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Cross Country dominates the NCAA

Cross Country dominates the NCAA

Danielle Pubill

October 23, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Chico State men's and women's cross country teams continued the tradition of placing first at the CCAA Championships.Men's Cross Country:The men's team easily outpaced the competition to snag its 15th consecutive CCAA crown, with a final team score of 20 to prove they deserve the title of number one...

Cross Country succeeds in San Diego

Cross Country succeeds in San Diego

Cydney Nance

October 9, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Chico State cross country team had a dominant performance Oct. 8 at the Triton Invitational with both men's and women's finishing in the top three.Men's cross countryThe men's team had five of the top 10 runners cross the finish line, and had a commanding first place win. Junior Connor Fisher fini...

Full Disclosure: Cross Country

Full Disclosure: Cross Country

Kenta Mcafee

October 6, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Full Disclosure, Sports

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 in the West once again. Men's cross country The men's cross country team made history last ye...

Cross Country keeps steady pace

Cross Country keeps steady pace

Gabriel Moreno

October 2, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Chico State men's and women's cross country team competed at the Capital Cross Challenge at the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex on Oct. 1 and had strong performances in the invitational.Men's Cross CountryThe men's team showed a dominant performance during the competition and finished with 29 points. The ...

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Gabriel Moreno

September 19, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Sept. 16 marks the first day of the California Collegiate Athletic Association series for most of the teams at Chico State. Athletes are able to get their feet wet during the preseason games and through their insight, they can determine if they feel prepared for CCAA contention.Men's Soccer teamThe men...

Wildcats kick off season with a win

Wildcats kick off season with a win

Kenta Mcafee

September 14, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Chico State men's and women's cross country opened their season's with a first place finish at the Humboldt State Invitational on Sept. 10.The men's team had a commanding lead over their competition, finishing with a point total of 17, compared to second place Cal State Monterey Bay who finished with 119....

Superstitions across sports

Superstitions across sports

Gabriel Moreno

September 8, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Sports

Superstition is common among the athletes at Chico State. Senior shooting guard Corey Silverstrom, has several different superstitions to enhance his game."I personally have my own superstitions, I like to show up early to each game to try to get in the zone. I also have a certain playlist to listen...

Cross Country kicks off in Tahoe

Cross Country kicks off in Tahoe

Gabriel Moreno

August 20, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country runners are hitting the trail as the new season beginsWith a sixth place finish for the men and fourth place finish for the women at the NCAA Championship last year, the cross country teams have already begun to hit the trail in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.The teams have begun their training as a gr...

Headlines to look for in 2016 fall sports

Headlines to look for in 2016 fall sports

Kenta Mcafee

May 18, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Golf, Showcase, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

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 around. Freshmen fill the gaps After the 2015 season the Chico State women’s soccer team e...

Former McFarland runner carries high school legacy

Former McFarland runner carries high school legacy

Esther Briggs

March 15, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Track and field

For first-year cross-country and track runner Veronica Garcia, the movie "McFarland, USA” (2015) is more than an inspirational sports dramatization. The story of a 1987 cross-country team put together by its coach, Jim White, happened right in her high school. Garcia began running in kindergarten,...

Chico State cross-country teams finish strong

Chico State cross-country teams finish strong

December 14, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Wildcats rejoined the nation's elite, finishing the 2015 season off with the men's team placing sixth and the women’s taking fourth at the NCAA Championships on Nov. 21. The men’s team finished eight places better than last year while the women jumped nine places better than last year's pe...

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

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

Jason Spies

November 12, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

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 mens cross country team placed second overall as a team Saturday, Nov. 7 at the NCAA W...

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