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Podcast: Open those coolers

Podcast: Open those coolers

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

September 21, 2018


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

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...

The endless grind of a collegiate gym rat

The endless grind of a collegiate gym rat

Wesley Harris

September 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Dreams of championships, game-winning shots and ankle bruising crossovers date back to the childhoods of most basketball players. Especially when they observed the legendary professional athletes that came before them.Being able to achieve those dreams at the collegiate level requires going through a...

Spring brings success for Chico State athletics

Spring brings success for Chico State athletics

Andrew Baumgartner

May 15, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Mobile Headlines, Sports, Track and field

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...

From Chico to Eurasia: Silverstrom continuing basketball career with Armenian national team

From Chico to Eurasia: Silverstrom continuing basketball career with Armenian national team

Courtney Chapman and Kate Angeles

May 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

This man has represented Chico State as number 33 on the court for the past four years, received multiple California Collegiate Athletic Association awards and is now on the road to a professional basketball career on the Armenian National team. "Corey is a dynamic scorer and a great on ball defender,"...

With Curry back, Golden State Warriors ready to attack in 2018 playoffs

With Curry back, Golden State Warriors ready to attack in 2018 playoffs

Courtney Chapman

May 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

After a sprained left knee left Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry out for nearly six weeks, Curry returned to action Tuesday. His return was just in time for game two of the second round of the NBA playoffs against the New Orleans Pelicans. Already leading 1-0 in the series against...

Studs and duds of round one in the NBA playoffs

Studs and duds of round one in the NBA playoffs

Courtney Chapman

May 1, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

There is no I in team, but there are two in winning. The 2018 NBA playoffs have certainly shown fans that the teams have players with pure talent as well as some who have been struggling with under-performing on the court.No. 1 Houston Rockets vs. No. 8 Minnesota TimberwolvesStud: James Harden has always been a t...

Top 5 moments in the first week of NBA playoffs 2018

Top 5 moments in the first week of NBA playoffs 2018

Courtney Chapman

April 24, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

After the excitement of March Madness, NBA fans are ready for playoffs and finals on the professional level.To understand the playoffs is to understand how the brackets and games are set up.The NBA Playoffs have 16 total teams, with the top eight teams from each conference participating. Teams in each co...

Chico State athletics and alcohol don’t mix

Chico State athletics and alcohol don’t mix

Andrew Baumgartner and Courtney Chapman

April 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Soccer, Softball, Sports

As we move on from cold and rain to nicer weather, there will be no shortages of partying Chico State students. This narrative of a typical weekend is different for student-athletes who are bound by a drinking policy through the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics."We want people to have a good co...

1-16 upset tops March Madness upsets as Villanova takes home National Championship

1-16 upset tops March Madness upsets as Villanova takes home National Championship

Courtney Chapman

April 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

The 2018 March Madness certainly lived up to its name. The tournament was full of upset wins, many surprises and history being made. Last time you checked in, March Madness was moving into the Elite Eight which consisted of: No. 1 seed Kansas University and No. 2 seed Duke from the Midwestern confere...

March has brought the madness once again

March has brought the madness once again

Courtney Chapman

March 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Everyone knows that with every passing March, the most prestigious tournament in college basketball happens: March Madness. March Madness is a series of games against different seeds of Division I college basketball teams. The tournament starts off with 64 different teams playing each other depending...

Chico State basketball admired for coaching prestige

Chico State basketball admired for coaching prestige

Courtney Chapman

March 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Despite losing two coaches from the 2016-2017 season, Chico State Men's Basketball Head Coach Greg Clink is excited to gain two new coaches that he hopes will help build a bright future for the team."It is always hard with a brand new staff because there are no other assistants around to show them how ...

Yoga proving to be the newest hit for Chico State athletics

Yoga proving to be the newest hit for Chico State athletics

Courtney Chapman

March 14, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

“When I was a freshman, I remember thinking, ‘What the heck am I doing?’ I didn’t understand why we were doing yoga,” said Corey Silverstrom, one of Chico State men's basketball team's leading scorers last season, about hearing that he would be doing yoga with the team. Bu...

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