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Leah Shepherd, Staff Reporter

Staff Reporter - Fall 2021

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CWU loses opening playoff game

CWU loses opening playoff game

November 20, 2021

“Why not us?” This was what head coach Chris Fisk said in his pre-game press conference on Wednesday. The number six seed Wildcats were considered the underdog against number three seed Northwest Missouri...

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Day in the life of a rugby student-athlete

Day in the life of a rugby student-athlete

November 15, 2021

Have you ever wondered what being a D-1 athlete, full time fourth year student with a job can be like? Senior loose forward Albert (Alby) O’Shannessey, a rugby player for CWU, was able to go through...

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CWU football continues their five game win streak

CWU football continues their five game win streak

November 8, 2021

Over the weekend, CWU headed down Western New Mexico University (WNMU) to repeat their efforts after their 92-0 win against Lincoln University. Multiple CWU football players had new career highs during...

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Donte Hamilton in high school football at KAMIAK HS

Donte Hamilton: Continuing the legacy of #44

November 4, 2021

Being #44 is a tradition given to a defensive player who represents the football team well and carries the core values of the team.  Graduate student Donte Hamilton was chosen as #44 for many reasons,...

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CWU Women’s rugby fight hard, lose their first game

October 21, 2021

The CWU women’s rugby team played their first game of the year last Saturday, falling to BYU 20-17.  Going into the game against BYU senior Lauren Odette said the team enjoys playing against them...

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Womens Volleyball loses to two Alaska teams

Women’s Volleyball loses to two Alaska teams

October 12, 2021

Over the weekend CWU women's volleyball went to Alaska and lost two games, one  against Alaska Fairbanks University three sets to one and one against Alaska Anchorage University three sets to two.   Head...

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Row 1(back row standing) from left to right: Ryan Moe, Gabe Perry, Garrett Baisa, Clarke Catledge, Niko Eria, Spencer Mott, Thor Bechtold, Hunter Rhea, Mason Williams, Sheldon Dudoit, Zane Perleberg.

Row 2(Front row squatting) from left to right: Shayden Hoopai, Dustin Bishop, Daniel Adams, Zachery Kolokithas,  Angel Rivera-Velez, Isaiah Casem (Coach), Alwin Alik

Sports clubs are back

October 6, 2021

After over a year of closures, club sports within CWU are back. Most of the clubs will be back to “normal” with the exception of a few details.  Men’s club volleyball coach Isaiah Casem said...

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