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 [...]

Local report: Russell scores 21 in CWU triumph

February 26, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Sophie Russell closed out a sterling Central Washington career in triumphant fashion Saturday night, scoring a game-high 18 points to lead the Wildcats to a 74-54 rout of Western Oregon in the Wildcats’ season-finale in Nicholson Pavilion. Russell, a 5-foot-10 guard-forward from River Ridge High School in Lacey, finished as the fourth-highest [...]

Local report: CWU women lose despite Russell’s 26 points

February 23, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Chelsea Haskey’s turnaround jumper from inside the key with 2.1 seconds left pushed Saint Martin’s past the Sophie Russell-led Central Washington Wildcats 68-66 on Thursday night in GNAC women’s basketball in Nicholson Pavilion. Russell scored a game-high 26 points for CWU, which fell to 4-13 in conference play and 8-17 overall. The [...]

Colleges: YVCC men rally, clinch tourney berth

February 19, 2012 by  

PENDLETON, Ore. — Yakima Valley shot a robust 56 percent in the second half and overcame a six-point deficit in the final minutes Saturday to beat Blue Mountain 78-73 to clinch a spot in next month’s NWAACC Tournament. It’s the fifth straight season the Yaks have qualified for the tournament, and sixth time in the [...]

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 [...]

Local report: CWU women rout Walla Walla U.

February 13, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Kelsi Jacobson’s career-high 23 points led seven Central Washington scorers in double figures as the Wildcats routed Walla Walla University 115-34 in a nonconference women’s basketball game Sunday night in Nicholson Pavilion. Central (8-14), which upset Seattle Pacific on Saturday night, set school records for points and scoring margin. Jacobson, coming off [...]

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 [...]

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