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Wildcat of the Week: Andrew Lopez

With a 4-1 record in 11 appearances, eight as a starter, Lopez has struck out 35 batters and has allowed just nine earned runs on the season.

Noah Andrews

April 15, 2019

Andrew Lopez has been the definition of consistency in what has been a roller coaster of a season for Wildcats baseball. An anchor for the starting rotation, in 11 appearances for the 'Cats, he owns a 1.60 ERA in 50 2/3 innings pitched. Soft-spoken and humble, Lopez likes to take the trash talk, superstition...

Wildcat of the Week: Brooke Larsen

Larsen also excels in batting and owns a .316 batting average on the season in 64 plate appearances. She slugs .406 and has a .313 on-base percentage. She has 20 hits with 12 RBIs. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Brandon Downs

April 10, 2019

Brooke Larsen is a transfer student in her sophomore year for Chico State who is putting together a great season on the mound and at the plate. In February, Larsen won California Collegiate Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week, and on April 2 was honored with the Player of the Week award. On the mound, Lar...

5 Mile Myth and Brooke Larsen on The Orion Newscast 4/10/19

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor

April 10, 2019

5 Mile Myth is a local band who's mix of musical genres has garnered newfound popularity in Chico. Brooke Larsen is The Orion's Wildcat of the Week and is the top hitter and pitcher on Chico State's Softball team. Also, the Chico Boys & Girls Club hosted a Paradise Cook-Off to raise funds for...

Wildcat of the week: Isaiah Roybal

Isaiah Roybal warms up on with the rest of the track team. He is getting ready for their track meet this weekend, Monday, Apr. 1, 2019, in Chico, CA. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Matthew Ferreira

April 4, 2019

Track star Isaiah Roybal is in the middle of a very impressive season and is working hard with his teammates to get the Wildcats to the 2019 National Championship tournament. Roybel is a transfer student from Santa Rosa Junior College who came to Chico State to study criminal justice in 2017. He originally...

Sustainability and Wildcat of the Week on The Orion Newscast for 4/3/19

Christian Solis

April 3, 2019

Chico State hosts the annual 'This Way to Sustainability' conference and Isaiah Roybal is The Orion's Wildcat of the Week. Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 on Twitter.

Wildcat of the Week- McKena Barker

McKena Barker is a senior, leader, rebounding specialist and this week's Wildcat of the Week. Photo credit: Caitlyn Young

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

December 12, 2018

McKena Barker is a Chico native that has been a part of the Chico State women's basketball team since fall of 2014. She received her bachelor’s degree in public administration in spring 2018 and is currently working on her masters for public administration. In her previous season with Chico St...

Wildcat of the week- Jack Emanuel

Jack Emanuel running at the NCA West Regional Championships in Billings, Montana. Emanuel finished 18th. Image courtesy of Gary Towne.

Ricardo Tovar

December 5, 2018

Jack Emanuel is a Chico native who redshirted cross-country and track during his true freshman year. The construction management major has been in the scoring mix for four out of Chico State's six races this season; five of those being first place wins for the Wildcats. He finished 34th out of 203 in...

Votes, Vigils and The Day of The Dead on The Orion’s Newscast for Nov. 7

Dellanira Carrillo has half of her face painted like a sugar skull by Saidi Montoya in Trinity Commons on Friday. Check out this story and more on this week's newscast. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Alex Grant

November 7, 2018

On this week's newscast, the midterm election results are released, a vigil is covered, The Day of the Dead is highlighted and several other stories are discussed.2018 Midterm Election Results (0:06)Chico mourns passing of Linda Blacksten (0:59)Josh Fox performs monologue on how “The Truth Has Changed” (1:22)Spirits were high in Chico for Di...

Wildcat of the Week – Karlie Garcia

Cross-country runner, Karlie Garcia, just earned her first CCAA runner of the week title this season. Photo credit: Caitlyn Young

Connor Mcpherson and Caitlyn Young

October 24, 2018

Cross-country star Karlie Garcia has had a huge impact on the team and her efforts have earned her an All-American First team honor last season. She has made her mark in the record books as well, as she recently set a course record and finishing almost a minute faster than her closest opponent. This al...

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...

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...

Wildcat of the Week- Jason Intravaia

Jason Intravaia placed eighth in the Capital Cross Challenge on Sep. 29 Photo credit: Keelie Lewis

Ricardo Tovar

October 8, 2018

Senior cross-country runner and kinesiology major, Jason Intravaia has battled the injury bug his entire collegiate career. Intravaia made a triumphant return to cross-country at the Capital Cross Challenge Saturday, Sep. 29, placing second for the Chico men's team in the 8k. Overall, he finished eighth ou...

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