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Junior Falco DiGiallonardo leads the men's cross country practice as they prepare for their upcoming tournament. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Full Disclosure: Cross Country

Kenta Mcafee // October 6, 2016

Editor's note: Full Disclosure is a weekly analysis of the athletic program at Chico State. The Chico State cross country team has continued to dominate their league this season and rank number one...

Junior Isaiah Dargan boots the ball on the fly in a game last fall. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Headlines to look for in 2016 fall sports

Kenta Mcafee // May 18, 2016

As the semester winds down, soccer, volleyball, golf and cross-country fans are mounting up to watch their favorite Chico State sports in action. Here’s a few headlines to look out for when August rolls...

Junior Sadie Gastelum trains for the upcoming track and field season. Photo credit: The Orion

From cross-country to track and field

January 28, 2016

For two Chico State athletes, competing year round comes with both challenges and excitement. Junior runners McCall Habermehl and Sadie Gastelum had two great cross-country seasons this past fall and...

The Chico State men's and women's cross country teams will be headed to the NCAA Championships. Photo courtesy of Gary Towne.

Chico State women’s cross country team takes first, while men place second at NCAA West Regionals

Jason Spies // November 12, 2015

The Chico State men and women's cross country teams have punched their tickets to the NCAA Championships, after the men came in second and the women came in first at the NCAA West Regionals race. Men's:...

The Chico State men's cross country team took first place for the Wildcats for the 14th year in a row. Photo courtesy of Chico Wildcats.

Cross-country CCAA Championship streaks continue

Kenta Mcafee // October 28, 2015

The Chico State men's and women's cross-country teams managed to continue their winning streaks as both teams finished first at the CCAA Championships on Oct. 25 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. For...

The men's cross-country team, ranked No. 2 in the nation, takes first place at the San Francisco Invitational. Photo courtesy of Gary Towne.

Chico State cross-country dominates at San Francisco Invitational

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // October 15, 2015

The Chico State cross-country teams both came away with wins at the San Francisco State Invitational. The men's team dominated with a score of 23-82, and the women's team secured their win with a score...

Quetta Peinado finished 9th overall in the Women's Open division for Chico State with a time of 21:50.0. Photo courtesy of Gary Towne.

Women’s cross-country takes fourth at Stanford Invitational

Kenta Mcafee // September 28, 2015

The Chico State woman's cross-country team found great success at the Stanford invitational on Sept. 26, finishing in fourth place and recording their third highest finish at Stanford. Finishing ahead...

Chico State's senior Ashely Jones finishes in first place in the 100 meter dash finals Saturday at the Twilight and Distance Carnival held at Chico State. closely behind her is junior Aja Erskine. Photo credit: Malik Payton

‘Cats perform in front of home crowd

Breanna Barnard // April 16, 2015

The Wildcats track and field teams had yet another successful meet with plenty of excellent performances in the Chico Distance Carnival and the Chico Twilight Invitational. The invitationals kicked...

Photo illustration by Sam Rivera 
Sophomore McCall Habermehl, a member of the women’s cross-country and track and field teams, finds time for school and athletics.

Chico State athletes look to score big points, good grades

TaylorMaddox // September 17, 2013

Do you ever find yourself hopelessly adrift in a sea of homework? Buried by due dates and midterms? Imagine how Chico State’s student athletes feel. Every semester, some of Chico State’s...

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