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Dylan Wakefield takes it easy at practice and ices his shoulder while giving his teammates pointers as they prepare for crucial games this weekend. Photo credit: Makayla Hopkins

College injuries lead to lifelong problems

Makayla Hopkins // October 3, 2016

It’s not uncommon for college athletes to get injured during games and even practices. Athletes might feel that they’re letting down their coach or team and face internal pressures of having...

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Wildcats start season with a roar, win four straight

Nick Reddy // September 6, 2015

Playing back-to-back doubleheaders is an arduous task, especially during the first two days of the season. Cody Hein, women's volleyball head coach, and his squad were up for the challenge, racking up...

Anuhea Kaiaokamalie is a defensive specialist and outside hitter for the women's volleyball team. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Volleyball team trains to set, spike during offseason

Angelo Boscacci // February 17, 2014

The Wildcats volleyball team is going through their offseason practices and workouts until the season starts in September, because getting better and staying strong are the keys to success. Anuhea Kaiaokamalie...

Luis Martinez, men's soccer player

Away games challenge Chico State athletes

Sergio Sanchez // February 12, 2014

Al Pacino gave a speech to his team in “Any Given Sunday” that resonates with every athlete hoping to beat competition in unfamiliar territory. “The margin for error is so small,”...

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