The Orion

CCAA men’s golf championship coming to Chico’s Butte Creek Country Club

CCAA men’s golf championship coming to Chico’s Butte Creek Country Club

Andrew Baumgartner

April 22, 2018


Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Sports

The Chico State men's golf team will be hosting the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship at the Butte Creek Country Club on April 23 through 25. The team has registered two first place finishes this season. The first one came at the Sonoma State Invitational and the other at the In...

Wildcats softball team set a new single season wins record with sweep of Jacks

Wildcats softball team set a new single season wins record with sweep of Jacks

Katalina Santamaria and Justin Couchot

April 22, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team improved to 43-3 in its four game sweep of Humboldt State. In doing so, Chico State also set a new single-season wins record, breaking the mark of 40 set in both 1980 and 2016. One pitcher who has broken several records as a Wildcat had another strong weekend in Humboldt. Ha...

Chico State track and field sets records among Division I competition

Chico State track and field sets records among Division I competition

Andrew Baumgartner

April 22, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Track and field

The Chico State track and field teams participated in four track meets over the weekend in preparation for the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship on May 3 through 5. Mt. Sac Invitational: Hosted by Mt. San Antonio College, the Wildcats produced a couple of school records. First, Hannah Dorman...

Errors and missed opportunities kill Wildcats hopes against Dominguez Hills

Errors and missed opportunities kill Wildcats hopes against Dominguez Hills

Noah Enns

April 21, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

The Chico State baseball team fell short of a win against Cal State Dominguez Hills, losing by a score of 6-5. Errors and missed opportunities doomed the Wildcats Friday. The ’Cats committed three errors that proved costly and left runners on base, including a bases loaded situation that could hav...

Chico State’s No. 1 women’s rugby team eyes championship dreams in round of 16

Chico State’s No. 1 women’s rugby team eyes championship dreams in round of 16

Noah Enns

April 20, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The No. 1 Chico State women's rugby club is heading to Stanford this weekend to take part in the Spring Championship Round of 16. The club takes on UC Santa Barbara at 3 p.m. Saturday."I think we had an idea we were going to have a pretty good season, but we definitely try to stay humble and hungry," said fu...

2018 NFL draft preview: Top 10 prospects entering this year’s draft

2018 NFL draft preview: Top 10 prospects entering this year’s draft

Courtney Chapman

April 19, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

The NFL draft is a time where many young men's dreams come true. They are finally given an opportunity to play in the highest level of football in the world after years of dedication and hard work.Top 10 prospects for the draft:It seems undisputed by sports analysts that the number one pick in the draft will...

Wildcat of the Week: The 2018 record-breaking Wildcat softball seniors

Wildcat of the Week: The 2018 record-breaking Wildcat softball seniors

Katalina Santamaria, Caitlyn Young, and Kate Angeles

April 18, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Video, Wildcat of the Week

The Chico State softball team has a lot to be proud of in their record breaking 39-3 season that included a perfect 20-0 home record at University Softball Field. From one of the Wildcats' greatest all-time pitcher, to a league-leading hitter, this years senior class has shown their dedication and pa...

Bear Hole: Formerly a hidden gem, now a Chico favorite

Bear Hole: Formerly a hidden gem, now a Chico favorite

Courtney Chapman

April 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

You hear rushing water but all you see are fields around you. There are some strange jagged rock formations and as you approach them, you see a large drop leading down to the rushing river below.This is Bear Hole.Located in Upper Bidwell Park roughly 10 minutes outside of downtown Chico, Bear Hole is a f...

Chico State baseball heating up before playoffs before final homestands

Chico State baseball heating up before playoffs before final homestands

Austin Schreiber

April 16, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

After dropping the opening game 6-8, the Chico State baseball team fought back to win three games in a row by scores of 11-7, 10-4 and 7-2 against Cal State San Marcos.This was a crucial series win for a team that was struggling just a few weeks ago. The Wildcats are now 24-16 overall and 20-14 in the Ca...

Two more records broken as Wildcats finish perfect 20-0 at home

Two more records broken as Wildcats finish perfect 20-0 at home

Justin Couchot

April 16, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

Another homestand, another sweep for the Chico State softball team as they finished a perfect 20-0 at home this season. With the four-game sweep came two more records broken for the Wildcats.In the bottom of the third inning of game two Friday, third baseman Bailey Akins launched a home run over the ...

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...

Chico State Men’s rugby club falls to Long Beach, ending season

Chico State Men’s rugby club falls to Long Beach, ending season

Noah Enns

April 15, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

The Chico State men's rugby club's season officially came to an end in Long Beach at the Spring Championship quarterfinal. The Wildcats lost to Long Beach State by a score of 36-28."I think we did a lot better than we did last year," said junior Matthew Mulholland. "We built upon our successes from last...

X
The student news site of California State University, Chico
Sports