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Wildcats win 2-0

Nicholas Woodard

October 20, 2013


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Lindsey Dias and Courtlynn Cerrito scored goals Sunday as the Chico State women’s soccer team beat Humboldt State 2-0 in Chico. The Wildcats got on the board when Dias scored 19 minutes into the first period on a combined assist from Megan Tabler and Danielle Leiva. Cerrito bolstered the lead in ...

Wildcats dominate Humboldt State

Sergio Sanchez

October 20, 2013


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The Chico State men’s soccer team won 2-0 in a dominant performance over the Humboldt State Lumberjacks Sunday. The first half was all ’Cats, as they had a total of 11 shots, compared to only one for the Lumberjacks. It wasn't until the 18th minute of the game when Chico State forward Oct...

Men’s soccer gets bittersweet tie

Greg Silvia

October 20, 2013


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The Chico State men’s soccer team gave up a late goal Friday, forcing a 1-1 tie against Sonoma State. After a scoreless first half, junior midfielder Octavio Guzman got the Wildcats on the board in the 51st minute on a corner kick from Justin Saul. The Wildcats seemed to be coasting to th...

Women’s soccer drops second straight, slump continues

Taylor Maddox

October 20, 2013


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Despite a valiant effort, the Chico State women’s soccer team fell to visiting Sonoma State Friday, 2-0. It was a homecoming of sorts for the Wildcats, who played their first game at University Soccer Stadium in two weeks. First half action saw the Wildcats struggle with the defensive presence...

‘Cats bounce back

benjamin marquez

October 20, 2013


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The Chico State women's volleyball team bounced back and defeated Humboldt State Saturday in four games (25-18, 24-26, 25-20, 25-14). In the first game, the Wildcats set the tone early and took the game 25-18. The Lumberjacks took the second game in extra play, fending off the 'Cats 26-24. The match w...

Seniors, freshman contribute to strong squads

Taylor Maddox

October 20, 2013


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No matter the sport, a healthy team dynamic has always relied upon the collaboration of several moving parts. Each small component, despite its seemingly inconsequential nature, can be a cog in the machine of any successful Chico State team. Often, the savvy leadership associated with veteran players...

Water polo causes waves across campus

Riley Mundia

October 19, 2013


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Water polo is considered one of the toughest and most physically demanding sports requiring fast swimming, great physical strength and high cardiovascular stamina.Chico State is home to two teams that play this exciting, exhilarating sport. The women's and men's teams, gives students who love polo to c...

Quidditch comes to life

Sergio Sanchez

October 19, 2013


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Quidditch is one of the fastest-growing sports today for muggles, or non-magical people, but wizards have been playing it for hundreds of years. Born from the pages of the Harry Potter series of children’s books, schools like UC Berkeley, USC, and Stanford have embraced this sport and play nationwide...

Volleyball team loses tough road game

benjamin marquez

October 18, 2013


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The Chico State women's volleyball team lost to Cal Poly Pomona Thursday in four games (21-25, 18-25, 25-20, 17-25). In the first game, the Wildcats came out slow and the Broncos took the game 25-21. During the second, the 'Cats were down 17-16 until the Broncos went on a 8-2 run to go up two sets 25...

Sportsmanship: It’s for everyone

Nicholas Woodard

October 17, 2013


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Good sportsmanship is an integral part of every sport we play today. Unfortunately, not everyone has it.Athletes across the country struggle at times to show good sportsmanship. Even professionals wear their emotions on their sleeves a bit too much in some cases.Take Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig for i...

Transfer students work to earn their stripes

benjamin marquez

October 17, 2013


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Sometimes, student athletes can bounce around colleges until they find the right balance, which can be a long journey. Chico State is a great Division II school and as athletes commit and transfer from other programs, the Wildcats are very welcoming. Spencer Downey, an animal science major and j...

Feature | Slacklining

October 16, 2013


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Find out what all the fuss about Slacklining is! Videographer | Eric Walker Editor | Eric Walker

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