The Orion

Wildcats women’s basketball wins third in a row

Chico State's Madison Wong stays in defensive position against Cal State East Bay on Saturday while also scoring a career high 26 points. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Ricardo Tovar

December 9, 2018

Chico State women's basketball came into Acker Gymnasium against California State University East Bay looking to extend a two-game win streak. Extend they did, beating Cal State East Bay 78-59, riding a career high of 26 points from junior guard Madison Wong. "It was a team effort, it was good team win,...

Chico loses in final minute of overtime during conference tournament.

Chico State defender Garrett Hogbin keeps the ball away from UC San Diego in this archived photo. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Connor Mcpherson

November 4, 2018

In a heartbreaking loss, the Chico men’s soccer season came to an abrupt end, as they were put down by Cal State LA by a score of 1-0 with just 22 seconds left in the second and final overtime. After a great save on a penalty kick by Wildcats keeper Damion Lewis, Los Angeles managed to get the rebound and ...

CCAA title hopes dashed in penalty kicks

Chico State forward Susanna Garcia fights for the ball against tough defense from UC San Diego in this archived photo. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Wesley Harris

November 3, 2018

Chico State women’s soccer is hoping their second place finish in the regular season is sufficient enough to advance to the National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament after an early exit in the conference tournament. Sonoma State’s three penalty kicks bettered Chico to advance t...

Women’s soccer finishes season strong on senior day

Chico State midfielder Sarah Emigh moves the ball upfield against UC San Diego on Saturday. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Andrew Baumgartner

October 28, 2018

Senior day for the Chico State women's soccer team could not have gone any better for the home squad. All of the Wildcats seniors were honored before their game against the first place UC San Diego Tritons. After the ceremony the game would begin with emotions running high as both teams were looking t...

Photo of the day

Student Kelly Portillo excited about the pumpkins she got from The Hubs trip to Peterson Sisters Pumpkin Patch. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Maury Montalvo

October 20, 2018

Chico State student, Kelly Portillo, holds one of the pumpkins she got from The Hubs trip to Peterson Sisters Pumpkin Patch.

The Orion’s weekly newscast Oct. 17

A Chico Unified School District bus proves at the Chico Parade of Lights that creativity does not stop with light decorations as any vehicle or object can be used as well. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Alex Grant, Christian Solis, and Alejandra Fraga

October 18, 2018

On this week's newscast, six stories are recapped by anchors Christian Solis and Alejandra Fraga. The story headlines listed below are organized by the time they appear in the newscast. 1) City council candidates converse on Chico concerns (0:06) 2) Students learn about civic engagement during...

Chico State women’s soccer continues unbeaten streak

Chico State Midfielder, Cooper Renteria, looks to shoot the ball against UC Santa Cruz in this archived photo. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

October 18, 2018

The Chico State women’s soccer team has ended their seven-game winning streak on the road against in a tie with Stanislaus State thanks to a late goal by the Warriors. It was not disheartening to the team though, as they have kept their unbeaten streak alive, now totaling to 13 games.The Wildcats ...

Wildcat of the Week – Damion Lewis

Chico State goalkeeper Damion Lewis has started every game this season for the Wildcats. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Roy Anderson

October 17, 2018

Damion Lewis is the reigning conference player of the year in the California Collegiate Athletic Association and is well on his way to repeating that. Lewis and the Chico State men's soccer team are currently sitting in third place in the conference with Lewis starting every game this season as a go...

Photo of the day

Student Charlotte Sanfilippo chillin' on one of the Hub's bean bags after a refreshing nap. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Maury Montalvo

October 14, 2018

Student Charlotte Sanfilippo chillin' on one of the Hub's bean bags after a refreshing nap.

Wildcats lose heart in fourth straight loss

(left) #1 Brooke Fogel celebrating a big point scored against Cal State San Marcos with teammate (right) #8 Kennedy Greenwood on Friday. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Ricardo Tovar

October 13, 2018

In what has been a familiar story since their last win which came on the 28th of September, Chico State volleyball came in and took the first set in Friday nights contest against Cal State San Marcos. Only to end up squandering opportunities and losing in five sets for the third straight game and se...

Life, one step at a time

Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Ricardo Tovar

October 10, 2018

Athletes are often glamorized as larger than life, individuals that can perform at the height of human ability and even pushing beyond what audiences expect. With all the awards, stats and amazing performances, it is often forgotten that athletes are humans just like everyone else. They're people with...

Men’s soccer jumps out early in Sunday Victory

Joshua Belda delivers a pass down the field Sunday against UC Santa Cruz. Photo credit: Maury Montalvo

Wesley Harris

October 7, 2018

Chico State soccer handled things early in Sunday’s two score shutout. The Wildcats had revenge on their minds after losing to University of California, Santa Cruz exactly one year ago. Chico came out of the gate scoring two goals in the first half to put an end to their last non-conference op...

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