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Why athletes can’t use cannabis

Why athletes can’t use cannabis

April 12, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Softball, Sports

  Christopher Hendrickson can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_sports on Twitter....

Chico State baseball is leader in the pack

Chico State baseball is leader in the pack

Marc Wilson

April 12, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Chico State’s baseball team is as dominant as they come. With a conference record of 20-1 and an overall record of 27-5, the ’Cats are on course to eclipse their 2016 record with no problem. One of the most impressive parts is the dominance the team has executed in their games. In the 27 wi...

Raiders roll the dice on Vegas as Oakland walks the plank.

Raiders roll the dice on Vegas as Oakland walks the plank.

Jordan Jarrell

April 12, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

In the past few months, the rumors of the Las Vegas move were starting to become more of a fact than fiction. I have been in denial these past 6 months as I refused to acknowledge Las Vegas and Raiders could be in the same sentence. As a Bay Area native, I grew up loving the Raiders even though they...

Wildcat of the Week

Wildcat of the Week

Patrick Pace and Franky Renteria

April 11, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

How long have you been playing soccer?"I grew up playing my whole life. My mom used to push me around in a stroller at my family member's soccer practices before I could walk, so soccer has always been a huge part of my life." Why did you decide to join the club soccer team?"I decided to join because ...

Wildcats lose their first series of the year

Patrick Pace

April 11, 2017


Filed under Baseball

Chico State baseball lost their series against the second place UC San Diego Tritons this weekend, making the race for first place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association even closer than before. After winning the first game and losing the second, the Wildcats lost the third and final game 4-6....

No stopping the Wildcat ladies

Marc Wilson

April 11, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team just keeps on winning. In the first game of their four game weekend series with Cal State San Marcos, the Wildcats won 6-0. The team bounced back from its loss in the previous game against Western Washington University and has now won eight of its last nine games.Junior Wildcat p...

Making it to first in the nation

Making it to first in the nation

Patrick Pace

April 5, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State men’s baseball team is number one in the country for Division II. With a mix of savvy veterans and key newcomers, the Wildcats are a tough team to beat. The team is currently 27-5 and has only lost one game since Feb. 24. They used their stellar offense as well as a deep pitching...

’Cats slide into another win

Patrick Pace

April 4, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Senior infielder Jimbo Pernetti hit his second home run and made key plays on defense against the Cal State San Marcos Cougars.The game never got close as the ’Cats jumped out to a four-run lead in the bottom of the first and never looked back. But this would not have been possible without Pernetti...

Freshman pitcher throws no hitter

Patrick Pace

April 4, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

Samantha Mulock threw a no-hitter for Chico State against the Notre Dame de Namur Argonauts. Mulock was excellent in her five innings on the mound striking out four batters and retiring the rest without a single batter earning a hit against her. She only gave up three walks and allowed one runner to ...

Low attendance for sports teams

Low attendance for sports teams

Christopher Hendrickson

April 3, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Sports

How many teams must perform well before we start showing up to games? The answer is blowing in the wind. While the Wildcat athletic programs are performing great across the board, attendance at games does not show that. Simple math would show high performance sports programs equal high attendance numbers. ...

Looking forward to Coach Clink’s Future

Steven Hennessy

March 29, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State Men’s Basketball Team is coming off a West Regional Championship and an Elite Eight trip. As they set the school record for wins with 26 this season, none of this would not be possible without head coach Greg Clink, who may have just coached his final game on the Wildcat sidelines.It is rumore...

Wildcat of the Week

Wildcat of the Week

Franky Renteria and Patrick Pace

March 29, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Marvin Timothy is a sophomore starting forward for the Chico State men's basketball team. Though he had an up and down year for the Wildcats, he really came on strong during the NCAA Championship Tournament. Timothy provided energy and physicality for his team on defense and a solid post game on offense....

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