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...

March creates snowsports madness

March creates snowsports madness

Andrew Kollar, Staff Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports

Birds are chirping, snow is melting and people are thinking more about the upcoming college basketball tournament than they are about skiing. People are putting the ski gear away and breaking out the shorts but ski season is not over. “March is pretty sweet. I remember toboggan training got out earl...

Baseball preps for second GNAC series

Baseball preps for second GNAC series

Diamond Martin, Staff Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

The CWU men’s baseball team has their second GNAC series of the year against NNU. Last week they split with Saint Martins, they now know their weak points and plan to better then before against NNU this upcoming weekend. Redshirt junior pitcher Dalto Christopher feels good about their second GNAC of...

Four CWU athletes head to nationals

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter`
March 8, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The CWU track and field team is sending four athletes to the NCAA Indoor Championship this weekend in Birmingham, Alabama. The four athletes are senior Luke Plummer, senior Kodiak Landis, senior McKenna Emmert and sophomore Mariyah Vongsaveng. Plummer, who went to nationals last year, but missed out last ...

Softball preps for doubleheaders

Softball preps for doubleheaders

Natalie Hyland, Staff Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

The Wildcat softball team will begin their GNAC title defense with back-to-back doubleheaders Friday and Saturday against Northwest Nazarene in Selah. The Wildcats are unable to open their season at home as planned, due to the current t snow on the fields. “We haven’t practiced on our field yet,...

CWU teammates create lifelong bond

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

Most student-athletes get a chance to play with teammates for four years at the most. For the four CWU softball seniors they have had the opportunity to play together for eight years. “We were on a really successful team and had really good coaches that knew how to have fun,” infielder Kailyn C...

CWU women’s basketball advances to first-ever GNAC semi-final

CWU women’s basketball advances to first-ever GNAC semi-final

Mitchell Johnson, Sports Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Early in the fourth quarter when Simon Fraser (SFU) was beating CWU women’s basketball by double-digits head coach Jeff Harada told his team what was going to happen. “I told them we were going to win the game and make playoff history,” Harada said. He was right. The Wildcats grinded out a ...

Wildcat women punch their ticket to playoffs

Wildcat women punch their ticket to playoffs

Natalie Hyland, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The 2017 women’s basketball team fought hard all season, and after an intense final two games and a stressful weekend of waiting to see how other games would pan out, they’re in the GNAC playoffs. The Wildcats have clinched the number six seed. “It was a very stressful Thursday night watching the other gam...

Rugby prepares for scrum in Vegas

Rugby prepares for scrum in Vegas

Diamond Martin, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under Rugby, Sports

The CWU men’s rugby team headed out to Las Vegas on February 28 for the Las Vegas Invitational. This will be an important tournament for them because of the many games in a short timespan. Junior scrum-half Simi Ratukalou is excited about this tournament and feels very confident with his team represe...

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