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Wildcats track and field shine brightly in the Bay Area

Isabella Moyer passing on the baton to Lyndsey Settle in the invitational track meet Sunday. Image courtesy of Chico State Sports Information.
April 1, 2019

Both Chico State's track and field teams darted to the Bay Area to compete in the Mike Fanelli Track Classic and Stanford Invitational this weekend. Even with such an eventful weekend for the Wildcats,...

Game of genders: comparing women and men in sports

Jack Emanuel and Teddy Kassa participate in the NCAA championships in Pittsburgh. Image courtesy of Gary Towne.
December 11, 2018

Sports are meant to be a unifying force. For decades, people have used sports to relax, forget about their problems and have a good time. They have the power to pull together people of different religions,...

Wildcats cross-country ends with top ten finishes

Eddie King leads pack of Chico State runners at the NCAA West Regional Championships in Billings, Montana. Image courtesy of Gary Towne.
December 2, 2018

It wasn't ideal running conditions for the National Collegiate Athletic Association Championships on Saturday morning. The Bob O'Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a hill-covered...

Chico State men and women’s cross-country continues streak of CCAA titles

Chico State's Kayden Carpenter stays ahead of her opponent in the Triton Classic in this archived photo. Image from Gary W Towne.
November 4, 2018

In what has become a yearly tradition over the last two decades, the Chico State men and women's cross-country teams won the California Collegiate Athletic Association championships on Saturday in San...

Wildcats cross-country takes first in Triton Classic

Chico State's Remington Breeze and Derek Morton lead the way at the Bronco Invitational. Image courtesy of Gary W Towne.
October 21, 2018

Chico State came into San Diego on Saturday and did what they have done all year, win. The Triton Classic was no match for the men and women of Chico State who both placed first in their respective events....

Chico State men place 1st and women place 5th in cross-country season opener

Senior Teddy Kassa finished 22nd and placed 17th, with a time of 24:56.5 on Saturday. Kassa running during a meet last year in this archived photo. Image courtesy of Luke Reid.
September 29, 2018

Chico State men's and women's cross-country kicked off its season opener this morning at the Capital Cross Challenge in Sacramento. Both teams are coming off of California Collegiate Athletic Association...

What’s to Come for Chico State Cross Country

Senior Teddy Kassa focuses on the race. Image courtesy of Chico Wildcats.
September 12, 2018

Often times when one thinks of dominate collegiate programs they think of Alabama Football, University of Connecticut's Women’s Basketball and Duke's Men’s Basketball. Few in Chico are aware...

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Chico State women's soccer charges onto the field during their first home game of the season. Photo credit: Aubrie Coley
September 19, 2016

Sept. 16 marks the first day of the California Collegiate Athletic Association series for most of the teams at Chico State. Athletes are able to get their feet wet during the preseason games and through...

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