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Men's Basketball: Another close race, and Spartans finish second

Men's Basketball: Another close race, and Spartans finish second

Coming off four straight losses, two of which were overtime games, the winless Spartans were hoping to erase those past games from memory by defeating Hiram College on a cold, fluttery Monday night without starter Eric Duerr who was out due to the flu. Unfortunately, the Spartans could not hold off the Terriers of Hiram, dropping their fifth-straight game 84-80. (0) comments

Football Playoffs: Lead slips away in final minutes of game

Case 17, Wabash 20

Football Playoffs: Lead slips away in final minutes of game

Down by four, sacked on third down, and with just over a minute left to go in a season that was crumbling around him, Wabash quarterback Matt Hudson connected with wide receiver Wes Chamblee for 21 yards on fourth-and-15, breathing life into the ashes that were the Little Giants' playoff hopes. (0) comments

Henry, Tondo cook Kalamazoo

Though Thanksgiving break already drew to a close, Case's Sunday win against Kalamazoo College gave the Spartans much to be thankful for. The 69-56 win is the Spartans' third-straight victory, and Ashleigh Tondo and Caitlin Henry scored big for the Spartans to solidify the win. (0) comments

Spartan Spotlight: Alex Hostoffer

Spartan Spotlight: Alex Hostoffer

Alex Hostoffer is a junior swimmer for the Spartan men's team who swims breast stroke and individual medley events. He is majoring in economics and is from Highland Heights, Ohio. Greg Meyer: Who inspired you to swim? Alex Hostoffer: My babysitter told me I might be pretty good at it since I was tall and skinny� that started my swimming career at 5 years old. (0) comments

Pro Sports: LT's not-so-little helper

In the spirit of finals... Thesis: Michael Turner's presence as backup running back to LaDainian Tomlinson made LT the elite runner he was during that period. This is not to dismiss the fact that LT is a great RB. Tomlinson had three seasons in San Diego before Turner joined the Chargers. (0) comments

Comeback Win

Comeback Win

Referee Chris Shears took Terence Haynes' left wrist in his right hand, pulled it into the air, and Haynes, 45, had the first win of his collegiate wrestling career. Victory No. 1 for Baldwin-Wallace's middle-aged heavyweight will be one of his easiest: Case doesn't have a heavyweight and lost the match by forfeit. (0) comments

In This Issue

News

  • Could line dancing bring down Thwing?
  • Cross Country finishes well in championships
  • Students travel to Georgia to protest at former SOA
  • Synthetic ice rink opens on Wade Oval this weekend
  • Understanding current financial times
  • Unreliable Case network troubled by several issues
  • USG ? BRIEF

Sports

  • Comeback Win
  • Football Playoffs: Lead slips away in final minutes of game
  • Henry, Tondo cook Kalamazoo
  • Men's Basketball: Another close race, and Spartans finish second
  • Pro Sports: LT's not-so-little helper
  • Spartan Spotlight: Alex Hostoffer

Fun Page

  • Crossword Answers
  • Jumble Answers
  • Sudoku Answers

Opinion

  • Accusation of racism was "thoughtless"
  • Ample sleep is best exam preparation
  • Art for art's sake
  • Editorial: Semester grades
  • Formal recruitment may be path to better college experience
  • Incentives and interventions
  • Jewish students respond to letters
  • Rational discourse is only path to peace
  • The very last column
  • There's no place like home
  • University should save energy this winter
  • Zionism does not equal colonialism

Focus

  • GLTF reimagines a holiday classic, while still remaining true to form
  • Just in Case: Don't let finals take you down
  • PTG's New Playwright Fest offers students a chance to showcase acting, writing skills
  • Sex and Dating: What's your type?
  • Student Profile: Keith Lupton
  • The Buzz
  • The Observer's picks for best of 2008: Books
  • The Observer's picks for best of 2008: Movies
  • The Observer's picks for best of 2008: Music
  • The Observer's picks for best of 2008: Video Games
  • The Worst Case Scenario: Finagling your way out of finals
  • Will Smith takes on another tough role in Seven Pounds
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