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COVID sign on campus.

To get the vaccine or not?

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // January 25, 2022

We live in a society where COVID has taken over our everyday lives and has impacted the way we are able to live.  In Butte County there has been a spike of COVID cases over the past few weeks....

The Wildcats lining up for the national anthem on 1/13/22 prior to their matchup against San Marcos.

No. 7 Wildcats split games in their CCAA Bay Area road-trip

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // January 23, 2022

Before the No. 7 Chico State Men’s Basketball team started their road trip, they received unfortunate news as they found out that starting guards Isaiah Brooks and Joshua Hamilton were deemed unable...

CCAA Classic ends the No. 5 Wildcats perfect record

CCAA Classic ends the No. 5 Wildcats’ perfect record

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // January 14, 2022

No. 5 Chico State Men’s Basketball 10-game winning streak, the longest in 79 years, ended Thursday night in a 85-87 heart-breaking overtime loss to the San Marcos Cougars.  The game saw the Wildcats...

The visiting Cougars down the Wildcats in empty Acker

The visiting Cougars down the Wildcats in empty Acker

Javier Hernandez, Sport Reporter // January 14, 2022

The Chico State Women’s Basketball team lost 76-60 on Thursday night in a crowdless home game that saw the Wildcats shoot poorly.  The Wildcats had not played a game since Jan. 11 because of...

The Wildcats huddling up during an intermission.

79-year-old record has been matched by the No. 5 Wildcats

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // January 2, 2022

The Chico State Men’s Basketball team tied a significant historic mark with a 61-55 victory over rival Cal State Stanislaus Warriors. This victory marked the Wildcats’ second-ever 10-0 start, their...

The Wildcats huddling up prior to their match up against the Lumberjacks.

The No. 7 Wildcats nearing history as they power through the Lumberjacks

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // December 19, 2021

The Chico State Men’s Basketball program remains undefeated after their first eight games of the season for only the third time in Wildcat history. For the second week in a row, the Wildcats have...

The Wildcats walking out of their locker after their half time intermission.

The No. 7 Wildcats welcome Acker Gym with a win in their CCAA home opener

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // December 12, 2021

The Chico State Men’s Basketball team went on a tough three-game road trip for their California Collegiate Athletic Association debut, but prevailed in all three and are now 7-0.  They swept...

Chico State Womens Soccer team before a game.

Women’s soccer program stays true to its traditions

Mason Tovani, Sports Reporter // December 9, 2021

When looking at the history of the women’s soccer program at Chico State, you don’t have to go back too far. Through 38 years, there have been two coaches in the program's history and when the Wildcats...

Jordan Morris passing the ball to her teammate Charity Gallegos.

Chico State Women’s Basketball snap four-game losing streak

Raymundo Sayago, Sports Reporter // December 6, 2021

The Chico State Women’s Basketball team traveled to Coussoulis Arena in San Bernardino on Dec. 2 to face off against Cal State San Bernardino, in which they lost 59-62.  This marked the fourth...

Malik Duffy during his introduction.

Wildcats conquer the Coyotes in clash of CCAA titans

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // December 2, 2021

The No. 8 Chico State Men’s Basketball team faced the likewise undefeated No. 11 San Bernardino Coyotes in their second of three California Collegiate Athletic Association road games. Coming into...

Womens soccer team huddled together.

Returning Wildcats reflect and look ahead to next season

Mason Tovani, Sports Reporter // November 30, 2021

The Wildcats lost three important players at the end of the 2021 season, defenders Jordan Doukakis and Kylie Martinez and midfielder Sarah Emigh. However, a goalkeeper who earned Freshman of the Year,...

The Wildcats logo displayed at Acker Gym.

No. 12 Chico State Men’s Basketball dominate in CCAA opener

Javier Hernandez, Sports Reporter // November 28, 2021

The No. 12 Wildcats were starting their three-game California Collegiate Athletic Association road trip in Turlock facing the Stanislaus State Warriors.  The Warriors were riding a two-game win...

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