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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...

Cross Country dominates the NCAA

Cross Country dominates the NCAA

Danielle Pubill

October 23, 2016

The Chico State men's and women's cross country teams continued the tradition of placing first at the CCAA Championships.Men's Cross Country:The men's team easily outpaced the competition to snag its 15th consecutive CCAA crown, with a final team score of 20 to prove they deserve the title of number one...

Men’s soccer team clinches CCAA tournament

Men’s soccer team clinches CCAA tournament

Jordan Jarrell

October 23, 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 23, 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...

Men’s golf team finishes 12th

Gabriel Moreno

October 21, 2016

The Chico State men's golf team had its worst performance of the season at the Otter Invitational Oct. 18, with a 40-over par 904 to place 12th.Junior Colby Dean led the team's effort with a 22nd place finish and was the only Wildcat to crack the top 25. Dean struggled in the second round of the tourn...

Women’s Golf team snags third

Cydney Nance

October 21, 2016

The Chico State women's golf team snagged a third place finish at the Sonoma Fall Invitational Oct. 21 with a 615 collective stroke total.Senior Bianca Armanini had her first top 10 finish of the season and sixth of her career by placing fourth with a 5-over par 149. Armanini led the tournament in the fi...

Volleyball earns sixth shutout of the season

Volleyball earns sixth shutout of the season

Danielle Pubill

October 21, 2016

The Chico State volleyball team shutout the San Francisco State Gators Oct. 18 to earn its sixth shutout since starting the conference.The team has not succeeded in having more than five sweeps in a conference season since 2013 when it earned seven.The win extends the Wildcats record to 15-5 and thei...

Volleyball’s success continues to rise

Volleyball’s success continues to rise

Gabriel Moreno

October 19, 2016

Among the Chico State athletic team's, none have found more success this season than the women's volleyball team, who currently lead its conference with an 8-2 record.Along with leading its conference, the team managed a six-game win streak for the first time since 2011. The successful play of the Wi...

Men’s golf team struggles early

Jordan Jarrell

October 18, 2016

The Chico State men’s golf team had its least successful opening day Oct. 17 at the Otter Invitational, after shooting 23-over par to place 12th. The team has maintained an almost perfect record this year, with two first-place finishes and one second-place finish. The Wildcats have not failed t...

Women’s golf team places second at Sonoma State

Cydney Nance

October 18, 2016

The Chico State women’s golf team had its strongest showing of the season in the Sonoma State Fall Invitational, with a second place finish in the first round. The team has yet to find its stride this season as its placed fourth twice and snagged seventh once. The team led the tournament with 14 birdies an...

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 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 ...

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