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Rain flooded the tarp on the softball field after a thunderstorm. Photo credit: Brandon Downs

Rain becoming a problem for Wildcats baseball and softball

Brandon Downs // March 13, 2019

The Wildcats baseball and softball teams have not been able to play and practice how they would like due to this year's high amount of rain.The softball team has had four games postponed and six games...

Dalton Smith came from Chico High School and redshirted his first year before making his first collegiate start Monday. Photo credit: Brandon Downs

Larson makes history as Wildcats baseball gets back to winning

Brandon Downs // March 4, 2019

Chico State’s starting pitcher Grant Larson threw the first one-hit complete-game shutout in Chico State baseball history on Monday. The left-hander struck out a career-high 10 Cal State Monterey...

Dustin Miller batting at the top of the second inning against Cal State Monterey Bay on Friday, Mar. 1, 2019. Photo credit: Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

Wildcats face fourth straight defeat, fall against the Otters

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava // March 3, 2019

The Wildcats looked forward to redeeming themselves after a doubleheader loss against the Gators in the previous week. They were soon disappointed as California State University, Monterey Bay took both...

Grant Larsons most memorable game came in 2017 in the CCAA championship game when he started for the first time for the Wildcats.

Larson throwing his way to MLB draft

Brandon Downs // February 22, 2019

Grant Larson, the left-handed, 6-foot-7 ace Wildcats pitcher wants to take his talents to the professional level after the 2019 season. In his 2018 sophomore campaign, Larson had a 6-4 record with 82.1...

Wildcats turn a double play to get out of the fourth inning. Photo credit: Brandon Downs

Wildcats baseball fight but lose battles in doubleheader

Brandon Downs // February 18, 2019

Game one: Game one of Sunday’s baseball doubleheader was a back-and-forth rally full of action; with a total of 25 runs between Chico State and Stanislaus State. The Stanislaus State Warriors stepped...

Chico State third baseman Kristian Scott attempts to tag Simpsons Creed Smith in the fifth inning. Photo credit: Brandon Downs

Wildcats baseball team holds on in game one, shutout in second

Brandon Downs // February 7, 2019

Chico State’s baseball team split Friday's doubleheader with the Simpson Red Hawks, giving the Wildcats their first loss of the season.Game one:The Wildcats were up 10-2 in the ninth inning of the...

Wildcats baseball captains from left to right: Tyler Stofiel (13), Alex DeVito (34), Brandon Hernadez (32), and Grant Larson (51). Photo credit: Brian Luong

Wildcats baseball sets high goals for the year

Brandon Downs // February 6, 2019

The Wildcats baseball team looked to get back into the swing of things after they headed down for a series against Fresno Pacific to start the 2019 campaign. Aside from a rain delay that canceled their...

Head coach Dave Taylor looks at his bench during a game against Sonoma State. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Coach Taylor: ‘I have the best job in the country’

Jason Spies // May 3, 2016
Chico State head baseball coach Dave Taylor has been a key part in the success of the program for nearly 20 years.
Junior Josh Falco loads up in a game against the Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Wright shines in loss against Broncos

Patrick Pace // April 21, 2016
Junior Grant Wright breaks down after six shutout innings.
Junior Clayton Gelfand fires a pitch against the Academy of Art on Feb. 12. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Baseball team holds ace up its sleeve

Kenta Mcafee // February 16, 2016
Junior pitcher Clayton Gelfand is having a breakout year and quickly becoming the ace of the staff.
Dave Taylor keeps the team on its toes with fly balls and grounders during practice on Friday. The Wildcat baseball team is looking to make it to the Division II College World Series for the second year in a row. Photo credit: Zach Aucella

Chico State baseball team season preview

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // January 28, 2015
As the baseball team gets ready to start its season, we offer an in-depth look at this year's team.
Aaron Demuth, center, with wife Lindsey and son Mason. Photo courtesy of the Demuth family

Baseball alumnus nears goal to pay chemo treatment

Enrique Raymundo // November 5, 2014
Donors have helped raise $64,593 on an online fundraiser to help Chico State alumnus Aaron Demuth pay hospital bills for his treatment.
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