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Wildcat of the Week: Brooke Larsen

Wildcat of the Week: Brooke Larsen

Brandon Downs

April 10, 2019

Brooke Larsen is a transfer student in her sophomore year for Chico State who is putting together a great season on the mound and at the plate. In February, Larsen won California Collegiate Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week, and on April 2 was honored with the Player of the Week award. On the mound, Lar...

Wildcats make top five at Mustang Invitational

Wildcats make top five at Mustang Invitational

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

April 10, 2019

After prevailing at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational the week before, Chico State was ready to continue the momentum in the Mustang Invitational. The Wildcats started off Monday at 10 under par in the morning round and a 9-under par in the afternoon round. This earned them a final score of 19-under...

Women’s golf earns second straight top 10 finish at Sonoma Invitational

Women’s golf earns second straight top 10 finish at Sonoma Invitational

Matthew Ferreira

April 10, 2019

The Chico State women’s golf team competed in the Sonoma State Spring Invitational Monday and Tuesday, placing eight amongst 15 total teams. Day one: The Wildcats got out to a fair start Monday as they shot for a score of 314 collectively as a team. Brittany O’Bryant got out to a good s...

Chico State baseball split series against Cal State San Marcos

Chico State baseball split series against Cal State San Marcos

Ricardo Tovar

April 9, 2019

Chico State had a mixed bag over the weekend. Coming off of three straight losses in La Jolla the Wildcats needed wins against Cal State San Marcos with just a month left in the season. They ended up winning two and losing two and sit at 17-13 on the season (13-12 in conference). Which is good enough...

Otters sink Wildcats in Chico doubleheader

Otters sink Wildcats in Chico doubleheader

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

April 8, 2019

The Wildcats headed to the Bay Area this weekend to face off against California State University, Monterey Bay in a weekend series. Chico State was off to an early series lead Saturday taking the first game. The day was far from over as the Otters kept the Wildcats scoreless in the second game, taking...

‘Cats’ split doubleheader with Cal State Monterey Bay

‘Cats’ split doubleheader with Cal State Monterey Bay

Noah Andrews

April 7, 2019

The Chico State Wildcats headed down to Monterey Bay during the weekend to face off against the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters. With the second half of the season underway, each game is starting to shape a picture of what the postseason and playoffs in the California Collegiate Athletic Association...

Chico State track and field gets multiple wins at Twilight Invitational.

Chico State track and field gets multiple wins at Twilight Invitational.

Matthew Ferreira

April 7, 2019

The Chico State Wildcats track and field team placed well in various events at the Distance Carnival and Twilight Invitational Saturday at University Stadium. There was a bit of rain at the beginning of the day but eventually, the skies cleared up for the day's events. The Wildcats events started...

2019 MLB playoffs will feature rebuilt teams

2019 MLB playoffs will feature rebuilt teams

Brandon Downs

April 6, 2019

A week into this MLB season, there is a lot to be excited about; especially old faces in new uniforms and top prospects beginning their career in the pros. It's too early to predict anything, but let's do it anyway by looking at four of the most interesting divisions and speculating who will win MLB's...

Wildcat Rumble: Was Lebron’s first year in LA a failure?

Wildcat Rumble: Was Lebron’s first year in LA a failure?

Ricardo Tovar

April 5, 2019

The Wildcat Rumble returns this week with sports editor Ricardo Tovar and a returning Matthew Ferreira. New co-host to the program, The Orion's sports writer, Noah Andrews brings his unique sports takes with Ferreira and Tovar. They speak on the NCAA tournament, MLB season, NBA season and much more! Ag...

Wildcat of the week: Isaiah Roybal

Wildcat of the week: Isaiah Roybal

Matthew Ferreira

April 4, 2019

Track star Isaiah Roybal is in the middle of a very impressive season and is working hard with his teammates to get the Wildcats to the 2019 National Championship tournament. Roybel is a transfer student from Santa Rosa Junior College who came to Chico State to study criminal justice in 2017. He originally...

Chico State men’s golf dominate in Turlock

Chico State men’s golf dominate in Turlock

Matthew Ferreira

April 3, 2019

The Chico State men’s golf team did an outstanding job at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational in Turlock Monday and Tuesday. The Wildcats scored 19 shots under par collectively and their efforts secured them first place honors. The team’s score in the tournament tied the school scoring record. The...

The hard-hitting reality of salaries in the NFL

The hard-hitting reality of salaries in the NFL

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

April 2, 2019

The NFL made history in March of 2018 when they paid quarterback Kirk Cousins of the Minnesota Vikings a fully-guaranteed three-year contract. Unlike NBA, MLB and NHL athletes, NFL players are not guaranteed all the money that their contract offers. This causes a dilemma between the current Collective B...

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