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Chico State mens basketball Coach Greg Clink looks on at a game from the sidelines.

Chico State basketball is nearing a return

Connor Mcpherson, Reporter // March 25, 2021

Just over a year ago, the California Collegiate Athletic Association made the decision to suspend all athletic activity due to COVID-19. Since then, schools have been working tirelessly to find a solution...

#24 Vanessa Holland dribbles a ball in a basketball game at Chico State (Ryan McCasland/Chico State Sports Information)

Vanessa Holland: a point guard and leader for the Wildcats

Alex Martin, Sports Editor // February 15, 2021

Vanessa Holland is a senior at Chico State and is one of the leaders on the basketball team. She was born in Eureka, but grew up in Humboldt County where she developed a passion for basketball from her...

Chico States Hannah Womack shoots for a three-pointer during a faceoff against Cal State L.A. on Jan. 30 in Acker Gym. Photo credit: Malik Payton

Wildcats look back at game-winning shots

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // March 2, 2015

As a kid, every basketball player dreams of it. Playing basketball in the backyard, the countdown of "three ... two ... one" and recreating the sound of the buzzer as the shot sails into the basket....

Assistant coach Brett Cauchi, assistant coach Ali Mollet, head coach Brian Fogel and the Chico State womens basketball team line up for the national anthem. Photo credit: George Johnston

Wildcats shake off tough season, pursue playoff spot

Breanna Barnard // February 20, 2015

Time for some victory. The Chico State women's basketball season is coming to an end with only four games remaining this season. The 'Cats have dealt with ups and downs, racking up 14 losses and eight...

Chico States Annie Ward penetrates to the basket in the second half against a Cal State L.A. defender on Friday Jan. 30 in Acker gym. Photo credit: Malik Payton

Wildcats break 2 game losing streak

Julie Ortega // February 7, 2015

The Wildcats defeated UC San Diego on Friday night to end their losing streak, finishing the game with a final score of 76-70. Junior guard Chanelle Di Croce scored the first 3-pointer of the night for...

Chico States Annie Ward plays in a game against Cal State L.A. on Friday in Acker Gym. On a recent run of road games, Ward sank nine 3-pointers out of 14 attempts. Photo credit: Malik Payton

Senior players lead Wildcats on playoff pursuit

Lars Gustafson // February 4, 2015

Senior guards Hannah Womack and Annie Ward have made the sound of the net swooshing a common occurrence in Acker Gym. According to Ward, her relationship with Womack started when Womack transferred...

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