The Orion

Q&A: Senior Wildcats reflect on time at Chico State

Q&A: Senior Wildcats reflect on time at Chico State

Dylan Wakefield

March 20, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

It is the important people and impactful moments that make up the special experiences that turn into memories for a college athlete. Despite an abrupt end to the 2015 season, Hannah Womack, Annie Ward, Michelle Walker and Sarah Rebibo have had accomplished careers as Wildcats. The departing...

Wildcats fall against winless Gators

Lars Gustafson

February 26, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Chico State Women’s basketball team lost 61-53 in a tough game against the San Francisco State on Saturday night. The Wildcats scored first with a three-pointer and had the first lead of the game, but the Gators went on a 28-6 run. San Francisco State took the lead and held it for the rest ...

Former Wildcat drives deep in tournament

Former Wildcat drives deep in tournament

Dylan Wakefield

February 25, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

Against the pressures of a long trip, language barriers and a foreign country, former Chico State men’s golfer Kyle Souza found a way to win the second round of the PGA Tour China qualifiers. Taking home the first place medal of the second round qualifiers on Feb. 6 meant a lot more to him than just be...

Pitch perfect: Making decisions on the mound

Pitch perfect: Making decisions on the mound

Dylan Wakefield

February 18, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports

Pitchers have endless combinations, hundreds of distinctive styles, but one common goal in mind — strikeouts.Every batter is a different fight, and a pitcher on the mound has to decide whether to take a risk and throw a weaker pitch or set the tone and throw mastered ones. For pitchers, their decisions depend heav...

Senior catcher thrives in Wildcat baseball program

Senior catcher thrives in Wildcat baseball program

Dylan Wakefield

February 3, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

In baseball every ground ball and pop fly counts, every at-bat sends a message and every practice is the difference between playing a part in the starting lineup or not. According to Dave Taylor, the baseball team's head coach, returning senior catcher Peter Miller has made all of his opportunities count since ...

Wildcat wraps up stellar season

Wildcat wraps up stellar season

Samuel Wolfson

December 12, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Lindsay Quigley will end her volleyball career on a high note with the many accolades she has received this year. As a member of the Chico State women’s volleyball team, Quigley ended her senior year ranked fifth in the nation in hitting percentage with .400. She also broke the program’s all-ti...

Wildcats walk-off for the win this season

Lee Masten

April 29, 2014


Filed under Baseball, Softball, Sports

It’s the bottom of the final inning and the team is down by a run with a runner on third. Step into the batter's box and the pressure is on. Walk-offs have been the norm throughout the season for the Wildcats and some players have felt what it's like to put the team on their back. It may not be the most i...

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