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Former World Series starter Barry Zito to open for LeAnn Rimes in Chico

Ricardo Tovar // December 16, 2018

A big struggle for athletes after retiring is answering the question, "What now?" How can you possibly take the adrenaline and competitive itch out of yourself, when you have been competing your entire...

Junior shortstop Casey Bennett loads up before a pitch during a game against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Newcomer shortstop worth watching

Anna Baytosh // April 5, 2016

What do you call a die-hard San Francisco Giants fan in a Wildcat baseball jersey? Junior Casey Bennett. The shortstop on the Chico State baseball team has proved his talents through his consistent...

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...

Spring training on spring break: 3 days, 3 games

Spring training on spring break: 3 days, 3 games

Kevin Lucena // March 28, 2015

“Lemonade, lemonade like grandma made, mmm mmm good, come and get it” said seemingly every lemonade vendor at spring training in the Cactus League in Phoenix. I remembered hearing it at a Giants...

The Chico State baseball team plays on March 1 at Raley Field in Sacramento, where they won against Sonoma State in the Capital City Clash. Photo credit: Kevin Lucena

Wildcats come out victorious in Capital City Clash

Kevin Lucena // March 10, 2015

Most home games for the Chico State baseball team take place at Nettleton Stadium. However, for one game in the past four seasons the 'Cats have traveled to Raley Field in Sacramento for the final game...

Former San Francisco Giants manager Dusty Baker, right, and mechanical engineering professor Greg Karillo discuss their mutual interest in renewable energy resources during Bakers visit to Chico State. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Former Giants manager Dusty Baker visits Chico State

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // March 10, 2015

Former San Francisco Giants manager Dusty Baker is trading in his baseball uniform for solar panels. Baker, who recently started a solar company, visited Chico State on Feb. 27 to learn more about...

Giants, As fumble in efforts to shore up rosters

Giants, A’s fumble in efforts to shore up rosters

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // February 14, 2015

Both the Giants and A's swung and missed this offseason. When the San Francisco Giants lost a key part of their World Series squad with the exit of third baseman Pablo Sandoval, they did little...

The San Francisco Giants World Series championship trophies on display at Aaron Ray Clark Memorial Field House in Chico on Jan. 31. Thousands of fans showed up at the event to get a glimpse of and take photos with the trophies. Photo credit: Trevor Ryan

Giants’ World Series trophies swing by Chico

Dariush Azmoudeh // February 6, 2015

Thousands of San Francisco Giants fans gathered at Aaron Ray Clark Memorial Field House on Jan. 31 to bask in the glory of the team’s three recent World Series trophies. The event brought out clusters...

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