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Wildcats come out victorious in their ninth straight

Chico State Wildcats take on the Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles in Acker Gym.
January 26, 2020

Chico State men’s basketball put on a show in Acker Gym on Saturday night as they beat the Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles by a score of 87-62. This led the Wildcats to their ninth straight victory. Junior...

‘Cats drop in CCAA standings

Junior pitcher AJ Epstein zones in on a pitch during a game against Sonoma State. Photo credit: Jacob Auby
May 3, 2016

The Chico State baseball team dropped from first to third in the North Division of the CCAA as a result of a 2-2 split series against San Francisco State on Sunday, May 1.Coming home with nothing but a...

Chico State baseball team solidifies first in CCAA North Division

Junior pitcher Clayton Gelfand winds up during a game against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus
April 25, 2016

The Wildcat baseball team pulled ahead in wins for the CCAA North Division in a game against Sonoma State at Nettleton Stadium on Friday, April 22. Before this game, Chico State was tied in the NCAA North...

Wildcats make comeback in Game 2

The Chico State softball team talks between innings in a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel
April 21, 2016

In Game 2 on Sunday, April 17, the Wildcats were coming out of a loss earlier in the day. Their winning streak was broken, but their determination and teamwork was still there. Runs were at a premium in...

Cortez tops CCAA in runs

Junior Sonny Cortez looks to the dugout in a game against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus
April 4, 2016

Sonny Cortez, a junior outfielder, is now leading the CCAA as the player with the most runs scored in the conference. In a game against the Cal State San Marcos Cougars on April 3, Cortez scored two runs,...

First-year softball player makes big impact

First-year Ari March prepares to hit the ball during the game against Monterey Bay on Feb. 20. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus
February 29, 2016

First-year student Ari Marsh is a force to be reckoned with on the Chico State softball field. This outfielder is making an impact early in her Wildcat athletic career.Marsh has played in every softball...

Women’s soccer coach scores 200th win

Shelby Lanksbury was the hero of the game, scoring the only goal and giving head coach Kim Sutton her 200th NCAA victory. Photo credit: Allisun Coote
September 24, 2015

The Chico State women’s soccer team won its third consecutive game at home on Saturday, Sept. 19, defeating Dominican University of California 1-0. The win gave head coach Kim Sutton her 200th NCAA...

Chico State men’s soccer wins 2-1 in overtime over Dominican University

September 18, 2015

The Chico State Wildcats won their first game of the season against Dominican University last Saturday. After the game went into overtime, Carter Johnson, sophomore midfielder, scored the winning goal....

Volleyball drops 2 in doubleheader for first losses of the season

Olivia Mediano has stepped into a big role in the 2015 season. Photo courtesy of Chico Wildcats.
September 15, 2015

The Wildcats lost both games on Friday's doubleheader at the Western Oregon Invitational. They suffered their first loss of the season to the Concordia University Cavaliers in the morning 2-3 and lost...

The future of Chico State football doesn’t look too bright

Anita Barker, Athletic director. Photo courtesy of Chico State Athletics.
September 15, 2015

Let's take a trip back in time— back to 1996 when Chico State played its final game against Sonoma State and won 25-20. The following year, the football program was cut. It was hard for the loyal...

Men’s cross-country shines in first meet of season

Orion file photo.
September 14, 2015

The Chico State men's cross-country team had its first meet of the year Friday afternoon at the Ash Creek Invitational in Monmouth, OR. They did not fail to impress grabbing first, second and third place...

Young ‘Cats stepping into big roles

The 2015 Chico State women's soccer team. Photo courtesy of Luke Reid
September 13, 2015

With the 2015 soccer season underway, the Chico State woman's soccer team is going to need its 19 first-year players to jump right in and compete. The team only has a total of 11 returning players. With...

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