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Brothers represent their hometown on the baseball diamond

Brothers represent their hometown on the baseball diamond

Arrow VanAbrams, Staff Writer

March 28, 2020

From playing Wiffle Ball together in 2010 to entering a new decade on the same collegiate baseball team, times have changed for the two Grissom brothers. Yet, their love and passion for baseball along with their brotherly bond still remains strong.  The elder brother, second baseman Tyler Gri...

Solid pitching and defense earns a series win

Solid pitching and defense earns a series win

Matthew Wreden

March 9, 2020

The Wildcats picked up a series win at Nettleton Stadium on Sunday after taking down the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes 9-0. This makes for back-to-back series wins for the Wildcats.     Skylar Limonchi and JT Navarro helped carry the Wildcats (15-7, 11-5 CCAA) to their win. ...

Wildcats take the series lead

Wildcats take the series lead

Arrow VanAbrams

March 8, 2020

The Wildcat baseball team (14-7) flipped the script on Cal State San Bernardino (7-14) on Saturday, winning 3-0 after losing their last matchup 0-3.  Chico State had the four-game series tied up 1-1 prior to the game against the significantly lower-ranked Coyotes. The Wildcats toughed out this win...

Wildcats split opening doubleheader with Coyotes

Alex Martin

March 6, 2020

The Wildcats opened up a big series at home with a doubleheader against the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes on March 6. They won the first game by a final of 5-2, but dropped the second that resulted in a 0-3 shutout. https://twitter.com/amjournalism130/status/1236109876528443392 In game one, the southpaw Grant Larson got the ball for the Wildcats. Larson pitched a complete game with four strikeouts while allowing j...

Wildcats hand San Francisco State their first loss of the season

Wildcats hand San Francisco State their first loss of the season

Alex Martin, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

It was an exciting day at Nettleton Stadium as the Wildcats took on the San Francisco State University Gators in game one of a four game series. Coming into the game, the Gators were undefeated, having won their first six games. It did not take long for the Wildcats to hop on the scoreboard. In the ...

Wildcats take series win over SF State Gators

Wildcats take series win over SF State Gators

Matthew Wreden

February 16, 2020

With a 2-2 count, two outs and two men on, Adam Muñoz stepped up in the bottom of the seventh inning looking to put up the go-ahead runs. Muñoz did exactly that and drilled one to center field to add two clutch RBIs.  “We practice getting that runner home all the time in practice. I was just tr...

Wildcats split doubleheader, snagging the series lead

Wildcats split doubleheader, snagging the series lead

Arrow VanAbrams

February 16, 2020

On Saturday, the Chico State Wildcat baseball team hosted the San Francisco State Gators in a doubleheader. The Wildcats took a tough loss in game one, 2-7, and won a nail biter in game two, 1-0.  These were the second and third games in a four-game series against SF State. The Wildcats won ...

Wildcats hand San Francisco State their first loss on the season

Wildcats hand San Francisco State their first loss on the season

Alex Martin

February 15, 2020

It was an exciting day at Nettleton Stadium as the Wildcats took on the San Francisco State Gators in game one of a four game series. Coming into the game, the Gators were undefeated having won their first six games. It did not take long for the Wildcats to hop on the scoreboard. In the bottom of the fi...

Wildcats sweep Sunbirds in home series opener with 37 runs

Wildcats sweep Sunbirds in home series opener with 37 runs

Matthew Wreden

February 9, 2020

In the bottom of the ninth inning in game two of the double header, Willie Lajoie stepped up to bat in a crucial situation for the Wildcats. Pressure was on. Lajoie drilled one up the left-center gap right past the shortstop for a Nettleton Stadium walk-off to complete a three-game sweep over the Fre...

The Wildcats rock Nettleton Stadium in home opener

The Wildcats rock Nettleton Stadium in home opener

Matthew Wreden

February 8, 2020

JT Navarro stepped up to the plate in the the top of the third inning with the bases loaded and a four run lead. Navarro wasted no time, swung at the first pitch he saw and blasted a towering moon shot to deep left field to extend the Wildcats’ lead 10-2. Navarro trotted around the bases and was met wi...

Baseball Season Preview

Baseball Season Preview

Arrow Van Abrams

February 4, 2020

The Chico State baseball team looks to immediately bring out their ‘A’ game after a 2019 season filled with highs and lows. The Wildcats began last season with a historically bad start.  “Last year was a really different year than most,” head coach Dave Taylor said. “We started out 0...

Orange Coast College baseball alumni reflect on the passing of Coach John Altobelli

Orange Coast College baseball alumni reflect on the passing of Coach John Altobelli

Matthew Wreden

February 4, 2020

John Altobelli was the former, beloved coach of three current Chico State baseball players. Prior to coming to Chico State to play baseball, the three athletes played for Altobelli at Orange Coast College. JT Navarro, Skylar Limonchi and Vince Inman played for the OCC Pirates, who are now mourning t...

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