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Wildcats win first game of CCAA playoffs

Wildcats win first game of CCAA playoffs

Anna Baytosh

May 12, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team defeated the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos 6-2 in the first round of the CCAA playoffs in Stockton on May 11. This win gives the team a 1-0 record to start the double elimination tournament. The Wildcats are one game closer to winning the tournament as they only have two more ...

Newcomer shortstop worth watching

Newcomer shortstop worth watching

Anna Baytosh

April 5, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

What do you call a die-hard San Francisco Giants fan in a Wildcat baseball jersey? Junior Casey Bennett. The shortstop on the Chico State baseball team has proved his talents through his consistent defensive play and focused determination. Bennett played competitively for Capistrano Valley High...

Pioneers pillage ‘Cats

Pioneers pillage ‘Cats

Dylan Wakefield

April 29, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Stretching zero runs to the seventh inning, the Chico State baseball team lost their Friday night home opener against the visiting Cal State East Bay Pioneers. The game started off scoreless in the first inning. Leading off the second inning, Cal State East Bay squeezed in a run to open up the...

Chico State wins home opener with a walk-off

Chico State wins home opener with a walk-off

James Groh

March 5, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Chico State won their home opener in walk-off fashion beating rivals Sonoma State, wing a final score of 3-2. The first half of the game was a pitchers duel between Chico State graduate student Luke Barker and Sonoma State senior Bobby Raymos. Sonoma State opened up the scoring when junior A...

Wildcats drop doubleheader

Wildcats drop doubleheader

Matthew Vislosky

March 5, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Chico State was looking to continue their winning streak of five in the doubleheader last Friday, but the 'Cats dropped both games against Sonoma State. Game one The Wildcats struck first, something they have done in six of the nine games they have played so far. Senior first baseman Tyler Madrid connected on a pitch fr...

‘Cats kick off 4-game series with a win

‘Cats kick off 4-game series with a win

Matthew Vislosky

February 23, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Wildcats started out their series against Cal State Stanislaus with a victory on Friday. Chico State came away with a 5-1 win.The 'Cats' senior pitcher Luke Barker struck out 11 batters, allowed three hits and only one run as he worked his way to his first complete game of the season. Chico State jumped out to a quick lead with a solo home run fr...

‘Cats fall in season opener

‘Cats fall in season opener

Breanna Barnard

February 15, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team entered in their first game of the season playing against Fresno Pacific in their home territory with the 'Cats losing 1-2.The game consisted of many no hits no runs from both teams with little action. In the bottom of the ninth inning, the Sunbirds finally made a comeback with first year infielder Nat...

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