Wildcat spring football defense dominates

May 27, 2014


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BY DILLON SAND Staff Reporter   The next era of Central Washington University started last Saturday as head coach Ian Shoemaker got his first taste of coaching the Wildcats during the annual spring game. The spring football game was played last Saturday with the White team defense defeating...

Central students take to the rivers as the weather heats up

May 27, 2014


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BY Chandler St. Louis Staff Reporter   Have you ever had an idea for an outdoor trip but haven’t quite been able to make it happen? Bring your ideas into Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals (OPR), and they can make your adventure dreams happen. The OPR, located on the east side of the SURC,...

Brandon Williams, GNAC Pitcher of the Year

Brandon Williams, GNAC Pitcher of the Year

May 27, 2014


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BY Spencer Hansen Staff Reporter   Who is Brandon Williams you might ask? Quite possibly the newest “big man on campus” at Central. Last week, Williams secured his name in Central athletic royalty by finishing off his junior season with a shutout win at the GNAC tournament and was n...

Central narrows candidates for women’s basketball coach to three

Central narrows candidates for women’s basketball coach to three

May 19, 2014


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BY Chance Weeks-Williams Staff Reporter   After the resignation of head coach Shawn Nelson in April, Central Washington University began a nationwide search for its new women’s basketball coach. The field has now been narrowed down to three finalists. Taylor Wagner is currently the head coach at Colorado Mesa where he earned ...

ATV’s coming to county roads in Ellensburg

ATV’s coming to county roads in Ellensburg

May 19, 2014


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BY COLT SWEETLAND Assistant News Editor   Kittitas County commissioners unanimously allow street licensed all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on county roadways under 35 mph. Public concern about the new legislation is primarily focused on the safety of young children. Clayton Myers, under-sheriff of the Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office, said that only li...

CWU baseball snubbed from regional tournament after winning GNAC tournament

CWU baseball snubbed from regional tournament after winning GNAC tournament

May 19, 2014


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BY Spencer Hansen Staff Reporter   There was an unlikely hero in the Wildcats’ first GNAC title. Senior outfielder Joe Castro has had a roller coaster season in 2014.  He reached a high after being named the GNAC tournament MVP. Castro hit a three-run homer on Friday to top Western Oregon and drew an RBI-wa...

Baseball stumbles into GNAC tournament

Baseball stumbles into GNAC tournament

May 9, 2014


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BY SPENCER HANSEN Staff Reporter   The Central baseball team will head to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference tournament this coming week at Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Ore. Since Western Oregon won the regular season GNAC title, they will host the tournament. Central fini...

TODAY: Central track team sends 45 athletes to Western Oregon University for final showdown for GNAC

May 9, 2014


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BY DILLON SAND Staff Reporter   This weekend marks the most important track meet of the season, the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships starting on May 9. All qualifying athletes from the GNAC will have their last chance to either improve their personal and school...

TODAY: Preview of Central softball’s game today

May 9, 2014


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BY Chandler St. Louis Staff Reporter The Central Washington University softball team has been selected for the NCAA Division II West Regional tournament as the No. 7 seed. The Wildcats will take on Dixie State University this Friday in St. George, Utah at 3:30 p.m. Mountain time The Wildcats ...

One series remains for CWU baseball before GNAC tournament

One series remains for CWU baseball before GNAC tournament

May 5, 2014


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BY DILLON PETERSON Staff Reporter   The Central Washington University baseball team (28-15 overall, 17-11 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) plays Saint Martin’s University (15-28, 11-17) in a two-game doubleheader May 3-4. Central is coming off a four-game series against Montana State University-Bi...

Ellensburg hosts annual memorial rodeo

May 5, 2014


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BY JESSIE FISHER Copy Editor   Ellensburg has always been known as a rodeo town and the members of Central’s Rodeo Club are doing their part to keep the iconic culture of Ellensburg alive. Last weekend, the Rodeo Club held its annual Todd D. Anderson Memorial Rodeo at the Ellensburg...

CWU Golf represents as Nationals

May 5, 2014


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BY Chandler St. Louis Staff Reporter The Central Washington University Golf Club had two golfers compete at the Spring 2014 National Championship in Sussex County, N.J. last weekend. Juniors Austin Key and Brad Donahue represented the Wildcats at the prestigious Crystal Springs Golf Club. The...

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