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Cross country dominates at NCAA West Regional Championships

Cross country dominates at NCAA West Regional Championships

Angelo Boscacci
November 23, 2014
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

[box]NCAA West Regional HighlightsJohnny Sanchez is the fifth runner in Chico State history to earn four All-West Region awards.True freshmen Camila Turati earned All-West Region. True freshmen Alexandra Burkhart earned All-West Region.Both Wildcat teams were ranked fourth in the nation heading into today'...

Women’s volleyball team misses playoffs, sends off seniors

Women’s volleyball team misses playoffs, sends off seniors

Nick Reddy
November 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The roller coaster ride known as the 2014 Chico State women’s volleyball team's season ended this past weekend. The squad was swept by the California Collegiate Athletic Association's regular season champion Sonoma State on Friday, but turned right around to claw out a five-set victory on Senior N...

Women’s golf team ends fall schedule on high note

Women’s golf team ends fall schedule on high note

Samuel Wolfson
November 16, 2014
Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team finished its fall season on a high note by receiving the team's highest mark at a tournament this season — third place at the Sonoma State Invitational.To some, that may not seem impressive. But to others, like junior Bianca Armanini, it's an improvement over the previous season be...

Men’s basketball team dominates season opener

Men’s basketball team dominates season opener

Emerson Keenan
November 14, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Sports

[box]Chico State 104, Pacific Union 62Points: Robert Duncan (15); Isaiah Ellis (14); Christopher Magalotti (13); Jordan Semple (11).Rebounds: Jordan Semple (5)Assists: Jordan Semple (5)[/box]The Chico State mens basketball team had no trouble taking down the Pacific Union Pioneers 104-62 at the Ron ...

Chico State athletes awarded for charity

Chico State athletes awarded for charity

Kevin Lucena
November 10, 2014
Filed under Sports

Not all college athletes want to be getting paid for signing autographs. The same week college football fans watched yet another Heisman-hopeful be suspended for improper benefits, Chico State’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) was awarded for raising the second highest amount of mo...

Women’s cross-country team headed for CCAA championship

Women’s cross-country team headed for CCAA championship

Kevin Lucena
November 5, 2014
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

After watching her teammates run toward the California Collegiate Athletic Association championship title last year, junior Quetta Peinado will compete in the Nov. 8 CCAA title meet in San Bernardino. “Having my last three seasons end injury-riddled, this will be my first time competing at the conference championship," Peinado s...

Baseball alumnus nears goal to pay chemo treatment

Baseball alumnus nears goal to pay chemo treatment

Enrique Raymundo
November 5, 2014
Filed under News

Hundreds of people across the state and country have joined forces to help a Chico State baseball alumnus pay for chemotherapy and other medical procedures.Aaron Demuth, 29, has neuroendocrine cancer, an uncommon cancer that afflicts 35 per 100,000 people, according to a study about carcinoid tumors. His family set up a crowdfunding campaign on gofundme.com to raise $100,...

Men’s cross-country team competes for 13th consecutive title

Men’s cross-country team competes for 13th consecutive title

Samuel Wolfson
November 1, 2014
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

It seems that head cross-country Coach Gary Towne always finds the recipe for success for his teams. With this year's batch, he's going for a baker's dozen.The Chico State men’s cross-country team will try to secure its 13th straight California Collegiate Athletic Association championship title...

Students grow plants at gym for cafeteria

Students grow plants at gym for cafeteria

Lana Goddu
October 30, 2014
Filed under News

The Wildcat Recreation Center is growing its own vegetables using new technology that grows plants at double the rate and uses 90 percent less water. The new grow beds, called tower gardens, are placed on the pool deck of the gym facility. Brianna Mulvey, senior ecological, evolutionary and organ...

Chico State runner makes Team USA

Chico State runner makes Team USA

Jose Olivar
October 29, 2014
Filed under Sports, Track and field

In 2015, Kym Crosby will toe the line to compete against athletes from around the world. Crosby, a junior sprinter for Chico State women’s track and field team, has officially been made a member of Team USA’s Paralympic team.Crosby is visually impaired, due to the lack of pigment in her hai...

Golfer sets school record with career-best effort

Golfer sets school record with career-best effort

Nick Reddy
October 28, 2014
Filed under Golf, Sports

Achieving consistency in any athletic endeavor is tough, and maybe even more so in golf. Not too tough, though, for Dani O'Keefe.O’Keefe, a junior Chico State golfer, had a career-best and program record performance Oct. 4-5 at Sunriver Resort's Meadows golf course in Sunriver, Oregon. The golfer posted a 5...

Chico State beats San Francisco State, Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive

Chico State beats San Francisco State, Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive

Jose Olivar
October 25, 2014
Filed under Soccer, Sports

[box]Chico State 2, San Francisco State 0 · Goals: 2 (Matt Hurlow (1); Carter Johnson (1))· Assists: 1 (Matt Hurlow)· Saves: 3 (Luke Dennison) [/box] After losing their last conference road game last weekend, the Chico State men’s soccer team bounced back on Friday n...

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