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Chico State falls in College World Series opener

Chico State falls in College World Series opener

Nicholas Woodard

May 24, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team opened the NCAA Division II College World Series with a 6-4 loss to Lander on Saturday in Cary, North Carolina. The Wildcats matched up to Lander, the nation's leader in many offensive categories, for much of the game. But at the end, the reason for the opening loss was plain and simple: errors.Chico State pitcher...

Pitcher finishes career on strong arm

Nicholas Woodard

April 30, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

As a Wildcat, Nick Baker has done it all. He’s thrown gems on the mound, competed in the NCAA College World Series and earned a sweet nickname along the way. To think he almost donned the Dodger blue. The senior pitcher passed up a professional offer and came to Chico State instead. Now in his final season, B...

Wildcats look back at their athletic heroes

Wildcats look back at their athletic heroes

Nicholas Woodard

February 28, 2014


Filed under Sports

It seems like every weekend one Chico State athlete or another is making a huge play or part of a heroic accomplishment. But even heroes need heroes. Many Wildcats have their own personal sports icons to thank for greatly influencing the way they play their respective sports. ...

Long distances do not derail family support

Long distances do not derail family support

Nicholas Woodard

February 18, 2014


Filed under Sports

Family matters; in life and in sports. Chico State athletics are no exception. Family plays a huge role for many Wildcats in their respective sports, regardless of distance. For players like Sarah Rebibo, a junior guard on the women’s basketball team, family is the very reason she got into the sport. Rebibo said she began playi...

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