The Cougar Chronicle

Student athletes adjust to new normal amid pause on competition

Unable to practice with their teammates or compete, student athletes, like Tyler Garrard on the men’s soccer team, are adjusting by working out at home and seeing teammates virtually.
Brittney Scardina, Staff Writer October 12, 2020

Unlike ever before, CSUSM student athletes are unable to compete in the sport they love. 278 student athletes are going through the fall semester with no in-person activities, including practice and competition.  The...

Cougars improve on historic run earning 20th win

Athletics Dynnah Buckner (#32) dribbles across the court.
Raul Marroquin, Sports Editor February 21, 2020

The Cougars women’s basketball team won their 20th game of the season on Feb. 15, over the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros. This was the first time in school history that the Cougars earned 20 victories...

Cougars finish cross country season on triumphant note

Nick Heid December 8, 2019

This year, CSUSM had yet another great year in terms of fall sports. It’d be tough to argue that any performance was better than the Cougars Cross Country showing this season. The men’s team...

Coach’s spotlight with volleyball’s Andrea Leonard

Coach’s spotlight with volleyball’s Andrea Leonard
Mai Enriquez, Sport Writer November 21, 2019

Andrea Leonard is a senior woman administrator and the head volleyball coach for CSUSM. Q: What is your history with volleyball? A: All the way since junior high and high school. I’ve coached college...

CSUSM alumn recruited for the Major Leagues, shares experience

Taylor Ahearn pitches a game for CSUSM in 2017.
Nick Herd, Sports Writer November 21, 2019

Taylor Ahearn spent two years at Cal State San Marcos playing college baseball with the Cougars in 2016 and 2017. Next on Ahearn’s agenda was getting drafted by the Boston Red Sox. Ahearn is from...

CSUSM Men’s soccer helps bid to make CCAA tournament

Jacob Johnston takes a shot on goal
Raul Marroquin, Sports Editor November 10, 2019

The Cougars men’s soccer team won in a thriller over Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros this past weekend to strengthen their bid to make the CCAA tournament. Starting with the men’s team, the score...

Women’s volleyball take on Cal State Dominguez Hills

Women’s volleyball huddle around the head coach.
Nick Heid, Sports Writer November 10, 2019

The Cougars opened their season with a bang as they won their first five matches posting an impressive 5-0 start to the season. Coming into their most recent match against the UCSD Tritons, the Cougars...

Cougars Men’s Soccer Prevail against Stanislaus State Warriors

Cougars Men's Soccer Prevail against Stanislaus State Warriors
Mia Enriquez, Sports Writer October 30, 2019

  CSUSM men’s soccer team prevailed against the Stanislaus State University’s Warriors with a 3-1 victory this past Friday ,Oct. 18. This was the Cougars second consecutive win in the California...

Spotlight on Antonio Riggins

Spotlight on Antonio Riggins
Nicholas Heid, Sports Writer October 30, 2019

Antonio Riggins sets hopes on making nationals   Antonio Riggins is a Senior here at California State University San Marcos. He’s been on the men’s Track and Field team all four of his years...

Cougars go into double-overtime against CSUSB

Parker Hodges dribbles past East Bay's Jonathan Garcia.
Mia Enriquez, Sports Writer October 10, 2019

CSUSM’s men’s soccer team lost to No.18 Cal State San Bernardino’s Coyotes 0-1 on Oct. 4 at The Cage. The game fell into a double-overtime, this being the cougars’ third consecutive double-overtime...

Cougars break through for first conference win of 2019

Jessica Harloe takes a corner kick.
Nick Heid, Sports Writer October 10, 2019

At Sept. 29’s game, CSUSM women’s soccer had an overall record of (1-3-2) and were still looking for their first CCAA Conference win of the 2019 season. While the season is still young, a win had the...

Conversation with Student-Athlete of the Month

Jamie Jacob is September's Student-Athlete of the Month.
Raul Marroquin, Sports Editor October 10, 2019

Q.What is your major? What do you plan to do with your degree? A: My major is Global Business Management with an emphasis in Marketing. After shooting my shot at the professional golf level, I hope...

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