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How athletes deal with their worst nightmare-injuries

How athletes deal with their worst nightmare-injuries

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

March 13, 2019

As an athlete, the most important thing you can do is to keep your body well-maintained throughout the season. But with sports being as unpredictable as they are, injuries can occur in the blink of an eye.“You put all this time and effort into things just like writing a paper and the word docu...

The twisted turns of the men’s basketball season

The twisted turns of the men’s basketball season

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

March 13, 2019

The men’s basketball team faced a roller coaster ride of a season, ending up ranked 22 in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II West Region.The record for the season was 8-14 in conference, 6-5 at home, 3-9 away and 9-14 overall.“The resilience within the team with losing...

Wildcats sweep Pioneers after the rain

Wildcats sweep Pioneers after the rain

Brandon Downs

March 11, 2019

Wildcats baseball won three games within six hours Monday afternoon against Cal State East Bay, making it five straight wins for the team. Game one: On Sunday Turner Olson hit a three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning giving the Wildcats an 8-5 lead. In the bottom half of the inning...

Wildcats Track and Field perform strong despite rain

Wildcats Track and Field perform strong despite rain

Matthew Ferreira

March 10, 2019

Chico State hosted the Wildcat Invitational track meet Saturday at University Track Stadium. Both the men’s and women’s teams performed well at the invitational with many personal records being set, as well as having a few top-three finishes. One of the main focuses of the stadium was the weather....

Wildcat’s split doubleheader with Coyotes

Wildcat’s split doubleheader with Coyotes

March 9, 2019

The 9-2, No. 19, Cal State San Bernadino Coyotes came into Chico Friday looking to show the 14-3, No. 6, Chico State Wildcats that they belonged amongst the best in Division II. What followed was two games that came down to the last at-bats for both teams, a 2-1 win for Chico State followed by a 3-4...

Wildcats slip up in SoCal Invitational

Wildcats slip up in SoCal Invitational

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

March 7, 2019

The Men’s golf team took on the SoCal Invitational hosted by the University of California, San Diego on Tuesday. Through harsh weather conditions and a rigorous course, Chico State powered through the game and placed in a tie for fifth place.“We need to play smarter and that comes with expe...

Wildcats play through rain, earn share of 13th place at Tim Tierney Shootout

Wildcats play through rain, earn share of 13th place at Tim Tierney Shootout

Matthew Ferreira

March 6, 2019

The Chico State women’s golf team competed in the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout in Alameda on Monday and Tuesday. The team fought through the rain and wind to earn a share of 13th place with Point Loma Nazarene in the tournament. The Wildcats collectively scored a 318 on the first day of play and...

Chico State club basketball enjoys inaugural season

Chico State club basketball enjoys inaugural season

Noah Andrews

March 6, 2019

Chico State's Collegiate Sports Club Program was created to provide students an opportunity to participate in competitive sports against other intercollegiate teams while enhancing the students' university experience by aiding in their physical, social and academic development.It is with these values in...

Get to know Women’s Basketball Coach Brian Fogel

Get to know Women’s Basketball Coach Brian Fogel

Matthew Ferreira

March 5, 2019

Coach Brian Fogel finished his 11th year, at Chico State, coaching women's basketball on Saturday. Even though the Wildcats didn't finish the year how they wanted, coach Fogel has been there throughout to guide his student-athletes.He started his coaching career in 1989 as a grad assistant at Sonoma...

Larson makes history as Wildcats baseball gets back to winning

Larson makes history as Wildcats baseball gets back to winning

Brandon Downs

March 5, 2019

Chico State’s starting pitcher Grant Larson threw the first one-hit complete-game shutout in Chico State baseball history on Monday. The left-hander struck out a career-high 10 Cal State Monterey batters, leading the Wildcats to a 5-0 win and snapping the Wildcats six-game losing streak. “I...

Wildcat women’s basketball end Senior Night with eight straight loss

Wildcat women’s basketball end Senior Night with eight straight loss

Matthew Ferreira

March 4, 2019

The Chico State women’s basketball team lost their Senior Night game against Sonoma State Saturday night by a score of 71-59. Ending the season on an eight-game losing streak. The first quarter yielded little offense as both teams found it hard to get hot from the field. The teams tried their luck...

Men’s basketball fall to Sonoma State on Senior Night

Men’s basketball fall to Sonoma State on Senior Night

Noah Andrews

March 4, 2019

The Wildcats basketball season hasn't gone exactly as they hoped, but they still looked to close out their three seniors careers on a high note.Unfortunately for Marvin Timothy, Keith Datu, and Nate Ambrosini the Sonoma State Seawolves had other ideas in mind. The Seawolves put up a season-high 98 points...

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