CWU Track and Field athletes head to NCAA DII Nationals

CWU Track and Field athletes head to NCAA DII Nationals

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

CWU track is sending two athletes to compete at the NCAA DII Outdoor National Championships in Bradenton, Florida beginning on Thursday, May 25. Emily Bland Junior hurdler Emily Bland, a transfer from Everett Community College (ECC), heads to nationals after finishing first overall at the GNAC, and break...

Run for the thrill

Run for the thrill

Kyvon Henry, Staff Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under General, Sports

You might see Joseph Sheeran at the registrar’s office with degree checkout, or you might have taken a course by his wife, Lori, in the anthropology department. He might be humble, but he has outstanding accomplishments, including qualifying for 1980 and 1984 U.S. Olympic marathon trials. Born in Livor...

CWU athletes give back to community

CWU athletes give back to community

Alanna Inzunza, Staff Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under General, Rugby, Sports, Volleyball

Community service is an important part for student-athletes. The CWU Athletics Department requires student-athletes to take time out of their schedules to serve the local community. For many of these players and teams, the community service they do is more than that. They take time and energy from ...

Harsh winter brings changes for hunters

Harsh winter brings changes for hunters

Andrew Kollar, Staff Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports

With the most severe winter in the last decade, many deer and elk herds experienced a higher death rate than in years past, causing the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to make changes to the 2017 hunting season. Last winter, an Arctic wind blew into the Pacific Northwest.The frigi...

Friendly battle for the CWU QB position

Friendly battle for the CWU QB position

Sabrina Wheelhouse, Staff Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Football, Sports

It’s a battle for the starting quarterback position, but these four guys aren’t letting it get between their friendship. Tommy Hays, Riley Hennessey, Jojo Hillel and Andrew Graham are working together on and off the field in order to lead the Wildcats to a successful upcoming season beginning ...

Behind the ball: Marc Rodgers

Behind the ball: Marc Rodgers

Natalie Hyland, Senior Sports Reporter
May 17, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

While many students—specifically athletes—are excited and ready to return to action as their season gets underway, junior point guard Marc Rodgers considered not coming back to CWU in the months before the 2016-17 season. “I had to sit down with [my family] and ask what they thought was best,...

Tennis clubs holds community event

Tennis clubs holds community event

Kyvon Henry, Staff Reporter
May 17, 2017
Filed under Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports

CWU’s tennis club hosts the 10th Anniversary Alumni tournament this Saturday May 20. It starts at 8 a.m. and runs all day which is open to everyone. The Alumni Doubles tournament highlights the 10th year of the club being active.  Experience isn’t needed for this club, nor for the alumni tournament. Doubles team...

Soccer looks to remain undefeated

Soccer looks to remain undefeated

Alanna Inzunza, Staff Reporter
May 17, 2017
Filed under Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Soccer, Sports

Undefeated. The one word that describes the CWU Girl’s Club Soccer team performance this season. While the team started a little rocky in the beginning of the fall season, the Wildcats have since  stepped up their game. “At the beginning of the season...it was hard to memorize everybody’s names,” coa...

Angelique Whistocken heads to nationals

Angelique Whistocken heads to nationals

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter
May 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Senior javelin thrower Angelique Whistocken did not have track on her mind, but it did pay off for her in the long run, as she is one of the top throwers in the nation. Whistocken attended Kennewick High School, where she began throwing her freshman year. Whistocken said the reason why she started throwi...

Gaul succeeds in junior season

Gaul succeeds in junior season

Sabrina Wheelhouse, Staff Reporter
May 17, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

The first game of the 1988 World Series, with two outs in the ninth inning, the LA Dodgers are down 4-3 with a runner on first base. Kirk Gibson is the pinch hitter despite having two injured legs at the time. He manages to hit a home run to put the Dodgers up 5-4 and win the game and also the World Se...

Track and Field team head to GNACs

Track and Field team head to GNACs

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter
May 10, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The CWU track and field team is gearing up for the GNAC championships on Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13. The Wildcats will head to Monmouth, Oregon, looking to qualify for the national championships. Senior thrower Armando Tafoya has hit the NCAA provisional in the hammer and discus throws. Hi...

CWU eyes the GNAC title this weekend

CWU eyes the GNAC title this weekend

Sabrina Wheelhouse, Staff Reporter
May 10, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

Desi Storey, head coach of CWU’s baseball team, has led the Wildcats to another successful season and landed a spot in the GNAC. “It has been a good season overall. Obviously we have high expectations every year, but the guys have played well despite losing games we shouldn’t have, [and] they...

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