The Orion

Inspiration is the key to prominence

Inspiration is the key to prominence

Wesley Harris

November 18, 2019

The first steps of becoming an outstanding collegiate athlete do not just incorporate natural talent, but rather require list of people and experiences along the way which influence a talented individual. For Chico State’s senior soccer player Ronan McEnroe, coming from a humble home base and me...

Cross country runner pushes on through tragedy

Cross country runner pushes on through tragedy

Karina Cope

November 17, 2019

Talia Swangler was raised in Paradise and attended Butte College after high school. She then transferred to Chico State before the start of her junior year. Less than three months after her transition, she was hit with tragedy. The town she grew up in and her parents’ home she had recently moved out...

Wildcats shake Acker Gym during their season home opener

Wildcats shake Acker Gym during their season home opener

Karina Cope

November 13, 2019

Women’s basketball is off to a hot start as they introduced their new 2019-2020 season team to Acker Gym Tuesday night, Nov. 12. The Wildcats hosted the Holy Names University Hawks in the first home game of the season. Coming into the game with a record of 1-1, Chico State looked to increase th...

Paradise High Athletics bounces back after Camp Fire

Paradise High Athletics bounces back after Camp Fire

Karina Cope

November 12, 2019

In the year since the Camp Fire, life has been filled with destruction, loss and sorrow for each person affected by its destruction. However, this one year has also brought reconstruction, community bonding, resilience and strength. Paradise High Athletics went through a whirlwind last year, from...

Barony of Rivenoak looks to recover members after Camp Fire

Barony of Rivenoak looks to recover members after Camp Fire

Ricardo Tovar

November 12, 2019

Medieval combat is something that many consider a relic of the past. The days of knights and chivalry are long gone. However, there are some medieval warriors in Chico striving to keep this ancient form of combat alive. The Society for Creative Anachronism is a worldwide organization that aims to...

Senior spotlight shines on four, star players

Senior spotlight shines on four, star players

Karina Cope

November 11, 2019

Stakes were high and so were the emotions at Saturday night’s volleyball game against the Stanislaus State Warriors. Senior night was celebrated for the Wildcats as this was their last regular season home game. Not to mention, whichever team took home the win would also claim first place in th...

Seniors leave everything out on the field in double overtime draw

Seniors leave everything out on the field in double overtime draw

Wesley Harris

November 11, 2019

Chico State women’s soccer took the field for the final time in their 2019 campaign and couldn’t have asked for a more intense match. From a late goal delivered with only three seconds to play, Cal State Monterey forced two overtime periods when the match seemed to be over with to finish in...

Men’s soccer gets fourth straight shutout win

Men’s soccer gets fourth straight shutout win

Matthew Ferreira

November 9, 2019

The Chico State men’s soccer team’s streak of domination continued Saturday with a 3-0 win over Cal State Monterey Bay.The team had won their last four games going in to Saturday, with three of those wins being consecutive shutouts.In the beginning of the game both defenses came out stro...

Men’s soccer pitches third straight shutout

Men’s soccer pitches third straight shutout

Matthew Ferreira

November 9, 2019

The Chico State men’s soccer team won their matchup against Cal State East Bay Thursday, and got to show off their offensive firepower while doing so.The team came into the game on a streak of two straight shutouts and were looking to keep dominating on the offensive and defensive ends.The Wildcats wasted ...

Regular season winds down as Wildcats are still in full throttle

Regular season winds down as Wildcats are still in full throttle

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...

Women’s soccer falls late to Sonoma

Women’s soccer falls late to Sonoma

Matthew Ferreira

November 6, 2019

The Chico State women’s soccer team lost its final regular season home game Sunday to Sonoma State by a score of 3-1.The Wildcats went into the match-up looking to “right the ship” after coming off three straight losses, including two shutouts to San Marcos and UC San Diego.Early in the first half, ...

Paradise stays undefeated in more than one way

Paradise stays undefeated in more than one way

Matthew Ferreira

November 5, 2019

A year ago, the Camp Fire changed everything for Paradise residents.After the fire displaced the majority of the town’s residents and burned down many of its homes and businesses, the Paradise High School Football team reached out to help in healing the community and sharing hope for the futur...

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