The Orion

Long distances do not derail family support

Long distances do not derail family support

Nicholas Woodard

February 18, 2014


Filed under Sports

Family matters; in life and in sports. Chico State athletics are no exception. Family plays a huge role for many Wildcats in their respective sports, regardless of distance. For players like Sarah Rebibo, a junior guard on the women’s basketball team, family is the very reason she got into the sport. Rebibo said she began playi...

Wildcats achieve Saturday sweep against UC San Diego

Wildcats achieve Saturday sweep against UC San Diego

Greg Silvia

February 16, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State baseball team swept a doubleheader on the road against UC San Diego Saturday.   The 12th-ranked Wildcats had two stellar starting pitching performances from its two starting pitchers, Marcos Lara and Brad Lohse.   Lara pitched five and one third shutout innings, allowing only tw...

Wildcats share gameday preparation rituals

Wildcats share gameday preparation rituals

Ryan Grady

February 13, 2014


Filed under Sports

  Gameday preparation can determine if athletes hurdle their way over the competition or get hit in the head with a bat. Keeping the energy up throughout the day is most important, said Michael Kicenski, a junior who competes in the high jump for the Chico State track and field team. ...

Wildcat baseball catches preseason awards

Wildcat baseball catches preseason awards

Nicholas Woodard

February 12, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Pitching and defense go hand in hand. A pitcher needs his defense to make plays behind him and the defense relies on the pitcher to set the pace of the game. Luckily, the Chico State baseball team has two of the best players covering these positions. Senior pitcher Nick Baker and junior shortstop Cody Slader lead in pit...

Baker throws strikes in Thursday’s sweep

Greg Silvia

February 7, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Chico State men’s baseball team got back to their winning ways, grabbing two victories from Azusa Pacific Thursday afternoon. During game one, the Wildcats broke the scoreless tie in the fourth inning when catcher Jake Bailey smacked a two run single into right field. The ’Cats would ...

Wildcats open season with series split

Wildcats open season with series split

Greg Silvia

February 1, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Chico State men’s baseball team got the season off to a rough start splitting a double header against Fresno Pacific.   They lost the first game 4-3, but were able to take the second game 4-1.   Going into the season ranked #12 in the nation, the expectations were high...

Wildcat baseball still a conference-wide threat

Wildcat baseball still a conference-wide threat

Gregory Burns

January 22, 2014


Filed under Sports

Unfortunately, there is no textbook, fool-proof way for a baseball club to bounce back after losing two-thirds of its starting lineup. Luckily, Wildcat fans shouldn't worry. To compensate for the loss of seasoned veterans, Chico State baseball coach Dave Taylor is prepared for the upcoming season. Boasting a rap sheet that in...

Nettleton Stadium burglarized Tuesday

Nettleton Stadium burglarized Tuesday

Ernesto Rivera

January 15, 2014


Filed under News

A burglary occurred Tuesday night at Nettleton Stadium.The suspect entered the stadium through an unlocked door and took baseball equipment, said Joe Wills a spokesman for Chico State. Inventory and cost of damage are currently unknown although some gear was recovered.“Some gear was spotted and recovered a...

Former Wildcat Neiman turns pro

Former Wildcat Neiman turns pro

Jordyn Provence

September 18, 2013


Filed under Sports

Imagine receiving a single phone call that determines how your life will be spent for several years to come. That’s what happened to Troy Neiman, a former Chico State baseball pitcher, when he signed up with the Colorado Rockies organization this summer. “It all happened so fast,” Neima...

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