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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 15, 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...

Men's golf finishes middle of field in Division I tournament

Men's golf finishes middle of field in Division I tournament

Jordyn Provence

September 11, 2013


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The Chico State men's golf team ended its first tournament in sixth place Tuesday after the final round of the Itani Quality Homes Collegiate, hosted by Washington State. The Wildcat's, who are ranked No. 13 in the inaugural NCAA Division II coaches poll, held their own as they came in with a...

Profile | Chico State Rowing Club

September 11, 2013


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For more information you can go to their Facebook page or contact by email: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chico-State-Row-Club/200851593274835?fref=ts [email protected] Videographer | Jeffrey Barron Editor | Jeffrey Barron  ...

Cross-country athletes share the ins and outs of hardcore training lifestyle

Thembiso Mawema

September 11, 2013


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It takes a lot more than nice, long legs to become a great runner. Lots of time and dedication from runners and their coaches are just part of what it takes to make an outstanding cross-country athlete. It’s safe to say Chico State’s cross-country athletes have put in the work to make their t...

Chico State Rowing Club glides toward success

Chico State Rowing Club glides toward success

Jordyn Provence

September 10, 2013


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Dedication. It’s a word that most accurately describes being part of the Chico State Rowing Club. Members say the club, which started in 2011, is in the third year of a journey to become something great for Chico State. The club is made up of two teams, which are broken down into two levels ...

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