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Valentine’s Day? More like Champions League Day

Carlos Islas

February 15

Filed under Soccer, Sports

If you didn't have a significant other or your friends weren't into the idea of celebrating Valentine’s Day, do not fret there is something that can fill the void in your heart. After two m...

Professionals deserve mercy

Jordan Jarrell

December 13

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Sports

A single bad night can haunt an organization in any sport, and to prevent it, there should be a standard mercy rule. Getting beaten by 13 points in baseball is devastating to athletes, coaches and the team itself and takes the competition out of a game. At a certain point, it becomes clear that ...

Graduation Initiative hits Chico State athletes

Makayla Hopkins

December 8

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Track and field, Volleyball

The success of the California State University 2009 graduation initiative has spurred another movement for increased graduation rates. The 2009 initiative, increased Chico State's six-year graduation rates to 64 percent and cut th...

The big three leave Chico

Jordan Jarrell

December 8

Filed under Soccer, Sports

It took the experience of the Chico State men's soccer team's most veteran players to end the three-year California Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament drought.Behind fowards Rajaee DeLane and Omar Nuno, the Wildcats hit...

The price of coaching

Lexi Hoedt

December 8

Filed under Baseball, Soccer, Softball, Sports

Through grueling practices and long seasons, the only person more dedicated to their team than the players are the coaches.Although coaches might put in the same amount of work, the difference in salaries between men and women...

Referees reign over games

Cydney Nance

December 8

Filed under Basketball, Football, Full Disclosure, Soccer, Sports

Since the 2012 NFL lockout, the officiating staff of sports has continued to expand the black spot on its once pristine record.It's not only football, and it's certainly not limited to the professional league. Even at the colleg...

’Cats wins five consecutive games

Gabriel Moreno

November 23

Filed under Basketball, Soccer, Sports

The Chico State women's basketball team earned its longest winning streak since 2014 Nov. 22 with a win over Fresno Pacific University.The Wildcats dominated the first three-quarters of play, outscoring Fresno 75-46. The almos...

Full Disclosure: ’Cats reverse bad luck

Gabriel Moreno

November 14

Filed under Soccer, Sports

The end of the Chico State men's soccer team's season poorly reflected its effort.After going without a win in their first four games of their conference, the Wildcats turned the season around and won seven of the last eight gam...

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