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Podcast: Drew Brees is 39-years-old

Podcast: Drew Brees is 39-years-old

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

October 5, 2018

The Wildcat Rumble is back for another week. Andrew and Ricardo talk about the most recent football action and the emergence of playoff baseball. Keep looking for more episodes of the Wildcat Rumble and other podcasts from The Orion. Andrew Baumgartner can be reached at [email protected] or @abaum94 on Twitter....

Looking ahead at postseason baseball madness

Looking ahead at postseason baseball madness

Connor Mcpherson

October 4, 2018

Every October, millions of people around the world sit down to watch the MLB postseason. Six playoff teams and four Wild Cards all compete in a quest to win a World Series. Some teams like the Dodgers and the Yankees look to continue its historic winning tradition. Others like the Brewers and the Rockies ...

Podcast: Knee injuries, concussions, the NFL and terrible rules

Podcast: Knee injuries, concussions, the NFL and terrible rules

Andrew Baumgartner, Ricardo Tovar, and Alex Grant

September 28, 2018

In the second episode of the Wildcat Rumble podcast, Ricardo and Andrew are joined by special guest Alex Grant. The trio talk about the recent Thursday night football game, other football headlines and then finish with upcoming playoff baseball. The crew debuts two new segments. The first is called 'F...

Steroids continue to have a negative impact on professional sports

Steroids continue to have a negative impact on professional sports

Connor Mcpherson

September 24, 2018

In any given competition there are people who look for the easy way out in order to win. In poker, players will try to count cards. In video games, people will look at their opponent’s screen. And in sports, athletes use performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs), including steroids, to get an advantage. In...

Podcast: Open those coolers

Podcast: Open those coolers

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

September 21, 2018

Welcome to the first ever podcast for the sports section of The Orion called the Wildcat Rumble. In the first episode Ricardo Tovar and I discuss the Cleveland Browns first win in 635 days, other football headlines, the playoff baseball race and a little snippet on basketball to finish it off. Thank you for li...

Spring brings success for Chico State athletics

Spring brings success for Chico State athletics

Andrew Baumgartner

May 15, 2018

The 2018 Spring semester is coming to a close at Chico State and it's time to reflect on what happened during the season.BaseballThe Chico State baseball team finished there 2018 season with an overall record of 31-22. The Wildcats played their best at home with an 18-10 record at Nettleton Stadium w...

Chico State baseball wins on wild pitch in first CCAA tournament game

Chico State baseball wins on wild pitch in first CCAA tournament game

Austin Schreiber

May 11, 2018

The Chico State baseball team emerged victorious with a 4-3 walk-off win in the first round of the California Collegiate Athletic Association tournament against Cal Poly Pomona. With the score tied at three heading into the bottom of the ninth, the Wildcats were able to get the leadoff man on base. C...

Larson, Beavers throw two-hitter to finish Chico State baseball regular season

Larson, Beavers throw two-hitter to finish Chico State baseball regular season

Austin Schreiber

May 5, 2018

The Chico State baseball team lost the first game of a doubleheader to Stanislaus State, but finished its regular season with a victory as pitchers Grant Larson and Dan Beavers combined to throw a two-hitter in the second game of the day.Game One: The Wildcats got off to a slow start in game one of t...

Wildcats split series, secure CCAA Tournament berth

Wildcats split series, secure CCAA Tournament berth

Kayla Fitzgerald

April 30, 2018

The Chico State baseball team split an exciting series with Cal Poly Pomona last weekend. In the four-game series, the Wildcats scored a total of 19 runs and senior Casey Costello pitched a one-hitter. Game One: The 'Cats took the first game of the series 5-1 with a huge performance from Grant Larson...

Baseball brawls keep rivalries alive

Baseball brawls keep rivalries alive

Austin Schreiber

April 28, 2018

The 2018 Major League Baseball season has been off to an exciting start, with plenty of entertaining things happening in the month of April. For example, just a couple weeks ago two major brawls broke out between division rivals.While fighting is a common occurrence in the NHL, it usually doesn’t happen to...

Defense has been an issue for Chico State baseball in 2018 season

Defense has been an issue for Chico State baseball in 2018 season

Austin Schreiber

April 28, 2018

The Chico State baseball team has six games left in the regular season and they are currently sitting in third place in the California Collegiate Athletic Conference behind Cal State Monterey Bay and UC San Diego.With the playoffs on the line, the Wildcats will take on fourth-place Cal Poly Pomona i...

Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #2

Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #2

Austin Schreiber, Kate Angeles, and Caitlyn Young

April 25, 2018

The Chico State baseball team has done extremely well the past couple years and a lot of that success is due its senior players. The Wildcats are fortunate enough to have 12 seniors on the team this year and this week we will feature the final six in honor of senior day. To check out the first six pl...

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