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Wright shines in loss against Broncos

Wright shines in loss against Broncos

Patrick Pace

April 21, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Junior pitcher Grant Wright had an amazing game in a 10-6 loss to the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos on Sunday, April 17. The Broncos had already scored three runs in the first inning when Wright entered the game. He had not pitched anything more than an inning and a half throughout the season, but on this d...

Baseball’s road to Cary, North Carolina, looks promising

Baseball’s road to Cary, North Carolina, looks promising

Anna Baytosh

March 30, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team is inching closer to achieving its prized goal of traveling to Cary, North Carolina, for the baseball tournament of its dreams. The team’s annual goal is to win its way to Cary for the NCAA Division II College Championship Series. In 1997, Chico State won its first...

Cameron Santos hits first grand slam of baseball career

Cameron Santos hits first grand slam of baseball career

Anna Baytosh

March 1, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Sophomore infielder Cameron Santos hit his first grand slam in a win over the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters 17-9 on Feb. 27 at home.This win was one of two games on Saturday where the Wildcats faced the Otters. The second match of the day ended in the 12th inning at 4-5, adding a loss to Chico StateR...

Baseball team wins second game against Holy Names

Baseball team wins second game against Holy Names

Carlos Islas

February 23, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team completed a clean sweep of the Holy Names University Hawks after winning the second game of a doubleheader 14-0 in Oakland on Saturday, Feb. 20. After handing out a thrashing game in which they won 18-0, the Wildcats followed that game with a 14-0 win. The win leaves Ch...

Top baseball hitters share personal insights

Top baseball hitters share personal insights

Anna Baytosh

February 22, 2016


Filed under Showcase

Junior outfielder Sonny Cortez and sophomore infielder Cameron Santos have been the table setters for the baseball team so far this season. The Orion sat down with the first two hitters in the baseball team's lineup to talk how America's pastime has impacted them. Cortez: What is your favorite ...

Baseball team wins first game, drops second of doubleheader

Baseball team wins first game, drops second of doubleheader

Kayla Fitzgerald

February 16, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

On Feb. 13, the Chico State baseball team took on the Academy of Art University Knights for the second and third time at home. Taking the first game of the doubleheader 8-3, the 'Cats fell short in the second game, 9-7. The split puts the Wildcats to a 7-2 overall record. Game 1: The first game was all Wildc...

Baseball team wins fifth game in a row in extra innings

Baseball team wins fifth game in a row in extra innings

Jason Spies

February 7, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team stayed hot, winning its fifth game in a row against the Point Loma Nazarene University Sea Lions Feb. 6, at home. The win puts the Wildcats' record at a very impressive 5-0 to start the season, but this game was not simply given to them. Chico State scored the first run of the game in the...

Baseball sweeps weekend series

Baseball sweeps weekend series

January 31, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team beat the Menlo College Oaks 12-11 in 10 innings, then again 8-1 in the second game of a double header on Jan. 31 in Chico.The weekend sweep puts the team at 3-0 to start its season.Game 1: The Oaks came out swinging early in this one, scoring twice in the first inning, an...

‘Cats take doubleheader over Gators

‘Cats take doubleheader over Gators

Matthew Vislosky

April 22, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Chico State men's baseball team took on San Francisco State University in a doubleheader on Saturday after a tough loss the night before.The team won both games in the doubleheader which extended their record to 17-21 on the season.Game 1The Wildcats struck first in the top of the second, when junior catcher Cody Bistline singled to center field...

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