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Nick on the Green

Nick on the Green

Kenta Mcafee

September 20, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

After the departure of men's head golf coach TL Brown, the Chico State athletic program searched nationwide for a coach to replace him. The search ended across the hall from Brown, at the office of Nick Green, the head coach of women's golf. Green took over the women's golf program in 2014 and served...

Cat’s claim second on first day of tournament

Cat’s claim second on first day of tournament

Kenta Mcafee

September 20, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team began their first day of play in the Western New Mexico Fall Intercollegiate on Sept. 19 and shot 11-over par 299 to tie for second place.The two-day tournament consisted of 20 teams and was set in nearly 100-degree temperatures. The 'Cats remain two strokes behind th...

Women’s golf team claims third

Women’s golf team claims third

Kenta Mcafee

September 16, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team opened up their season on Sept. 12 at the Art of Golf Classic in San Francisco and claimed third on the first day of the competition.The team was lead by senior Bianca Armanini and sophomore Emily Rotter, who both tied for 11th with a 9-over par 81. Armanini capitaliz...

Women’s golf clinches third

Women’s golf clinches third

Kenta Mcafee

September 14, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The women's golf team continued their performance at the Art of Golf Classic on Sept. 13, and shot a team total of 67-over par 643.Senior Abbey McGrew led the team to their third place win after placing 11th on the first day of the tournament, McGrew shot three birdies, and rose to third place by tying ...

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...

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...

Senior golfers thank teammates, coach

Senior golfers thank teammates, coach

Danielle Pubill

May 17, 2016


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

As graduation quickly approaches, senior golfers Dani O'Keefe and Bianca Armanini's collegiate golfing careers come to a close. Both O'Keefe and Armanini have learned much about themselves as athletes and as people in general. "I've gotten more patient with myself," Armanini said. Being from...

Wildcat moves from the ice to the green

Wildcat moves from the ice to the green

Jason Spies

May 10, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

At the age of 13, senior Alistair Docherty moved from Canada to the United States, and the only sport he’d ever played was hockey. Two concussions and two very worried parents later, Docherty was in need of another sport and along came golf. “My dad was the one who really got me into golf, and th...

Men’s golf team wins NCAA Regional Championship

Men’s golf team wins NCAA Regional Championship

Jason Spies

May 6, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

Led by first-year Matt Hutchins, who had the best day of golf in his collegiate career, Chico State was able to climb out of second place and win with a six-stroke lead and a team score of 852. After the first day of the three-day long NCAA West/South Central Regional Championships, the Wildcats found ...

Men’s golf team collapses in CCAA Championship

Men’s golf team collapses in CCAA Championship

Jason Spies

April 25, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

It’s been over a month since the Chico State men’s golf team has placed lower than first in a tournament, but on Wednesday, April 20, they were brought down to earth as they fell to Sonoma State in a 3-2 decision at the Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa. Despite destroying the competition on Monday...

Like father, like daughter

Like father, like daughter

Danielle Pubill

April 10, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

Senior golfer Dani O'Keefe is wrapping up her golfing career at Chico State and has had some great moments throughout her time golfing for the 'Cats. With a teaching professional as a father and her family owning a golf course in her home town of Santa Maria, California, O'Keefe has had golf in her...

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