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COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Taking it one goal at a time

MONMOUTH — Before each women’s basketball game, Western Oregon sophomore Ali Nelke takes a Sharpie to her wrist and writes a goal.

WESTERN OREGON ROUNDUP: Track and field squad sets five school marks at meet

SEATTLE — Western Oregon’s track and field team set five school records at the University of Washington Invitational on Saturday.

WOU ROUNDUP: WOU holds on for thrilling victory

NAMPA, Idaho — Western Oregon’s women’s basketball team held on for a 78-75 victory over Northwest Nazarene on Saturday.

Tuipulotu flips to USC

INDEPENDENCE -- Marlon Tuipulotu announced on Monday that he would be flipping his commitment to play college football at the University of Washington to the University of Southern California.

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Fishing for success

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon junior forward Tanner Omlid isn’t afraid to lay it all on the line for his team.

WOU sets three records

SEATTLE — Three Western Oregon track and field athletes set new school records at the University of Washington Indoor Preview on Saturday.


LACEY, Wash. — Western Oregon’s men’s basketball picked up a pair of conference wins, beating Seattle Pacific 76-74 on Thursday and Saint Martin’s 80-67 on Saturday. Tanner Omlid led the Wolves to the win over Seattle Pacific. Omlid had a career-high 34 points and recorded seven rebounds, three blocks and two steals.

WESTERN OREGON ROUNDUP: Men’s basketball splits matchups

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s men’s basketball team defeated Central Washington 98-77 on Thursday before falling to Northwest Nazarene 64-59 on Saturday.

WESTERN OREGON ROUNDUP: Women's basketball picks up first road victory of the season

ARCATA, Calif. — Western Oregon’s women’s basketball team earned its first road win of the season after beating Humboldt State 69-60 on Saturday.

Dearing to retire June 30, 2017

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon executive director of intercollegiate athletics Barbara Dearing will retire on June 30, 2017.

WOU ROUNDUP: WOU wins GNAC-opener over Concordia

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s men’s basketball team opened Great Northwest Athletic Conference play with an 80-70 win over Concordia on Nov. 29 in the team’s conference-opener.

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Be aggressive

Boschma, Miller find new attitude, leadership roles

MONMOUTH — It’s a change some might not even notice.

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Men’s basketball splits games

ST. GEORGE, Utah —Western Oregon’s men’s basketball split its two games at the Dixie State Classic. The Wolves defeated Westminster 65-58 on Friday before falling to Dixie State 78-73 on Saturday.

Wolves turn to new faces to lead

Western Oregon’s men’s basketball team has a new look this season and a big challenge — how to follow a team responsible for the most prolific season in program history.


Women’s basketball drops two in Chico


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