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Wildcats baseball sets high goals for the year

Wildcats baseball sets high goals for the year

Brandon Downs

February 6, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Sports

The Wildcats baseball team looked to get back into the swing of things after they headed down for a series against Fresno Pacific to start the 2019 campaign. Aside from a rain delay that canceled their Saturday game, the Wildcats could not have asked for a better start to the season taking two out...

Unpredictable weather drowns Wildcats in Sea Lion Invitational

Unpredictable weather drowns Wildcats in Sea Lion Invitational

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

February 5, 2019


Filed under Golf, Sports

Battling against weather conditions, the Chico State women’s golf team struggled to shine when the first round of the Sea Lion Invitational, hosted in San Diego, was canceled after the 10th hole but they were allowed to finish up the round on Tuesday. The second round meant for Tuesday was cancelled ou...

Chico State men’s golf place second at the Fujikura Invitational

Chico State men’s golf place second at the Fujikura Invitational

Matthew Ferreira

February 5, 2019


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men’s golf team traveled to San Diego to play in the Fujikura Invitational on Monday and Tuesday. They placed second overall out of 15 teams playing at the Shadowridge golf course.Senior Kelley Sullivan tied for first overall individually. The Wildcats finished just a little short of the first place spot as Oklaho...

Chico women’s softball faces highs and lows in Vegas tournament

Chico women’s softball faces highs and lows in Vegas tournament

Noah Andrews

February 4, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State Wildcats Women's Softball team opened up their season this weekend at the Desert Stinger Tournament in Las Vegas. The tournament, which was celebrating its 10th anniversary, has been historically good to the Wildcats since they first entered the 24 team field in 2017. Going undefeate...

Wildcats send Lucky Loggers packing

Wildcats send Lucky Loggers packing

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

February 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Unfair calls and Humboldt State's aggressive defense was what Chico State faced Saturday night at Acker Gymnasium. It showed what the team was truly capable of as the Wildcats gutted out a 67-65 win over the Lucky Loggers. “Everyone stepped up, everyone played well it wasn’t a one person shine,”...

Wildcats lose overtime thriller to Humboldt State

Wildcats lose overtime thriller to Humboldt State

Matthew Ferreira

February 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State Wildcats women’s basketball team lost a very close game in overtime Saturday night to Humboldt State. The Wildcats were a little slow offensively out of the gate and Humboldt took advantage of that, resulting in a 72-76 loss at Acker Gymnasium. Their junior guard Madeline Hatch was...

Wildcat Rumble: The boys are back in town

Wildcat Rumble: The boys are back in town

Ricardo Tovar

February 2, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Sports

Welcome to the second Wildcat Rumble of the spring semester! Sports editor of The Orion Ricardo Tovar is joined by Andrew Baumgartner (former sports editor of The Orion) and Alex Grant (former managing editor of The Orion). They discuss the Super Bowl, the NBA regular season and their trade rumors, ...

Extra innings allow Wildcats to win out doubleheader

Extra innings allow Wildcats to win out doubleheader

Brandon Downs

February 1, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Game One:Chico State’s baseball team won a pair of nail-biters in a doubleheader Friday against the Fresno Pacific University Sunbirds.The Wildcats scored two early runs in the first inning of game one when the Sunbirds committed two errors.This game was lead by captain and starting pitcher Grant Lar...

Chico State softball seek a comeback

Chico State softball seek a comeback

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

January 29, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

February is around the corner and that signals the start of the Wildcat’s softball season as they come back from winning their first-ever California Collegiate Athletic Association championship. Along with the National Collegiate Athletic Association West Region title that hadn’t been reached by...

How to throw a Super… Bowl party in college

How to throw a Super… Bowl party in college

Ricardo Tovar

January 29, 2019


Filed under Football, Sports

17 weeks of regular season and three weeks of playoff football have led us to this moment. Feb. 3 is upon us and Super Bowl LIII is promising us an enticing matchup between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams. I say, let's not wallow in the despair that is a football-less existence. Let...

Wildcats rally late to stun Cal State San Marcos

Wildcats rally late to stun Cal State San Marcos

Matthew Ferreira

January 26, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State women’s basketball team found themselves in a hotly contested game against Cal State San Marcos on Saturday night. The game got off to a quick start when both offenses combined for 36 points in the first period to tie the game at 18-18. The Wildcats got off to a great start in the...

Chico State men’s basketball fall to number one ranked UC San Diego

Chico State men’s basketball fall to number one ranked UC San Diego

Noah Andrews

January 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Home court advantage didn't help much last night as the Chico State Wildcats fell to UC San Diego 78-57, adding to their consecutive loss streak now at four games. From the outset, Chico struggled to string stops together, allowing the Tritons to convert 60.7 percent of their looks from the field...

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