The Cougar Chronicle

CSUSM falls to Cal State Dominguez Hills

Krystina Andrade, Assistant Photo Editor

March 9, 2019

The Cal State San Marcos Cougars fall short to the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros, 69-63, on Feb. 16.   The Toros took the lead early in the first quarter, 12-4, at 16:22. The Cougars began to catch up after a steal by senior guard J.R. Williams and a jumper by freshman guard, Bryce Sloan...

Men’s basketball secures third conference win

Krystina Andrade, Assistant Photo Editor

March 9, 2019

The Cal State San Marcos men’s basketball team took down The Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles 87-70 at The Sports Center on Feb.14.   CSUSM started the first half strong with junior forward, Khalil Fuller, being a prominent player with 6 points at the 14:22 mark. A three-pointer by f...

Women’s basketball team collects win against Cal State East Bay

Women’s basketball team collects win against Cal State East Bay

Krystina Andrade, Assistant Photo Editor

March 9, 2019

The CSUSM women’s basketball team won against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers, 61-48, on Feb. 28 at The Sports Center.   At the end of the first quarter, the Cougars led 11-8. A layup in the second quarter by CSUSM guard, Dynnah Buckner, put the Cougars up by five at the 3:45 mark (19...

Baseball sweeps doubleheader to win CSUDH game series

Mollie Smith, Sports Editor

March 9, 2019

On Feb. 24, the Cal State San Marcos baseball team swept a twinbill against Dominguez Hills at the CSUSM Baseball Field to claim their second California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) series of the season.   The Cougars dominated game one of the day’s doubleheader 7-2 followed by...

Baseball team back in session

Mollie Smith, Sports Editor

February 8, 2019

Get pumped CSUSM because baseball season is right around the corner!  Before our team takes the field for the first time in 2019, let’s dip our paws in the water and get caught up on what happened last year.   Baseball wrapped up 2018 with a 20-30 overall record, 15-29 in California Colle...

Opportunities for a healthier semester at CSUSM

Opportunities for a healthier semester at CSUSM

Celine Holguin, Assistant Managing Editor

February 8, 2019

To start off the year with a more wholesome lifestyle, what better place to start than on campus?   CSUSM Campus Recreation promotes holistic wellness while having fun for all CSUSM students and do so by offering a myriad of activities, classes and opportunities.   From intramural...

CSUSM Surf claims No. 1 spot after crucial win

CSUSM Surf claims No. 1 spot after crucial win

Antonio Pequeño IV, Assistant Managing Editor

February 8, 2019

CSUSM Surf is on the verge of winning a potential conference championship as they head into the fifth and final stop of their regular season.   The club is currently ranked No. 1 in the Southwest College Team Conference after a Jan. 27 win over defending champions, Point Loma Nazarene Univ...

CSUSM Men’s Basketball late rally attempt falls short

CSUSM Men’s Basketball late rally attempt falls short

Mollie Smith, Assistant Sports Editor

December 7, 2018

The Cal State San Marcos men’s basketball team fell to Humboldt State, 86-75, in California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) play on Thursday Nov. 29 at The Sports Center.   HSU took an early lead two minutes into the first half and did not relinquish control for the remainder of the...

Cougars prevail in home opener

Cougars prevail in home opener

Mollie Smith, Sports Reporter

November 30, 2018

In the first home game of the season, the Cal State San Marcos men’s basketball team defeated the San Diego Christian Hawks, 84-76, on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at The Sports Center.   The Cougars shot 50 percent from the perimeter in the second half and forced 19 total Hawks turnovers, including 13 s...

Vahgan Isayan describes his cross country journey

Kathryn McMahon, Sports Reporter

November 7, 2018

Q: What is your major?  What do you plan on doing with your degree? A: I’m a sociology major and criminology minor. Q: How did you get involved with cross country? A: I first got involved with it in high school.  The only reason I did was to get in shape for soccer tryouts, but I fell in l...

Faith Fortuné shares her volleyball experience at CSUSM

Faith Fortuné shares her volleyball experience at CSUSM

Molly Smith, Assistant Sports Editor

November 7, 2018

Faith Fortuné didn’t dream to play volleyball at all, until her P.E. teacher encouraged her to try out in eighth grade.   “I’m the only one in my family that has played volleyball that I know of.  When I started, my mom didn’t really know much about it, but she always encouraged m...

Spirit programs cheers on athletes

Spirit programs cheers on athletes

Kathryn McMahon, Sports Reporter

November 7, 2018

When visitors walk on campus, they know the school bleeds blue.     CSUSM’s spirit program has become a huge part of the culture on campus.   This program works closely with the BLU Crew to ensure the athletic programs have support and that the campus stays spirited.   ...