Central baseball shows complete turnaround from 2012

Central baseball shows complete turnaround from 2012

April 17, 2013
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By JARYD CLINE, staff reporter Wildcat leadoff hitter junior Joe Castro steps up to the plate, the song, “Started from the Bottom” by Drake blaring from the loud speakers. “Started from the bottom now we’re here, started from the bottom now my whole team here.” Castro’s walkup song is representative of the last couple of Wildcat baseball seasons. ...

Central baseball aims for a championship series

April 17, 2013
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By DANIEL SOLTERO, staff reporter The Wildcats were up to bat in the bottom of the 7th with a 3-2 count, bases loaded and two outs. The batter stepped up to the plate anticipating a fastball and looked straight into the pitcher’s eyes. The pitcher, solely focusing on the next pitch, took the ...

Central splits with Oregon Tech on day two of doubleheader

Central splits with Oregon Tech on day two of doubleheader

April 15, 2013
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BY JARYD CLINE, staff reporter After sweeping the Oregon Tech Owls (16-30) on Saturday, the Wildcats (23-15) missed out on the four game series sweep by dropping the fourth game of the series on Sunday in Central home doubleheader this weekend. Read More »...

CWU men’s rugby promoted to the Varsity Cup

April 14, 2013
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By EVAN THOMPSON, sports editor Finally, after a forced relocation to compete as an independent, years of battling through D-1A teams and national competitions, the Wildcats have reached the pinnacle of collegiate rugby: the Varsity Cup. Read More »...

CWU Set to Make Waves at Nationals

April 10, 2013
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By CHELSEA BRONN, staff reporter   After taking fourth place at nationals in 2012, the Central Washington University wakeboard team plans to sweep the competition this year and walk away with the ultimate achievement: a national championship. Nationals will be held in Shreveport, La., Memorial Da...

Men Dominate Arch Rival at Shotwell

April 10, 2013
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By JOE COLUCCIO, staff reporter The Central Washington University track and field team rolled down to University of Puget Sound and had an impressive showing at the 19th annual JD Shotwell Invitational. The men’s team came away with the top spot, tallying a score of 166.5, 20 points higher th...

Wildcat Softball Comes Out Ahead

April 10, 2013
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By SARAH RUIZ, staff reporter The Central Washington Wildcats took the field Friday in Turlock, Calif., to participate in the Tournament of Champions. In their first day of the tournament, the Wildcats took on California State University-San Bernardino, and won. The final score of  5-7 helped to st...

Spring Lift

April 10, 2013
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By DANIEL SOLTERO, staff reporter Thomas Kramer’s biceps, triceps, pectorals and just about every muscle north of his ankles were bulging as he picked up the bar. Kramer battled with the 555-pound weight in the dead lift competition, his veins bulged and his faced turned red, but he wasn’t abou...

Central Moves into First-Place Tie

April 10, 2013
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By EVAN THOMPSON, sports editor   Halfway marks in a baseball season can be significant. With a little less than a month to go in the regular season, the Wildcats reached an even more important milestone this week, other than having a winning record through 34 games since 2008. Central...

The ‘Tied’s’ Turning

April 10, 2013
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By JARYD CLINE, staff reporter   2008. That was the last season where Central Washington baseball had a winning season, until now that is. The Wildcats look to continue their recent string of success into the second half of the season. They face off against out-of-conference Oregon Tech on S...

5K Run Creates Awareness in Community

April 10, 2013
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By JOE COLUCCIO, staff reporter   Last Saturday morning, in front of the Central Washington Welcome Center, students lined up to race for a cause. Central Washington’s Wellness Center and University Recreation teamed up with Ellensburg’s Abuse Support and Prevention Education Now to...

Central falls to Hawaii Hilo in Silver Bracket semifinal

Central falls to Hawaii Hilo in Silver Bracket semifinal

April 8, 2013
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By SARAH RUIZ, staff reporter The Central Washington University softball team began the second day of the Tournament of Champions in Turlock, Calif., by storm, winning both of their games and advancing to the Silver Bracket semifinal. Read More »...

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