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The Cougar Chronicle

The independent student news site of San Marcos, California

The Cougar Chronicle

The independent student news site of San Marcos, California

The Cougar Chronicle

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Baseball aggressively turns 180 degrees

April 24, 2014

By: Resty Grey CSUSM baseball has bounced back after a rocky start on the season. Cougars opened 2 - 8, but since Feb. 15 the team has improved to 27-15. "It only took a few games before losing got old,” said second baseman, Terrence Buchanan. “We got hungry and had big shoes to fill after last...

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Lady Cougar’s keep on winning

April 15, 2014
With a 31-5-1 record, they have been racking up wins all seasons long and nothing seems to be slowing them down.
Womens basketball crown. Photo provided by CSUSM athletics.

Young team turns around season

April 15, 2014
CSUSM Women’s Basketball team finishes the season under .500 but they take home their first A.I.I. Division 1 Championship title.
Quincy Lawson slamming it down for the Cougars. Photo taken by Anne Hall.

Men’s basketball looking to capitalize on near perfect season

March 7, 2014
The student union is the “poster child” of rapid growth for the CSUSM campus, and men’s basketball is the same for the athletic department.
Womens volleyball team earns top spot in conference tournament

Women’s volleyball team earns top spot in conference tournament

November 14, 2013

By Gloria Magallanes Staff Writer The CSUSM women’s volleyball team has captured the No. 1 seed for the AII Conference Volleyball Championship Tournament beginning Nov. 15. With a fantastic regular season, the Lady Cougars are showing no signs of slowing down on their way into post season play. The...

CSUSMs womens volleyball is 11th in the nation.

CSUSM athletics will be well represented in fall playoffs

November 14, 2013

By Shaina Pardo Staff Writer As the fall seasons are coming to an end, the Cougars are all ending on a good note. The teams have some big playoff expectations. Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams will be going to nationals. The men are currently ranked ninth in the NAIA. A couple of...

Coach Saia with player.

Coach Saia is designing a great brand of basketball

November 10, 2013
He came in with a blank canvas to work with and is the man for the job. Being handed the keys to a brand new program is special, and Saia is now in his third year of developing his vision. The opportunity to mold a new program is a big one
Pulvers cheers on team during his 200th win.

Coach Pulvers snags 200th win on road to playoffs

November 10, 2013
On Friday, October 25, Head Soccer Coach Ron Pulvers received the news that both men’s and women’s soccer teams secured the second seed going into the Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Conference tournament in Gwinnet, Georgia. The next day marked another reason to celebrate.
Cougars and Aztecs in action on the court

Cougars fall to San Diego State in exciting matchup

November 8, 2013
The Cougar’s exhibition loss, of 81-66 to a high caliber NCAA Division I program, revealed a team that is ready to take on their conference. Viejas Arena was loud, but the men’s basketball team contended throughout the matchup.
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