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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...

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix may have the funniest name in the NFL. Image from Getty Images, photo by Al Bello

Podcast: The funniest name in the NFL

Andrew Baumgartner, Ricardo Tovar, and Alex Grant // October 12, 2018

Another episode of the Wildcat Rumble is back. This week Ricardo and Andrew are joined by special guest, Alex Grant for the second time this year. The group talks NFL football and the upcoming playoff...

The commissioners trophy is given each year to the winner of the World Series. Image from Getty Images, photo by Rob Carr.

Looking ahead at postseason baseball madness

Connor Mcpherson // October 4, 2018

Every October, millions of people around the world sit down to watch the MLB postseason. Six playoff teams and four Wild Cards all compete in a quest to win a World Series. Some teams like the Dodgers...

James Harden of the Rockets attempting to put points on the board against Hornets on Feb. 9. Photo Courtesy Peter Zay, Getty Images

Studs and duds of round one in the NBA playoffs

Courtney Chapman // May 1, 2018

There is no I in team, but there are two in winning. The 2018 NBA playoffs have certainly shown fans that the teams have players with pure talent as well as some who have been struggling with under-performing...

Pitcher Haley Gilham winding up for a pitch against San Francisco State. Photo Courtesy of Janna Weiss Photography

Wildcats softball finishes regular season on 22 game win streak entering CCAA Tournament

Katalina Santamaria // April 30, 2018

The Chico State softball team capped off season play with a four-game series sweep over San Francisco State, extending the team's win streak to 22. Following the weekend sweep, the Wildcats finish the...

Olivia Williams, 2, battles for the steal in a scrimmage against ________. Photo credit: Maria Ramirez

Chico State women’s soccer team working towards new goals for 2018 season

Katalina Santamaria // April 27, 2018

After losing in the first round of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Championship tournament last year, the Chico State women’s soccer team is looking to make improvements to ensure their...

Guard Madison Wong dribbles the ball up the court in Chico States first round playoff matchup against Cal State LA. Photo credit: Martin Chang

Branham and McFerren lead Chico State basketball to first round playoff victories

Austin Schreiber // February 28, 2018

It was an exciting night for Chico State basketball, as both the men and women emerged victorious in the first round of the playoffs.The women defeated Cal State Los Angeles by a score of 78-62, and the...

The Chico State softball team talk between innings in a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Softball chants bring unity

Esther Briggs // May 6, 2016

As the Chico State softball team fights in the NCAA Division II tournament, one thing that keeps the team strong is the chants the players use throughout the game. The chants have come from all over, and...

MLB playoff race heats up

MLB playoff race heats up

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // August 31, 2015

There's nothing quite like September baseball. Dreams come true and hopes are crushed all within a month's time. As the regular season winds down, here's a closer look into some California MLB teams that...

Pro teams provide a welcome distraction

Matt Murphy // May 5, 2014

This is a glorious time of year in the sports world. Baseball is in full swing. The future of the NFL will soon be chosen with the Draft approaching. There's hockey, if you're into that sort of thing....

Junior infielder Kelli Keefe bunts the ball during Sundays game against Cal State San Bernardino. Photo credit: Salahadin Albutti

Wildcats split series with Cal State San Bernardino

Emerson Keenan // March 31, 2014

Coming into this weekend, the Chico State softball team knew it was going to have to work. After being swept by the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes team last season, which effectively ended the Wildcats...

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