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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...

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Performance at any cost

Hunter Casperson, Reporter // November 12, 2022

It hadn’t even been an hour since the game, and I was already in the bathroom, ripping a pair of serrated scissors across my skin. I had just left the field with my teammates, smiling and dancing...

Pictured from left to right, are sophomores Mark Noonan, Travis Miller, freshman Naoki Easterday, sophomore Dakota Ochoa and junior Tyler Ashman holding the Hawaii Pacific Shark Shootout championship trophy. Photo Credit: Chico State Sports Information

Chico State Men’s Golf end fall season in high spirits

Alejandro Mejia Mejia, Sports Editor // November 10, 2022

After struggling in the Otter Invitational hosted by Monterey Bay, the Wildcats flew to Hawaii and notched a tournament win, and a top-three finish in the last two tournaments in the fall portion of their...

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...

During the Western Washington Invitational, freshman Naoki Easterday hits a golf shot with hit iron. This was his first invitational for Chico State. Photo Credit: Jeff Evans/Western Washington University

On the fairway: Chico State Men’s Golf roar in first invitational of the season

Alejandro Mejia Mejia, Sports Editor // October 5, 2022

The Chico State Men’s Golf team traveled north to compete in the Western Washington Invitational hosted at the Bellingham Golf and Country Club in Bellingham, Washington. They finished the invitational...

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...

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