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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,...

Wildcats finish undefeated in Tournament of Champions improving to 31-3 on the year

Wildcats finish undefeated in Tournament of Champions improving to 31-3 on the year

Katalina Santamaria

March 27, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team continued their success in Turlock winning all five of their games over the three-day Tournament. The Wildcats are ranked the No.3 team in the nation and now improve to 31-3 on the year having now won six in a row including 12 of their last 13 games. The bats came alive...

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


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

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...

Wildcats win by mercy rule in Tournament of Champions

Wildcats win by mercy rule in Tournament of Champions

Katalina Santamaria

March 25, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team beat Montana State Saturday night 9-1 in the Tournament of Champions after a rain storm in Turlock limited the team to only one game on the day. Due to the rain changes were made to the schedule. The Wildcats were scheduled to play two games Saturday evening against Montana...

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...

March has brought the madness once again

March has brought the madness once again

Courtney Chapman

March 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Everyone knows that with every passing March, the most prestigious tournament in college basketball happens: March Madness. March Madness is a series of games against different seeds of Division I college basketball teams. The tournament starts off with 64 different teams playing each other depending...

Chico State men’s golf finishes second at The Joust at Goose Creek

Chico State men’s golf finishes second at The Joust at Goose Creek

Andrew Baumgartner

March 21, 2018


Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Chico State men's golf finished in second place at Goose Creek Golf Club in Jurupa Valley.The wildcat men finished eight strokes behind the leaders and hosts of the tournament California Baptist University, but 12 strokes ahead of the third place finisher, Simon Fraser University. This is the third tim...

Monkey Face makes great spring break hike

Monkey Face makes great spring break hike

Courtney Chapman

March 20, 2018


Filed under Community, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Staying in Chico over spring break and wanting to get out, explore and adventure? Thankfully Chico has a multitude of hiking trails throughout Upper and Lower Bidwell Park just waiting for visitors. Whether you're trying to find something to do with a group of friends or wanting something more exclusive...

Wildcats’ Grant Larson throws shutout against Pioneers to end four game skid

Wildcats’ Grant Larson throws shutout against Pioneers to end four game skid

Austin Schreiber

March 18, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State baseball team lost their first two games of the series against Cal State East Bay Saturday evening and early Sunday, but pitcher Grant Larson was able to stop the bleeding with a four hit shutout in game three Sunday at 2:30 p.m.The Wildcats won 8-0 in the second half of a double header Su...

Chico State track and field chases school history in Sacramento State Invitational

Chico State track and field chases school history in Sacramento State Invitational

Andrew Baumgartner

March 18, 2018


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

The Chico State men's and women's track and field team competed in the Sacramento State Hornet Invitational over the weekend, competing against Division I opponents and leaving with a handful of victories.Chico State's high jumper, Tyler Arroyo, was one of two Wildcat athletes to achieve a first place finish.Arroyo would jump over a mark of 6-8 3/4 feet.Arroyo beat out athletes from...

Men’s lacrosse club team looks to build with new, returning players

Men’s lacrosse club team looks to build with new, returning players

Noah Enns

March 17, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Despite just one win on the year so far, the Chico State men's lacrosse club team is staying positive with high hopes for the future.The Wildcats have a very young team this year and are looking to build. Their defense is mostly made up of upperclassmen while the offense is led by primarily younger p...

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