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Full Disclosure: Women’s basketball look towards leaders for success

Gabriel Moreno // October 31, 2016

A heartbreaking six-game losing streak finished off the Chico State women's basketball team last year and left them with a 5-15 conference record. The team tied for last place in its conference and...

Sophomore Natalie Valenzuela prevents her opponent from getting to the basket in a game against Simpson University. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

Chico State women’s basketball team falls short

Jason Spies // March 21, 2016
After a season of failed expectations, the Chico State women's basketball team finds solace in knowing next year will be different.
Senior Brooke Bowen elevates to take a shot over her opponent. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

Wildcats bid a farewell to lone senior

Gabriella Bermudez // March 8, 2016
Lone senior Brooke Bowen leaves a young women's basketball team behind with a strong message.
Sophomore Natalie Valenzuela waits for a pass from her teammate in a game on Feb. 19. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Wildcats extend kind gesture to injured player

Gabriella Bermudez // February 27, 2016
Chico State women's basketball team lost to Cal State Dominguez Hills, 49-69.
Freshman Irie Stokes defends against an attacking defender. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

Women’s basketball team rebounds in dominant fashion

Gabriella Bermudez // February 7, 2016
After losing on Feb. 5, the women's basketball team dominates Cal State Monterey Bay, 60-36.
Junior Sherise Porchia attacks the defense while dribbling down the floor. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

Women’s basketball team hits bump in the road over break

January 26, 2016
The women's basketball team has struggled to play on the road, but their playoff hopes are still alive.
Sophomore guard Whitney Branham fights for possession of the ball on the ground. Photo credit: George Johnston

Wildcats catch fire early in game against Simpson University

January 24, 2016
Wildcats leave their mark in statement game against non-conference opponent Simpson University.
The Chico State womens basketball team started the season 4-0 but lost its next to games to open up CCAA conference play 0-2. Photo credit: Alicia Brogden

Women’s basketball team loses to Cal State East Bay 45-69

December 7, 2015
The Chico State women's basketball team suffered its second straight loss to Cal State East Bay on Dec. 5.
(Left) Brooke Bowen, senior guard and forward,  and (right) Kayla Taylor, transfer forward and center. Photo credit: Ryan Pressey

Women’s basketball: Changing the game in 2015

Carlos Islas // September 22, 2015
With multiple rule changes for women's basketball, the Wildcats will have to adjust to dominate this season.
Wildcat Brooke Bowen, left, practices at Acker Gym in preparation for an upcoming game. Bowen said that excessive alcohol intake can be a big barrier for students trying to stay in shape. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Wildcats share tips for staying fit, healthy

Breanna Barnard // April 10, 2015
Chico State athletes talk about the advice they would give to students on exercise and nutrition.
Chico States Hannah Womack shoots for a three-pointer during a faceoff against Cal State L.A. on Jan. 30 in Acker Gym. Photo credit: Malik Payton

Wildcats look back at game-winning shots

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // March 2, 2015
Senior guards Hannah Womack and Mike Rosaroso discuss what it's like having the ball in the last seconds of a basketball game.
Brooke Bowen, forward on the womens basketball team, listens to her favorite song, Fight Night, outside of Butte Station. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Music pumps up Wildcats’ performance

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // February 22, 2015
Chico State athletes talk about the songs that help them get ready for their games.
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