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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

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Van Soderberg, the only player in the GNAC with a 4.0 GPA

Isaiah Salevao, Staff Reporter
November 18, 2021

The Wildcats football team has 31 players featured on the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) All-Academic team. For players to qualify for the GNAC All-Academic team they must have a minimum GPA...

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Wildcat football caps off senior day with eighth win

Andrew Prouse, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2021

CWU football concluded the regular season with a 70-0 blowout win over Simon Fraser University (SFU) . With this win, CWU won their eighth game of the season, improving to 8-2 on the season and extending...

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Alby OShannessey (tackling player) has a similar, yet different day than regular students.

Day in the life of a rugby student-athlete

Leah Shepherd, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2021

Have you ever wondered what being a D-1 athlete, full time fourth year student with a job can be like? Senior loose forward Albert (Alby) O’Shannessey, a rugby player for CWU, was able to go through...

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CWU football make playoffs

Jared Galanti, Sports Editor
November 15, 2021

There will be playoff football this season for the CWU football team for the first time since 2017. Last Sunday, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced the final division two rankings...

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Courtesy of CWU Athletics | Nathan Blauman #23 is trying to make the CWU football team during January tryouts.

CWU football looking to utilize January try-outs to fill roster

Evan Couch, Contributor
November 11, 2021

With lower numbers than usual, the football program is looking to find players through their January try-outs.  The try-out process is often confused with the term “walk-on.” What you may think...

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Athletic Training makes an impact on student athletes

Andrew Prouse, Staff Reporter
November 11, 2021

Athletic training is a big part of a student athlete's routine. Athletic trainers help student athletes avoid injuries, and help them balance the demands of being both a student and athlete. Assistant...

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Clarification on women’s sports in CWU lacking staff members

Jared Galanti, Sports Editor
November 11, 2021

The Observer story from the Oct. 28 issue titled “Women’s sports in CWU are lacking staff members” has been removed from our website due to inaccuracies in reporting and the story's inappropriate...

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CWU football continues their five game win streak

CWU football continues their five game win streak

Leah Shepherd, Staff Reporter
November 8, 2021

Over the weekend, CWU headed down Western New Mexico University (WNMU) to repeat their efforts after their 92-0 win against Lincoln University. Multiple CWU football players had new career highs during...

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Wildcats thump Lincoln, break multiple school and conference records

Jared Galanti, Sports Editor
November 4, 2021

The CWU football team came to play last Saturday, Oct. 30 blowing out Lincoln University 92-0. Multiple school and Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) records were broken along the way.  According...

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CWU basketball welcomes Gary Payton back to PNW with beating

CWU basketball welcomes Gary Payton back to PNW with beating

Jared Galanti, Sports Editor
November 4, 2021

The CWU men’s basketball team hosted Lincoln University Friday Oct. 29 for their first exhibition game of the season. However, this was no ordinary exhibition game as Lincoln’s head coach is none other...

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Athletes choose against college athletics

Jamie Bass, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2021

Many high school athletes make the decision to not continue playing sports in college. There can be many reasons behind choosing to end an athletic career, and there are many students at CWU who have made...

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CWU sports are a key community event on campus

Andrew Prouse, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2021

A CWU sporting event is a regular part of the CWU community. At CWU sporting events you can find hardcore sports fans, but you will also find people who go to games to socialize. The combination of these...

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