A day in the life: Mackenzie Gaul

A day in the life: Mackenzie Gaul

Clayton Huber, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2018


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A normal day for senior pitcher Mackenzie Gaul starts at 6:30 a.m. He goes to weights, which start at 7 a.m.  and lasts for an hour and a half. After that, Gaul heads to his scheduled classes, which run until about 1 p.m., depending on what day it is. Last season Gaul was 6-2 as a starting pitch...

Women take on MSUB

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2018


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CWU Women’s Basketball will host Montana State University Billings (MSUB) on Thursday Feb. 8 at Nicholson Pavilion at 7 p.m. They previously met on Jan. 9 in Billings, Montana, where MSUB came away with an 86-84 win. The Wildcats’ bench had a big impact last time the teams met, scoring 25 points, wit...

CWU earns huge win over rival WWU

Miles King, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018


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CWU men’s basketball defeated rival Western Washington University (WWU) 92-81 Thursday at the Nicholson Pavilion in Ellensburg. The Wildcats were led by freshman guard Khalil Shabazz with 24 points who shot 10-18 and added five steals. Four players in total scored double figures for the Wildcats. ...

Wildcats edge SPU 70-68

Hanson Lee, Senior Sports Reporter

February 2, 2018


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CWU women’s basketball extended their winning streak to five games Thursday night at Nicholson Pavilion, handing SPU their fourth loss of the season. Sophomore guard Alexis Pana sunk a game-winning perimeter shot with just five seconds left on the clock to break the 68-68 tie. “I was really n...

The diamond is open

The diamond is open

Clayton Huber, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


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CWU baseball and softball have started preparing for their season openers. Baseball opens their season Feb. 3 at Lewis-Clark State College (LCSC) and softball opens Feb. 2 in Las Vegas against Texas Woman’s University (TWU). Baseball was selected third in the GNAC preseason poll and finished with a reco...

Make a splash at Pool Pi-yo

Make a splash at Pool Pi-yo

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


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Pool Pi-yo will make its first dip into the CWU aquatic center on Saturday Feb. 10 from 11 a.m. to noon.  Pool Pi-yo is a mix of Pilates and yoga with the added challenge of balancing on a stand-up paddleboard in a pool. Students will be able to register online through Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals (...

Wildcats look to take charge at home against SPU

Wildcats look to take charge at home against SPU

Hanson Lee, Senior Sports Reporter

February 1, 2018


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CWU women’s basketball is gearing up for a match at home against Seattle Pacific University (SPU) on Thursday, Feb. 1. With a 6-2 record at home this season, the Wildcats are aiming to continue their home-court success. “Right now we’ve really had a focus on our defense and so we’re defending...

CWU Looks to Knock-off Rival WWU

CWU Looks to Knock-off Rival WWU

Miles King, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


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CWU men’s basketball will take on rival Western Washington University (WWU) Thursday, Feb. 1 at home. The Vikings are coming off a 92-88 loss against Seattle Pacific University, and the Wildcats a 77-73 win against Montana State University Billings last Saturday. The Vikings lead the GNAC with a conference ...

Men’s basketball extends winning streak

Clayton Huber, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

CWU Men’s Basketball extended their winning streak to three games after defeating Montana State University Billings (MSUB) 77-73 at home on Jan. 27. CWU improves to a 6-6 record in the GNAC while MSUB fell to 3-9, continuing their losing streak. “Winning solves a lot of things. We still have a lot of room f...

Wildcats take on MSUB

Wildcats take on MSUB

Clayton Huber, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2018


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CWU men’s basketball will face Montana State University-Billings (MSUB) on Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. in Ellensburg. Both teams are 3-6 in conference play and are on two-game losing streaks. CWU has the upper hand this season with a win against MSUB on Dec. 14 with a score of 80-75. Jawan Stepney and N...

Pana soars to new heights at CWU

Pana soars to new heights at CWU

Hanson Lee, Senior Sports Reporter

January 25, 2018


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Sophomore guard Alexis Pana has stepped into a significant role for the Wildcats. Pana is fourth on the team in scoring, averaging 9.4 points per game, and has pushed herself into a playmaking role. “I definitely feel more confident in myself and going on the court I feel more relaxed,” Pana said. ...

Indoor track hits the ground running

Indoor track hits the ground running

Simo Rul, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2018


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The CWU Wildcats track team has had a solid start to the new season that has included athlete of the week honors and a new school record. The Wildcats are five meets into the season and have traveled to schools throughout Washington and Idaho. “I think we’re off to a good start,” head coach K...

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