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Wildcat returns to the field

Wildcat returns to the field

Justin Couchot // September 13, 2017

As the Chico State men's soccer team starts their season, there may not be a player more excited to lace up and get back on the field than senior forward Dylan Wakefield. After suffering a blown AC...

Full Disclosure: ’Cats reverse bad luck

Gabriel Moreno // November 14, 2016

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...

Senior golfer Bianca Armanini tees off during a Wildcat Practice. Orion stock image.

Rain doesn’t flood ’Cats performance

Lexi Hoedt // November 11, 2016

Grueling practices in the rain and fierce wind that deter shots plague the Chico State athletes in the fall and winter. Although there weren't any games that were rained out this season at Chico State,...

‘We Don’t Say’ campaign gains national attention

Makayla Hopkins // November 8, 2016

Although multiple signs across Chico State say “We are one university,” the attempt to raise awareness about crude words that athletes and students use has signaled a major divide. Chico State...

New era emerging across sports

Gabriel Moreno // November 8, 2016

Legends come and go in basketball, but the remembrance of their talent on the court is what keeps them relevant. Last year, the Chico State men’s basketball team lost three seniors, including men’s...

Senior forward Omar Nuno battles for the ball against a Sonoma State player. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

’Cats seize top-three ranking

Cydney Nance // November 2, 2016

While a 0-3-1 start to its conference may have plagued the Chico State men's soccer team, its meteoric rise to second has proven its resilience.The team had plenty of scoring power with senior forwards...

Rajaee DeLane rushes for the ball after being stripped by a defender Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Early scoring lifts men’s soccer to a win

Makayla Hopkins // October 10, 2016

The Chico State men's soccer team found success early in their game Oct. 9 against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros through a reliable offense and solid defense.Chico State scored within the first minute...

Members of the Chico State community gather in front of Kendall Hall during a silent protest. Photo credit: Royal T Lee-Castine

Athletes support Black Lives Matter

Cydney Nance // October 7, 2016

  Jalen McFerren said he would like to continue being an example of unity on campus and bring awareness to injustices and attention to the Black Lives Matter movement. McFerren is a junior...

Dylan Wakefield takes it easy at practice and ices his shoulder while giving his teammates pointers as they prepare for crucial games this weekend. Photo credit: Makayla Hopkins

College injuries lead to lifelong problems

Makayla Hopkins // October 3, 2016

It’s not uncommon for college athletes to get injured during games and even practices. Athletes might feel that they’re letting down their coach or team and face internal pressures of having...

Senior forward Rajaee DeLane juggles the ball away from a defender during a 'Cats home game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Last minute goal beats the Broncos

Gabriel Moreno // October 2, 2016

The Chico State men's soccer team battled against the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos on Oct. 2 on the 'Cats home field and won 1-0. The win extends the Wildcats overall season record to 3-4-3, and their conference...

Chico State makes a save during the 'Cats home game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Men’s soccer team picks up first conference win

Kenta Mcafee // October 1, 2016

The Chico State men's soccer team took on the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes on Sept. 30 on the 'Cats home field and won 2-0. The win extends the 'Cats overall record to 2-4-3 and their conference record...

Junior midfielder Frankie Palmer struggles to keep the ball away from a defender during a 'Cats home game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Men’s soccer team continues search for win

Kenta Mcafee // September 26, 2016

The Chico State men's soccer team faced UC San Diego on the Tritons home field on Sept. 25 and lost 0-2.The loss brings Chico's record to 1-4-3, and their conference record to 0-2-2. Chico State remains...

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