The Orion

The Chico State baseball team looks on during an important game against Sonoma State. Photo credit: Jacob Auby

Wildcats lose game in final inning

Gabriella Bermudez // May 13, 2016

The Chico State baseball team lost its second game in the CCAA Championship Tournament. The 'Cats took the field against the UC San Diego Tritons in Stockton on Wednesday, May 12. Although the Wildcats...

Senior Desiree Gonzales waits patiently for a pitch during a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Desiree’ Gonzalez: Home run queen

Gabriella Bermudez // May 12, 2016

The Chico State softball team has had an impressive run this season. Among the five seniors who will be leaving the team after this season, we will bid farewell to Chico State's all-time home run leader...

Chico State President Paul Zingg talks during an interview. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Q&A: President Zingg’s love of sports

Kenta Mcafee // April 22, 2016

The Orion: How do you feel about our sports teams this year? Zingg: I really enjoyed the men's basketball team's chemistry this year. They didn't win it all but everyone on that team contributed, and...

Senior pitcher Brooke Langeloh launches a pitch in a game against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Langeloh fans 10 in win

Gabriella Bermudez // April 11, 2016

The Chico State softball team won the first half of a doubleheader against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros 9-1 after only six innings at home on April 8. The win puts the 'Cats at a conference record...

Junior Sonny Cortez makes contact in a game against Cal State Monterey Bay on Feb. 28. Photo credit: Allisun Coote

Snider smashes 7 RBIs in ‘Cats win

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // March 22, 2016

Junior outfielder Cody Snider led the Chico State hitting barrage with seven RBIs in a 12-0 win over the Cal State L.A. Golden Eagles. Snider started his career day early in the first inning. With seniors...

Sophomore Whitney Branham dribbles around her opponent in a game against Cal State Stanislaus. Photo credit: Jordan Olesen

Women’s basketball team loses to Humboldt State

Gabriella Bermudez // February 23, 2016

The Chico State women's basketball team continues to struggle through the CCAA conference this season. The 'Cats lost their second consecutive CCAA conference game against the Humboldt State Jacks 67-73...

Sharon Galligan and Maribeth Mika, left, jump up to block a shot in a game in the '70s. Junior Ashton Kershner, right, tips the ball back to her opponent in a game last season. Photo credit: Becky

#TBT: uniforms from the ’70s to now

Esther Briggs // February 19, 2016

The style of the athletic uniforms in the 1970s can be described in one word: different. When you look through old editions of The Orion you cannot help but stop and look at what our school used to sport....

Patel, Dias lead women’s soccer team to victory

Jason Spies // October 21, 2015

When you think of the great duos in sports, most of them come from basketball or football. But the Chico State women's soccer team has found its own dynamic duo: junior midfielder Lindsey Dias and sophomore...

Olivia Mediano posted 19 kills against Cal State  Dominguez Hills for the Wildcats. Photo credit: John Domogma

Women’s volleyball takes down Cal State Dominguez Hills

Nick Reddy // September 21, 2015

The Wildcats traveled down to Southern California to face off against the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros, winning in four sets to improve to 10-2 overall and 2-0 in the California Collegiate Athletic...

Soccer bonds alumni, students at 50th anniversary celebration

Soccer bonds alumni, students at 50th anniversary celebration

Dylan Wakefield // May 13, 2015

I remember being the kid in the stands at college soccer games, wishing that someday I would get the chance to play collegiate soccer. Playing soccer is all I have wanted to do since I was little. I...

Top-notch basketball recruit signs with Chico State

Top-notch basketball recruit signs with Chico State

Dylan Wakefield // May 1, 2015

Wildcat cub Justin Briggs will be joining the Chico State men’s basketball team in the fall. The 6 foot 9 inch power forward of River City High School in West Sacramento signed his Letter of Intent...

Freshman pitcher Haley Gilham launches the ball at the Chico State softball field in a game against University of Hawaii on Feb 12. Photo Courtesy: John Domogma

‘Cats score zero dropping both games of double-header

Dylan Wakefield // April 5, 2015

The Chico State softball team went toe-to-toe against the formidable UC San Diego Tritons Friday at University Softball Stadium. Game 1 The Wildcats and the Tritons dueled the length of seven standard-time...

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