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Wildcats top 3 from Vegas’ Desert Stinger Classic

Wildcats top 3 from Vegas’ Desert Stinger Classic

Katalina Santamaria

February 5, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team gave fans an outstanding performance and a reason to be excited for their season after winning the Desert Stinger Classic in Las Vegas. They finished the tournament with an impressive 5-0 record with 3 of their 5 wins ending in shut outs. The Wildcats recorded an impressive...

Wildcats takes home title in Desert Stinger Classic

Wildcats takes home title in Desert Stinger Classic

Katalina Santamaria

February 5, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team came out swinging in the debut of its 2018 season with a win at the Desert Stinger Tournament in Las Vegas. The Wildcats went 5-0 in the tournament for the second year in a row, however this year they claimed the title with the highest overall tournament score. In...

Wildcats men continue hot streak, women snap losing streak against East Bay

Wildcats men continue hot streak, women snap losing streak against East Bay

Courtney Chapman

February 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Wildcats came to play against Cal State East Bay Saturday night winning the women's game 70-64 and the men following suite with a 70-59 victory . The women's team came out on top against Cal State East Bay for the first time since 2013.They were led by leading scorer Whitney Branham and her 17 point...

Fresno Pacific snaps Wildcats 15 game home win streak

Fresno Pacific snaps Wildcats 15 game home win streak

Andrew Baumgartner

February 3, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State Wildcats dropped the series finale Saturday afternoon to Fresno Pacific by a score of 6-3. On a sunny day at Nettleton stadium Chico State scored first with an RBI single by designated hitter Trevor Steinman knocking in first baseman Kyle Blakeman for an early 1-0 lead in the second...

Chico State baseball start season with sweep

Chico State baseball start season with sweep

Austin Schreiber

February 3, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State baseball team started their season with back-to-back wins Friday as they cruised past Fresno Pacific 9-5 in the first game and followed that with a 6-2 victory.In game one, starting pitcher Casey Costello threw five strong innings, giving up one earned run and striking out five.The Wildcats led 1-0...

Wildcat men and women dominate in Acker

Wildcat men and women dominate in Acker

Noah Enns

February 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The men’s basketball team extend their win streak to six as they beat Cal State Monterey Bay by a score of 94-77 Thursday. The Wildcats scored their most points of the season with 94 and were hitting on all cylinders. Good ball movement led to layups and three pointers to keep the Wildcats in control...

Isaiah Ellis scores CCAA Player of the Week

Isaiah Ellis scores CCAA Player of the Week

Courtney Chapman

January 31, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Chico State forward Isaiah Ellis added yet another accomplishment to his Wildcat career after winning the California Collegiate Athletic Association Player of the Week Award for Jan. 22-28. The Antelope High School alumnus has been an essential player for the Wildcats men’s basketball team on both sid...

Despite preseason honors, Wildcats’ Santos keeps individual stats in perspective

Despite preseason honors, Wildcats’ Santos keeps individual stats in perspective

Austin Schreiber

January 31, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Cameron Santos is a senior infielder on Chico State’s baseball team and was recently awarded preseason first-team honors for the all-west region. When asked about first-team honors, Santos said, “It is an awesome honor. Knowing I have worked extremely hard this entire year up to this opening week...

NBA All Star Draft gets a new set of rules

NBA All Star Draft gets a new set of rules

January 31, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

In previous years, the NBA All Star Game was always the best players from the Western Conference squaring off against the best players from the Eastern Conference. Just like All Star festivities in most other professional sport leagues, the NBA All Star Game started to lack excitement, resulting in...

Get to know Chico’s Ultimate sport

Get to know Chico’s Ultimate sport

January 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A game on the rise in popularity across the sports world is Ultimate Frisbee and Chico State is proud to feature its own men's and women’s club teams. The men's team was founded in 1997. Men's Ultimate competes in tournaments in California, Nevada and Oregon. Chico State's Ultimate teams plays...

Chico State men’s golf hits the course

Chico State men’s golf hits the course

Andrew Baumgartner

January 28, 2018


Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State men's golf team is off to an early start by coming back early from break to prepare for this year's tournaments.Nick Green is in his second year of being head coach for the Chico State men's golf team and looks to build a successful team this semester.The team's roster is full and com...

NFL Pro Bowl run down

NFL Pro Bowl run down

January 28, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The NFL Pro Bowl is always held the week before the nation’s biggest game, the Super Bowl. For decades, the Pro Bowl was played in Honolulu, Hawaii. This changed last year when the game was held in Orlando and will be again in 2018. The Pro Bowl gives viewers an opportunity to witness the best...

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