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Chico State softball stays unbeaten behind powerful bats and strong pitching

Chico State softball stays unbeaten behind powerful bats and strong pitching

Katalina Santamaria

February 16, 2018


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The Chico State softball team is beginning to feel unstable,after winning both games of their double-header Friday against Cal State San Marcos to improve their unbeaten record to 11-0. In game one, the Wildcats won 3-0, followed by a third straight shutout, winning 4-0.In game one of the double heade...

Monahan throws no hitter as Wildcats complete four-game sweep of San Bernardino

Monahan throws no hitter as Wildcats complete four-game sweep of San Bernardino

Austin Schreiber

February 11, 2018


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The Wildcats softball team completed the final two games of a four game sweep of Cal State San Bernadino today, winning by a score of 9-1 in the first game and 8-0 in the second game. They are now 9-0 to start the season. While the Wildcats offense came up huge throughout the day scoring 17 runs...

Wildcats defeat San Bernardino as Gilham makes history

Wildcats defeat San Bernardino as Gilham makes history

Courtney Chapman

February 10, 2018


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The Wildcats softball team swept Cal State San Bernardino in a double header Friday, defeating the Coyotes 4-0 in the first game and rallying for a 4-3 win in the second game.Wildcats starting pitcher Haley Gilham and CCAA Pitcher of the Week shut down the Coyotes in game one with a complete game, two hit shutout, taking over Chico State softball's top spot for most career wins with 60....

Wildcats takes home title in Desert Stinger Classic

Wildcats takes home title in Desert Stinger Classic

Katalina Santamaria

February 5, 2018


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The Chico State softball team came out swinging in the debut of its 2018 season with a win at the Desert Stinger Tournament in Las Vegas. The Wildcats went 5-0 in the tournament for the second year in a row, however this year they claimed the title with the highest overall tournament score. In...

Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Noah Enns

January 25, 2018


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Claire Wayne is a junior catcher and third baseman for Chico State’s softball team. Wayne received honorable mention her sophomore year and is looking to improve upon that while helping the Wildcats along with winning a California Collegiate Athletic Association championship. The ’Cats look ...

Wildcats defeat Humboldt advancing to championship game

Kayla Fitzgerald

May 10, 2017


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The Chico State softball team defeated Humboldt State in the semi-final game of the California Collegiate Athletic Association tournament Friday. In the tournament, the 'Cats won both of their games to come out of the winner's bracket on top, preparing to face the Lumberjacks on Championship Sunday. H...

’Cats dominate a win over East Bay

Marc Wilson

February 28, 2017


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After a 2-0 win over Cal State East Bay Pioneers in the first game of a doubleheader the ’Cats offense exploded for 11 runs in the second game for a convincing 11-5 win. While the ’Cats gathered nine hits, the offense was helped out by East Bay’s carelessness.The ’Cats, led by so...

Looking for Revenge

Looking for Revenge

Natalia Marcus

February 23, 2017


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With five wins under their belt, the undefeated Chico State softball team plans to build on last season's success. The 'Cats ranked number 13 in the nation after their last season, and they seem to only be improving. The team motto is "person over athlete," and sophomore Megan Bowley says “bu...

Softball team dominates conference honors

Softball team dominates conference honors

Anna Baytosh

May 13, 2016


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Chico State softball dominated the CCAA in All-Conference honors with six total honorable mention players. Three of the 15 first-team picks were senior Wildcats. Catcher Brynn Lesovsky, infielder Desiree' Gonzalez and outfielder Alli Cook were selected by the league’s coaches to complete the list...

Wildcat softball player crosses the ocean

Wildcat softball player crosses the ocean

Esther Briggs

May 11, 2016


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As the school year comes to an end, many seniors will hang up their cleats, put their bats away and remember the fun memories they made playing college softball. However for one senior, Brooke Langeloh, this won’t be how her career ends. After her graduation ceremony on May 21, she is heading s...

Softball chants bring unity

Softball chants bring unity

Esther Briggs

May 6, 2016


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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 ...

Softball loses CCAA title match

Softball loses CCAA title match

Patrick Pace

May 3, 2016


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The Chico State softball team fell to the UC San Diego Tritons in the final game of the CCAA Championship Tournament, 2-5, on May 1 in Stockton. Though they had previously beaten UC San Diego in three of their four games during the regular season, the Wildcats were not able to figure the team out...

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