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‘Cats advance to NCAA Championships

Greg Silvia

May 12, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men’s golf team entered the final round of the NCAA Championship Super Regional at the Grey Rock Golf Club in Austin, Texas in sixth place. The Wildcats went into the tournament ranked fourth in the nation after a very strong regular season. After missing out by two strokes...

Conference title slips out of Wildcats’ paws

Conference title slips out of Wildcats’ paws

Greg Silvia

May 4, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Photo Galleries, Sports

Photographs by Ernesto Rivera The Chico State baseball team's hopes of claiming the California Collegiate Athletic Association championship came up short Sunday, after a late inning comeback from Sonoma State. The sixth-ranked Wildcats got off to a fast start, scoring four runs through three innings. Ryne Clark scored the first run o...

Wildcats top the standings

Wildcats top the standings

Greg Silvia

April 19, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team moved into first place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Friday night after splitting a double-header against Cal State San Bernardino.The Wildcats won the first game of the day 4-3 behind seven scoreless innings on the mound from Brad Lohse. In game two, the Wildcats' bats fell asl...

Tournament play provides more than competition

Greg Silvia

April 17, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Chico State men’s and women’s club volleyball teams competed in the National Collegiate Club Volleyball Championships April 3-5 in Reno, Nev. Despite rough regular seasons for both teams, the clubs saw Reno as a chance to play a sport they loved and enjoy the experience. “It w...

Basketball teams play into postseason

Basketball teams play into postseason

Greg Silvia

March 5, 2014


Filed under Basketball

The Chico State basketball program is poised to make a deep run in the postseason, starting with the California Collegiate Athletic Association conference tournament this weekend in Ontario, Calif. Women’s The Wildcats head into the CCAA tournament on a winning note, picking up a huge victory S...

Athletes develop relationships with their equipment

Greg Silvia

February 25, 2014


Filed under Sports

Equipment is necessary for almost everything a person does on a daily basis. The equipment an athlete uses can be critical in determining how they will perform, whether it be golf clubs or a baseball bat. A golfer carries a total of 14 clubs in their bag at a given time. The relationship between a golfer and...

Rugby rookies drive for championship pitch

Greg Silvia

February 18, 2014


Filed under Sports

Winning the USA Rugby College National Championships is a goal of the Chico State women’s rugby team’s strong rookie class. After five seniors graduated last year, the Wildcats were able to get an influx of youthful talent, adding nine rookies to this year’s squad. Natalie Oelsner, a three-year member of th...

Getting ready to watch the Sochi Winter Olympics

Greg Silvia

February 4, 2014


Filed under Sports

The United States heads into the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi with the biggest team in the history of the games. With 230 members comprising Team USA, the team plans to break the record of 37 medals overall, a record it set in the 2010 Vancouver Games. The Sochi Games kick off with the opening cerem...

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