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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...

Wildcats softball team ends regular season play atop the offensive leaderboard

Wildcats softball team ends regular season play atop the offensive leaderboard

Katalina Santamaria

April 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State softball team is proving to fans that this year’s team has the skills and capabilities of bringing home a National Championship coming from their impressive offense where they sit at 47-3 going into the California Collegiate Athletics Association Championship Tournament. The Wildcats lead t...

NFL Pro Bowl run down

NFL Pro Bowl run down

January 28, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The NFL Pro Bowl is always held the week before the nation’s biggest game, the Super Bowl. For decades, the Pro Bowl was played in Honolulu, Hawaii. This changed last year when the game was held in Orlando and will be again in 2018. The Pro Bowl gives viewers an opportunity to witness the best...

Despite strong postseason, Eagles still face uphill battle in Super Bowl LII

Despite strong postseason, Eagles still face uphill battle in Super Bowl LII

Austin Schreiber

January 27, 2018


Filed under Football, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

On Feb. 4, the defending champions, the New England Patriots, will face off against the Philadelphia Eagles. Kickoff is scheduled at 3:30 p.m. PST and will be held at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.Both teams finished the regular season 13-3.The Patriots won the Super Bowl in 2017 and 2015 and have bec...

Contenders for NFL MVP

Contenders for NFL MVP

Mathew Miranda

December 5, 2017


Filed under Football, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

With only five weeks left in the regular season, the race for the MVP award is heating up. Early contenders, were lost to injury, while other unlikely players have put themselves in the discussion. Here’s a look at the top five players leading the race. 1. Carson Wentz Season Stats: 104 Quarte...

SkyCam takes center stage in the NFL

SkyCam takes center stage in the NFL

Noah Enns

November 27, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The NFL debuted its SkyCam as the primary camera angle for last Thursday's prime time game featuring the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Tennessee Titans.The camera view is centered right behind the quarterback. The camera is moved on zip lines above the players on the field while following the football....

Thanksgiving Day: The day to stuff your face with food and football

Thanksgiving Day: The day to stuff your face with food and football

Justin Couchot

November 23, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

It is that time of year once again. The one time a year that it is socially acceptable to sit with or without family stuffing your face with turkey while staying planted in front of a TV watching football.Watching football has become an equal part if not more important to the turkey on Thanksgiving for some ...

First rankings by committee are out

First rankings by committee are out

Noah Enns

November 7, 2017


Filed under Football, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The first College Football playoff poll has been released by the committee and there is a lot to learn from the first poll of the season.By the rankings of the committee, the teams who would play in the playoffs are Georgia, Alabama, Notre Dame and Clemson. The biggest shock to almost everyone is that...

Week 4: Fantasy Football update

Week  4: Fantasy Football update

Noah Enns

October 1, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

The National Football League has begun its play this season. For a lot of people, this means fantasy football is also going on. There have been fantasy superstars and fantasy disappointments within these first four weeks.Starting with fantasy superstars, Kansas City Chiefs running back, Kareem Hunt is ...

The curious case of Colin Kaepernick

The curious case of Colin Kaepernick

Patrick Pace

September 18, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed by the NFL for taking a stand against police brutality. Everyone knows he should be on an NFL team. Though he only started 12 games last season, he scored 18 touchdowns and only threw four interceptions. He threw for 2,241 yards last season, the third most of...

Looking to strike the pose

Looking to strike the pose

Noah Enns

September 11, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Heisman campaigns have already begun in the college football season. Big name players are at the forefront of this early season. Lamar Jackson, Baker Mayfield and Josh Rosen are starting the season strong with their play. Lamar Jackson, quarterback of the University of Louisville, has come out strong...

College football is back

College football is back

Noah Enns

September 5, 2017


Filed under Football, Mobile Headlines, Sports

This weekend’s slate of football games includes big-time match ups with highly ranked teams. The University of Alabama played against Florida State University in a highly ranked No. 1 versus No. 3 matchup. The University of Florida played the University of Michigan in a ranked No. 11 versus No. 17....

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