Todd, running back and forth

Kyler Roberts, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2015

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized, Varsity

Jordan Todd is one of few Central Athletes that double dip. Todd is not only a standout on the gridiron, but also is a sprinter on the track team. Todd is a junior dual-sport athlete and law and justice major. He plays running... Read more »

On the road again

Maxwell Monson, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2015

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Varsity

The Central women’s basketball team is preparing to face off against Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) on the road in Nampa, Idaho, which will finsh their three game road trip. Central holds a 9-7 overall record and sits at... Read more »

Top 6-10 Central Athletes

January 23, 2015

Filed under Sports

6. Billy North Inducted into the Central athletics Hall of Fame in 1987. North is also a Seattle native who might have the most “bling” of any Central athlete.  He won two World Series titles with the Oakland... Read more »

Central hits road for Alaska trip

Jeffrey MacMillan, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2015

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Varsity

The Wildcats (10-4, GNAC 5-2) travel to the frozen north to battle with two GNAC teams from Alaska. The Wildcats face the Seawolves from Anchorage (9-8, GNAC 5-2) and the Nanooks from Fairbanks (5-10, GNAC 2-5) as part of a... Read more »

Top 10 Central athletes

Spencer Hansen, Assistant Sports Editor

January 19, 2015

Filed under Sports, Varsity

Jon Kitna Jon Kitna is probably the most well-known CWU athlete and a native of Tacoma. Kitna was a standout QB for a Central football team that shared the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Championship.... Read more »

Rugby teams keep rolling

Cole Ridley, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2014

Filed under Sports, Varsity

This is the first season both the Central men’s and women’s rugby programs were recognized as varsity athletic programs through the university. Both programs proved they belong there. Led by head coach Tony Pacheco, the... Read more »

Central headed to nationals

Donnie Santos, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2014

Filed under Sports, Varsity

Central’s women’s cross country team had two major goals when starting their 2014 season: make it to nationals and have the opportunity to run in the last race of the year. This marks the first time the team as a whole... Read more »

Even playing field for all

Dillon Sand, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

For people whose vision is impaired, goalball does something that no words or examples can explain; it shows people what it is like to be visually impaired, in the form of a game. Goalball is one of the few sports that creates... Read more »

When the lights go out

Jeffrey MacMillan, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

This weekend’s tragic and sudden passing of Ohio State football player Kosta Karageorge shined a spotlight on concussions in sports and has helped to get people talking about this little -known topic. While doctors, psychologists... Read more »

Crackdown on concussions

Jonathan Glover, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

No matter how much padding you put in a helmet, the brain is still going to slam into the inside of the skull in football. No matter how careful the players are, elbows and knees are still going to crash into players’ heads... Read more »

BMX track still in the works

Cole Ridley, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2014

Filed under Outdoor, Sports

There have been proposals in recent years to bring a bicycle moto-cross (BMX) course to Ellensburg. A former resident of Ellensburg pushed for the recreational addition for many years before leaving town. Ellensburg City Hall... Read more »