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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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Daoud-Herbert with her teammates. Photo by Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports Media

From the court to recovery: meet All-American volleyball player Emma Herbert

Hunter Rhea, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2023

Emma Daoud-Herbert, the junior middle blocker from Woodinville High School, is a multi-award winning player, most recognizable title being named an All-American volleyball player. As a role model and a...

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Bobby Wagner’s homecoming: a closer look at Seattle’s legendary linebacker

Charis Jones, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2023

The Seattle Seahawks have re-signed linebacker Bobby Wagner to a one-year contract worth $5.5 million, bringing back one of the NFL's most respected defensive players for the 2023 season. After being...

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Ohland standing at base. Photo by Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports Media)

Austin Ohland wins GNAC player of the week honors

Ryan Gildersleeve, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2023

Austin Ohland has been a consistent slugger for the CWU baseball team for the past four years, and after earning Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) player of the week honors last week, Ohland is...

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Erica Cabanos mid-jump. Photo courtesy of Jacob Thompson: Thompson Sports Media

Racing around the globe: CWU competes in Oregon and California

Tre'Jon Henderson, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2023

CWU Track & Field competed in four meets in California and Oregon. Lauryn Chandler and McCall DeChenne performed well for the Wildcats earning conditional qualifying times. Head Coach Kevin Adkisson...

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Senior infielder Harlee Carpenter. Photo courtesy of Jacob Thompson: Thompson Sports Media

CWU softball’s recent venture down the coast

Charis Jones, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2023

As spring season sports hit full stride, CWU softball traveled down to Turlock, California from Mar. 31 to April 2 to compete in the annual Tournament of Champions. Over the course of their three-day showdown,...

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Austin Ohland celebrating on base Photo courtesy of Jacob Thompson: Thompson Sports Media

CWU Baseball prepares for final stages of 2023 season

Ryan Gildersleeve, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2023

The CWU Baseball team has struggled early in their 2023 season, but after a sweep of Montana State-Billings (MSUB) over the April 1 weekend, the team appears ready to ride their newfound momentum into...

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Men’s rugby looks forward to postseason after historic year

Men’s rugby looks forward to postseason after historic year

Isaac Hinson, Sports Editor
April 5, 2023

The CWU men’s rugby team have punched their ticket to the playoffs. Finishing the regular season with a nearly undefeated 8-1 record, the Wildcats cemented their best ranking in team history, earning...

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Johan Correa. Courtesy of Jacob Thompson, Thompson Sports Media.

Racing to the top: CWU competes in the Ken Shannon Last Chance Meet

Tre'Jon Henderson, Staff Reporter
March 8, 2023

The CWU track & field team traveled to The Dempsey Indoor Facility in Seattle to compete in a meet full of Division I programs, as the regular indoor season ended at the Ken Shannon Last Chance Meet...

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El equipo de rugby de hombres busca derrotar la temporada de 2023

Tre'Jon Henderson, Reportero del personal
March 3, 2023

El equipo de rugby masculino de CWU busca seguir con su serie de victorias contra Saint Mary's en este próximo enfrentamiento el sábado 18 de febrero. Los Wildcats seguirán intentando ganar una vez...

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Spikeball doesn’t wait for spring (and neither should you)

Deacon Tuttle, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2023

Whirling winds, freshly bladed grass, and a wide-open expanse: all of these elements come together in CWU’s Spikeball club.  For those not initiated, the official Spikeball website describes the...

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Dominating the diamond: CWU softball’s strong start to the season

Tre'Jon Henderson, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2023

The CWU softball team has started off their season with displays of skill and determination. The ladies opened their season strong, winning their last three games, two of which were against Corban University...

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CWU Athletics declares 2023 Hall of Fame inductees

Charis Jones, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2023

CWU athletics has announced its 40th Hall of Fame class, featuring three individuals and a team. The inductees are Adam Bighill for football, Carolyn Mires for volleyball, Kristen Willis for women's basketball...

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