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Traveling coast-to-coast for ‘Cat athletics

Traveling coast-to-coast for ‘Cat athletics

Angelo Boscacci
March 26, 2014
Filed under Sports

The ’Cats travel far and wide to reach their goals. The volleyball team went to Honolulu last season, the women’s golf team went to Texas and the men’s golf team will be traveling to Miami. “Our coach is really good about letting us adventure where we are at,” said sopho...

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...

’Cats roll over Toros in tournament

’Cats roll over Toros in tournament

benjamin marquez
March 15, 2014
Filed under Basketball

The Wildcats got its revenge Friday against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros with a first round 90-70 tournament victory.After being knocked out by the Toros in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament last week, the ’Cats were able to bounce back in the NCAA Championship ...

Men’s golf season starts strong

Men’s golf season starts strong

Lee Masten
March 10, 2014
Filed under Golf, Sports

  The Wildcat men’s golf team kicked off the 2014 season with a strong come-from-behind win at the Cal State San Bernardino Coyote Classic tournament during the last weekend of February.   The 'Cats were behind on the final day of the tournament, but they were able to come back and win the tournament with a strong perfor...

Basketball teams play into postseason

Basketball teams play into postseason

Greg Silvia
March 5, 2014
Filed under Basketball

The Chico State basketball program is poised to make a deep run in the postseason, starting with the California Collegiate Athletic Association conference tournament this weekend in Ontario, Calif. Women’s The Wildcats head into the CCAA tournament on a winning note, picking up a huge victory S...

Students start safety efforts

Students start safety efforts

March 4, 2014
Filed under News

Chico has been the target of many community calls to action over the years, but it would seem the word “community” is not a common word in many students’ lexicon. Student apathy toward safety is understandable — this town is merely a stopgap for some to earn a degree and participate in the quin...

Students find voice through campus sports radio

Lee Masten
March 1, 2014
Filed under Sports

Chico State's source for Internet-broadcasted, underground music shows is picking up the baseball bat and talking sports. Two Chico State students take to the KCSC studio each week to broadcast their ideas and opinions on all things sports to anyone throughout the world who wants to listen.This semest...

’Cats crush Coyote Classic

’Cats crush Coyote Classic

Lee Masten
February 27, 2014
Filed under Golf

The seventh-ranked Wildcats came back from the Coyote Classic in San Bernardino this week with another notch on their belt. The ’Cats were able to make a late push for first place and ended up with a finish of 15-over 855 (840). Sophomore Lee Gearhart earned an individual medal shooting a 68, the only participan...

Sweet sweep for ’Cats baseball team

Sweet sweep for ’Cats baseball team

Ryan Grady
February 24, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Wildcats combination of red hot offense and a pitching staff that only allowed one run made for another successful day at Nettleton Stadium. The 'Cats batted around for 14 hits, recording a new season high during the 9-1 win over Academy of Art. Every starter contributed to the 14 hit day. Rube...

’Cats win final road game of regular season

’Cats win final road game of regular season

Sergio Sanchez
February 23, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team won its final regular season road game against Cal State East Bay Saturday night by a final score of 70-56.The 'Cats were led by seniors Amir Carraway, Rashad Parker and Sean Park. All three contributed to the final 18 points of the game for Chico State. The Pioneers kept the g...

Men’s basketball team break starting record

Men’s basketball team break starting record

Lee Masten
February 19, 2014
Filed under Sports

After a convincing 71-57 defeat over San Francisco State on Feb. 1, the Chico State men’s basketball team repeated history, playing its best start since 1941. The Wildcats tied its best starting record through 18 games by going 14-4. For the 2014 Wildcats, 10 of those wins came from within the...

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