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Cross Country teams finish first

Cross Country teams finish first

Gabriel Moreno

November 8, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Chico State men's and women's cross country team's set out to test its mettle Nov. 5 at the NCAA West Regional Championship but struggled to find its competition. Men's Cross CountryThe team snagged a first place finish with 45 points, easily outpacing second place Alaska Anchorage who ended with 81.S...

Wildcats kick off season with a win

Wildcats kick off season with a win

Kenta Mcafee

September 13, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Chico State men's and women's cross country opened their season's with a first place finish at the Humboldt State Invitational on Sept. 10.The men's team had a commanding lead over their competition, finishing with a point total of 17, compared to second place Cal State Monterey Bay who finished with 119....

Chico State cross-country dominates at San Francisco Invitational

Chico State cross-country dominates at San Francisco Invitational

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

October 15, 2015


Filed under Cross Country

The Chico State cross-country teams both came away with wins at the San Francisco State Invitational. The men's team dominated with a score of 23-82, and the women's team secured their win with a score of 41-63. Both teams defeated second-place finisher California Baptist. Men's- The team showed exa...

Women’s cross-country season preview

Women’s cross-country season preview

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

August 31, 2015


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Since 2002, the Chico State women's cross-country team has been a staple in the nation's top 10 cross-country programs.Until last year. The team finished 13th in the nation last season to snap its streak of 12 straight finishes inside the top 10. "It was a little hard to swallow," senior Olivia Watt sai...

First-year runner sprints into action for Wildcats

First-year runner sprints into action for Wildcats

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

April 11, 2015


Filed under Sports, Track and field

First-year runner Alex Burkhart is becoming a force on the track faster than you can say the name of her hometown, Rancho Cucamonga. Coming off her time at Los Osos High School, Burkhart has taken advantage of her opportunities and excelled in the steeplechase event for the Wildcats this spring. Steeplechase is a 3,...

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