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Cheerleaders assist Chico State community

Cheerleaders assist Chico State community

Jordan Jarrell

October 24, 2016

Pom poms and cheers were missing from the fields of Chico State until the establishment of the Chico State cheerleading team in 2011. The team was originally founded by Rachelle Currier, who felt a lack of school spirit. The endeavor was meant to bring excitement back to the fans of Chico State athletics. The...

Chico Athletes fight against bad calls

Chico Athletes fight against bad calls

Gabriel Moreno

October 23, 2016

A missed foul or bad call can severely alter the outcome of a game and can rob athletes of their hours of practice and training.Even in a fair game, it's impossible not to see the occasional flop or complaint. Athletes on the field or court are guaranteed to argue with a referee during the questiona...

Men’s soccer team clinches CCAA tournament

Men’s soccer team clinches CCAA tournament

Jordan Jarrell

October 22, 2016

The Chico State men's soccer team snagged its spot in the CCAA tournament with a last-minute win against Sonoma State Oct. 21.The team is currently tied for second in its conference with Sonoma State and holds a 6-3-2 record. The team has accumulated a four-game win streak and has moved nine times in ...

Women’s soccer team misses CCAA tournament

Women’s soccer team misses CCAA tournament

Gabriel Moreno

October 22, 2016

The Chico State women's soccer team tied Sonoma State Oct. 21 and lost their chance at a postseason.The team has a 3-7-1 record and sits at ninth place in its conference. The Wildcats needed a win in their final two games to have a chance at placing sixth and moving on to the CCAA tournament.Although the team will no...

Concussions have repercussions

Concussions have repercussions

Makayla Hopkins

October 18, 2016

The NFL isn't alone in the battle against concussions. College athletic programs are following in the league's footsteps to create a safer game for their athletes.The NCAA Executive Committee adopted its Concussion Policy and Legislation in April 2010. The policy requires all affiliated schools to ha...

Women’s soccer team strives for win

Women’s soccer team strives for win

Cydney Nance

October 17, 2016

Only two figures stand out to the Chico State women's soccer team: six and 10. The team suffered six consecutive losses after starting its conference, despite having an undefeated preseason. The lack of success has stumped the team's leaders, including senior midfielder Emily Shleppey. “Honestly,...

Women’s soccer team improves ranking

Women’s soccer team improves ranking

Cydney Nance

October 17, 2016

The Chico State women's soccer team snagged its first road win Oct. 14 against Cal State East Bay to remain in playoff contention. The team extended its record to 3-7 and rose to ninth place with nine points in its conference. The team previously sat at 12th place and will need to continue winning...

Men’s soccer team scores four

Men’s soccer team scores four

Gabriel Moreno

October 17, 2016

The Chico State men’s soccer team had its highest scoring game of the season Oct. 16 against Cal State East Bay, as they scored 4 goals in 27 minutes. The offensive burst came from unexpected players, as junior defender Donta’e Garcia, and first-year forward Mikey Hirsch scored their first goal...

Real athletes wear pink

Real athletes wear pink

Jordan Jarrell

October 16, 2016

As the NFL dedicates the month of October to raising awareness for breast cancer, Chico State athletes have also taken strides to show their support. The NFL is allowing players to wear pink accessories and decorate their fields with pink lettering. Chico State athletes cannot modify their field but ...

Women’s soccer team searches for road wins

Women’s soccer team searches for road wins

Jordan Jarrell

October 15, 2016

The Chico State women's soccer team's goal of breaking out of the bottom three in their conference was shattered as they failed to score against Stanislaus State on Oct. 14.The team has struggled this season with a conference record of 2-7 and has racked up five losses on the road. The ’Cats six-game ...

Nuno leads men’s soccer team to first road win

Nuno leads men’s soccer team to first road win

Cydney Nance

October 14, 2016

Chico State men's soccer team's offense consisted only of senior forward Omar Nuno, as he scored both goals in the game against Stanislaus State Oct. 14. Nuno shot three times with two shots on goal in the game and connected on his first shot at the 27-minute mark. Nuno's goal gave the team a 1-0 le...

NCAA foggy on concussion policies

NCAA foggy on concussion policies

Cydney Nance

October 13, 2016

Editor’s note: Full Disclosure is a weekly analysis of athletics concerning programs at Chico State. Concussions aren't limited to football, and they don't usually stop at one. Athletes are 41 percent more likely to have another concussion after their first, according to a study done by Cedarv...

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