Local report: Top singles survive at YRHTC

July 13, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — While the doubles draw has been turned upside down, singles has remained true to form in the Yakima Regional Hospital Tennis Challenge. The top four singles players all won their matches Thursday in the $50,000 USTA Pro Circuit event at the Yakima Tennis Club. Top seed Irena Pavlovic rallied to beat Romana [...]

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 [...]

Colleges: Tacoma’s Walker signs at CWU

May 5, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Nate Walker, a 6-foot-5 forward, has joined a lengthy list of Tacoma Community College basketball standouts to sign with Central Washington. Walker averaged 15 points and more than eight rebounds a game last season for the Titans, who won the NWAACC championship. In the title game against Chemeketa, a 110-98 Tacoma victory, [...]

Local report: CWU men sign guard Williams

April 26, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Central Washington has landed another men’s basketball standout from one of the best junior college programs in the state. Dominique Williams, a 5-foot-10 guard from reigning NWAACC champion Tacoma Community College, has signed with CWU, the university announced Wednesday. Williams, who can play both the point and shooting guard positions, is originally [...]

College basketball: Anchorage ends Wildcats’ season

March 3, 2012 by  

LACEY, Wash. — All five Central Washington starters scored in double figures in the Wildcats’ GNAC Tournament semifinal Friday with Alaska Anchorage. But the second-seeded Seawolves also had five scorers reach double digits, shooting 54 percent from the field and making 29 of 41 free throws en route to a 93-81 victory. The defeat ended [...]

College basketball: CWU notches first-round shocker over SPU

March 1, 2012 by  

LACEY, Wash. — Earlier this season, when his Central Washington Wildcats were struggling, Greg Sparling said, “What we’re hoping to do now is just get into the GNAC tournament and make some noise.” Well, the noise has started. Central, the sixth and final seed, fired the first salvo of the tourney Wednesday with a 70-69 [...]

CWU men take momentum, optimism into GNAC tourney opener with SPU

February 28, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — As Central Washington warmed up for its game with Seattle Pacific on Jan. 12 in Nicholson Pavilion, associate head coach G.E. Coleman said, “I’ll be really surprised if we don’t play well.” Suffice it to say Coleman was really surprised. He was also bitterly disappointed after the Falcons shot the proverbial lights [...]

CWU’s Haddock earns all-GNAC second team

February 28, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG , Wash.— Central Washington sophomore Lacy Haddock was named to the second team of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference men’s all-conference basketball team announced on Monday. Haddock, a 6-foot-1 guard from Las Vegas, leads Central in scoring at 16.0 points over 24 games and leads GNAC guards in field-goal percentage at 53.4 accuracy. Haddock [...]

Wildcats clinch trip to GNAC tourney

February 26, 2012 by  

MONMOUTH, Ore. — They’re going to the dance. Not the big dance — yet. But the Central Washington Wildcats did secure the sixth and final berth in the GNAC Tournament in convincing fashion Saturday with a 74-54 rout of Western Oregon on the Wolves’ floor. The victory ensured that Central (8-10 GNAC, 14-12 overall), the [...]

CWU misses point guard, free throws in loss to SMU

February 23, 2012 by  

LACEY, Wash. — Central Washington, hoping to continue a late-season surge to gain the final berth in the GNAC men’s basketball tournament, missed a golden opportunity Thursday night. The Wildcats, coming off a rousing home upset of conference champion Western Washington, were unable to overcome the absence of scoring leader Lacy Haddock plus 17 missed [...]

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