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Chico State men and women’s golf finish top-10, continuing to progress

Chico State men and women’s golf finish top-10, continuing to progress

Andrew Baumgartner

March 7, 2018


Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Although darkness suspended the second round of play for the men's golf team they still finished in fifth place out of 17, while the women finished ninth out of 17 teams in the tournament.Chico State's men and women's golf teams registered another top 10 performance in the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout ...

‘Go green’ motto motivates Chico State softball to aim for the fences

‘Go green’ motto motivates Chico State softball to aim for the fences

Katalina Santamaria

March 7, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

“We’re ready to bring the fire,” said Kristin Worley, a sophomore outfielder, just after the Chico State softball team won their first five games of the season. The team is now 18-1 on the season with a national ranking reaching as high as No. 7 in Division II softball from the National Fastpitch...

Wildcat of the Week – Darby McFall

Wildcat of the Week – Darby McFall

Noah Enns and Caitlyn Young

March 7, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Video

Darby McFall is a fullback for the women's rugby club and is team captain. The senior has played for the club all four of her years at Chico State and she has been a big reason why the team is number one in the nation. Her leadership and play has contributed to much of the team's success.Q: How did you first get ...

Tyler Stofiel hits first career home run as Wildcats complete four-game sweep of San Francisco Gators

Tyler Stofiel hits first career home run as Wildcats complete four-game sweep of San Francisco Gators

Austin Schreiber

March 6, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State baseball team was able to overcome a couple of early defensive mistakes in game one to complete the four-game sweep of San Francisco State, winning by scores of 7-5 and 10-0. They are now 12-4 to start the season. In game one, the Wildcats got off to a rough start with sloppy defense...

Stanislaus State snaps Chico’s win streak; Wildcats fight to even series at 2-2

Stanislaus State snaps Chico’s win streak; Wildcats fight to even series at 2-2

Katalina Santamaria

March 5, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

Chico State softball broke even with Stanislaus State Monday in double header where the Wildcats would win game one 9-5 and fall to the Warriors in game two 4-1. In game one of the double header the Chico was dominant at bat. Kristin Worley and Ari Marsh had two hits and a stolen base each and the...

Stellar relief pitching leads Chico State baseball past San Francisco State

Stellar relief pitching leads Chico State baseball past San Francisco State

Austin Schreiber

March 5, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

After rainouts on Friday and Saturday, the Chico State baseball team came out playing strong Sunday, winning both games of the double header against San Francisco State by scores of 5-3 and 3-2.Both games were highlighted by strong pitching performances, particularly from the bullpen.In game one, pitcher Case...

Stanislaus State snaps Chico State softball 17 game win streak, Wildcats look to bounce back

Stanislaus State snaps Chico State softball 17 game win streak, Wildcats look to bounce back

Katalina Santamaria

March 4, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

Chico State softball fells short against Stanislaus State Sunday afternoon after losing 4-0 in game one of a double header, snapping the teams 17 game winning streak. Going into the game the ’Cats were undefeated with a record of 17-0 with no signs of being stopped. Unfortunately that came to a...

A look into the next generation of Wildcat basketball leaders

A look into the next generation of Wildcat basketball leaders

Courtney Chapman

March 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

“The seniors are huge leaders on the team right now. They definitely built our foundation and are leaving a legacy with us. I think that’s huge and when they leave, we will continue to carry that legacy,” said freshman Brynn Thoming.As Chico State's beloved seniors finish off their...

Chico State track team excels in Turlock

Chico State track team excels in Turlock

Andrew Baumgartner

March 4, 2018


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

Before the final event could start, the meet had to be delayed 45 minutes due to lightning in the area.The Chico State Wildcats track and field team competed in Turlock, CA Friday and Saturday and finished with some top results. Both the men and women's events saw a couple of first place finishes for the...

Seven Wildcats receive All-CCAA honors as regular season comes to a close

Seven Wildcats receive All-CCAA honors as regular season comes to a close

Andrew Baumgartner

March 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State men's and women's basketball players were awarded with All-CCAA honors for the season as the regular season came to a conclusion.On the men's side of the ball, Isaiah Ellis, Jalen McFerren, Corey Silverstrom, and Justin Briggs all won awards.For the women, Whitney Branham, Kayla Taylor, and McKena ...

Chico State men and women fall to Tritons in CCAA semifinals

Chico State men and women fall to Tritons in CCAA semifinals

Courtney Chapman and Justin Couchot

March 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

In a must win matchup for Chico State basketball where all 100 percent was needed from all its players, it was the UC San Diego Tritons who stood strong, defeating the Wildcat men 66-49, and 67-48 for the women.For the men, they went in as the higher seed in their matchup. However, when you shoot 29 ...

Wildcats softball team looking to break school records

Wildcats softball team looking to break school records

Katalina Santamaria

February 28, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State Women’s softball team is now 17-0 on the season where they are slowly reaching new heights to possibly break individual as well as team records.Pitching: ERA: Starting pitcher Haley Gilham currently holds the school's record for top ERA by a pitcher in a season at 1.31 and Gilh...

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