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The Wildcat starters on the bench prior to the game.

Season Review: Wildcat Women’s Basketball defeated in playoffs, optimistic about future

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // March 24, 2022

Chico State Women’s Basketball fell short during their postseason run, as they lost to the San Marcos Cougars in the semifinal of the California Collegiate Athletic Association tournament with a score...

The Wildcats with their senior Mikaela Bismillah on Feb. 26

Chico State Women’s Basketball fall short of upset in last home game at Acker Gym

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // February 28, 2022

The Wildcats came in fresh off of a California Collegiate Athletic Association playoff berth-clinching win, but came up short against the Cal State East Bay Pioneers. Chico State Women’s Basketball...

Wildcat Haley Ison on defense against the Toros on Feb.24.

CCAA playoff ticket secured for Chico State Women’s basketball after clutch layup

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // February 25, 2022

The first match up of the year between Chico State Women’s Basketball team and the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros went in favor of the hosting Wildcats as they secured a spot in the California Collegiate...

Wildcat Charity Gallegos getting ready to defend against SFSU on 2/12/22.

Chico State Women’s Basketball continues win streak after overpowering Gators

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // February 13, 2022

Chico State Women’s Basketball were fresh off of their fourth win in a row, and had to defend their streak against the San Francisco Gators .  Both teams came in with win streaks: One was going...

The Wildcats celebrating their win against the Otters with the crowd on 2/10/22

Chico State Women’s Basketball drowns the Otters in series finale

Javier Hernandez, Social Media Editor // February 11, 2022

The Chico State Women’s Basketball team continued their win streak after defeating the Monterey Bay Otters, who were fresh off their second win on the season.  A strength versus a weakness:...

The visiting Cougars down the Wildcats in empty Acker

The visiting Cougars down the Wildcats in empty Acker

Javier Hernandez, Sport Reporter // January 14, 2022

The Chico State Women’s Basketball team lost 76-60 on Thursday night in a crowdless home game that saw the Wildcats shoot poorly.  The Wildcats had not played a game since Jan. 11 because of...

Womens head basketball coach Brian Fogel coaches his team during a basketball game at Chico State. (Ryan McCasland/Chico State Sports Information)

Brian Fogel: head coach of the women’s basketball team

Alex Martin, Sports Editor // April 17, 2021

Brian Fogel is a man known for being a very successful head coach for Chico State. When he is not coaching, he’s also known for scoping out talent and developing strong relationships with his players. “He’s...

Chico State womens basketball coach Brian Fogel talks to his team during a basketball game in Chico.

Chico women’s basketball reacts to men’s vs. women’s NCAA facilities

Connor McPherson, Reporter // April 9, 2021

The 2021 March Madness basketball tournament became mired in controversy after Stanford women’s basketball coach Ali Kershner leaked photos highlighting the major disparity in facilities provided to...

#22 Morgan Mathis throws up a shot in a basketball game at Buchanan High School in Clovis, Calif (Chico State Sports Information)

Morgan Mathis: the Wildcats’ three-point sharpshooter

Alex Martin, Sports Editor // February 26, 2021

Morgan Mathis is a freshman at Chico State and is one of four new recruits to join the women’s basketball team along with India Starr, Stella Rollo and Jazmyne Lillie. She has not played in a game yet...

#23 Haley Ison goes up for a shot in a basketball game at Chico State (Ryan McCasland/Chico State Sports Information)

Women’s basketball hopes to return in Fall 2021

Alex Martin, Sports Editor // February 18, 2021

It’s been almost a full year since the Chico State women’s basketball team played a game. Their most recent game was a playoff match on March 3, 2020 in which the Wildcats lost to the Cal State East...

#23 Haley Ison is a junior and current member of the Chico State Wildcats womens basketball team (Ryan McCasland/Chico State Sports Information)

Haley Ison: a basketball star for the Wildcats

Alex Martin, Reporter // November 8, 2020

Haley Ison is a junior at Chico State and is one of the rising stars on the basketball team. She grew up in Laguna Niguel, California and quickly developed a passion for the game of basketball. “I...

Stella Rollo moves up the court with the ball in a game for Denver East High School in Denver, Colo.

Women’s basketball adds four new athletes

Alex Martin, Reporter // October 26, 2020

Recently, the Wildcats acquired four new women to play on the basketball team at Chico State. They are India Starr, Morgan Mathis, Stella Rollo and Jazmyne Lillie. All four of these athletes come to...

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