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WWU honors nearly 200 female athletes with varsity letters at Title IX ceremony

Fifty years ago, the Western Washington University women’s basketball team played its first-ever game on the main floor of Carver Gymnasium. This weekend, the team returned with nearly 200 other women to receive decades-awaited varsity letters. 

Western’s May 20 Title IX award ceremony…

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Meridian graduate following in family footsteps at WWU

The Western Washington University volleyball team's incoming recruiting class is making head coach Diane Flick-Williams feel old.

Western’s fresh batch of players includes 2022 Meridian High School graduate Finnley Claeys, whose mom, Shannon Claeys (Rowland), was a volleyball standout…

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Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month with the stories of student-athletes

We spoke to the following student-athletes from across the country to discuss their heritage and what they appreciate about AAPI Heritage Month:

WWU rowing selected to NCAA Championships

Western Washington University's women’s rowing team is headed back to the NCAA Championships.

The Vikings, the No. 1 team in the West Region, were one of six teams selected to compete for the national title. 

Western returns to the national stage for the first time since 2019…

This single mom sparked a national debate by having quadruplets. Where are they now?

Beth Goodman sparked a national debate in 2003 when she welcomed quadruplets. Not only was Goodman 39 years old and single at the time, but she conceived the babies through in-vitro fertilization (IVF).

Though Goodman was admittedly "terrified," she was also overjoyed after spending more…

Western golf teams begin regional tournaments

The Western men’s golf team is ready for a postseason run. The Vikings were named the No. 1 seed in the West Region for the NCAA Division II Championships and will compete in the West/South Central Super Regional Thursday through Saturday in Pueblo, Colorado.

It is the 23rd season in a…

Western softball hoping to defend postseason conference title

The Western softball team will open its postseason run against a familiar opponent.

The Vikings just wrapped up a weekend series with Saint Martin’s University and will meet the Saints again Thursday on the opening day of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference tournament.


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