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Softball falls one run short at home

March 28, 2014
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Published 2011-05-17T18:48:00Z"/> sports Allie Colosky A late rally wasn't enough to keep the Chico State softball team's playoff hopes alive. After a weekend of unlucky weather and unlucky pitches, the Wildcats fell to the UC San Diego Tritons 2-1 Monday afternoon. The National Collegiate Athletic...

Men’s soccer optimistic despite 0-2 loss

March 28, 2014
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Published 2011-08-30T20:07:00Z"/> sports James Rudolph The Wildcat attack was put to the test last week when the Chico State men's soccer team fought on the road at UC Davis' Aggie Stadium. Although the Wildcats fell 2-0 to Division 1 UC Davis, the game left the 'Cats extremely optimistic for r...

Commentary: National coaching changes brings optimism to basketball teams

March 28, 2014
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Published 2008-11-12T00:00:00Z"/> archives Thomas LawrenceOver the past few years, the departures of Lute Olson and Bobby Knight from Division I basketball have provided a sample of coaching swings that make the situation at Chico State seem not so tough after all. Longtime men's basketball head c...

’Cats losing streak extended at home

March 28, 2014
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Published 2011-11-01T17:58:00Z"/> sports Dariush Dias Azmoudeh Two losses to nationally ranked teams over the weekend did not make the women's volleyball team's situation look any better. The Wildcats have lost five of their last six games. The team has been showing a lack of confidence ever since ...

Who’s on first: Chelsea Accursi

March 28, 2014
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Published 2007-02-04T00:00:00Z"/> archives Chelsea AccursiIt's easy to forget about that little CSU nestled away in the redwoods of Northern California. Arcata, Calif. is a long way away, but ever since the Humboldt State Lumberjacks moved to the California Collegiate Athletic Association, they've...

Baseball team rides Mickartz’ complete game gem to victory

March 28, 2014
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Published 2009-03-27T00:00:00Z"/> archives Thomas LawrenceMarch 26, 2009 After a sensational freshman season in which he led the nation in wins, Pete Mickartz has had a tough go of it in 2009. With only three wins and a five-plus ERA coming into the weekend, Mickartz needed to get back on track...

Commentary: History shows campus not always apathetic toward athletics

March 28, 2014
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Published 2007-12-04T00:00:00Z"/> archives Ben BurgWhen I hear the term school pride, I think about a student's appreciation for his or her campus, academics and especially sports. Here at Chico we may have school pride, but it doesn't seem to cross over into sports. Since becoming a sports writer I...

Track team optimistic about clearing hurdles in ’08

March 28, 2014
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Published 2008-02-27T00:00:00Z"/> archives Jay HiteAs the track and field season begins, both the men's and women's coaches seem ready to conquer the California Collegiate Athletic Association and expect their teams to be contenders in the CCAA and NCAA championships in May. "We hope to comp...

Heroic to humbled: ‘Cats face duo of nationally ranked teams – dominate first match, shutout in finale

March 28, 2014
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Published 2007-09-18T00:00:00Z"/> archives Jay HiteIn its biggest home stand of the season against nationally ranked teams, Chico State split its weekend, dominating UC San Diego on Friday and getting swept by Cal State L.A. on Saturday. The Wildcats, ranked 22nd at the time, began the weeke...

Insult to injury: Men lose last home game, star guard Haley

March 28, 2014
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Published 2005-03-02T00:00:00Z"/> archives John Galvin<br>Staff WriterThe Chico State men's basketball team lost at home for just the second time this season Saturday night despite jumping out to a 16--2 lead. The Wildcats were tamed by visiting Sonoma State and eventually lost the game 8...

Let’s Play Two: Chico’s signature sport

March 28, 2014
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Published 2011-04-05T21:52:00Z"/> sports Thomas LawrenceThe absolute bliss of baseball's Opening Day makes one realize something - the national pastime is most definitely Chico's transcendent sport. At all levels of the game, taking part in some modern rounders in the blooming green fields and ...

Safe

March 28, 2014
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Published 2013-02-12T18:42:00Z"/> sports Brett Edwards<p class="p1">Infielder Cody Webber slides into home plate to score a run. The baseball team is undefeated so far this season, with four victories against Academy of Art University.</p> Wildcat teams find success in weekend road trips ...

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