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Cross-Country teams win CCAA Championships

Cross-Country teams win CCAA Championships

Samuel Wolfson

November 9, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

[box]CCAA ChampionshipsAlex McGuirk: Individual Champion and CCAA Runner of the YearCamila Turati: Freshman of the yearGary Towne: Coach of the Year[/box]Both Chico State's men and women's cross country teams took home titles at the CCAA Championships Saturday in San Bernardino. The men have captured t...

Redshirt Reyes running for future

Samuel Wolfson

October 20, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

William Reyes ran to a third-place finish Oct. 4 at the Charles Bowles XC Williamette Invitational in Salem, Oregon. The thing is, that mark didn't count for his school. Reyes, a junior transfer from American River College, is redshirting on this year's men's cross-country team for Chico State. While he ran a faster race than all of his teammates, Reyes ran unattached and will do...

Cross country takes 5th, 8th at Santa Clara Bronco Invite

Cross country takes 5th, 8th at Santa Clara Bronco Invite

Samuel Wolfson

October 19, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Chico State cross country team competed at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitation Saturday, with the men’s team placing fifth overall and the women’s team taking eighth overall. Many Division I teams competed in Santa Clara, including Oklahoma State who are ranked first on the men’s side a...

Women first, men second at cross country invitational

Women first, men second at cross country invitational

Samuel Wolfson

October 6, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Chico State women's cross country team placed first in the gold 5k while the men's placed second in the cardinal 8k at The Charles Bowles Invitational in Salem, Oregon.Junior Will Reyes redshirted and placed third overall in the men's 8k. Reyes finished with a time of 23 minutes, 54 seconds. The first off...

Men’s and women’s cross-country teams impress in Stanford

Thembiso Mawema

September 29, 2013


Filed under Sports

Both the men's and women's Chico State cross-country teams impressed once again on Saturday at the Stanford Invitational. The men’s team finished in second against non Division I teams and finished third among the entire field. The women's team turned heads by winning the non-Division I portion...

Chico State athletes look to score big points, good grades

Chico State athletes look to score big points, good grades

TaylorMaddox

September 17, 2013


Filed under Sports

Do you ever find yourself hopelessly adrift in a sea of homework? Buried by due dates and midterms? Imagine how Chico State’s student athletes feel. Every semester, some of Chico State’s brightest students hope to establish a healthy balance between their scholastic and athletic demands. W...

Cross-country athletes share the ins and outs of hardcore training lifestyle

Thembiso Mawema

September 11, 2013


Filed under Sports

It takes a lot more than nice, long legs to become a great runner. Lots of time and dedication from runners and their coaches are just part of what it takes to make an outstanding cross-country athlete. It’s safe to say Chico State’s cross-country athletes have put in the work to make their t...

Behind the scenes: From athlete to assistant

Nicholas Woodard

September 10, 2013


Filed under Sports

Behind every well-oiled sports team, there’s a hard-working coach making all the right moves. And behind that coach, an assistant coach working just as hard. “It’s a lot to handle,” said Zach Bradford, the assistant men’s soccer coach at Chico State. “It’s my first fall semester as the head assistant coa...

Freshman runner has sights set on competition

Freshman runner has sights set on competition

Ariel Hernandez

September 7, 2013


Filed under Sports

Running an average of 70 miles per week isn’t for the faint of heart, and the opportunity to join Chico State’s championship-winning cross-country and track teams isn’t for couch potatoes. Luckily, 19-year-old freshman Kyle Medina is neither. He’s ready to run his first year for both of ...

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