Storey records No. 600 for CWU

Austin Lane, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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CWU Baseball head coach Desi Storey is now at 603 career wins, a career milestone. He got his 600th career win during the Wildcats’ home series against Montana State University Billings (MSUB). For Storey, the amount of career wins isn’t what keeps him coaching, it’s his love for the game of ...

Outdoor activities at People’s Pond

Outdoor activities at People’s Pond

Gunnar Hinds, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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Carey Lake, also known as People’s Pond, is a popular hangout spot for Ellensburg locals. When the weather warms up, longboarding, inner tubing, barbecuing and beach volleyball are just a few of the activities the pond has to offer. The 20-acre swimming hole and historical site attracts families and coll...

Men’s rugby eliminated in D1A playoffs

Men’s rugby eliminated in D1A playoffs

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018


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CWU Men’s Rugby ended their season this past weekend with an 87-7 loss to Life University in the D1A Rugby Playoffs in Marietta, Georgia on April 14. “Tough outing to end our season,” head coach Todd Thornley said in a press release. The Wildcats were led by seniors Dominic Lindstrom, Ian Wr...

Baseball ready for SMU

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


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CWU Baseball is looking to kick off the second half of the season this weekend in Lacey, Washington in their four-game series against Saint Martin’s University (SMU) starting Saturday at 1 p.m. The Wildcats, currently 13-11 in the GNAC with a 18-16 overall record, are seeking another series wi...

Central Washington Flyfishing

Gunnar Hinds, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


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The Yakima River is one of the most popular rivers in Washington State for fly fishing. Fly fishing is open year-round to the public and for those in Ellensburg, it can be a way to experience the outdoors. Something that CWU students may not know is that Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals (OPR) has people who are ...

Capitani and Torgerson join football staff

Hanson Lee, Sports Editor

April 11, 2018


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The CWU football program has officially added Spencer Capitani and Grant Torgerson to their 2018 coaching staff. Capitani is joining the Wildcats as an assistant coach on the defensive end after spending two seasons as the cornerbacks coach at Minnesota State. Torgerson is joining the Wildcats after ...

Ortega breaks records at CWU

Ortega breaks records at CWU

Austin Lane, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


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HarLee Ortega grew up wanting to play softball, but it was when her eighth-grade math teacher told her she had the potential to be good at track and field that she joined. Now, Ortega has cemented her name in the history books for the CWU Track and Field team. Ortega is a redshirt junior and r...

Power says farewell to CWU

Hanson Lee, Sports Editor

April 11, 2018


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Defensive Coordinator Scott Power has chosen to part ways with the Wildcat program after recently accepting a coaching position as the defensive coordinator at Texas A&M University Commerce (TAMUC). Power joined the Wildcats in 2016, where he had an immediate impact on the defensive side of the...

Athletics renovations begin phase one

Hanson Lee, Sports Editor

April 4, 2018


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Phase one of the Wildcat Commons Project is currently underway. This project involves numerous renovations to CWU’s Tomlinson Stadium, as well as a recreation expansion which will involve the installment of a brand new NCAA track and field venue. Renovations for Tomlinson Stadium will include a brand new synth...

Irvine finds success close to home

Irvine finds success close to home

Natalie Hyland, Co-Editor

April 4, 2018


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For sophomore All-American pole vaulter Halle Irvine, family has always played a role in her choice to pursue a track and field career. “My mom did long jump,” Irvine said. “My brother [vaulted]. I watched him do it and was like ‘oh that looks really cool.’” Irvine’s older broth...

Softball ready for Western rivalry game

Softball ready for Western rivalry game

Hanson Lee, Sports Editor

April 4, 2018


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Coming off a doubleheader sweep against Concordia last weekend, the Wildcats are looking for a rivalry matchup against Western Washington University (WWU) on Saturday, April 7. With an overall record of 21-8, and a conference record of 9-3, the Wildcats are preparing for what will be their first meetin...

Softball hits the ground running

Hanson Lee, Sports Editor

April 4, 2018


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The Wildcats put together an impressive start to the season and have been able to stay strong up until this point. With an Overall record of 21-8 and a conference record of 9-3, the Wildcats are currently sitting at first place in the GNAC conference. The season started early February. “We’re p...

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