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Wildcats come up short against Sonoma State

Wildcats come up short against Sonoma State

Emerson Keenan

April 20, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team had a tough time hitting against one of the best pitchers in the California Collegiate Athletic Association, Sonoma State's Amanda Llorena. Only one Wildcat was able to scratch the plate, losing both games of the twin bill to the Seawolves 4-0 and 9-1. The Wildcats held a ...

Softball team pays tribute on Senior Day

Softball team pays tribute on Senior Day

Emerson Keenan

April 20, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

Every college sports career comes to an end at some point. For seniors Alex Molina, Kayla Barber and Scotie Walker, that time is nearing. On Saturday they competed in their last home game for Senior Day. With their parents on the field, the three seniors were commemorated before the game to loud cheers and a big crowd.Parents...

Pitcher grand slams as hitter

Pitcher grand slams as hitter

Emerson Keenan

March 25, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

Senior pitcher Alex Molina stepped into the batter’s box with the bases loaded. Humboldt State is holding on to a 5-2 lead and with a swing of the bat, Molina sends a grand slam over the fence giving the 'Cats a 6-5 lead. The Wildcats went on to win the game 8-7 March 2. Not only did Molina hit the...

Dramatic comeback helps the Wildcats win game, series

Dramatic comeback helps the Wildcats win game, series

Emerson Keenan

March 9, 2014


Filed under Softball

A fierce two-out rally in the bottom of the seventh inning of the second game of Saturday's twin bill gives the Wildcats a dramatic win and the series against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros. "It really shows the heart of our team and that we can put together good at-bats," coach Angel Sha...

New season is a fresh start for softball

New season is a fresh start for softball

Angelo Boscacci

January 27, 2014


Filed under Sports

Last season's Chico State softball team sported an overall record of 24-24, going 14-6 at home and 8-10 on the road. But that doesn't tell the whole story. That team lost 11 seniors and added eight freshmen. Most of those freshmen started. "We were very young, but we got one win out of the ...

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