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From left to right: Carissa Rodriguez, Lara Condosta, Rebecca Graham, John Brunk, Amy Bell, Elise Barnum, and Samantha Bracket.

Wildcat pole vaulters stand along atop CCAA

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // May 6, 2022

The 2022 Chico State Women’s Track and Field season has earned multiple NCAA Provisional marks, but nothing has been more impressive than the dominance of the team’s pole vault student-athletes. The...

The Wildcats celebrating their seven seniors

Chico State softball pays tribute to fantastic 7 seniors during last home series

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // May 5, 2022

No. 24 Chico State Softball hosted the Sonoma State Seawolves at University Softball Field from April 29-30 in their last series of the regular season, coming away with a draw. The Wildcats also commemorated...

Wildcats celebrating after a scored run against the Pioneers.

Wildcat softball brings out the brooms against the Pioneers

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // April 12, 2022

Chico State Softball started their third-to-last series of the season against the East Bay Pioneers and swept them at the University Softball Stadium. The first game started off slow for the Wildcats...

Wildcat Jeffrey Ray scoring a run against the Toros.

Wildcats rally at Nettleton stadium for a ‘Night of Champions’

Javier Hernandez and Alejandro Meija Meija // April 11, 2022

Night of Champions Prior to the No. 13 Chico State Baseball taking the mound, Chico State commemorated their two West Region Champions: men’s cross country and men’s basketball. The Chico State...

On March 25, 2022. sophomore shortstop Elijah Jackson slides into third base off of a sacrifice fly. The Wildcats defeated the Cougars 18-4 at Nettleton Stadium. Jackson went 3 for 3 at the plate.

Wildcats slide past San Marcos Cougars, winning 3 games over the weekend

Alejandro Mejia Mejia, Reporter // March 31, 2022

The No. 18 Chico State Baseball team (22-6) hosted the San Marcos Cougars (10-16) this past weekend at Nettleton Stadium, winning three of four games played and setting a school record, scoring 10 runs...

The Wildcat starters on the bench prior to the game.

Season Review: Wildcat Women’s Basketball defeated in playoffs, optimistic about future

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // March 24, 2022

Chico State Women’s Basketball fell short during their postseason run, as they lost to the San Marcos Cougars in the semifinal of the California Collegiate Athletic Association tournament with a score...

The Wildcats pre-game huddle prior to their game against the Coyotes.

Best in the West: Wildcats advance to Elite 8 to face the Augusta Jaguars

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // March 16, 2022

The Wild, Wild West belongs to the Chico State Men’s Basketball team after they triumphed over the Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks 70-52 in the West Region Final. Now they will face the Augusta University...

Freshman third baseman and first baseman Grace Stover putting the ball in the play.

Make broom: Wildcat softball sweeps Lumberjacks to extend win streak

Johnny Maldonado, Reporter // March 10, 2022

Chico State Softball earned their second sweep of the season at Cal Poly Humboldt. The Lumberjacks were forced to switch out 10 pitchers in an attempt to stop Chico State, but it didn’t pay off. Senior...

Wildcats celebrating their walk-off victory.

Chico State sweeps Cal State San Bernardino in walk-off fashion

Johnny Maldonado // March 2, 2022

Chico State Softball showed true grit in their final game against San Bernardino, as they dominated and won all four games. Up until the sixth inning, Chico State was completely shut out. Freshman...

The Wildcats five seniors with their families

No. 11 Wildcats dismantle the Pioneers during celebration of their five seniors

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // February 28, 2022

Head coach Greg Clink decided to change his starting lineup for the first time this season to the five seniors. This decision paid off, as the No. 11 Wildcats bullied the Pioneers on the way to their...

The Wildcats with their senior Mikaela Bismillah on Feb. 26

Chico State Women’s Basketball fall short of upset in last home game at Acker Gym

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // February 28, 2022

The Wildcats came in fresh off of a California Collegiate Athletic Association playoff berth-clinching win, but came up short against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers. Chico State Women’s Basketball...

Wildcat Haley Ison on defense against the Toros on Feb.24.

CCAA playoff ticket secured for Chico State Women’s basketball after clutch layup

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // February 25, 2022

The first match up of the year between Chico State Women’s Basketball team and the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros went in favor of the hosting Wildcats as they secured a spot in the California Collegiate...

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