Archive for the ‘Varsity’ Category

Wildcat baseball sweeps Holy Names

BY Chandler St. Louis Staff Reporter   The Central Washington University baseball team completed the four game sweep  of the visiting Holy Names University Hawks. On Senior Day, and in the second back-to-back doubleheaders, the Wildcats won each game by the score of 8-5. In game one, the Hawks jumped out to an early three-run […]

Sports archive: Wildcat baseball win series, close in on top spot

    BY Jaryd Cline Sports Editor   After losing five games in a row and slipping to fourth place in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference standings, the Central Washington softball team nearly ran the table in the annual Tournament of Champions in California. The Wildcats won their first three games in the tournament before […]

Sports archive: Cats win four, dominate Cali tournament

  BY Jaryd Cline Sports Editor   After losing five games in a row and slipping to fourth place in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference standings, the Central Washington softball team nearly ran the table in the annual Tournament of Champions in California. The Wildcats won their first three games in the tournament before falling […]

Sports archive: Central baseball looks to climb GNAC standings

  BY Cameron Daniels Assistant Sports Editor Print date: April 10, 2014 The Central Washington Wildcat baseball team is looking to stay hot in a four-game series this weekend as they travel to face conference foe Northwest Nazarene. The Wildcats (18-13, 11-9 Great Northwest Athletic Conference), winners of eight out of their last 10 games, […]

Sports: McLaughlin first player in CWU history with consecutive 40-point games

SPORTS: MCLAUGHLIN FIRST PLAYER IN CWU HISTORY WITH CONSECUTIVE 40-POINT GAMES

BY DILLON PETERSON, Staff Reporter Senior guard Mark McLaughlin had another great game for Central Washington University Wildcats, exploding for 40 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals and was rewarded as Player of the Game, in a 96-79 victory over Simon Fraser. Senior forward JB Pillard also had a stellar game, finishing with […]

Sports: Buzzer-beating layup gives Crusaders 66-64 win over Wildcats

Observer/Sarah Ruiz

BY JULIA SANDERSON, Staff Reporter The Central Washington University women’s basketball team lost to Northwest Nazarene On Saturday after a buzzer-beating layup. The 66-64 loss pushes Central (6-11 overall, 1-8 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) into last place in the GNAC. Junior forward Courtney Johnson scored the first points with a layup eight seconds into the […]

Sports: Women’s basketball travels to face GNAC-leader Alaska Anchorage Saturday night

BY QUIN WALKER, Staff Reporter The Central Washington Women’s basketball team will try to get back on the winning path this week. With a new week to re-gather their thoughts, the Wildcats will face the Crusaders of Northwest Nazarene. The Wildcats (6-10 overall, 1-7 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) are coming off a close loss to Seattle […]

Sports: Men’s basketball set to face rival Western Washington Thursday night at Nicholson Pavilion

Observer/Nick Terrell

BY CHANCE WEEKS-WILLIAMS, Staff Reporter On Thursday Jan. 23, rival Western Washington University Vikings will travel from Bellingham to square off against the Wildcats in Nicholson Pavilion at 7 p.m. This will be the first time this season that the Wildcats (8-7 overall, 4-3 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) will play the Vikings (11-4, 5-2), but both […]

Sports: New CWU Head Coach Ian Shoemaker brings offensive mindset

Photo courtesy of The Daily Record

BY CHANCE WEEKS-WILLIAMS, Staff Reporter There is a new face among Central Washington University athletics. Newly hired head football coach Ian Shoemaker will take the reins of the Wildcats team this upcoming season. Shoemaker will be making his first head coaching appearance this year in place of interim coach John Picha. Picha filled in for Blaine […]

Sports: McLaughlin scores 27 points in 83-77 victory over Saint Martin’s

Photo Courtesy of Joseph Epperson

BY CHANCE WEEKS-WILLIAMS, Staff Reporter The Central Washington University men’s basketball team won a nail-biter against Great Northwest Athletic Conference foe Saint Martin’s University 83-77. Nicholson Pavilion was packed and ready to go for Central’s first home GNAC game. Saint Martin’s University was riding high after a huge win over the No. 11 nationally ranked Seattle […]