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 ...

Local outdoor activities have sprung

Local outdoor activities have sprung

Andrew Kollar, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports

The snow is gone, the wind is back and spring quarter is in full swing once again. The change in weather opens the door for many outdoor activities available to CWU students within an hour of Ellensburg. Ellensburg is within an hour drive of Vantage, Blewett Pass, Leavenworth and the Enchantments, ...

Baseball continues hot streak vs. ‘Cavs

Baseball continues hot streak vs. ‘Cavs

Natalie Hyland, Senior Sports Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

Wildcat baseball looks to improve on its win streak and potentially advance in the GNAC standings in Portland on April 8 against Concordia. The Wildcats are currently 17-12 overall with an 11-8 conference record, placing them third in GNAC standings, one win behind No. 2 Northwest Nazarene who are ...

CWU women’s volleyball scores trip to Italy

CWU women’s volleyball scores trip to Italy

Natalie Hyland, Senior Sports Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Over Spring Break, the CWU Volleyball team went on the program’s first foreign tour to Italy. While overseas the team played three matches, visited landmarks, bonded, and indulged in authentic Italian food. The group of 43 included the team, their families and CWU alumni. Head coach Mario Andaya brought...

Wrestlemania: Thrills and heartbreaks

Wrestlemania: Thrills and heartbreaks

Mitchell Johnson, Sports Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under General, Sports

The World Wrestling Entertainment’s (WWE) version of the “Super Bowl” provided many thrills for its motto “The Ultimate Thrill Ride.” There were  tables, ladders, steel chairs, sledge hammers and lots of pin attempts during the five-hour show, plus a two hour pre-show consisting of three ma...

Wildcats blasts past Yellowjacks for doubleheader sweep

Wildcats blasts past Yellowjacks for doubleheader sweep

Mitchell Johnson, Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

As the ball left junior outfielder James Smith III's bat, everybody around the CWU baseball field knew where the ball was going. Before the ball even cleared the left field wall, the dugout came to greet Smith for his walk-off home run. That homerun was the end to an improbable two out, six run comeback...

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