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2019 MLB playoffs will feature rebuilt teams

2019 MLB playoffs will feature rebuilt teams

Brandon Downs

April 6, 2019

A week into this MLB season, there is a lot to be excited about; especially old faces in new uniforms and top prospects beginning their career in the pros. It's too early to predict anything, but let's do it anyway by looking at four of the most interesting divisions and speculating who will win MLB's...

The hard-hitting reality of salaries in the NFL

The hard-hitting reality of salaries in the NFL

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

April 2, 2019

The NFL made history in March of 2018 when they paid quarterback Kirk Cousins of the Minnesota Vikings a fully-guaranteed three-year contract. Unlike NBA, MLB and NHL athletes, NFL players are not guaranteed all the money that their contract offers. This causes a dilemma between the current Collective B...

The Wildcat Rumble returns

The Wildcat Rumble returns

Ricardo Tovar

March 28, 2019

The Wildcat Rumble is back! With its fifth installment of the Spring semester. The sports editor of The Orion, Ricardo Tovar, is here to give you information on Wildcat sports. With his takes on baseball, softball and track and field. Opening Day for the MLB was Thursday and Tovar gives his reaction on...

Larson throwing his way to MLB draft

Larson throwing his way to MLB draft

Brandon Downs

February 22, 2019

Grant Larson, the left-handed, 6-foot-7 ace Wildcats pitcher wants to take his talents to the professional level after the 2019 season. In his 2018 sophomore campaign, Larson had a 6-4 record with 82.1 innings pitched and a 3.39 ERA. He struck out 71 batters and walked 15. “I’m obviously really ...

The Wildcat Rumble: Matt Ferreira’s debut and Wyatt Baxter interview

The Wildcat Rumble: Matt Ferreira’s debut and Wyatt Baxter interview

Ricardo Tovar and Matthew Ferreira

February 22, 2019

Welcome to the fourth installment of the Wildcat Rumble of the Spring 2019 semester. Sports editor Ricardo Tovar is joined by a debuting Matthew Ferreira. Ferreira is new to The Orion's sports team and he is here, along with Tovar, to give his thoughts on Wildcat's sports, the MLB season and NBA seas...

Wildcat Rumble: The boys are back in town

Wildcat Rumble: The boys are back in town

Ricardo Tovar

February 2, 2019

Welcome to the second Wildcat Rumble of the spring semester! Sports editor of The Orion Ricardo Tovar is joined by Andrew Baumgartner (former sports editor of The Orion) and Alex Grant (former managing editor of The Orion). They discuss the Super Bowl, the NBA regular season and their trade rumors, ...

Wildcat Rumble: The first episode of spring 2019

Wildcat Rumble: The first episode of spring 2019

Ricardo Tovar

January 19, 2019

Welcome to the first Wildcat Rumble of the spring semester! New sports editor of The Orion Ricardo Tovar is joined by Daniel Dunn. Dunn is a Humboldt State graduate who majored in journalism and is a current board-operator for KNBR 680 in San Francisco. They discuss Danny's background in the field, ...

Looking ahead at postseason baseball madness

Looking ahead at postseason baseball madness

Connor Mcpherson

October 4, 2018

Every October, millions of people around the world sit down to watch the MLB postseason. Six playoff teams and four Wild Cards all compete in a quest to win a World Series. Some teams like the Dodgers and the Yankees look to continue its historic winning tradition. Others like the Brewers and the Rockies ...

Baseball brawls keep rivalries alive

Baseball brawls keep rivalries alive

Austin Schreiber

April 28, 2018

The 2018 Major League Baseball season has been off to an exciting start, with plenty of entertaining things happening in the month of April. For example, just a couple weeks ago two major brawls broke out between division rivals.While fighting is a common occurrence in the NHL, it usually doesn’t happen to...

Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani eyes Babe Ruth as possible two-way player

Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani eyes Babe Ruth as possible two-way player

Austin Schreiber

April 13, 2018

If you don’t already know who Shohei Ohtani is, then you likely will soon. The 23-year-old Japanese star recently signed with the Los Angeles Angels this past offseason and has been turning heads this year with his unique ability to hit and pitch at a high level. Unlike most major league baseball ...

Top five moments from MLB opening weekend

Top five moments from MLB opening weekend

Austin Schreiber

April 2, 2018

1. Ian Happ hits a home run on the 1st pitch of the 2018 MLB season.Cubs center fielder Ian Happ got the 2018 MLB season off to an exciting start by homering on the very first pitch of the game. Marlins pitcher Jose Urena tried to throw a first pitch fastball over the plate, and Happ jumped all over it, launching the ball over th...

California MLB teams make final cuts, prepare for the season

California MLB teams make final cuts, prepare for the season

Austin Schreiber

March 27, 2018

With opening day a week away, it's time to start thinking about Major League Baseball again. Spring training is wrapping up and teams are making their final roster cuts. With Chico having no professional sports team, many students and locals are fans of teams from northern or southern California,...

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