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Wildcats softball team ends regular season play atop the offensive leaderboard

Wildcats softball team ends regular season play atop the offensive leaderboard

Katalina Santamaria
April 29, 2018
Filed under Football, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State softball team is proving to fans that this year’s team has the skills and capabilities of bringing home a National Championship coming from their impressive offense where they sit at 47-3 going into the California Collegiate Athletics Association Championship Tournament. The Wildcats lead t...

Seniors finish strong as Wildcats baseball takes 3 of 4 from Toros

Seniors finish strong as Wildcats baseball takes 3 of 4 from Toros

Austin Schreiber
April 23, 2018
Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

After dropping the opener by a score of 5-6, the Chico State baseball team was able to get its series win against Cal State Dominguez Hills after winning three games in a row by scores of 13-0, 7-0, and 13-7 Saturday and Sunday. Starting pitcher Hilario Tovar got things rolling for the Wildcats in...

Wildcats softball team set a new single season wins record with sweep of Jacks

Wildcats softball team set a new single season wins record with sweep of Jacks

Katalina Santamaria and Justin Couchot
April 22, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team improved to 43-3 in its four game sweep of Humboldt State. In doing so, Chico State also set a new single-season wins record, breaking the mark of 40 set in both 1980 and 2016. One pitcher who has broken several records as a Wildcat had another strong weekend in Humboldt. Ha...

Two more records broken as Wildcats finish perfect 20-0 at home

Two more records broken as Wildcats finish perfect 20-0 at home

Justin Couchot
April 16, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

Another homestand, another sweep for the Chico State softball team as they finished a perfect 20-0 at home this season. With the four-game sweep came two more records broken for the Wildcats.In the bottom of the third inning of game two Friday, third baseman Bailey Akins launched a home run over the ...

Wildcat’s softball all-time leader in wins signs on to play overseas

Wildcat’s softball all-time leader in wins signs on to play overseas

Justin Couchot
April 11, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

After four years dominating in the circle for the Chico State softball team, the Wildcats all-time leader in wins, Haley Gilham, has committed to continuing her pitching career in the Netherlands following graduation.The reigning California Collegiate Athletic Association pitcher of the year was not r...

Wildcat softball topping Chico State record book and CCAA leaderboard

Wildcat softball topping Chico State record book and CCAA leaderboard

Katalina Santamaria
April 10, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team has shown fans week after week why it is the No. 3 ranked Division II team in the nation. The team sits atop the California Collegiate Athletic Association with a record of 35-3 overall and a 25-3 record in conference. On top of an outstanding season, the team has broken...

Wildcats finish undefeated in Tournament of Champions improving to 31-3 on the year

Wildcats finish undefeated in Tournament of Champions improving to 31-3 on the year

Katalina Santamaria
March 27, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team continued their success in Turlock winning all five of their games over the three-day Tournament. The Wildcats are ranked the No.3 team in the nation and now improve to 31-3 on the year having now won six in a row including 12 of their last 13 games. The bats came alive...

Bring back the Wildcats roar!

Bring back the Wildcats roar!

Karen Limones
March 13, 2018
Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Picture fans in the bleachers cheering for the Wildcats, tailgating and the thrill of football players beating a rival school. As we all know, Chico State lacks this American pastime, but a football team is exactly what we need for our quiet little town. Having a football team would change our...

Wildcats set new home run record in series sweep of Monterey Bay

Wildcats set new home run record in series sweep of Monterey Bay

Justin Couchot
March 11, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

Entering the final two games of the series Saturday against Cal State Monterey Bay, the Chico State softball team needed just one home run to tie the record for most home runs as a team in a single season.The Wildcats didn't wait long. In the third inning of game one, Ari Marsh went deep for her secon...

Haley Gilham tosses no-hitter for Wildcats as Chico State gets win number 20

Haley Gilham tosses no-hitter for Wildcats as Chico State gets win number 20

Justin Couchot
March 9, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

As if six complete-game shutouts and two one hitters on the year weren't enough, Chico State softball pitcher Haley Gilham topped that Friday, tossing her first career no-hitter as a Wildcat in the 4-0 win over Cal State Monterey Bay. Despite pitching a miraculous game for the Wildcats, not allowing a ...

Seven Wildcats receive All-CCAA honors as regular season comes to a close

Seven Wildcats receive All-CCAA honors as regular season comes to a close

Andrew Baumgartner
March 3, 2018
Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State men's and women's basketball players were awarded with All-CCAA honors for the season as the regular season came to a conclusion.On the men's side of the ball, Isaiah Ellis, Jalen McFerren, Corey Silverstrom, and Justin Briggs all won awards.For the women, Whitney Branham, Kayla Taylor, and McKena ...

Wildcats offense shows up as power surge leads Wildcats past Seawolves

Wildcats offense  shows up as power surge leads Wildcats past Seawolves

Austin Schreiber
February 25, 2018
Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State baseball team that had been struggling to hit for power brought their bats to Sonoma State, breaking out with three home runs in four games over the weekend. The Wildcats took three of four games from the Seawolves, winning 5-1 on Friday, 8-3 on Saturday, and 9-3 on Sunday. They are now 8...

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