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Kameron Kascht fighting off defender during Chico States 2-0 loss against Dominguez Hills on Nov 4.

Chico State Men’s Soccer falls short but there is much to be excited about

Jackson Elrod, Reporter // November 14, 2022

Since the beginning of the season, the Wildcats were looked at as “too young” by outsiders.  This season, 24 players on the Wildcat's 32-player roster were sophomores or younger, making up...

Senior forward Susanna Garcia motivating her team after halftime on Oct. 21 at University Stadium.

Chico State Women’s Soccer win in overtime thriller during CCAA Championships

Raymundo Sayago, Reporter // November 3, 2022

Chico State Women’s Soccer avenged their last conference game, a loss to Cal Poly Humboldt, this past Sunday when they came out with a 2-1 win against the Lumberjacks. Chico State went up against...

Donovan Jackson (23) and Luis Albarran (1) with their families on Senior Night

Two Wildcat seniors’ soccer journeys

Jackson Elrod, Reporter // November 3, 2022

Chico State Men’s Soccer just wrapped up a great 2022 season. Making the playoffs for the sixth straight year and winning their first playoff game in four years. There are numerous reasons for Chico...

From left to right Cayden Hotaling, Dawson White, Miles Rice, Adrian Fontanelli and Kameron Kascht celebrating on Oct. 30

Chico State Men’s Soccer picks up first playoff win in 4 years

Jackson Elrod, Reporter // November 2, 2022

Chico State Men’s Soccer secured their first playoff win since 2018 on Oct. 30, taking down the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters at Cardinale Stadium. This win came exactly one week after the Otters...

Senior forward Mackenzie Gill carries the ball down field past defenders on Oct. 7

Chico State Women’s Soccer advance in CCAA rankings after weekend down south

Raymundo Sayago, Sports Reporter // October 21, 2022

The Chico State Women’s soccer team clashed against their Southern California-based competition and finished another grueling weekend on the road. They split the weekend with a loss to Cal State San...

Justin Ricketts looking to control the ball vs San Bernadino on Oct. 16

Wildcats winless over the weekend, end up with two ties

Jackson Elrod, Reporter // October 19, 2022

Chico State Men’s Soccer, sitting at (6-3-6) and (3-1-4) in conference play, traveled south this past weekend to take on the San Marcos Cougars and the San Bernardino Coyotes. The Wildcats were coming...

Defenders Avery Huggins (left) and Ben Souza (right) in high spirits after establishing the lead.

Wildcats end skid, put up back-to-back wins against Pioneers and Warriors

Jackson Elrod and Raymundo Sayago // October 11, 2022

Chico State Men’s Soccer, currently (5-3-4) and (2-1-2) in conference play, ended a small losing streak with a win on Oct. 6 against the East Bay Pioneers, who are (4-5-3) and (2-2-1) in conference...

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Chico State Women’s Soccer suffers first loss of the season

Raymundo Sayago, Sports Reporter // October 5, 2022

The Chico State Women’s Soccer team ended their five-game undefeated streak when they fell to Cal State Los Angeles, 0-1 on Oct. 2, at the University Stadium. This would also mark their first loss in...

Chico State and Cal Poly Humboldt Mens Soccer during the National Anthem ahead of the Battle of the North match

The red and green runs deep: How Chico and Humboldt soccer are reviving a nearly century long rivalry

Mason Tovani, Features Editor // September 27, 2022

In hopes of one team coming away with a win and the other with bitter defeat, GoPros were strapped to the goal posts on both sides of the field while the documentary crew kept the cameras rolling on the...

Miles Rice dribbles away from a Humboldt defender, photo taken Sept. 17.

Wildcats pick up win and tie in the first weekend of conference play

Jackson Elrod, Reporter // September 27, 2022

Chico State Men’s Soccer, (4-2-2) currently and (1-0-1) in conference play, kicked off their first conference game with a 2-1 victory against Sonoma State (3-3-2) on Sept. 23.  Both teams sat...

Brown scoring a goal against Holy Names during his first start on Sept. 11.

Kristoffer Brown snags national Player of the Week honors

Jackson Elrod, Reporter // September 24, 2022

At the beginning of the week, sophomore midfielder Kristoffer Brown was still hoping for his first collegiate start. By the end, he was taking home the California Collegiate Athletic Association Player...

Cayden Hotaling getting up for a header

Wildcats bounce back in dominant fashion

Jackson Elrod, Reporter // September 12, 2022

Chico State Men’s Soccer (2-2-1) traveled to San Rafael to give Dominican University (3-1-0) their first loss of the season with a 3-0 victory against the Penguins on Thursday afternoon.  For...

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