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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

All content by Jackson Roberts
Coach Storey giving pep talk in GNAC championship game. (Photo courtesy of Jacob Thompson/Thompson Sports Media)

Career Highlight: Head Coach Desi Storey reaches 700 wins

Jackson Roberts
April 18, 2024

Head coach of CWU’s baseball team, Desi Storey, reached a career milestone of 700 career wins in his time coaching here in Ellensburg, Washington. Storey has spent 33 seasons as the head coach of the...

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Sound Bite #2

Sound Bite #2

This Week in Music  Welcome to this week's issue of Sound Bite! Recently J. Cole released “Might Delete Later” where he snapped back at Kendrick Lamar for his diss on “Like That” from Future...

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Bradley Swillie driving to the basket.

Freshman Standouts: Carrying the Torch for the Men’s Basketball Team

Jackson Roberts, Staff Reporter
April 10, 2024

Following a historical season of CWU men’s basketball winning the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) tournament, the Wildcats will be losing key seniors to graduation. The 2024-2025 season is...

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Samaad Hector driving into paint. (Photo by Jacob Thompson/Thompson Sports Media)

Men’s Basketball Crowned GNAC Champions

Jackson Roberts, Staff Reporter
March 10, 2024

The CWU men’s basketball went through a gauntlet in the GNAC conference tournament but were able to come out on top after a hard-fought season. The tournament was held on March 7-9 and for the first...

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Asher Cai shoots from downtown. Photo courtesy Jacob Thompson/Thompson Sports Media

Asher Cai awarded Division II National Player of the Week

Jackson Roberts, Staff Reporter
February 29, 2024

With the final regular season game happening tonight, Thursday, Feb. 29, the CWU women’s basketball team has an overall record of 18-10 and conference record of 9-7. They have clinched a spot in the...

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Colby Gennett makes an unbalanced three-pointer. Photo courtesy Jacob Thompson/Thompson Sports Media

Consecutive career highs as CWU pushes for playoffs

Jackson Roberts, Staff Reporter
February 22, 2024

Coming into the final stretch of the CWU men’s basketball season, the Wildcats sit at an overall record of 15-8 and 8-6 in Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) play. Following a loss on the road...

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The CWU student section packed out during a game against Western Washington University. Photo courtesy Jacob Thompson.

Fueled by the fans

Jackson Roberts, Staff Reporter
February 16, 2024

CWU’s new and improved Nicholson Pavilion reopened to the public on Oct. 7, but they didn’t stop there as a brand-new student section was also opened for students to establish new traditions and have...

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Super Bowl Sunday in Vegas

Jackson Roberts, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2024

The NFL conference championships have wrapped up and fans finally have their answer for who will be playing in the 2024 Super Bowl. The San Francisco 49ers will take on the Kansas City Chiefs for the NFL’s...

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Records broken in CWU track and field

Raya Miron and Jackson Roberts
February 2, 2024

Track and field has reaped the rewards of their work over the last couple weeks as five athletes were awarded with Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) Field Athlete of the Week honors during the...

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Looking back on the Wildcats nationally-ranked season

Jackson Roberts, Staff Reporter
January 25, 2024

The CWU women’s volleyball team finished the season with an overall record of 20-7. This secured their spot at number 22 in the nation following their season ending in a loss to California State University,...

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