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Volleyball splits games at tournament

Volleyball splits games at tournament

Ben Marquez
September 15
Filed under Sports

In the final day of the Seawolf Spike Tournament on Saturday, the Chico State women’s volleyball team finished 1-1, beating Dominican University of California 3-1 and losing to Hawaii Pacific 0-3. Junior outside hitter Ellie Larronde continued her great success this tournament, adding 21 kills and 19 digs in the first game. The Wildcats t...

Chico State shuts out Cal State East Bay

Nicholas Woodard
September 13
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women’s soccer team won 3-0 at Cal State East Bay on Friday. Scotie Walker had a big game, picking up two assists and scoring a goal. Megan Tabler scored on an assist from Walker 29 minutes into the first period, busting the game open. Carly Singer added to the lead on ano...

Men's golf finishes middle of field in Division I tournament

Men's golf finishes middle of field in Division I tournament

Jordyn Provence
September 11
Filed under Sports

The Chico State men's golf team ended its first tournament in sixth place Tuesday after the final round of the Itani Quality Homes Collegiate, hosted by Washington State. The Wildcat's, who are ranked No. 13 in the inaugural NCAA Division II coaches poll, held their own as they came in with a...

Profile | Chico State Rowing Club

September 11
Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Video

For more information you can go to their Facebook page or contact by email: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chico-State-Row-Club/200851593274835?fref=ts [email protected] Videographer | Jeffrey Barron Editor | Jeffrey Barron  ...

Cross-country athletes share the ins and outs of hardcore training lifestyle

Thembiso Mawema
September 11
Filed under Sports

It takes a lot more than nice, long legs to become a great runner. Lots of time and dedication from runners and their coaches are just part of what it takes to make an outstanding cross-country athlete. It’s safe to say Chico State’s cross-country athletes have put in the work to make their t...

Chico State Rowing Club glides toward success

Chico State Rowing Club glides toward success

Jordyn Provence
September 10
Filed under Sports

Dedication. It’s a word that most accurately describes being part of the Chico State Rowing Club. Members say the club, which started in 2011, is in the third year of a journey to become something great for Chico State. The club is made up of two teams, which are broken down into two levels ...

@ChicoState uses power of #socialmedia to connect fans, school sports

TaylorMaddox
September 10
Filed under Sports

The Chico State athletics department hopes you’ll accept its friend request this season. Please adjust your Twitter feeds accordingly. Starting this fall, Chico State students can expect to see a lot more of Wildcat sports news while navigating their favorite social media platforms. It’s all...

Behind the scenes: From athlete to assistant

Nicholas Woodard
September 10
Filed under Sports

Behind every well-oiled sports team, there’s a hard-working coach making all the right moves. And behind that coach, an assistant coach working just as hard. “It’s a lot to handle,” said Zach Bradford, the assistant men’s soccer coach at Chico State. “It’s my first fall semester as the head assistant coa...

Men's golf in middle of the pack going into final round

Men's golf in middle of the pack going into final round

Jordyn Provence
September 10
Filed under Sports

Kicking off the year, the Chico State men's golf are in sixth place at the Itani Quality Homes Collegiate, hosted by Washington State University. After two rounds of three, the Wildcats are still hanging with the 12-team field, which consists of a majority of Division I schools. Ali...

Wildcats head to Hawaii, hope for encouraging start to regular season

Wildcats head to Hawaii, hope for encouraging start to regular season

Megan Asel
September 7
Filed under Sports

After practicing intensely for a few weeks, the Chico State women’s volleyball team is prepped for the start of the regular season. The 2013 season starts off Thursday with a trip to the Hawaii Invitational in Honolulu. The Wildcats have been preparing for a great season and started practicing a week before school. Their ...

Freshman runner has sights set on competition

Freshman runner has sights set on competition

Ariel Hernandez
September 7
Filed under Sports

Running an average of 70 miles per week isn’t for the faint of heart, and the opportunity to join Chico State’s championship-winning cross-country and track teams isn’t for couch potatoes. Luckily, 19-year-old freshman Kyle Medina is neither. He’s ready to run his first year for both of ...

Experienced men’s golf team sets lofty goals

Experienced men’s golf team sets lofty goals

Jordyn Provence
September 7
Filed under Sports

After ending the 2012-13 season two shots away from reaching nationals, the Chico State men’s golf team is looking nowhere but up. The roster last year consisted of 13 players, nine of whom were freshmen. For most, the year provided growth, learning and an opportunity to gain experience play...

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