Athletics gives website a makeover

Athletics gives website a makeover

Clayton Huber, Staff Reporter
January 18, 2017
Filed under General, Sports

CWU Athletics made the decision to change their website over winter break. With basketball season well underway and baseball and track coming up, it was time to implement some changes. “We were looking for an opportunity to improve and get better,” Assistant Athletic Director, Tyler Unsicker said...

Men’s basketball takes rivalry on the road

Men’s basketball takes rivalry on the road

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter
January 18, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The CWU men’s basketball team is getting ready to gear up for a tough matchup in the first of two crucial rivalry games against a nationally ranked Western Washington University (WWU). “It’s a huge rivalry, it’s probably one of the biggest rivalries in small college basketball,” head coac...

Wildcats on the prowl to WSU

Wildcats on the prowl to WSU

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter
January 18, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The CWU Track and Field team is heading to the Washington State University Open in Pullman on Friday, Jan. 20 and will stay until Saturday, Jan 21. For this first meet, head coach Kevin Adkisson will be evaluating the team. “The expectation of our first meet for the full squad is just to get a true asses...

Who should win the NFL MVP?

Who should win the NFL MVP?

Mitchell Johnson, Sports Editor
January 11, 2017
Filed under Football, Sports

During week 16 of the NFL, Derek Carr was laying down on the field yelling, “It’s broke, it’s broke.” After the game he was it was revealed that he had broken his leg. The final game of the season the Raiders scored six points in a 24-6 loss to the Denver Broncos, a team already eliminated...

Who should win the NFL MVP?

Who should win the NFL MVP?

Ryan Kinker, Senior Sports Reporter
January 11, 2017
Filed under Football, Sports, Uncategorized

In recent years, the NFL MVP race has had a clear-cut winner, such as Peyton Manning’s 55 touchdown 2013 campaign or Adrian Peterson’s 2,097 rushing yards in the 2012 season. I believe this trend continues this year, as Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan wins the 2016 MVP award by a landslide. ...

CWU soccer continues to grow

CWU soccer continues to grow

Ryan Kinker, Sports Senior Reporter
January 11, 2017
Filed under Soccer, Sports

Since the creation of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference in 2001, women’s soccer has been controlled by CWU’s rivals, Seattle Pacific University (SPU) and Western Washington University (WWU). Both schools have won a Division II National Championship in the last decade (2008 for SPU and 2016 f...

Men’s B-ball shoots for top spot

Men’s B-ball shoots for top spot

Mitchell Johnson, Sports Editor
January 11, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

After six GNAC games, the CWU men’s basketball team is tied for second place in a cluttered race for the top team in the conference. The Wildcats (4-2 GNAC, 9-3 overall) are tied with Alaska Anchorage (UAA), Montana State Billings and Western Oregon (WOU). With Western Washington sitting atop o...

CWU heads to Alaska for roadtrip

CWU heads to Alaska for roadtrip

Mitchell Johnson, Sports Editor
January 11, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Alaska is called the “Last Frontier” for many reasons. The distance away from the lower 48 states, extreme cold and rugged landscape make visiting Alaska one of the most difficult places to travel. Over the weekend the CWU  women’s basketball team will make their yearly trip to Alaska Anch...

Wildcats 81 Montana State 77: Recap from last night

Wildcats 81 Montana State 77: Recap from last night

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter
January 6, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The CWU Men’s Basketball team was led by three transfer players Thursday in their 81-77 win against Montana State Billings (MSU). Junior guard Jawan Stephney had a career high night Thursday against dropping 23 points helping lead the Wildcats to a GNAC win, improving their record to 9-3 overall...

Track gears up for indoor season

Track gears up for indoor season

Natalie Hyland, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

When Track and Field Coach Kevin Adkisson first started his coaching career at CWU 25 years ago, there was no way he could have predicted what kind of Track and Field he would be coaching in the coming years. This year, the women’s team  looks like they’re going to be tough competition in the upco...

CWU Wildcat by birth

CWU Wildcat by birth

Ryan Kinker, Senior Sports Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Central Washington University Athletics has plenty of familial connections between coaches and student-athletes. soccer’s head coach Michael Farrand and daughter senior midfielder Keilin; cross country head coach Kevin Adkisson and daughter freshman cross country runner Kourtney; and men’s baske...

Wildcats prepare for track season

Wildcats prepare for track season

Glendal Tautua, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The indoor track season will begin on Dec. 4, kicking off this year’s much anticipated track and field season. Some key players have returned  with their eyes set on nationals. There is excitement when talking about the possibilities and potential success this year. “The indoor season really sets us ...

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