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Stanislaus State snaps Chico State softball 17 game win streak, Wildcats look to bounce back

Stanislaus State snaps Chico State softball 17 game win streak, Wildcats look to bounce back

Katalina Santamaria

March 4, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

Chico State softball fells short against Stanislaus State Sunday afternoon after losing 4-0 in game one of a double header, snapping the teams 17 game winning streak. Going into the game the ’Cats were undefeated with a record of 17-0 with no signs of being stopped. Unfortunately that came to a...

A look into the next generation of Wildcat basketball leaders

A look into the next generation of Wildcat basketball leaders

Courtney Chapman

March 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

“The seniors are huge leaders on the team right now. They definitely built our foundation and are leaving a legacy with us. I think that’s huge and when they leave, we will continue to carry that legacy,” said freshman Brynn Thoming.As Chico State's beloved seniors finish off their...

Chico State track team excels in Turlock

Chico State track team excels in Turlock

Andrew Baumgartner

March 4, 2018


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

Before the final event could start, the meet had to be delayed 45 minutes due to lightning in the area.The Chico State Wildcats track and field team competed in Turlock, CA Friday and Saturday and finished with some top results. Both the men and women's events saw a couple of first place finishes for the...

Seven Wildcats receive All-CCAA honors as regular season comes to a close

Seven Wildcats receive All-CCAA honors as regular season comes to a close

Andrew Baumgartner

March 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State men's and women's basketball players were awarded with All-CCAA honors for the season as the regular season came to a conclusion.On the men's side of the ball, Isaiah Ellis, Jalen McFerren, Corey Silverstrom, and Justin Briggs all won awards.For the women, Whitney Branham, Kayla Taylor, and McKena ...

Chico State men and women fall to Tritons in CCAA semifinals

Chico State men and women fall to Tritons in CCAA semifinals

Courtney Chapman and Justin Couchot

March 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

In a must win matchup for Chico State basketball where all 100 percent was needed from all its players, it was the UC San Diego Tritons who stood strong, defeating the Wildcat men 66-49, and 67-48 for the women.For the men, they went in as the higher seed in their matchup. However, when you shoot 29 ...

Branham and McFerren lead Chico State basketball to first round playoff victories

Branham and McFerren lead Chico State basketball to first round playoff victories

Austin Schreiber

February 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

It was an exciting night for Chico State basketball, as both the men and women emerged victorious in the first round of the playoffs.The women defeated Cal State Los Angeles by a score of 78-62, and the men defeated Cal State San Bernardino by a score of 84-63.The two games were higlighted by dominant...

Wildcat of the Week – Haley Gilham

Wildcat of the Week – Haley Gilham

Katalina Santamaria and Caitlyn Young

February 27, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Video

Senior pitcher Haley Gilham is making her name known this season after a dominant start with a 9-0 record and an ERA of 0.70. The softball team is currently undefeated sitting at 17-0 on the season. Gilham currently holds the school record for single-season wins at 23 and she is only three wins behind th...

Pole vaulter for Chico State’s track team looks to the future

Pole vaulter for Chico State’s track team looks to the future

Andrew Baumgartner

February 25, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Track and field

Lance Huber is only a freshman on Chico State's track team, but he has his eyes set on getting to the Olympics in the future. Huber is a business major and a pole vaulter for the track and field team at Chico State and is from Loomis, California. "I want to make it to nationals, make podium in...

Chico softball stays perfect following four game sweep of Cal State East Bay

Chico softball stays perfect following four game sweep of Cal State East Bay

Justin Couchot

February 24, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team increased its undefeated record to 17-0 (12-0 CCAA) Saturday with back-to-back double header wins against Cal State East Bay. They won 1-0 and 10-1 Friday, while finishing strong Saturday winning 4-2 in the first game and 4-1 in the second. In game one of Saturday's doubleheader, ...

Women win as Branham breaks 3-point record while men struggle in San Francisco

Women win as Branham breaks 3-point record while men struggle in San Francisco

Courtney Chapman

February 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State women dominated the San Fransisco State Gators in an exciting game resulting in a win of 63-49. The men fought hard but ultimately lost 38-67 against the Gators.Whitney Branham and Kayla Taylor both shined on the court, scoring a combined total of 34 out of the 63 total game points sc...

Chico State baseball struggling to match last year’s offensive performance

Chico State baseball struggling to match last year’s offensive performance

Austin Schreiber

February 19, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

With Sunday's double-header cancelled due to unplayable field conditions, let's take a closer look at how this year's Chico State baseball team stacks up against last years. In regards to their record, the two teams are remarkably similar. Through their first eight games, the 2018 team is 5-3,...

Gilham stays perfect as Wildcats’ softball sweeps San Marcos

Gilham stays perfect as Wildcats’ softball sweeps San Marcos

Andrew Baumgartner

February 17, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

Haley Gilham led the way for Wildcats softball this afternoon against San Marcos, as the Wildcats remain unbeaten winning game one 4-0, and following that with a 7-1 victory.Gilham started game one Saturday and pitched her fifth complete game shutout on the season, her second in two days. "I was just going w...

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