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First-year goalkeeper Caitlyn Duval waits for the ball during a Chico State home game. Photo credit: Aubrie Coley

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...

The women's soccer team charges off the field following a win. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

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...

First-year goalkeeper Caylin Stanley is brought to the ground after attempting to clear the goal. Photo credit: Makayla Hopkins

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...

Caitlyn Duval looks downfield for the ball while instructing her teammates. Photo credit: Royal T Lee-Castine

Student-athletes ride the bench

Gabriel Moreno // October 10, 2016

Every student-athlete has the vision of stepping onto the field as a starter but through bad grades, injuries or a lack of experience, their dreams are cast from the bench.Men's SoccerSophomore goalkeeper,...

Junior defender Brooke Coelho dribbles the ball away from a defender. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Women’s soccer claims first conference win

Jordan Jarrell // October 9, 2016

The Chico State women's soccer team pulled out their first conference win Oct. 7 with a goal by senior midfielder Emily Shleppey to put the 'Cats over Cal State L.A. 2-1.The win brings the Wildcats overall...

First-year goalkeeper Caitlyn Duval watches her team during a 'Cats home game. Photo credit: Royal T Lee-Castine

Women’s soccer team searches for a win

Gabriel Moreno // September 25, 2016

The Chico State women's soccer team took on the Cal State San Marcos Cougars on Sept. 24, and lost 0-1.The loss brings the 'Cats losing streak to three, and their overall record to 4-3-1. Chico State went...

First-year forward Sarah Yang attempts a slide tackle during a 'Cats home game. Photo credit: Aubrie Coley

Women’s soccer team struggles in CCAA opener

Gabriel Moreno // September 23, 2016

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...

Chico State women's soccer charges onto the field during their first home game of the season. Photo credit: Aubrie Coley

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Gabriel Moreno // September 19, 2016

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...

Chico State sophomore defender Korie Bozart dribbles the ball away from an opponent during the 'Cats home game. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

‘Cats lose first game of CCAA

Kenta Mcafee // September 17, 2016

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...

Defense leads to a tie for women’s soccer

Gabriel Moreno // September 7, 2016

Chico State's women's soccer team was caught in a stalemate Sept. 3. Neither the 'Cats or the Azusa Pacific University Cougars were able to score a goal and the game progressed into double overtime.The...

Chico State women's soccer won their first game in double overtime on Sept. 1. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

Women’s soccer wins game in double overtime

Kenta Mcafee // September 1, 2016

Chico State's women soccer team won their first game of the season against the Cal Baptist University Lancers on Sept. 1. They won 2-1 after scoring in double overtime. The Lancers took the lead late in...

Carlie Reader, first-year forward, has two goals and four assists for the season so far. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

Women’s soccer loses to Sonoma State 4-0

Carlos Islas // September 29, 2015

The Chico State women’s soccer team's four-game winning streak was snapped as it lost 4-0 on the road in a lopsided game against the Sonoma State Seawolves on Sept. 27. The loss...

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