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Wildcats face fourth straight defeat, fall against the Otters

Wildcats face fourth straight defeat, fall against the Otters

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

March 3, 2019

The Wildcats looked forward to redeeming themselves after a doubleheader loss against the Gators in the previous week. They were soon disappointed as California State University, Monterey Bay took both games by seven runs on Friday. “We are just not pitching very well, so nothing is going to change...

Track and Field post up a fight in Chico Multi classic

Track and Field post up a fight in Chico Multi classic

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

March 2, 2019

As the Chico Multi classic took place Thursday and Friday, the Wildcats were ready to show how ambitious they are in the new season. “I am looking forward to competing, having fun and keeping the positive energy up,” Adelae Fredeen said. Fredeen started off Friday morning with the Heptathlon Long Jum...

Men’s Basketball loses close game to San Francisco State

Men’s Basketball loses close game to San Francisco State

Noah Andrews

March 2, 2019

The Wildcats hosted the San Francisco Gators Thursday night at Acker Gymnasium. It was a game that looked like a blowout at several points early on but ended up coming right down to the wire.It ended with the Wildcats unable to complete the comeback and falling by four points to a score of 74-70.Sen...

Wildcat’s effort not enough, extend losing streak to seven games

Wildcat’s effort not enough, extend losing streak to seven games

Matthew Ferreira

March 2, 2019

The Chico State women’s basketball game lost their matchup against San Francisco State Thursday by a score of 78-69. This makes it seven losses in a row and puts the season out of their hands if they want to reach the playoffs.The Wildcat’s offense executed early as they were able to play w...

Chico State drops two against San Francisco State

Chico State drops two against San Francisco State

Ricardo Tovar

February 26, 2019

Chico State's baseball team took on San Fransisco State at Nettleton Stadium, as the road team in their home park. That was just one of many oddities that took place in this series. These games originally slated for earlier in the weekend but rain delays pushed the series to Chico in a doubleheader...

Men’s basketball loses to Dominguez Hills, but playoff hopes are still alive

Men’s basketball loses to Dominguez Hills, but playoff hopes are still alive

Matthew Ferreira

February 24, 2019

The Chico State Wildcats men’s basketball team lost their game against Cal State University Dominguez Hills on Saturday by a score of 73-64.The game was competitive throughout but Dominguez Hills was able to pull away with a 38 point second half.The Wildcats were on the right track at the start of ...

Sprinting back into the track and field season

Sprinting back into the track and field season

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

February 24, 2019

The track and field team kicked off their season early Saturday morning with a welcoming scrimmage between the Cardinal and White Intrasquads. Although the scrimmage performance was not for any season record, it showed the skill level both teams are starting the season with. “Coming out here and...

Chico women’s basketball stumble in overtime against the Toro’s

Chico women’s basketball stumble in overtime against the Toro’s

Noah Andrews

February 24, 2019

"We played really hard tonight and put forward a tough effort for 40 minutes," starting center Mckenna Barker said. "Although we slipped up a couple times, we fought the whole game and that is what matters. We just have to keep battling and fighting to get into the conference tournament."Chico State wom...

Chico State preview: track & field poised to continue dominating

Chico State preview: track & field poised to continue dominating

Noah Andrews

February 22, 2019

Chico State's track and field program has demonstrated an unparalleled level of success throughout the last few years. Last season, the men's team won their third straight California Collegiate Athletic Association championship. It was their 14th conference title in the last 15 seasons. The women's team fi...

Ball security an issue in loss against CSU Los Angeles

Ball security an issue in loss against CSU Los Angeles

Matthew Ferreira

February 22, 2019

The Wildcats men’s basketball team lost their game Thursday night to the Cal State University of Los Angeles by a score of 69-57. With the playoffs nearing and a potential spot for the Wildcats still a possibility the team knew that this game was as close to a must-win scenario as it gets.Unfortunately for Chico...

Larson throwing his way to MLB draft

Larson throwing his way to MLB draft

Brandon Downs

February 22, 2019

Grant Larson, the left-handed, 6-foot-7 ace Wildcats pitcher wants to take his talents to the professional level after the 2019 season. In his 2018 sophomore campaign, Larson had a 6-4 record with 82.1 innings pitched and a 3.39 ERA. He struck out 71 batters and walked 15. “I’m obviously really ...

The Wildcat Rumble: Matt Ferreira’s debut and Wyatt Baxter interview

The Wildcat Rumble: Matt Ferreira’s debut and Wyatt Baxter interview

Ricardo Tovar and Matthew Ferreira

February 22, 2019

Welcome to the fourth installment of the Wildcat Rumble of the Spring 2019 semester. Sports editor Ricardo Tovar is joined by a debuting Matthew Ferreira. Ferreira is new to The Orion's sports team and he is here, along with Tovar, to give his thoughts on Wildcat's sports, the MLB season and NBA seas...

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