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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

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...

Baseball brawls keep rivalries alive

Baseball brawls keep rivalries alive

Austin Schreiber

April 28, 2018

The 2018 Major League Baseball season has been off to an exciting start, with plenty of entertaining things happening in the month of April. For example, just a couple weeks ago two major brawls broke out between division rivals.While fighting is a common occurrence in the NHL, it usually doesn’t happen to...

Defense has been an issue for Chico State baseball in 2018 season

Defense has been an issue for Chico State baseball in 2018 season

Austin Schreiber

April 28, 2018

The Chico State baseball team has six games left in the regular season and they are currently sitting in third place in the California Collegiate Athletic Conference behind Cal State Monterey Bay and UC San Diego.With the playoffs on the line, the Wildcats will take on fourth-place Cal Poly Pomona i...

Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #2

Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #2

Austin Schreiber, Kate Angeles, and Caitlyn Young

April 25, 2018

The Chico State baseball team has done extremely well the past couple years and a lot of that success is due its senior players. The Wildcats are fortunate enough to have 12 seniors on the team this year and this week we will feature the final six in honor of senior day. To check out the first six pl...

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

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...

Errors and missed opportunities kill Wildcats hopes against Dominguez Hills

Errors and missed opportunities kill Wildcats hopes against Dominguez Hills

Noah Enns

April 21, 2018

The Chico State baseball team fell short of a win against Cal State Dominguez Hills, losing by a score of 6-5. Errors and missed opportunities doomed the Wildcats Friday. The ’Cats committed three errors that proved costly and left runners on base, including a bases loaded situation that could hav...

Chico State baseball heating up before playoffs before final homestands

Chico State baseball heating up before playoffs before final homestands

Austin Schreiber

April 16, 2018

After dropping the opening game 6-8, the Chico State baseball team fought back to win three games in a row by scores of 11-7, 10-4 and 7-2 against Cal State San Marcos.This was a crucial series win for a team that was struggling just a few weeks ago. The Wildcats are now 24-16 overall and 20-14 in the Ca...

Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #1

Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #1

Austin Schreiber

April 11, 2018

  The Chico State baseball team brings in some of the top players from the state of California and these past four years were no different. This year's senior class has a mix of players who came to Chico straight from high school, transfers who came for two years, as well as a transfer who came...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Carly Maxstone

April 9, 2018

Vidal Hernandez Jr. plays catch with his father in Bidwell Park on Sunday.

Tovar pitches game one gem, ‘Cats get pummeled in game two

Tovar pitches game one gem, ‘Cats get pummeled in game two

Noah Enns

April 9, 2018

The Chico State baseball team split its home doubleheader with the UC San Diego Tritons Sunday, winning game one by a score of 7-0 and falling in game two 11-2. In game one, pitcher Hilario Tovar had all his pitches working. Tovar pitched 7 1/3 innings allowing four hits and zero runs. The win was...

Top five moments from MLB opening weekend

Top five moments from MLB opening weekend

Austin Schreiber

April 2, 2018

1. Ian Happ hits a home run on the 1st pitch of the 2018 MLB season.Cubs center fielder Ian Happ got the 2018 MLB season off to an exciting start by homering on the very first pitch of the game. Marlins pitcher Jose Urena tried to throw a first pitch fastball over the plate, and Happ jumped all over it, launching the ball over th...

Wildcats rally late to take second game and split doubleheader

Wildcats rally late to take second game and split doubleheader

Noah Enns

March 31, 2018

The Chico State baseball team split today's doubleheader with Cal State Los Angeles. The Wildcats lost the first game by a score of 8-4 and won the second game by a score of 3-1.Chico State was able to end a four game losing streak in the second game and will look to split the series with Cal State LA ...

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