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Improvements needed for concussion protocols

Marc Wilson

March 5, 2017

Filed under Football, Sports

The concussion protocol for collegiate and professional sports is flawed and needs to be improved. Athletes who have suffered any dramatic head injury should not be allowed to return and play that same day. Although professio...

Wildcat ladies lose first round

Marc Wilson

March 4, 2017

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State Women’s basketball team's season ended in heartbreak as the team lost its first-round game of the CCAA post season tournament to Cal State East Bay. Back-to-back buckets by junior Kayla Taylor gave the Wildcats...

’Cats win big in the Bay

Marc Wilson

February 28, 2017

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State Men’s Basketball team heads into the postseason with a new-found momentum.After putting up 78 points in their victory over Cal State East Bay Friday, the Chico State men’s basketball team stayed re...

What makes an athlete great?

Marc Wilson

February 24, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Sports

In the sports community, a phrase we so often hear is “Oh they are destined for greatness.” But how we define and measure the greatness of an athlete?In the sports world, we have some greats: Serena Williams, Mia Hamm,...

The ‘Cats on a losing streak

Marc Wilson

February 14, 2017

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Wildcats has lost three games in a row and its grip on first place in conference, with its last game to the Cougars of Cal State San Marcos. Junior guard, Jalen McFerren started out by scoring 9 of the 'Cats first 11 points...

‘Cats struggle in Coyote territory

Katalina Santamaria

January 23, 2017

Filed under Basketball, Sports

After three straight wins at home, the Chico States women’s basketball team started the new year with a tough loss against Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes. Despite a slow start, the 'Cats were able to come close to the Co...

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