Track and field makes top marks in Spokane

April 17, 2013


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By JOE COLUCCIO, staff reporter The Wildcats made the 175 mile trek to Spokane Falls Community College to participate in the WAR VI Team Duel this past weekend. Central had a strong showing in their last meet and were hoping to ride that momentum into Spokane, but did not fare as well as expect...

Rugby set for Varsity Cup match against Air Force in L.A.

Rugby set for Varsity Cup match against Air Force in L.A.

April 17, 2013


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  By EVAN THOMPSON, sports editor Jacob Bates witnessed first-hand how much it took to get it. The senior club president of the men’s rugby team knew beforehand the journey was going to be an uphill one, and that it would require effort, involvement and complete dedication from the...

Rugby wins final home game against Cal Poly, 21-10

Rugby wins final home game against Cal Poly, 21-10

April 17, 2013


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By CHELSEA BRONN, staff reporter In the second half of last Saturday’s game, the scoreboard read 0-0. But that wouldn’t stop the Central Washington University rugby team from beating Cal Poly 21-10 on April 13, which marks their final home game of the regular season. After entering the second half with zero points on the board, the Wildcats knew that t...

OPR offers students the chance to conquer challenging obsatcles

April 17, 2013


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By SAMUEL CATHCART, staff reporter Central Washington University’s Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals has started to gear up for weekly spring adventures, now that the seasons have changed. OPR offers many outdoor activities to students looking to get active and enjoy the sunshine. “We offer reasonably...

Central baseball shows complete turnaround from 2012

Central baseball shows complete turnaround from 2012

April 17, 2013


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By JARYD CLINE, staff reporter Wildcat leadoff hitter junior Joe Castro steps up to the plate, the song, “Started from the Bottom” by Drake blaring from the loud speakers. “Started from the bottom now we’re here, started from the bottom now my whole team here.” Castro’s walkup song is representative of the last couple of Wildcat baseball seasons. ...

Central baseball aims for a championship series

April 17, 2013


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By DANIEL SOLTERO, staff reporter The Wildcats were up to bat in the bottom of the 7th with a 3-2 count, bases loaded and two outs. The batter stepped up to the plate anticipating a fastball and looked straight into the pitcher’s eyes. The pitcher, solely focusing on the next pitch, took the ...

Central splits with Oregon Tech on day two of doubleheader

Central splits with Oregon Tech on day two of doubleheader

April 15, 2013


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BY JARYD CLINE, staff reporter After sweeping the Oregon Tech Owls (16-30) on Saturday, the Wildcats (23-15) missed out on the four game series sweep by dropping the fourth game of the series on Sunday in Central home doubleheader this weekend. Read More »...

CWU men’s rugby promoted to the Varsity Cup

April 14, 2013


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By EVAN THOMPSON, sports editor Finally, after a forced relocation to compete as an independent, years of battling through D-1A teams and national competitions, the Wildcats have reached the pinnacle of collegiate rugby: the Varsity Cup. Read More »...

CWU Set to Make Waves at Nationals

April 10, 2013


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By CHELSEA BRONN, staff reporter   After taking fourth place at nationals in 2012, the Central Washington University wakeboard team plans to sweep the competition this year and walk away with the ultimate achievement: a national championship. Nationals will be held in Shreveport, La., Memorial Da...

Men Dominate Arch Rival at Shotwell

April 10, 2013


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By JOE COLUCCIO, staff reporter The Central Washington University track and field team rolled down to University of Puget Sound and had an impressive showing at the 19th annual JD Shotwell Invitational. The men’s team came away with the top spot, tallying a score of 166.5, 20 points higher th...

Wildcat Softball Comes Out Ahead

April 10, 2013


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By SARAH RUIZ, staff reporter The Central Washington Wildcats took the field Friday in Turlock, Calif., to participate in the Tournament of Champions. In their first day of the tournament, the Wildcats took on California State University-San Bernardino, and won. The final score of  5-7 helped to st...

Spring Lift

April 10, 2013


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By DANIEL SOLTERO, staff reporter Thomas Kramer’s biceps, triceps, pectorals and just about every muscle north of his ankles were bulging as he picked up the bar. Kramer battled with the 555-pound weight in the dead lift competition, his veins bulged and his faced turned red, but he wasn’t abou...

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