Men’s basketball out in quarterfinal

Men’s basketball out in quarterfinal

Miles King, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2018


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CWU Men’s Basketball closed their season with an 87-84 overtime loss to Saint Martin’s University (SMU) in Anchorage March 1. CWU was led by freshman guard Khalil Shabazz who scored 23 points, 13 rebounds and had five assists.  Senior forward Sage Woodruff added 15 points coming off the bench. I...

Five CWU athletes qualify for nationals

Five CWU athletes qualify for nationals

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2018


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The CWU track and field team wrapped up their indoor season by sending five athletes to  represent the Wildcats at the NCAA D-II Indoor Championships March 9 and 10 in Pittsburg, Kansas. Leading the athletes going to nationals are seniors Ali Anderson, Harlee Ortega and Kodiak Landis. Also making...

Sparling will not return for CWU

Sparling will not return for CWU

Natalie Hyland and Hanson Lee

March 7, 2018


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After 29 years, CWU Athletics announced Tuesday that they will not be renewing Men’s Basketball head coach Greg Sparling’s contract following the end of the 2017-18 season. "After a thorough review of our men's basketball program, I came to the conclusion that it was in the program's best in...

Wildcat rugby welcomes Huskies

Wildcat rugby welcomes Huskies

Hanson Lee, Senior Sports Reporter

March 3, 2018


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Coming off a 118-0 shutout win over the University of Idaho Feb. 24, the Wildcats are boasting a 13-3 winter record and are looking to continue their success as they prepare for a rematch against the University of Washington (UW) on Saturday, March 3. The last time CWU faced UW, the Wildcats beat...

Warm winter proves beneficial

Warm winter proves beneficial

Clayton Huber, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2018


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This time last year, Ellensburg was covered in snow and most days were below freezing. With the weather being significantly better this year, the CWU baseball and softball teams are taking advantage of being able to practice their preseason outside.   Softball One of the teams reaping the benefits from the favo...

Wildcat women’s bench steps up

Wildcat women’s bench steps up

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2018


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The CWU Women's Basketball bench has helped the team improve on their conference and home win totals from last season. The Wildcats’ bench, which consists of players who do not start the game, have scored 578 points in the regular season, and average about 21 points a game. The Wildcats have had 12 d...

Wildcats fall in regular season finale

Hanson Lee, Senior Sports Reporter

March 2, 2018


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Senior Night at Nicholson Pavilion ended in a tough loss for the Wildcats Saturday night as they fell to Alaska Anchorage (UAA) 84-72. The Wildcats spent their pregame festivities honoring the seniors Qua’shaya Hammon, Beverly Verduin, Rachel Lorentson, Taylor Baird and Jasmin Edwards. The Wi...

Hoop there it is

Hoop there it is

Miles King, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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The sixth annual 3 on 3 basketball tournament took place on Saturday, Feb. 24 in the CWU Recreation Center. Unlike previous years, the tournament is no longer associated with Hoops for Hospice. According to Andre Dickerson, director of the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, there were plan...

Pool offers more than lap swim

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2018


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Most students know where the CWU aquatics center is located but many don’t know what is actually offered there.   CWU offers several classes at the aquatic facility, from springboard diving to the triathlon. The full list of classes offered includes springboard diving, beginning, intermedia...

Wildcats fall in regular season finale

Hanson Lee, Senior Sports Reporter

February 25, 2018


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Senior Night at Nicholson Pavilion ended in a tough loss for the Wildcats Saturday night as they fell to Alaska Anchorage (UAA) 84-72. The Wildcats spent their pregame festivities honoring the seniors Qua’shaya Hammon, Beverly Verduin, Rachel Lorentson, Taylor Baird and Jasmin Edwards. The Wi...

Coaches’ offices move across campus

Coaches’ offices move across campus

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2018


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Movezilla, the year-long push to make room for renovations across campus, has finally reached CWU Athletics. Many coaches have found themselves moved from the annex building --which  formerly housed the Primate Studies program-- and is set to be demolished to make way for a dorm, into Black Hall. ...

Woodruff leads from Wildcats’ bench

Woodruff leads from Wildcats’ bench

Hanson Lee, Senior Sports Reporter

February 23, 2018


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Men’s basketball forward Sage Woodruff may not be a starter for the Wildcat’s this year, but his success coming off the bench has had a major impact on the team thus far. Woodruff grew up in Los Angeles, California where he has played basketball for as long as he can remember. “My dad put...

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