The Orion

‘Cats secure win over Toros Sunday

First year pitcher Hunter Haworth pitching on the mound against Cal State Monterey Bay on March 28. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Lars Gustafson

April 16, 2015

The Chico State men’s baseball team won one final game for now former team manager Tommy Wigton after his retirement ceremony before Sunday’s game. The Wildcats won 8-5 over the Cal State Dominguez Hills at Nettleton Stadium. With a very strong outing from junior right-handed pitcher B...

Wildcats drop doubleheader

Senior outfielder Connor Huesers staying alert on the outfield during a game against Sonoma State on Feb. 27. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

April 6, 2015

Chico State dropped both games of a double header on Friday against the Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles losing 7-9, and 3-8 respectively. Game 1It was a high scoring affair started by the 'Cats scoring two in first on RBI's by senior outfielder Connor Huesers and junior catcher Cody Bistline. In...

‘Cats split doubleheader against Cal State San Bernardino

Chico State's senior outfielder Connor Huesers up to bat during a game against the Sonoma State Seawolves on Feb 27. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Matthew Vislosky

March 16, 2015

The Chico State baseball team ended their doubleheader with one win and one loss in the second day of their four-game series against the Coyotes. Game 1 The Wildcats struck first on the scoreboard when sophomore designated hitter Clayton Gelfand singled and drove in senior third baseman Dyl...

Wildcats drop both games in double header

Junior first baseman Matt Jacobson up to bat against Sonoma State on Feb. 27. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

March 12, 2015

It was a tough weekend for the Chico State baseball team as they lost both games of a double header against the UC San Diego Tritons, 7-10 and 3-4 respectively. Game 1 The Tritons struck first scoring two runs in the bottom of the second against junior pitcher Brad Lohse. The Wildcats answered with a ...

Wildcats baseball team showered with awards

Sharon Martin

May 12, 2014

The Chico State baseball team took home a conference-leading 11 awards Thursday at the California Collegiate Athletic Association awards ceremony in Stockton. Head coach Dave Taylor was named CCAA Coach of the Year after leading this season's team to a 29-10 conference record and a 39-13 overall record. Tay...

Wildcats stay alive in CCAA tourney

Sophomore Brad Lohse delivers in a game earlier this season. Photo credit: Salahadin Albutti

Emerson Keenan

May 9, 2014

The Wildcats came back with eight unanswered runs on Friday afternoon in Stockton, winning 10-4 against the Sonoma State Seawolves and moving one step closer to the winning the CCAA Championship. With the 'Cats leading 2-1 in the top of the fifth inning, starting pitcher Brad Lohse ran into trouble whe...

’Cats seeking championship title

Senior Ryan McClellan takes a cut Sunday against Sonoma State. Photo credit: Ernesto Rivera

Ryan Grady

May 7, 2014

With the season all wrapped up, it's that time of the year again. Playoffs. The 'Cats ended their regular season Sunday with a heartbreaking 10-7 loss to Sonoma State, a game that determined the regular season champion. While it was a tough loss to take, it doesn't mean everything. The loss se...

Chico State baseball pushed by pitchers

Luke Barker closed out the inning pitching strong during Sundays game against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers. Photo credit: Grant Mahan

Nicholas Woodard

April 9, 2014

Here’s a number: 1.99. That’s the Chico State baseball team’s ERA, best in the league. Here’s another number: 46. That’s the number of pitches it took Brad Lohse to throw a seven-inning complete game against Cal State Stanislaus. It’s anyone’s guess as t...

Wildcats shutout Gators in doubleheader sweep

The Wildcats call for a bunt to attempt to advance the runners.  Chico state battled San Francisco State in a doubleheader Friday. Photo credit: Alex Boesch

Greg Silvia

March 29, 2014

It was a successful Friday afternoon on the diamond for the Chico State baseball team. The Wildcats defeated the San Francisco State Gators in both games of the doubleheader. The ’Cats won the first game 3-0 on the backs of a five-hit combined shutout thrown by Nick Baker and Luke Barker. They got the scoring started i...

New Wildcat athletes start strong

Junior pitcher Alex Mistuloff. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Lee Masten

February 25, 2014

Playing the first game for a new team is a unique experience for athletes. It's like starting a new job — a player must perform at a high level in order to gain respect from their teammates and coaches.A few players recently found out firsthand what that pressure is like. “I was definitely...

Long distances do not derail family support

Sarah Rebibo, junior guard on the women's basketball team, credits her family for her success in the sport. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Nicholas Woodard

February 18, 2014

Family matters; in life and in sports. Chico State athletics are no exception. Family plays a huge role for many Wildcats in their respective sports, regardless of distance. For players like Sarah Rebibo, a junior guard on the women’s basketball team, family is the very reason she got into the sport. Rebibo said she began playi...

Wildcats achieve Saturday sweep against UC San Diego

Pitcher Marcos Lara. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Greg Silvia

February 16, 2014

The Chico State baseball team swept a doubleheader on the road against UC San Diego Saturday.   The 12th-ranked Wildcats had two stellar starting pitching performances from its two starting pitchers, Marcos Lara and Brad Lohse.   Lara pitched five and one third shutout innings, allowing only tw...

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