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Wildcat batter takes a swing in a home game against Cal State San Bernardino.

Solid pitching and defense earns a series win

Matthew Wreden and // March 9, 2020

The Wildcats picked up a series win at Nettleton Stadium on Sunday after taking down the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes 9-0. This makes for back-to-back series wins for the Wildcats.     Skylar...

The Wildcats cheer their teammates on.

The Wildcats rock Nettleton Stadium in home opener

Matthew Wreden // February 8, 2020

JT Navarro stepped up to the plate in the the top of the third inning with the bases loaded and a four run lead. Navarro wasted no time, swung at the first pitch he saw and blasted a towering moon shot...

Larson went all nine innings, allowing four hits, one unearned run and securing the win for the Wildcats . Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Chico State get critical win over Pomona

Noah Andrews // April 21, 2019
Larson was a man on a mission
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...

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...

Four-year-old Davan Jones receives her gift as student athletes look on. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

TBT: Chico State athlete looks back on Make-A-Wish event

Anna Baytosh // May 5, 2016
Sophomore volleyball player Anna Baytosh looks back at a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Senior Ben Gamba waits for the ball in a game against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Chico State baseball team splits doubleheader

Patrick Pace // April 8, 2016
'Cats split two thrilling games against Cal State East Bay.
Senior shortstop Tony Roque steps into a pitch during a game against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Roque’s field of dreams

Anna Baytosh // March 23, 2016
Senior shortstop Tony Roque is given the surprise of a lifetime.
Chico Heat co-owners Pat Gillick, left, and Steve Nettleton, center, with Heat mascot Heater the Dragon. Photo credit: Chico Heat

Chico Heat rekindled for 2016 season

Kenta Mcafee // March 8, 2016
Summer baseball is back in Chico as the Heat start back up at Nettleton Stadium.
Tony Roque jumps high to catch the ball during a scrimmage on Jan. 21. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Baseball team wins opening day with a walk-off

January 31, 2016
Chico State baseball team won the home opener at Nettleton Stadium in an exciting fashion.
Chico Heat co-owners Pat Gillick, left, and Steve Nettleton, center, with Heat mascot Heater the Dragon. Photo courtesy of Chico Heat.

Chico Heat returns to Nettleton Stadium

Robert Engels // December 9, 2014
The formerly-independent professional baseball team will retake the field as an elite collegiate team for the summer of 2016.
Inforgraphic by Liz Coffee

Students scramble to fix plans for visiting family and friends

Christine Lee // January 29, 2014
The university will be ticketing guests at the graduation ceremony this year.
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