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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...

Wildcats secure second and place at UCR Invitational

Wildcats secure second and  place at UCR Invitational

Terren Pouncy
September 25, 2017
Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State cross country team competed in their first invitational at UC Riverside Sept. 16. The Wildcats went against several other Division I programs; such as Alabama, UC Davis, UC Santa Barbara, Sacramento State, and Utah Valley State. The men’s team secured second place overall in the...

Wildcats start slow, finish strong

Wildcats start slow, finish strong

Mathew Miranda
September 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

The Chico State women’s soccer team dominates the first half. They maintain possession of the ball, create scoring opportunities and out-shoot the opposing team. However, for all their strengths, the Wildcats routinely fail to score in the first half. Luckily for them, they flip the switch in the second...

Wildcats back in form and ready to defend the house

Wildcats back in form and ready to defend the house

Justin Couchot
September 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

After being knocked down at home, the Wildcats looked ready to attack once again this past weekend. Starting the season 2-0 on the road, the Wildcats lost back to back games at home and hoped that going back on the road would bring success once more. Midfielder Carter Johnson was clearly not happy...

Wildcats take on ‘Day N Night’ music festival

Wildcats take on ‘Day N Night’ music festival

Sophia Robledo-Borowy
September 14, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Showcase

The ‘Day N Night Festival’ attracted Chico State students, despite the nonstop driving all day and night. Over 50 artists gathered in Anaheim, California for the three-day-long event Sept. 8 through 10. Headliners included Travis Scott, Chance the Rapper and Kendrick Lamar, along with other chart...

Wildcats race to history

Christopher Hendrickson
May 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track and field

The Chico State track and field team just notched another California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship on both the men’s and women’s side of the sport.The men’s team, with their latest CCAA title, have now taken home 13 out of the last 14 conference championships. The women...

Wildcats get axed by Lumberjacks

Patrick Pace
May 17, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team won their second California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament in a row at Banner Island Ballpark last weekend. They capped the weekend off with a 12-5 victory over UC San Diego after dropping their first game a couple of hours before. The Wildcats needed...

Wildcats reveal their guilty pleasure songs

Wildcats reveal their guilty pleasure songs

Jackson Sawa
May 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

We all have our favorite bands and songs that we are eager to show to our friends or blast at parties, yet, we also have our guilty pleasures that we listen to when nobody is around. This is the music to sing to alone in the car on long drives or secretly play through our headphone while walking to cl...

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