Central men knock off regional No. 1 Western

February 19, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Last year they were on cloud 9, relishing their roles as prime players on one of the best teams in Central Washington’s illustrious basketball history. This year? Not so much. Seniors Jody Johnson and Roby Clyde have taken their lumps with the rest of a CWU squad that has struggled, especially in [...]

College roundup: CWU shoots past Clan

February 17, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Lacy Haddock scored 26 points to lead four Central Washington players in double figures in the WIldcats’ 82-79 win over Simon Fraser on Thursday night in Nicholson Pavilion. Brandon Magee and Jordan Coby each scored 15 points, while former Yakima Valley standout Jody Johnson scored 10 for CWU (12-11, 6-9 GNAC). Twelve [...]

Colleges: CWU women knock off SPU

February 12, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Sparked by a 3-point barrage from Sophie Russell and Jessica VanDyke, Central Washington’s women upset Seattle Pacific 80-75 in a GNAC women’s basketball game Saturday night at Nicholson Pavilion, snapping a nine-game losing streak to the Falcons. Russell and VanDyke were both 5 of 11 from 3-point range en route to team-best [...]

College roundup: Balanced CWU men beat MSU Billings

February 10, 2012 by  

BILLINGS, Mont. — With a 57-point second half and six players scoring in double figures, Central Washington stormed to a 99-89 victory over Montana State Billings in GNAC men’s basketball Thursday night. Jody Johnson and Lacy Haddock had 16 points each and Toussaint Tyler and Jordan Coby had 15 apiece as the Wildcats, who trailed [...]

College roundup: Central men fall out of GNAC top six

February 5, 2012 by  

NAMPA, Idaho — Central Washington bounced back from an early defecit to take the lead at halftime, but couldn’t hang on, losing to Northwest Nazarene 75-70 on Saturday night at the Johnson Sports Center. It was a costly loss for the Wildcats (4-8 GNAC, 10-10 overall) because it dropped them out of a tie for [...]

College roundup: Newcomb, Jordan lift Yaks past TV

January 28, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Brittney Newcomb and Simone Jordan combined to score 30 points Saturday as fourth-ranked Yakima Valley dominated Treasure Valley 67-39 in East Region women’s basketball in Sherar Gym. The Yaks’ fourth straight win improved them to 5-1 in the region and 15-4 overall. YVCC shot only 32 percent (23 for 72) and was [...]

Johnson keys CWU men’s victory over Fairbanks

January 27, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Jody Johnson continued his stellar play for Central Washington on Thursday night, scoring 17 points and grabbing eight rebounds as the Wildcats stayed in GNAC Tournament contention with a 74-69 victory over Alaska Fairbanks in Nicholson Pavilion. The win, CWU’s third in four games, improved the Wildcats to 4-6 in conference play [...]

Colleges: YVCC women rout top-ranked Hawks

January 22, 2012 by  

PASCO, Wash. — Combining for 46 points and connecting on 8 of 13 shots from 3-point range, Brittney Newcomb and Simone Jordan powered Yakima Valley past top-ranked Columbia Basin on Saturday, 81-61 on the Hawks’ court. Newcomb and Jordan scored 23 points each as the fifth-ranked Yaks pulled into a tie for first place in [...]

College basketball: Crisp Vikings drop Central men

January 18, 2012 by  

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Central Washington had some highlight-film performances during Wednesday night’s regionally televised game with Western Washington, most notably a couple of Roby Clyde monster dunks. The Vikings, however, shot much better and made fewer errors en route to a 99-86 GNAC victory in Sam Carver Gym. For CWU, the loss was its fifth [...]

College roundup: CWU men rally from 18 down, beat Montana St. Billings

January 15, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Down 18 points in the first half and staring yet another GNAC defeat square in the face, Central Washington’s men’s basketball team picked themselves up and staged a spirted turnaround. Lacy Haddock scored 18 of his season-high 35 points after intermission, and four other Wildcats reached double figures as Central overtook Montana State [...]

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