Robinson Cano No longer a 1st ballot hall-of-famer

Gunnar Hinds, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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Robinson Cano has tarnished his hall of fame career with his recent PED (performance-enhancing drug) testing. The Mariners second baseman tested positive for PEDs last week. “Recently I learned that I tested positive for a substance called furosemide, which is not a performance-enhancing substance. Fur...

Camping in the Ellensburg area

Gunnar Hinds, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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Families and college students alike love camping when the weather gets warmer. Whether you’re “glamping” in an RV or roughing it in a tent, the greater Ellensburg area has plenty of camping spots to enjoy. Colten Crow, a senior law and justice major,  loves to be outdoors and camps in the ...

Teeing off around Kittitas County

Teeing off around Kittitas County

Gunnar Hinds, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


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With the weather finally warming up, the season for golfing is here. Whether you’re experienced or a beginner, now is a great time to get into the swing of things at one of Ellensburg’s various golfing attractions. Chase Martin, a CWU student studying marketing, loves to golf and has a keen insight...

Disc golf on the rise in Ellensburg

Disc golf on the rise in Ellensburg

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter

May 23, 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...

Track and Field Sends eight to nationals

Austin Lane, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


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This season will be marked as historic for CWU Track and Field. The team is sending a record seven women to the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The women will be accompanied by the sole male athlete, Kodiak Landis, for a total of eight Wildcats. The individuals will travel out...

CWU Mariners Night Is a Homerun

CWU Mariners Night Is a Homerun

Micah Chen, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


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CWU students and alumni took over Safeco Field on Friday, May 18 for the annual CWU Mariners Night. There were many things that CWU students could do at the game, including joining in on the CWU pre-game festival, getting a beer at “The Pen,” or scoring a new Mariners and Wildcat mashup baseball cap...

CWU Softball eliminated by WOU

CWU Softball eliminated by WOU

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


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GNAC-winning CWU Softball ended their season short at the GNAC Tournament May 3 and 4 in Portland, Oregon. With a 9-0 loss in their first game of the tournament to Simon Fraser University (SFU), the Wildcats were quickly dropped into the loser’s bracket and had hoped to fight their way back to the...

Riding the water with 3000 horsepower

Riding the water with 3000 horsepower

Micah Chen, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


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The Albert Lee Appliance Cup, a hydroplane boat racing competition, is one of the featured attractions at Seattle’s Seafair Weekend Festival. CWU freshman Emily Raney is a familiar face at the annual adrenaline-pumping event.   Family business Raney’s family owns a boat racing team, known as ...

Hunting in the Ellensburg area

Gunnar Hinds, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


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Whether you’re hunting as a pastime or to feed your family, Ellensburg has plenty to offer for this all-American activity. From deer to fowl and from modern firearms to bows, there’s something for everyone in the state. Brandon Payne is a construction management student at CWU. He is also a dedica...

CWU Baseball falls short in GNAC tournament

CWU Baseball falls short in GNAC tournament

Austin Lane, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


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“I’m proud of ‘em,” Storey said about the seniors after their final game in a Wildcats jersey. “They never quit… Nobody hung their head and they just kept getting after it. That’s all you can ask.” After the post-game meeting, players started hugging each other. Senior shortstop Chris Da...

Williams Finds Home in CWU Softball

Williams Finds Home in CWU Softball

Austin Lane, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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CWU Softball Pitcher Taylor Williams comes from a small-town city east of Los Angeles. With a population of about 40,000, Brea, California is where Williams played her high school softball. Coming from Southern California, Williams had no idea she would attend CWU until head coach Mike Larabee started...

Intramural softball in full swing at CWU

Intramural softball in full swing at CWU

Gunnar Hinds, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Softball is in full swing here at CWU. For athletes that don’t make it to varsity level in college, intramurals are a way to continue to play the game they enjoy after high school. Intramural softball, offered through the Recreation Center, is a favorite in the springtime and this year includes five dif...

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