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Wildcat men win on memorable Senior Night at Acker Gym

Wildcat men win on memorable Senior Night at Acker Gym

Courtney Chapman

February 18, 2018


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The Wildcats were victorious 71-63 against the Cal State San Marcos Cougars at home Saturday night for Senior Night. Corey Silverstrom, Jalen McFerren, and Isaiah Ellis all played their final home game at Chico State and were honored with a ceremony before the night's gamee. The night brought a lot...

Women’s basketball brings home the win as seniors lead by example

Women’s basketball brings home the win as seniors lead by example

Courtney Chapman

February 18, 2018


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The Wildcats showed up ready to defend Aker one last time this year and did just that defeating Cal State San Marcos 74-56 in an explosive game Saturday night during Senior Night for the Wildcats. There was a ceremony for the senior players before the game. Their families surrounded them as their tim...

Men’s basketball team outlasts Tritons, women’s team falls short of upset

Men’s basketball team outlasts Tritons, women’s team falls short of upset

Noah Enns

February 16, 2018


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The Wildcats split victories Thursday night as the men’s basketball team came away with a win by a score of 66-56 in a tough battle against the UC San Diego Tritons. Despite a strong showing, the women’s team fell short of an upset by a score of 67-55. The men’s team came out firing and opened...

‘Through The Red Door’ book signing at Chico State gets emotional

‘Through The Red Door’ book signing at Chico State gets emotional

Andrew Baumgartner

February 15, 2018


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A Valentines Day book signing led by author Carson Medley and Chico State men's basketball coach Greg Clink, shows appreciation for basketball, reporting, and writing."Through The Red Door," by Carson Medley gives readers an all access look at the highlights of the 2015-2016 Chico State men's basketball team.Medley followed around the team as if he was one of them during their championship seas...

Amir Carraway yet another Wildcat playing worldwide

Amir Carraway yet another Wildcat playing worldwide

Courtney Chapman

February 14, 2018


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Chico State basketball has produced talent who now play in many professional leagues, with Amir Carraway being just another example of the talent coach Greg Clink and the rest of the Chico State basketball program has produced.Reminiscing on his time at Chico, Carraway was grateful for the things he...

Wildcats rally but fall short of victory against Stanislaus State

Wildcats rally but fall short of victory against Stanislaus State

Katalina Santamaria

February 8, 2018


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The Chico State's men basketball team fell short of a victory Thursday night in a 78-88 loss against Stanislaus State. The Wildcats played a well fought game against the Warriors but ultimately fell short in the final stretch of the game. With 1:57 left in the game senior guard Corey Silverstrom...

Wildcat of the week – Kayla Taylor

Wildcat of the week – Kayla Taylor

February 7, 2018


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Wildcats men continue hot streak, women snap losing streak against East Bay

Wildcats men continue hot streak, women snap losing streak against East Bay

Courtney Chapman

February 4, 2018


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The Wildcats came to play against Cal State East Bay Saturday night winning the women's game 70-64 and the men following suite with a 70-59 victory . The women's team came out on top against Cal State East Bay for the first time since 2013.They were led by leading scorer Whitney Branham and her 17 point...

Wildcat men and women dominate in Acker

Wildcat men and women dominate in Acker

Noah Enns

February 2, 2018


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The men’s basketball team extend their win streak to six as they beat Cal State Monterey Bay by a score of 94-77 Thursday. The Wildcats scored their most points of the season with 94 and were hitting on all cylinders. Good ball movement led to layups and three pointers to keep the Wildcats in control...

Isaiah Ellis scores CCAA Player of the Week

Isaiah Ellis scores CCAA Player of the Week

Courtney Chapman

January 31, 2018


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Chico State forward Isaiah Ellis added yet another accomplishment to his Wildcat career after winning the California Collegiate Athletic Association Player of the Week Award for Jan. 22-28. The Antelope High School alumnus has been an essential player for the Wildcats men’s basketball team on both sid...

NBA All Star Draft gets a new set of rules

NBA All Star Draft gets a new set of rules

January 31, 2018


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In previous years, the NBA All Star Game was always the best players from the Western Conference squaring off against the best players from the Eastern Conference. Just like All Star festivities in most other professional sport leagues, the NBA All Star Game started to lack excitement, resulting in...

Wildcat men stay hot, women continue to struggle on the road

Wildcat men stay hot, women continue to struggle on the road

Katalina Santamaria

January 28, 2018


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The men's basketball team continued a dominant road series with a 85-58 win over Cal State Los Angeles Saturday night. Isaiah Ellis had another terrific night scoring 26 points which is a new season-high for the senior. Sophomore Justin Briggs had a career-high 23 points and nine rebounds in one of...

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