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Wildcats win in dramatic fashion

benjamin marquez

September 21, 2013


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The Chico State women's volleyball team went five sets deep Friday, defeating Cal State Monterey Bay three sets to two (25-19, 25-20, 16-25, 20-25, 15-11). A trio of Wildcats led the charge, with 18 kills a piece from junior Ellie Larronde, sophomore Hannah Wilkins and junior Lindsay Quigley. In the first set, both teams played w...

Undefeated no more

Sergio Sanchez

September 21, 2013


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The Chico State men’s soccer team had its home opener spoiled Friday by the visiting UC San Diego Tritons, who handed the 'Cats its first loss of the season in a 1-0 finish. There were plenty of opportunities for both teams to score in the first half. The 'Cats did a good job pushing...

Women’s soccer pull off tie in double OT

Taylor Maddox

September 21, 2013


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The Chico State women’s soccer team had their hands full Thursday in a double overtime thriller at UC San Diego.Chico State came out firing on all cylinders, attempting five shots in the first half alone yet failing to capitalize on the offensive flurry.Both teams went scoreless in the first 45 minut...

Freshmen athletes find new home

Sergio Sanchez

September 21, 2013


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The reputation of being a party school is not one Chico State likes or wants. But that does not keep incoming freshmen athletes from deciding to call Chico their home during their collegiate career. What attracts them to the campus is the beauty of it, having the fourth biggest municipal park ...

Volleyball team wins first home game

Volleyball team wins first home game

Ben Marquez

September 18, 2013


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The Chico State women's volleyball won its first home game of the season Wednesday, beating Cal State Stanislaus three sets to one in front of a rowdy crowd. The Wildcats had great play from junior outside hitter Ellie Larronde, who recorded 17 kills and 14 digs. Freshman setter Torey Thompson had a game high 4...

Sights set on Rio

Sights set on Rio

Nicholas Woodard

September 18, 2013


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In high school, Kym Crosby never thought she’d be able to run track at a higher level. But now, after two years of sprinting for Chico State, Crosby has run her way to an invitation to the Paralympics — all without the ability to see. “I’m still amazed by it,” Crosby said. “I never in a million years ...

Former Wildcat Neiman turns pro

Former Wildcat Neiman turns pro

Jordyn Provence

September 18, 2013


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Imagine receiving a single phone call that determines how your life will be spent for several years to come. That’s what happened to Troy Neiman, a former Chico State baseball pitcher, when he signed up with the Colorado Rockies organization this summer. “It all happened so fast,” Neima...

Chico State athletes look to score big points, good grades

Chico State athletes look to score big points, good grades

TaylorMaddox

September 17, 2013


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Do you ever find yourself hopelessly adrift in a sea of homework? Buried by due dates and midterms? Imagine how Chico State’s student athletes feel. Every semester, some of Chico State’s brightest students hope to establish a healthy balance between their scholastic and athletic demands. W...

Women’s soccer experiences first loss of season

Nicholas Woodard

September 16, 2013


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The Chico State women’s soccer team suffered its first loss of the season Sunday, in the form of a 2-0 shutout to Cal State Stanislaus. The Warriors first went ahead 15 minutes into the game when Karenee Demery knocked a header in for a score on a combined assist from Marissa McDuffy and Katelyn Neb...

Men’s soccer dominate on the road

Greg Silvia

September 15, 2013


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The Chico State men’s soccer team finished up its four-game road-trip to start the season with a perfect record by beating Cal State Stanislaus 3-1 on Sunday. The No. 18 ranked Wildcats successfully got revenge from a bitter defeat last season, when Cal State Stanislaus took the California Collegiate...

Volleyball splits games at tournament

Volleyball splits games at tournament

Ben Marquez

September 15, 2013


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In the final day of the Seawolf Spike Tournament on Saturday, the Chico State women’s volleyball team finished 1-1, beating Dominican University of California 3-1 and losing to Hawaii Pacific 0-3. Junior outside hitter Ellie Larronde continued her great success this tournament, adding 21 kills and 19 digs in the first game. The Wildcats t...

Chico State shuts out Cal State East Bay

Nicholas Woodard

September 13, 2013


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The Chico State women’s soccer team won 3-0 at Cal State East Bay on Friday. Scotie Walker had a big game, picking up two assists and scoring a goal. Megan Tabler scored on an assist from Walker 29 minutes into the first period, busting the game open. Carly Singer added to the lead on ano...

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