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A dozen years of dominance

A dozen years of dominance

Greg Silvia
October 29, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State men’s cross-country team put on a historic performance at the California Collegiate Athletic Association meet Saturday, recording the first ever perfect score in the 75-year history of the meet. The women’s cross-country team ran its way into the record books, earning i...

‘Cats sweep Cal State East Bay

benjamin marquez
October 27, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women's volleyball team started off the weekend right as they defeated Cal State East Bay Friday in three games (25-18, 25-17, 27-25).In the first game, the Wildcats came out strong and took the game 25-18. The 'Cats continued their dominance in the second game winning 25-17. In a thr...

Students assess campus safety

Valerie Teegardin
October 22, 2013
Filed under News

Student volunteers met with city workers on Wednesday to identify safety hazards in the south-campus area. After Chico police lost a key crowd-control resource, Associated Students officers are concerned that danger may be brewing for Chico State students this Halloween despite efforts to keep the streets safe. Budget cuts hau...

Flag football fills missing void

Flag football fills missing void

Ben Marquez
October 22, 2013
Filed under Sports

Students at Chico State have to cope with the fact that the Wildcats haven’t had a football team since 1997. But if students still want to go out and throw the pigskin, they can always check out intramural flag football. “It’s very fun if you’re not playing a college sport and it’s a ...

Women’s soccer drops second straight, slump continues

Taylor Maddox
October 20, 2013
Filed under Sports

Despite a valiant effort, the Chico State women’s soccer team fell to visiting Sonoma State Friday, 2-0. It was a homecoming of sorts for the Wildcats, who played their first game at University Soccer Stadium in two weeks. First half action saw the Wildcats struggle with the defensive presence...

A.S. Spotlight: Kory Acosta

A.S. Spotlight: Kory Acosta

Sharon Martin
October 20, 2013
Filed under Features

Making sure minorities are equally represented at Chico State is a top priority for Kory Acosta, the Associated Students Vice President of Facilities and Services. Acosta, a junior double major in sociology and multicultural and gender studies, was born in San Diego, but grew up in Tijuana, Me...

Sportsmanship: It’s for everyone

Nicholas Woodard
October 17, 2013
Filed under Sports

Good sportsmanship is an integral part of every sport we play today. Unfortunately, not everyone has it.Athletes across the country struggle at times to show good sportsmanship. Even professionals wear their emotions on their sleeves a bit too much in some cases.Take Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig for i...

You are what you eat

Nicholas Woodard
October 15, 2013
Filed under Sports

Tracy Berman knows nutrition. Now, thanks to her, so do Chico State athletes. Berman, a nutrition teacher, has taught at Chico State for the past 23 years and is leading a sports nutrition program that is changing the way Wildcat athletes go about their diets. Berman graduated from Chico State...

Men’s soccer takes first place

Greg Silvia
October 13, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State men’s soccer team defeated No. 6 ranked UC San Diego 1-0 in overtime Sunday for the first time in eight opportunities. Sophomore Justin Walmsley scored the game-winning goal, his thirdof the year,in the 93rd minute on a header off a free kick from Justin Saul. The goal by Walmsley...

Women’s volleyball team sweeps Cal State Dominguez Hills

Sergio Sanchez
October 13, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State women’s volleyball team ended the weekend with a sweep over the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros Saturday with a score of 25-11, 25-17 and 25-18. The opening game was back and forth, with neither team able to run away with it. The score was tied 6-6 when the ’Cats found thei...

Men’s soccer team wins in shutout

Greg Silvia
October 13, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Chico State men’s soccer team got its weekend road trip started off on a positive note with at 2-0 victory against Cal Poly Pomona Friday night.Senior midfielder Tyson Crim got the scoring started for the 'Cats in the 69th minute with an assist from Octavio Guzman.The Wildcats added an ins...

’Cats tie Cal Poly Pomona in double overtime

Taylor Maddox
October 13, 2013
Filed under Sports

After a stretch of disappointing losses, the Chico State women’s soccer team carved out a 1-1 tie against Cal Poly Pomona Friday.The draw marks the first of two road games for the Wildcats this weekend, with a much-anticipated rematch against UC San Diego slated for Sunday morning.Off an assist from...

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