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Wildcats finish regular season on a strong note

Wildcats finish regular season on a strong note

Matthew Ferreira

May 6, 2019

The Chico State men’s baseball team capped off its regular season with two wins against Stanislaus Saturday. Chico’s overall record is 28-19, good for third place in the California Collegiate Athletic Conference. The team’s performance this year has earned them a playoff spot in the CCAA...

Larson shines as playoffs loom for Wildcats

Larson shines as playoffs loom for Wildcats

Matthew Ferreira

April 27, 2019

The Chico State baseball team won their game against Sonoma State Friday by a score of 4-2. With the win, Chico State moves into fifth place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association division standings. The Wildcat’s win was powered in part by an elite pitching performance by Grant Larson....

Chico State cross country commit finds himself right at home.

Chico State cross country commit finds himself right at home.

Matthew Ferreira

April 22, 2019

Each year, student-athletes from all over the country decide which school they are going to compete for on the collegiate level.For Chico High’s cross country star Charlie Giannini, that was his hometown’s own Chico State.Giannini grew up in Chico and joined the cross country team after one o...

Wildcats get “Last Chance” to compete before tournaments.

Wildcats get “Last Chance” to compete before tournaments.

Matthew Ferreira

April 22, 2019

The Chico State track and field team got a final opportunity to prepare for the California Collegiate Athletic Association championships when they competed in the Yuba Last Chance Invitational Saturday.They Wildcats had a strong day overall as a team and won 11 of the 21 events that they competed in.The te...

Wildcats split four-game series with Dominguez Hills

Wildcats split four-game series with Dominguez Hills

Matthew Ferreira

April 15, 2019

The Chico State men’s baseball team finished their series with Cal State Dominguez Hills Sunday, capping it off with two straight wins. The Wildcats dropped the first two games to the Toros Friday and Saturday but were able to recover due to a couple of great pitching performances and a more productive...

Women’s golf earns second straight top 10 finish at Sonoma Invitational

Women’s golf earns second straight top 10 finish at Sonoma Invitational

Matthew Ferreira

April 10, 2019

The Chico State women’s golf team competed in the Sonoma State Spring Invitational Monday and Tuesday, placing eight amongst 15 total teams. Day one: The Wildcats got out to a fair start Monday as they shot for a score of 314 collectively as a team. Brittany O’Bryant got out to a good s...

Chico State track and field gets multiple wins at Twilight Invitational.

Chico State track and field gets multiple wins at Twilight Invitational.

Matthew Ferreira

April 7, 2019

The Chico State Wildcats track and field team placed well in various events at the Distance Carnival and Twilight Invitational Saturday at University Stadium. There was a bit of rain at the beginning of the day but eventually, the skies cleared up for the day's events. The Wildcats events started...

Wildcat Rumble: Was Lebron’s first year in LA a failure?

Wildcat Rumble: Was Lebron’s first year in LA a failure?

Ricardo Tovar

April 5, 2019

The Wildcat Rumble returns this week with sports editor Ricardo Tovar and a returning Matthew Ferreira. New co-host to the program, The Orion's sports writer, Noah Andrews brings his unique sports takes with Ferreira and Tovar. They speak on the NCAA tournament, MLB season, NBA season and much more! Ag...

Wildcat of the week: Isaiah Roybal

Wildcat of the week: Isaiah Roybal

Matthew Ferreira

April 4, 2019

Track star Isaiah Roybal is in the middle of a very impressive season and is working hard with his teammates to get the Wildcats to the 2019 National Championship tournament. Roybel is a transfer student from Santa Rosa Junior College who came to Chico State to study criminal justice in 2017. He originally...

Chico State men’s golf dominate in Turlock

Chico State men’s golf dominate in Turlock

Matthew Ferreira

April 3, 2019

The Chico State men’s golf team did an outstanding job at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational in Turlock Monday and Tuesday. The Wildcats scored 19 shots under par collectively and their efforts secured them first place honors. The team’s score in the tournament tied the school scoring record. The...

Chico’s notable sports figures, past and present

Chico’s notable sports figures, past and present

Matthew Ferreira

March 27, 2019

Over the years student-athletes have made the choice to come to Chico State to continue their academic and athletic careers. Some of these students have even moved on to the professional level in their sport.Basketball player Michael Bethea Jr. played for the Wildcats as recently as the 2016-17 season a...

Chico’s notable sports figures, past and present

Chico’s notable sports figures, past and present

Matthew Ferreira

March 26, 2019

Over the years student-athletes have made the choice to come to Chico State to continue their academic and athletic careers. Some of these students have even moved on to the professional level in their sport.Basketball player Michael Bethea Jr. played for the Wildcats as recently as the 2016-17 season a...

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