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Wildcats defeat San Bernardino as Gilham makes history

Wildcats defeat San Bernardino as Gilham makes history

Courtney Chapman

February 10, 2018


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The Wildcats softball team swept Cal State San Bernardino in a double header Friday, defeating the Coyotes 4-0 in the first game and rallying for a 4-3 win in the second game.Wildcats starting pitcher Haley Gilham and CCAA Pitcher of the Week shut down the Coyotes in game one with a complete game, two hit shutout, taking over Chico State softball's top spot for most career wins with 60....

Wildcats top 3 from Vegas’ Desert Stinger Classic

Wildcats top 3 from Vegas’ Desert Stinger Classic

Katalina Santamaria

February 5, 2018


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The Chico State softball team gave fans an outstanding performance and a reason to be excited for their season after winning the Desert Stinger Classic in Las Vegas. They finished the tournament with an impressive 5-0 record with 3 of their 5 wins ending in shut outs. The Wildcats recorded an impressive...

Wildcats takes home title in Desert Stinger Classic

Wildcats takes home title in Desert Stinger Classic

Katalina Santamaria

February 5, 2018


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The Chico State softball team came out swinging in the debut of its 2018 season with a win at the Desert Stinger Tournament in Las Vegas. The Wildcats went 5-0 in the tournament for the second year in a row, however this year they claimed the title with the highest overall tournament score. In...

Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Noah Enns

January 25, 2018


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Claire Wayne is a junior catcher and third baseman for Chico State’s softball team. Wayne received honorable mention her sophomore year and is looking to improve upon that while helping the Wildcats along with winning a California Collegiate Athletic Association championship. The ’Cats look ...

Wildcat softball ready to hit the field once again

Wildcat softball ready to hit the field once again

Katalina Santamaria

January 22, 2018


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With softball season approaching, the Chico State women’s team is eager and ready to bring home a championship. Coming off a hot season last year, the team feels the pressure to not only come back just as hot, but as well as coming back to Chico with a championship. Junior Claire Wayne is a returning...

Back to back banners for the ‘Cats

Patrick Pace

May 17, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team ended their season with a 2-5 loss to Humboldt State in the NCAA West Regional on May 13. The Wildcats fought to the end, defeating both Cal Baptist and Cal State San Bernadino before being defeated by the Lumberjacks. Sophomore outfielder Megan Bowley started off the game wi...

Wildcats can see the NCAA in reach

Wildcats can see the NCAA in reach

Marc Wilson

May 10, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team has been quite impressive this year. By many degrees, the softball team has actually exceeded expectations. This season the Wildcat ladies finished with a record of 37-16 overall and a conference record of 25-13. The Wildcat’s record was enough to get them to fourth ...

Wildcats defeat Humboldt advancing to championship game

Kayla Fitzgerald

May 10, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team defeated Humboldt State in the semi-final game of the California Collegiate Athletic Association tournament Friday. In the tournament, the 'Cats won both of their games to come out of the winner's bracket on top, preparing to face the Lumberjacks on Championship Sunday. H...

Wildcat ladies just made it into the CCAA

Patrick Pace

May 2, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team won their final game of the regular season in extra innings against Sonoma State to clinch the fourth and final spot in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament. The Wildcats came into the day needing to win one of their two games to clinch...

Can the ’Cats claw their way back

Patrick Pace

April 23, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

After splitting their doubleheader in a previous game, the Chico State softball team lost two close games including the series to the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters. The Otters, ranked seventh in the nation and the top seed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association, defeated the Wildcats 9-8 in th...

Why athletes can’t use cannabis

Why athletes can’t use cannabis

April 12, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Softball, Sports

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No stopping the Wildcat ladies

Marc Wilson

April 11, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team just keeps on winning. In the first game of their four game weekend series with Cal State San Marcos, the Wildcats won 6-0. The team bounced back from its loss in the previous game against Western Washington University and has now won eight of its last nine games.Junior Wildcat p...

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