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Chico State baseball struggling to match last year’s offensive performance

Chico State baseball struggling to match last year’s offensive performance

Austin Schreiber

February 19, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

With Sunday's double-header cancelled due to unplayable field conditions, let's take a closer look at how this year's Chico State baseball team stacks up against last years. In regards to their record, the two teams are remarkably similar. Through their first eight games, the 2018 team is 5-3,...

Casey Costello continues to dominate on the mound

Casey Costello continues to dominate on the mound

Austin Schreiber

February 16, 2018


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Senior pitcher Casey Costello came out on top in a pitchers duel Friday as the Wildcats defeated Stanislaus State 1-0. Costello was able to keep the Warriors quiet for seven innings, limiting them to just three hits while striking out four.Costello is now 2-0 on the season, after setting the Chico State...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Martin Chang

February 14, 2018


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Blake McFadden, the left handed pitcher from Northwest Nazarene, warms up before the 3:30pm game on February 9th by catching football passes from his teammates.

Dustin Miller’s three-run blast lifts Wildcats over Northwest Nazarene

Dustin Miller’s three-run blast lifts Wildcats over Northwest Nazarene

Austin Schreiber

February 11, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Thanks to Dustin Miller's clutch three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth, the Chico State baseball team was able to secure the series win against Northwest Nazarene Saturday afternoon. They won by a score of 6-5, and it was a close game throughout.The Wildcats bats started off a little slow, ...

Fresno Pacific snaps Wildcats 15 game home win streak

Fresno Pacific snaps Wildcats 15 game home win streak

Andrew Baumgartner

February 3, 2018


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The Chico State Wildcats dropped the series finale Saturday afternoon to Fresno Pacific by a score of 6-3. On a sunny day at Nettleton stadium Chico State scored first with an RBI single by designated hitter Trevor Steinman knocking in first baseman Kyle Blakeman for an early 1-0 lead in the second...

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


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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...

New year, same mindset for Chico State baseball

New year, same mindset for Chico State baseball

Austin Schreiber

January 22, 2018


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After going 45-11 overall and 34-4 in conference last year, the Chico State baseball team has a tough reputation to live up to this year.Winning baseball has been a staple for the Wildcats the past few years, as they brought home back-to-back conference and CCAA championship tournament titles in 2016 a...

Boo(g) Who?!

Boo(g) Who?!

Justin Couchot

August 25, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

With all the negativity surrounding Bay Area baseball this season, it can often be hard to find a spark plug during the final stretch of the season. Believe me, as a die hard A's fan, it is just as hard to get excited for my team as the next. Thankfully, recently acquired outfielder Herschel "Boog" Po...

’Cats win against the Toros

Marc Wilson

March 28, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State Baseball team bounced back from its first and only loss of conference play in the last game with two big wins against Cal State Dominguez Hills. After winning the first game scoring 17-4, the Wildcats followed with a 7-2 win in the second game of the doubleheader. Top of the order batters and fellow outfielder...

Improvements needed for concussion protocols

Marc Wilson

March 5, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The concussion protocol for collegiate and professional sports is flawed and needs to be improved. Athletes who have suffered any dramatic head injury should not be allowed to return and play that same day. Although professional sporting leagues and collegiate sports have implemented concussion protocols...

Chico State baseball loses on a walk off

Chico State baseball loses on a walk off

Anna Baytosh

February 7, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

On Saturday morning, the Wildcat baseball team was defeated by Point Loma with a walk off win in San Diego. This match was the third in a four game series against the Sea Lions.Chico State started the game strong with a run scored by senior infielder, Andru Cardenas, from an RBI single hit by senior ...

Baseball curses broken

Jordan Jarrell

October 29, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Columns, Sports

The Chico State baseball team is no stranger to curses. Whether it's the 17-year National Championship drought or the near misses in the playoffs, the Wildcats luck hasn't shown on the diamond. Chico State isn't the only one suffering from a baseball curse, as both the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians...

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