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Eastern Washington Prep Star Gets Big Chance

By Austin Bennett One of Eastern Washington’s finest athletes, Joe Harris Jr. has been drafted in the second round of the NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Harris will be accompanied by first round pick Andrew Wiggins and arguably the NBA’s best player, LeBron James. “It’s been a dream come true and a wild few […]

Central Shows on Pre-Season All-GNAC Football Team

By Austin Bennett Beyond Sports Network According to Beyond Sports Network, Central Washington football has five preseason All-GNAC players on the roster for this upcoming season. Including a first team All-American in Isaiah Davis. The first team preseason all GNAC players are cornerbacks Isaiah Davis & Cedrique Chaney, running back Jordan Todd, wide receiver/kick returner […]

Central Summer Athletic Camps

By David Collins Central Washington University hosts a multitude of athletics camps during the summer. CWU offers boys & girls basketball, fastpitch softball, football, co-ed rugby, soccer and volleyball camps throughout the summer. The university generates upwards of $700,000 a summer from these camps, with football camps producing a large portion of the revenue, according […]

CWU Makes Rugby A Varsity Sport

By Justin Nunez Last year CWU took a large step and decided to make the school rugby teams, both men’s and women’s, a varsity sport. This was in part to the men’s long winning tradition and the growing popularity of women’s rugby. “There will be new student athletes coming to Central that would’ve not come […]

Kitna Wildcat Classic Tees Off

By Justin Nunez Tomorrow the 12th annual Kitna Wildcat Classic, sponsored by Wells Fargo Advisors, kicks off. The golf tournament is held each year in honor of Jon Kitna, former CWU quarterback who went on to play in the NFL for 16 years. It helps raise funds that go directly into the Wildcat Club which […]

Troutwater Fly

By Austin Bennett Troutwater Fly Shop has been flourishing in downtown Ellensburg. Troutwater recently moved to their downtown location at 425 N. Pearl St. this past April but the business has been operating since 2010 . Troutwater chose to move downtown due to traffic and the accommodations. “The boats are in and out before the […]

Central’s newly renovated tennis courts open

BY Chandler St. Louis Staff Reporter   The recent remodeling of Central’s tennis courts has players and community members ecstatic. The tennis courts, located next to Wendell Hill Hall, underwent much needed renovations after years of wear and tear. The old surface was completely torn out and replaced with eight brand new courts. Although the […]

Three CWU athletes make the trip to nationals

BY DILLON SAND Staff Reporter   Tayler Fettig, Connie Morgan and Dani Eggleson all represented Central in Allendale, Mich. at the NCAA Division II Track and Field National Championships over the weekend, held at Grand Valley State University. Fettig went into nationals looking to become a two time All-American and succeeded when she placed sixth […]

Looking for a new place to work out? Athletic facilities open to public at 6061 Vantage Highway

BY DILLON PETERSON Staff Reporter   If you are tired of the same facilities that the Student Union building has to offer on campus, go check out the Ellensburg Racquet and Recreation Center (ERRC) off Vantage Highway. This club has a lot to offer and is free to anyone with a Central I.D. card. There […]