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Chico State women’s soccer team working towards new goals for 2018 season

Chico State women’s soccer team working towards new goals for 2018 season

Katalina Santamaria

April 27, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Soccer, Sports

After losing in the first round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Championship tournament last year, the Chico State women’s soccer team is looking to make improvements to ensure their spot in the National Championship in the upcoming season. The team started off 0-4 last season but...

Record number of quarterbacks in top 10

Record number of quarterbacks in top 10

Noah Enns

April 27, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

As the saying goes, it's a quarterback driven league and that was the case in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. A record four quarterbacks were taken in the top 10 of the draft and five overall in the first round, according to ESPN. The Cleveland Browns got things started with a surprise selection...

Chico State men’s golf wins CCAA title

Chico State men’s golf wins CCAA title

Andrew Baumgartner

April 26, 2018


Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State Wildcats are the California Collegiate Athletic Association champions in men's golf. Last year the Wildcats fell to Cal State Monterey Bay in the semifinals, but this year the two matched up in the finals in Chico at Butte Creek Country Club. Chico State finished victorious as they conclude...

Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #2

Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #2

Austin Schreiber, Kate Angeles, and Caitlyn Young

April 25, 2018


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

The Chico State baseball team has done extremely well the past couple years and a lot of that success is due its senior players. The Wildcats are fortunate enough to have 12 seniors on the team this year and this week we will feature the final six in honor of senior day. To check out the first six pl...

Top 5 moments in the first week of NBA playoffs 2018

Top 5 moments in the first week of NBA playoffs 2018

Courtney Chapman

April 24, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

After the excitement of March Madness, NBA fans are ready for playoffs and finals on the professional level.To understand the playoffs is to understand how the brackets and games are set up.The NBA Playoffs have 16 total teams, with the top eight teams from each conference participating. Teams in each co...

One Mile: A fun day trip in the sun near downtown Chico

One Mile: A fun day trip in the sun near downtown Chico

Katalina Santamaria and Rachael Bayuk

April 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

Located in the heart of Chico in historic Lower Bidwell Park, roughly five minutes from Downtown Chico and Chico State, it is a local favorite.Unlike hikes that may be snowed over or muddy during certain times of the year, One Mile is a year-round favorite.David Hines, a Chico State student and Chic...

Seniors finish strong as Wildcats baseball takes 3 of 4 from Toros

Seniors finish strong as Wildcats baseball takes 3 of 4 from Toros

Austin Schreiber

April 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

After dropping the opener by a score of 5-6, the Chico State baseball team was able to get its series win against Cal State Dominguez Hills after winning three games in a row by scores of 13-0, 7-0, and 13-7 Saturday and Sunday. Starting pitcher Hilario Tovar got things rolling for the Wildcats in...

CCAA men’s golf championship coming to Chico’s Butte Creek Country Club

CCAA men’s golf championship coming to Chico’s Butte Creek Country Club

Andrew Baumgartner

April 22, 2018


Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Sports

The Chico State men's golf team will be hosting the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship at the Butte Creek Country Club on April 23 through 25. The team has registered two first place finishes this season. The first one came at the Sonoma State Invitational and the other at the In...

Wildcats softball team set a new single season wins record with sweep of Jacks

Wildcats softball team set a new single season wins record with sweep of Jacks

Katalina Santamaria and Justin Couchot

April 22, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team improved to 43-3 in its four game sweep of Humboldt State. In doing so, Chico State also set a new single-season wins record, breaking the mark of 40 set in both 1980 and 2016. One pitcher who has broken several records as a Wildcat had another strong weekend in Humboldt. Ha...

Chico State track and field sets records among Division I competition

Chico State track and field sets records among Division I competition

Andrew Baumgartner

April 22, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Track and field

The Chico State track and field teams participated in four track meets over the weekend in preparation for the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship on May 3 through 5. Mt. Sac Invitational: Hosted by Mt. San Antonio College, the Wildcats produced a couple of school records. First, Hannah Dorman...

Errors and missed opportunities kill Wildcats hopes against Dominguez Hills

Errors and missed opportunities kill Wildcats hopes against Dominguez Hills

Noah Enns

April 21, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

The Chico State baseball team fell short of a win against Cal State Dominguez Hills, losing by a score of 6-5. Errors and missed opportunities doomed the Wildcats Friday. The ’Cats committed three errors that proved costly and left runners on base, including a bases loaded situation that could hav...

Chico State’s No. 1 women’s rugby team eyes championship dreams in round of 16

Chico State’s No. 1 women’s rugby team eyes championship dreams in round of 16

Noah Enns

April 20, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The No. 1 Chico State women's rugby club is heading to Stanford this weekend to take part in the Spring Championship Round of 16. The club takes on UC Santa Barbara at 3 p.m. Saturday."I think we had an idea we were going to have a pretty good season, but we definitely try to stay humble and hungry," said fu...

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