MONMOUTH, Ore. – The Western Oregon men’s basketball team returns to action this week when the Wolves host Shorter to conclude non-conference play on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 7:00 p.m.
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LOGAN, Utah – Andy Avgi led the Western Oregon men’s basketball team with 15 points; however, it would not be enough as the Wolves fell to Utah State, 86-57, in a non-conference contest on Saturday night. The loss snaps a six-game win streak for the Wolves as WOU falls to 6-3 on the season while Utah State improves to 5-1.
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MONMOUTH, Ore. - The Western Oregon baseball team held the No. 1 ranking in the West throughout all four polls to earn the right to host the 2012 NCAA West Regional Championships at Volcanoes Stadium in Keizer, Ore., May 17-20. The Wolves’ first game will be Thursday, May 17 at 5:00 p.m. against Chico State.
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NAMPA, Idaho – Stunning! That is the word Western Oregon head track & field coach Mike Johnson kept repeating when asked to describe the men’s fifth straight Great Northwest Athletic Conference Indoor Championship.
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BELLINGHAM, Wash. – The Western Oregon women’s basketball team once again battled one of the top teams in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference to the wire, but once again the Vikings were able to find a way to sneak past the Wolves with a 68-59 victory on Thursday, Feb. 2.
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MONMOUTH, Ore. – Western Oregon pitcher Kirk Lind has been named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers’ Association Preseason All-American team.
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MONMOUTH, OREGON – Western Oregon University has extended its scholarship deadline for incoming students to Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. The extension was made in response to the impact of the mid-January flooding had on mail services and campus events. The January 21 Preview Day was cancelled due to safety concerns related to flooding that occurred in the surrounding areas.
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MONMOUTH, Ore. – Western Oregon University (WOU) has commitments in excess of $2.3 million from Ron ’68 and Norma DeVolder and the Lynn Roberts Ramsdell Irrevocable Trust. President Mark Weiss expressed his gratitude by saying, “In honor of these contributions the university’s new science laboratory building will be named the DeVolder Family Science Center. This marks the family’s latest commitment and investment in Western Oregon University; their continued generosity reflects Ron’s leadership on the Western Oregon University Foundation Board.”
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MONMOUTH, Ore. – The Western Oregon men’s basketball program will host a pair of camps Dec. 20-22 for members of the local community. The camps will be broken into two sections with the Lil’ Ballers Camp designed for children kindergarten through the 4th grade and the Winter Skills Camp focusing on the children 5th grade through 8th grade. Both camps are open to girls and boys.
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MONMOUTH – Western Oregon University has received a grant of nearly $1,915,069 million from the U.S. Department of Education for Project SPELL (Sustainable Practices for English Language Learners), which will support teacher training and improve classroom instruction for English language learners (ELL). This project is a collaboration between WOU and two school districts (Salem-Keizer and Woodburn). The project will reach almost 20 percent of the 65,410 ELL students in Oregon.
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