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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...

Wildcat’s softball all-time leader in wins signs on to play overseas

Wildcat’s softball all-time leader in wins signs on to play overseas

Justin Couchot

April 11, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

After four years dominating in the circle for the Chico State softball team, the Wildcats all-time leader in wins, Haley Gilham, has committed to continuing her pitching career in the Netherlands following graduation.The reigning California Collegiate Athletic Association pitcher of the year was not r...

Wildcat softball topping Chico State record book and CCAA leaderboard

Wildcat softball topping Chico State record book and CCAA leaderboard

Katalina Santamaria

April 10, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team has shown fans week after week why it is the No. 3 ranked Division II team in the nation. The team sits atop the California Collegiate Athletic Association with a record of 35-3 overall and a 25-3 record in conference. On top of an outstanding season, the team has broken...

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


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

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...

Take a day trip to the Flumes

Take a day trip to the Flumes

Austin Schreiber

April 8, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

Accessible aqueducts, amazing views, large boulders, red newts and a true sense of nature are five things you can find at the Flumes.The Flumes are a series of small water bridges that run alongside the Feather River. The unique metal and wood catwalks over the river allow people to walk across.To get to the Flumes, you are going to need to drive to Paradise, wh...

Chico State track and field finds success at home in Twilight Invitational

Chico State track and field finds success at home in Twilight Invitational

Andrew Baumgartner

April 8, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports, Track and field

In the final home track meet of the year, Chico State's track and field teams saw plenty of first place finishes at The Chico Distance Carnival and Twilight Invitational.One of those first-place finishers was Hasani Barrett in the 4x400 meter relay.Barrett is one Wildcat who likes to compete at home....

Chico State cycling’s success leading to growth on the road

Chico State cycling’s success leading to growth on the road

Noah Enns

April 6, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State cycling club had its most members ever this fall semester for its mountain team and the road team is still growing for the spring semester.Chico State is more known for its mountain team as last semester the team took part in nationals. Cyclist Ben Johnson took eighth in men's downhill....

1-16 upset tops March Madness upsets as Villanova takes home National Championship

1-16 upset tops March Madness upsets as Villanova takes home National Championship

Courtney Chapman

April 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

The 2018 March Madness certainly lived up to its name. The tournament was full of upset wins, many surprises and history being made. Last time you checked in, March Madness was moving into the Elite Eight which consisted of: No. 1 seed Kansas University and No. 2 seed Duke from the Midwestern confere...

Chico State golf plays well at last tournament before CCAA Championships

Chico State golf plays well at last tournament before CCAA Championships

Andrew Baumgartner

April 4, 2018


Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Sports

The Chico State men's golf team placed fourth out of 13 teams at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational in Turlock on Tuesday.The Chico State women's golf team meanwhile placed sixth out of 13 teams at the Sonoma State Spring Invitational in Rohnert Park on Tuesday. The men were led by Christopher Colla who finish...

Wildcat of the Week: Wendy Cardinali

Wildcat of the Week: Wendy Cardinali

Katalina Santamaria

April 4, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Video, Wildcat of the Week

Wendy Cardinali is the starting shortstop and leadoff hitter for Chico State's softball team. Cardinali is a transfer student from Division I Fresno State who is in her junior year as a kinesiology major. Cardinali has been a big part of the successful Wildcat offense this season. She has 35 hits on...

Getting involved with the great outdoors through Chico State’s Adventure Outings

Getting involved with the great outdoors through Chico State’s Adventure Outings

Courtney Chapman

April 3, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

If you're like me and like trying new things but hate being that person that doesn't know what they're doing, then Adventure Outings is for you! Chico State offers this unique outdoor recreation program to students and community members alike. "The trips offer a really wide variety of opti...

Top five moments from MLB opening weekend

Top five moments from MLB opening weekend

Austin Schreiber

April 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

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...

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