The Orion

Victory allows Wildcats to clinch a home playoff game

Calvin Geraci jumps high and takes a shot while a Gator defender goes up in attempt to block.

Matthew Wreden

February 21, 2020

The Chico State men’s basketball team locked up a first-round home game in the CCAA tournament after defeating the San Francisco State Gators by 80-69 Thursday night in Acker Gym. The Wildcats (19-6) were in a battle at the start of the game. The ball was going back and forth between the two team...

Wildcats on a three-game roll

Shay Stark dribbles the ball down the court with a Gator defender trailing.

Alex Martin

February 21, 2020

With just four games remaining and a playoff spot up in the air, Chico State women’s basketball took their home court with great enthusiasm as they faced the San Francisco State Gators. The Wildcats went on to take home the victory by a score of 84-55.  Coming into the game, the Gators held last ...

Wildcats take series win over SF State Gators

Daniel Foret praised by teammates after ending the inning.

Matthew Wreden

February 16, 2020

With a 2-2 count, two outs and two men on, Adam Muñoz stepped up in the bottom of the seventh inning looking to put up the go-ahead runs. Muñoz did exactly that and drilled one to center field to add two clutch RBIs.  “We practice getting that runner home all the time in practice. I was just tr...

Wildcats split doubleheader, snagging the series lead

Daniel Foret on the mound for the Wildcats,

Arrow VanAbrams

February 16, 2020

On Saturday, the Chico State Wildcat baseball team hosted the San Francisco State Gators in a doubleheader. The Wildcats took a tough loss in game one, 2-7, and won a nail biter in game two, 1-0.  These were the second and third games in a four-game series against SF State. The Wildcats won ...

Regular season winds down as Wildcats are still in full throttle

Kim Wright and Kelly Jacome work side by side to prevent San Francisco from hitting the ball to their side. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Karina Cope

November 8, 2019

The season is winding down for Chico State volleyball and they are determined to make the most out of the later part of their regular season. Wildcats took home a win, three games to one, against the San Francisco State Gators Wednesday night, which was the Cats’ second to last regular se...

Men’s soccer loses first game of the season

Chico State men's soccer shows off their skills dribbling the ball. Photo Credit the Orion

Gabriel Moreno

August 25, 2016

A second half offensive barrage couldn't help the Wildcats' claw their way to victory as they fell 2-1 against UC Davis on August 21, at the Aggie's home field. The loss brings Chico State's record to 0-2 against UC Davis for the past two seasons. Despite the 'Cats loss, junior midfielder Frankie Palmer w...

Wildcats fall short at home

First-year Rachel DeHart swings at a ball during a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Gabriella Bermudez

April 27, 2016

The Chico State softball team lost the first half of a doubleheader against the San Francisco State Gators 1-2 in Chico on April 23.The loss puts their conference play record at 33-12 with an overall record of 24-11.The 'Cats and Gators were held at a standstill for the beginning of the game; neither t...

‘Cats sweep double header with strong pitching

Junior Ashley Huff up to bat against Hawaii-Hilo on Feb. 12. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

March 6, 2015

Chico State pitchers, junior Brooke Langeloh, and first year Haley Gilham, both threw complete games to beat the San Francisco State Gators in a double header on Friday, with final scores of 4-1 and 10-4. Game 1In the first game, the Gators jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the third inning after a double a...

‘Cats pass Gators in triple overtime

Point Guard Jalen McFerren getting ready to attack against a San Francisco State defender Photo credit: Gustavo Ornelas

Breanna Barnard

January 17, 2015

The Chico State men's basketball team won at home in a competitive match up against San Francisco State on Friday night, with a final score of 61-59. Junior center Tanner Giddings was taken down to the ground in the last second of the first half, but he was able to finish the game with no serious injuries. Giddings f...

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