14, 2009

Mather Park Dedication Set for Wednesday, April 15

In 2008, the Flora Stone Mather Alumnae Association announced that it would gift its endowment to Case Western Reserve University, spread over a number of areas. The campus community will have an opportunity to see one of those gifts in action on Wednesday, April 15. That's when Mather Park will officially be dedicated as the home field for Case Western Reserve's softball team.

November 19, 2008

Cross Country Team Makes Historic Trip to Nationals

For the first time in school history both the Case Western Reserve University men's and women's cross country teams will compete for a national title in the same year as the Spartans will travel to Indiana Saturday (Nov. 22) for the 2008 NCAA Division III Championships hosted by Hanover College.

September 17, 2008

Football's Gian Genovesi is a Big Force, Big Brother

Gian Genovesi juggles his studies, athletics and being a Big Brother.

September 15, 2008

Video archive on Case Western Reserve's YouTube channel continues growing

Although Case Western Reserve University's YouTube channel is still in its infancy, there are already over 200 videos available for viewing. With a unique playlist of news, events, lectures and special interest videos as well as plans for several full course offerings there is something of interest for everyone in the campus community. The channel is officially launching this fall, and there are now opportunities to subscribe to feeds as well as upload video collections.

September 10, 2008

Cross Country's Mike Petro, classmates become entrepreneurs

"When is the last time I had a good experience with..." was the phrase cross country runner Mike Petro and his team of Case Western Reserve University students used to get their minds thinking in a business start up direction recently. And, after edible forks and the breeding of miniature hippopotamuses were rightfully removed from the table, a trip to the grocery store sealed the deal for the Entrepreneurship Educational Consortium winners.

August 27, 2008

Case Western Reserve men's soccer begins season at No. 22

The Case Western Reserve University men's soccer team will go into the 2008 season ranked 22nd in the NCAA Division III preseason poll released by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. The announcement was made on the NSCAA Web site.

July 30, 2008

Brian Calderone named preseason All-American

Case Western Reserve University senior defensive end Brian Calderone has been named a second team preseason All-American by

July 23, 2008

Spartan Football welcomes 28 new players

The Case Western Reserve University football office recently announced its class of 2012. The list of 28 incoming freshman includes an overwhelming amount of student-athletes from Ohio.

June 27, 2008

Case Western Reserve's National Youth Sports Program begins fundraising efforts for 2009

The Case Western Reserve University chapter of the National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) doesn't officially end its summer 2008 camp until the week of July 7, but Project Administrator Dennis Harris and his staff are already looking ahead to 2009.

June 25, 2008

Running in rhythm: Measuring the effect of music on competitive runners

If it's true that music calms the savage in us, it stands to reason that it should have the same effect on competitive runners, right? Not according to a recent research project conducted at Case Western Reserve University. Acknowledging how the synchrony of motion and music has a positive effect on the enjoyment of repetitive activities, Esther Erb, a May 2008 graduate from Richmond, Va. with a bachelor of science in music and cognitive science, set out to find whether this positive effect could help reduce runners' perceived exertion levels during strenuous exercise.

June 19, 2008

Collaboration—among university programs, students and staff—spurs National Youth Sports Program

Adult-like health issues -- obesity, high blood pressure and more -- are beginning to take a toll on American children, and the people who coordinate the Case Western Reserve chapter of the National Youth Sports Program have committed to helping Greater Cleveland children get or remain healthy during a five-week summer camp.

June 18, 2008

Case Western Reserve football team picked preseason No. 10

The Case Western Reserve University football team will begin its 2008 campaign ranked No. 10 in the nation by the Lindy's 2008 College Football Preseason magazine.

June 04, 2008

Trustee Gift Helps To Enhance Veale Weight Room

Case Western Reserve University’s Department of Physical Education and Athletics has completed significant upgrades to the Veale Center weight room—made possible by a gift from the university’s trustees.

May 21, 2008

Erb Ready for Last NCAA Run, Awarded Fulbright Assistantship

When Esther Erb walks out onto the track in Titan Stadium in Oshkosh, Wis., at the 2008 NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships Thursday night, it won't be as a Case Western Reserve University student-athlete—but it will be as a Fulbright Teaching Assistant.

May 07, 2008

Case men's soccer team Brazil bound for friendlies and sightseeing

While many of their classmates are heading home for summer vacation and beginning summer jobs, the players on the Case Western Reserve University men's soccer team will kick-off their summer in Brazil, as they depart for South America today for ten days of competition, sight-seeing, and maybe a few surf lessons.

April 30, 2008

Case Western Reserve University athletics awards handed out at annual banquet

Case Western Reserve University Athletics handed out its annual department awards tonight at the 2008 All-Sports Banquet in Horsburgh Gymnasium. Below are the description of each award and the winners.

April 21, 2008

Sudeck's legacy lives on in naming of outdoor track

The track at Case Western Reserve University's Case Field has a new name. As of April 26th it will be the "Coach Bill Sudeck Track" after the University's legendary coach, mentor and friend.

April 16, 2008

Smetona stocking-up victories, bonding with brother

The University Circle area certainly won't have a shortage of Smetona's in the coming years, because not only do senior Joe Smetona and his brother John play tennis here at Case Western Reserve University, but there are likely four more Smetona siblings on the way to campus, all of whom plan on playing tennis for the Spartans.

April 09, 2008

Ko plays tennis and finds research at Case

Although Case Western Reserve University sophomore Kristin Ko had a successful four-year tennis career at Anderson High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, she did not plan on playing for the Spartans. Ko was interested in trying something new.

April 02, 2008

Case Hall of Fame class of 2008 to be inducted April 25

On Friday, April 25, the Case Reserve Athletic Club will induct nine new members into the Hall of Fame, joining the 302 members that have previously been inducted since 1975.

March 26, 2008

Baseball's Hurley at home on the diamond

The grandson of a former Cleveland Indian pitcher, Clay Hurley wanted to play football coming out of high school, ended up briefly playing college basketball, and now is the leadoff man and starting centerfielder for the Case Western Reserve University baseball team.

March 19, 2008

Track's Nwanna runs, jumps and throws

Although he is a member of a rebuilding track and field team at Case Western Reserve University, Obinna Nwanna is a part of an already renowned and established biomedical engineering (BME) program.

March 12, 2008

Manoogian first Spartan wrestling All-American in nearly five years

Case Western Reserve University senior Dave Manoogian (Green, OH) has become the first All-American in Spartan wrestling since alumnus Zak Kallai, a four-time All-American, earned his final All-America award in 2004.

February 27, 2008

Unlikely path leads to big success for track's Ehrke

Earning All-American honors as a track and field standout wasn't something Elizabeth Ehrke planned on when she began her college career. Nonetheless, it became a reality for her last season, and she has now set the bar for herself for years to come.

February 14, 2008

Mather's Navojosky cared about more than just basketball

When Billie Navojosky went up for a layup at one-hundred year old Mather Gym in the late 60's and early 70s, she wasn't thinking about her opponent fast approaching from behind or kissing the ball off the top of the painted block on the backboard. Navojosky was thinking about her foot work, and not in basketball terms.

February 13, 2008

Case's Herendeen aids Spartans in final season

Despite the long hours that entail a career in nursing, Mary Herendeen's decision to come to Case Western Reserve University and study at one of the top-ranked nursing schools was somewhat of an afterthought, as the Austinburg native has always had high expectations for herself on the hardwood.

February 12, 2008

Howard highlight of Reserve basketball to be honored with other alums during Throwback Weekend

Dick Howard remembers playing basketball in Adelbert Gymnasium back in the day. Five decades ago actually, and Howard just might have been the finest basketball player of the modern Western Reserve University [Red Cats] era.

February 06, 2008

Two students share athlete of the week honors

Case Western Reserve University senior’s track star Esther Erb (Richmond, Va.) and wrestler David Manoogian (Green, Ohio) have been named co-athlete of the week in their respective sports by the University Athletic Association.

January 09, 2008

Case Western Reserve's Ashley Horton holds court

Senior Ashley Horton wants to go to law school and eventually become a lawyer after she graduates from Case Western Reserve University in the spring, but for now, the only court she's focused on is the one in Horsburgh Gym where she's been dropping the gavel on opponents all season long.

December 26, 2007

New women's basketball coach Jennifer Reimer, Lady Spartans win four in a row after slow start

Jennifer Reimer is just eight games into her first-year as head coach of the Case Western Reserve University women's basketball team, but already she has her team playing a style of basketball that could make this winter an exciting one in University Circle.

December 19, 2007

Case Western Reserve's Matt Paglia named third team All-American

Case Western Reserve University junior forward/midfielder Matt Paglia of Pittsburgh, Pa., has been named a third team All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).

December 03, 2007

The Moon is the limit for Case Western Reserve basketball player Mason Conrad

Returning to the moon is an important component of the vision for space exploration in the United States and Case Western Reserve University men's basketball player Mason Conrad helped it get a little closer to that goal through a recent internship with NASA.

November 19, 2007

Undefeated football team awaits Wabash in Sweet 16 playoff

he Case Western Reserve University football team has made it to the “Sweet 16” of the 2007 NCAA Championships, as the field of 32 was cut in half after round one Saturday.

November 01, 2007

Spartan football ranked 21st, continues magic carpet ride

The 2007 NCAA playoffs don't begin until November 17, but the Case Western Reserve University football team has treated every Saturday this fall like the postseason because it will likely take the Spartans a perfect 10-0 record to make their first trip.

October 15, 2007

Case sophomore steps up to the plate at Jacobs Field for tonight's national anthem

Prior to the first pitch of Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Monday, October 15, Case Western Reserve University sophomore Ashley Nemeh will take the field during pregame ceremonies to sing the national anthem in front of a sell-out crowd at Jacobs Field.

Case sophomore steps up to the plate at Jacobs Field for tonight's national anthem

Prior to the first pitch of Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Monday, October 15, Case Western Reserve University sophomore Ashley Nemeh will take the field during pregame ceremonies to sing the national anthem in front of a sell-out crowd at Jacobs Field.

July 20, 2007

Case Western Reserve University names first Louis Stokes Congressional Black Caucus Scholarship recipient

Larry Boyd, a recent graduate of Cleveland's East Technical High School, has been named the first recipient of the Louis Stokes Congressional Black Caucus Scholarship at Case Western Reserve University. Boyd will enroll at the university this fall.

June 07, 2007

He made it! Case Institute of Technology alumnus, 72, rides his bicycle 2,800 miles to Cleveland to attend 50th class reunion

On June 8-9, Larry Mattson's 1957 Case Institute of Technology graduating class will celebrate its 50th reunion with the Case Alumni Association (CAA), along with several other classes. Mattson's reunion sparked an idea -- ;a 2,800 bike ride back along the old Route 66, which he traveled on his way to a new life in California as an engineer following graduation.

May 11, 2007

Spartan sports information director receives 2007 Jackson award for outstanding mentoring

Case Western Reserve University assistant athletic director and sports information director Creg Jantz has been named a recipient of the 2007 J. Bruce Jackson, M.D., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring. The award recognizes outstanding advising and mentoring of undergraduate students at Case. Jantz is one of two recipients of the award this year, joining physics professor and department chair Daniel Akerib.

March 29, 2007

CIT alumnus, 72, taking 2,800-mile bike ride to attend 50th class reunion at Case Western Reserve University in June

In June, Mattson's 1957 graduating class will celebrate its 50th reunion, which sparked an idea -- a 2,800 bike ride back along old Route 66 to attend his reunion.

February 21, 2007

Case Western Reserve coach and his family pass first exam; real test is days away

The next time Case Western Reserve University Swimming & Diving Head Coach Chris Conlon's cell phone rings, it could mean an addition to his family—perhaps even during the upcoming University Athletic Association or NCAA Division III championship meets. His wife Elizabeth and six-year-old son Joshua are also awaiting a call, as the Conlon family is not having a baby, rather adopting one.

January 26, 2007

Moore on track, academically & athletically

Case Western Reserve University sophomore Derrick Moore is aware of his competition at every track meet, but when it is his turn to attempt a high jump or to run the 400 meters, he is focused on himself and his technique.

January 19, 2007

Business, banking and basketball drive Case Western Reserve University forward Cannan

When Matt Cannan chose to go to Case Western Reserve University, he knew he was going to get much more than an education. Cannan was going to get an opportunity to see the country as a member of the men's basketball team and also use a vast alumni network to help him find a job upon graduation.

December 01, 2006

Case senior selected as one of 10 finalists for NCAA's Gagliardi Trophy

Tom Brew, senior linebacker for Case Western Reserve University, has been named one of 10 finalists (from all four NCAA Division III regions) for the 2006 Gagliardi Trophy, given annually to the outstanding football player in NCAA Division III....

November 23, 2006

Lanese earns second coach of the year honor

Case Western Reserve University Head Cross Country Coach Kathy Lanese has been named NCAA Great Lakes Region Women's Coach of the Year, as announced today by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

March 06, 2006

Alum Courtad tries to conquer Pros

Reality television, you either love it or hate it. Case Western Reserve University football alumnus Tom Courtad, (CWR '00, GRS '03), lived it this past December and he and the rest of the world will be able to watch...

February 03, 2006

CIT graduate, a pioneering scientist and former running star at Case, took fast track to the top of his field

When you think about the field of optics, also known as the science of light and applied in everything from DVDs, CDs, laser printers, computer chips, fiber optic communications and telescopes—the name James Wyant may not automatically pop into...

January 24, 2006

CIT's Hollis remembers great career, WRU loss

John Hollis holds the distinction of being the only Case basketball player to score over 1,000 points. Hollis played for Case Institute of Technology over 50 years ago when there was no shot clock or three-point line. "I know...

January 10, 2006

Maimone receives Woody Hayes National Scholar Athlete Award

It has been nearly two months since Case Western Reserve University football player Santo Maimone (Eastlake, OH) played his last football game for the Spartans yet he is still racking up awards. Maimone, who had both an impressive athletic...