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Chico State’s basketball team gets their first win

Chico State’s basketball team gets their first win

Patrick Pace

November 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team recorded their first win of the season against Biola University in the California Collegiate Athletic Association/Pac West Challenge. The 'Cats have had a rough week and a half. After losing to Division I opponents, Stanford and the University of Arizona, in exhibition...

First rankings by committee are out

First rankings by committee are out

Noah Enns

November 7, 2017


Filed under Football, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The first College Football playoff poll has been released by the committee and there is a lot to learn from the first poll of the season.By the rankings of the committee, the teams who would play in the playoffs are Georgia, Alabama, Notre Dame and Clemson. The biggest shock to almost everyone is that...

Corey Silverstrom dominates the hardwood and the gaming world

Corey Silverstrom dominates the hardwood and the gaming world

Patrick Pace

November 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Basketball isn't Corey Silverstrom's only aptitude. Silverstrom is also a professional gamer, which is something most people do not know about. Silverstrom, also known as “Legggit," within the competitive gaming community is a member of Team Vendetta. Silverstrom and his team have competed in M...

Wildcat of the Week

Wildcat of the Week

Patrick Pace and Sean Martens

November 1, 2017


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Anna Baytosh is a senior outside hitter for the Chico State volleyball team. She has played a key role on the team since her sophomore season. Baytosh and the 'Cats have won six of their last seven games to make an unexpected rise to the top of the North Division of the CCAA. When did you start pl...

Astros and Dodgers making World Series exciting for all

Astros and Dodgers making World Series exciting for all

Justin Couchot

October 31, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

A year after the Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years, both the Astros and Dodgers are seeking to end World Series droughts of their own.The Astros, are yet to win a World Series in their franchise's 48 year history, while the Dodgers are seeking to end a 29 year stretch of their own without winning the title. Unlike the Astros who have never won, the Dod...

Wildcats participate in the ultimate sport

Wildcats participate in the ultimate sport

Rebecca Norton

October 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

You may see a couple players on campus practicing their skills for ultimate frisbee, but this sport has more technique and hard work then the untrained eye would know. The assistant coach Austin Marden was kind enough to meet with me during their practice time and explain in depth about the sport, the...

Wildcat finally looking up to par

Wildcat finally looking up to par

Noah Enns

October 29, 2017


Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State golf team has begun their fall season and junior Jordan Oliver looks to be a big part of the team’s success.Oliver shot his best collegiate round ever at the Wildcats’ last tournament in Monterey. He shot a six under and a score of 66 for the round. “It was my best roun...

Wildcat of the Week

Wildcat of the Week

Patrick Pace

October 26, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Donta'e Garcia is a senior defender on the Chico State men's soccer team. A transfer student from Santa Rosa, Garcia will play a key role in the team's upcoming postseason run. He has come on strong in the last few matches of the season, scoring three goals in as many games. When did you start playin...

Wildcats finish strong for senior day

Wildcats finish strong for senior day

Justin Couchot

October 25, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The seniors lead by example for the Wildcats this weekend, finishing strong on senior day for both men's and women's soccer.After confirming their playoff appearance in a shutout Friday, the Chico State men's soccer team finished Sunday just as strong as they hoped. On the women's side of the ball, the...

Leader of the Pack

Leader of the Pack

Terren Pouncy

October 23, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

Kyle Medina is not your average college student. While the average college student enjoys weekends filled with alcohol and bad decisions, Medina actively enjoys recovering for his upcoming runs, researching different aspects of improving his athletic performance and watching Dragon Ball Z videos. Medin...

Wildcat of the week

Patrick Pace and Sean Martens

October 22, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

Bekah Boyle is a sophomore outside hitter for the Chico State volleyball team. Only appearing in ten matches as a freshman, her role has expanded greatly within the team in her second season. Boyle has appeared in every game this year and currently leads the team in kills with 213. When did you s...

Wildcats overcome the Otters

Wildcats overcome the Otters

Patrick Pace

October 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Volleyball

The Chico State volleyball team upset the Cal State Monterey Otters in a thriller of a game on Saturday. After losing the first two sets of the competition, head coach Cody Hein decided to do something different with his line-up, starting junior defensive specialist Letysha Cephas and freshman opposite...

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