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Wildcat of the week

Wildcat of the week

Patrick Pace and Sean Martens

November 15, 2017


Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Colby Dean is a senior on the men's golf team. He has six top-ten finishes in his career so far, and 12 finishes in the top 20. He won the Interwest Wildcat Classic in early October, and is the leader of a young but experienced Chico State team. Dean plans to build on his solid foundation in his final se...

Golf star Colby Dean is moving up

Golf star Colby Dean is moving up

Christopher Hendrickson

February 28, 2017


Filed under Golf, Sports

Colby Dean, Junior, is on his way up and has been since he first been since he stepped onto the Chico State campus. Dean moved from Idaho to Chico with intent to play golf for the Wildcats, and equal intent to help himself and the team be their absolute best.   As a true freshman, Dean was...

Men’s golf team finishes 12th

Gabriel Moreno

October 21, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

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...

Men’s golf team struggles early

Jordan Jarrell

October 18, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

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...

Men’s golf protects their green

Men’s golf protects their green

Jordan Jarrell

October 6, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men's golf team finished the InterWest Insurance Wildcat Classic by tying for first with Western Washington University with a cumulative stroke total of 877. It was Chico State in the end who won the tiebreaker with their consistent play, as their top four members had better rounds th...

Men’s golf leads Wildcat Classic

Men’s golf leads Wildcat Classic

Gabriel Moreno

October 4, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men's golf team is enjoying their home field advantage in the InterWest Wildcat Insurance Classic, as they move into the final day of the tournament with a three-stroke lead. Senior Cole Chavez led the 'Cats effort in the tournament by tying for third and shooting 143 in the first two...

Men’s golf team picking up the slack

Men’s golf team picking up the slack

Kenta Mcafee

October 2, 2016


Filed under Full Disclosure, Golf, Sports

The Chico State men's golf team has succeeded early in their season, with a first and a second place finish in their first two invitationals. The success the 'Cats have enjoyed comes in spite of recently losing their head coach TL Brown. The team was ranked first in the nation after their performance...

Golf takes second in Washington

Golf takes second in Washington

Gabriel Moreno

September 29, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The men's golf team continued their performance in the Western Washington University Invitational on Sept. 27 and placed second with a stroke total of 4-under par 860 as a team. Chico State had two players crack the top ten, with sophomore Kelley Sullivan placing sixth, and senior Cole Chavez tying...

Golf starts strong in invitational

Golf starts strong in invitational

Kenta Mcafee

September 28, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men's golf team competed in the Western Washington University invitational on Sept. 26 and placed second after the first day.The Wildcats have yet to rest since starting their season, as they competed in the Saint Martin's Invitational just two days prior, and took first.Chico State remained t...

Green leads men’s golf to first win

Green leads men’s golf to first win

Gabriel Moreno

September 28, 2016


Filed under Golf

The Chico State men's golf team succeeded their fourth place position in the Saint Martin's Invitational to open their season by placing first.The team shot a stroke total of 576 and improved on their first round scores by 22 strokes collectively. Second place Cal State Monterey Bay remained six strok...

‘Cats take fourth at Saint Martin’s

‘Cats take fourth at Saint Martin’s

Gabriel Moreno

September 25, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men's golf team opened up their season at the Saint Martin's Invitational and tied for fourth.Chico State remains tied with Cal State Monterey Bay with a stroke total of 15-over par 299. The 'Cats are seven strokes behind the tournament leader British Columbia. The 'Cats refused to back ...

Superstitions across sports

Superstitions across sports

Gabriel Moreno

September 8, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Sports

Superstition is common among the athletes at Chico State. Senior shooting guard Corey Silverstrom, has several different superstitions to enhance his game."I personally have my own superstitions, I like to show up early to each game to try to get in the zone. I also have a certain playlist to listen...

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