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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


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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


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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...

Despite split Friday, Wildcats take series 3-1 in Shamblin’s milestone win

Despite split Friday, Wildcats take series 3-1 in Shamblin’s milestone win

Katalina Santamaria

March 16, 2018


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After taking the first two games against UC San Diego Thursday, the Wildcats split the double header Friday, losing game one 10-2, and rebounding with a 9-6 win in game two. The game two win was a historic moment for Chico State Head Coach Angel Shamblin as she earned her 281st win since becoming ...

No. 1 Wildcats shut out No. 2 Tritons improving record to 25-2 on the season

No. 1 Wildcats shut out No. 2 Tritons improving record to 25-2 on the season

Katalina Santamaria

March 16, 2018


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The Chico State women’s softball team won both games of its double header Thursday night, shutting out UC San Diego 2-0 in game one, and following that with 6-0 victory in game two.With the wins, the Wildcats maintain their No. 1 ranking in the California Collegiate Athletic Association, as well as thei...

Chico State basketball admired for coaching prestige

Chico State basketball admired for coaching prestige

Courtney Chapman

March 15, 2018


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Despite losing two coaches from the 2016-2017 season, Chico State Men's Basketball Head Coach Greg Clink is excited to gain two new coaches that he hopes will help build a bright future for the team."It is always hard with a brand new staff because there are no other assistants around to show them how ...

Yoga proving to be the newest hit for Chico State athletics

Yoga proving to be the newest hit for Chico State athletics

Courtney Chapman

March 14, 2018


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“When I was a freshman, I remember thinking, ‘What the heck am I doing?’ I didn’t understand why we were doing yoga,” said Corey Silverstrom, one of Chico State men's basketball team's leading scorers last season, about hearing that he would be doing yoga with the team. Bu...

Wildcat of the Week – Joseph Ilaoa

Wildcat of the Week – Joseph Ilaoa

Andrew Baumgartner

March 14, 2018


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Joseph Ilaoa is a thrower for Chico State's track and field team. Ilaoa is in his junior year and continues to excel at the discus, shot put and hammer throws in his time as a Wildcat. Ilaoa's most recent success includes his finishes at the Kim Duyst Invitational in Turclock where he finished second in...

Waterski club built for the future

Waterski club built for the future

Noah Enns

March 13, 2018


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The Chico State Waterski Club is full of youth and excitement this spring. New members are still being added to the club, as they approach roughly 40 members.This year's club has many new members with many having little experience skiing. Most are freshman and expect to be the future of Chico State ...

Chico State’s 4×400 track team places first in tournament

Chico State’s 4×400 track team places first in tournament

Andrew Baumgartner

March 12, 2018


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Hard work has been paying off for the Chico State track and field team and last weekend's track meet results showed just that.The Chico State men and women’s 4x400 squad A teams each took first place in last weekend’s Kim Duyst Invitational, hosted by Stanislaus State.Hasani Barrett and Jena...

Late inning losses spoil series for Chico State baseball

Late inning losses spoil series for Chico State baseball

Austin Schreiber

March 12, 2018


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The Chico State baseball team had a rough weekend in Monterey Bay, dropping three of four games to the Otters.They are now 13-7 through their first 20 games of the season, 9-5 in conference.Game one, which was the longest in Chico State baseball history at 15 innings, disappointingly ended in an 11-12 loss...

Wildcats set new home run record in series sweep of Monterey Bay

Wildcats set new home run record in series sweep of Monterey Bay

Justin Couchot

March 11, 2018


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Entering the final two games of the series Saturday against Cal State Monterey Bay, the Chico State softball team needed just one home run to tie the record for most home runs as a team in a single season.The Wildcats didn't wait long. In the third inning of game one, Ari Marsh went deep for her secon...

Wildcat Invitational a success for Chico State Track and Field

Wildcat Invitational a success for Chico State Track and Field

Andrew Baumgartner

March 10, 2018


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After a few road track meets, the Chico State Track and Field athletes were ready for their first home meet of the year at the Wildcat Invitational held at University Stadium. The Wildcats were successful in their first home meet of the year taking first place in 16 of the 38 events.One of the notable f...

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