The Cougar Chronicle

B.J. Foster is officially named head coach of the men’s basketball team

B.J. Foster is officially named head coach of the men’s basketball team

Hannah Snider, Sports Editor

May 30, 2017

CSUSM officially announced B.J. Foster as the new men’s basketball head coach after being the interim coach for the 2016-17 season. Foster joined the basketball program at CSUSM during the 2013-14 season as the lead assistant coach under Jim Saia, when the Cougars went 32-2 overall and won their ...

Outdoor Adventures: a trip worth your while

Bryanna Martinez, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Have you ever wanted to learn how to sail out in the majestic waters, or plan an overnight hike with a group of people, however, could not find the ideal group and/or hike? Outdoor Adventures with Cal State San Marcos’ Campus Recreation is for you!   Prices range from free (such as trips on foo...

Cougars taking off at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

Hannah Snider, Sports Editor

April 27, 2017

CSUSM’s track and field teams were breaking new ground this season at the all day Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, held on April 8. Junior Elizabeth Buckle and freshman Devony Dettman both excelled at this tournament; Dettman qualified for California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championships wi...

Griffin Teisher hits first inside the park grand slam in CSUSM history

Shane Siemsen, Assistant Sports Editor

April 27, 2017

CSUSM hosted Stanislaus State this past weekend in a California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference game (CCAA).  The Cougars were able to take two out of the three games against the Warriors to improve their overall record to 15-19 and conference record to 5-17. The Cougars took game one of the series afte...

Softball manages to bring in one win from Chico series

Hannah Snider, Sports Editor

April 27, 2017

CSUSM softball fell short in the Chico State series 1-4, on April 7 to 8 held at CSUSM’s softball field. With the split, the Cougars are now 8-29 overall and 7-21 in conference play.   The first game of the series proved to be challenging leaving the Cougars 0-6, without racking up a single...

Get to know the CSUSM Golf Coach

Nic Pollino, Sports Reporter

April 27, 2017

CSUSM men’s and women’s golf coach Greg Hutton led the Cougars with 13 tournament championships and seven of his players have earned National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics All-American selections.   Although he played some junior college golf before transferring to UC Davis. He...

Cougars swept by Monterey Bay

Shane Siemsen, Assistant Sports Editor

March 31, 2017

The Cougars’ softball team traveled up north this past weekend to take on the Otters of Cal State Monterey Bay. Six games were scheduled but only four were played due to inclement weather on March 24. Cal State San Marcos dropped all four games in this California Collegiate Athletic Association Conf...

Cougars drop two games to San Francisco State

Nic Pollino, Sports Reporter

March 31, 2017

Men’s baseball played against their California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) conference opponent, the Gators of San Francisco State University, the Cougars fell 2-3.   Game one featured pitcher Taylor Ahearn as the starter who lasted 3.1 innings allowing eight runs. This puts A...

CSUSM golf brings home seventh place

Kailee Marceau, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

The CSUSM’s men’s golf team competed at the California Baptist Invitational, on March 21, at Eagle Glen Golf Club in Corona. Some of the competing teams included Brigham Young University-Hawaii, Chico State, Cal State Monterey Bay and Cal Baptist. The results of the invitational allowed the Cougar...

Women’s golf prevails in Spring Fling tournament

Hannah Snider, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017

On March 16 and 17 the women’s golf team placed second at the Augustana Spring Fling tournament in Palm Desert.   Bergen Benedict led the Cougars with a 5-over 149 tying second with Paige Lyle from Rollins College. “I was very proud of myself by how I was able to keep my chin up when things went...

Track and in Aztec field leads with striking times

Antonio Pequeño IV, A&E Editor

March 31, 2017

Men and women’s Track and Field traveled to San Diego State University for the 39th Annual Aztec Invitational on March 24 and 25. The Cougars as a whole had a relatively solid outing alongside some standout performances.   On the women's side, Senior Cristen Lane won the 1500m with a pe...

The man, the myth, the legend: Steve Scott

Hannah Snider, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017

Cherished coach, Olympian and passionate runner are all phrases to describe Track and Field Coach Steve Scott. Born and raised in Upland, California, Scott’s interest for running didn’t begin until junior high when his friend encouraged him to join cross country. “I got involved in eighth g...