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The Observer

By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

Sports: Wildcats close out 2013 football season with shutout over Dixie State, 44-0

Sports: Wildcats close out 2013 football season with shutout over Dixie State, 44-0

November 20, 2013

BY CHANCE WEEKS-WILLIAMS, Staff Reporter The Central Washington University football team looked to finish the season with an exclamation point, and they did just that by thrashing the Dixie State Red...

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Sports: Womens volleyball falls to Northwest Nazarene in West-Region ranked battle

Sports: Women’s volleyball falls to Northwest Nazarene in West-Region ranked battle

November 18, 2013

BY RYAN ROGERS, Staff Reporter The Central Washington University women’s volleyball team was unable to cash in on key opportunities, including a set-point situation in the third set, and fell to...

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Sports: Womens basketball earns victory of the season against Montana Tech, 63-58

Sports: Women’s basketball earns victory of the season against Montana Tech, 63-58

November 18, 2013

BY RACHEL CHARLTON, Staff Reporter The Sodexo Tip-Off Classic, which signaled the start of the regular season for Central’s women basketball team, proved to be a rollercoaster. The Wildcats experienced...

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Sports: Tim Englund, chair of the math department, endures 35 consecutive hours of running over 145.8 miles

Sports: Tim Englund, chair of the math department, endures 35 consecutive hours of running over 145.8 miles

November 13, 2013

BY SAMUEL CATHCART, Staff Reporter Marathons are common events that many enjoy competing in, but rarely does one hear about someone completing an ultra-marathon. Tim Englund, chair of the math department...

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Sports: Following surprising loss to MSUB, womens volleyball rebounds to sweep SPU, 25-23, 25-17, 28-26; Firethorne finishes with 15 kills

Sports: Following surprising loss to MSUB, women’s volleyball rebounds to sweep SPU, 25-23, 25-17, 28-26; Firethorne finishes with 15 kills

November 12, 2013

BY RYAN ROGERS, Staff Reporter The Central Washington University volleyball team rebounded from a heartbreaking loss on Thursday night to defeat the Seattle Pacific University Falcons in three straight...

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Sports: Seattle Pacific scores with less than two minutes remaining to eliminate Wildcats from GNAC tournament, 2-1

Sports: Seattle Pacific scores with less than two minutes remaining to eliminate Wildcats from GNAC tournament, 2-1

November 8, 2013

BY CAMERON DANIELS, Staff Reporter Despite a solid performance from junior goalkeeper Kayla Lipston and a goal from freshman midfielder Meghan Ward, the Central Washington women’s soccer team’s...

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Sports: Centrals mens basketball team loses to University of Washington, 95-65; McLaughlin leads all scorers with 30 points

Sports: Central’s men’s basketball team loses to University of Washington, 95-65; McLaughlin leads all scorers with 30 points

November 7, 2013

BY JARYD CLINE,  Sports Editor Senior guard Mark McLaughlin called Alaska Airlines Arena on the campus of University of Washington home for four months. After later transferring and spending one year...

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Sports: Duty sisters help steer womens soccer to a breakout season and GNAC playoffs

Sports: Duty sisters help steer women’s soccer to a breakout season and GNAC playoffs

November 7, 2013

BY RACHEL CHARLTON, Staff Reporter It’s the classic tale of two siblings. One is admittedly high strung while the other is laid back and easy-going. While they only argue over the ‘stupidest’...

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Sports: Womens volleyball defeats visiting Simon Fraser in four sets on Saturday

Sports: Women’s volleyball defeats visiting Simon Fraser in four sets on Saturday

November 4, 2013

BY RYAN ROGERS, Staff Reporter The Central Washington volleyball team rebounded from Thursday’s loss to Western Washington as they defeated Simon Fraser in four sets on Saturday night at Nicholson...

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Sports Column: Wildcats offense remains effective in Humboldt State victory despite absence of leading rusher Jordan Todd

Sports Column: Wildcats’ offense remains effective in Humboldt State victory despite absence of leading rusher Jordan Todd

November 3, 2013

BY EVAN THOMPSON, Online Editor Twitter: @evanthompson_11 One of the Wildcats' three running backs who dressed for Saturday's 21-14 victory over Humboldt State hardly knew the offense at all. That's...

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Sports: Womens soccer loses to No. 11 Western on Senior Day in final seven minutes, 2-1

Sports: Women’s soccer loses to No. 11 Western on Senior Day in final seven minutes, 2-1

November 1, 2013

BY CAMERON DANIELS, Staff Reporter The momentum of Senior Day and the wind of Ellensburg couldn’t keep Central Washington University's women’s soccer team from beating No. 11 Western Washington. A...

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Sports: Ex-football coach Bennett was told that he broke rules by CWU officials prior to his dismissal

Sports: Ex-football coach Bennett was told that he broke rules by CWU officials prior to his dismissal

October 24, 2013

BY EVAN THOMPSON, Online Editor When ex-Wildcats’ football head coach Blaine Bennett was dismissed from his contract five days prior to the start of fall football camp in August, fans, boosters,...

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