CWU soccer looks to build on historic 2016

CWU soccer looks to build on historic 2016

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

CWU women’s soccer had a historic 2016 season that involved the Wildcats going to their first ever NCAA tournament, where they earned their first victory. The Wildcats look to build on a successful 2016 season. CWU finished the season 14-6-1. Their first NCAA tournament win came against Seattle Pa...

Volleyball continues to build up youth

Volleyball continues to build up youth

Alanna Inzunza, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The CWU volleyball team consisted of several younger players last year, moving forward the team hopes with the experience they’ve gained this past season they can increase the areas that need improvement. During their offseason the team has worked on improving their offensive and defensive. They’v...

Strong defense leads CWU into the 2017 football season

Strong defense leads CWU into the 2017 football season

Sabrina Wheelhouse, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

It’s almost that time of the year again where fall sports are getting back into the swing of things. CWU football begins reporting for preseason practices Aug. 6. They will spend the first two weeks back practicing every day while having weights, meetings, and film as a team and by positions. ...

Streubel gets new perspective on football

Natalie Hyland, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

In 2016, football player Nick Streubel only played in one game for CWU. The offensive lineman broke his hand in two places during the Wildcats’ first game of the season against Portland State University (PSU), but he hasn’t let an injury keep him too far away from the action. Like most athletes, ...

Rugby plays last tournament till fall

Rugby plays last tournament till fall

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2017


Filed under Rugby, Sports

The CWU Women’s rugby team placed third taking home bronze medals at 2017 USA Rugby 7s Collegiate National Championships in Glendale, Colorado. “We are very proud to be representing Central Washington on the National 7s stage, as one of the top 12 teams in the country,” head coach Mel Denham t...

Campbell heads to Spain for 10 days

Campbell heads to Spain for 10 days

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2017


Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

CWU senior softball star Kailyn Campbell will be continuing her softball career overseas for the second time in the past year. Campbell has decided to go play softball for close to ten days in Spain this summer following her graduation from CWU. She will be playing for a foundation called ‘Beyond...

CWU hosts Water Polo tournament

CWU hosts Water Polo tournament

Kyvon Henry, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2017


Filed under Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports

CWU’s water polo team is hosting its spring tournament  this weekend, on June 3 and 4, at the Aquatic Center on campus. The team will be facing three college master teams-- North Idaho, Seattle Otters and Auburn Masters. This year’s competition is limited due to universities being on summer break a...

Fun in the Ellensburg sunshine

Fun in the Ellensburg sunshine

Andrew Kollar, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2017


Filed under General, Sports

Ellensburg and the surrounding area presents plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation during the summer. Some recreational activities include river rafting, camping and hiking. Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals (OPR) provides students with the gear and knowledge to get students outside in every sea...

CWU Track and Field athletes head to NCAA DII Nationals

CWU Track and Field athletes head to NCAA DII Nationals

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

CWU track is sending two athletes to compete at the NCAA DII Outdoor National Championships in Bradenton, Florida beginning on Thursday, May 25. Emily Bland Junior hurdler Emily Bland, a transfer from Everett Community College (ECC), heads to nationals after finishing first overall at the GNAC, and break...

Run for the thrill

Run for the thrill

Kyvon Henry, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2017


Filed under General, Sports

You might see Joseph Sheeran at the registrar’s office with degree checkout, or you might have taken a course by his wife, Lori, in the anthropology department. He might be humble, but he has outstanding accomplishments, including qualifying for 1980 and 1984 U.S. Olympic marathon trials. Born in Livor...

CWU athletes give back to community

CWU athletes give back to community

Alanna Inzunza, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2017


Filed under General, Rugby, Sports, Volleyball

Community service is an important part for student-athletes. The CWU Athletics Department requires student-athletes to take time out of their schedules to serve the local community. For many of these players and teams, the community service they do is more than that. They take time and energy from ...

Harsh winter brings changes for hunters

Harsh winter brings changes for hunters

Andrew Kollar, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2017


Filed under Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports

With the most severe winter in the last decade, many deer and elk herds experienced a higher death rate than in years past, causing the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to make changes to the 2017 hunting season. Last winter, an Arctic wind blew into the Pacific Northwest.The frigi...

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