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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 ...

No. 1 Wildcats shut out No. 2 Tritons improving record to 25-2 on the season

No. 1 Wildcats shut out No. 2 Tritons improving record to 25-2 on the season

Katalina Santamaria

March 16, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State women’s softball team won both games of its double header Thursday night, shutting out UC San Diego 2-0 in game one, and following that with 6-0 victory in game two.With the wins, the Wildcats maintain their No. 1 ranking in the California Collegiate Athletic Association, as well as thei...

Chico State’s 4×400 track team places first in tournament

Chico State’s 4×400 track team places first in tournament

Andrew Baumgartner

March 12, 2018


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

Hard work has been paying off for the Chico State track and field team and last weekend's track meet results showed just that.The Chico State men and women’s 4x400 squad A teams each took first place in last weekend’s Kim Duyst Invitational, hosted by Stanislaus State.Hasani Barrett and Jena...

Late inning losses spoil series for Chico State baseball

Late inning losses spoil series for Chico State baseball

Austin Schreiber

March 12, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State baseball team had a rough weekend in Monterey Bay, dropping three of four games to the Otters.They are now 13-7 through their first 20 games of the season, 9-5 in conference.Game one, which was the longest in Chico State baseball history at 15 innings, disappointingly ended in an 11-12 loss...

Wildcats set new home run record in series sweep of Monterey Bay

Wildcats set new home run record in series sweep of Monterey Bay

Justin Couchot

March 11, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

Entering the final two games of the series Saturday against Cal State Monterey Bay, the Chico State softball team needed just one home run to tie the record for most home runs as a team in a single season.The Wildcats didn't wait long. In the third inning of game one, Ari Marsh went deep for her secon...

Wildcat Invitational a success for Chico State Track and Field

Wildcat Invitational a success for Chico State Track and Field

Andrew Baumgartner

March 10, 2018


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

After a few road track meets, the Chico State Track and Field athletes were ready for their first home meet of the year at the Wildcat Invitational held at University Stadium. The Wildcats were successful in their first home meet of the year taking first place in 16 of the 38 events.One of the notable f...

Chico State men’s baseball loose heartbreaker in 15 innings to Cal State Monterey Bay

Chico State men’s baseball loose heartbreaker in 15 innings to Cal State Monterey Bay

Katalina Santamaria

March 9, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State baseball team played their longest game in Wildcat history Friday afternoon losing 12-11 in 15 innings to Cal State Monterey Bay. The team was scheduled to play a doubleheader, but with the 15-inning game lasting 4 hours and 58 minutes there was no chance game two would be able to be pla...

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