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Duncan is leaving his legacy

Duncan is leaving his legacy

Carlos Islas

March 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Everyone’s dream is to leave their mark on history, but very few, if ever, get the opportunity to do so. In sports the opportunity is always present but it is up to the athlete to leave their mark in one way or another, whether it be by winning championships or breaking records. Chico State senior...

Star players shine on the court

Star players shine on the court

Cydney Nance

November 15, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Sports, Volleyball

No single athlete can represent an entire team, but the players that hit game-winning shots or snag the final kill seem to stand above the rest.The Chico State athletic department is no stranger to greatness with dominant performances in the cross country, basketball, soccer and volleyball teams thi...

Defense leads to a tie for women’s soccer

Gabriel Moreno

September 7, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Chico State's women's soccer team was caught in a stalemate Sept. 3. Neither the 'Cats or the Azusa Pacific University Cougars were able to score a goal and the game progressed into double overtime.The game between the 'Cats and Cougars lasted 110 minutes, and resulted in a 0-0 tie. Chico State found suc...

Cross Country kicks off in Tahoe

Cross Country kicks off in Tahoe

Gabriel Moreno

August 20, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Cross Country runners are hitting the trail as the new season beginsWith a sixth place finish for the men and fourth place finish for the women at the NCAA Championship last year, the cross country teams have already begun to hit the trail in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.The teams have begun their training as a gr...

Wildcat wins Pitching Hero of the Week

Wildcat wins Pitching Hero of the Week

Anna Baytosh

May 14, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Hero status has been awarded to Dalton Erb, a junior pitcher for the Chico State Wildcats.As the first player to throw a complete game in the 2016 Wildcat season, Erb earned Division II Baseball Pitching Hero of the Week by Hero Sports on April 29. Erb pitched nine shutout innings at Nettleton Stadiu...

‘Cats seek playoff birth heading into weekend

‘Cats seek playoff birth heading into weekend

Carlos Islas and Jacob Auby

May 6, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

As the 2016 season winds down, the Chico State baseball team continues to push for a birth in the CCAA Championship Tournament and a step closer to earning a spot in the NCAA Championship Tournament. The Wildcats could wrap up their spot in the CCAA tournament while moving closer to the NCAA tournamen...

TBT: Chico State athlete looks back on Make-A-Wish event

TBT: Chico State athlete looks back on Make-A-Wish event

Anna Baytosh

May 5, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

I stood alongside my peers on the Nettleton Stadium baseball field anticipating the arrival of a very important four-year-old girl. I was surrounded by fellow student athletes who were all there for the same magical reason, to grant a wish. Every other year, the Chico State Student Athlete Advisory...

‘Cats split doubleheader in CCAA matchup

‘Cats split doubleheader in CCAA matchup

Kenta Mcafee

April 26, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

A split doubleheader on Saturday, April 23 left the 'Cats with a 2-1 game advantage over the Sonoma State Seawolves in their four-game series.Game 1The 'Cats got ahead early due to three RBIs by juniors Dillon Kelly, Cody Snider and Josh Falco, to give Chico State a 3-0 lead in the first inning. Ano...

Chico State baseball team solidifies first in CCAA North Division

Chico State baseball team solidifies first in CCAA North Division

Anna Baytosh

April 25, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Wildcat baseball team pulled ahead in wins for the CCAA North Division in a game against Sonoma State at Nettleton Stadium on Friday, April 22. Before this game, Chico State was tied in the NCAA North Division with the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters at 15 wins. The Otters have 12 losses on their ...

Softball team dominates doubleheader

Softball team dominates doubleheader

Danielle Pubill

April 21, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team won both games against Cal State East Bay on April 16, finishing off the doubleheader with a 4-2 win in the second game. Sophomore pitcher Haley Gilham got the win and increased her overall record to 14 wins and seven losses.The big hitters for the Wildcats in Game 2 were s...

Zingg throws first pitch, ‘Cats lose

Zingg throws first pitch, ‘Cats lose

Anna Baytosh

April 13, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

President Paul Zingg threw his last first pitch for a Chico State baseball game on Sunday, April 10 at Nettleton Stadium. This started the Wildcats’ rubber match of the home series against Cal State Dominguez Hills. This baseball game was one of several events Zingg has participated in to mark the...

Wildcats continue win streak in Saturday doubleheader

Wildcats continue win streak in Saturday doubleheader

Esther Briggs

April 11, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

Not wanting to have another day of games wiped out by rain, the Wildcats were ready to open Saturday's doubleheader against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros at home on April 9. Coming out of a Friday sweep they hoped for another day of victories. In the bottom of the first inning they went up 1-0 wh...

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