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Wildcats fall short at home

First-year Rachel DeHart swings at a ball during a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Gabriella Bermudez

April 27, 2016

The Chico State softball team lost the first half of a doubleheader against the San Francisco State Gators 1-2 in Chico on April 23.The loss puts their conference play record at 33-12 with an overall record of 24-11.The 'Cats and Gators were held at a standstill for the beginning of the game; neither t...

Chico State cross-country teams finish strong

Will Reyes won the CCAA Runner of the Year award as a key part of the men's sixth-place NCAA Championship run this season. Photo courtesy Gary Towne.

December 14, 2015

The Wildcats rejoined the nation's elite, finishing the 2015 season off with the men's team placing sixth and the women’s taking fourth at the NCAA Championships on Nov. 21. The men’s team finished eight places better than last year while the women jumped nine places better than last year's pe...

Men’s basketball team beats San Francisco State 74-67

Head coach Greg Clink enters his eighth year as the head coach for the Chico State Wildcats. Photo credit: Caio Calado

December 10, 2015

Having trailed a majority of the game, the Chico State men’s basketball team beat San Francisco State 74-67 on the road in the final minutes of a thrilling game on Friday. The game was the 200th time the teams have faced off against each other and opened CCAA conference play. The game was televised on cable ...

Women’s basketball team loses 47-49 to San Francisco State

The Chico State women's basketball team fell 47-49 to San Francisco State in a close game on Dec. 4, ending its undefeated start to the season. Photo credit: Alicia Brogden

December 8, 2015

After winning its first four games of the season, the Chico State women’s basketball team ventured into the "City by the Bay" to take on San Francisco State in the California Collegiate Athletic Association opener for both teams last Friday night. Despite shooting 30.5 percent from the field, the Wildcats led for the majority of the game and found themselves in a ...

Women’s volleyball team swept 0-3 by Cal State Stanislaus

After being swept by the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors 0-3 in Turlock, the 'Cats are now 14-5 for the season and 6-3 in CCAA Conference play. Photo credit: John Domogma

Lars Gustafson

October 9, 2015

The tables were turned on the Chico State women's volleyball team as it was swept 0-3 by Cal State Stanislaus in Turlock, California on Oct. 6 after dealing out a 3-0 sweep of the Warriors at home last Saturday at home. The Cal State Stanislaus Warriors won in three sets: 26-24, 25-17, and 25-22.Set 1The game started off with a n...

The Orion Sports Network goes live Friday night

James Groh, the Orion Sports Network broadcaster for your 2015 Chico State sports season. Photo credit: George Johnston

Lars Gustafson

October 1, 2015

Tune in tomorrow at 6:50 p.m. for the Chico State men’s soccer team facing off against the California State University East Bay Pioneers with play-by-play commentary provided by Orion Sports Broadcaster, James Groh. The Orion will be providing live broadcasts of home games throughout the semester. St...

Women’s volleyball defeats Humboldt State in five sets

Janai Johnson, junior, smashes the ball back over the net for the Wildcats. Photo credit: John Domogma

Julie Ortega

September 28, 2015

After Friday night's loss against Sonoma State, the Wildcats were able to find success defeating Humboldt State 3-2 on Saturday, Sept. 26. The Wildcats got the victory with set scores of: 25-21, 22-25, 25-22, 23-25 and 15-12. The key for the 'Cats yet again was sophomore outside hitter Olivia Mediano, who ended the night ...

Nothing beats a pair of aces

Junior pitcher Brooke Langeloh winds up for a pitch on April 17 in a game against Humboldt State. Langeloh has wracked up 80 strikeouts this season, making her No. 8 in the conference for most strikeouts overall. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Dylan Wakefield

April 25, 2015

When it comes to poker, the best hand wins, and the Chico State softball team has two aces up its sleeves — Brooke Langeloh and Haley Gilham. Haley Gilham — 1.89 ERA 65 strikeouts (ranked No. 13 of 40 in conference for most strikeouts overall)35 walks109 hits allowed33 earned runs against478 ...

Utility players’ versatility key to softball’s playoff push

Ashley Huff gets ready to advance bases on Feb. 27 against her former team, the San Francisco State Gators. Photo credit: George Johnston

Lars Gustafson

April 18, 2015

Ashley Huff and Cailin Garmon are the Swiss army knives of Chico State softball and can play a variety of positions across the field. The duo of utility players both transferred this year and in their first season as Wildcats, they have become a key part of the playoff-bound team. Ashley Huff — junior kines...

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