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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
Who do you call a die-hard Giants fan in a Wildcat baseball jersey?
MLB playoff race heats up

MLB playoff race heats up

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // August 31, 2015
With regular season winding down and September just around the corner, California baseball teams gear up for playoffs.
Spring training on spring break: 3 days, 3 games

Spring training on spring break: 3 days, 3 games

Kevin Lucena // March 28, 2015
Assistant sports editor Kevin Lucena shares the highs and lows of his trip to Arizona during the recent break to take in some preseason baseball.
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
The Chico State men's baseball team went to Raley Field in Sacramento on March 1 to take on Sonoma State in the annual event 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
The previous leader of San Francisco's professional baseball team spent time on campus to explore solar engineering.
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
As the MLB season approaches, Orion sports writer Nick Martinez evaluates how both Bay Area baseball teams fared during the offseason.
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
The San Francisco Giants are touring around California to give their fans a chance to see the three trophies the team has won in the past six years.
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