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Thompson sets women’s volleyball to new heights

Torey Thompson is on pace to break the record for most assists. The record is currently held by her coach, Sable Villaescusa. Photo credit: John Domogma
October 10, 2015

There is a general consensus among sports fans that within sports teams, some positions are more valuable than others— especially on the offensive side.However, often times overlooked among the list...

Men’s golf team takes second places

(From left) Chico State golfers Alistair Docherty, Lee Gearhart and Justin Wiles. They have placed first and second in their first two tournaments of the year. Photo credit: Christine Zuniga
October 2, 2015

The Wildcats came up one shot short of winning their second tournament in a row, and it happened in dramatic style with a huge comeback midway through the final and second day of the tournament. The Wildcats...

Reyes leads men’s cross-country to victory

Men's cross-country runner, Will Reyes, is expected to be the top Wildcat runner in his first season, after redshirting last year. Photo courtesy of Gary Towne.
September 29, 2015

The saying goes, "Where there's a will, there's a way." Chico State men's cross-country runner, Will Reyes, has more than enough will and knows the way for success. At the Ash Creek Invitational...

Gearhart gears up for success

Lee Gearhart, senior men's golfer, looks to lead his team this season and add CCAA Championship to his list of accomplishments. Photo credit: Sam Barker
September 28, 2015

As only the fifth Wildcat to win at least three All-CCAA accolades, including CCAA Player of the Year two years running, Lee Gearhart is one of the premier golfers in the U.S. circuit. Gearhart, now a...

Seawolves smother Wildcats in sweep

Shannon Boling, senior, earns another kill in her 2015 Wildcat season. Photo credit: John Domogma
September 27, 2015

The first Friday home match for women’s volleyball fans ended in a disappointing fashion as the Wildcats couldn’t keep up with reigning California Collegiate Athletic Association and NCAA West...

Men’s golf team starts season with a roar

Lee Gearhart, former CCAA Player of the Year, placed 14th for Chico State at the NCAA DII National Preview. Photo credit: Kenta Mcafee
September 27, 2015

The Wildcats came into their first tournament of the year at the NCAA DII National Preview in Denver, Colorado looking to make a big statement in the 2015 season. Chico State held an 8-shot lead after...

Women’s soccer coach scores 200th win

Shelby Lanksbury was the hero of the game, scoring the only goal and giving head coach Kim Sutton her 200th NCAA victory. Photo credit: Allisun Coote
September 24, 2015

The Chico State women’s soccer team won its third consecutive game at home on Saturday, Sept. 19, defeating Dominican University of California 1-0. The win gave head coach Kim Sutton her 200th NCAA...

Women’s volleyball team beats Gators in thrilling fashion

The Chico State Wildcats beat the San Francisco Gators in five sets on Sept. 22.. Photo credit: John Domogma
September 24, 2015

It was a Tuesday night thriller for the Chico State women's volleyball team as it racked up its 11th win of the season, and third in conference play, with a 3-2 set win over the San Francisco State Gators....

Women’s soccer team beats California Baptist University 4-0

The Chico State Wildcats beat the California Baptist University Lancers 4-0 on Sept. 17. Photo credit: Allisun Coote
September 24, 2015

The Chico State women’s soccer team won its second consecutive game of the season after defeating California Baptist University 4-0 at home on Thursday, Sept. 17. With the win, the...

Chico beats Holy Names 2-1 in men’s soccer home opener

Omar Nuno was the Wildcat hero of the game, scoring both goals in Chico State's 2-1 victory over Holy Names University. Photo credit: John Domogma
September 22, 2015

The Chico State men’s soccer team defeated Holy Names University in its home opener, 2-1. Both goals came from junior forward, Omar Nuno. The Wildcats had a slow start in the first half. The first...

Hein hits milestone, squad begins conference play

Women's volleyball head coach, Cody Hein, talks to his athletes during Tuesday's game against Cal State University East Bay. Photo credit: John Domogma
September 20, 2015

Cody Hein might say that he and the Chico State women’s volleyball team have their sights set on a postseason appearance, and while that may be true, its hard to deny that the Wildcats' sizzling...

Chico State men’s soccer wins 2-1 in overtime over Dominican University

September 18, 2015

The Chico State Wildcats won their first game of the season against Dominican University last Saturday. After the game went into overtime, Carter Johnson, sophomore midfielder, scored the winning goal....

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