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Podcast: The funniest name in the NFL

Podcast: The funniest name in the NFL

Andrew Baumgartner, Ricardo Tovar, and Alex Grant

October 12, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Football, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Sports

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 games in the MLB with a look at the funniest name in football. Thank you for listening and be sure to check out more episodes of the Wildcat Rumble an...

Looking ahead at postseason baseball madness

Looking ahead at postseason baseball madness

Connor Mcpherson

October 4, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

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 and the Yankees look to continue its historic winning tradition. Others like the Brewers and the Rockies ...

Studs and duds of round one in the NBA playoffs

Studs and duds of round one in the NBA playoffs

Courtney Chapman

May 1, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

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 on the court.No. 1 Houston Rockets vs. No. 8 Minnesota TimberwolvesStud: James Harden has always been a t...

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

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

Katalina Santamaria

April 30, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

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 season with a record of 47-3 and have secured their spot in the California Collegiate Athletic Associ...

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

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

Katalina Santamaria

April 27, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Soccer, Sports

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 spot in the National Championship in the upcoming season. The team started off 0-4 last season but...

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

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

Austin Schreiber

February 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

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 men defeated Cal State San Bernardino by a score of 84-63.The two games were higlighted by dominant...

Softball chants bring unity

Softball chants bring unity

Esther Briggs

May 6, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

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 although no one person created them, they are passed down through the years. According to senior Alli ...

MLB playoff race heats up

MLB playoff race heats up

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

August 31, 2015


Filed under Sports

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 are hoping to make their playoff dreams come true.San Francisco Giants: When the whole team is hea...

Pro teams provide a welcome distraction

Matt Murphy

May 5, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

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. Most compelling to me are the NBA playoffs, and this year's second season has gotten off to one of the be...

Wildcats split series with Cal State San Bernardino

Wildcats split series with Cal State San Bernardino

Emerson Keenan

March 31, 2014


Filed under Softball, Sports

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 playoff hopes, Chico State was happy to split the four game series. The Wildcats lost game one, 9...

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