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Tiger Woods at the AT&T National Golf Tournament at Congressional Country Club. Photo credits: Chase McAlpine with a CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.

Chico State athletes react to Tiger Woods accident

Jacob Milligan, Reporter // March 10, 2021

Chico State student athletes have felt the effects of the recent car crash Tiger Woods was involved in. Chico golf players who have looked up to Woods reflect on what Tiger has meant to their sport.  “Well...

Dakota Ochoa teeing off during a tournament last season. Photo courtesy of Chico State Athletics

Dakota Ochoa: an emerging golf star for the Wildcats

Jacob Milligan, Reporter // February 22, 2021

As many athletes are eager to get back to their respected sports, Chico State golf star Dakota Ochoa is no different.  Ochoa a sophomore at Chico State, only participated in five events last spring...

Kelly More takes a swing while representing Foothill Technology High School in Ventura, Calif while playing three seasons for them.

Three new players hope to drive the golf team toward success

Alex Martin, Reporter // October 20, 2020

The Chico State golf team recruited three new women golfers to bring their talents to the golf course. Last season, before the pandemic, the women’s golf team participated in six events including...

Josh McCollum attempts to bury a shot at the Western Washington Invitational in this archived photo. Image courtesy of Chico State Athletics

Men’s golf can’t complete a comeback in championship

Brandon Downs // April 25, 2019

No. 5 Chico States men's golf put themselves in the wrong hole Tuesday and was unable to complete the comeback Wednesday in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Men's Golf Championship.Day oneChico...

Natalie Kinney was the leading scorer in the CCAA championship. Photo Courtesy of Sports Information.

Chico State women’s golf place fourth in CCAA Championship

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava // April 18, 2019

Despite their strong performance, the women’s golf team placed fourth in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championship.Day oneChico State started off with a powerful performance...

Josh McCollum earned his second golfer of the week award for the CCAA. Image courtesy: Chico Sports Information

Wildcats make top five at Mustang Invitational

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava // April 10, 2019

After prevailing at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational the week before, Chico State was ready to continue the momentum in the Mustang Invitational. The Wildcats started off Monday at 10 under par in...

Freshman Julia Kalez watches her tee shot to see where it lands

Image Credit: Chico State Sports Information

Women’s golf earns second straight top 10 finish at Sonoma Invitational

Matthew Ferreira // April 10, 2019

The Chico State women’s golf team competed in the Sonoma State Spring Invitational Monday and Tuesday, placing eight amongst 15 total teams. Day one: The Wildcats got out to a fair start Monday...

The Chico State men's golf team celebrates after taking first place at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational
Photo Credit: Kelley Sullivan

Chico State men’s golf dominate in Turlock

Matthew Ferreira // April 3, 2019

The Chico State men’s golf team did an outstanding job at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational in Turlock Monday and Tuesday. The Wildcats scored 19 shots under par collectively and their efforts secured...

Anita Barker is one of nine women ever selected for the Division II West Region Athletic Director of the Year Award. She has worked for Chico State for 17 years alongside her husband, Scott Barker, the head athletic trainer. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Anita Barker takes a victory lap

Noah Andrews // March 25, 2019

The job of an athletic director is often thankless. There's a lot of work behind the scenes that go unnoticed. However, this is not the case for Chico State's Athletic Director, Anita Barker. Due to...

The Wildcat men's golf team celebrates their second place finish at the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout in Alameda Tuesday. Photo credit: Josh McCollum

Men’s golf excels in Alameda

Matthew Ferreira // March 21, 2019

The Chico State men’s golf team had a great outing Monday and Tuesday at the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout in Alameda. The teams all played three rounds at the Corica Park South Course.The Wildcats...

Josh McCollum swings at the Western Washington Invitational. Image courtesy of Chico State Athletics

Wildcats slip up in SoCal Invitational

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava // March 7, 2019

The Men’s golf team took on the SoCal Invitational hosted by the University of California, San Diego on Tuesday. Through harsh weather conditions and a rigorous course, Chico State powered through...

Natalie Kinney finished with a score of 172 Tuesday at the Tim Tierney Shootout. Photo credit: Chico State Sports Information

Wildcats play through rain, earn share of 13th place at Tim Tierney Shootout

Matthew Ferreira // March 6, 2019

The Chico State women’s golf team competed in the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout in Alameda on Monday and Tuesday. The team fought through the rain and wind to earn a share of 13th place with Point...

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