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Softball sweeps doubleheader at home

Softball sweeps doubleheader at home

Angelo Boscacci

February 21, 2014


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The Wildcats softball team hit for a combined 19 hits Friday on their way to beating the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors 7-2 and 4-1 at home. The first game started wild as both pitchers had command issues in the first inning. The Cats' first batter Sammi Ridgway walked on four straight pitches. Things star...

Tritons take down ’Cats in doubleheader

Tritons take down ’Cats in doubleheader

Emerson Keenan

February 15, 2014


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After the Wildcats split the doubleheader on Friday, they fell flat in the doubleheader on Sunday, losing to the UC San Diego Tritons 4-0 and 10-4 respectively. Behind a strong pitching and five innings of work from Alex Molina, back to back triples in the sixth inning resulted in four earned runs. Molina also p...

Wildcats win last two games of tournament

Wildcats win last two games of tournament

Emerson Keenan

February 3, 2014


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After a tough three losses on Saturday, the 'Cats, earned two wins on Sunday against non conference opponents, Holy Names and Dominican, to round out the Best of the West tournament in Turlock. They beat Holy Names 3-0 in the first game, getting on the scoreboard in the 4th inning on a RBI single by Courtn...

Rough season opener for Chico State softball

Rough season opener for Chico State softball

Angelo Boscacci

February 2, 2014


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The Best of the West Invitational in Turlock didn't start as planned for the Chico State softball team as they dropped three straight games to open tournament play Saturday. The first game was no contest as the Wildcats failed to score against Cal State San Marcos. Cal State San Marcos scored runs in the 3rd, 4th and 5th innings and eventually ...

New season is a fresh start for softball

New season is a fresh start for softball

Angelo Boscacci

January 27, 2014


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Last season's Chico State softball team sported an overall record of 24-24, going 14-6 at home and 8-10 on the road. But that doesn't tell the whole story. That team lost 11 seniors and added eight freshmen. Most of those freshmen started. "We were very young, but we got one win out of the ...

A new softball season is greeted with a fresh face

A new softball season is greeted with a fresh face

Ryan Grady

January 22, 2014


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Sammi Ridgway, a junior kinesiology major, works everyday to up her softball game for the new season and looks forward to playing in a Division II team. After two successful seasons at the junior college level, the Chico State transfer student is looking forward to hitting the softball field this season. Ridgway, a junior transfer student from...

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