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Wildcats begin road trip with victory

Wildcats begin road trip with victory

benjamin marquez

January 24, 2014


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The Chico State women's basketball team kicked off their road trip by defeating the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos 85-73 on Thursday. Senior guard Jazmine Miller dropped 17 points, six assists and four rebounds to push the Wildcats to another victory. Six Wildcats were in double figures as they buried a seas...

Cat Bites: Upholding a reputation in sports media

Cat Bites: Upholding a reputation in sports media

Nicholas Woodard

January 24, 2014


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Angry, boastful and disrespectful in more ways than one. No, this isn’t your average thug. This is Seattle Seahawks cornerback and the new lightning rod of sports media, Richard Sherman. By now, most people have seen or at least heard of his antics during his postgame interview from Sund...

Wildcats suffer first losing streak of season

Wildcats suffer first losing streak of season

Sergio Sanchez

January 24, 2014


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The Chico State men's basketball team lost another tough game Thursday night against the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos by a final score of 67-64.The 'Cats shot 42.31% from the field the first half, while the Broncos shot 50%. But Chico State found itself only trailing by two points at halftime, 29-31.The s...

Wildcat baseball still a conference-wide threat

Wildcat baseball still a conference-wide threat

Gregory Burns

January 22, 2014


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Unfortunately, there is no textbook, fool-proof way for a baseball club to bounce back after losing two-thirds of its starting lineup. Luckily, Wildcat fans shouldn't worry. To compensate for the loss of seasoned veterans, Chico State baseball coach Dave Taylor is prepared for the upcoming season. Boasting a rap sheet that in...

A new softball season is greeted with a fresh face

A new softball season is greeted with a fresh face

Ryan Grady

January 22, 2014


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Sammi Ridgway, a junior kinesiology major, works everyday to up her softball game for the new season and looks forward to playing in a Division II team. After two successful seasons at the junior college level, the Chico State transfer student is looking forward to hitting the softball field this season. Ridgway, a junior transfer student from...

Bench players keep Wildcat basketball on point

benjamin marquez

January 21, 2014


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The unsung 'Cats of the Chico State men's basketball team are bringing the roar to opponents, one substitution at a time. The Wildcats are currently 11-3 overall and currently sit in fourth place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Div. II standings. A key success of the 'Cats winning formula h...

Returning Wildcats will help track team continue its legacy

Returning Wildcats will help track team continue its legacy

Lee Masten

January 21, 2014


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After a decade of dominance in the CCAA conference, the Chico State track team makes it look easy. Chico has nothing to fear as some of the best talent in the CCAA and in the nation are returning for the 2014 season. For the Wildcats, three returning athletes in particular give the competition nightmares. Sen...

‘Cats guard breaks records, receives honors

‘Cats guard breaks records, receives honors

Nicholas Woodard

January 20, 2014


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A career high in points. Two huge milestones reached. And CCAA Player of the Week.Just another Saturday night at Acker Gym for senior Jazmine Miller. The women’s basketball guard had a career night Jan. 11, scoring a career-high 26 points, passing former teammate Synchro Bull for 10th all-time in po...

Otters stun Wildcats, snap home win streak

Sergio Sanchez

January 19, 2014


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The Chico State men's basketball team suffered a heart breaking loss Saturday night against the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters by a final score of 73-72.Going into the game the 'Cats had a 17-game home win streak. That didn't matter to the Otters who fought until the very end with a 3-pointer at the buzzer, stunning Acker Gym.The first half was immediately started with a 9-0 ...

Wildcats annihilate Otters, close out weekend with win

Wildcats annihilate Otters, close out weekend with win

benjamin marquez

January 19, 2014


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The Chico State women's basketball team defeated the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters Saturday 62-48.In the first half, the Wildcats stingy defense held the Otters to just 8-30 from the field at a whopping low 26% shooting. The 'Cats also had a duo scoring attack from junior guard Hannah Womack and seni...

Wildcats pull out win against Cal State East Bay

Sergio Sanchez

January 18, 2014


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The Chico State men's basketball team edged out a victory over Cal State East Bay with a final score of 83-75.The 'Cats were led by senior Sean Park and junior Jordan Semple. Park scored his 1,000th career point, putting him 13th all-time in the Chico State record books. Semple grabbed his 500th rebound making him 12t...

‘Cats fall short to Cal State East Bay

‘Cats fall short to Cal State East Bay

benjamin marquez

January 17, 2014


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The Chico State women's basketball team lost Friday to the Cal State East Bay Pioneers 64-61. In a nail bitting game, the 'Cats fell short by a missed free throw from senior point guard Courtney Hamilton. In the first half the Wildcats played sloppy and had difficulties breaking the Pioneers press and half co...

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