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Wildcats clinch CCAA playoffs in doubleheader against SF State

Wildcats clinch CCAA playoffs in doubleheader against SF State

Brandon Downs

May 3, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Wildcats baseball team traveled to San Francisco and clinched a playoff berth in Friday's doubleheader. Game one San Francisco State jumped on the Wildcats in the first inning with four runs, two were earned. Starting pitcher Grant Larson threw four innings and continued the team's season...

Larson shines as playoffs loom for Wildcats

Larson shines as playoffs loom for Wildcats

Matthew Ferreira

April 27, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team won their game against Sonoma State Friday by a score of 4-2. With the win, Chico State moves into fifth place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association division standings. The Wildcat’s win was powered in part by an elite pitching performance by Grant Larson....

Walks cost Wildcats against the Toros

Walks cost Wildcats against the Toros

Brandon Downs

April 13, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Chico State loses two games as they issued 12 walks and were outscored 17-5 in the first half of their series against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Friday’s game: Not much went well for the Wildcats on Friday as they fell to the Toros 10-2. Chico State’s designated hitter, Alex DeVito, extend...

Chico State baseball split series against Cal State San Marcos

Chico State baseball split series against Cal State San Marcos

Ricardo Tovar

April 9, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Chico State had a mixed bag over the weekend. Coming off of three straight losses in La Jolla the Wildcats needed wins against Cal State San Marcos with just a month left in the season. They ended up winning two and losing two and sit at 17-13 on the season (13-12 in conference). Which is good enough...

Wildcats drop series to No. 8 UC San Diego

Wildcats drop series to No. 8 UC San Diego

Brandon Downs

March 31, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Wildcats lose the series against No. 8 UC San Diego after the Tritons bats woke up in the second half of the series.After the Wildcats shutout UC San Diego for 15 innings, the Tritons outscored the Wildcats 16-2 in the final two games of the series.Saturday's game two The Tritons shutout the Wild...

Wildcats silence number eight ranked UC San Diego

Wildcats silence number eight ranked UC San Diego

Brandon Downs

March 30, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Wildcats split the first two games of the series against, number eight ranked, UC San Diego, which started with 15 straight shutout innings before the Tritons bats woke up in their final two innings of game two.Great defense and good pitching lead the way for the Wildcats in game one whereas in game t...

Wildcats baseball’s unbeaten streak broken at 10 in doubleheader

Wildcats baseball’s unbeaten streak broken at 10 in doubleheader

Ricardo Tovar

March 24, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Chico State's series against Cal State Los Angeles was supposed to start on Friday, but rain once again postponed it and the end result being a doubleheader on Sunday to settle the series. "They've been playing this game a long time, it's not like they're going in not knowing how to play the game...

Wildcats sweep Pioneers after the rain

Wildcats sweep Pioneers after the rain

Brandon Downs

March 11, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Wildcats baseball won three games within six hours Monday afternoon against Cal State East Bay, making it five straight wins for the team. Game one: On Sunday Turner Olson hit a three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning giving the Wildcats an 8-5 lead. In the bottom half of the inning...

Wildcats baseball team holds on in game one, shutout in second

Wildcats baseball team holds on in game one, shutout in second

Brandon Downs

February 8, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Chico State’s baseball team split Friday's doubleheader with the Simpson Red Hawks, giving the Wildcats their first loss of the season.Game one:The Wildcats were up 10-2 in the ninth inning of the first game when the Red Hawks came storming back with six runs in their final at-bats.“We need ...

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...

Larson, Beavers throw two-hitter to finish Chico State baseball regular season

Larson, Beavers throw two-hitter to finish Chico State baseball regular season

Austin Schreiber

May 5, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State baseball team lost the first game of a doubleheader to Stanislaus State, but finished its regular season with a victory as pitchers Grant Larson and Dan Beavers combined to throw a two-hitter in the second game of the day.Game One: The Wildcats got off to a slow start in game one of 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...

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