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CCAA Classic ends the No. 5 Wildcats perfect record

CCAA Classic ends the No. 5 Wildcats perfect record

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // January 14, 2022

The No. 5 Chico State Men’s Basketball 10-game winning streak, the longest in 79 years, ended Thursday night in a 85-87 heart-breaking overtime loss to the San Marcos Cougars.  The game saw...

The visiting Cougars down the Wildcats in empty Acker

The visiting Cougars down the Wildcats in empty Acker

Javier Hernandez, Sport Reporter // January 14, 2022

The Chico State Women’s Basketball team lost 76-60 on Thursday night in a crowdless home game that saw the Wildcats shoot poorly.  The Wildcats had not played a game since Jan. 11 because of...

The Wildcats huddling up during an intermission.

79-year-old record has been matched by the No. 5 Wildcats

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // January 2, 2022

The Chico State Men’s Basketball team tied a significant historic mark with a 61-55 victory over rival Cal State Stanislaus Warriors. This victory marked the Wildcats’ second-ever 10-0 start, their...

The Wildcats huddling up prior to their match up against the Lumberjacks.

The No. 7 Wildcats nearing history as they power through the Lumberjacks

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // December 19, 2021

The Chico State Men’s Basketball program remains undefeated after their first eight games of the season for only the third time in Wildcat history. For the second week in a row, the Wildcats have...

The Wildcats walking out of their locker after their half time intermission.

The No. 7 Wildcats welcome Acker Gym with a win in their CCAA home opener

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // December 12, 2021

The Chico State Men’s Basketball team went on a tough three-game road trip for their California Collegiate Athletic Association debut, but prevailed in all three and are now 7-0.  They swept...

Malik Duffy during his introduction.

Wildcats conquer the Coyotes in clash of CCAA titans

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // December 2, 2021

The No. 8 Chico State Men’s Basketball team faced the likewise undefeated No. 11 San Bernardino Coyotes in their second of three California Collegiate Athletic Association road games. Coming into...

The Wildcats logo displayed at Acker Gym.

No. 12 Chico State Men’s Basketball dominate in CCAA opener

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // November 28, 2021

The No. 12 Wildcats were starting their three-game California Collegiate Athletic Association road trip in Turlock facing the Stanislaus State Warriors.  The Warriors were riding a two-game win...

The Wildcats huddling up prior to taking their pre-game warmups.

No. 12 Chico State Men’s Basketball remains undefeated heading into conference play

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // November 24, 2021

The undefeated Wildcats dominated the Pacific Union Pioneers, ending their preseason two-game home skid on the right foot prior to conference play. The Wildcats, newly ranked No.12 in Division II standings...

Team huddle prior to their match vs. Sonoma State

Chico State Men’s Soccer season ended sour but the future looks bright

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // November 14, 2021

Uncertainties loomed as the soccer season approached since there was speculation that COVID-19 was going to end it once again.  That didn’t stop the 2021-22 Chico State Men’s Soccer team from...

Head Coach Greg Clink talking to his team during their game versus SPU

Chico State Men’s Basketball roars through the Conference Crossover Challenge

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // November 14, 2021

It has been nearly two years since the Wildcats were in action in an “official game.”  They played the UCLA Bruins on Nov. 4 in an exhibition and lost to the current No. 2 ranked NCAA Division...

Team huddle prior to their matchhup against HSU

Senior day heroics lead to a California Collegiate Athletic Association playoff berth

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // November 5, 2021

Thursday was the last game of the season for the Chico State Men’s Soccer team and everything was in play for them. If they win, they advance. If they lose, they go home.  The visiting Humboldt...

The three seniors. From left to right: Cooper Renteria, Anais Mayo, and Servando Higuera.

The end of an era for Chico State’s Men’s Soccer

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // October 27, 2021

The end of the season is approaching for the Chico State Men’s Soccer team along with the college careers of three seniors on the team.  Defender Servando Higuera, and midfielders Anais Mayo...

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