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Wildcats pick up win and tie in the first weekend of conference play

Wildcats pick up win and tie in the first weekend of conference play

Jackson Elrod, Reporter // September 27, 2022

Chico State Men’s Soccer, (4-2-2) currently and (1-0-1) in conference play, kicked off their first conference game with a 2-1 victory against Sonoma State (3-3-2) on Sept. 23.  Both teams sat...

Brown scoring a goal against Holy Names during his first start on Sept. 11.

Kristoffer Brown snags national Player of the Week honors

Jackson Elrod, Reporter // September 24, 2022

At the beginning of the week, sophomore midfielder Kristoffer Brown was still hoping for his first collegiate start. By the end, he was taking home the California Collegiate Athletic Association Player...

Miles Rice

Wildcats draw during the filming of Rivals Documentary

Raymundo Sayago and Jackson Elrod // September 23, 2022

Chico State Men’s soccer (3-2-2) played a heated game against Cal Poly Humboldt (1-2-4) on Sept. 17 at University Stadium, which ended in a 0-0 tie after 90 minutes of play.  The game marked...

On Sep. 14, sophomore Brayden Russo is walking up to the tee box and looks to hit the golf ball down the fairway with his driver at the Butte Creek Country Club in Chico.

Teeing off: A look into Chico State Men’s Golf season

Alejandro Mejia Mejia, Sports Editor // September 15, 2022

After coming off of a successful 2021-2022 season, Chico State Men’s Golf prepares for an action-packed season that begins on Sept. 26, where they will play in the Western Washington University Invitational...

Cayden Hotaling getting up for a header

Wildcats bounce back in dominant fashion

Jackson Elrod, Reporter // September 12, 2022

Chico State Men’s Soccer (2-2-1) traveled to San Rafael to give Dominican University (3-1-0) their first loss of the season with a 3-0 victory against the Penguins on Thursday afternoon.  For...

chico state pregame huddle

Wildcats Men’s soccer defeats Saint Martins for first win of season

Jackson Elrod, Julia Travers, and Raymundo Sayago // September 4, 2022

The Chico State Men’s soccer team (1-1-1) started off their home opener in dominant fashion, with a 6-1 preseason win against Saint Martin’s University (0-2-1) on Sept. 1.  Both teams came...

Junior first baseman Willie Lajoie hits a single to center field.

Chico State baseball avoids sweep in dominant fashion

Johnny Maldonado, Reporter // May 4, 2022

During the four-game series it looked as if Cal State Monterey Bay would walk away with four victories, but the Wildcats were looking for vengeance in their final home game.  Game one had two...

On Feb. 5, 2022 the Oklahoma City Thunder played the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento at the Golden 1 Center. The Kings defeated the Thunder 113-103.

Fans need to treat professional athletes like normal people

Alejandro Mejia Mejia, Reporter // May 4, 2022

Over the weekend, I scrolled through Twitter while the Cleveland Guardians and the New York Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. I saw Yankees fans start throwing trash after the walk-off win, this upset...

Chico state is set to make a defensive play against Cal State San Bernardino

Wildcat softball reaps second double-digit win streak of the season

JohnnyMaldonado, Reporter // April 29, 2022

Starting off the series against Stanislaus State, the Wildcats were held scoreless until the fourth inning. Freshman utility player Hailey Seva kicked off the inning with a walk to get things started.  Standing...

Freshman third baseman and first baseman Grace Stover putting the ball in the play.

Make broom: Wildcat softball sweeps Lumberjacks to extend win streak

Johnny Maldonado, Reporter // March 10, 2022

Chico State Softball earned their second sweep of the season at Cal Poly Humboldt. The Lumberjacks were forced to switch out 10 pitchers in an attempt to stop Chico State, but it didn’t pay off. Senior...

Off of the plate, Grady Morgan looks for the opportunity to run to second base.

No. 15 Wildcats triumph in 4-game series over Sonoma State

Alejandro Mejia Mejia, Reporter // March 1, 2022

This past weekend, the No. 15 ranked Chico State Baseball kicked off their California Collegiate Athletic Association conference games against the Sonoma State Seawolves. The Wildcats came up victorious...

Freshman Rachel Bless in the batters box waiting for a pitch to swing at.

Wildcat softball shuts out Monterey Bay twice in first conference series

Johnny Maldonado, Reporter // February 24, 2022

The Wildcats managed to split series with the Monterey Bay Otters in dominant form — Both offensively and defensively.  In game one of their doubleheader, senior second baseman Angel Lopez earned...

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