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Chico State men and women’s cross-country continues streak of CCAA titles

Chico State men and women’s cross-country continues streak of CCAA titles

Ricardo Tovar

November 4, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Sports

In what has become a yearly tradition over the last two decades, the Chico State men and women's cross-country teams won the California Collegiate Athletic Association championships on Saturday in San Bernardino. The men for the 17th time in row and the women for the 11th time in a row. Just as impressive, ...

Wildcat of the Week – Karlie Garcia

Wildcat of the Week – Karlie Garcia

Connor Mcpherson and Caitlyn Young

October 24, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Sports, Wildcat of the Week

Cross-country star Karlie Garcia has had a huge impact on the team and her efforts have earned her an All-American First team honor last season. She has made her mark in the record books as well, as she recently set a course record and finishing almost a minute faster than her closest opponent. This al...

Wildcats cross-country takes first in Triton Classic

Wildcats cross-country takes first in Triton Classic

Ricardo Tovar

October 21, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Chico State came into San Diego on Saturday and did what they have done all year, win. The Triton Classic was no match for the men and women of Chico State who both placed first in their respective events. This is the fourth time in four events the men have placed first and the first time in four ev...

Cross-country tramples competition at Bronco Invitational

Cross-country tramples competition at Bronco Invitational

Ricardo Tovar

October 13, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Chico State came into the Bronco Invitational at Baylands Park in Sunnyvale having placed first in men's 8k and fifth in women's 6k at the Capital Cross Challenge. Nothing changed this time around as that's exactly how both teams placed this time around. "The Bronco Invitational gets out so fast, so t...

Life, one step at a time

Life, one step at a time

Ricardo Tovar

October 10, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Athletes are often glamorized as larger than life, individuals that can perform at the height of human ability and even pushing beyond what audiences expect. With all the awards, stats and amazing performances, it is often forgotten that athletes are humans just like everyone else. They're people with...

Wildcat of the Week- Jason Intravaia

Wildcat of the Week- Jason Intravaia

Ricardo Tovar

October 8, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Sports, Wildcat of the Week

Senior cross-country runner and kinesiology major, Jason Intravaia has battled the injury bug his entire collegiate career. Intravaia made a triumphant return to cross-country at the Capital Cross Challenge Saturday, Sep. 29, placing second for the Chico men's team in the 8k. Overall, he finished eighth ou...

Chico State men place 1st and women place 5th in cross-country season opener

Chico State men place 1st and women place 5th in cross-country season opener

Ricardo Tovar

September 29, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Chico State men's and women's cross-country kicked off its season opener this morning at the Capital Cross Challenge in Sacramento. Both teams are coming off of California Collegiate Athletic Association titles, 16 in a row for the men and ten in a row for the women.The men's team won, placing first as ...

What’s to Come for Chico State Cross Country

What’s to Come for Chico State Cross Country

Ricardo Tovar

September 12, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Often times when one thinks of dominate collegiate programs they think of Alabama Football, University of Connecticut's Women’s Basketball and Duke's Men’s Basketball. Few in Chico are aware of their own collegiate powerhouse, that powerhouse being Chico State Cross-Country.Now in his 23...

Looking Ahead to Fall Athletics

Looking Ahead to Fall Athletics

Andrew Baumgartner

August 29, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

The fall semester has begun at Chico State and with that so do fall athletics.This semester there will be plenty of teams to take an interest in; the always exciting basketball teams and the championship winning cross country teams.Men's SoccerThe men finished their last season with a 10-6-2 record, b...

Spring brings success for Chico State athletics

Spring brings success for Chico State athletics

Andrew Baumgartner

May 15, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Mobile Headlines, Sports, Track and field

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 record of 31-22. The Wildcats played their best at home with an 18-10 record at Nettleton Stadium w...

Gary Towne and Chico State run the CCAA

Gary Towne and Chico State run the CCAA

Justin Couchot

November 15, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Coach Gary Towne has finished his 22nd season as head coach of the Chico State men's and women's cross country teams. Towne coaches the distance runners year round, as he also coaches the distance runners for the track team. Towne has turned the cross country program around since taking over in 1996,...

Leader of the Pack

Leader of the Pack

Terren Pouncy

October 23, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

Kyle Medina is not your average college student. While the average college student enjoys weekends filled with alcohol and bad decisions, Medina actively enjoys recovering for his upcoming runs, researching different aspects of improving his athletic performance and watching Dragon Ball Z videos. Medin...

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