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Women’s golf 12 back after 1st round

Women’s golf 12 back after 1st round

Kevin Lucena

September 22, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women’s golf team began the defense of their Western New Mexico Fall Intercollegiate title today in Avondale, Arizona. at the Coldwater Golf Club with a first round score of 305 (+17). That score put them in ninth place, 12 strokes off the lead set by St. Mary’s. Four of the five Wildcat golfers f...

Inline hockey team eyes return to championships

Inline hockey team eyes return to championships

Kevin Lucena

September 21, 2014


Filed under Sports

When goalie Nick Vargas went to Chico State's financial office to talk about funding the school's hockey club, the office had no idea such a team actually existed. Vargas said he walked away with $30, enough for five pucks.Evidently, the Chico State Inline Hockey Team does exist and it has for some time. The team was founded in...

Men’s golf ready to open season

Men’s golf ready to open season

Kevin Lucena

September 17, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

Fresh off an appearance in the NCAA Championships, the Chico State men's golf team is back in action. Here's a look at the members of the team and their goals for the upcoming year. 2013-2014 Season 12 Highlights [box] Ranked No. 5 in the nation by The Golf Coaches Association of America as of May 1...

Chico State volleyball team beats Simpson 3-0

Chico State volleyball team beats Simpson 3-0

Kevin Lucena

September 17, 2014


Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Video

  Start strong, finish strong seemed to be the theme of the Chico State Women’s volleyball team home opener on Tuesday night at Acker Gym. The Wildcats defeated the Simpson University Red Hawks 3-0, bringing Chico State's record to 3-3 on the year. The loss dropped Simpson University to 1-13 on the year. ...

Alumnus named Male Athlete of the Year

Alumnus named Male Athlete of the Year

Kevin Lucena

September 8, 2014


Filed under Sports, Track and field

J Patrick Smith is going to need a bigger trophy room.After finishing a career that included being a two-time California Collegiate Athletic Association Field Athlete of the Year, a three-time NCAA Decathlon Champion and a four-time All-American, Smith has added one more accolade: The Chico State Male Athlete of the Year.The former Wi...

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