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Mens basketball team huddle up going over plays during timeout. Taken by Nick Sanders on Feb. 9.

Chico State men’s basketball falls short in grueling away game battle

Kya Williams, Reporter // February 12, 2024

During a busy weekend on the road, the Chico State men's basketball team faced a challenging matchup resulting in a 79-91 loss against Cal State San Bernardino on Saturday. The Wildcats and the San...

Senior starting pitcher Dylan Day on the mound for Chico State. Taken by Lukas Mann on Feb. 9.

Chico State baseball comes back to complete series sweep

Lukas Mann, Reporter // February 11, 2024

The Yellowjackets were the team to strike first when they got out to an early three-run lead, after a less-than-ideal start to the game for senior starting pitcher Dylan Day. Poor execution opened the...

Ethan Lay on the mound facing the Montana State Billings. Taken by Lukas Mann on Feb. 8.

Wildcats men’s baseball take both games in season opening doubleheader

Lukas Mann, Reporter // February 8, 2024

The Chico State men’s baseball team got off to a hot start, opening the season by taking both games of the doubleheader Thursday against the Montana State University Billings (14-2) and (3-1).  In...

Jordan Allen shooting a free-throw during the third quarter. Taken by Milca Elvira Chacon on Feb. 3.

Back-to-back wins for the Chico State women’s basketball team

Milca Elvira Chacon, Reporter // February 6, 2024

With a dynamic performance, the Wildcats claimed victory over the San Francisco State Gators (87-69) Saturday, advancing to a four-game winning streak. Starting the game off, both teams went into a...

Jojo Murphy taking a 3-point shot to kick off the second half. Taken by Nate Paddock on Feb. 1.

Men’s basketball defends home court once again

Nate Paddock, Reporter // February 2, 2024

The Chico State men’s basketball squad added to their win total in good fashion against Cal State East Bay (82-71). The first half started with jabs thrown from both teams going back and forth, but...

The Wildcats starting off their race at the Cal State San Marcos Cougar Invitational on Sep 23. Courtesy Greg Siller.

Women’s Cross Country place 3rd at West Regional Championship

Steven Amador, Sports Reporter // November 5, 2023

Chico State Women’s Cross Country team qualified for the National Collegiate Athletic Association Championship after placing third at the West Regional on Saturday.  The team’s standing was an...

The Men’s Cross Country team celebrating their regional championship win on Nov 4. Daniel Hernandez (center) is seen lifting their title up. Courtesy of Luke Reid.

Men’s Cross Country wins 7th consecutive NCAA West Regional title

Steven Amador, Sports Reporter // November 5, 2023

Men’s Cross Country won the National Collegiate Athletic Association West Regional title Saturday, marking the seventh consecutive year the team has done so.  The meet was hosted by Western Oregon...

Members of Chico State’s Men’s Lacrosse team defending their goal during their alumni game on Oct. 14.

Five sports added to the 2028 Olympics, including cricket, lacrosse, and flag football

Steven Amador, Sports Reporter // October 24, 2023

The International Olympic Committee announced on Monday that five sports will be added to the 2028 Olympic program. The games, which will be hosted in Los Angeles, will see the debut of both squash...

Chico State celebrates Natalie Mendozas Goal

Chico State Women’s Soccer has weekend thrills and challenges

Kya Williams, Reporter // October 23, 2023

It was a weekend of highs and lows for the Chico State Women's Soccer (9-5-1) team as they faced a tough 0-2 defeat against Cal State Los Angeles on Friday, but pulled through Sunday with a thrilling 4-0...

Chico State Wildcats head coach Kim Sutton (center) encourages the team against Dominican Penguins during the second half of their womens soccer game on Thursday, September 12, 2019 in Chico, Calif. Photo Credit: Jason Halley

Chico State Women’s Soccer team finds victory and defeat in weekend matches

Kya Williams, Sports Reporter // October 18, 2023

The Chico State Women's Soccer had a rollercoaster weekend with a thrilling 2-1 win against the Sonoma State Seawolves Thursday, followed by a heart-wrenching 0-1 loss against Cal Poly Humboldt Saturday. On...

Womens soccer team huddled together. Photo Credit: Mason Tovani

Chico State Women’s Soccer faces weekend challenge with mixed results

Kya Williams, Sports Reporter // October 11, 2023

The Chico State Women's Soccer team had an eventful weekend, battling it out on the field in two thrilling matches. The Wildcats faced off against the Pomona Broncos on Friday in a 1-2 loss but won against...

Mens golf team celebrating their victory on Oct. 3.  Photo courtesy of Chico State Sports Information

Chico State’s Men’s Golf team win Wildcat Invitational

Samuel Moore, Reporter // October 11, 2023

The Chico State Men’s Golf team emerged victorious at the Wildcat Invitational tournament on Oct. 3 at Butte Creek Country Club. The Wildcats pulled away from a tie with Sonoma State due to stellar...

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