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Chico athletes endure the peaks and valleys

Chico athletes endure the peaks and valleys

Gabriel Moreno

September 23, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

After facing a hard-earned victory or a devastating loss, Chico State athletes are left to deal with the emotions on and off the field.Members of each athletic team have their own ways to celebrate and cope, from special breakfasts with their team to isolating themselves entirely.Women's soccerJunior forwar...

Women’s soccer team struggles in CCAA opener

Women’s soccer team struggles in CCAA opener

Gabriel Moreno

September 23, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

After an undefeated preseason, the women's soccer team has struggled in the CCAA with a 0-2 record.Last season, the team went 8-3-1 during their league play and started out the year with a worse preseason record.Part of the current losing streak is the 'Cats extended road trip, as they have their first...

Men’s soccer team holds out in double overtime

Men’s soccer team holds out in double overtime

Kenta Mcafee

September 20, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team tied their second CCAA game on Sept. 18 against the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters after neither team was able to score in double overtime. The tie brings the 'Cats season record to 1-3-2 and their CCAA record to 0-1-1. Chico State was able to take the first shot in th...

Once again, men’s soccer doesn’t score

Once again, men’s soccer doesn’t score

Kenta Mcafee

September 20, 2016


Filed under Full Disclosure, Soccer, Sports

A 1-3-2 season record and a previous two-game losing streak show the struggles that men's soccer has faced early on in the season. With only 12 CCAA games to dictate their postseason, the 'Cats have already lost one and tied one. The lack of points the 'Cats have gained is not enough to lead them...

Women’s soccer 0-2 in the CCAA

Women’s soccer 0-2 in the CCAA

Kenta Mcafee

September 19, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State women's soccer team took on the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters on Sept. 18 on the Otters home field and lost their second CCAA game 0-1.The loss brings the 'Cats overall record to 4-2-1 and is the second game that Chico State has lost since starting their league play.The Wildcats were do...

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Gabriel Moreno

September 19, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

Sept. 16 marks the first day of the California Collegiate Athletic Association series for most of the teams at Chico State. Athletes are able to get their feet wet during the preseason games and through their insight, they can determine if they feel prepared for CCAA contention.Men's Soccer teamThe men...

Men’s soccer faces last minute loss

Men’s soccer faces last minute loss

Kenta Mcafee

September 19, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team took on the San Francisco Gators on Sept. 16 in their first game of league, and lost 1-0 in the final minute of play.The loss brings the 'Cats overall record to 1-3-1 and is the second consecutive one point loss the 'Cats have faced.The first half was a stalemate of f...

‘Cats lose first game of CCAA

‘Cats lose first game of CCAA

Kenta Mcafee

September 17, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State women's soccer team took on the San Francisco Gators and lost on the Gators' home field on Sept. 16, in the first game of CCAA.The loss breaks the unbeaten streak they earned in the preseason and brings their overall record to 4-1-1.Chico State took an early lead in the game as sophomor...

Women’s soccer team on a streak

Women’s soccer team on a streak

Kenta Mcafee

September 13, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State women's soccer team took on The Academy of Art Urban Knights on Sept. 11 on the 'Cats home field, and won 5-0. The win increases Chico State's streak to three, and their season record to 4-0-1. Along with snagging the win, Chico State managed to keep their opponent shot less for the s...

Lancer’s defense overcomes the ‘Cats

Lancer’s defense overcomes the ‘Cats

Gabriel Moreno

September 12, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team fell short against the Cal Baptist University Lancers on Sept. 10, losing 1-2. The loss brings the 'Cats overall season record to 1-2-1.California Baptist out shot the Wildcats 12 to nine during the game, despite earning more fouls and off sides calls in the game. De...

‘Cats keep the Hawks shotless

Gabriel Moreno

September 10, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Chico State women's soccer took on the Holy Names University Hawks on Sept. 9, at the 'Cats home field. Chico State won 2-0 and prevented the Hawks from making any shots throughout the game.The 'Cats gained control of the ball early in the first half and kept possession of it throughout the game. Chi...

Women’s soccer team succeeds despite struggles

Women’s soccer team succeeds despite struggles

Jordan Jarrell

September 9, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Chico State women’s soccer found success early in their season, with a strong defense and aggressive offense paving the way for their triumph. The team had a promising preseason, with one win and one tie, and have continued stride as they hold a 2-0-1 overall record early in the season. Head ...

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