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Women’s volleyball team sweeps Cal State Dominguez Hills

Sergio Sanchez

October 13, 2013


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The Chico State women’s volleyball team ended the weekend with a sweep over the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros Saturday with a score of 25-11, 25-17 and 25-18. The opening game was back and forth, with neither team able to run away with it. The score was tied 6-6 when the ’Cats found thei...

Men’s soccer team wins in shutout

Greg Silvia

October 13, 2013


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The Chico State men’s soccer team got its weekend road trip started off on a positive note with at 2-0 victory against Cal Poly Pomona Friday night.Senior midfielder Tyson Crim got the scoring started for the 'Cats in the 69th minute with an assist from Octavio Guzman.The Wildcats added an ins...

Women’s volleyball team loses close match

benjamin marquez

October 13, 2013


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The Chico State women's volleyball team faced Cal State L.A. Friday and lost in five games (25-16, 21-25, 25-22, 21-25, 12-15). In the first game, the Wildcats were firing on all cylinders and drew first blood 25-16. Through the second game, both teams traded points but the Golden Eagles prevailed 2...

’Cats tie Cal Poly Pomona in double overtime

Taylor Maddox

October 13, 2013


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After a stretch of disappointing losses, the Chico State women’s soccer team carved out a 1-1 tie against Cal Poly Pomona Friday.The draw marks the first of two road games for the Wildcats this weekend, with a much-anticipated rematch against UC San Diego slated for Sunday morning.Off an assist from...

Be active and enjoy Chico

Jordyn Provence

October 13, 2013


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Chico is a beautiful place and we are privileged to live here as students, even if it's just for a short period of time. We get to enjoy the wonderful weather year-round and the gorgeous natural surroundings that make Chico the ideal place for activities such as hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing and go...

Supporting athletics

Nicholas Woodard

October 11, 2013


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In today's day and age, college students simply don’t have the time to go and support their fellow classmates in athletic events. But all that could begin to change with a string of shirtless supporters, who are doing an amazing job at Chico State games. I wonder how many times a so...

‘Cats take the road as warriors

Ben Marquez

October 8, 2013


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Because they play elite Division II teams on the road throughout the year, Chico State’s athletes never want to be viewed as roadkill. They want to be road warriors. Playing difficult teams on the road is tough, but shutting up the home crowd with a solid victory builds camaraderie like nothing...

Chants pump up the bleachers

Chants pump up the bleachers

Nicholas Woodard

October 8, 2013


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“OOOOOOOO!” “KILL ’EM!” These chants can be heard ringing throughout the University Soccer Stadium this fall during women’s soccer games. The source of this heckling? A band of shirtless student supporters. Two Esken Hall resident advisers have rallied their residents to supp...

Women’s golf team starts season on record-breaking note

Women’s golf team starts season on record-breaking note

Jordyn Provence

October 7, 2013


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Excitement is running high for the Wildcat women’s golf team after it broke records and won its season opener Sept. 24 in Avondale, Ariz. The team participated in the Western New Mexico Fall Intercollegiate at the Coldwater Golf Club and crushed its records by shooting a 4-over par 292,  th...

Bouncing back after tough losses

Taylor Maddox

October 7, 2013


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For every high point in an athlete’s career, there is always a crushing low. Quite often, the memory of letting a game slip away can be just as significant as the home runs and buzzer-beaters of years past. Regardless of the sport, disappointment after a tough loss can linger long after the fin...

Chico State drops game late

Nicholas Woodard

October 6, 2013


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The Chico State women’s soccer team lost to San Francisco State 1-0 Sunday in San Francisco. The Wildcats had four shots on goal but failed to score. The game remained tied until the Gators’ Lauren Hayano scored in the 83rd minute on an assist from Kelsey Wetzstein to take the lead. The Wildcats...

Evans breaks record in soccer win

Greg Silvia

October 6, 2013


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The Chico State men’s soccer team won its third game in a row Sunday, with a 1-0 performance against San Francisco State. The ’Cats got their only goal in the 73rd minute on a free kick by midfielder Octavio Guzman, from 20 yards out. “It was a tough game because of the field but we managed...

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