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Lindsey Bryant, a sophomore and exercise physiology major who is a current member of the high jump/javelin track and field team at Chico State.

Lindsey Bryant: a track and field star for the Wildcats

Alex Martin, Reporter // December 1, 2020

Lindsey Bryant is a sophomore at Chico State and is a member of the women’s track and field team. Bryant was born in Paradise and attended Durham High School.  Bryant represents the team as...

Photo by Julian Mendoza

Three runners with three different backgrounds

Alex Martin, Staff Writer // March 11, 2020

Three standout athletes on the track and field team have shown exceptional talent this season. They come from different backgrounds and participate in different events, yet share the same love for Chico...

Chico High's Charlie Giannini (center) and parents Meghan Callahan (left) and Scott Giannini (right) smile during a ceremony Wednesday at Williams Theater in Chico where the senior signed his letter of intent with the Chico State men's cross-country team. (Will Denner -- Enterprise-Record)

Chico State cross country commit finds himself right at home.

Matthew Ferreira // April 22, 2019

Each year, student-athletes from all over the country decide which school they are going to compete for on the collegiate level.For Chico High’s cross country star Charlie Giannini, that was his...

Lyndsey Settle running a sprint at University Stadium, Photo Courtesy of Sports Information

Wildcats get “Last Chance” to compete before tournaments.

Matthew Ferreira // April 22, 2019

The Chico State track and field team got a final opportunity to prepare for the California Collegiate Athletic Association championships when they competed in the Yuba Last Chance Invitational Saturday.They...

#16 Wyatt Baxter is a dual-sport athlete who runs cross-country in the Fall and the men's 5,000 meters and 10,000 meters for track in the spring. 
Image courtesy: Chico sports information

It’s Wyatt Baxter’s time

Noah Andrews // April 17, 2019

Growing up with a sibling that plays the same sport as you has positives and negatives.On the one hand, you always have somebody to practice or play with. On the other hand, they often become your greatest...

Alexandria Tucker has returned to competing while Brennan Wheeler (left) and Derek Morton (right) are still in the recovery process. Photo credit: Brian Luong

How athletes deal with their worst nightmare-injuries

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava // March 13, 2019

As an athlete, the most important thing you can do is to keep your body well-maintained throughout the season. But with sports being as unpredictable as they are, injuries can occur in the blink of an...

Michelle Holt competing in the 100 hurdles at the 2018 Wildcat invite on March 10. Photo credit: Martin Chang

Chico State preview: track & field poised to continue dominating

Noah Andrews // February 22, 2019

Chico State's track and field program has demonstrated an unparalleled level of success throughout the last few years. Last season, the men's team won their third straight California Collegiate Athletic...

Wildcats third baseman Cameron Santos rounds second base in a matchup against Fresno Pacific. Photo credit: Martin Chang

Spring brings success for Chico State athletics

Andrew Baumgartner // May 15, 2018

The 2018 Spring semester is coming to a close at Chico State and it's time to reflect on what happened during the season.BaseballThe Chico State baseball team finished there 2018 season with an overall...

Chico State Track and Field sprinter Michelle Holt. Photo by Kate Angeles.

Wildcat of the Week – Michelle Holt

Andrew Baumgartner // March 28, 2018

Michelle Holt is a sprinter for Chico State's track and field team. Holt is in her sophomore year as a kinesiology major and has had early success as a Wildcat so far this season. She placed first in the...

Chico State track and field thrower Joseph Ilaoa hopes to go pro after college. Photo credit: Carly Maxstone

Wildcat of the Week – Joseph Ilaoa

Andrew Baumgartner // March 14, 2018

Joseph Ilaoa is a thrower for Chico State's track and field team. Ilaoa is in his junior year and continues to excel at the discus, shot put and hammer throws in his time as a Wildcat. Ilaoa's most recent...

Jenavieve Turner is an anchor for the Chico State women's 4x400 track and field team. Photo credit: Andrew Baumgartner

Chico State’s 4×400 track team places first in tournament

Andrew Baumgartner // March 12, 2018

Hard work has been paying off for the Chico State track and field team and last weekend's track meet results showed just that.The Chico State men and women’s 4x400 squad A teams each took first place...

Karndeep Johl takes second place in the men's 100 meter dash. Photo credit: Martin Chang

Wildcat Invitational a success for Chico State Track and Field

Andrew Baumgartner // March 10, 2018

After a few road track meets, the Chico State Track and Field athletes were ready for their first home meet of the year at the Wildcat Invitational held at University Stadium. The Wildcats were successful...

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