The Orion

Back to back banners for the ‘Cats

Patrick Pace

May 17, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team ended their season with a 2-5 loss to Humboldt State in the NCAA West Regional on May 13. The Wildcats fought to the end, defeating both Cal Baptist and Cal State San Bernadino before being defeated by the Lumberjacks. Sophomore outfielder Megan Bowley started off the game wi...

Wildcats can see the NCAA in reach

Wildcats can see the NCAA in reach

Marc Wilson

May 10, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team has been quite impressive this year. By many degrees, the softball team has actually exceeded expectations. This season the Wildcat ladies finished with a record of 37-16 overall and a conference record of 25-13. The Wildcat’s record was enough to get them to fourth ...

Wildcats defeat Humboldt advancing to championship game

Kayla Fitzgerald

May 10, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team defeated Humboldt State in the semi-final game of the California Collegiate Athletic Association tournament Friday. In the tournament, the 'Cats won both of their games to come out of the winner's bracket on top, preparing to face the Lumberjacks on Championship Sunday. H...

Wildcat ladies just made it into the CCAA

Patrick Pace

May 2, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team won their final game of the regular season in extra innings against Sonoma State to clinch the fourth and final spot in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship Tournament. The Wildcats came into the day needing to win one of their two games to clinch...

Can the ’Cats claw their way back

Patrick Pace

April 23, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

After splitting their doubleheader in a previous game, the Chico State softball team lost two close games including the series to the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters. The Otters, ranked seventh in the nation and the top seed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association, defeated the Wildcats 9-8 in th...

Why athletes can’t use cannabis

Why athletes can’t use cannabis

April 12, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Softball, Sports

  Christopher Hendrickson can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_sports on Twitter....

No stopping the Wildcat ladies

Marc Wilson

April 11, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team just keeps on winning. In the first game of their four game weekend series with Cal State San Marcos, the Wildcats won 6-0. The team bounced back from its loss in the previous game against Western Washington University and has now won eight of its last nine games.Junior Wildcat p...

Freshman pitcher throws no hitter

Patrick Pace

April 4, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

Samantha Mulock threw a no-hitter for Chico State against the Notre Dame de Namur Argonauts. Mulock was excellent in her five innings on the mound striking out four batters and retiring the rest without a single batter earning a hit against her. She only gave up three walks and allowed one runner to ...

Low attendance for sports teams

Low attendance for sports teams

Christopher Hendrickson

April 3, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Sports

How many teams must perform well before we start showing up to games? The answer is blowing in the wind. While the Wildcat athletic programs are performing great across the board, attendance at games does not show that. Simple math would show high performance sports programs equal high attendance numbers. ...

Wildcats topple the Coyotes

Patrick Pace

March 29, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team defeated the Cal State San Bernadino Coyotes 4-0 March 27, ending their series on a high note. After losing 0-3 to the Coyotes in the second game of their four game series and squeaking by them 2-1 in the game before, the Wildcats picked it up in a big way. Freshman pitcher Samantha...

Wildcat of the Week- Haley Gilham

Wildcat of the Week- Haley Gilham

Natalia Marcus

March 22, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

Haley Gilham is a junior pitcher taking the Chico State Softball team by storm. While she has been on the team for three-year, Gilham has been playing softball since she was 4 years old. In the pitcher’s circle, Gilham has wrapped up her fourth win against Cal State East Bay Feb. 24 earning her spot...

‘Cats stifle Toros in SoCal

Marc Wilson

March 4, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

After winning the first game of its double header with Dominguez Hills in six innings by a score of 8-0, the Wildcats followed that up with an 8-3 victory in the second game. The ‘Cats started the game off with a run in the first inning before giving up two in the second inning. In the top of t...

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