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Men’s golf excels in Alameda

Men’s golf excels in Alameda

Matthew Ferreira

March 21, 2019


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men’s golf team had a great outing Monday and Tuesday at the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout in Alameda. The teams all played three rounds at the Corica Park South Course.The Wildcats competed against 15 other teams and were able to outscore all but one of them.The team shot a tota...

March Madness brings the most exciting time of the college basketball season

March Madness brings the most exciting time of the college basketball season

Matthew Ferreira

March 19, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Saturday and Sunday were huge days in the National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s basketball world and as a result, we now have the official NCAA March Madness bracket.The tournament favorite among many, Duke University, won the ACC championship over Florida State on a terrific performan...

Love and support for five honored basketball players

Love and support for five honored basketball players

Brandon Downs

March 18, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Despite both teams missing the playoffs, five Chico State basketball players received recognition from the California Collegiate Athletic Association coaches for their hard work and success this season.The All-CCAA honors are broken down into three categories, with the division's brightest 10 stars ...

Women’s basketball experience ups and downs in long season

Women’s basketball experience ups and downs in long season

Matthew Ferreira

March 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Wildcats women's basketball team's season didn’t end the way that they planned on as they missed the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Tournament. It did, however, have a lot of excitement, ups and downs and entertaining games.The team’s season didn’t start on the ri...

Rain becoming a problem for Wildcats baseball and softball

Rain becoming a problem for Wildcats baseball and softball

Brandon Downs

March 13, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports

The Wildcats baseball and softball teams have not been able to play and practice how they would like due to this year's high amount of rain.The softball team has had four games postponed and six games canceled this season because of rain. That’s a total of 10 games the softball team has to either...

How athletes deal with their worst nightmare-injuries

How athletes deal with their worst nightmare-injuries

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

March 13, 2019


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Track and field

As an athlete, the most important thing you can do is to keep your body well-maintained throughout the season. But with sports being as unpredictable as they are, injuries can occur in the blink of an eye.“You put all this time and effort into things just like writing a paper and the word docu...

The twisted turns of the men’s basketball season

The twisted turns of the men’s basketball season

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

March 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The men’s basketball team faced a roller coaster ride of a season, ending up ranked 22 in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II West Region.The record for the season was 8-14 in conference, 6-5 at home, 3-9 away and 9-14 overall.“The resilience within the team with losing...

Wildcats sweep Pioneers after the rain

Wildcats sweep Pioneers after the rain

Brandon Downs

March 11, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Wildcats baseball won three games within six hours Monday afternoon against Cal State East Bay, making it five straight wins for the team. Game one: On Sunday Turner Olson hit a three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning giving the Wildcats an 8-5 lead. In the bottom half of the inning...

Wildcats Track and Field perform strong despite rain

Wildcats Track and Field perform strong despite rain

Matthew Ferreira

March 10, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and field

Chico State hosted the Wildcat Invitational track meet Saturday at University Track Stadium. Both the men’s and women’s teams performed well at the invitational with many personal records being set, as well as having a few top-three finishes. One of the main focuses of the stadium was the weather....

Wildcat’s split doubleheader with Coyotes

Wildcat’s split doubleheader with Coyotes

March 9, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

The 9-2, No. 19, Cal State San Bernadino Coyotes came into Chico Friday looking to show the 14-3, No. 6, Chico State Wildcats that they belonged amongst the best in Division II. What followed was two games that came down to the last at-bats for both teams, a 2-1 win for Chico State followed by a 3-4...

Wildcats slip up in SoCal Invitational

Wildcats slip up in SoCal Invitational

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

March 7, 2019


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Men’s golf team took on the SoCal Invitational hosted by the University of California, San Diego on Tuesday. Through harsh weather conditions and a rigorous course, Chico State powered through the game and placed in a tie for fifth place.“We need to play smarter and that comes with expe...

Wildcats play through rain, earn share of 13th place at Tim Tierney Shootout

Wildcats play through rain, earn share of 13th place at Tim Tierney Shootout

Matthew Ferreira

March 6, 2019


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women’s golf team competed in the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout in Alameda on Monday and Tuesday. The team fought through the rain and wind to earn a share of 13th place with Point Loma Nazarene in the tournament. The Wildcats collectively scored a 318 on the first day of play and...

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