Softball has College World Series in mind

Softball has College World Series in mind

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

The CWU women’s softball team is leaving postseason play behind them and getting ready to defend their GNAC title. Finishing first in the GNAC and setting more records this year, the team is looking to go even further this year than they have in previous seasons. “We have talked a lot about the end ...

Celine Fowler commands center field

Celine Fowler commands center field

Alanna Inzunza, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

Playing as an outfielder for the CWU softball team, junior Celine Fowler first found her love for softball at a young age. At 4 years old, she began playing t-ball and by 9 years old she was playing competitively. Since then the sport has played a big part in her life. By freshman year of high school, Fowle...

Dalto succeeds on mound, batters box

Dalto succeeds on mound, batters box

Sabrina Wheelhouse, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

Not many people can say that they play the sport they love at the college level with their life-long friends but lucky for one Wildcat, he can. Chris Dalto was first introduced to baseball through his family. He began watching it on the television with his father and eventually started playing afte...

Plenty of places to fish in Kittitas County

Plenty of places to fish in Kittitas County

Andrew Kollar, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under General, Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports

The Yakima River Canyon is considered a staple of the Ellensburg area and is known for having a beautiful landscape, carved away by the river, thus making it a popular destination for fishing. In addition to the Yakima River, there is the Teanaway River, which runs into the Yakima River further downs...

Levin ejected, Wildcats get swept by Wolves

Levin ejected, Wildcats get swept by Wolves

Mitchell Johnson, Sports Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

Anyone who showed up five minutes late for the CWU baseball game would have found junior pitcher Seth Pederson on the mound for the Wildcats, even thought he was technically not the starter. Senior pitcher Jake Levin walked the second hitter of the game and he did not like that call whatsoever. Le...

CWU Rodeo Club holds lone home competition

CWU Rodeo Club holds lone home competition

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports

The CWU Rodeo Club hosted the Todd Anderson Memorial  rodeo at the Ellensburg Arena this past weekend. “We didn’t do as well as we wanted to this weekend but we still have one more rodeo left this season,” said Co-Vice President of the Rodeo Club Michael Anderson. The CWU Rodeo Team is curre...

Ski season comes to an end

Ski season comes to an end

Andrew Kollar, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under General, Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports

This year’s ski season was one for the books at Snoqualmie Pass during the 2016-2017 ski season, making it a season to remember for local Washingtonians. Mother nature dropped a total of 402 inches of snowfall on Snoqualmie Pass. This lead, leading to many powder days and overcoming the 5- year-averag...

CWU Basketball says farewell to Harada

CWU Basketball says farewell to Harada

Natalie Hyland, Senior Sports Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

On April 17 it was announced that Jeff Harada, coach of the women’s basketball team,  had resigned from his position and accepted a job at California State University Fullerton as its head coach. After three years heading up the Wildcats’ team, Harada’s official last day was Friday, April 21. Wh...

Climbing team back from Walla Walla with No. 5 rank

Climbing team back from Walla Walla with No. 5 rank

Kyvon Henry, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports

You wouldn’t expect a person with a fear of heights to be leading a team that climbs to unusual heights. Dan Connelly, a senior from Bainbridge Island double majoring in psychology and sociology, has been competing on a rock-climbing team since his freshman year and currently holds the fifth most ...

CWU relievers find success

CWU relievers find success

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

A big part of the CWU Wildcats baseball team’s ’ success has been a result of the  relievers coming out of the bullpen. Right-handed pitchers Christopher Dalto and Kyle Thompson, juniors at CWU have created  a spark. The relievers have exceeded Dalto’s expectations. “Honestly, I did but I didn...

Battle for the GNAC Title

Battle for the GNAC Title

Sabrina Wheelhouse, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

In sports, there’s something exhilarating for both fans and players when the top teams compete for the number one spot. This weekend, CWU baseball will take on Western Oregon University (WOU) and it will be a fight until the end. The Wildcats currently stand at second in conference play with a recor...

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...

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