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Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #1

Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #1

Austin Schreiber

April 11, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Video

  The Chico State baseball team brings in some of the top players from the state of California and these past four years were no different. This year's senior class has a mix of players who came to Chico straight from high school, transfers who came for two years, as well as a transfer who came...

Tovar pitches game one gem, ‘Cats get pummeled in game two

Tovar pitches game one gem, ‘Cats get pummeled in game two

Noah Enns

April 9, 2018


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The Chico State baseball team split its home doubleheader with the UC San Diego Tritons Sunday, winning game one by a score of 7-0 and falling in game two 11-2. In game one, pitcher Hilario Tovar had all his pitches working. Tovar pitched 7 1/3 innings allowing four hits and zero runs. The win was...

Top five moments from MLB opening weekend

Top five moments from MLB opening weekend

Austin Schreiber

April 2, 2018


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1. Ian Happ hits a home run on the 1st pitch of the 2018 MLB season.Cubs center fielder Ian Happ got the 2018 MLB season off to an exciting start by homering on the very first pitch of the game. Marlins pitcher Jose Urena tried to throw a first pitch fastball over the plate, and Happ jumped all over it, launching the ball over th...

Wildcats rally late to take second game and split doubleheader

Wildcats rally late to take second game and split doubleheader

Noah Enns

March 31, 2018


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The Chico State baseball team split today's doubleheader with Cal State Los Angeles. The Wildcats lost the first game by a score of 8-4 and won the second game by a score of 3-1.Chico State was able to end a four game losing streak in the second game and will look to split the series with Cal State LA ...

Blakeman’s big day not enough to get Wildcat’s baseball the win

Blakeman’s big day not enough to get Wildcat’s baseball the win

Austin Schreiber

March 29, 2018


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The Chico State baseball team began their road trip with a 4-7 loss to Cal State Los Angeles in LA. Casey Costello started the game for the Wildcats and gave up five runs, four earned over 5 1/3 innings. Sloppy defense has haunted Chico State recently, as they have now made 17 errors in the past four...

Chico State Assistant baseball Coach Joe Garcia talks hitters’ approach

Chico State Assistant baseball Coach Joe Garcia talks hitters’ approach

Austin Schreiber

March 28, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Anyone who has played baseball before knows that hitting is no easy task. Making contact with a 90 mph fastball is already difficult enough. Throw in pitchers who throw 75 mph change-ups, curveballs and sliders that sweep across the plate and hitting the ball becomes even more complicated. That's...

California MLB teams make final cuts, prepare for the season

California MLB teams make final cuts, prepare for the season

Austin Schreiber

March 27, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

With opening day a week away, it's time to start thinking about Major League Baseball again. Spring training is wrapping up and teams are making their final roster cuts. With Chico having no professional sports team, many students and locals are fans of teams from northern or southern California,...

Poor starting pitching and five errors lead to series split for Chico State

Poor starting pitching and five errors lead to series split for Chico State

Austin Schreiber

March 26, 2018


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The Chico State baseball team got off to a rough start in their final game against Cal State San Bernardino, and ultimately lost by a score of 3-11, forcing a series split. Before the game, assistant coach Jose Garcia talked about setting the tone. "It starts with pitching and defense. Will (Curless)...

Chico State baseball overcomes six errors in split with San Bernardino

Chico State baseball overcomes six errors  in split with San Bernardino

Austin Schreiber

March 25, 2018


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The Chico State baseball team split a doubleheader against Cal State Bernardino, winning the first game by a score of 13-4 and losing the second game 0-4. The first game got off to a sloppy start for the Wildcats, who gave up three unearned runs on six errors. However, they were able to make up...

California MLB teams make final cuts, prepare for the season

California MLB teams make final cuts, prepare for the season

Austin Schreiber

March 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

With opening day a week away, it's time to start thinking about Major League Baseball again. Spring training is wrapping up and teams are making their final roster cuts. Baseball fanatics everywhere are feeling antsy patiently waiting to see how their favorite teams will perform this year. With Chico...

Yoga proving to be the newest hit for Chico State athletics

Yoga proving to be the newest hit for Chico State athletics

Courtney Chapman

March 14, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

“When I was a freshman, I remember thinking, ‘What the heck am I doing?’ I didn’t understand why we were doing yoga,” said Corey Silverstrom, one of Chico State men's basketball team's leading scorers last season, about hearing that he would be doing yoga with the team. Bu...

Late inning losses spoil series for Chico State baseball

Late inning losses spoil series for Chico State baseball

Austin Schreiber

March 12, 2018


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The Chico State baseball team had a rough weekend in Monterey Bay, dropping three of four games to the Otters.They are now 13-7 through their first 20 games of the season, 9-5 in conference.Game one, which was the longest in Chico State baseball history at 15 innings, disappointingly ended in an 11-12 loss...

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