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Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Wildcat of the week: Claire Wayne

Noah Enns

January 25, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

Claire Wayne is a junior catcher and third baseman for Chico State’s softball team. Wayne received honorable mention her sophomore year and is looking to improve upon that while helping the Wildcats along with winning a California Collegiate Athletic Association championship. The ’Cats look ...

Broncos buck the Wildcats in overtime

Broncos buck the Wildcats in overtime

Marco Day

December 3, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State men's basketball team lost in double overtime to Cal Poly Pomona this Friday. The Mustangs displayed their reputation as one of the best defensive teams in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). It’s the second year the Wildcats have lost to the Mustangs. The Wildcats,...

Wildcat photos of the year

Wildcat photos of the year

Patrick Pace

August 23, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Sports, Track and field, Volleyball

2017 has been a historical year for Chico State sports teams so far. From basketball to track, most Wildcat teams enjoyed a high level of success in the spring. Isaiah Ellis celebrates a win in the NCAA Championship Tournament. The now-senior forward averaged 13.2 points per game last season and emerged as one of the leading contributors...

‘Cats hoping for continued success

‘Cats hoping for continued success

Patrick Pace

August 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Chico State women's volleyball team had a very exciting season last year. The team went 23-8, its best record since 2009, and made it to both the California Collegiate Association and NCAA Championship Tournament last year. They hope to maintain that level of success and build on it in its upcoming se...

Wildcats defeat Humboldt advancing to championship game

Kayla Fitzgerald

May 9, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team defeated Humboldt State in the semi-final game of the California Collegiate Athletic Association tournament Friday. In the tournament, the 'Cats won both of their games to come out of the winner's bracket on top, preparing to face the Lumberjacks on Championship Sunday. H...

‘Cats in the Community volunteer for Cèsar Chàvez day

‘Cats in the Community volunteer for Cèsar Chàvez day

Jacqueline Morales

March 31, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Cesar Chavez, Community, News

Many Chico State students celebrate Cèsar Chàvez day March 31 by volunteering. 'Cats in the Community is the event that brought a total of 250 students together to help out in the community. Jacqueline Morales can be reached at [email protected] or @jackie_theorion on twitter  ...

Duncan is leaving his legacy

Duncan is leaving his legacy

Carlos Islas

March 6, 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...

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