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Wildcats struggle for open shots in loss to San Francisco State

Wildcats struggle for open shots in loss to San Francisco State

Wesley Harris

December 2, 2018


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Chico State men's basketball labored for open gaps in Saturday’s 65-49 loss to San Francisco State. This would only be the second game of the season for the Wildcats after having their first five games cancelled due to the Campfire. Chico State entered San Francisco after falling to UC San Diego...

Wildcats trounce Gators in first conference win

Wildcats trounce Gators in first conference win

Connor Mcpherson

December 2, 2018


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Chico State women’s basketball won big on Saturday against conference rival San Francisco State, as they achieved their first win in the California Collegiate Athletic Conference. A nine point first half lead boosted the Wildcats to their fourth win overall, and improved their record to an impressive 4-...

Paradise High School athletes find solace in pro sports

Paradise High School athletes find solace in pro sports

Ricardo Tovar

November 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Football, Mobile Headlines, Sports

People often question the validity of sports in our society; for Paradise athletes, sports was a way for them to escape the harsh reality of their situation. Many of these athletes have no place to play the sports they love and some don't have homes to go back to.#ButteStrong #PrayForParadise #Paradise...

Chico State men’s basketball falls in long-awaited season opener

Chico State men’s basketball falls in long-awaited season opener

Connor Mcpherson

November 25, 2018


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A series of defensive breakdowns to start the second half proved to be the Wildcats undoing in their season opener, and despite a hard fought battle, Chico lost to University of California, San Diego 84-68 on Saturday. After a solid first half, CSU Chico looked ready to play down to the wire against the 1...

Wildcat women’s basketball host annual Tip-Off Social

Wildcat women’s basketball host annual Tip-Off Social

Ricardo Tovar

November 11, 2018


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Head coach Brian Fogel's team hosted its annual Tip-Off Social that was open to the public Tuesday. Held at Bidwell Golf Course, it was a great chance for eager fans to get a look at this year's edition of the team. It was a warm and welcoming social environment. Full of happy chattering from fans a...

Sneakers glimmer throughout the NBA

Sneakers glimmer throughout the NBA

Wesley Harris

November 7, 2018


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What’s worn on a player’s feet is the premier form of self expression in the game of basketball. The NBA removed all color restrictions on footwear in this year’s off-season, giving players the opportunity to match energetic sneakers with the vibrancy of Nike apparel. Ever since Ni...

Podcast: The Raiders are not a good football team

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

November 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Sports

Another episode of the Wildcat Rumble is here. Andrew and Ricardo are back and as usual the NFL is a key talking point as the duo selects their games of the week. With the conclusion of the World Series, we say goodbye to baseball, but look forward to the off-season. Be sure to listen t...

LAbron takes on the Western Conference

LAbron takes on the Western Conference

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

October 27, 2018


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Since his start in the Los Angeles Lakers franchise, Lebron James was faced with a lot of pressure to put the team on top. Many Lakers fans put their faith in James, but have been disappointed with the team’s 2-3 record set so far. James has a few remarkable moments in the past season, most nota...

Podcast: Kawhi Leonard welcomes you to the NBA

Podcast: Kawhi Leonard welcomes you to the NBA

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

October 26, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Sports

Another episode of the Wildcat Rumble is ready. Andrew and Ricardo start the discussion about the NBA and then slowly work toward the NFL and World Series. Stick around to see who Andrew and Ricardo think is the best wide receiver in the NFL. Thank you for listening to another episode of the Wildcat Rumble and be sure to check out the othe...

Podcast: Suck it up Lebron

Podcast: Suck it up Lebron

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

October 20, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Sports

Andrew and Ricardo are back with another episode of the Wildcat Rumble. The NBA season is now upon us which means some analysis of the first few games. As always there is talk of the NFL and MLB postseason. Thank you for listening. The Wildcat Rumble is a weekly podcast for The Orion. Be sure to check out th...

Take a peak into the NBA season

Take a peak into the NBA season

Wesley Harris

October 18, 2018


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Lebron James’ paramount relocation to the City of Angels has unbarred the Eastern Conference and only spiked the talent in the cluttered Western Conference.Golden State remains the favorite in their three-peat journey, but the starving West will make it everything but smooth sailing for the Splas...

Chico honors alum after years of dedication

Chico honors alum after years of dedication

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

October 16, 2018


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Chico State alumni Mark Reischling is a man of many talents, known for being a college athlete, coach, mentor and basketball official. All attributes that earned him the Hall of Fame Committee’s Mac Martin Award on Sept. 22, 2018, being only the fourth person to ever receive this award.The Mac Marti...

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