The Orion

Paradise High School athletes find solace in pro sports

The San Francisco 49ers invited the Paradise High School football team to their Monday night football game against the New York Giants. Image from Getty Images, photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers

Ricardo Tovar

November 28, 2018

People often question the validity of sports in our society; for Paradise athletes, sports was a way for them to escape the harsh reality of their situation. Many of these athletes have no place to play the sports they love and some don't have homes to go back to.#ButteStrong #PrayForParadise #Paradise...

Aaron Rodgers keeps raising the bar

Photo credit: Trevor Ryan

Kevin Lucena

January 19, 2015

When Green Bay Packers' starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers stepped onto the Pleasant Valley High School campus in the fall of 1997 he was only 5-foot-2 and 130 pounds. Now standing at 6-foot-2 and weighing 225 pounds, the Chico native is the favorite to win his second NFL MVP award after leading Green Bay to a f...

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