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Dodgers finally claim World Series trophy

Dodgers finally claim World Series trophy

Alex Martin, Reporter // November 3, 2020

For the first time since 1988, the Los Angeles Dodgers are World Series champions. This was not an easy path for the Dodgers to take as they had to go through four teams and secure 13 victories to become...

MLB opens investigation on Turner for violating protocols

MLB opens investigation on Turner for violating protocols

Nick Despotakis, Reporter // November 3, 2020

After clinching the 2020 World Series, Dodgers’ Justin Turner celebrated on the field with his teammates, despite being told he had COVID-19, leading MLB to start a full investigation on the veteran...

Baseball curses broken

Jordan Jarrell // October 29, 2016

The Chico State baseball team is no stranger to curses. Whether it's the 17-year National Championship drought or the near misses in the playoffs, the Wildcats luck hasn't shown on the diamond. Chico...

Sports writer Carlos Islas Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

More fútbol, less football

February 5, 2016

Despite what you may hear or what you see, soccer is quickly becoming one of America’s big sports. It may not be at the height of baseball, basketball or football yet, but it is gaining a big following. Sure,...

The San Francisco Giants World Series championship trophies on display at Aaron Ray Clark Memorial Field House in Chico on Jan. 31. Thousands of fans showed up at the event to get a glimpse of and take photos with the trophies. Photo credit: Trevor Ryan

Giants’ World Series trophies swing by Chico

Dariush Azmoudeh // February 6, 2015

Thousands of San Francisco Giants fans gathered at Aaron Ray Clark Memorial Field House on Jan. 31 to bask in the glory of the team’s three recent World Series trophies. The event brought out clusters...

Sports fandom brings endless thrill

Matt Murphy // November 11, 2014

As a Northern California sports fan, I've grown up conditioned to never celebrate before the mountain has actually been summited.I always tell people that weathering being a fan of this area's sports through...

Illustration by Rachel Dugo

Faking sports fandom fails to impress

Julianna Eveland // November 2, 2014

It's almost a sacrilege in America not to be a lover of sports. I've never really been a fan of sports, and I tried for a long time to hide that shame. I'd sit around with my friends pretending...

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