Skiing and snowboarding help kick off the the winter season

Skiing and snowboarding help kick off the the winter season

Micah Chen, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

While some students may not like the cold, others are excited for it because it means it’s snow and ski season. CWU junior Gavin Utley is an avid snowboarder, and he practically lives for this time of the year. “I’ve been doing it my whole life,” Utley said. “I started when I was five ...

Editorial: CWU’s storied athletic program

Editorial: CWU’s storied athletic program

Bryce Weedman, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

CWU’s athletic community is full of history and there are elements that most people aren’t aware of concerning the program’s background. CWU has nurtured some very talented and successful athletes, coaches and athletic figures from Dean and Leo Nicholson, the most successful coaching duo in CWU ...

Opinion: MLB payroll is unfair to baseball

Opinion: MLB payroll is unfair to baseball

Dez Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Stats never lie. The New York Yankees have won 18 division titles, 40 American League pennants and 27 World Series Championships. The Seattle Mariners, on the other hand, have won three division titles, zero AL pennants and zero World Series Championships. They are one of only two teams in Major Leag...

Poquette and strong freshmen class powering new-look Wildcats

Poquette and strong freshmen class powering new-look Wildcats

Aaron Zewdie, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The CWU men’s basketball team is showcasing 10 new faces this season, four of which are freshmen. One of these is Matt Poquette, a 6-foot-6, 190-pound forward from the small town of Morton, Washington. He grew up watching his older brother play basketball and going to his games. Poquette’s favo...

CWU football comes to a close at home

CWU football comes to a close at home

Micah Chen, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


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Head coach Ian Shoemaker’s team will be on the outside looking in when first round playoff action starts next week. CWU finished the regular season 8-3, a record that won’t be good enough for the 2018 Wildcats to qualify for the postseason. Shoemaker believes that despite the tough finish to the season, ...

The history of Wellington the Wildcat

The history of Wellington the Wildcat

Bryce Weedman, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The history of Wellington the Wildcat We all know that if you are a CWU student or alumni, you are a Wildcat, and we hold that pride of being a Wildcat with us for our entire lives. Most of us have been to a sporting event at CWU, or any kind of CWU event for that matter, whether it be a pep rally...

Volleyball aims to build off successful season

Aaron Zewdie, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Thursday Nov. 8 inside Nicholson Pavilion, the Wildcats had their second to last home game against the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves. The Wildcats are 21-5 overall after sweeping the Seawolves 3-0. Senior outside hitter Madison Weg stood out in the game. She finished the game agains...

Cross country gears up for regional meet

Cross country gears up for regional meet

Dez Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The CWU cross country teams placed fifth overall at the GNAC Championships on Nov. 3. The men and women are now getting set to race at the NCAA West Regional Championship meet in Billings, Montana on Nov. 17. Highlighted by CWU top finishers Alexa Shindruk and Corbin Carlton, head coach Kevin Adkisson is en...

Volleyball aims to build off successful season

Volleyball aims to build off successful season

Aaron Zewdie, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Thursday Nov. 8 inside Nicholson Pavilion, the Wildcats had their second to last home game against the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves. The Wildcats are 21-5 overall after sweeping the Seawolves 3-0. Senior outside hitter Madison Weg stood out in the game. She finished the game agains...

CWU students stay active on campus

CWU students stay active on campus

Aaron Zewdie, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

Standing at  228,261 square feet, the SURC is one of the largest buildings on campus. Built 12 years ago in 2006, this structure is currently the hub  of student life at CWU. According to Indoor Operations and Camps Coordinator Alex Lee, the Recreation Center was last renovated in 2014 and has fir...

Nationals on the horizon for CWU Golf

Nationals on the horizon for CWU Golf

Micah Chen, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The CWU Golf Club is transitioning from a club team to a varsity team. Caleb Bryant has been a part of the club for two years now and he’s excited for the first steps toward this transition. “We’re in conversations with President Gaudino,” Bryant said. “There’s not really a DII GNAC league. It...

Game day magic: a behind-the-scenes look

Game day magic: a behind-the-scenes look

Bryce Weedman, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

It’s all tied up with a minute left in the game. The Wildcats drive the ball down field for 60 yards and score the winning touchdown. The crowd goes crazy and the players lose their minds. It sounds exciting, but what goes into making that game day magic possible? This is the story of the behind-t...

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