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NCAA football postpones numerous games due to COVID-19

NCAA football postpones numerous games due to COVID-19
December 10, 2020

More than 100 college football games have been cancelled or postponed due to the astonishing number of COVID-19 cases dismantling the U.S. every day. In the U.S. alone, 13.4 million people have been...

Lizzie Wilson: a former junior college volleyball athlete brings her talents to the Wildcats

Lizzie Wilson, a new recruit to the Chico State Volleyball team who played at San Diego Mesa College. (Chico State Sports Information)
December 9, 2020

Lizzie Wilson is a strong athlete and has played many sports throughout her life, but she fell in love with volleyball the most. She was born in Denver, Colorado and moved out to California at a very...

Chico State baseball ‘frustrated’ with cancelled season

The Chico State baseball team celebrating a run being scored in the 2020 season. Photo credit:Julian Mendoza
December 9, 2020

Jorge Perez stayed as optimistic as possible. The 5-foot-9 infielder from Artesia carried a sliver of hope this offseason the Wildcats would be able to compete at Nettleton Stadium this spring. Perez...

CCAA shuts down sports for remainder of school year

Jorge Perez (44) scores against Fresno Pacific University and fist bumps Turner Olson (35). Photo Courtesy of Chico State Sports Information.
December 3, 2020

The California Collegiate Athletic Association announced Thursday that all sports in the conference are canceled for the remainder of the school year.  There have not been any sports going on...

Sam Mulock: a pitching star for the Wildcats

#6 pitcher Sam Mulock winds up for a pitch in a softball game at Chico State
December 3, 2020

Sam Mulock plays softball at Chico State. She developed a passion for the game at a young age because of her father liking baseball. She soon got involved in the game herself. “I got into it because...

Aaron Rodgers: the man from Chico

Aaron Rodgers: the man from Chico
December 2, 2020

Aaron Rodgers is the current quarterback for the Green Bay Packers out of Wisconsin. Rodgers was born in Chico and before entering the NFL, played football at Butte Community College and UC Berkeley. Rodgers...

Robinson Cano: a 16-year veteran caught cheating for the second time in his career

Robinson Cano: a 16-year veteran caught cheating for the second time in his career
December 2, 2020

Robinson Cano, a current baseball player in the majors for the New York Mets tested positive for the performance enhancing drug known as stanozolol. Due to getting caught, he is suspended for the entire...

Lindsey Bryant: a track and field star for the Wildcats

Lindsey Bryant, a sophomore and exercise physiology major who is a current member of the high jump/javelin track and field team at Chico State.
December 1, 2020

Lindsey Bryant is a sophomore at Chico State and is a member of the women’s track and field team. Bryant was born in Paradise and attended Durham High School.  Bryant represents the team as...

Freeman, Abreu awarded MVPs in respected leagues.

Graphic made by Hana Beaty
November 15, 2020

Atlanta Braves’ first baseman, Freddie Freeman and Chicago White Sox’s first baseman, Jose Abreu took home the MVP trophies in a shortened 60 game season. Freeman demolished his competition in...

Chico athletes reflect on shortened season

#20 Kristin Worley takes an at bat in a softball game at Chico State (Ryan McCasland/Chico State Sports Information)
November 11, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has halted sports programs at Chico State since March. Before COVID-19, the spring sports teams were playing well and had a shot to make a deep run in the playoffs. The softball...

Haley Ison: a basketball star for the Wildcats

#23 Haley Ison is a junior and current member of the Chico State Wildcats women's basketball team (Ryan McCasland/Chico State Sports Information)
November 8, 2020

Haley Ison is a junior at Chico State and is one of the rising stars on the basketball team. She grew up in Laguna Niguel, California and quickly developed a passion for the game of basketball. “I...

Sara Mitrano: a catching star for the Wildcats

#15 Sara Mitrano catches a pitch in a softball game at Chico State (Ryan McCasland/Chico State Sports Information)
November 5, 2020

Sara Mitrano, a current catcher on the roster for the Wildcats, is in her senior year at Chico State. She is considered to be one of the leaders on her team. Mitrano was born in Ventura, California, but...

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