CWU basketball coach resigns

CWU basketball coach resigns

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

CWU head women’s basketball coach Jeff Harada publicly resigned from his position Monday, after three years with the program. “I would like to express a very sincere thank you to Dennis Francois who took a chance on me, as well as all the players who I've been fortunate to have mentored and c...

Rodeo heads to Ellensburg this weekend

Rodeo heads to Ellensburg this weekend

Natalie Hyland, Senior Sports Reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports

Rodeo teams from all over the Pacific Northwest will gather in Ellensburg this weekend-- from Friday, April 21 to Sunday, April 23-- for a chance to qualify for the College National Finals Rodeo in Wyoming. The CWU Rodeo Team returns to the Kittitas County Fairgrounds Rodeo Arena for the 19th annual...

Soccer continues to grow as a team

Soccer continues to grow as a team

Mitchell Johnson, Sports Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Soccer, Sports

As the CWU women’s club soccer team heads 160 miles east to Eastern Washington University (EWU) over the weekend, the club has the same thing in mind—win. “In our minds, it’s trying to get the best outcome possible,” junior center midfielder Daisy Merida said. “We always go into any game at any...

CWU track readies for first home meet

CWU track readies for first home meet

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The CWU track and field team will host their first home meet of the year at Tomlinson Stadium on Saturday April 22. The Wildcat men and women are coming off of a weekend in Spokane, Washington where the women as a team finished in first place with 157 points, and the men ended up in third place wit...

CWU community cleans up Yakima River

CWU community cleans up Yakima River

Andrew Kollar, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under General, Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports

Buses packed with almost 300 students and community members filled the Yakima River Canyon for the 44th annual Yakima River Cleanup last Saturday, April 15. The Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) was in charge of getting almost 300 students and community members to clean the Yaki...

Softball preps for toughest test yet

Softball preps for toughest test yet

Alanna Inzunza, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

The CWU softball team looks forward to their upcoming coming GNAC games this weekend.  The Wildcats will face Saint Martin’s University (SMU) on April 22 in Lacey, WA and on April 23 in Ellensburg. The CWU softball team currently has a record of 31-7, with a GNAC record of 18-2, giving them the No. 1 st...

Baseball looks to cruise past Crusaders

Baseball looks to cruise past Crusaders

Sabrina Wheelhouse, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

The Wildcats are currently 23-15 overall and 17-11 in the conference which puts them tied at second with Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) in the GNAC standings. The last time the Wildcats faced NNU, they walked away with one win in back-to-back doubleheaders on March 10 and 11. “We did a lot of t...

CWU women return from GNAC summit

CWU women return from GNAC summit

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The GNAC hosted the third Women in Sports Career Seminar this past weekend in Portland, Oregon. The seminar was hosted at the Moda Center, where 125 high school and college age women came together to meet professional women working in the sports industry as coaches, athletic directors and journalists....

Wildcats look to silence Puget Sound

Wildcats look to silence Puget Sound

Kyvon Henry, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports

Coming off a tough loss to Gonzaga, the 5-6 Wildcats lacrosse team has their mind set on striking .500 with a win against the University of Puget Sound (UPS) this weekend. Saturday will be the first match against the 0-7 UPS squad this season. During last year’s meeting, the Wildcats won the game 9...

Emmert leaps into record books

Emmert leaps into record books

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

When senior pole vaulter McKenna Emmert set foot upon CWU four years ago, she didn’t know what to expect. Now coming into her final outdoor season, her entire life is figured out. Before CWU, Emmert was a pole vaulter for four years at Kelso High School. Emmert said she began pole vaulting after a socc...

Egbert shines on first year with team

Egbert shines on first year with team

Alanna Inzunza, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

Transferring from Oregon State, Savannah Egbert has gotten the chance to become a part of the CWU softball team. Being able to play this year has given her a new role on the team. Her softball career has taken off since arriving to CWU. Egbert was the catcher for the Oregon State team,but has taken o...

Levin continues to succeed on mound

Levin continues to succeed on mound

Sabrina Wheelhouse, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

Due to his size and athleticism, most people would think he is a basketball or football player. At 6-foot-5, Jake Levin plays first base and is a pitcher for the CWU baseball team. Levin has been a huge part of the team’s success so far this season for the team, nabbing Pitcher of the Week for Feb. 6 ...

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