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Wellington: a beacon of Wildcat pride

Wellington: a beacon of Wildcat pride

Austin Lane, Senior Sports Reporter

November 19, 2019

You may have seen him at a CWU football game, CWU Night with the Seattle Mariners or even at his own wildfire event. Even if you haven’t caught a glance of this unit of a cat, Wellington the Wildcat is ingrained in CWU’s past and present.  As the official CWU mascot, Wellington has seen his fair share o...

‘If hockey and football had a baby…’

‘If hockey and football had a baby…’

Aeryn Kauffman, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

The Water Polo Club is having a tournament on Nov. 23 and 24 at the CWU Aquatics Center from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m Water polo club member Jonah Kathlean said the team is preparing for the tournament with a focus on getting new members up to speed. “We’ve basically been trying to incorporate the ne...

Adult sport leagues require no experience

Adult sport leagues require no experience

Samantha Cabeza, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

The City of Ellensburg Parks and Recreation offers sports leagues for adults to participate in all year round. Ellensburg Parks and Recreation is currently holding volleyball and indoor soccer for the rest of the fall season. There is a $325 fee for joining as a team. Team fees are accepted, not ind...

Fisk leads Bulldogs to second in state

Fisk leads Bulldogs to second in state

Austin Lane, Senior Sports Reporter

November 19, 2019

The Ellensburg High School (EHS) volleyball team finished second in state after the WIAA State Tournament this past weekend. The tournament was hosted on campus at Nicholson Pavilion. EHS plays in the 2A level and they competed against 15 other schools for state. EHS opened up the weekend with a 3-1 (25-15,...

Learn lifting and climbing at Ladies’ Night

Aeryn Kauffman, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

CWU Recreation is hosting an event specifically aimed at women who want to improve their fitness. Ladies’ Night will take place this quarter on Friday Nov. 15 from 6-8 p.m. in the Recreation Center. The SURC weight room and climbing wall will be open for the event. Recreation Center staff will be on du...

Swimming culture lives on at CWU

Austin Lane, Senior Sports Reporter

November 13, 2019

The CWU Swimming Club hosted the Wildcat Invite, its first swim meet of the school year last Saturday. Swimmers from both the CWU and Washington State University (WSU) swimming clubs met at the CWU Aquatic Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  WSU won the meet by a combined score of 722.5 to CWU’s 604.5...

Sports opportunity off the field

Sports opportunity off the field

Austin Lane, Senior Sports Reporter

November 13, 2019

According to CWU’s website, there are over 135 majors offered at CWU. For students that are interested in sports, there are multiple options for choosing a major that pertains to sports in some fashion.  One sports major that is offered at CWU is sport management. Sport management breaks down in...

Alumni challenge in full swing

Austin Lane, Senior Sports Reporter

November 7, 2019

The Wildcat Alumni Challenge is a fundraising event hosted by CWU Athletics once a year. The event gives former CWU athletes a chance to donate money that goes towards the different sporting teams at CWU. This year is the sixth annual Wildcat Alumni Challenge, and it is currently operating. The fundra...

Hawks facing biggest game of the season

Austin Lane, Senior Sports Reporter

November 7, 2019

After a big win last week against the Atlanta Falcons, to move to 7-2 on the season the Seattle Seahawks have their biggest test of the season this Monday night against the undefeated San Francisco 49ers (8-0). The Niners are the last remaining undefeated team in the NFL since the New England Patriots ...

Time is near for winter gear

Samantha Cabeza, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

Ski season is almost here which means students can experience the Pacific Northwest by skiing with a group of other students, friends and nonstudents.  OPR offers weekly shuttles to The Summit at Snoqualmie starting winter quarter 2020. The shuttle cost is $10 for students and $12 for nonstudents. Th...

Fit the fit lab into your schedule

Aeryn Kauffman, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

Students can sign up for comprehensive fitness assessments in Purser Hall, free of charge. Qualified exercise science students conduct the assessments, and all Fit Lab staff are trained in this area. CWU Master of Exercise Science Hillary Conner oversees Fit Lab. Conner said Fit Lab is of particular ...

Basketball opens season with a win

Basketball opens season with a win

Austin Lane, Senior Sports Reporter

November 1, 2019

The CWU Men’s Basketball team kicked off their 2019-2020 campaign with an exhibition win against the University of Idaho (UI) Vandals by a final score of 88-81. The game was a chance for the Wildcats to get on the court and face another team in a game setting without feeling the pressure of a regul...