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Wildcats finish strong for senior day

Wildcats finish strong for senior day

Justin Couchot

October 25, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The seniors lead by example for the Wildcats this weekend, finishing strong on senior day for both men's and women's soccer.After confirming their playoff appearance in a shutout Friday, the Chico State men's soccer team finished Sunday just as strong as they hoped. On the women's side of the ball, the...

Leader of the Pack

Leader of the Pack

Terren Pouncy

October 23, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

Kyle Medina is not your average college student. While the average college student enjoys weekends filled with alcohol and bad decisions, Medina actively enjoys recovering for his upcoming runs, researching different aspects of improving his athletic performance and watching Dragon Ball Z videos. Medin...

Wildcat of the week

Patrick Pace and Sean Martens

October 22, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

Bekah Boyle is a sophomore outside hitter for the Chico State volleyball team. Only appearing in ten matches as a freshman, her role has expanded greatly within the team in her second season. Boyle has appeared in every game this year and currently leads the team in kills with 213. When did you s...

Wildcats overcome the Otters

Wildcats overcome the Otters

Patrick Pace

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Volleyball

The Chico State volleyball team upset the Cal State Monterey Otters in a thriller of a game on Saturday. After losing the first two sets of the competition, head coach Cody Hein decided to do something different with his line-up, starting junior defensive specialist Letysha Cephas and freshman opposite...

Wildcats offense carries team in weekend nail biters

Wildcats offense carries team in weekend nail biters

Justin Couchot

October 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team had a change of pace this weekend in their style of play letting the offense take the reigns opposed to the defense. In the previous six games leading up to Saturday's matchup against Cal Poly Pomona, the Wildcats had allowed just two goals. This weekend in the two...

Chico State Frisbee team continues to develop

Chico State Frisbee team continues to develop

Marco Day

October 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Chico State ultimate frisbee team is growing in popularity and membership. Ultimate frisbee has been around campus since 1968, and the men's team was established in 1996 by a previous Chico State professor.Participation in ultimate frisbee rose in the 2000's, resulting in the establishment of the Ch...

Wildcats plan to tap into their potential

Wildcats plan to tap into their potential

Terren Pouncy

October 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Wildcats finished last season with a record of 26-8 while reaching the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Championship Tournament Elite Eight, and appearing in both the CCAA (California Collegiate Athletic Association) and NCAA Championship Tournament. “Given our success the last...

MLB World Series: How could each team come out on top?

MLB World Series: How could each team come out on top?

Justin Couchot

October 5, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

As the regular season for professional baseball comes to a conclusion, playoff baseball has just begun. Let's take a look at how teams may fare in this postseason: AL Wildcard: New York Yankees The 2017 Yankees remind me of the 2014-2015 Kansas City Royals. A young team with some young power but a very strong bullpe...

Wildcat of the week

Wildcat of the week

Patrick Pace

October 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Kim Wright is a sophomore middle hitter for the Chico State volleyball team. A first team All-CCAA selection last year, Wright is now one of the leaders of a team that won the north division of their league this year and hopes to do even better this season. When did you start playing volleybal...

Political protests continue to take shape

Political protests continue to take shape

Justin Couchot

October 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Athletes across professional sports are taking their views on equality to the playing field in an attempt to make a statement. While players across football have been showing their views and displeasure for almost a year now, other players in other sports are catching on. On Aug. 26, 2016, during...

Chico State women’s soccer team is fired up

Chico State women’s soccer team is fired up

Rebecca Norton

October 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

Domination of the field is currently on the minds of the Chico State women’s soccer team, who are going to be playing against Humboldt and Sonoma State this weekend.With a two streak win and currently remaining undefeated on home soil, the Wildcat’s have a momentum that will work in their ...

Week 4: Fantasy Football update

Week  4: Fantasy Football update

Noah Enns

October 1, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

The National Football League has begun its play this season. For a lot of people, this means fantasy football is also going on. There have been fantasy superstars and fantasy disappointments within these first four weeks.Starting with fantasy superstars, Kansas City Chiefs running back, Kareem Hunt is ...

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