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Podcast: Knee injuries, concussions, the NFL and terrible rules

Podcast: Knee injuries, concussions, the NFL and terrible rules

Andrew Baumgartner, Ricardo Tovar, and Alex Grant

September 28, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Football, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Sports

In the second episode of the Wildcat Rumble podcast, Ricardo and Andrew are joined by special guest Alex Grant. The trio talk about the recent Thursday night football game, other football headlines and then finish with upcoming playoff baseball. The crew debuts two new segments. The first is called 'F...

Wildcat of the Week- Erin Woods

Wildcat of the Week- Erin Woods

Ricardo Tovar

September 26, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Soccer, Sports, Video, Wildcat of the Week

Chico State women's soccer striker Erin Woods has returned for her final season of California College Athletic Association eligibility. Woods graduated in the spring of this year with a bachelor's in nutrition, but due to a broken ankle she suffered her freshman season, she was forced to redshirt and...

The Gators turn the tables on the Wildcats

The Gators turn the tables on the Wildcats

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

September 25, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Volleyball

On Tuesday night the Chico State volleyball team faced the tough competitors of San Francisco State University for the second time this season. Chico State put up a fight but trailed behind San Francisco State for most of the night.The Gators were not willing to take another loss against Chico, and came ...

Steroids continue to have a negative impact on professional sports

Steroids continue to have a negative impact on professional sports

Connor Mcpherson

September 24, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

In any given competition there are people who look for the easy way out in order to win. In poker, players will try to count cards. In video games, people will look at their opponent’s screen. And in sports, athletes use performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs), including steroids, to get an advantage. In...

Chico State soccer flawless in Sunday victories

Chico State soccer flawless in Sunday victories

Wesley Harris

September 23, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

Chico State Women’s soccer completed their third straight victory Sunday afternoon over California State University East Bay. Aiden Williams scored her first goal of the season in the win, and Jordan Dukakis delivered the second goal for the Wildcats in the 2-1 victory.Chico State entered the match...

Pioneers cut Wildcat’s winning streak short

Pioneers cut Wildcat’s winning streak short

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava and Maury Montalvo

September 22, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Volleyball

Chico State volleyball took on the California State University East Bay Pioneers on Saturday, but after a thrilling first set that saw a total of 17 tie scores and ten lead changes the Wildcats would lose in three sets 28-30, 8-25, 20-25. Both teams were neck and neck for most of the first set, neve...

Chico State volleyball goes five sets and emerges victorious

Chico State volleyball goes five sets and emerges victorious

Ricardo Tovar

September 22, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Sports, Volleyball

Riding the momentum of a two-game win streak from last weekend, Chico State was looking to continue to build their lead in the California Collegiate Athletic Association North Division to 3-2 and 10-3 overall. In their way stood San Francisco State the team right behind them at 2-2 in the North Division an...

Chico State soccer teams get wins on the road

Chico State soccer teams get wins on the road

Connor Mcpherson

September 22, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

Home-field advantage didn’t seem to matter this Friday as both Chico State men’s and women’s soccer pulled out close victories on the road. Thanks to great defense from both teams, Chico State won big Friday with back to back women’s and men’s road wins against Californ...

Podcast: Open those coolers

Podcast: Open those coolers

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

September 21, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Welcome to the first ever podcast for the sports section of The Orion called the Wildcat Rumble. In the first episode Ricardo Tovar and I discuss the Cleveland Browns first win in 635 days, other football headlines, the playoff baseball race and a little snippet on basketball to finish it off. Thank you for li...

The endless grind of a collegiate gym rat

The endless grind of a collegiate gym rat

Wesley Harris

September 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

Dreams of championships, game-winning shots and ankle bruising crossovers date back to the childhoods of most basketball players. Especially when they observed the legendary professional athletes that came before them.Being able to achieve those dreams at the collegiate level requires going through a...

Chico State men’s soccer shuts out Cal State Dominguez Hills

Chico State men’s soccer shuts out Cal State Dominguez Hills

Connor Mcpherson

September 16, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

Coming off of a hard-fought loss to California State University, Los Angeles last Friday, Chico State Men’s soccer bounced back and won their first conference game against Cal State Dominguez Hills 2-0 on Sunday.The sun glared down on University Stadium, as a large crowd came out to support the Wild...

Women’s soccer scores two goals for second win of the season

Women’s soccer scores two goals for second win of the season

Wesley Harris

September 16, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Soccer, Sports

The Chico State women's soccer team delivered a scoring explosion early in the second half to knock off California State University, Dominguez Hills on Sunday with a score of 2-1. Chico State's Erin Woods creatively snuck in two goals for her team to stretch their home unbeaten streak to 19 games at ...

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