The Orion

Bring back the Wildcats roar!

Bring back the Wildcats roar!

Karen Limones
March 13, 2018
Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Picture fans in the bleachers cheering for the Wildcats, tailgating and the thrill of football players beating a rival school. As we all know, Chico State lacks this American pastime, but a football team is exactly what we need for our quiet little town. Having a football team would change our...

Wildcats set new home run record in series sweep of Monterey Bay

Wildcats set new home run record in series sweep of Monterey Bay

Justin Couchot
March 11, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

Entering the final two games of the series Saturday against Cal State Monterey Bay, the Chico State softball team needed just one home run to tie the record for most home runs as a team in a single season.The Wildcats didn't wait long. In the third inning of game one, Ari Marsh went deep for her secon...

Haley Gilham tosses no-hitter for Wildcats as Chico State gets win number 20

Haley Gilham tosses no-hitter for Wildcats as Chico State gets win number 20

Justin Couchot
March 9, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

As if six complete-game shutouts and two one hitters on the year weren't enough, Chico State softball pitcher Haley Gilham topped that Friday, tossing her first career no-hitter as a Wildcat in the 4-0 win over Cal State Monterey Bay. Despite pitching a miraculous game for the Wildcats, not allowing a ...

Seven Wildcats receive All-CCAA honors as regular season comes to a close

Seven Wildcats receive All-CCAA honors as regular season comes to a close

Andrew Baumgartner
March 3, 2018
Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State men's and women's basketball players were awarded with All-CCAA honors for the season as the regular season came to a conclusion.On the men's side of the ball, Isaiah Ellis, Jalen McFerren, Corey Silverstrom, and Justin Briggs all won awards.For the women, Whitney Branham, Kayla Taylor, and McKena ...

Wildcats offense shows up as power surge leads Wildcats past Seawolves

Wildcats offense  shows up as power surge leads Wildcats past Seawolves

Austin Schreiber
February 25, 2018
Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State baseball team that had been struggling to hit for power brought their bats to Sonoma State, breaking out with three home runs in four games over the weekend. The Wildcats took three of four games from the Seawolves, winning 5-1 on Friday, 8-3 on Saturday, and 9-3 on Sunday. They are now 8...

Dustin Miller’s three-run blast lifts Wildcats over Northwest Nazarene

Dustin Miller’s three-run blast lifts Wildcats over Northwest Nazarene

Austin Schreiber
February 11, 2018
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Thanks to Dustin Miller's clutch three-run home run in the bottom of the eighth, the Chico State baseball team was able to secure the series win against Northwest Nazarene Saturday afternoon. They won by a score of 6-5, and it was a close game throughout.The Wildcats bats started off a little slow, ...

Wildcats defeat San Bernardino as Gilham makes history

Wildcats defeat San Bernardino as Gilham makes history

Courtney Chapman
February 9, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Wildcats softball team swept Cal State San Bernardino in a double header Friday, defeating the Coyotes 4-0 in the first game and rallying for a 4-3 win in the second game.Wildcats starting pitcher Haley Gilham and CCAA Pitcher of the Week shut down the Coyotes in game one with a complete game, two hit shutout, taking over Chico State softball's top spot for most career wins with 60....

Wildcats top 3 from Vegas’ Desert Stinger Classic

Wildcats top 3 from Vegas’ Desert Stinger Classic

Katalina Santamaria
February 5, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team gave fans an outstanding performance and a reason to be excited for their season after winning the Desert Stinger Classic in Las Vegas. They finished the tournament with an impressive 5-0 record with 3 of their 5 wins ending in shut outs. The Wildcats recorded an impressive...

Wildcats takes home title in Desert Stinger Classic

Wildcats takes home title in Desert Stinger Classic

Katalina Santamaria
February 5, 2018
Filed under Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Softball, Sports

The Chico State softball team came out swinging in the debut of its 2018 season with a win at the Desert Stinger Tournament in Las Vegas. The Wildcats went 5-0 in the tournament for the second year in a row, however this year they claimed the title with the highest overall tournament score. In...

Wildcats men continue hot streak, women snap losing streak against East Bay

Wildcats men continue hot streak, women snap losing streak against East Bay

Courtney Chapman
February 3, 2018
Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Wildcats came to play against Cal State East Bay Saturday night winning the women's game 70-64 and the men following suite with a 70-59 victory . The women's team came out on top against Cal State East Bay for the first time since 2013.They were led by leading scorer Whitney Branham and her 17 point...

Fresno Pacific snaps Wildcats 15 game home win streak

Fresno Pacific snaps Wildcats 15 game home win streak

Andrew Baumgartner
February 3, 2018
Filed under Baseball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State Wildcats dropped the series finale Saturday afternoon to Fresno Pacific by a score of 6-3. On a sunny day at Nettleton stadium Chico State scored first with an RBI single by designated hitter Trevor Steinman knocking in first baseman Kyle Blakeman for an early 1-0 lead in the second...

Isaiah Ellis scores CCAA Player of the Week

Isaiah Ellis scores CCAA Player of the Week

Courtney Chapman
January 31, 2018
Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Chico State forward Isaiah Ellis added yet another accomplishment to his Wildcat career after winning the California Collegiate Athletic Association Player of the Week Award for Jan. 22-28. The Antelope High School alumnus has been an essential player for the Wildcats men’s basketball team on both sid...

X
The student news site of California State University, Chico
Search: Wildcat of the Week