Volleyball prepares to make quick work of MSUB

Wyatt Simmons, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


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The CWU volleyball team will play Montana State University Billings (MSUB) on the road Oct. 6. The Wildcats come into the matchup with an overall record of 14-2, including a 8-1 record within the GNAC. MSUB enters the matchup with a 7-8 overall record and a 1-7 record within the GNAC. This will be...

CWU Cross Country begins to hit stride for 2018

Aaron Zewdie, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


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The CWU cross country teams have had three meets so far this season. The Wildcats are a young team and it’s early in the season, but they are looking forward to future meets to attempt to meet their goals and expectations. The CWU cross country teams are looking to move up notches in the conferen...

Opinion: What is a sack in today’s NFL?

Will Ortner, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


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As we enter the fourth week of the NFL season, one thing is clear: the league has gone soft. It seems that every time a quarterback gets tackled, a flag gets thrown. Players and fans alike have voiced their displeasure as many of the plays that are being flagged for roughing the passer seem like regular fo...

Stadium renovations bring buzz to Tomlinson

Stadium renovations bring buzz to Tomlinson

Bryce Weedman, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


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On Saturday Sept. 29, CWU unveiled the newly renovated Tomlinson Stadium, a project worth $4.5 million that had been in the works since June. The Wildcats lost to West Texas A&M 28 – 26 in a nail biter that went down to the last play. The loss was unfortunate, but the atmosphere around the newly...

Seahawks review after getting healthy against the Cowboys

Matt Escamilla, Scene Editor

September 28, 2018


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After the first three games two of which were on the road-- and an upcoming game against the awful Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, it’s a good time to evaluate and continue to have a high standard for the Hawks. The Seahawks are currently experiencing a shortage of defensive talent. They let Michae...

CWU strives to increase concussion safety for athletes

Hanson Lee, Sports Editor

September 28, 2018


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CWU wide receiver Landon Jones is set to receive the punt from the Texas A&M Commerce Lions. It’s a line drive and Jones gets ready to make a return upfield. With stadium lights illuminating the field, Jones runs toward the ball, but before he can catch it, he gets hit. “All I remember was ...

CWU football preps for home-opener under the lights

Hanson Lee, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018


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School is in session and Wildcat Football is already well underway for the 2018 calendar year. The Wildcats are 3-1 on the season thus far and remain undefeated within the GNAC, with their only loss coming from week one when they faced off against Division I opponent Eastern Washington University. “Th...

Soccer sets their sights on the Wolves

Miles King, Editor-In-Chief

September 27, 2018


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The CWU women’s soccer team will take on Western Oregon University (WOU) Thursday, Sept. 27 at home. The Wildcats are coming off a 0-2 loss to Seattle Pacific University (SPU) on Saturday. CWU sophomore goalkeeper Emily Thomson had four saves for the Wildcats but allowed two goals. Makayla Sonstel...

Disc golf on the rise in Ellensburg

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter

August 1, 2018


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There is a growing sport making its path through Ellensburg, that sport is disc golf. Disc golf is a sport where the goal is to get your frisbee (disc) into the basket in as few as shots as possible, just like regular golf. Over the past couple of years, many have probably walked around campus in the sprin...

Larabee makes a career coaching softball

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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With three seasons, three GNAC titles, 17 records and one appearance in the NCAA Division II West Super Regional tournament under his belt, Mike Larabee has made a name for himself during his time as the CWU Softball coach. Born in Spokane, Washington, Larabee moved to Kent when he was about five o...

Boston cements a legacy at CWU

Austin Lane, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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The GNAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 11-12 was considered by CWU Track and Field head coach Kevin Adkisson to be a good chance to “get your bragging rights” as a team. CWU Track and Cross Country distance runner Josh Boston went into the event and came out with those braggin...

Challenge course celebrates 10 years

Challenge course celebrates 10 years

Micah Chen, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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The CWU Challenge Course came to fruition in 2008, and is now celebrating 10 years of being a part of the CWU community. Challenge Course team leader Ann Baker said they still haven’t made any announcements on what the festivities will be for the 10th year anniversary, although she claims there are p...

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