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Student’s playing basketball inside the Recreation Center while being socially distant.

Intramural sports stays virtual this winter

Ondrea Machin, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2021

Although COVID-19 has restricted on-campus activities, intramural sports are following COVID-19 protocols and offering virtual events this winter. There are several events planned for this quarter,...

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A deep dive into the northwest ice hockey scene

A deep dive into the northwest ice hockey scene

Derek Harper, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2021

The sports world looks a lot different right now due to the pandemic, and ice hockey is no exception. With the USA-Canada border closure and local state restrictions, the Wenatchee Wild of the Junior-A...

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Randi Richardson-Thornley, Head Coach

New faces look to help the Women’s Basketball Team compete for a GNAC championship

Dakaline White, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2021

Team newcomers look to provide dynamic play making abilities along with experience to this roster. Getting better every day is the ultimate goal for the women's basketball team.  After talking with...

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The Recreation Center makes a comeback

Jake Tilley, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2021

With students eagerly waiting for the Recreation Center to re-open for what would be their busiest quarter of the year, the staff has to make sure that they are ready for anything to happen.  University...

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CWU’s football team participating in a ROTC winter condition last year inside the field house of Nicholson Pavilion.

Football team targets character building as it continues to preserve through COVID-19 restrictions

Gabriel Strasbaugh, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2021

The Wildcats’ return has the football team preparing for a season that’s better late than never. Despite the continuation of the pandemic, the football team’s 2020 season is in the final stages to...

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Freshman Forward Gaige Ainslie doing a lay up drill at practice.

Hope for CWU men’s basketball season rises

Deacon Tuttle, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2021

The men’s basketball team represents several attributes to people both on and off the court – teamwork, commitment, and dedication.The CWU men’s basketball program has been injected with new life...

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Health is wealth for Women’s basketball athletes

Health is wealth for Women’s basketball athletes

Rey Green, Sports Editor
January 12, 2021

The quarantine theme for members of the women’s basketball team was a lot of self love and self care. Being isolated produced productivity and time was not wasted. Every moment alone was valued and taken...

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Self Isolation breeds better mindset for new members of Men’s Basketball team

Self Isolation breeds better mindset for new members of Men’s Basketball team

Rey Green, Sports Editor
January 12, 2021

Nothing sounds better than a fresh start after a year like 2020. With sports on hold for a while, this gave student athletes time to sit down and reflect on their lives outside of their sport. A few members...

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GNAC member Azusa Pacific discontinues football

GNAC member Azusa Pacific discontinues football

Sean Bessette, Senior Reporter
January 12, 2021

Last month, GNAC member Azusa Pacific University (APU) ended its football program effective immediately after 55 years of competition in the NCAA and NAIA. “You hate to see any program discontinue...

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The Rec Center is working to hold in-person events in the future. Safety precautions will be taken.

The Recreation Center doesn’t plan to drop the ball for the new year

RachelAnn Degnan, Staff Reporter
November 12, 2020

The sound of the ball dropping to end 2020 will not only be a sign of a new year but will also be a metaphor for new hope.  Senior Spencer Dalzell has high hopes for this "fresh" new year. "As a...

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Top recruit from Team IMPACT, Jarred Francis (middle) signed with CWU football for 2021.

Football team announces signing of top recruit Jarred Francis

Sean Bessette, Staff Reporter
November 12, 2020

Football has signed a new star player. On Oct. 16, the team announced the signing of Jarred Francis, a 2021 top recruit from Team IMPACT. Team IMPACT is a non-profit organization located in Boston,...

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CWU water polo club poses together for a photo back in 2019 after a successful competition.

Water polo club practicing for when competition resumes

Derek Harper, Staff Reporter
November 12, 2020

The water polo team is taking part in limited practices doing what it can to stay ready for when competition resumes. According to junior and water polo club Vice President Tyler Pospichal, the team...

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