CWU volleyball bests SPU at home

Anna Eyears, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

CWU volleyball defeated Seattle Pacific University in three straight sets on Thursday night. They now have a record of 17-6, 12-3 GNAC. The Wildcats faced a tough first set as SPU put up a fight that required extra plays to decide the winner. Back-to-back kills by outside hitters, Maggie McTaggart an...

Face lift may be in the future for Tomlinson

Simo Rul, Senior Sports Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under General, Sports

  Built in 1959, Tomlinson stadium is the oldest stadium in the GNAC. But this old building is starting to show its age as the track, which hasn’t been resurfaced since 1992, is beginning to show some cracks. On Nov. 2 the board of trustees will meet and decide whether or not to renovat...

Water Polo set for fall tournament

Water Polo set for fall tournament

Hanson Lee, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Intramural/Clubs/Recreation, Sports, Uncategorized

CWU’s water polo club looks forward to hosting their upcoming fall tournament on Nov. 18. The tournament is scheduled as a one day event, but could potentially stretch to two days if more than seven teams register. Team members like club Vice President Curtis Condotta have their eyes set on one...

Wildcats to debut Malik Montoya

Wildcats to debut Malik Montoya

Anna Eyears, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Like many young athletes, CWU basketball player Malik Montoya sparked an interest in basketball during his formative years. The junior guard began learning the ropes at just two years old. He recalls watching basketball at home on his family TV as a child. “My dad is a really good basketball player and my whole family ...

A day in the life of… Jawan Stepney

A day in the life of… Jawan Stepney

Observer Staff

November 2, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

  Jack Lambert Jawan Stepney goes up for a basket in the Oct. 31 game against Northwest University. CWU shooting guard Jawan Stepney transferred from Cochise College in Arizona in 2015 and has been a starter for CWU ever since. Last season, he played in all 26 games, with 25 starts and an avera...

Wildcats shut out BYU on senior day

Wildcats shut out BYU on senior day

Jack Belcher, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Rugby, Sports

Women’s rugby shut out the Brigham Young University Cougars at home on Oct. 28 in their final home match of the fall season. It was also the day the team recognized the nine seniors on the pitch. Before the game started, there was an announcement made asking for the families of the seniors on ...

Men’s basketball squeezes by Northwest University

Men’s basketball squeezes by Northwest University

Anna Eyears, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Uncategorized

CWU men’s basketball narrowly defeated Northwest University 100-93 on Oct. 31 in a cutthroat exhibition game that ran into overtime. The Wildcats came out strong with a 46-42 lead at the end of the first half.  The second half saw the lead jump back and forth between the two rivals until CWU junior, Drake Rademacher, s...

CWU Women come away with exhibition win

CWU Women come away with exhibition win

Clayton Huber, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

CWU women’s basketball took on Northwest University in an exhibition game to open their season. CWU is returning 14 of their 15 players from last year and hopes to use their experience to have a successful year.  This is Randi Richardson’s first game as a head coach, she served as an assistant coach at CWU for two yea...

Wildcats overcome Azusa; improve to 9-0

Wildcats overcome Azusa; improve to 9-0

Anna Eyears, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

The CWU football team defeated Azusa Pacific University 34-23 in their ninth win this season. The Wildcats remain the only undefeated team in the GNAC, with a current standing of 9-0, 6-0 (GNAC) and rank second in the region. Azusa got off to an early lead in the first quarter, clinching the firs...

Wildcats to play Halloween doubleheader

Wildcats to play Halloween doubleheader

Clayton Huber and Hanson Lee, Staff Reporters

October 27, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Women's basketball v. Northwest at 5 p.m. CWU women’s basketball will begin their season against Northwest University (NU) Oct. 31 at 5 p.m. Coming off last season with a 15-15 record  the team is looking forward to Oct. 31 for a fresh start. Last year, CWU advanced to  the second roun...

Men’s basketball welcomes Brown; Cola

Men’s basketball welcomes Brown; Cola

Jack Belcher, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

When the Wildcats take the court this year, expect to see a few fresh faces on the men’s team. Malcolm Cola and Andreas Brown are two of the newest additions to the program having joined the team in April. Both Cola and Brown have been playing basketball since they were young. Cola started playi...

CWU to face Azusa in rivalry game

CWU to face Azusa in rivalry game

Anna Eyears, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

The CWU football team will face Azusa Pacific University on Oct. 28 for the second time this season. The Wildcats are heading into the week undefeated, with a current standing of 8-0 and 5-0 GNAC. They will be looking to claim their ninth win for the season. CWU Quarterback and team captain, Reil...

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