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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...

Women’s volleyball team loses to rival Sonoma State

benjamin marquez

October 6, 2013


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The Chico State women's volleyball team lost in three games Saturday to No. 13 ranked Sonoma State (18-25, 17-25, 21-25). In the first game, the Wildcats came out flat and lost the game 18-25. Through the second, the 'Cats had an early lead 7-6, but it vanished quickly as the Seawolves went on a 13-6...

Athletes mull careers after college

Sergio Sanchez

October 6, 2013


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The dream of growing up and being a professional athlete like LeBron James or Peyton Manning will not come true for more than 98 percent of college athletes. At Chico State, many students are contemplating post-college careers that have nothing to do with sports, while others have their eyes on going...

Women’s volleyball team sweeps San Francisco State

benjamin marquez

October 4, 2013


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After two tough losses last week, the Chico State women's volleyball team swept San Francisco State Friday in three games (25-16, 25-15, 25-18). In the first game, the Wildcats started off slow and were down 8-2 but rallied back to win the game 25-16. To start the second, the 'Cats reversed their slow ...

Men’s soccer team breaks Bernardino, record

Greg Silvia

October 4, 2013


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The Chico State men’s soccer team defeated Cal State San Bernardino 3-0 Friday night putting Sam Evans' stamp in Chico's record books.Friday night marked Evans' 30th win in the net, a tie for the lead in goalkeeper victories.The Wildcats got the on the board in the ninth minute with a goal by s...

‘Cats force OT, fall to Cal State San Bernardino

Taylor Maddox

October 4, 2013


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The Chico State women’s team kicked off an exciting night of action, but came up short against California Collegiate Athletic Association South Division leaderCal State San Bernardino. The loss comes on the heels of last weekend’s road trip, which saw the ’Cats end a two-game losing slide with a victory over Cal State D...

Keep calm and WREC on

Nicholas Woodard

October 3, 2013


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The Wildcat Recreation Center is a wonderful place. The employees there are very nice and helpful, at least in my experiences. And most of the people that go there to work out are respectful of those around them.However, there are a certain number of people who I do have an issue with and a very lar...

Men’s golf team snatches second place

Men’s golf team snatches second place

Jordyn Provence

October 2, 2013


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Chico State men’s golf team proved that they could come out in the top, no matter the weather conditions after finishing second-place on Tuesday with 6-over par 294 at the Golfweek Division II Fall Invitational at the Crosswater Club in Sunriver, Ore. Justin Wiles, a sophomore transfer f...

Healthy diet crucial for athletic success

Healthy diet crucial for athletic success

Jordyn Provence

October 1, 2013


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The decisions an athlete makes in the kitchen are just as important as the actions they take on the field. Without a healthy diet, Chico State’s athletes can’t perform at their highest levels. Cody Levar, a junior health administration major, leads a very healthy lifestyle to bolster his ...

Ultimate spirit

Ultimate spirit

Sergio Sanchez

October 1, 2013


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A group of women at Chico State who play a sport that combines the cardiovascular exertion of soccer, the technique of football and the communication skills of basketball. The sport? Ultimate Frisbee. The players on the Chico State women’s ultimate Frisbee team take this sport very seriously. Their...

Bonding transforms teams into family

Bonding transforms teams into family

Ben Marquez

October 1, 2013


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Team synergy is a big part of a successful season for most teams and welcoming new teammates and team leadership is very important to the cohesiveness of the squad. There are always groups of players from any given team bonding with one another on campus, but what do these athletes do off the court a...

Redshirting brings many benefits

Redshirting brings many benefits

Greg Silvia

October 1, 2013


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No athlete wants to sit out a year of competition during their collegiate career, but it’s the nature of college athletics. It's know as redshirting, the delay of an athlete’s participation in order to lengthen his or her period of eligibility.The NCAA allows student-athlete’s five academic...

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