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MLB’s return is a recipe for disaster

MLB’s return is a recipe for disaster

Mitchell Roland, Senior Reporter

July 6, 2020

While I was originally ecstatic for Major League Baseball’s return, it has become clear that baseball’s return will be below typical MLB play standards and come with severe risks that outweigh the upside. On June 23, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred implemented a 60-game season that is set to begin on July ...

Opinion: The Match ll: Champions for Charity brought competition, trash talking and fundraising to whole new level

Opinion: The Match ll: Champions for Charity brought competition, trash talking and fundraising to whole new level

Holly Hunter, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2020

Two of golf's greats and arguably two of the best quarterbacks of all time faced off May 24 on a rainy Florida golf course to raise money for COVID-19 relief. The Match II: Champions for Charity featured the team of Tom Brady and Phil Mickelson going against the team of Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning....

Fall sports coaches hoping season can still happen

Junior Eric Wilkes finished with one touchdown in 2019. His senior year of football is still up in the air.

Rey Green, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2020

As spring quarter comes to an end and summer time rolls around, the next question that everyone is waiting to be answered is if there will be fall sports or not.   CWU President James Gaudino sent out a mass email May 26 titled, “Fall 2020 Plans.” The email began with Gaudino saying he was “ple...

Women’s Soccer adds five new players

Women’s Soccer adds five new players

Holly Hunter, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2020

CWU Women’s Soccer added five new players to the roster for the upcoming season. Jayme Woodfil, Aleah Washington, Maggie McBroom, Payton Lindell and Morgan Fischel are all incoming freshmen.  “We were looking to bring more competition in and we were fortunate that we had been following a numb...

Opinion: Court ruling is the latest sign the NCAA is dying

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Mitchell Roland, Senior Reporter

May 21, 2020

During a press conference at 2014’s Final Four in the glamorous Cowboys stadium in Arlington, Texas, UCONN basketball player Shabazz Napier described “hungry nights,” where players on the team literally couldn’t afford to eat. That same year, NCAA President Mark Emmert made $1.9 million. Wh...

MLB owners and players discussing potential return

MLB owners and players discussing potential return

Holly Hunter, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2020

Major League Baseball (MLB) owners made a proposal on Monday, May 11 for the season to start by early July. According to ESPN Baseball Insider Jeff Passan, nothing is official yet, but some main aspects of the proposal include a shortened season to 82 games, a playoff expansion from 10 to 14 teams, ...

Coaching from afar

Coaching from afar

Rey Green, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2020

No school means no sports. However, the grind has not stopped for student athletes. Athletes have been attending Zoom meetings to continue improving their techniques and bond with the team. Teams are preparing as if the upcoming seasons will not be postponed or canceled, and coaches are using Zoom to s...

Fishing guides anxious to get back on the water

A sight of the Yakima river at Canyon River Ranch, near Wymer. Local businesses are introducing sanitation and social distancing measures to tackle COVID-19, but most services are still operating.

Mitchell Roland, Senior Reporter

May 4, 2020

While rules for recreational fishing have been relaxed in the state, fishing guides statewide are still anxiously waiting to hold tours. Last week Gov. Jay Inslee announced plans to allow fishing in the state as long as participants practice social distancing. However, commercial fishing is still prohi...

Senior athletes making pivotal life decision

Senior athletes making pivotal life decision

Holly Hunter, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2020

Just like most of the world, sports have taken a pause during the COVID-19 pandemic. For NCAA spring sport athletes participating in baseball, softball and track and field, the short seasons they started have been cancelled. The NCAA did grant an extra year of eligibility to those who’s seasons have b...

Athletic facilities being well kept despite cancelled seasons

Athletic facilities being well kept despite cancelled seasons

Rey Green, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2020

The Nicholson Pavilion has less traffic going in and out of it this quarter due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A majority of workers are on stay-at-home orders because they are not essential workers.  CWU Athletics’ strength and conditioning coach Erik Hoium said President James Gaudino has made it very ...

Recreation center workers laid off

Recreation center workers laid off

Rey Green, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2020

With school being online, the entire campus is closed, leaving recreational workers out of a job this quarter. A majority of recreational workers are hurting financially and are in a tough situation because they use their recreation job to help pay for school, bills and food, according to Tony Barajas...

Five players the Seahawks could pick in this week’s NFL Draft and why

Five players the Seahawks could pick in this week’s NFL Draft and why

Austin Lane, Columnist

April 22, 2020

The Seattle Seahawks had a 2019 season similar to what they saw in 2012. In both seasons, a good rookie draft class combined with some veterans and team leaders led the team to an 11-5 record but a loss in the Divisional round of the playoffs. In 2013, the Seahawks built off their successful 2012 seaso...

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