Sports: New CWU Head Coach Ian Shoemaker brings offensive mindset

Sports: New CWU Head Coach Ian Shoemaker brings offensive mindset

January 18, 2014


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BY CHANCE WEEKS-WILLIAMS, Staff Reporter There is a new face among Central Washington University athletics. Newly hired head football coach Ian Shoemaker will take the reins of the Wildcats team this upcoming season. Shoemaker will be making his first head coaching appearance this year in place of int...

Sports: McLaughlin scores 27 points in 83-77 victory over Saint Martin’s

Sports: McLaughlin scores 27 points in 83-77 victory over Saint Martin’s

January 11, 2014


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BY CHANCE WEEKS-WILLIAMS, Staff Reporter The Central Washington University men’s basketball team won a nail-biter against Great Northwest Athletic Conference foe Saint Martin’s University 83-77. Nicholson Pavilion was packed and ready to go for Central’s first home GNAC game. Saint Marti...

Sports: Ian Shoemaker hired as new CWU football coach

Sports: Ian Shoemaker hired as new CWU football coach

December 27, 2013


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BY EVAN THOMPSON, Online Editor Central Washington University ended its two-month search for head football coach by hiring Ian Shoemaker, Athletic Director Dennis Francois announced on Thursday. Shoemaker will officially begin his position as head coach on Jan. 2, after being selected from a fie...

Sports: Wildcats squeeze into NCAA Division II Women’s Volleyball National Championships as eight-seed

Sports: Wildcats squeeze into NCAA Division II Women’s Volleyball National Championships as eight-seed

December 5, 2013


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BY RACHEL CHARLTON, Staff Reporter Despite a tumultuous regular season, the Central women’s volleyball team managed to clinch the eighth seed in the NCAA Division II Western Regional Tournament. The Wildcats (15-11 overall, 11-7 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) face No. 1 seed California...

Sports: Wildcats rally to beat BYU-Hawaii in overtime on final day of GNAC/PacWest tourney

Sports: Wildcats rally to beat BYU-Hawaii in overtime on final day of GNAC/PacWest tourney

November 24, 2013


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BY CHANCE WEEKS-WILLIAMS, Staff Reporter Central was looking to respond in a big way after Friday’ s loss to Hawaii Pacific. They did just that as they defeated the Brigham Young University- Hawaii Seasiders, 100-93, in overtime. The win was Central’s (2-2 overall) first at home as the Wild...

Sports: Morgan pushes her limits and qualifies for women’s cross country national championships

Sports: Morgan pushes her limits and qualifies for women’s cross country national championships

November 20, 2013


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BY MAX BAYERN, Assistant Sports Editor It wasn’t a pair of fancy cross-country shoes or a high tech uniform that propelled Central Washington University’s Connie Morgan to the NCAA Division II National Championships. It was two sharpie hand-scribbled words on her left wrist that said “Don’...

Sports: Wildcats close out 2013 football season with shutout over Dixie State, 44-0

Sports: Wildcats close out 2013 football season with shutout over Dixie State, 44-0

November 19, 2013


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BY CHANCE WEEKS-WILLIAMS, Staff Reporter The Central Washington University football team looked to finish the season with an exclamation point, and they did just that by thrashing the Dixie State Red Storm 44-0. The blowout win over Dixie State (4-7, 4-6 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) was ...

Sports: Women’s volleyball falls to Northwest Nazarene in West-Region ranked battle

Sports: Women’s volleyball falls to Northwest Nazarene in West-Region ranked battle

November 17, 2013


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BY RYAN ROGERS, Staff Reporter The Central Washington University women’s volleyball team was unable to cash in on key opportunities, including a set-point situation in the third set, and fell to the Northwest Nazarene Crusaders, 12-25, 25-21, 26-24, 25-21 in Nampa, Idaho on Saturday night. The...

Sports: Women’s basketball earns victory of the season against Montana Tech, 63-58

Sports: Women’s basketball earns victory of the season against Montana Tech, 63-58

November 17, 2013


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BY RACHEL CHARLTON, Staff Reporter The Sodexo Tip-Off Classic, which signaled the start of the regular season for Central’s women basketball team, proved to be a rollercoaster. The Wildcats experienced their second loss but also their first win of this year After falling 91-60 in an exhibition ga...

Sports: Tim Englund, chair of the math department, endures 35 consecutive hours of running over 145.8 miles

Sports: Tim Englund, chair of the math department, endures 35 consecutive hours of running over 145.8 miles

November 13, 2013


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BY SAMUEL CATHCART, Staff Reporter Marathons are common events that many enjoy competing in, but rarely does one hear about someone completing an ultra-marathon. Tim Englund, chair of the math department and accomplished ultra-runner, not only competed in an ultra-runner race, but won the event. ...

Sports: Following surprising loss to MSUB, women’s volleyball rebounds to sweep SPU, 25-23, 25-17, 28-26; Firethorne finishes with 15 kills

Sports: Following surprising loss to MSUB, women’s volleyball rebounds to sweep SPU, 25-23, 25-17, 28-26; Firethorne finishes with 15 kills

November 12, 2013


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BY RYAN ROGERS, Staff Reporter The Central Washington University volleyball team rebounded from a heartbreaking loss on Thursday night to defeat the Seattle Pacific University Falcons in three straight sets (25-23, 25-17, 28-26) in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference match on Saturday night. The...

Sports: Seattle Pacific scores with less than two minutes remaining to eliminate Wildcats from GNAC tournament, 2-1

Sports: Seattle Pacific scores with less than two minutes remaining to eliminate Wildcats from GNAC tournament, 2-1

November 8, 2013


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BY CAMERON DANIELS, Staff Reporter Despite a solid performance from junior goalkeeper Kayla Lipston and a goal from freshman midfielder Meghan Ward, the Central Washington women’s soccer team’s season is over. After taking a 1-0 lead into halftime, the Wildcats (11-6-1 overall 10-3-1 in Great N...

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