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Dan Stewart in a punting stance on media day.

[Photo] Defensive dominance and punting precision: Wildcats’ success stories

Charis Jones, Sports Editor
October 28, 2023

Dan Stewart in a punting stance on media day.

Sophomore outside hitter Scottie Ellsworth spiking the ball against Montana State Billings last weekend.

[Photo] CWU homecoming: where family, alumni, and athletes shine

Lily Goold, Staff Reporter
October 28, 2023

Sophomore outside hitter Scottie Ellsworth spiking the ball against Montana State Billings last weekend.

Fifth year catcher, Austin Ohland

[Photo] Dedication, drive and time management: the lives of CWU student-athletes

Charis Jones, Sports Editor
October 16, 2023

Fifth year catcher, Austin Ohland

Patrick Rogers tips away a pass during a game at Tomlinson stadium. Photo by Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports Photos

[Photo] Patrick Rogers stacks up the accolades

Charis Jones, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2023

Patrick Rogers tips away a pass during a game at Tomlinson stadium. Photo by Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports Photos

Emma Daoud-Herbert will the kill Photo by Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports Photos

[Photo] Volleyball goes head to head with the Seawolves

Devin Guerra-Burnett, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2022

Emma Daoud-Herbert will the kill Photo by Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports Photos

Daeon Hudson going in for the tackle. Photo by Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports Photos

[Photo] Daeon Hudson reflects on football career at CWU

Jacqueline Hixssen, Sports Editor
November 16, 2022

Daeon Hudson going in for the tackle. Photo by Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports Photos

Sam Bowman. Photo by Jacob Thompson

[Photo] GNAC announces MVP Pre-season All-Conference

Devin Guerra-Burnett, Staff Reporter
November 9, 2022

Sam Bowman. Photo by Jacob Thompson

Sabreena Kemp cheering. Photo courtesy of Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports Photos

[Photo] Cheer team looking to expand

Jacqueline Hixssen, Sports Editor
October 26, 2022

Sabreena Kemp cheering. Photo courtesy of Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports Photos

Tia Andaya celebrating a point. Photo by Jacob Thompson Thompson Sports Photos

[Photo] The Andayas dominate CWU volleyball for nearly three decades

Jacqueline Hixssen, Sports Editor
October 12, 2022

Tia Andaya celebrating a point. Photo by Jacob Thompson Thompson Sports Photos

A relay block start by Makenna Hansen.

[Photo] Athletes reflect on their unique college experiences

Jacqueline Hixssen, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2022

A relay block start by Makenna Hansen.

JoJo Hillel is hoping to make sure the younger players are the best versions of themselves both on and off the field

[Photo] Going from students of the game to teachers

Jared Galanti, Sports Editor
May 18, 2022

JoJo Hillel is hoping to make sure the younger players are the best versions of themselves both on and off the field

 La guardia camisa roja de segundo año Tori Maeda tira un triple contra Westminster College.

[Photo] El baloncesto femenino sobresale dentro y fuera de la cancha

Chase Beyer, Reportero del personal
May 11, 2022

La guardia camisa roja de segundo año Tori Maeda tira un triple contra Westminster College.

Junior McCall DeChenne representing CWU in hurdles

[Photo] Spring sports looks forward to championships

Isaac Hinson, Staff Reporter
May 11, 2022

Junior McCall DeChenne representing CWU in hurdles

CWU baseball ended their season by losing three out of the final four games to the Montana State Billings over the weekend.

[Photo] CWU baseball loses final series of season

Jared Galanti, Sports Editor
May 11, 2022

CWU baseball ended their season by losing three out of the final four games to the Montana State Billings over the weekend.

Redshirt Junior Forward Kiera Bush locks eyes on the basket on her way up.

[Photo] Women’s basketball takes pride in accomplishments on and off the court

Chase Beyer, Staff Reporter
May 11, 2022

Redshirt Junior Forward Kiera Bush locks eyes on the basket on her way up.

Graduate Hurdler Austin Albertin running during hurdles race

[Photo] Hurdles team looks ahead to GNAC Championships

Chase Beyer, Staff Reporter
May 4, 2022

Graduate Hurdler Austin Albertin running during hurdles race

CWU Cheer team lined up on the football sidelines.

[Photo] Cheer team rebrands to become co-ed

Jacqueline Hixssen, Staff Reporter
May 4, 2022

CWU Cheer team lined up on the football sidelines.

El estudiante de último año, Xavier Smith mueve la pelota por la cancha durante el partido.

[Photo] Xavier Smith fue premiado el mejor jugador del año de la GNAC

Chase Beyer, Reportero del personal
April 27, 2022

El estudiante de último año, Xavier Smith mueve la pelota por la cancha durante el partido.

Senior Xavier Smith moving the ball up the court during the game.

[Photo] Xavier Smith earns GNAC men’s basketball player of the year

Chase Beyer, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2022

Senior Xavier Smith moving the ball up the court during the game.

Jacob Thompson performing his season-best pole-vault at the Beach Invitational.

[Photo] Student athletes give insight into culture in CWU sports

Isaac Hinson, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2022

Jacob Thompson performing his season-best pole-vault at the Beach Invitational.

Erica Cabanos begins her triple jump attempt

[Photo] Erica Cabanos named GNAC athlete of the week

Jared Galanti, Sports Editor
April 20, 2022

Erica Cabanos begins her triple jump attempt

Sophomore Colson Brunner lining up his snap.

[Photo] Long snapper receives first-team honors

Chase Beyer, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2022

Sophomore Colson Brunner lining up his snap.

Outfielders Adam Fahsel and Divine Ayemere celebrating.

[Photo] CWU baseball plans for second half success

Jacqueline Hixssen, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2022

Outfielders Adam Fahsel and Divine Ayemere celebrating.

Senior Rhaney Harris (Pictured above) tossed three complete games for CWU softball during the Tournament of Champions over the weekend. CWU won all three of those games.

[Photo] Softball travels for Tournament of Champions, wins three of five games

Jared Galanti, Sports Editor
April 6, 2022

Senior Rhaney Harris (Pictured above) tossed three complete games for CWU softball during the Tournament of Champions over the weekend. CWU won all three of those games.

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

[Photo] Day in the life of a rugby student-athlete

Leah Shepherd, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2021

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

Donte Hamilton in high school football at KAMIAK HS

[Photo] Donte Hamilton: Continuing the legacy of #44

Leah Shepherd, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2021

Donte Hamilton in high school football at KAMIAK HS

Freshman Hannah Stries #13 huddles with Sophmore Ashley Kaufman #19

[Photo] Women’s Volleyball loses to two Alaska teams

Leah Shepherd, Staff Reporter
October 12, 2021

Freshman Hannah Stries #13 huddles with Sophmore Ashley Kaufman #19

The 2021 CWU Wildcats continue to have high expectations for themselves even after nearly a full year off due to COVID-19.

[Photo] Football expectations remain high after a full year off

Jared Galanti, Sports Editor
September 23, 2021

The 2021 CWU Wildcats continue to have high expectations for themselves even after nearly a full year off due to COVID-19.

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