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Faces in the Crowd: Anti-drug advocate supports softball-playing daughter

Faces in the Crowd: Anti-drug advocate supports softball-playing daughter

Angelo Boscacci

April 2, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

Melissa Siebers attended the softball game Friday not only to watch her daughter, sophomore outfielder Alli Cook, but to honor the second annual Not One More day. Siebers is the president of Not One More, which aims to educate families about the hazards of heroin and other drug abuse, according to its website. Siebers suffered a tough loss, which i...

Wildcats split series with Cal State San Bernardino

Wildcats split series with Cal State San Bernardino

Emerson Keenan

March 31, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

Coming into this weekend, the Chico State softball team knew it was going to have to work. After being swept by the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes team last season, which effectively ended the Wildcats playoff hopes, Chico State was happy to split the four game series. The Wildcats lost game one, 9...

Wildcats split doubleheader against Coyotes

Wildcats split doubleheader against Coyotes

Angelo Boscacci

March 29, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Wildcats softball team laid an egg in the first game losing 4-0 but got its revenge in the second game winning 5-0. Pitching was a struggle in game one as starting pitcher Alex Molina threw 3.2 innings, gave up three earned runs and four hits, while only striking out two. San Bernardino got on the ...

Pitcher grand slams as hitter

Pitcher grand slams as hitter

Emerson Keenan

March 25, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

Senior pitcher Alex Molina stepped into the batter’s box with the bases loaded. Humboldt State is holding on to a 5-2 lead and with a swing of the bat, Molina sends a grand slam over the fence giving the 'Cats a 6-5 lead. The Wildcats went on to win the game 8-7 March 2. Not only did Molina hit the...

Sweet sweep for ’Cats softball team

Sweet sweep for ’Cats softball team

Emerson Keenan

March 15, 2014


Filed under Softball

The Chico State softball team's offense came alive once again against Pace University, sweeping the doubleheader 7-3 and 9-1, while moving above .500 for the first time this season. Junior second basemen Kelli Keefe had four runs and four hits in both games. Junior shortstop Emily McEnaney hit a home...

Dramatic comeback helps the Wildcats win game, series

Dramatic comeback helps the Wildcats win game, series

Emerson Keenan

March 9, 2014


Filed under Softball

A fierce two-out rally in the bottom of the seventh inning of the second game of Saturday's twin bill gives the Wildcats a dramatic win and the series against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros. "It really shows the heart of our team and that we can put together good at-bats," coach Angel Sha...

’Cats split Friday doubleheader against Toros

’Cats split Friday doubleheader against Toros

Angelo Boscacci

March 8, 2014


Filed under Softball

The Chico State WIldcats softball team split a doubleheader Friday against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros. Chico lost the first game 9-0, then came back with a vengeance winning game two 7-0. The first game started off with the Toros getting to 'Cats starting pitcher Alex Molina early. Molina was tagged...

Wildcats offense comes alive, splits series with Humboldt State

Wildcats offense comes alive, splits series with Humboldt State

Emerson Keenan

March 3, 2014


Filed under Softball

The Chico State softball team was able to claw one win out of the four game series with the No. 1 ranked Humboldt State Jacks. Sunday, the team split the doubleheader while it had the offense on full throttle, finishing the day with a 8-7 win and a 11-8 loss. Early Sunday morning, the Wildcats offense led t...

Tough Saturday for ’Cats softball

Tough Saturday for ’Cats softball

Angelo Boscacci

March 2, 2014


Filed under Softball

The Chico State softball team were on the wrong end of a doubleheader Saturday in Humboldt as it lost game one 2-1 and game two 6-4. Game one started off with the Wildcats scoring first. Sophomore outfielder Alli Cook singled in the first inning that scored in Sammi Ridgway. The Cats' lead 1-0 but that didn't last...

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