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Dustin Miller’s three-run blast lifts Wildcats over Northwest Nazarene

Dustin Miller’s three-run blast lifts Wildcats over Northwest Nazarene

Austin Schreiber
February 11, 2018
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Thanks to Dustin Miller's clutch three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth, the Chico State baseball team was able to secure the series win against Northwest Nazarene Saturday afternoon. They won by a score of 6-5, and it was a close game throughout.The Wildcats bats started off a little slow, ...

Wildcats defeat San Bernardino as Gilham makes history

Wildcats defeat San Bernardino as Gilham makes history

Courtney Chapman
February 10, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Wildcats softball team swept Cal State San Bernardino in a double header Friday, defeating the Coyotes 4-0 in the first game and rallying for a 4-3 win in the second game.Wildcats starting pitcher Haley Gilham and CCAA Pitcher of the Week shut down the Coyotes in game one with a complete game, two hit shutout, taking over Chico State softball's top spot for most career wins with 60....

Wildcats top 3 from Vegas’ Desert Stinger Classic

Wildcats top 3 from Vegas’ Desert Stinger Classic

Katalina Santamaria
February 5, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team gave fans an outstanding performance and a reason to be excited for their season after winning the Desert Stinger Classic in Las Vegas. They finished the tournament with an impressive 5-0 record with 3 of their 5 wins ending in shut outs. The Wildcats recorded an impressive...

Wildcats takes home title in Desert Stinger Classic

Wildcats takes home title in Desert Stinger Classic

Katalina Santamaria
February 5, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team came out swinging in the debut of its 2018 season with a win at the Desert Stinger Tournament in Las Vegas. The Wildcats went 5-0 in the tournament for the second year in a row, however this year they claimed the title with the highest overall tournament score. In...

Wildcats men continue hot streak, women snap losing streak against East Bay

Wildcats men continue hot streak, women snap losing streak against East Bay

Courtney Chapman
February 4, 2018
Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Wildcats came to play against Cal State East Bay Saturday night winning the women's game 70-64 and the men following suite with a 70-59 victory . The women's team came out on top against Cal State East Bay for the first time since 2013.They were led by leading scorer Whitney Branham and her 17 point...

Fresno Pacific snaps Wildcats 15 game home win streak

Fresno Pacific snaps Wildcats 15 game home win streak

Andrew Baumgartner
February 3, 2018
Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State Wildcats dropped the series finale Saturday afternoon to Fresno Pacific by a score of 6-3. On a sunny day at Nettleton stadium Chico State scored first with an RBI single by designated hitter Trevor Steinman knocking in first baseman Kyle Blakeman for an early 1-0 lead in the second...

Isaiah Ellis scores CCAA Player of the Week

Isaiah Ellis scores CCAA Player of the Week

Courtney Chapman
January 31, 2018
Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Chico State forward Isaiah Ellis added yet another accomplishment to his Wildcat career after winning the California Collegiate Athletic Association Player of the Week Award for Jan. 22-28. The Antelope High School alumnus has been an essential player for the Wildcats men’s basketball team on both sid...

Despite preseason honors, Wildcats’ Santos keeps individual stats in perspective

Despite preseason honors, Wildcats’ Santos keeps individual stats in perspective

Austin Schreiber
January 31, 2018
Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Cameron Santos is a senior infielder on Chico State’s baseball team and was recently awarded preseason first-team honors for the all-west region. When asked about first-team honors, Santos said, “It is an awesome honor. Knowing I have worked extremely hard this entire year up to this opening week...

Amongst waves, Wildcats finish break strong

Amongst waves, Wildcats finish break strong

Justin Couchot
January 21, 2018
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Wildcat men went 6-3 over the five-week stretch of winter break at Chico State that went from Dec. 16-Jan. 21, bringing them to 21-5 overall and 9-4 in conference. After three straight wins, the Wildcats fell three straight games. However, these losses were frustrating after coming at deficits...

Wildcats finish strong for senior day

Wildcats finish strong for senior day

Justin Couchot
October 25, 2017
Filed under Soccer, Sports

The seniors lead by example for the Wildcats this weekend, finishing strong on senior day for both men's and women's soccer.After confirming their playoff appearance in a shutout Friday, the Chico State men's soccer team finished Sunday just as strong as they hoped. On the women's side of the ball, the...

Wildcats plan to tap into their potential

Wildcats plan to tap into their potential

Terren Pouncy
October 9, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Wildcats finished last season with a record of 26-8 while reaching the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Championship Tournament Elite Eight, and appearing in both the CCAA (California Collegiate Athletic Association) and NCAA Championship Tournament. “Given our success the last...

Wildcats defend their undefeated CCAA record

Wildcats defend their undefeated CCAA record

September 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

The Chico State men's soccer team won its games last weekend against Stanislaus State and San Francisco State. Junior goalkeeper Damion Lewis had two clean sheets, and fellow junior midfielder Fabian Roman scored a goal in both games. The 'Cats are currently undefeated in league play and will fac...

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