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Chico athletes endure the peaks and valleys

Chico athletes endure the peaks and valleys

Gabriel Moreno

September 23, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

After facing a hard-earned victory or a devastating loss, Chico State athletes are left to deal with the emotions on and off the field.Members of each athletic team have their own ways to celebrate and cope, from special breakfasts with their team to isolating themselves entirely.Women's soccerJunior forwar...

Once again, men’s soccer doesn’t score

Once again, men’s soccer doesn’t score

Kenta Mcafee

September 20, 2016


Filed under Full Disclosure, Soccer, Sports

A 1-3-2 season record and a previous two-game losing streak show the struggles that men's soccer has faced early on in the season. With only 12 CCAA games to dictate their postseason, the 'Cats have already lost one and tied one. The lack of points the 'Cats have gained is not enough to lead them...

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Wildcat teams prepare for CCAA

Gabriel Moreno

September 19, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

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 their insight, they can determine if they feel prepared for CCAA contention.Men's Soccer teamThe men...

Lancer’s defense overcomes the ‘Cats

Lancer’s defense overcomes the ‘Cats

Gabriel Moreno

September 12, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team fell short against the Cal Baptist University Lancers on Sept. 10, losing 1-2. The loss brings the 'Cats overall season record to 1-2-1.California Baptist out shot the Wildcats 12 to nine during the game, despite earning more fouls and off sides calls in the game. De...

Yoga and you

Yoga and you

Danielle Pubill

September 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

When thinking of yoga, the image of black stretch pants and colorful mats might come to the mind before the health benefits that yoga can offer. Yoga has been around for 5,000 years and was created by the Indus-Savasvati civilization in India. The growing trend of yoga across America is only a recent development, as several college campuses have turned the practice into...

Student or athlete, which one comes first

Student or athlete, which one comes first

Kenta Mcafee

August 28, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

While every person has their daily routine, there is hardly any extracurricular as demanding as playing a sport at the collegiate level. From completing homework after brutal practices, to the fear of an exam on game day, student athletes compete on the field just as much as in the classroom. Collegiate...

Chico State men’s soccer wins 2-1 in overtime over Dominican University

Julie Ortega

September 18, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Chico State Wildcats won their first game of the season against Dominican University last Saturday. After the game went into overtime, Carter Johnson, sophomore midfielder, scored the winning goal. Starting the game in goal for the Wildcats was first-year Andrew Matthews, while sophomore Triston M...

Men’s soccer kicks off

Men’s soccer kicks off

Kenta Mcafee

August 24, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

As soccer season approaches, Chico State fans are buzzing with excitement at the new faces they'll see on the field.The Wildcats welcomed forward Rajaee DeLane, a transfer student from De Anza College, to the team as well as Jesus Ramos, from Juarez, Mexico. While the men's soccer team has gained many new recru...

DeLane is the new name in men’s soccer

DeLane is the new name in men’s soccer

Julie Ortega

August 24, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Chico State is comprised of hundreds of students and staff on a mission. Transfer student, Rajaee DeLane was a soccer standout from De Anza College. DeLane has played soccer for eight years now as both a forward and wing. When he was 13 years old, he started to play soccer at a competitive level. Although he started...

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