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Get outdoors with CWU’s OPR

Get outdoors with CWU’s OPR

Derek Harper, Staff Reporter
January 27, 2021

Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals (OPR) is open and offers gear for students to rent with plans for local excursions. If someone is looking to rent gear and go enjoy the snow, OPR has them covered.  According...

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CWU and Kittitas County are preparing as the next batch of COVID-19 vaccines work their way through the residents and students of Ellensburg

Gabriel Strasbaugh, Senior Reporter
January 27, 2021

Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, CWU’s athletics have finally resumed practice after approximately 10 months. As of Jan. 19, Kittitas County has received 2,000 doses of Moderna and Pfizer vaccines....

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Limited gyms in Ellensburg

Limited gyms in Ellensburg

Deacon Tuttle, Staff Reporter
January 27, 2021

No one wants to fall behind on their well-being. COVID-19 has fought against society in terms of both mental and physical health. With gyms shut down far and wide for the majority of a year Ellensburg...

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May 5th, 2019 vs Gonzaga.
Top row (left to right) Tobin, Pete, Tyler, Christian, Nicky
Bottom row (left to right) Unknown, Tanner, Ren, Unknown, Hayden

CWU Club Baseball Team update and outlook on season

Jake Tilley, Staff Reporter
January 27, 2021

CWU’s club baseball team has only been around for a few years, being re-established in 2018. Though the chances of the team competing this year are low, the players’ optimism is very high. The team...

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Student’s playing basketball inside the Recreation Center while being socially distant.

Intramural sports stays virtual this winter

Ondrea Machin, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2021

Although COVID-19 has restricted on-campus activities, intramural sports are following COVID-19 protocols and offering virtual events this winter. There are several events planned for this quarter,...

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A deep dive into the northwest ice hockey scene

A deep dive into the northwest ice hockey scene

Derek Harper, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2021

The sports world looks a lot different right now due to the pandemic, and ice hockey is no exception. With the USA-Canada border closure and local state restrictions, the Wenatchee Wild of the Junior-A...

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Randi Richardson-Thornley, Head Coach

New faces look to help the Women’s Basketball Team compete for a GNAC championship

Dakaline White, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2021

Team newcomers look to provide dynamic play making abilities along with experience to this roster. Getting better every day is the ultimate goal for the women's basketball team.  After talking with...

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The Recreation Center makes a comeback

Jake Tilley, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2021

With students eagerly waiting for the Recreation Center to re-open for what would be their busiest quarter of the year, the staff has to make sure that they are ready for anything to happen.  University...

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CWU’s football team participating in a ROTC winter condition last year inside the field house of Nicholson Pavilion.

Football team targets character building as it continues to preserve through COVID-19 restrictions

Gabriel Strasbaugh, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2021

The Wildcats’ return has the football team preparing for a season that’s better late than never. Despite the continuation of the pandemic, the football team’s 2020 season is in the final stages to...

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Freshman Forward Gaige Ainslie doing a lay up drill at practice.

Hope for CWU men’s basketball season rises

Deacon Tuttle, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2021

The men’s basketball team represents several attributes to people both on and off the court – teamwork, commitment, and dedication.The CWU men’s basketball program has been injected with new life...

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Health is wealth for Women’s basketball athletes

Health is wealth for Women’s basketball athletes

Rey Green, Sports Editor
January 12, 2021

The quarantine theme for members of the women’s basketball team was a lot of self love and self care. Being isolated produced productivity and time was not wasted. Every moment alone was valued and taken...

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Self Isolation breeds better mindset for new members of Men’s Basketball team

Self Isolation breeds better mindset for new members of Men’s Basketball team

Rey Green, Sports Editor
January 12, 2021

Nothing sounds better than a fresh start after a year like 2020. With sports on hold for a while, this gave student athletes time to sit down and reflect on their lives outside of their sport. A few members...

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