Title IX: Living the journey

June 17, 2012 by  

Holden’s playing, coaching career spans length of Title IX || YAKIMA, Wash. — If Cheryl Holden had graduated from high school this month, her athletic credentials would have made her a prize recruit for some lucky college. She was a 5-foot-11 center with a 22-point scoring average in basketball and a powerful, athletic hitter on [...]

CWU unveils new logo

June 17, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Central Washington has redesigned its Wildcat logo. The new cat’s head, red and outlined in black, is more streamlined than its predecessor, which had adorned CWU athletic material since at least 2000 and perhaps longer. It will also be available to the rest of the school, according to a staff member. The [...]

Thnings are looking up for WSU athletics

June 16, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Returning to Washington State a little more than two years ago, Bill Moos knew he had his work cut out for him. His task was elevating not just the fortunes and facilities of the athletic programs, particularly football, but also the enthusiasm among the school’s boosters. Moos wasted little time making inroads [...]

6/16/12 A Night With Cougar Athletics photo gallery

June 16, 2012 by  

Photos from Friday’s A Night With Cougar Athletics at the Harman Center in Yakima, Wash. All photos by Andy Sawyer of the Yakima Herald-Republic.

Local report: Jensen lifts Beetles to win in Garretson Memorial Tournament

June 16, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Jens Jensen pitched a complete game and delivered a walk-off RBI single to lift the Yakima Pepsi Beetles to a 4-3 victory over the Portland Lobos on Friday in the fourth annual Bob Garretson Sr. Memorial Tournament at Parker Field. The Beetles split two games on Friday in a tournament that was [...]

WSU athletic event Friday at Harman Center

June 11, 2012 by  

The Washington State University athletic department will host A Night With Cougar Athletics on Friday night at the Harman Center. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will feature WSU athletic director Bill Moos along with baseball coach Donnie Marbut, volleyball coach Jen Greeny and tennis coach — and Sunnyside native — Lisa Hart, [...]

Away at School: Selah’s Davis name EWU’s scholar athlete of the year

June 7, 2012 by  

CHENEY, Wash. — SHENE DAVIS (Selah), a senior track and field athlete at Eastern Washington University, has been named the college’s scholar athlete of the year. Davis set the school record in the triple jump this spring at 40 feet, 6 1/4 inches while placing second at the Big Sky Conference championships. She also finished [...]

Team-first approach leads Trimble, Mohsenian to individual awards

June 6, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Every athlete appreciates it when individual achievements are recognized. What sets select athletes apart from their peers is getting past that personal pat on the back and judging their own success by the results of their teams. Two prime examples of unselfish, team-first athletes were honored Wednesday when Davis’ David Trimble and [...]

Local Report: Central’s Rohde drafted by Atlanta Braves

June 6, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Central Washington University pitcher Brandon Rohde was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 25th round of Wednesday’s Major League Baseball first-year player draft. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound senior left-hander, a graduate of Gig Harbor High School, recorded a 6-3 record during his senior campaign this spring. In his final two games, Rohde [...]

Learning from Parker Foundation’s Parry a joy

June 3, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — On a raw Ellensburg afternoon almost 40 years ago, Tom Parry was addressing a Central Washington State College PE class on topics of which he was eminently qualified — football and coaching. The class, appropriately called Football Coaching, included some students who were members of his Wildcat team and who aspired to [...]

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