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Wildcats pick up win and tie in the first weekend of conference play

Wildcats pick up win and tie in the first weekend of conference play

Jackson Elrod, Reporter // September 27, 2022

Chico State Men’s Soccer, (4-2-2) currently and (1-0-1) in conference play, kicked off their first conference game with a 2-1 victory against Sonoma State (3-3-2) on Sept. 23.  Both teams sat...

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Wildcats draw during the filming of Rivals Documentary

Raymundo Sayago and Jackson Elrod // September 23, 2022

Chico State Men’s soccer (3-2-2) played a heated game against Cal Poly Humboldt (1-2-4) on Sept. 17 at University Stadium, which ended in a 0-0 tie after 90 minutes of play.  The game marked...

At the top of the tee box, Taylor Stewart hits her golf shot into the fairway with her driver. Photo captured by Chico State Sports Information.

Chico State Women’s Golf aims toward a successful 2022-23 season

Alejandro Mejia Mejia, Sports Editor // September 22, 2022

Last year was the first full season the Chico State Women’s Golf team had since the COVID-19 pandemic forced a cancellation of the 2020-2021 season. With only three returning players on this year’s...

Bree Rodriguez going in for a kill during the Wildcat victory against Cal State Monterey Bay. Photo by Julia Travers, taken Sept. 16.

Chico State Volleyball team roars in first home game win of the season

Julia Travers, Reporter // September 20, 2022

The Chico State Women’s Volleyball team came in hot this past weekend with two high-energy games, taking the win Friday against Cal State Monterey Bay and losing to San Francisco State during Saturday's...

On Sep. 14, sophomore Brayden Russo is walking up to the tee box and looks to hit the golf ball down the fairway with his driver at the Butte Creek Country Club in Chico.

Teeing off: A look into Chico State Men’s Golf season

Alejandro Mejia Mejia, Sports Editor // September 15, 2022

After coming off of a successful 2021-2022 season, Chico State Men’s Golf prepares for an action-packed season that begins on Sept. 26, where they will play in the Western Washington University Invitational...

Cayden Hotaling getting up for a header

Wildcats bounce back in dominant fashion

Jackson Elrod, Reporter // September 12, 2022

Chico State Men’s Soccer (2-2-1) traveled to San Rafael to give Dominican University (3-1-0) their first loss of the season with a 3-0 victory against the Penguins on Thursday afternoon.  For...

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Breaking down Wildcat intramural sports

Jackson Elrod, Reporter // September 7, 2022

With the 2022 fall semester in full swing, the Wildcat Recreation Center has seen an increase in students looking to get active and involved in intramural sports. With the first season of intramurals...

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Wildcats Men’s soccer defeats Saint Martins for first win of season

Jackson Elrod, Julia Travers, and Raymundo Sayago // September 4, 2022

The Chico State Men’s soccer team (1-1-1) started off their home opener in dominant fashion, with a 6-1 preseason win against Saint Martin’s University (0-2-1) on Sept. 1.  Both teams came...

Track and field runners at  Chico State home meet earlier this season

Board games, life’s questions and running: looking behind and beyond

Mason Tovani, Sports Editor // May 15, 2022

The sun peered through the clouds, but eventually gave way to clear skies. The stage now brighter for the Chico State seniors on the track and field team. Softball and baseball played across the parking...

Bikers congregate at the finish line after completing their races. Photo taken April 24 by Mason Tovani

Wildflower Century brings together Chico’s cycling community

Noah Herbst and Mason Tovani // May 8, 2022

My experience from behind the handlebars — Noah Herbst The chilly, morning breeze tickled at my face, blowing through the holes in my helmet as the occasional truck sped by. I clung to the narrow...

From left to right: Carissa Rodriguez, Lara Condosta, Rebecca Graham, John Brunk, Amy Bell, Elise Barnum, and Samantha Bracket.

Wildcat pole vaulters stand along atop CCAA

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // May 6, 2022

The 2022 Chico State Women’s Track and Field season has earned multiple NCAA Provisional marks, but nothing has been more impressive than the dominance of the team’s pole vault student-athletes. The...

The Wildcats celebrating their seven seniors

Chico State softball pays tribute to fantastic 7 seniors during last home series

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // May 5, 2022

No. 24 Chico State Softball hosted the Sonoma State Seawolves at University Softball Field from April 29-30 in their last series of the regular season, coming away with a draw. The Wildcats also commemorated...

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