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Wildcats face fourth straight defeat, fall against the Otters

Wildcats face fourth straight defeat, fall against the Otters

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava
March 3, 2019
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Wildcats looked forward to redeeming themselves after a doubleheader loss against the Gators in the previous week. They were soon disappointed as California State University, Monterey Bay took both games by seven runs on Friday. “We are just not pitching very well, so nothing is going to change...

Five straight losses make playoff push harder for Wildcats women’s basketball

Five straight losses make playoff push harder for Wildcats women’s basketball

Brandon Downs
February 22, 2019
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Chico State women's basketball lost their fifth straight game, by only one point in Thursday nights game at Cal State Los Angeles, with the largest lead being only six points. The game came down to the final play. The Wildcats were down 49-52 with just over a minute to play when McKena Barker got...

Broncos trample Wildcats’ winning streak

Broncos trample Wildcats’ winning streak

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava
February 17, 2019
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Wildcats were at an all-time high on their four-game winning streak facing off against California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, the second seed in their conference. That energy was soon shut down by the Broncos’ defensive presence on the court. “We should’ve came out with more energy,...

Wildcats tie for sixth in day one of the Mikuni Sushi Shootout

Wildcats tie for sixth in day one of the Mikuni Sushi Shootout

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava
February 12, 2019
Filed under Golf, Sports

Chico State women's golf looks to redeem themselves this week, as unfavorable weather conditions in the Sea Lion Invitational caused the Wildcats to tumble to 10th place. The team came back at Mukini Sushi Shootout, hosted at Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln, ending the day with a 27-over par...

Wildcat Rumble: Bekah Boyle and Alexandria Tucker

Wildcat Rumble: Bekah Boyle and Alexandria Tucker

Ricardo Tovar
February 9, 2019
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Sports, Volleyball

The newest episode of the Wildcat Rumble is trying some stuff out. Interviews with Chico State athletes Bekah Boyle (3:42) and Alex Tucker (19:07), who won All-CCAA Fall Academics. As well as a one-man show by sports editor Ricardo Tovar: Super Bowl talk, NBA trade deadline analysis and much more. Hope you enjoy!...

Wildcats baseball sets high goals for the year

Wildcats baseball sets high goals for the year

Brandon Downs
February 6, 2019
Filed under Baseball, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports, Visuals

The Wildcats baseball team looked to get back into the swing of things after they headed down for a series against Fresno Pacific to start the 2019 campaign. Aside from a rain delay that canceled their Saturday game, the Wildcats could not have asked for a better start to the season taking two out...

Wildcats send Lucky Loggers packing

Wildcats send Lucky Loggers packing

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava
February 3, 2019
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Unfair calls and Humboldt State's aggressive defense was what Chico State faced Saturday night at Acker Gymnasium. It showed what the team was truly capable of as the Wildcats gutted out a 67-65 win over the Lucky Loggers. “Everyone stepped up, everyone played well it wasn’t a one person shine,”...

Wildcats women’s basketball wins third in a row

Wildcats women’s basketball wins third in a row

Ricardo Tovar
December 9, 2018
Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Chico State women's basketball came into Acker Gymnasium against California State University East Bay looking to extend a two-game win streak. Extend they did, beating Cal State East Bay 78-59, riding a career high of 26 points from junior guard Madison Wong. "It was a team effort, it was good team win,...

Wildcats cross-country ends with top ten finishes

Wildcats cross-country ends with top ten finishes

Ricardo Tovar
December 2, 2018
Filed under Cross Country, Mobile Headlines, Sports

It wasn't ideal running conditions for the National Collegiate Athletic Association Championships on Saturday morning. The Bob O'Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a hill-covered course. The muddy terrain forced runners to use half-inch spikes. Coach Gary Towne said it was one of ...

Wildcats struggle for open shots in loss to San Francisco State

Wildcats struggle for open shots in loss to San Francisco State

Wesley Harris
December 2, 2018
Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Chico State men's basketball labored for open gaps in Saturday’s 65-49 loss to San Francisco State. This would only be the second game of the season for the Wildcats after having their first five games cancelled due to the Campfire. Chico State entered San Francisco after falling to UC San Diego...

Wildcat women’s basketball host annual Tip-Off Social

Wildcat women’s basketball host annual Tip-Off Social

Ricardo Tovar
November 11, 2018
Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Head coach Brian Fogel's team hosted its annual Tip-Off Social that was open to the public Tuesday. Held at Bidwell Golf Course, it was a great chance for eager fans to get a look at this year's edition of the team. It was a warm and welcoming social environment. Full of happy chattering from fans a...

Wildcats get shredded at the WREC

Wildcats get shredded at the WREC

Justin Jackson
November 5, 2018
Filed under Campus, News

To test wits, endurance and intensity, the Wildcat Recreation Center, on Sunday, held a climbing competition.The Shredding, as it's called, is a top-rope climbing competition. It’s based on the five toughest climbs you are able to complete throughout the event, according to Sam Steadman, an em...

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