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Wildcats softball team set a new single season wins record with sweep of Jacks

Wildcats softball team set a new single season wins record with sweep of Jacks

Katalina Santamaria and Justin Couchot

April 22, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team improved to 43-3 in its four game sweep of Humboldt State. In doing so, Chico State also set a new single-season wins record, breaking the mark of 40 set in both 1980 and 2016. One pitcher who has broken several records as a Wildcat had another strong weekend in Humboldt. Ha...

Unveiling of Wildcat statue brings forth new Chico State Spirit Day

Unveiling of Wildcat statue brings forth new Chico State Spirit Day

Alejandra Fraga

April 20, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Showcase

The unveiling of the new wildcat statue took place this Thursday in front of the Bell Memorial Union (BMU). The event was kicked off with a blessing from the Mechoopda Tribal Chairman, Dennis Ramirez. "Bless the students, staff, faculty and President Hutchinson throughout the day, we are all here...

Wildcat of the Week: The 2018 record-breaking Wildcat softball seniors

Wildcat of the Week: The 2018 record-breaking Wildcat softball seniors

Katalina Santamaria, Caitlyn Young, and Kate Angeles

April 18, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Video, Wildcat of the Week

The Chico State softball team has a lot to be proud of in their record breaking 39-3 season that included a perfect 20-0 home record at University Softball Field. From one of the Wildcats' greatest all-time pitcher, to a league-leading hitter, this years senior class has shown their dedication and pa...

Wildcat’s softball all-time leader in wins signs on to play overseas

Wildcat’s softball all-time leader in wins signs on to play overseas

Justin Couchot

April 11, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

After four years dominating in the circle for the Chico State softball team, the Wildcats all-time leader in wins, Haley Gilham, has committed to continuing her pitching career in the Netherlands following graduation.The reigning California Collegiate Athletic Association pitcher of the year was not r...

Wildcats rally late to take second game and split doubleheader

Wildcats rally late to take second game and split doubleheader

Noah Enns

March 31, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State baseball team split today's doubleheader with Cal State Los Angeles. The Wildcats lost the first game by a score of 8-4 and won the second game by a score of 3-1.Chico State was able to end a four game losing streak in the second game and will look to split the series with Cal State LA ...

Wildcats softball outscores Dominguez Hills 23-3 in doubleheader to improve to 33-3

Wildcats softball outscores Dominguez Hills 23-3 in doubleheader to improve to 33-3

Katalina Santamaria

March 30, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team continue to show their fans why they are the No.3 ranked Division II team in the nation. The Wildcats won both games of Thursday's doubleheader against Cal State Dominguez Hills by mercy rule winning game one 9-1 and following that with a 14-2 victory in game two.The mercy rul...

Chico State Assistant baseball Coach Joe Garcia talks hitters’ approach

Chico State Assistant baseball Coach Joe Garcia talks hitters’ approach

Austin Schreiber

March 28, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Anyone who has played baseball before knows that hitting is no easy task. Making contact with a 90 mph fastball is already difficult enough. Throw in pitchers who throw 75 mph change-ups, curveballs and sliders that sweep across the plate and hitting the ball becomes even more complicated. That's...

Food Pantry hosts open house for students

Food Pantry hosts open house for students

Alejandra Fraga

March 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

The Hungry Wildcat Food Pantry will be hosting an open house this Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. The open house will consist of pantry tours and food. The food pantry was first established in Kendall Hall, and was then moved to Siskiyou hall and has now been relocated to the Student Service Center (SCC). A news release about this open house event stated, "Thanks to the hard work and generous support of many, the Hungry Wildc...

Letters to: My future employer

Letters to: My future employer

Guillermo Felix-Alvor

March 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Dear Future Employer, Whether this is my dream job or a job that will help me further build my skills, I want to say thank you for giving me this opportunity. You've probably heard this cliché hundreds of times from potential candidates: “I am a hardworking person, who is a fast learner, great...

Chico State men’s golf finishes second at The Joust at Goose Creek

Chico State men’s golf finishes second at The Joust at Goose Creek

Andrew Baumgartner

March 21, 2018


Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Chico State men's golf finished in second place at Goose Creek Golf Club in Jurupa Valley.The wildcat men finished eight strokes behind the leaders and hosts of the tournament California Baptist University, but 12 strokes ahead of the third place finisher, Simon Fraser University. This is the third tim...

Chico State track and field chases school history in Sacramento State Invitational

Chico State track and field chases school history in Sacramento State Invitational

Andrew Baumgartner

March 18, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports, Track and field

The Chico State men's and women's track and field team competed in the Sacramento State Hornet Invitational over the weekend, competing against Division I opponents and leaving with a handful of victories.Chico State's high jumper, Tyler Arroyo, was one of two Wildcat athletes to achieve a first place finish.Arroyo would jump over a mark of 6-8 3/4 feet.Arroyo beat out athletes from...

Despite split Friday, Wildcats take series 3-1 in Shamblin’s milestone win

Despite split Friday, Wildcats take series 3-1 in Shamblin’s milestone win

Katalina Santamaria

March 16, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

After taking the first two games against UC San Diego Thursday, the Wildcats split the double header Friday, losing game one 10-2, and rebounding with a 9-6 win in game two. The game two win was a historic moment for Chico State Head Coach Angel Shamblin as she earned her 281st win since becoming ...

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