The Orion

Pitcher grand slams as hitter

Alex Molina, senior pitcher, gets ready to bat during practice. Photo credit: Maisee Lee

Emerson Keenan

March 25, 2014

Senior pitcher Alex Molina stepped into the batter’s box with the bases loaded. Humboldt State is holding on to a 5-2 lead and with a swing of the bat, Molina sends a grand slam over the fence giving the 'Cats a 6-5 lead. The Wildcats went on to win the game 8-7 March 2. Not only did Molina hit the...

Wildcats strive for hot streaks

Men's basketball player Nate Appel. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Angelo Boscacci

March 12, 2014

What do you get when you mix women's basketball player Courtney Hamilton, men's basketball player Nate Appel and women's softball player Sammi Ridgway? Streaks of success, of course. "It’s looking for that player who wants the ball in their hands at that time," Hamilton said. "The game kind...

A new softball season is greeted with a fresh face

A new softball season is greeted with a fresh face

Ryan Grady

January 22, 2014

Sammi Ridgway, a junior kinesiology major, works everyday to up her softball game for the new season and looks forward to playing in a Division II team. After two successful seasons at the junior college level, the Chico State transfer student is looking forward to hitting the softball field this season. Ridgway, a junior transfer student from...

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