Prepare for a block party

Prepare for a block party

Clayton Huber, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Photo Illustration by Jack Lambert CWU volleyball’s last match of the season is against Western Washington University on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. “I am counting on a team effort. Sabrina [Wheelhouse] and Sarah [Joffs] are seniors and this is their last shot to play WWU, so I’m sure they want...

Three teams to prepare for postseason

Three teams to prepare for postseason

Simo Rul, Senior Sports Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Football, General, Rugby, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

As the fall sports season wraps up, some teams are looking forward to the playoffs and some are looking to regroup for next season. Football, volleyball and women’s rugby are looking to keep their seasons alive, while cross country and women's soccer are looking to regroup and perform better in 2018. It has...

Wildcats face back-to-back battle

Anna Eyears, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Jack Lambert CWU women’s basketball will face both Colorado School of Mines (CSM) and Metropolitan State University (MSU) Denver for the first time in GNAC history this week.. The Wildcats will play CSM on Friday, Nov. 17 and MSU on Saturday, Nov. 18 in back-to-back away games. To begin the season t...

Athletes hunker down for Thanksgiving

Athletes hunker down for Thanksgiving

Hanson Lee, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Volleyball

For many athletes, Thanksgiving seems to be the perfect time of the year to go back home and spend time with the family. While this may be the case for some, many athletes aren’t able to go home and visit their families due to certain obstacles and events. Women’s basketball buckles down ...

Wildcats axe the Jacks; clinch GNAC title

Wildcats axe the Jacks; clinch GNAC title

Natalie Hyland, Sports Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Wildcats axe the Jacks; win GNAC Natalie Hyland, Sports Editor   CWU football ended the regular season 11-0 with a 42-28 win over Humboldt State University in Arcata, California. The win also secured the GNAC title for the Wildcats and a ticket to the postseason with a  first round bye. The Wildcats have also earned home...

CWU women’s fall soccer season ends

CWU women’s fall soccer season ends

Simo Rul, Senior Sports Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Uncategorized

The CWU women’s soccer team had a tough year, as the Wildcats battled through injuries and not playing the same lineup two times in a row, except for the last two games. The Wildcats finished with a 2-12-3 record overall, and finished 1-9-2 in the GNAC. Coming off one of their best season...

ESPN3 to air Wildcat doubleheader

ESPN3 to air Wildcat doubleheader

Jack Belcher, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The basketball doubleheader on Feb. 1 will be livestreamed on ESPN3. The first of the two games will be the women’s team against Seattle Pacific University (SPU) and the second will be men’s basketball versus Western Washington University (WWU). “It’s a big deal, especially for Central, both mens and womens progra...

Wind farm hunting closes Nov. 30

Wind farm hunting closes Nov. 30

Jack Belcher, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports

Wild Horse Wind Farm, which is about 20 minutes east of Ellensburg, has been open to hunters since 2007. The 9,000 acres of land provides plenty of hunting grounds, provided that hunters have a permit Right now, Wild Horse Wind Farm is in its busiest time of the year, according to Senior Wind Resource...

Wildcats face Hawaii Pacific University

Wildcats face Hawaii Pacific University

Clayton Huber, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

CWU women’s basketball started the season with an exhibition game against Northwest University. The Wildcats won with a final score of 97-51. While this game does not count toward their GNAC record, their next big game is against Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) Nov. 11 at the Pavilion. In preparation for the game, the W...

Another harsh winter to hit Snoqualime

Hanson Lee, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports

Ellensburg’s upcoming winter season is shaping up to be a La Nina, meaning a period of extreme cold weather. With all of the snowfall that occurred last winter, it’s only safe to expect that this year’s La Nina will be just as harsh. “We actually have had some snow in Ellensburg already,” said...

CWU volleyball bests SPU at home

Anna Eyears, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

CWU volleyball defeated Seattle Pacific University in three straight sets on Thursday night. They now have a record of 17-6, 12-3 GNAC. The Wildcats faced a tough first set as SPU put up a fight that required extra plays to decide the winner. Back-to-back kills by outside hitters, Maggie McTaggart an...

Face lift may be in the future for Tomlinson

Simo Rul, Senior Sports Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under General, Sports

  Built in 1959, Tomlinson stadium is the oldest stadium in the GNAC. But this old building is starting to show its age as the track, which hasn’t been resurfaced since 1992, is beginning to show some cracks. On Nov. 2 the board of trustees will meet and decide whether or not to renovat...

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