The Orion

Matthew Wreden
You can find Matthew glued to his phone, TV or computer reading, watching and analyzing sports. Matthew began his journalism career at Santa Rosa Junior College and hopes to become a sports writer in the Bay Area. After one semester on The Orion, Matthew has improved his writing, reporting and social media presence.

Matthew Wreden, Sports Staff Writer

Sep 19, 2020
North Complex Fire reaches over 60% containment; officials warn residents to monitor fire conditions (Story)
Sep 18, 2020
Last missing person found safely as North Complex Fire containment passes 50% (Story)
Sep 18, 2020
North Complex Fire reaches 40% containment; now one of California’s Top 5 deadliest and largest wildfires (Story)
Sep 16, 2020
1 person remains missing in North Complex Fire; more than 600 structures destroyed (Story)
Sep 14, 2020
1 new death, 2 remain missing in North Complex Fire; favorable weather conditions impeding fire’s spread (Story)
Sep 13, 2020
2 additional deaths confirmed; unhealthy air to linger for weeks (Story)
Sep 12, 2020
3 more deaths from North Complex Fire; task force preparing for harsher weather conditions (Story)
Sep 11, 2020
Gov. Newsom signs inmate firefighter legislation in Butte as historic blaze rages on the ridge (Story)
Sep 09, 2020
North Complex Fire raging near Oroville; 3 dead, 12 missing, 2,000 structures damaged or destroyed (Story)
Sep 05, 2020
Chico State runners adjusting to canceled season (Story)
Apr 24, 2020
Chico State baseball reflects on cancelled season (Story)
Mar 31, 2020
Wildcat baseball finds success with transfer students (Story)
Mar 26, 2020
Women’s lacrosse leaning on first year head coach to rebuild program (Story)
Mar 20, 2020
Get ready with me: Athlete Edition (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
Women’s basketball star, Maddy Wong, ranks high (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
Solid pitching and defense earns a series win (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
Wildcats rally to win the first home playoff game (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Eager Wildcats enter the first round of playoffs (Story)
Feb 23, 2020
A memorable farewell for Maddy Wong (Story)
Feb 21, 2020
Victory allows Wildcats to clinch a home playoff game (Story)
Feb 16, 2020
Wildcats take series win over SF State Gators (Story)
Feb 09, 2020
Wildcats sweep Sunbirds in home series opener with 37 runs (Story)
Feb 08, 2020
The Wildcats rock Nettleton Stadium in home opener (Story)
Feb 07, 2020
Block party: Justin Briggs makes history while Wildcats drop one to UCSD (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
Orange Coast College baseball alumni reflect on the passing of Coach John Altobelli (Story)
Jan 25, 2020
Death of Chico State head volleyball coach, Cody Hein (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
The Toros bully their way to a second half rally over the Wildcats (Story)
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