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With sweep of Seawolves, both men and women bring playoff basketball to Acker Gym in Chico

With sweep of Seawolves, both men and women bring playoff basketball to Acker Gym in Chico

Courtney Chapman

February 24, 2018


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The Sonoma State Seawolves were no match for our Wildcats this weekend with losses of 75-68 against the women and 65-62 against the men. Seniors Whitney Branham and Kayla Taylor were putting work in on the court and points up on the board. Branham ended the game with 18 points while Taylor ended her...

Women win as Branham breaks 3-point record while men struggle in San Francisco

Women win as Branham breaks 3-point record while men struggle in San Francisco

Courtney Chapman

February 23, 2018


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The Chico State women dominated the San Fransisco State Gators in an exciting game resulting in a win of 63-49. The men fought hard but ultimately lost 38-67 against the Gators.Whitney Branham and Kayla Taylor both shined on the court, scoring a combined total of 34 out of the 63 total game points sc...

Wildcat of the Week – Senior Basketball Edition

Wildcat of the Week – Senior Basketball Edition

Courtney Chapman

February 21, 2018


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On a special edition of Wildcat of the Week, Chico State basketball seniors Kayla Taylor, Jalen McFerren, Haley Cremen, Corey Silverstrom, Whitney Branham and Isaiah Ellis and Jo Paine reminisced about their time at Chico. Q: What are your plans after college? Corey: I plan on pursuing a pro...

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 3, 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...

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