The Orion

Cheerleaders seek ‘spirited’ teammates

The Chico State Cheer team hopes to add up to 12 new team members for the next season. Photo credit: Gabriel Sandoval

Gabriel Sandoval

March 23, 2016

The Chico State Cheer Team was tabling on the Gauntlet Tuesday – extra cheerfully – getting hyped as members promoted the team’s upcoming tryouts. “We’re looking for anyone who’s happy and spirited,” said Samantha White, a first-year student who back-spots and tumble...

Male Wildcat cheerleader keeps squad flying high

Male Wildcat cheerleader keeps squad flying high

James Groh

April 2, 2015

Some are destined to play the guitar and others know from the start they want to be a lawyer, but for sophomore Omar Chavira it took time to find his calling as a cheerleader. Chavira had played soccer and track and field for a number of years before he realized he wanted a change of pace. ...

Greeks come out to support Wildcat sports

Chico State fraternities and sororities come out to support Wildcat sporting events. Photo credit: Malik Payton

Breanna Barnard

March 8, 2015

Cheerleaders, put the pompoms down. Moms, turn off the camera flash. And students, move on over to the section where fraternity and sorority members are chanting their Wildcats to victory. Recently, Greek life has been spotted at different sporting events supporting student athletes and getti...

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