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‘Cats beat Chaminade 7-1 behind Langeloh

‘Cats beat Chaminade 7-1 behind Langeloh

Carlos Islas

April 5, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

In another strong pitcher performance, senior Brooke Langeloh once again led the way as the Chico State softball team beat Chaminade 7-1 in the second day of the Tournament of Champions on Saturday, April 2, in Turlock. With the win the Wildcats improve their overall record to 23-10. Much like her perform...

Pitching lifts softball over Hawaii Pacific

Pitching lifts softball over Hawaii Pacific

Kenta Mcafee

April 4, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

Phenomenal pitching lifted the Chico State softball team to a 6-3 win over Hawaii Pacific on April 1, in the second game of the State Tournament of Champions, in Turlock.The win extends the Wildcats' win streak to four and their overall record to 22-10. They have improved their conference record to 17-9 a...

Tsang makes name for himself as discus thrower

Tsang makes name for himself as discus thrower

Danielle Pubill

March 29, 2016


Filed under Sports, Track and field

Senior track and field thrower, Wade Tsang, has been throwing at distances that are placing among NCAA and NAIA athletes. Tsang is now less than 1 meter away from qualifying for the NCAA provisional qualifying mark. Tsang talked about how he began with sprinting in middle school and high school, but...

‘Cats complete doubleheader sweep

‘Cats complete doubleheader sweep

Danielle Pubill

March 28, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team finished a doubleheader sweep against the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors, winning the second game 6-5. The second game was pitched by sophomore Haley Gilham. She pitched five and a third innings to keep Chico State in the lead.Gilham's pitching held the Warriors to five runs dur...

Lesovsky helps ‘Cats win with home run

Lesovsky helps ‘Cats win with home run

Anna Baytosh

March 27, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

Senior catcher Brynn Lesovsky hit the second home run of her softball season, driving in three runs and winning the third game of the away series 4-2 against the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors. Chico State split the first two games on Friday, but took the lead 2-1 in the four-game series with the win...

Strong pitching performance leads Wildcats over Tritons

Strong pitching performance leads Wildcats over Tritons

Carlos Islas

March 27, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

In another game featuring strong pitching and offensive power, the 27th ranked Chico State baseball team defeated the 23rd ranked UC San Diego Tritons 7-0 in the first of three games at home on Friday, March 25. With the win, the Wildcats' record improves to 18-6 overall and 8-4 in conference play. Wildcats...

Bowley’s grand slam wins first game of doubleheader

Bowley’s grand slam wins first game of doubleheader

Kenta Mcafee

March 25, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

Chico State rallied behind first-year outfielder Megan Bowley's grand slam, winning the first game of the doubleheader at Cal State Stanislaus, 6-3 on March 25. The win brings the 'Cats overall record to 18-9 and their conference record to 15-8. The home run is Bowley's first of the year and brings...

Senior transfer thrives as new RBI man

Senior transfer thrives as new RBI man

Anna Baytosh

March 9, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

From a Hawk to a Wildcat, Holy Names University senior transfer Ben Gamba has made an instant impact for the Chico State baseball team. Consistent defensive play and a batting average of .351 proves Gamba deserves a spot in the everyday lineup. Leading the team in RBIs with 16 and tied for the...

Senior pitcher achieves childhood dream

Senior pitcher achieves childhood dream

Danielle Pubill

March 8, 2016


Filed under Softball, Sports

Before senior pitcher Brooke Langeloh became the ace of the Chico State softball team, she started out like most athletes do, just a kid with a dream. "I love telling this story," Langeloh said when asked about the beginning of her love for softball. It all started with watching her dad play slow-pitch...

The difficulty of making it pro

The difficulty of making it pro

Gabriella Bermudez

March 7, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

Anyone who ever played sports as a child has dreamed about it. Taking the field in the World Cup, hitting the court wearing the jersey you idolized as a kid or hearing the crack of the bat as you get your first hit in the major leagues. Thousands of children dream of turning their after-school hobby...

Softball team sweeps UC San Diego in doubleheader

Softball team sweeps UC San Diego in doubleheader

Carlos Islas and Lindsay Pincus

February 27, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team brought its brooms to sweep the 17th ranked UC San Diego Tritons on the road in the first of four games on Friday, Feb. 26. The Wildcats held the conference’s top-hitting team to just five hits on the day as they beat the Tritons 4-1 and 2-1. With strong performances...

ESPN3 comes to town to cover Wildcat basketball

ESPN3 comes to town to cover Wildcat basketball

Carlos Islas

February 24, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The national spotlight and the eyes of an entire country were on Chico State and both of its basketball teams on Friday, Feb. 19 when the cameras of ESPN3 broadcasted the Wildcat games against the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos. The game was available through ESPN3 which was accessible through WatchESPN.com, on phones...

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