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‘Cats cruise in tournament

‘Cats cruise in tournament

Matthew Vislosky

March 29, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State women's softball team continued play in the Tournament of Champions against Holy Names University and Montana State-Billings in Turlock, California on March 28 and won both games. vs. Holy Names UniversityThe Wildcats struck first when junior left fielder Ashley Huff scored off a Hawks error, ...

Pitch perfect: Making decisions on the mound

Pitch perfect: Making decisions on the mound

Dylan Wakefield

February 18, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports

Pitchers have endless combinations, hundreds of distinctive styles, but one common goal in mind — strikeouts.Every batter is a different fight, and a pitcher on the mound has to decide whether to take a risk and throw a weaker pitch or set the tone and throw mastered ones. For pitchers, their decisions depend heav...

Chico State softball field under construction

Chico State softball field under construction

Angelo Boscacci

September 17, 2014


Filed under Sports

Chico State's softball field is undergoing a project aimed at improving both the field and player safety. According to Phil Strawn, the assistant project manager in Facilities Management and Services at Chico State, the estimated cost of this makeover is $99,700.Here's what the field makeover will consist of:A n...

Wildcats walk-off for the win this season

Lee Masten

April 29, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports

It’s the bottom of the final inning and the team is down by a run with a runner on third. Step into the batter's box and the pressure is on. Walk-offs have been the norm throughout the season for the Wildcats and some players have felt what it's like to put the team on their back. It may not be the most i...

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