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Chico State track continues success in Stanislaus Multi, Woody Wilson Classic

Chico State track continues success in Stanislaus Multi, Woody Wilson Classic

Andrew Baumgartner

April 15, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Track and field

Chico State's track and field teams split action over the weekend, part of the team was in Turlock for the Stanislaus Multi and the others were in Davis for the Woody Wilson Classic. Stanislaus Multi In the Stanislaus Multi, the men participated in the decathlon, while the women participated in the hep...

Wildcats softball sweeps Seawolves on senior day in Chico

Wildcats softball sweeps Seawolves on senior day in Chico

Austin Schreiber and Martin Chang

April 15, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team couldn't have asked for a better senior day, as they successfully completed a four game sweep of Sonoma State.The Wildcats defeated the Seawolves 6-2 in the first game, and finished with a 2-0 victory in game two. With the wins, Chico State has officially clinched the Calif...

Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani eyes Babe Ruth as possible two-way player

Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani eyes Babe Ruth as possible two-way player

Austin Schreiber

April 13, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

If you don’t already know who Shohei Ohtani is, then you likely will soon. The 23-year-old Japanese star recently signed with the Los Angeles Angels this past offseason and has been turning heads this year with his unique ability to hit and pitch at a high level. Unlike most major league baseball ...

Stanley Cup Playoffs begin Wednesday with Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Philadelphia Flyers

Stanley Cup Playoffs begin Wednesday with Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Philadelphia Flyers

Andrew Baumgartner

April 11, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are here and that means exciting hockey is right around the corner.Earlier today there was a preview for the Western Conference posted on theorion.com, now we will be looking at the Eastern Conference.Pittsburgh PenguinsThe Penguins are looking to win the Stanley Cup for the third year in ...

A quick look at the Western Conference for the Stanley Cup Playoffs

A quick look at the Western Conference for the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Andrew Baumgartner

April 11, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

The Stanley Cup playoffs are here which means hockey season is about to end, but it also means the best hockey is about to be played.Before the playoffs begin, let us look at how each team may fair, beginning with the Western Conference:San Jose SharksSan Jose will have a good chance of winning if they continue t...

Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #1

Wildcat of the Week: Senior Baseball Edition #1

Austin Schreiber

April 11, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Video

  The Chico State baseball team brings in some of the top players from the state of California and these past four years were no different. This year's senior class has a mix of players who came to Chico straight from high school, transfers who came for two years, as well as a transfer who came...

Wildcat’s softball all-time leader in wins signs on to play overseas

Wildcat’s softball all-time leader in wins signs on to play overseas

Justin Couchot

April 11, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

After four years dominating in the circle for the Chico State softball team, the Wildcats all-time leader in wins, Haley Gilham, has committed to continuing her pitching career in the Netherlands following graduation.The reigning California Collegiate Athletic Association pitcher of the year was not r...

Wildcat softball topping Chico State record book and CCAA leaderboard

Wildcat softball topping Chico State record book and CCAA leaderboard

Katalina Santamaria

April 10, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team has shown fans week after week why it is the No. 3 ranked Division II team in the nation. The team sits atop the California Collegiate Athletic Association with a record of 35-3 overall and a 25-3 record in conference. On top of an outstanding season, the team has broken...

Tovar pitches game one gem, ‘Cats get pummeled in game two

Tovar pitches game one gem, ‘Cats get pummeled in game two

Noah Enns

April 9, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

The Chico State baseball team split its home doubleheader with the UC San Diego Tritons Sunday, winning game one by a score of 7-0 and falling in game two 11-2. In game one, pitcher Hilario Tovar had all his pitches working. Tovar pitched 7 1/3 innings allowing four hits and zero runs. The win was...

Take a day trip to the Flumes

Take a day trip to the Flumes

Austin Schreiber

April 8, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports

Accessible aqueducts, amazing views, large boulders, red newts and a true sense of nature are five things you can find at the Flumes.The Flumes are a series of small water bridges that run alongside the Feather River. The unique metal and wood catwalks over the river allow people to walk across.To get to the Flumes, you are going to need to drive to Paradise, wh...

Chico State track and field finds success at home in Twilight Invitational

Chico State track and field finds success at home in Twilight Invitational

Andrew Baumgartner

April 8, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports, Track and field

In the final home track meet of the year, Chico State's track and field teams saw plenty of first place finishes at The Chico Distance Carnival and Twilight Invitational.One of those first-place finishers was Hasani Barrett in the 4x400 meter relay.Barrett is one Wildcat who likes to compete at home....

Chico State cycling’s success leading to growth on the road

Chico State cycling’s success leading to growth on the road

Noah Enns

April 6, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State cycling club had its most members ever this fall semester for its mountain team and the road team is still growing for the spring semester.Chico State is more known for its mountain team as last semester the team took part in nationals. Cyclist Ben Johnson took eighth in men's downhill....

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