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Womens soccer team shuts out San Francisco State

Wildcat Midfielder Lindsey Dias towers over CSU East Bay to win the header at Chico State Friday October 17, 2014. Photo credit: John Domogma

Angelo Boscacci

October 24, 2014

[metaslider id=37311][box]Chico State 2, San Francisco State 0Goals: Pooja Patel (1); Lindsey Dias (1)Saves: Brianna Furner (7)Chico State: 9-4-2, 6-2-1 California Collegiate Athletic Association.[/box]It didn't take long for the Chico State women's soccer team to score on Friday night in its affair...

Chico State golf sits in second place

Alistair Docherty pounds a shot on the opening hole at Butte Creek Country Club last season. Orion file photo.

Angelo Boscacci

May 20, 2014

The second day of the NCAA Division II Golf Championships concluded Tuesday with the fourth-seeded Chico State men's golf team in second place with a score of 21-over par. The Wildcats' overall leader of the tournament is Alistair Docherty. He finished at 2-over par 73 on the day, putting him in a tie for second place in the tour...

Chico State football and swim teams remembered

From left to right: Gene Fournier, Clint Lancaster, Tony Bertuca and Doug Guillon smile after practice during the 1981 season. Photo courtesy of Doug Guillon.

Angelo Boscacci

May 7, 2014

Sports come and go, but the memories of them last a lifetime. In the past, a football and swim team once called Chico State home. Swimming Chico State was once home to a swim team until it was cut in 1991. “We didn’t know it was going to be our last season,” said Debra Roth, former swimming head coach and current kinesiology department profe...

Softball team reflects on season’s end

Angelo Boscacci

May 5, 2014

The season ended for the Chico State softball team with a 24-26 overall record and a 17-19 record in the California Collegiate Athletic Association. The team didn't make the playoffs, but memories were made along the way. The highlights on offense were sophomores Alli Cook, Amanda Cordeiro and Desiree' Gonzalez. Cordeiro finished the season w...

Men’s basketball fights for future success

Head Coach Greg Clink holds the NCAA West Regional Trophy. Photo credit: Angelo Boscacci

Angelo Boscacci

April 22, 2014

The Chico State men's basketball team season ended in Indianapolis at the Elite Eight. A historic season for the program is in the past and plans for a repeat of success are already in the works.The big-minute players last season will be a key component for next year, said head coach Greg Clink."Jordan Semp...

Wildcats win in dramatic fashion

Sophomore Amanda Cordeiro swings for a hit earlier this season. Photo credit: Emily Teague

Angelo Boscacci

April 19, 2014

A wild pitch turned out to be the perfect pitch for the WIldcats in game one of Friday's doubleheader. The ’Cats won 1-0 and a walk off ended game two with a 3-2 victory. Chico State hosted the Sonoma State Seawolves and game one was a battle from the start. Both pitchers from each team were in control ...

Wildcats dash to success, stolen bases

Sophomore outfielder Alli Cook. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Angelo Boscacci

April 2, 2014

Standouts Alli Cook and Cody Slader are speed demons on the basepaths. The pair showcase their talents for Chico State's softball and baseball teams, respectively.Cook, who is currently ranked fourth in the California Collegiate Athletic Association with 15 stolen bases, observes the other team's pitcher."I ...

Faces in the Crowd: Anti-drug advocate supports softball-playing daughter

Melissa Siebers, president of Not One More and mother of outfielder Alli Cook, attended the softball game Friday. Photo credit: Angelo Boscacci

Angelo Boscacci

April 2, 2014

Melissa Siebers attended the softball game Friday not only to watch her daughter, sophomore outfielder Alli Cook, but to honor the second annual Not One More day. Siebers is the president of Not One More, which aims to educate families about the hazards of heroin and other drug abuse, according to its website. Siebers suffered a tough loss, which i...

Traveling coast-to-coast for ‘Cat athletics

Sophomore golfer Will Flitcroft. Photograph courtesy of Chico State.

Angelo Boscacci

March 26, 2014

The ’Cats travel far and wide to reach their goals. The volleyball team went to Honolulu last season, the women’s golf team went to Texas and the men’s golf team will be traveling to Miami. “Our coach is really good about letting us adventure where we are at,” said sopho...

Wildcats strive for hot streaks

Men's basketball player Nate Appel. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Angelo Boscacci

March 12, 2014

What do you get when you mix women's basketball player Courtney Hamilton, men's basketball player Nate Appel and women's softball player Sammi Ridgway? Streaks of success, of course. "It’s looking for that player who wants the ball in their hands at that time," Hamilton said. "The game kind...

’Cats split Friday doubleheader against Toros

The Chico State softball team gets pumped up before Friday's doubleheader against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Angelo Boscacci

Angelo Boscacci

March 8, 2014

The Chico State WIldcats softball team split a doubleheader Friday against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros. Chico lost the first game 9-0, then came back with a vengeance winning game two 7-0. The first game started off with the Toros getting to 'Cats starting pitcher Alex Molina early. Molina was tagged...

New season is a fresh start for softball

Senior pitcher Alex Molina will start for the 'Cats when the season starts Feb. 1.Photo credit: Angelo Boscacci

Angelo Boscacci

January 27, 2014

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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