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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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Samaad Hector at media day. Photo courtesy of Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports

CWU men’s basketball prepare for upcoming season

Isaac Hinson, Sports Editor
October 26, 2022

The men’s basketball team plays their first exhibition game on Nov. 1 against Whitworth University in Spokane.  Coming off a 17-9 season, which included a heart-breaking loss in the Great Northwest...

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Cheer team leading to football team onto the field Photo courtesy of Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports Photos

Cheer team looking to expand

Jacqueline Hixssen, Sports Editor
October 26, 2022

The cheer team secured new members last May, while still utilizing their returning squad members, according to junior cheer captain, Asael Aburto.  The cheer team was previously covered by The Observer,...

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Dennis Francois. Photo courtesy of CWU Athletics

Wildcat Club Rebrands to Wildcat Association

Devin Guerra-Burnett, Staff Reporter
October 26, 2022

In 2021 The Wildcat Club became The Wildcat Association, rebranding itself to further serve as the main booster club for athletics. The association’s focus is on impacting student athletes' experiences...

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2022 Cross Country Meet at Apple Ridge photo by Jacob Thompson Thompson Sports Photos

Women’s cross country team highlights discipline

Kimberly LaRiviere, Staff Reporter
October 26, 2022

Racing up hills, through woods and over long distances in changing weather conditions requires both physical and mental training. The women’s cross-country team is half way through its season and has...

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Sports Scores

Sports Scores

Jacqueline Hixssen and Isaac Hinson
October 19, 2022

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Womens soccer team running on field. Photo by Jacob Thompson _ Thompson Sports Photos

Women’s Soccer team persevering through loss

Devin Guerra-Burnett, Staff Reporter
October 19, 2022

The women's soccer team faced a loss to Northwest Nazarene University on Oct 8. After losing the game to the Nighthawks, the team has since regrouped and put work toward improvement. “It was eye opening...

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Girls Rugby Team bonding through smiling Photo courtesy of Womens Rugby Team

Women’s Rugby wins by staying motivated

Kimberly LaRiviere
October 19, 2022

The women's rugby team won their last two games against Penn State University and the U.S. Naval Academy. The team won at Penn State 63-12, and at Navy 69-8. CWU started the season with a loss, but...

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Fans in Tomlinson Stadium Photo by Jacob Thompson  Thompson Sports Photos

CWU brings home the victory at Homecoming

Jacqueline Hixssen and Isaac Hinson
October 19, 2022

As the sun set and the stadium lights burned, the CWU football team rushed onto Tomlinson Stadium to play Midwestern State University (MSU) in their annual Homecoming game last Saturday, Oct. 15.  CWU...

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Hannah Stires lining up to make the play (Credit Jacob Thompson Thompson Sports)

Wildcats win three player of the week awards

Isaac Hinson, Sports Editor
October 12, 2022

Three wildcats won player of the week awards last week. Tre’jon Henderson won Lonestar Conference (LSC) Offensive Player of the Week. Hannah Stires won volleyball Greater Northwest Athletic Conference...

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Wildcats enjoying the rock wall.

Clinic offers lessons on ropeless rock wall climbing

Kimberly LaRiviere, Staff Reporter
October 12, 2022

Intro to Bouldering 1 Climbing Clinic will take place on Oct. 13. at the rock wall in the Recreation Center. The wall stands 50 feet at its highest point and towers over the Recreation Center. According...

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Photo courtesy of Josh Flowers

Passion drives Josh Flowers to succeed in football

Devin Guerra-Burnett, Staff Reporter
October 12, 2022

Athletes that decide to play their sport at the collegiate level don’t just need to be good at their sport; they also need to be driven by passion.  Josh Flowers, junior defensive-back on the football...

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Sports Scores Courtesy of Jacqueline Hixssen

Sports Scored

Jacqueline Hixssen and Isaac Hinson
October 12, 2022

Oct. 6 Women’s Rugby @ Penn State Win 63-12   Oct. 6 Volleyball vs. University of Alaska Anchorage Loss 0-3   Oct. 6 Soccer @ Seattle Pacific Loss 1-3   Oct....

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