Disc golf on the rise in Ellensburg

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter

August 1, 2018


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There is a growing sport making its path through Ellensburg, that sport is disc golf. Disc golf is a sport where the goal is to get your frisbee (disc) into the basket in as few as shots as possible, just like regular golf. Over the past couple of years, many have probably walked around campus in the sprin...

Larabee makes a career coaching softball

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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With three seasons, three GNAC titles, 17 records and one appearance in the NCAA Division II West Super Regional tournament under his belt, Mike Larabee has made a name for himself during his time as the CWU Softball coach. Born in Spokane, Washington, Larabee moved to Kent when he was about five o...

Boston cements a legacy at CWU

Austin Lane, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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The GNAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 11-12 was considered by CWU Track and Field head coach Kevin Adkisson to be a good chance to “get your bragging rights” as a team. CWU Track and Cross Country distance runner Josh Boston went into the event and came out with those braggin...

Challenge course celebrates 10 years

Challenge course celebrates 10 years

Micah Chen, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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The CWU Challenge Course came to fruition in 2008, and is now celebrating 10 years of being a part of the CWU community. Challenge Course team leader Ann Baker said they still haven’t made any announcements on what the festivities will be for the 10th year anniversary, although she claims there are p...

Robinson Cano No longer a 1st ballot hall-of-famer

Gunnar Hinds, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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Robinson Cano has tarnished his hall of fame career with his recent PED (performance-enhancing drug) testing. The Mariners second baseman tested positive for PEDs last week. “Recently I learned that I tested positive for a substance called furosemide, which is not a performance-enhancing substance. Fur...

Camping in the Ellensburg area

Gunnar Hinds, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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Families and college students alike love camping when the weather gets warmer. Whether you’re “glamping” in an RV or roughing it in a tent, the greater Ellensburg area has plenty of camping spots to enjoy. Colten Crow, a senior law and justice major,  loves to be outdoors and camps in the ...

Teeing off around Kittitas County

Teeing off around Kittitas County

Gunnar Hinds, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


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With the weather finally warming up, the season for golfing is here. Whether you’re experienced or a beginner, now is a great time to get into the swing of things at one of Ellensburg’s various golfing attractions. Chase Martin, a CWU student studying marketing, loves to golf and has a keen insight...

Disc golf on the rise in Ellensburg

Disc golf on the rise in Ellensburg

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

There is a growing sport making its path through Ellensburg, that sport is disc golf. Disc golf is a sport where the goal is to get your frisbee (disc) into the basket in as few as shots as possible, just like regular golf. Over the past couple of years, many have probably walked around campus in the sprin...

Track and Field Sends eight to nationals

Austin Lane, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


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This season will be marked as historic for CWU Track and Field. The team is sending a record seven women to the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The women will be accompanied by the sole male athlete, Kodiak Landis, for a total of eight Wildcats. The individuals will travel out...

CWU Mariners Night Is a Homerun

CWU Mariners Night Is a Homerun

Micah Chen, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


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CWU students and alumni took over Safeco Field on Friday, May 18 for the annual CWU Mariners Night. There were many things that CWU students could do at the game, including joining in on the CWU pre-game festival, getting a beer at “The Pen,” or scoring a new Mariners and Wildcat mashup baseball cap...

CWU Softball eliminated by WOU

CWU Softball eliminated by WOU

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


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GNAC-winning CWU Softball ended their season short at the GNAC Tournament May 3 and 4 in Portland, Oregon. With a 9-0 loss in their first game of the tournament to Simon Fraser University (SFU), the Wildcats were quickly dropped into the loser’s bracket and had hoped to fight their way back to the...

Riding the water with 3000 horsepower

Riding the water with 3000 horsepower

Micah Chen, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


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The Albert Lee Appliance Cup, a hydroplane boat racing competition, is one of the featured attractions at Seattle’s Seafair Weekend Festival. CWU freshman Emily Raney is a familiar face at the annual adrenaline-pumping event.   Family business Raney’s family owns a boat racing team, known as ...

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