Sports: Inaugural Wildcat Hoops Showcase a big hit for fans at Nicholson Pavilion Friday night

Sports: Inaugural Wildcat Hoops Showcase a big hit for fans at Nicholson Pavilion Friday night

October 19, 2013


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BY CHANCE WEEKS-WILLIAMS, Staff Reporter Students and Wildcat fans poured in to watch both the men’s and the women’s basketball teams showcase their skills on the hardwood, while both tams impressed in a big way. The atmosphere was electric in the inaugural Wildcats Hoops Showcase. "I tho...

Sports: Wildcats’ cross country has successful outing at 40th Annual Western Washington Invitational; Morgan finishes 13th

Sports: Wildcats’ cross country has successful outing at 40th Annual Western Washington Invitational; Morgan finishes 13th

October 17, 2013


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BY MAX BAYERN, Assistant Sports Editor It was a very successful day at the 40th Annual Western Washington University Invitational for Central’s men and women's cross country team. Senior Connie Morgan finished in 13th place and the men’s team took fourth place out of eight teams. Morgan fi...

Sports: Wildcats sweep Yellow Jackets 25-17, 25-10, 25-23; Hanses finishes with match-high 11 kills

Sports: Wildcats sweep Yellow Jackets 25-17, 25-10, 25-23; Hanses finishes with match-high 11 kills

October 13, 2013


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BY CHANCE WEEKS-WILLIAMS, Staff Reporter Central Washington University women’s volleyball  swept Montana State University Billings on Saturday night at Nicholson Pavilion 25-17, 25-10, 25-23. Central improved to 8-8 overall, 4-4 in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference while the Yellow Jackets ...

Sports: Wildcats overcome 17-3 deficit, McDonald hits game-winning field goal to beat Red Storm 27-24 on homecoming

Sports: Wildcats overcome 17-3 deficit, McDonald hits game-winning field goal to beat Red Storm 27-24 on homecoming

October 13, 2013


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BY CAMERON DANIELS, Staff Reporter Down 17-3 at halftime to red-hot Dixie State University, Central Washington University head football coach, John Picha, had a simple message for his players. “You get knocked down, you gotta’ get back up again,” Picha said. Central battled back into contention in ...

Sports: Cross Country runs well at University of Montana Invitational; Spencer places 19th

Sports: Cross Country runs well at University of Montana Invitational; Spencer places 19th

October 11, 2013


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BY CHANCE WEEKS-WILLIAMS, Staff Reporter On Oct. 4 the Central Washington University cross country teams traveled to the University of Montana in Missoula for the University of Montana Invitational. Both teams came in fourth place out of the six teams that competed; Central’s highest finish since the ...

Sports: Homecoming on Saturday at Tomlinson Stadium features GNAC’s No. 1 offense and No. 1 defense

Sports: Homecoming on Saturday at Tomlinson Stadium features GNAC’s No. 1 offense and No. 1 defense

October 10, 2013


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BY MAX BAYERN, Assistant Sports Editor Saturday’s 1 p.m. homecoming game is shaping up to be a clash of the titans as Central Washington University's (3-2 overall 3-1 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) No.1 defense takes on Dixie States (2-3, 2-2 GNAC) No.1 offense in Tomlinson Stadium. ...

Sports: Davis intercepts Lumberjacks three times, offense clicks in Wildcats’ 21-14 victory over Humboldt State

Sports: Davis intercepts Lumberjacks three times, offense clicks in Wildcats’ 21-14 victory over Humboldt State

October 7, 2013


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BY CAMERON DANIELS, Staff Reporter Central Washington University came out on top against Humboldt State University on Saturday night, winning 21-13 in Arcata, Calif. Sophomore defensive back Isaiah Davis led a stout Wildcats' defense which gave up only 259 yards of offense, almost 70-yards less then Humboldt’s season average. Davis had three intercepti...

Women’s Volleyball: Wildcats facing two tough opponents on the road, Simon Fraser and No. 11 Western Washington

Women’s Volleyball: Wildcats facing two tough opponents on the road, Simon Fraser and No. 11 Western Washington

October 2, 2013


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BY MAC CLARK, Staff Reporter After two weeks of Great Northwest Athletic Conference play, the Central Volleyball team (6-6 overall, 2-2 GNAC) finds themselves in the middle of the pack, tied for fifth place with Seattle Pacific. A successful trip up north could move the Wildcats up in the GNAC s...

Street performers crowd downtown Ellensburg during annual Buskers in the Burg

Street performers crowd downtown Ellensburg during annual Buskers in the Burg

September 30, 2013


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BY DEREK SHUCK, Editor-in-Chief A fire juggler from Bellingham, trapeze artists from Michigan and even a  magician from Scotland were some of the performers who participated in Ellensburg’s annual Buskers in the Burg street festival, put on by the Ellensburg Downtown Association last weekend....

Wildcats’ women’s volleyball team rebounds from home loss and sweep Nanooks

September 29, 2013


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BY MAC CLARK, Staff Reporter Getting back on track after a few losses can be done in many ways. But the Wildcats recently discovered the best way is by sweeping their very next opponent. That’s exactly what Central Washington women’s volleyball did on Saturday at Nicholson Pavilion, defeating Alask...

Wildcats’ women’s volleyball drops 2013 home opener to Alaska Anchorage in four sets, 25-15, 25-21, 12-25, 25-20

September 27, 2013


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BY MAC CLARK, Staff Reporter A slow start spoiled Central Washington women’s volleyball’s home opener on Thursday at Nicholson Pavilion, losing to Alaska Anchorage in three sets, 25-15, 25-21, 12-25, 25-20. "We have to pass better,” Wildcats’ head coach Mario Andaya said. “And once ...

Five turnovers by defense lead Central past Western Oregon, 20-7

September 14, 2013


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BY EVAN THOMPSON, Online Editor Turnovers lead to losses more times than not. When it came to Central Washington University’s football game against Western Oregon on Saturday at Tomlinson Stadium, both teams had multiple turnovers. It turned into a question of who would capitalize off them. W...

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