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Chico State get critical win over Pomona

Chico State get critical win over Pomona

Noah Andrews

April 21, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Chico State baseball hosted the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos at Nettleton Stadium this Saturday. In a game that had serious tournament implications for both teams, Chico State emerged with the 4-1 victory. The win moved Chico's overall record to 21-17 and 17-16 in the Califonia Collegiate Athletic Association....

It’s Wyatt Baxter’s time

It’s Wyatt Baxter’s time

Noah Andrews

April 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and field

Growing up with a sibling that plays the same sport as you has positives and negatives.On the one hand, you always have somebody to practice or play with. On the other hand, they often become your greatest competitor. And what do you tend to try and do to your greatest competition? Beat them in every way...

Wildcat of the Week: Andrew Lopez

Wildcat of the Week: Andrew Lopez

Noah Andrews

April 15, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Andrew Lopez has been the definition of consistency in what has been a roller coaster of a season for Wildcats baseball. An anchor for the starting rotation, in 11 appearances for the 'Cats, he owns a 1.60 ERA in 50 2/3 innings pitched. Soft-spoken and humble, Lopez likes to take the trash talk, superstition...

‘Cats’ split doubleheader with Cal State Monterey Bay

‘Cats’ split doubleheader with Cal State Monterey Bay

Noah Andrews

April 7, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State Wildcats headed down to Monterey Bay during the weekend to face off against the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters. With the second half of the season underway, each game is starting to shape a picture of what the postseason and playoffs in the California Collegiate Athletic Association...

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


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Sports

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...

Chico State club basketball enjoys inaugural season

Chico State club basketball enjoys inaugural season

Noah Andrews

March 6, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Chico State's Collegiate Sports Club Program was created to provide students an opportunity to participate in competitive sports against other intercollegiate teams while enhancing the students' university experience by aiding in their physical, social and academic development.It is with these values in...

Men’s basketball fall to Sonoma State on Senior Night

Men’s basketball fall to Sonoma State on Senior Night

Noah Andrews

March 4, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Wildcats basketball season hasn't gone exactly as they hoped, but they still looked to close out their three seniors careers on a high note.Unfortunately for Marvin Timothy, Keith Datu, and Nate Ambrosini the Sonoma State Seawolves had other ideas in mind. The Seawolves put up a season-high 98 points...

Men’s Basketball loses close game to San Francisco State

Men’s Basketball loses close game to San Francisco State

Noah Andrews

March 2, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Wildcats hosted the San Francisco Gators Thursday night at Acker Gymnasium. It was a game that looked like a blowout at several points early on but ended up coming right down to the wire.It ended with the Wildcats unable to complete the comeback and falling by four points to a score of 74-70.Sen...

Chico women’s basketball stumble in overtime against the Toro’s

Chico women’s basketball stumble in overtime against the Toro’s

Noah Andrews

February 24, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

"We played really hard tonight and put forward a tough effort for 40 minutes," starting center Mckenna Barker said. "Although we slipped up a couple times, we fought the whole game and that is what matters. We just have to keep battling and fighting to get into the conference tournament."Chico State wom...

Chico State softball sweeps Humboldt in doubleheader

Chico State softball sweeps Humboldt in doubleheader

Noah Andrews

February 20, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Chico State Wildcats played host to their conference rival, the Humboldt State Lumberjacks, Tuesday in a two-game back-to-back matchup. The Wildcats put on a full display of their home-field dominance by winning both games and increasing their home record to 7-1. Game one saw Humboldt strike first...

Wildcats wrestle Gators into submission

Wildcats wrestle Gators into submission

Noah Andrews

February 9, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

Chico State softball hosted the San Francisco State Gators Friday in a doubleheader. The games represented the first league play for the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) this season, and both teams were looking to start off on a good note. The first game of the doubleheader kicked...

Chico State men’s basketball fall to number one ranked UC San Diego

Chico State men’s basketball fall to number one ranked UC San Diego

Noah Andrews

January 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Home court advantage didn't help much last night as the Chico State Wildcats fell to UC San Diego 78-57, adding to their consecutive loss streak now at four games. From the outset, Chico struggled to string stops together, allowing the Tritons to convert 60.7 percent of their looks from the field...

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