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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 ...

Wildcat of the Week – Haley Gilham

Wildcat of the Week – Haley Gilham

Katalina Santamaria and Caitlyn Young
February 27, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Video

Senior pitcher Haley Gilham is making her name known this season after a dominant start with a 9-0 record and an ERA of 0.70. The softball team is currently undefeated sitting at 17-0 on the season. Gilham currently holds the school record for single-season wins at 23 and she is only three wins behind th...

Wildcat of the Week – Senior Basketball Edition

Wildcat of the Week – Senior Basketball Edition

Courtney Chapman
February 21, 2018
Filed under Basketball, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Video

On a special edition of Wildcat of the Week, Chico State basketball seniors Kayla Taylor, Jalen McFerren, Haley Cremen, Corey Silverstrom, Whitney Branham and Isaiah Ellis and Jo Paine reminisced about their time at Chico. Q: What are your plans after college? Corey: I plan on pursuing a pro...

Wildcat of the week – Josh McCollum

Wildcat of the week – Josh McCollum

Katalina Santamaria
February 13, 2018
Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Josh McCollum is a junior transfer student from Creighton University who is on the Chico State men's golf team. McCollum was recognized last week when he finished second out of 80 golfers at the Fujikura Invitationals. The team had a strong performance as well, finishing in second place in the tourn...

Wildcat of the week – Kayla Taylor

Wildcat of the week – Kayla Taylor

February 7, 2018
Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Video

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Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Noah Enns
January 25, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

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 of the week – Corey Silverstrom

Wildcat of the week – Corey Silverstrom

Courtney Chapman
January 23, 2018
Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Corey Silverstrom is a senior guard on Chico State's mens basketball team. Going into his final season with the Wildcats, Silverstrom has been explosive on the court on the offensive and defensive sides of the ball. Silverstrom is second in scoring and 3-pointers while averaging over 15 points per ga...

Wildcat of the Week- Justin Briggs

Wildcat of the Week- Justin Briggs

Justin Couchot
December 6, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Justin Briggs is a sophomore forward and center for Chico State's mens basketball team. After redshirting his freshman year, Briggs is in his third year with the team and has been strong for the Wildcats on both sides of the ball. Playing more than 20 minutes in each of the team's six games while av...

Wildcat of the Week

Wildcat of the Week

Patrick Pace
November 30, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Whitney Branham is a senior on the Chico State women's basketball team. She is currently averaging 23.8 points per game on a Wildcat team that has won their first two California Collegiate Athletic Association games by an average of 15 points. She has already gone for over 30 points in a game against Hu...

Wildcat of the week

Wildcat of the week

Patrick Pace and Sean Martens
November 15, 2017
Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Colby Dean is a senior on the men's golf team. He has six top-ten finishes in his career so far, and 12 finishes in the top 20. He won the Interwest Wildcat Classic in early October, and is the leader of a young but experienced Chico State team. Dean plans to build on his solid foundation in his final se...

Wildcat of the Week

Wildcat of the Week

Patrick Pace and Sean Martens
November 1, 2017
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Anna Baytosh is a senior outside hitter for the Chico State volleyball team. She has played a key role on the team since her sophomore season. Baytosh and the 'Cats have won six of their last seven games to make an unexpected rise to the top of the North Division of the CCAA. When did you start pl...

Wildcat of the Week

Wildcat of the Week

Patrick Pace
October 26, 2017
Filed under Soccer, Sports

Donta'e Garcia is a senior defender on the Chico State men's soccer team. A transfer student from Santa Rosa, Garcia will play a key role in the team's upcoming postseason run. He has come on strong in the last few matches of the season, scoring three goals in as many games. When did you start playin...

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