Huerta hopes for a championship

Huerta hopes for a championship

Simo Rul, Senior Sports Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The road to CWU was never easy; Jackson Huerta was overlooked by many universities and had no offers coming out of high school. He was a walk-on at CWU. On top of all of that, the Wildcats were going through a coaching change when Huerta first arrived. He came in the same year head coach Ian Sh...

Wildcats face Northern Alabama

Wildcats face Northern Alabama

Jack Belcher, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

CWU football is still undefeated with a record of 7-0 after defeating Western Oregon University 42-0.  They are leading the GNAC, and are ranked ninth  in the nation. On Oct. 21 at 1 p.m., the team will face off in a home game against the University of Northern Alabama (UNA). UNA currently has a record of 2-3...

Baseball heads inside for winter

Baseball heads inside for winter

Clayton Huber, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under Baseball/Softball, Sports

The CWU baseball season doesn’t start until February, but that doesn’t mean that the team has not been practicing hard before the harsh Ellensburg winter hits. Anyone who lives east of the mountains knows that the winter can be very cold and snowy, which isn’t exactly baseball weather. In a perfect world for a ba...

Wildcats ready for Western rematch

Wildcats ready for Western rematch

Anna Eyears, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

CWU football will play the Western Oregon (WOU) Wolves on Oct. 14  in Monmouth, Oregon. This will be the second time the Wildcats face the Wolves this season. The Wildcats will be looking to claim their seventh win for the season. After defeating Humboldt State University on Oct. 7, the Wildcats...

Mauritson makes a mark at CWU

Mauritson makes a mark at CWU

Hanson Lee, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Shelby Mauritson, outside hitter for the CWU volleyball team, began playing volleyball around the age of 10. “My town wasn’t very big on volleyball, but my dad encouraged me to play, so I ended up trying out for this small club in a town that was about fifteen minutes away,” Mauritson said. ...

Crunch time for CWU soccer

Crunch time for CWU soccer

Jack Belcher, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

CWU women’s soccer has to win all seven of their next games if they want to make it to the GNAC tournament, which include two away games against Seattle Pacific University (SPU) on Oct. 12, and Simon Fraser on Oct. 14. CWU’s record is currently 1-3-5 and is ranked six of nine in the GNAC standings. ...

XC changes course for final meet

XC changes course for final meet

Clayton Huber, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

Normally at this time CWU would be going to Seattle to compete in the Emerald City Open at one of the tougher courses the runners would face all season. Instead, the Wildcats are heading to Lewiston next weekend, for a nice change of pace.   CWU is looking to continue their success as they p...

Football tops Humboldt: Cummings out for season

Football tops Humboldt: Cummings out for season

Natalie Hyland, Sports Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

The Wildcats remain the only undefeated GNAC team after beating Humboldt State University 55-27 on Saturday in front of a 6,000 plus homecoming crowd. However, all was not well as running back Christian Cummings broke his leg and is set to miss the rest of the season. With the win, CWU has cli...

Time to hang it up Hernandez?

Time to hang it up Hernandez?

Clayton Huber, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Baseball/Softball, Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Seattle Mariners fans are clenching their fists as the Mariners were eliminated from playing in the postseason for 16 years in a row. It seems like every year is going to be “our year”. The year that the Mariners make the playoffs, but time is running out and our star players are not getting any you...

CWU football improves to 5-0

CWU football improves to 5-0

Simo Rul, Senior Sports Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Football, General, Showcase, Sports

CWU football defeated Simon Fraser University (SFU) 62-0 and improved to 5-0 going into their homecoming matchup against No.17 Humboldt State University this Saturday on Oct. 7. After their win, the Wildcats moved up three spots, to No. 13 in the national rankings. CWU came away victorious in both...

Setting goals for the future

Setting goals for the future

Hanson Lee, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Rugby, Showcase, Sports

Despite a heartbreaking loss to Quinnipiac last year in the National Championship Final by a score of 46-24, the Wildcats have made one goal clear for this year: to win the national championship. CWU’s women’s rugby team looks to rebound against their rivals on Oct. 7. The Wildcats are current...

Hennessey at home with Wildcats

Hennessey at home with Wildcats

Anna Eyears, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Football, General, Showcase, Sports

In Reilly Hennessey’s home in Camas, Washington, hangs a poster bearing the words “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Inscribed on the poster is, “I want to be a football player.” Now 21 years old, as quarterback and captain of CWU’s football team, Hennessey has made his dream a ...

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